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]
The future is going to have toll roads. Lots of toll roads. Maybe all roads will become toll roads. But PennDOT’s plan to charge drivers who use the I-79 bridge in South Fayette is ill-timed and stunningly tone-deaf, according to local leaders who spoke at a press conference Friday afternoon. State Representative Jason Ortitay and… [Read More]
Two prominent Bridgeville residents share the spotlight in a Brentwood Bank commercial as part of a campaign highlighting community businesses. Jason Sarasnick, president of Sarasnick’s True Value Hardware, appears in the spot alongside Joe Verduci, Brentwood Bank’s vice-president of relationship banking. Both men have been involved with local government and community groups. Verduci is currently… [Read More]
Bridgeville Borough is looking for a resident interested in serving on the zoning hearing board. You would be one of five board members who votes to approve or deny zoning variances and special exemptions. The board also hears appeals on decisions made by the Zoning Officer. This is a volunteer position with no compensation. The… [Read More]
As of last month, the borough had installed 10 cameras at the park at a cost of $11,500. There’s an order in process for additional, at the request of the Bridgeville police department.
Full video of borough council’s Feb. 8, 2021 meeting.
At a time when gun shops and online firearms stores are perpetually sold out of ammunition, a local businessowner hopes to start manufacturing ammo in Bridgeville. Antonio Carosella, who owns Pittsburgh Powder Coat on McLaughlin Run Road, wants to launch a business from that same location making and selling “reloaded” ammunition. Reloading is like the… [Read More]
Full video of the planning commission’s Jan. 25, 2021 meeting.
The South West Communities Chamber of Commerce will award a $1,000 educational scholarship to one local high school senior this spring. Students have until Feb. 6 to apply for the scholarship. To be eligible, students must: 1.) Be a high school senior from Chartiers Valley, South Fayette, Upper St. Clair, or Carlynton school districts. 2.)… [Read More]
One month after an apartment fire sent a senior citizen to the hospital with burns, Bridgeville officials are discussing whether to remove some parking spaces from McMillen Street to make it easier for fire trucks to access the driveway at Goodwill Villa.