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All Candidates Invited! Bellevue Election 2013

As the residents of Bellevue dig out of what will hopefully be the final blast of winter, the candidates running for office in our borough are being handed a very important letter from their postal carrier. Last week, LiB sent certified letters to each and every candidate running for office inviting them to take advantage […]

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Former Ross Township Commissioner enters the Bellevue debate…Why? by Mark Robinson

Recently, a new name appeared on the LiB Facebook page and blog with some interesting comments. Mark Purcell, a longtime resident of Ross Township and former Ross Township commissioner, has tried to define Liberty in Bellevue by linking current and former council members to the group. One major problem…Neither of the folks mentioned are a […]

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Agenda: Transparent vs. Hidden by Danina DiBattista

There has been a lot of bad mouthing of “agendas” as of late. I wanted to clear some things up. The word agenda isn’t necessarily a bad word…Unless you’re referring to a hidden agenda. Then I could see where people would be more inclined to drag that very useful word through the  mud.  In a […]

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Leadership or Bullying? Bellevue’s future is in the balance… by Danina DiBattista

During the August 14th council meeting, several incidences of bullying occurred amongst council members, and between council members and residents alike. Apparently, the Finance Committee can bicker over saving the borough $40/month on a cell phone bill, but they find it uncompromisingly necessary to insist that the borough spends $2,500 on trees to line the parking […]

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