2017 Water Line Replacement Schedule

Below is the tentative schedule for the water line replacement project in and around Lakewood Manor. Bedford Borough Water Authority customers may experience instances of low water pressure or discolored water during this time. Please be advised that the schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather, unforeseen circumstances, etc.

July 31, 2017 – August 10, 2017:  Lincoln Drive
August 7, 2017 – August 17, 2017:  Forest Avenue
August 14, 2017 – August 24, 2017:  Harriette Drive
August 21, 2017 – August 24, 2017:  Reed Boulevard

Prescription & OTC Medication Collection – May 26, 2017

COLLECTION OF EXPIRED/UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS & OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS
FRIDAY 05/26/17:

Bedford Police will be collecting Rx drugs & OTC medications at the following locations and times on Friday, May 26th:

Bedford Senior Center: 9 A.M. – 10 A.M.
Mountain Valley Apartments: 10 A.M. – 11 A.M.
Hotel Pennsylvania: 11 A.M. – 12 Noon.

Syringes and/or needles are not accepted.
This collection is geared toward the elderly who may otherwise not be able to utilize the Drop-off box located at the Bedford Police Station.

Coffee with a Cop – May 13, 2017

2017 Coffee with a Cop

Join the Bedford Police Department for Coffee with a Cop on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am at Hebrews Coffee.

The mission of Coffee with a Cop is to break down the barriers between police officers and the citizens they serve.

By removing agendas and allowing opportunities to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood.

WINTER WEATHER EMERGENCY BULLETIN – March 13, 2017

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PRESS RELEASE

“WINTER WEATHER EMERGENCY BULLETIN”

As a result of the probability for an accumulating snowfall for the period of Monday through Wednesday, a “WINTER WEATHER EMERGENCY” is hereby declared to exist on the following date(s) and time(s) in the Borough of Bedford:

11:00 p.m. Monday, March 13th until 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 14th

11:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 14th until 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 15th 

Motorists are advised that it will be illegal to park vehicles on any public streets or alleys within the Borough or in the Fort Bedford Park Parking Lot between the aforementioned times. Motorists will, however, be permitted to utilize the Municipal Parking Lot located in the center of the Borough behind the Mini-Mall for overnight parking but are requested to vacate the Parking Lot by 7:00 a.m. so that Borough Employees can plow the snow between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. The Borough Police will be enforcing the Winter Weather Emergency declaration.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager

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2017 Reminder – Sidewalk Snow Removal

BEDFORD BOROUGH
244 WEST PENN STREET
BEDFORD, PA 15522
TELEPHONE (814) 623-8192
FAX (814) 623-3315
E-MAIL: bedfordborough@bedboro.com
www.bedboro.com

January 10, 2017

PRESS RELEASE
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It is the responsibility of the owner, occupant or tenant of every property fronting upon or alongside any sidewalk in the Borough of Bedford to remove or cause to be removed from all of the sidewalks in front of or alongside such property all snow and ice thereon fallen or formed, so as to leave a cleared path the full width of the sidewalk or at least thirty-six (36”) inches in width, whichever is less, within twenty-four (24) hours after the same has ceased to fall or form. Snow and ice that is removed from sidewalks and/or driveways must not be thrown or plowed onto the driving lanes of the roadways.

Property owners who fail to remove the snow and/or ice from the sidewalks are liable for injury insurance claims should a pedestrian slip and fall. Property owners can also be cited by the Borough for failing to properly maintain their sidewalks and if convicted fined up to $600.00.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager
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EMAILED:
– BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department): Please print in “Top of th’ Morning” at your
earliest convenience.
– BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
– BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
– BOROUGH COUNCIL, MAYOR, BOROUGH SOLICITOR, BOROUGH EMA, BOROUGH SECRETARY, BEDFORD BOROUGH WATER AUTHORITY, BEDFORD BOROUGH MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY, CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, VISITORS BUREAU & DBI
FAXED:
– CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS: Please air on a periodic basis.
– WSKE RADIO: Please air on a periodic basis.
DELIVERED:
– PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT