Throughout April, Bridgeville public works will collect tree trimmings and limbs left curbside on street sweeping days. If you’re not sure which day pick-up takes place on your street, you can look it up here. Logs and brush must be no larger than 12 inches in diameter and should be free of roots and dirt.
Archives for March 2018
If the forecasters are correct, it should be sunny and dry tomorrow for Bridgeville’s annual Easter egg hunt at Chartiers Park. Bring a basket to hold the treats that the kids will find at this free event.
Standing in front of display boxes full of centuries-old coins, weathered war relics, and other artifacts, Rob Hilt explained how a simple metal detector can help unearth buried history. But it isn’t as simple as going to a field and walking around hoping to find something, he told the Bridgeville Area Historical Society at… [Read More]
Armed guards. Metal detectors. Physical barriers. Mental health services. Conflict resolution training. There are many theories about how to protect students from school shootings and other on-campus violence. But making those ideas a reality costs money. On May 15, voters in Bridgeville, Collier, Scott, and Heidelberg will decide whether they are willing to pay higher… [Read More]
A Humane Society volunteer last week asked Bridgeville officials to join the 250 other municipalities around the country that have banned pet stores from selling animals sourced from so-called “puppy mills.” The ordinance proposed by resident Lynn Ready-Aspiotes would make it illegal to sell commercially bred animals in public places. Pet stores would be limited… [Read More]
On March 24, the Chartiers Valley Education Foundation hosts its annual Night of Trivia at the Heidelberg fire hall. Tickets are $20 and include light snacks, mixers, water, soda, and a night of team-based trivia. Attendees are encouraged to bring additional snacks and beverages to compete for the “Best Snack Team” award. Seats are limited…. [Read More]
One of the worst flu seasons in recent years hit the Bridgeville Police Department especially hard last month. Around the middle of February, 10 of Bridgeville’s 12 officers came down with the flu. At one point, Chief Chad King was the only full-time officer who wasn’t sick. “We lost close to 25 shifts,” King… [Read More]
At first, Bridgeville police weren’t having much luck identifying the package thief who was caught on camera stealing a baby blanket that had been delivered to a resident’s house earlier this month. Although the department had put video and photos on Facebook, leads weren’t panning out. Then one day, a resident saw police chief… [Read More]
MEMBERS PRESENT: Council President, Michael Tolmer Council Vice President, Bruce Ghelarducci Council, William Henderson Joseph Colosimo Joe Verduci Nino Petrocelli, Sr. Virginia Schneider ALSO PRESENT: Mayor, Betty Copeland Solicitor, Thomas McDermott Engineer, Joe Sites Borough Manager, Lori Collins Police Chief, Chad King South Bridge EMS, Dan Miller Fire Chief, William Chilleo – Absent ROLL… [Read More]
Last week, Bridgeville police posted images to Facebook showing a man stealing a package from a Cook School Road front porch. Earlier today, chief Chad King announced that the police department’s Facebook followers had provided information that led to the man’s arrest. “I’d like to give a huge shout out to our Facebook followers,” King… [Read More]