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.
Full video and agenda from the Jan. 11, 2021 borough council meeting.
The push to legalize backyard chickens in Bridgeville is not dead. Earlier this month, the Bridgeville Planning Commission refused to endorse a proposal that would allow residents to keep a limited number of hens on their properties. One week later, Bridgeville councilmembers—who make the final decision when it comes to ordinance changes—said that the issue… [Read More]
Bridgeville Borough Council voted unanimously earlier this week to adopt a 2021 budget with no real estate tax increase. Despite the ongoing pandemic, Bridgeville will end the year having taken in more money than it spent, said borough manager Joe Kauer. Bridgeville residents will pay slightly more for water next year, however. The new sewage… [Read More]
The baseball/softball field at McLaughlin Park was bulldozed recently as part of Bridgeville’s flood prevention initiative. The former ballfield location was lowered by six feet and reshaped so that it becomes a retention pond during heavy rains, soaking up creekwater that would otherwise head towards the Baldwin Street area. As of today, there is no… [Read More]
Each month, the Bridgeville Police Department provides borough council with a summary of activity and revenue for the prior month. Here’s the most recent report, via BridgevilleBoro.com. November Police Report to Council CATEGORY Nov. 2020 Year-to-Date Regular Hours Worked 1486 16535 Overtime Hours 28 697.5 Court Case Hours 18 250 Total Officer Hours 1532 17482.5… [Read More]
Here’s a holiday gift for area motorists: free parking in Bridgeville!
Council President, William Henderson
Council Vice-President, Nino Petrocelli, Sr.
Council Member, Bruce Ghelarducci
Council Member, Joseph Colosimo…
Cops! Firefighters! A supervillian! Mischievous elves! Secretive North Pole immortals! It sounds like a scene from a never-filmed Avengers holiday special, but this is actually a Bridgeville Christmas tradition—with a slight twist due to the ongoing pandemic. Starting at noon this Sunday, Jan. 20, Bridgeville police and firefighters and a cast of holiday favorites will… [Read More]
Full video of the planning commission’s Dec. 7, 2020 meeting. Topics included legalized chicken-keeping, pedestrian safety…