Plan to Make Bloomfield’s Holidays Bright in 2016

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Because Bloomfield’s holiday lights are no longer safe to use, our streets will not be lit to celebrate the season in 2015.

To light up the holidays in 2016 and for years to come, the Bloomfield Development Corporation (BDC) is holding a fundraiser to purchase, hang, power, and store new holiday lights.

Please join us on Monday, December 7th from 5-7pm at Station restaurant, 4744 Liberty Avenue,

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West Penn Burn Center Heats Up Talk about Fire and Burn Prevention

For any Pittsburgher, the winter months can be a mixture of snowy days, family gatherings and holiday fun. Families enjoy coming together around large holiday meals and, as the temperatures begin to drop, people turn to alternative methods of keeping warm. Space heaters and electric blankets are a few of those alternative methods being used to keep loved ones warm in the home. However, as the popularity of these devices continues to heat up, so does the risk of fires in the home.

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Community Meeting Success!

On October 13, approximately 35 residents gathered at Shepherd Wellness Community building for a series of two open community meetings. The first meeting, held at 5:30pm, was a Round Table format to allow residents plenty of opportunity to talk about whatever is on their mind. The second meeting was a more traditional Community Meeting with an agenda, and many representatives from various elected officials in attendance. The next Community Meeting will be held on Thursday,

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Bookseller Bucks the Trend


In 2012, when brick-and-mortar bookstores appeared to be on their way out, Lesley Rains took a leap of faith and opened the East End Book Exchange. Three years later, her shop is not only thriving, but it has becomes a hub for the city’s flourishing literary community.

Located at 4754 Liberty Aveue, the store is well-stocked, well-organized and warmly appointed, making it an inviting place to spend a few hours on a cold and wet October afternoon.

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Bloomfield Launches New Series of Community Meetings

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Would you like to share your thoughts and concerns about your community? Or hear to what your neighbors have to say?

If so, please join us for the first Bloomfield Round Table, which will be held on October 13 from 5:30 to 7pm at the Shepherd Wellness Community, 4800 Sciota Street, 15224.

Each Round Table attendee will be given two uninterrupted minutes to share their thoughts. After everyone has been heard,

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