Sunday, August 25, 2013
Red, Ripe and Roasted
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Delicious food and family fun abound at Phipps’ tomato and garlic festival benefitting Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Event highlights include cooking demonstrations, a tomato contest, a farmers’ market and activities for kids. By donating a bag of fresh produce to help community members in need, guests will be admitted for free to both the festival and to Summer Flower Show during event hours. Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says county police who patrol county parks are under-utilized. He wants to replace about 50 county police with 20 park rangers. No police will be laid off and park rangers would conduct more programs for the visiting public. Fitzgerald says the police will be reassigned to communities that are experiencing spikes in homicides, drug activity and other serious crimes.
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