Our Book Club meeting this month was delayed to avoid Rosh Hashanah, prompting me to investigate that holiday. My initial investigation determined that it was Jewish New Year, celebrated on… [Read More]
Archives for September 2021
Betty Copeland Named Pennsylvania Mayor of the Year
Last week’s borough council meeting was a rare standing-room-only gathering as mayor Betty Copeland was formally named Mayor of the Year by the Pennsylvania State Mayors’ Association. Copeland became Bridgeville’s… [Read More]
Bridgeville Borough Council: Sept. 13, 2021
Full video of borough council’s Sept. 13, 2021 meeting.
Oyler: Edmund R. Weise, R. I. P.
In a previous column I remember writing that “Ed Weise was the best ‘best friend’ a teen-aged boy could ever have”. And indeed he was; his passing has triggered an… [Read More]
Chartiers Valley School Board Moves Meeting Outside to Escape Mask Conflict [Post-Gazette]
A Few Chartiers Valley Students Stage Walkout to Protest Mask Mandates
Last week, at least eight Chartiers Valley High School students staged a mid-day walkout because they do not want wear facemasks at school during the current global pandemic. Although the… [Read More]
Bridgeville’s Devlin Robinson Featured In Article About Veterans’ Experiences After 9/11 (Herald Standard.com)
Get Your Chamber of Commerce Car Raffle Ticket Before It’s Too Late
There’s still time to enter the chamber of commerce raffle for the chance to win a new Chevy Trailblazer but you might have to act fast. More than 75% of… [Read More]
Oyler: Report to the Lord of the Manor
Noblemen in Scotland employed ghillies as caretakers of the forests and streams on their extensive estates; that seems like an appropriate description of the role I have assumed in my… [Read More]