With only a half-dozen living remaining members, the Bridgeville brand of the Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) is about to disband. The group’s next meeting will be its last, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. As a final act of goodwill, the group donated to the Bridgeville Public Library the money that would have gone to… [Read More]
A Scott Township man faces simple assault and harassment charges stemming from an incident that took place at a Bridgeville residence last week. The 37-year-old was arrested at his Scott Township home on Saturday night in connection with an alleged assault that took place four days earlier at a Main Street residence in Bridgeville.
We finally have an Aldi store in the Bridgeville area (yes, it’s in South Fayette, but close enough). Judging by the traffic pouring out of the store’s parking lot, people are excited. Usually, when we think of German imports, we think of luxury — BMW cars, Hugo Boss clothing, A. Lange & Söhne watches. Aldi is… [Read More]
Last year, the Bridgeville Historical Society suffered a financial loss when a painting project cost $1,700 more than anticipated. Now, the Society has set up a capital repair fund to maintain its headquarters at 441 Station St. The goal is to raise $100 each month. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: [Society President Mary] Weise estimates the… [Read More]
More than four months ago, Bridgeville police launched an investigation into a marijuana-dealing operation that was impacting the borough. As a result, a Scott Township man faces multiple drug-related charges. Authorities arrested Adam Higgs, 22, at his Scott Township residence on Jan. 4. He is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent… [Read More]
A few local girls got a big holiday surprise when Ellen DeGeneres video-chatted with them live during her show. The girls thought they were going to Skype with an “Ellen” producer. When the saw that it was Ellen herself talking to them, the girls completely lost their minds. And they got a few gifts, too!
The Bridgeville Area Historical Society just released its 2015 membership application. For just $10 per year ($15 for families), members receive a newsletter subscription, opportunities to meet historians, early notice of upcoming lectures, and invitations to special events. Sponsorship opportunities are available for businesses. You can download an application form here.
Tell your kids to get their Christmas lists ready—Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, Dec. 20 starting at 2 p.m. The Clauses will have treats for all of Bridgeville’s children, plus pets. A fire engine siren will signal Santa’s arrival at the station.
This holiday season, you can donate to the fire department while making the borough — and your house — more beautful. The BVVFD is selling luminaria kits that will light up sidewalks and front yards throughout the borough. For $25, you get 16 luminarias, including bags, sand, and candles. The department will take orders through Dec 13…. [Read More]
Scammers posing as utility workers and government officials have been targeting the region, says Bridgeville police chief Chad King. Typically, the vicitm gets a phone call from someone claiming to be from West Penn Power, or the IRS, or some other organization. The caller says that the victim owes money and threatens legal action if… [Read More]