Bridgeville officials said last week that the borough will honor its commitment to contribute $488,000 toward the widening of the Chartiers Creek bridge, a multi-community, PennDOT-led project that breaks ground in 2020. In early June, council unanimously approved the spending measure. But 10 days later, flooding caused widespread damage throughout central Bridgeville. Ever since, some… [Read More]
Archives for 2018
MEMBERS PRESENT: Council President, Michael Tolmer Council Vice President, Bruce Ghelarducci Council: William Henderson Joseph Colosimo Joseph 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 Fire Chief, William Chilleo SouthBridge EMS, Dan Miller ROLL CALL VISITORS: PLEASE STATE… [Read More]
Tuesday night at 7 p.m., the Holy Child Knights of Columbus will conduct a brief public ceremony remembering those whose lost their lives during the attacks of September 11, 2001 and to honor those who worked to save lives, rescue survivors, and maintain the security of the nation that day. The ceremony, now in its… [Read More]
Full video of the Aug. 27 Bridgeville Planning Commission meeting. After discussing details of the Baldwin Street flood alleviation plan, the commission decided to wait until at least early October to send the plan to council. Full story on the meeting is available here.
A $30 million flood alleviation plan could land on Bridgeville Borough Council’s agenda as soon as next month.
This Sunday, Sept. 2, Beloved Tribe is hosting an end-of-summer block party from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at it’s 244 Station Street location. This free event includes hotdogs, kona ice truck, cotton candy, popcorn, face paint, and music. “We just wanted to offer the community a little fun before fall starts and to close… [Read More]
Full video of the Aug. 28 Chartiers Valley School Board meeting.
If this sounds like you’ve heard this story before, it’s because you have. Last week was the fourth time in two months that former Bridgeville Mayor Pat DeBlasio Jr. asked borough council to rescind its $488,000 contribution from the Chartiers Creek bridge widening project and invest that money in local flood alleviation. “That’s $488,000 of… [Read More]
Bridgeville police officer Eric Cersosimo received a thank you letter from a driver he assisted following a car wreck in July. The woman was driving on McLaughlin Run Road when she mis-judged the sharp left turn near the park. Her car veered through the grass and over the embankment near the creek. Cersosimo responded to… [Read More]
The June 20 flood that damaged scores of properties along McLaughlin Creek also put a hurting on Bridgeville’s 2018 budget. To date, the borough has spent $58,000—nearly 2% of its annual budget—on flood-related costs. That’s before accounting for additional employee wages incurred during the flood, nor the cost of hiring two major vendors to assist… [Read More]