The Bridgeville Area Historical Society celebrated Women’s History Month by welcoming back one of their favorite speakers, Dr. Todd DePastino, and an excellent presentation entitled “Women in World War II”. Todd began his talk with an examination of society’s attitude toward women in general and women in the workplace specifically in the years preceding World… [Read More]
The Bridgeville Area Historical Society welcomed author Todd DePastino last week, as he discussed that roles that women played in America’s World War II effort. See the full video above.
Bridgeville police chief Chad King was profiled in TribLive.com’s Neighbor Spotlight column last week. In the article, King’s discusses his previous career in carpentry, the importance of communication—in policework and life—and, of course, the Bridgeville police department’s wildly popular Facebook page, which has four time more followers than Bridgeville has residents. “We’ve had people in… [Read More]
Our recent column on the evolution of Native Americans in this area ended with the Iroquois in control of the Ohio Country at the beginning of the eighteenth century, treating it primarily as “hunting grounds”. At this point, other nations began to move back into the area – notably the Delaware being forced west by… [Read More]
More than 1,500 area residents have signed an online petition opposing PennDOT’s plan to collect tolls on cars using Interstate 79 in South Fayette. The South West Communities Chamber of Commerce began collecting signatures earlier this week. “[PennDOT’s] plan failed to show any consideration of the current plans to alleviate the traffic-swamped roadways along Route… [Read More]
On April 12, for the first time in more than a year, Bridgeville residents will be able to attend a borough council meeting live and in-person. But rather than the cozy confines of council chambers, the meeting will take place at the Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Department’s Chartiers Room. “By holding it at the fire hall,… [Read More]
March means different things to different people, most of them positive. For me March is the time for my favorite sports event – the Iditarod. My interest in this wonderful race dates back nearly two decades to a memorable trip my wife and I made to Alaska. Intermingled with many other enjoyable experiences on this… [Read More]
Bridgeville’s planning commission was downsized earlier this month when council voted unanimously to eliminate two seats, once again making the commission a five-member group. After expanding to seven seats in 2016, the commission spent the past six months operating with one unfilled vacancy. Another vacant seat opened in January 2021. Despite operating short-handed, the planning… [Read More]
Full video of the Bridgeville Planning Commission’s March 22, 2021 meeting.
A lot of exciting things have happened at Woodville in the past two and a half centuries – I am excited about something happening there right now! Several years ago the Neville House Associates announced “The Woodville Experience” Capital Campaign, a fund raising effort with the goal of enhancing this National Historic Landmark and create… [Read More]