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President's Day in North Allegheny: What's Open, What's Closed?

It is a federal, state, and county holiday -- but other many other offices are businesses are open.

Monday, Feb. 18 is President's Day.

The holiday was originally titled "Washington's Birthday," a federal observation honoring the nation's first President and implemented by congress in 1879 . By the mid-1980s, with a push from advertisers, the term "Presidents' Day" began its public appearance. Today, the holiday has become well known for being a day in which many stores, especially car dealers and furniture outlets, hold sales.

What's Closed

  • North Allegheny Schools (Teacher In-Service)
  • Most banks
  • Federal, state, and Allegheny county offices and courts.
  • Pennsylvania driver license of and photo center are closed Saturday Feb. 16 through Mon. Feb. 18.
  • State Liquor stores
  • Post Offices
  • Town of McCandless Offices

What's Open

  • Northland Public Library
  • The Port Authority is running regular bus, T and incline weekday service, but the downtown service center is closed.

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