Bellevue Sesquicentennial

Bellevue celebrated its 150th anniversary on Saturday, September 9th with a picnic at Bayne Park. The actual date that Bellevue became a borough was September 7, 1867. The committee provided a birthday cake, games, snacks and entertainment. The choir from Christ The King Church provided religious music. Dignataries from the State, County and local municipalities presented proclamations and certificates of congratulations. Congressman mike Doyle , who was unable to be present, sent a proclamation which was read by Council President Lynn Ttennant-Heffley.


Pictured Left to Right - State Representative Adam Ravenstahl; Avalon Mayor Brigitte Jackson; State Senator Wayne Fontana; Bellevue Mayor Paul Cusick; Bellevue council President Lynn Tennant-Heffley; County Council Representative Denise Renalli-Russell.

Thanks go out to the 150th Committee (especially Tom Hyrenda and Kathy Halligan), the Bellevue Borough DPW crew and the Bellevue Administrative Office, and those who donated their time and gifts to the event.