Notice to Maintain Grass and Weeds

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

June 12, 2017
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PRESS RELEASE

The Bedford Borough Office advises the owners and tenants of properties located within the Borough that grass and weeds, including those growing in/adjacent to sidewalks, curbs, and the edges of public roadways, must be maintained at a cut/mowed height not to exceed six (6”) inches. Persons failing to maintain their properties will be cited.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager
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EMAILED TO:
• BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department): Please print in “Top of th’ Morning”.
• BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
• PMCA BEDFORD OFFICE
• DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
• BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
• BEDFORD COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU
• BEDFORD COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
• BEDFORD BOROUGH PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
• BEDFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL, WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

FAXED TO:
• CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS: PLEASE AIR PERIODICALLY AS TIME ALLOWS.
• WSKE RADIO: PLEASE AIR PERIODICALLY AS TIME ALLOWS.

Street Closure – June 15th DBI Rock the Block

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

June 12, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

On Thursday, June 15th the following street will be closed to all traffic to accommodate Downtown Bedford Inc.’s “Rock the Block” event:

• Juliana Street from the south side of Central Way through the intersection of Penn Street – 4:00 p.m. thru 10:00 p.m.
• Penn Street from Huntingdon Avenue to Lafayette Avenue
• ‘No Parking Bags’ will be placed at 2pm to notify motorists of upcoming event.

Vehicle operators should take extra precaution when driving in/near the aforementioned area.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager

EMAILED TO:
• BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department): Please print in “Top of th’ Morning” in the
June 14th and/or June 15th issues.
• BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
• DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
• BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
• BEDFORD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
• BEDFORD COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU
• BOROUGH COUNCIL, MAYOR, SOLICITOR & STAFF
• LUTHERAN CHURCH, PRESBY CHURCH & ST. THOMAS SCHOOL
• BEDFORD BOROUGH WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY
• BEDFORD AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE & BEDFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT NO. 1, INC.

FAXED TO:
• CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS:
o Please air on Wednesday, June 14th and Thursday, June 15th until 10:00 p.m.
• WSKE RADIO:
o Please air on Wednesday, June 14th and Thursday, June 15th until 10:00 p.m.
• BEDFORD COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

The Green Park Closure – June 12 thru June 16

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

June 7, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

Effective Monday, June 12th from 8:00 a.m. until Friday, June 16th at 5:00 p.m., “The Green” in the Borough of Bedford will be closed to all pedestrian and vehicular traffic. The park will be under construction with repairs being done to enhance the safety and appearance of the park.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager

POSTED ON THE BOROUGH’S WEBSITE

EMAILED TO:
• BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department): Please print in “Top of th’ Morning” in
the June 9th and/or June 10th issue.
• BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
• DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
• BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
• BEDFORD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
• BEDFORD COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU
• BEDFORD AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE & FIRE DEPARTMENT
• BOROUGH COUNCIL, MAYOR, SOLICITOR & EMPLOYEES
• BEDFORD BOROUGH WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

FAXED TO:
• CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS: Please air periodically.
• WSKE RADIO: Please air periodically.
• BEDFORD COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

Street Closure – June 10 DBI Bed Races & Wing Off

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

June 6, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

On Saturday, June 10th, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., the following streets will be closed to all traffic to accommodate Downtown Bedford Inc.’s “Bed Races” event:

• South Juliana Street – from Penn Street to Watson Street
• Butler Avenue – from South Juliana Street to Lafayette Avenue
• Lafayette Avenue – from Butler Avenue to Vondersmith Avenue
• Vondersmith Avenue – from Lafayette Avenue to Huntingdon Avenue
• John Street – from Lafayette Avenue to Huntingdon Avenue

Immediately following the BED RACES – pedestrians will be directed across Penn Street in order to attend DBI’s “Wing Off” event. The following street will be closed to all traffic to accommodate the WING OFF event between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.:

• Juliana Street – from Central Way to Penn Street

Vehicle operators should take extra precaution when driving in/near the aforementioned area.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager

EMAILED TO:
• BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department):
Please print in “Top of th’ Morning” in the Thursday, June 8th or Friday, June 9, 2017 issue.
• BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
• DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
• BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
• BERKEBILE FUNERAL HOME
• BEDFORD AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE & FIRE DEPARTMENT
• BEDFORD COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITORS BUREAU
• BEDFORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH * LUTHERAN CHURCH * PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
• BEDFORD BOROUGH EMPLOYEES, COUNCIL, WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

FAXED TO:
• BEDFORD COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK
• CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS: Please air on Friday, June 9th through Saturday, June 10th until 6:00 p.m.
• WSKE RADIO: Please air on Friday, June 9th through Saturday, June 10th until 6:00 p.m.

June 9 Street Closure – Throwback Dance at the Fort

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

June 6, 2017

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PRESS RELEASE

Between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017 the Fort Bedford Park in the Borough of Bedford (from top of hill/nearest bank drive-thru entrances to picnic area) will be closed to all vehicular traffic to facilitate the “2017 Chamber Leadership Class’ Throwback Dance at the Fort Event.” Vehicles not associated with the event that remain in the Park after 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 9th will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager

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EMAILED TO:
• BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department): Please print in “Top of th’ Morning” in the Wednesday, June 7th or Thursday, June 8th issue.
• BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
• DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
• BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
• M & T BANK
• ALTOONA FIRST SAVINGS BANK
• BEDFORD AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE
• FORT BEDFORD MUSEUM – HERITAGE TRUST
• BEDFORD COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITORS BUREAU
• BEDFORD BOROUGH EMPLOYEES, COUNCIL, WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

FAXED TO:
• CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS: Please air periodically until 10:00 p.m. on June 9th.
• WSKE RADIO: Please air periodically until 10:00 p.m. on June 9th.
• BEDFORD COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

DELIVERED TO:
• BEDFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT NO. 1, INC.