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Area firefighters had their work cut out for them when Bellevue Police reported a fully-fire-engulfed house in one of the borough’s least accessible areas, Carson Avenue. The house, pictured at right, sits alone on a road that runs into the woods off Spring Avenue and below Route 65.


As they gathered for last Sunday’s noon Mass at Bellevue’s Assumption Church, many of the parish members, as well as throngs of visitors, no doubt shared a sense of sadness about the commemoration of the closing of Assumption School after 105 years of service to students and families of Bellevue and beyond.

If most in that gathering would have had their say, this moment might not have come to be.


The final budget for the Avonworth School District was approved and, as anticipated, the millage rate was increased.

At Monday night’s meeting, the school board unanimously approved the 2018-19 school year budget, in the amount of $33,367,337.

Additionally, the board approved Resolution 061118-A, establishing the millage at 19.10 mills for the 2018-19 school year.

Also, as recommened at last week’s workshop session, the board approved changing the assignment of the school resource officer from two days per week to five days per week, effective with the 2018-19 school year.


Bellevue Borough solicitor Matt Racunas told council and residents at Tuesday’s pre-council meeting that the owner of rowhouses on Laurel and Gilliland avenues is expected to appeal the borough’s determination that the houses are not being used in compliance with their single family dwelling occupancy permit.



If you grew up in Western Pennsylvania, and especially in Beaver County, during the 1960s, you never possibly could have imagined that in the not-too-distant future there would be no Midland High School.


Sat, 2018-07-28

The annual Bellevue Alumni Reunion Picnic will be held Saturday, July 28, 1-10 p.m., in North Park at the Rose Barn.

Admission is free. Water and desserts will be provided. Attendees are asked to bring chairs, canopy, food and beverages.

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Tue, 2018-06-12 - Tue, 2018-06-26

Allegheny County residents age 60 or older in 2018 who meet the 2018 household income eligibility requirements, are eligible to receive four $5 checks that can be used to purchase fruits and vegetables grown in Pennsylvania from a participating PA farm or a farmers market.

Husbands and wives may each receive vouchers.

Identification with proof of age and residency is required to receive vouchers.

Income must be at or below $22,459 for one person and $30,451 for two people. Income is self-declared; you do not need to show proof.

Vouchers will be distributed: