Street Closure – 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 4, 2018

PRESS RELEASE

On Saturday, June 9th, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 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 7th or Friday, June 8, 2018 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 8th through Saturday, June 9th until 6:00 p.m.
• WSKE RADIO: Please air on Friday, June 8th through Saturday, June 9th until 6:00 p.m.

Reminder – Requirement 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

May 31, 2018
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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 – Memorial Day Ceremony

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

May 24, 2018

PRESS RELEASE

Bedford’s Memorial Day Ceremony in front of the Courthouse, will be held on the morning of Monday, May 28th. To facilitate these events, the following portions of Juliana Street will be temporarily closed:

• Juliana Street – between Penn Street and John Street – 9:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

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 Saturday,
May 26, 2018 issue.
• BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
• DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
• BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
• BEDFORD AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE
• BEDFORD COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITORS BUREAU
• BEDFORD BOROUGH EMPLOYEES, COUNCIL, WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

FAXED TO:
• CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS:
o Please air on Sunday, May 27th and Monday, May 28th until 1:00 p.m.
• WSKE RADIO:
o Please air on Sunday, May 27th and Monday, May 28th until 1:00 p.m.
• BEDFORD COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

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

2018 BHS Prom – Street Closure

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

May 14, 2018

PRESS RELEASE

The Bedford High School Prom will be held on the evening of Friday, May 18, 2018. That portion of John Street located between Bedford Street and East Street, which fronts the High School, will be closed to all traffic between the hours of 4:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. for the 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 Thursday
May 17, 2018 issue.
• BOROUGH COUNCIL
• BEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL
• BOROUGH OFFICE STAFF
• BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
• BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
• BEDFORD AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE
• BEDFORD BOROUGH WATER AUTHORITY
• BEDFORD BOROUGH PUBLIC WORKS STAFF
• BEDFORD BOROUGH MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY
• BEDFORD BOROUGH WATER AUTHORITY STAFF

FAXED TO:
• CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS: Please air on May 17th and again on May 18th until 7:30 p.m.
• WSKE RADIO: Please air on May 17th and again on May 18th until 7:30 p.m.
• BEDFORD COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

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

2018 Fire Hydrant Flushing: May 17 – 18

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

May 10, 2018

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PRESS RELEASE

Weather permitting; the Bedford Borough Water Authority will be using fire hydrants to flush its water distribution system in the following areas between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.:

➢ High Service Area (south & southwestern parts of the Borough & adjacent part of Bedford Township)
➢ Chalybeate Road and Sunnyside Road.

Most customers will experience sporadic periods of discolored water and those located in higher elevations may also notice temporary reductions in pressure. The public will be advised, through media releases, of any alterations in the flushing schedule.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager
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EMAIL:
• Bedford Gazette (News Department): Please place in “Top of th’ Morning” in the
Saturday, May 12, 2018 issue.
• BASD (Mark Pennabaker)
• Borough Office Employees
• Bedford County Free Press
• Bedford Police Department
• Bedford Township Supervisors
• Amy Melius, Bedford Township Municipal Authority
• Borough Council, Water Authority & Municipal Authority
• Bedford Water Treatment Plant & Water Department Employees

FAX:
• Cessna Communications:
o Please air daily at 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. from Saturday, May 12th through Friday, May 18, 2018.
• WSKE Radio:
o Please air daily at 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. from Saturday, May 12th through Friday, May 18, 2018.
• County Communications Center

DELIVER:
• Bedford Fire Department No. 1, Inc.