Bradford Woods Ranked 3rd best suburb by Pittsburgh Magazine

Pittsburgh magazine in its October 2019 issue ranked the borough of Bradford Woods as the 3rd out of 127  suburbs in the Pittsburgh area, .   The article The feature article can be read at the following link –https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/by-the-numbers-ranking-pittsburghs-suburbs/. “

“Ranking Suburbia”  as the article’s author  Mark Houser  states, ” measured a host of quantifiable statistics on what makes a good community such as housing, traffic, safety, neighborhood, and schools . ”  

Municipality Median home sale price 2018 NEIGHBORHOOD RANK HOUSING RANK TRAFFIC RANK SAFETY RANK SCHOOLS RANK Total All 5 Main Ranks FINAL RANK  
Edgeworth $581,500 27 6 39 14 21 107 1  
Fox Chapel $622,800 2 19 86 1 2 110 2  
Bradford Woods $350,000 17 4 80 9 6 116 3  
Bell Acres $355,000 15 8 83 4 21 131 4  
Ben Avon Heights $499,731 14 29 86 3 5 137 5  
Sewickley $335,000 9 53 26 29 21 138 6  
Pine $478,018 9 2 110 9 10 140 7  
O’Hara $275,000 34 28 85 7 2 156 9  
Sewickley Heights $780,000 40 32 59 5 21 157 10  
Indiana $260,000 43 15 78 23 2 161 11  
Upper St. Clair $313,250 7 50 82 16 8 163 12  
Marshall $360,710 23 5 129 9 6 172 13  
Cranberry $301,305 3 11 120 26 16 176 16  
Aspinwall $274,500 44 74 48 18 2 186 18  
Franklin Park $381,857 11 12 120 39 6 188 19  
Peters+A22 $373,250 4 15 94 64 11 188 19  
Mount Lebanon $275,000 1 62 46 65 20 194 23  
South Fayette $280,000 25 23 100 25 22 195 24  
Hampton $264,500 20 20 111 37 9 197 25  
Glen Osborne $283,500 39 44 65 29 21 198 26  
Collier $293,000 28 14 97 66 1 206 29  
Ohio $430,000 36 1 126 41 5 209 30  
Ben Avon $269,900 38 13 69 85 5 210 31  
Sewickley Hills $570,000 17 9 130 41 21 218 37  
Findlay $261,234 65 10 116 27 7 225 40  
Thornburg $388,000 29 43 63 79 17 231 43  
Rosslyn Farms $300,000 21 108 31 46 34 240 48

Conservancy Calendar 2016

Meetings, Events, Programs, Activities

January:

  • Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count: Sat., Jan. 2 @ 10 a.m.
  • Business Meeting: Thurs., Jan. 28 @ 7 p.m.

February:

  • Winter Walk: Sun., Feb. 7 @ 1:30 p.m.
  • Citizen Science, Naturalist Training
    • Nestwatch: Weds., Feb. 17 @ Noon
  • Business Meeting: Thurs., Feb. 18 @ 7 p.m.
  • Speaker Series: Thurs., Feb. 25 @ 7 p.m.
    • Bob Mulvihill, Ornithologist, National Aviary

March:

  • Citizen Science, Naturalist Training
    • Frogwatch: Weds., March 2 @ Noon
  • Citizen Science, Naturalist Training
    • Budburst: Tues., March 22 @ Noon
  • Business Meeting: Thurs, March 24 @ 7 p.m.
  • Tree Pruning Workshop: Sat., March 26 @ 10 a.m.

April:

  • Garlic Mustard Removal: Sat., April 9 @ 10 a.m.
  • Community Road Cleanup: Date TBD
  • Citizen Science, Naturalist Training
    • Lost Ladybug: Weds., April 20 @ Noon
  • Business Meeting: Thurs., April 28 @ 7 p.m.
  • Earth Day: Sat., April 23
    • Program: Wildbird Recovery

May:

  • Lake Loop Trail Maintenance: May 21 @ 10 a.m.
  • Business Meeting: Thurs., May 26 @ 7 p.m.

June:

  • Citizen Science, Naturalist Training
    • Firefly Watch: Weds., June 8 @ 6 p.m.
  • Business Meeting: Thurs, June 16 @ 7 p.m.
  • Speaker Series: Thurs, June 23 @ 7 p.m.
    • Linda Zitovich, Western PA Mushroom Club
  • Summer Nature Program in the Reserve: Sat., June 25 (tent.)
    • Topic: Nature Scavenger Hunt

 July:

  • Citizen Science, Naturalist Training
    • Monarch Watch: Weds., July 6 @ Noon
  • Summer Nature Program in the Reserve: Sat., July 23 (tent.)
    • Topic: Junior Forest Ranger
  • Business Meeting: Thurs., July 28 @ 7 p.m.
  • Storytelling Night: Friday, July 29, 7 p.m.

August:

  • Summer Nature Program in the Reserve: Sat., Aug. 20 (tent.)
    • Topic: Leaf Detectives
  • No Business Meeting

September:

  • Mingo Road Cleanup: Date TBD
  • Business Meeting: Thurs., Sept. 15 @ 7 p.m.
  • Speaker Series: Thurs., Sept. 22 @ 7 p.m.
    • Raul Chiesa & Janet Sredy, Managers

Beckets Run Woodlands, National Outstanding Tree Farm, 2015

October:

  • Business Meeting: Thurs., Oct. 20 @ 7 p.m.

November

  • Business Meeting: Thurs., Nov. 17 @ 7 p.m.

December

  • Light Up Night in the Reserve: Sun., Dec. 4, 5 p.m.