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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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What To Do About Bellevue? By Tom Fodi

Four years ago, an article was published in the Post Gazette titled, “What To Do About Bellevue,” in which reporter Jonathan Barnes highlighted the economic struggles facing what should be a thriving, growing, prospering business district just north of Pittsburgh.  (To see the article in its entirety click here.)  Four years later, we find ourselves […]

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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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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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REGULATION OR HYPOCRISY, which is worse? By Danina DiBattista

There has been a lot of talk lately from a few members of Bellevue council that the members of LiB are saying “negative” things about Bellevue.  Many of the opinions expressed by LiB members may be shining light on things (good OR bad) that happen within the walls of Bellevue Borough Hall.  The members of […]

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