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Words Have Power: Banned Books Week 2017

Do you like Harry Potter or The Hunger Games? How about classics like 1984 or Gone With the Wind? At one point these books and hundreds of others were challenged or banned across the country. Through the diligence of libraries, schools, bookstores, and citizens like you, these works remain on the shelves to be read […]

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Millvale EcoDistrict Pivot Plan Wins Two National Planning Awards

  On Monday, May 8th 2017, the American Planning Association honored the Millvale EcoDistrict Pivot Plan with two national awards.  The following blog post is a direct transcript of the press release authored by evolveEA’s Daniel Klein for the award. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————   New York City, NY—The annual conference of the American Planing Association (APA) takes […]

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Millvale first borough in Pennsylvania to earn Platinum Certification through the Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification Program

Millvale announced today it is the first borough and the fourth municipality in Pennsylvania to earn Platinum Certification (highest performance level) through the Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification program. Millvale had previously earned Gold Certification through the program.  Millvale is also the first municipality in Allegheny County to achieve the honor.  The municipality completed the program’s […]

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Millvale Community Library to hold EcoDistricts Micro-Incubator for interested Pittsburgh communities

Millvale Community Library Presents: The EcoDistrict Micro-Incubator Join us at the Millvale Community Center (416 Lincoln Avenue) on Saturday, November 19th from 10am-3:30pm for the Millvale EcoDistrict Micro-Incubator! Pioneered in Portland, Oregon, the EcoDistrict Planning Process believes that “within every neighborhood there lies the opportunity to design truly innovative, scalable solutions to some of the […]

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