Store’s Closure Highlights Food Desert Problem

“The closure of Duquesne’s only supermarket highlights the larger problems, caused by poverty, that plague residents of the Mon Valley, social justice advocates said on Saturday.

During a meeting outside the recently closed Save-a-Lot store on Duquesne Boulevard, advocates said the loss of the supermarket is having a severe impact on city residents who don’t have cars and must rely on public transit….”

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Publish Date: 11-15-2020

News Outlet: The Tube City Almanac

Author: Jason A. Mignanelli

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