September 2021

Bethel Park’s Saw Mill Run Stream Stabilization Project Underway

By |2021-09-10T15:04:21-04:00September 10th, 2021|

On Thursday, Sept. 9, the Municipality of Bethel Park broke ground for an approximate two-month Saw Mill Run Stream stabilization project to stabilize about 350 ft. of stream bank to Saw mill Run off of Milford Drive. “Over the years, this section of the stream has really changed, and this project will help stabilize the

July 2021

By |2021-07-30T11:52:21-04:00July 30th, 2021|

Simmons Park Fields Looking Good! Our Public Works Team kept Simmons Park fields looking great during a girls’ softball tournament held there last week.  During the tournament, hundreds of people visited the fields that were taken care of by our “Park’s Team” including Tom Miller, infield groomer; Gregg Kelly, outfield designer mower/artist; and

June 2021

Reminder! Help Keep YOUR Wastewater Treatment Plant Running Smoothly and Reduce Unnecessary Cost!

By |2021-06-11T13:20:14-04:00June 11th, 2021|

After doing somewhat better, we’re now back to seeing an increase in clogged lines at the Wastewater Treatment Plant serving our area due to residents flushing items that should be placed in the trash. The only thing that should be flushed is toilet paper.  Any wipe products on the market today used to clean and

Bethel Park “Shade Tree Commission” Project…Consider planting young trees!

By |2021-06-10T12:08:12-04:00June 10th, 2021|

Did you know that the trees in our community offer much more than beauty and shade?  According to a recent study conducted by Davey Resource Group, Inc. (DRG) and the Shade Tree Commission, 1,200 trees inventoried in a March study have a value of $6,411.33 annually or $1.3 million for the trees’ lifetime! DRG assessed

May 2021

Voter Referendum May 18th

By |2021-05-14T10:47:54-04:00May 10th, 2021|

We're Asking for Your 'YES' Vote on Tuesday, May 18th! On May 18th, you’ll see a Voter Referendum from the Municipality of Bethel Park at the bottom of the ballot asking for your “Yes” vote. Bethel Park’s existing Home Rule Charter requires that the Municipal Planner live within the Municipality

April 2021

Bethel Park Police Department K-9 Lends his Paws to Help the Homeless

By |2021-04-09T12:28:57-04:00April 9th, 2021|

Sock Drive Running April 11 - 25 The Bethel Park Police Department’s K-9 unit, otherwise known as ‘K9 Jeez,’ is partnering with a local charity to bring some relief to the greater Pittsburgh area homeless. The 6-year-old Belgian Malinois, handled by Officer Drew Jacobs, is helping ‘Socks With A Mission’ to collect socks for those

March 2021

Bethel Park Farmers’ Market Opens May 4!

By |2021-03-30T16:27:24-04:00March 30th, 2021|

New Market Coordinator and a Variety of New Vendors Part of the Upcoming Season! New Market Coordinator Miranda Wayne The Bethel Park Farmers’ Market will be opening shop this season on Tuesday, May 4 from 3-7 p.m. at the VIP Parking Lot in South Park off of Corrigan Drive (next to the ice

An Update on Park Improvements and Road Paving

By |2021-03-26T11:27:06-04:00March 26th, 2021|

The Municipality has a goal of upgrading and improving its community parks.  In fact, many residents expressed extremely positive feedback about the playground makeover at Miner’s Park resulting in a variety of new equipment for children of all ages to enjoy! Following are exciting plans for two additional parks as well as an update on

Kindness Card Project…Learn How You Can Participate!

By |2021-03-10T11:20:11-05:00March 10th, 2021|

If you’d like to spread some cheer to members of our community who are in nursing facilities or senior living centers where they cannot receive visitors, consider participating in the Bethel Park Kindness Card Project. Simply purchase or make a card that can offer local seniors encouragement or well wishes; you can even write a

Miner’s Park Playground Renovations  

By |2021-03-10T11:07:48-05:00March 4th, 2021|

Last September – October (2020), the playground at Miner’s Park received a complete makeover resulting in a variety of new, exciting equipment for children to enjoy!  And, the best part is that local children made the final vendor selection. The $175,000 project cost included removing all existing equipment and replacing it with: A custom Synergy

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