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Three Bellevue Council seats left undecided after the primary election will be filled by voters who go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

In the borough’s first ward, two seats are open, and only one incumbent is on the ballot.Current council member Kathy Coder is joined on the Republican ballot by Megan Swackhammer. The Democratic ticket features Henry Lenard and Mike Braunlich. In The third ward, incumbent Democrat Lynn Tennant Heffley is running against Republican Grant Saylor. first ward


The Northgate School District once again has an opportunity to freeze its transportation rates by extending its contract with W.L. Roegnik, Inc.

Although most Northgate students walk to the schools, the district still is required to provide transportation for students in a number of areas, including special education, athletics and field trips.


The 29th annual Northgate School Community Picnic will be held at Kennywood Park on Saturday, May 28.

"FunDay" tickets at $22 will be sold in school buildings on Thursday, April 28; cash or money orders payable to Kennywood only. Tickets will be sold at Assumption at 8:30 a.m., Avalon Elementary at 9:50 a.m., Bellevue Elementary at 10:35 a.m., and the high school 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Bus transportation will be available to those purchasing a bus ticket for $1 prior to the day of the picnic.


Two schools of thought clashed in the Avonworth Elementary School gum Tuesday evening, as the district's school board sought public comment on a proposal to purchase adjacent property for the construction of a primary center that would house grades K-2.


Northgate’s annual senior citizen appreciation show and luncheon will be held on Friday, Nov. 19, at the high school.


The Citizen's dashing canine reporter Arthur considered test driving a Camaro during the Classic Car Cruise on Sunday, where Chevy offered visitors a chance to take a spin in the hot new sports car. The backseat was not exactly Dane-size, however, so he decided to stick with his standard mode of transportation, a Chevy Blazer. Arthur was very excited by the Chevy people tweeting his picture!


Northgate students have received the green light to travel to France in the spring of 2012 and Puerto Rico in the spring of 2011.

The school board voted March 15 to excuse the participating students and the French and Spanish teachers. The district will not pay for either trip.

Four high school student council members will attend the Second Mile Leadership Conference at Penn State next week. The district will pay for the transportation and lodging of the student council sponsor only.