Across America, COVID-19 has contributed to more than 200,000 deaths since March. But at the same time, fewer people have been dialing 911 for medical emergencies like strokes and heart attacks, possibly due to a fear of contracting the novel coronavirus at a hospital. As the demand for emergency medical assistance plummeted earlier this year,… [Read More]
If the whole point of having historically low interest rates is to spark economic activity, then that strategy is working—in Bridgeville, at least. Borough council voted unanimously last week to borrow $1.7 million to fund numerous infrastructure improvements around town, including several key flood-alleviation measures. Bridgeville will likely pay 2.25% per year on the 15-year,… [Read More]
The Bridgeville Public Library reopened to patrons this morning, after shutting its doors for nearly six months due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It won’t be business as usual, however; the reopening comes with new rules to limit risk to visitors and employees. New library hours are Mondays – Thursdays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m…. [Read More]
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With Bridgeville already five years overdue to update its comprehensive plan, borough officials recently started a push to create a new roadmap for future development in the community. A thoughtful and effective comprehensive plan isn’t inexpensive, though. The final price tag on Bridgeville’s next plan could be upwards of $100,000, possibly spread out over two… [Read More]
Bridgeville’s backyard chicken ban moved a little closer to being overturned last week. The borough planning commission voted 4-1 to ask Bridgeville’s attorney to draft an ordinance that would allow residents to keep a limited number of chickens in their yards. When that draft ordinance Planning commissioner Mike Tolmer was not present for the vote…. [Read More]
Full video of CV School Board’s Sept. 8, 2020 meeting.
Full video of the planning commission’s Aug. 31, 2020 meeting, during which officials discuss pedestrian safety, a new comprehensive plan, and whether the borough should allow backyard chickens.
A community meet-and-greet event for Bridgeville’s two new police officers turned into a real-life drug bust at Chartiers Park yesterday.
With the clock winding down on the 2020 U.S. census, Bridgeville officials are urging residents to fill out a census form as soon as possible. Paper questionnaires were mailed to households earlier this year. You can also respond online at MyCensus2020.gov. Or can respond by telephone at: 1-844-330-2020. Operators are available every day from 7… [Read More]