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7/15/17

A major road providing access between Bellevue's main street and Ohio River Boulevard could re-open to traffic by mid-September.

7/15/17

Bellevue Council will shelve a proposal to hire part-time officers to help reduce police department overtime costs, at least for now.

7/15/17

The Northgate School District was one of only 11 districts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to be recognized at the PA Literacy Conference, where representatives of the Pennsylvania Department of Education presented Innovation Incentive Awards.

The Keystones to Opportunity (KtO) Innovation Incentive Awards program recognizes innovation in literacy among Pennsylvania’s Striving Readers: Keystones to Opportunity sub-grantees. Northgate placed third in the category for increasing literacy outcomes for children from birth to age 5.

7/15/17

Steven Galetich Steve Galetich, 91, of Avalon, formerly of the North Side, died Friday, July 7, 2017. He was the husband of the late Mildred Galetich; father of Sandra Galetich, Patricia “Tish” Barley (Richard) and the late Debora Demos; preceded in death by seven siblings: Pete, George, Frank, John, Kate, Mary and Isabelle; also survived by two grandchildren, nieces, nephews, his cat Rambo and many family members and friends. Mr. Galatich was a WWII veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. Services and interment will be private.

Blogs

06.04.17

A few weeks ago, I got what was probably my last look at the house where I grew up. For those of us who grew up in the same house, in the same town, for all or most of our youth, “home” is a powerful concept. It carries with it not just the bricks and wood of a particular structure, but embodies the essence of a powerful period of time in our lives. It represents our roots in a time and place that, hopefully, is still cherished by most of us.

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Nothing says summer like celebrating the 4th of July, which is exactly what happened in Bellevue last Tuesday. The borough offered free admission at the Memorial Park swimming pool a free picnic lunch of hotdogs, watermelon and more, all served by borough officials, employees and volunteers.

Events

Sun, 2017-08-06

The Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon will hold its second annual free jazz and dinner event, Sunday, Aug. 6, 5-7 p.m., in the air-conditioned Fellowship Hall at 7501 Church Ave., Ben Avon.

The event features a rib/BBQ cook-off. Proceeds benefit Pleasant Valley Men’s Shelter, a program of Northside Common Ministries.

For more information, go to htpp://CPCBA Jazz.weebly.com or e-mail CPCBAJazz @gmail.com.

Mon, 2017-07-17 - Fri, 2017-07-28

The North Boroughs Corps of the Salvation Army will hold “Camp Courage!” a vacation Bible school for children ages 6-12, Monday-Friday, July 17-28, from noon-4 p.m., at 658 Lincoln Avenue in Bellevue. The camp concludes with a sing-along on Sunday, July 30, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

There will be arts, field trips and many more activities involving the theme “Nature and God.” Lunch will be served each day, as well as snacks.

There is no cost for participants.

For more information and to register, call (412)415-1726, ext. 103.