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Bellevue Council will hold a hearing Monday on the borough’s proposed 2018-19 budget, which has undergone a few substantive changes since its inception and presentation by Mayor Emily Marburger in October. The proposed full-time paid fire chief position has been eliminated, the street repair budget has been increased, but the large salary increases remain part of the spending plan.


On Nov. 1, Bellevue Police received a report that a juvenile had items stolen while walking to school.

On Nov. 1, a Lincoln Avenue apartment resident reported items had been stolen.

A Shiloh Avenue resident reported that an unknown individual attempted to enter the residence by kicking in the back door on Nov. 1.

Bellevue Police are investigating a possible sexual assault reported on Nov. 2.

On Nov. 3, a resident of Division avenue reported damage to the vehicle’s driver side rear fender on Nov. 3.



Head coach Joe Cangilla returns this year for his third season with the Flames, and the players appear to have a renewed attitude with more energy

The Flames lost to Brentwood in the first game of the Brentwood Tip-Off Tournament, but rebounded nicely when they beat Propel Montour 80 – 42 the next night in the consolation game. Northgate’s second loss came at the hands of Avonworth when they fell 47 – 41 in a hard fought game that wasn’t decided until the last minute of the contest.



Having missed out on the WPIAL playoffs for over a decade, the Northgate girls’ basketball team has their sights set on changing all of that as the new season began last weekend in the Brentwood Tournament.

On Friday, Dec. 7, the Lady Flames fell to Brentwood, the eventual tourney champion, 67-37.

Cierra Mason led the Northgate offense with 21 points.

The following night Northgate rolled past Steel Valley in the consolation game 50-17. Mason finished with 23 points. Savannah Livingston and Maddy Abramowicz dominated off the glass, combining for 25 rebounds.



Avalon and Bellevue, we have a problem – and that problem is the Northgate School Board.


Avonworth’s chamber choir performed at The Block at Northway: front: Stella Riale, Julia Ciriamboli, Kyra Carlson, Tess Theobald, Macey Schriefer, Megan Robbibaro, Hannah Palmer, Ella Galbraith, Erin Ove, Rachel Little, Isabel Thompson; back: John Seifarth, Garren Hoffman, Peyton Bauer. Northgate's chorus also has been out and about, and will present its annual concert this Wednesday, Dec. 19.


Fri, 2018-12-14 - Sun, 2019-01-13

Young women who are senior high school students and who live in the Avonworth community may apply for three scholarships. Two $1,500 scholarships are sponsored by the Avon Club, and a $1,000 Kathy Hall Memorial Scholarship is also available.

Applications are now available. The applications for the Avon Club scholarships are due Jan. 13, 2019. Selected individuals will be interviewed March 17. Scholarship applications for the Kathy Hall Memorial scholarship are due Jan. 31, 2019.

All applicants will be notified March 24, 2019.

Fri, 2018-12-14 - Mon, 2018-12-31

North Hills Community Outreach is seeking funds for their program “Sharing Winter Warmth,” so families in need can receive one $50 credit toward a heat or light bill.

Donations can be made online at or by check, payable to NHCO, memo line “Sharing Projects” and mail to NHCO, 1975 Ferguson Rd., Allison Park, PA 15101.

For more information, call (412)487-6316, opt. 1.