Archives for March 2021
Every time my ventures into local history come in contact with Native Americans, I realize how little we know about their involvement in the Chartiers Valley. This is an interesting subject, one that must begin with an understanding of the evolution of these people from their earliest days at Meadowcroft Rockshelter up to historic times… [Read More]
Bridgeville Borough is officially opposed to PennDOT’s plan to collect tolls from drivers using the I-79 interchange in South Fayette. Council voted unanimously Monday night to adopt a resolution stating its opposition. “Incidentally,” said council president William Henderson, “there appears to be support from our neighboring communities to pass a group resolution opposing that toll.”… [Read More]
Borough council voted unanimously last night to issue a permit allowing a local business to manufacture and sell firearms ammunition in Bridgeville—with a few conditions attached. Fully Cocked Ammo is startup company run by Antonio Carosella, who also owns Pittsburgh Powder Coat on McLaughlin Run Road. He plans to use a portion of his powder… [Read More]
Bridgeville Borough Councilman Bruce Ghelarducci shown during council’s March 8, 2021 meeting, held via Zoom.
Bridgeville business owner Antonio Carosella speaks at a public hearing regarding his request for a conditional use permit to manufacture and sell ammunition in the borough.
Pasquale Vincent DeBlasio, the former mayor and community leader who helped transform the way that Bridgeville and its neighbors solve regional issues, died on Saturday, March 1. He was 84. As a child, DeBlasio was told that his rheumatic heart fever would likely kill him before he turned 45. From that point on, he lived… [Read More]
Full video of the planning commission’s Feb. 22, 2021 meeting, held via Zoom webconference.