Tuesday’s primary election won’t impact Bridgeville Borough Council. With four candidates from each party vying for four open seats, those races will be decided in this fall’s general election. In the race for Chartiers Valley School Board, however, where candidates can cross-register, Tuesday will be a make-or-break day for some of the eight candidates vying… [Read More]
Aiming to balance in-person meetings with ongoing social distancing guidelines, borough council held its past two meetings in the spacious Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Department’s spacious Chartiers Room. But at the same time, there’s been plenty of action in council’s usual meeting space. Last month, the municipal building developed a roof leak that poured water directly… [Read More]
Council meeting video, agenda, and reports
The last Tuesday in April presented me with a conflict. The good news was that our Book Club, which has been meeting remotely for over a year was going to convene at Norm Cohen’s home, in person. The bad news was that the Bridgeville Area Historical Society was holding a program meeting that I wanted… [Read More]
One of my favorite experiences each term is serving as a mentor for a team in Pitt’s Civil Engineering Senior Design Project program. Despite the complications of pandemic social distancing, the program has managed to continue to provide each graduating senior with a valuable “near-real-world” engineering experience as a member of an integrated design team…. [Read More]
Author Chris George spoke to the Bridgeville Area Historical Society on April 27, 2021 about the experiences of the 123rd Pennsylvania volunteer regiment during the Civil War.
Full video of the planning commission’s April 26 meeting.
It is always a treat to watch Spring arrive in our woods. Somehow the combination of Pandemic exhaustion and my recent illness has made it even more special than usual this year. By my calculations it is about ten days late this year, and more welcome than ever. My walks in the woods invariably begin… [Read More]
The owners of Country Style Pizza had a day named in their honor last week after they rescued a Bridgeville resident from a burning house. April 13 was “Stephen Hines and Zack Adams Day” — celebrating the stepfather and stepson hero duo. On March 20, they were renovating their pizza shop at the corner of… [Read More]
I continue to be thrilled by the construction of a new barn at Woodville, part of Neville House Associates’ ambitious project to create “the Woodville Experience” by complementing the Neville House with authentic outbuildings. The result will provide twenty-first century visitors with an opportunity to experience life on a wealthy western Pennsylvania estate in the… [Read More]