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Thursday, 30 January 2014 21:18

Homewood Building Its Own Safety Net

Homewood Building Its Own Safety Net
Christian Morrow, New Pittsburgh Courier - November 28, 2013 "In September, Community Empowerment Association CEO Rashad Byrdsong told the New Pittsburgh Courier that the Homewood Community would to to show some self-reliance because Superman is not coming to save us and help address the problems that lef to a rash of gun violence at the time. He said that after key political and financial entities failed to come to a scheduled meeting on the matter. What a difference two months...
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Christian Morrow, New Pittsburgh Courier - Published on Monday, December 24, 2012 During the groundbreaking for the $11.5 million Homewood Station Senior Apartments development in Homewood, City Councilman Rev. Ricky Burgess recalled how his late mother asked him to work to rebuild the neighborhood. With this project, he said, he has started to honor her request. “I grew up two blocks from this site. I pastored a church for 30 years one block from this site and I married a girl from...
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