This document may be considered the formal announcement of the establishment of a new organization, the JB Higbee International Glass Collectors Association, also known as JBHIGCA. Its mission is to preserve the history and heritage of the JB Higbee Glass Company, a firm that operated in Bridgeville from 1907 to 1918 and produced thousands of… [Read More]
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The winners of November’s borough council elections were sworn into office Monday night. First-time borough councilmember Justine Cimarolli joined incumbents William Henderson, Bruce Ghelarducci, Joe Verduci for a brief ceremony where they swore to uphold the United States and Pennsylvania constitutions while serving on council. Henderson was reappointed as council president, with Nino Petrocelli Sr…. [Read More]
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On New Year’s Day I got to wondering what life was like in Bridgeville one hundred years ago. Thanks to old maps, photographs, and newspaper clippings we can piece together a reasonable picture of those days. These were prosperous times, especially to the eyes of the middle-aged folks who had witnessed massive changes in technology… [Read More]