It was my privilege recently to give a talk to a combined meeting of the Pennsylvania Canal Society, the Ohio Canal Society, and the Northern Ohio Chapter of the Society… [Read More]
Full video, agenda, and reports to council.
The Bridgeville Area Historical Society kicked off its twenty-first year with its first Fall program meeting last month. The speaker was Norene Beatty, President of The Pittsburgh Old Stone Tavern Friends… [Read More]
One of the best things about this time of year is the proliferation of festivals. They didn’t amount to much last year, but now we seem to be ignoring the… [Read More]
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]
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]
Full video of borough council’s Sept. 13, 2021 meeting.
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]