Numlock News: September 1, 2021 • Cougars, H…

By Walt Hickey The annual back-to-school sale on paid subscriptions to Numlock is back, it’s the best deal of the year, 30 percent off your first year, only three days left! Assimilated A ballot initiative in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania — a suburb of Pittsburgh — would bring the 15,218 citizen borough into the city of Pittsburgh. The issue is that, with 1,400 abandoned structures across 2.3 miles, Wilkinsburg is weighing the benefits of remaining indie versus joining the major label of Pittsburgh. As the tax base has shrunk, the property owners who have stuck around have seen increasing costs: the mill rate, or the dollar amount taxed per each $1,000 of assessed property value, is 45.23, significantly higher than the 23.49 of Pittsburgh. A CVS assessed at $1.3 million in Wilkinsburg pays

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