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Your Borough Knows Better: A Reflection of the September 2013 Regular Council Meeting, by Tom Fodi

Last Tuesday’s Regular Bellevue Council meeting maintained an all too common theme in our borough – “Your council knows better than you!” Though I don’t often take advantage of the opportunity to speak up during the public contribution portion of the meeting, I decided to take five minutes to speak my mind on Tuesday. I’m […]

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Can We Have a Mature Conversation about This Now? Re-Engaging the Debate over the School Resource Officer

The Post Gazette ran a story today in which they explore the increased interest in the need for proper security in schools around western PA. After the tragic events which unfolded on Friday in Connecticut, I cannot imagine anyone with children NOT wondering about the security measures taken in their school district to ensure their […]

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Bully, by Aaryn Nitsch

bul·ly [bool-ee] noun, plural bul·lies, verb, bul·lied, bul·ly·ing noun 1.       a blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people[1] verb 2.       to discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate[2] Most of us have had a personal experience with bullying in one form or another at some point […]

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Independence Day in Bellevue, A Reflection by Grant Saylor

lib·er·ty (lbr-t) n. pl. lib·er·ties 1. a. The condition of being free from restriction or control. b. The right and power to act, believe, or express oneself in a manner of one’s own choosing. c. The condition of being physically and legally free from confinement, servitude, or forced labor. 2. Freedom from unjust or undue governmental […]

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LiB: A Statement of Purpose by Danina DiBattista

Liberty in Bellevue is an action based group of people and residents from Bellevue and its surrounding areas.  Our goal is to pin point the reasons for decline in our community and work towards solutions and proper actions for resolution. Bellevue’s business district and its economy have been on the decline for decades.  Our goal […]

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