Bedford Postmaster David Zaher Hosts USPS Open House

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

When the Post Office sent out an invitation to an Open House on August 16, The Citizen dropped in and learned that Bedford has a new Postmaster who has been on duty since February.

David Zaher has dual responsibilities: he is also the Postmaster at Hanscom AF Base and divides his time between the two locations. Zaher took up his post here upon the retirement of former Postmaster Bill Booker.

Bedford Police Department to Reward Kids for Good Behavior

Submitted on behalf of the Bedford Police Department

Chief Robert Bongiorno is pleased to announce that the Bedford Police Department’s officers will be on the lookout for well-behaved children for the remainder of the summer and through the start of the school year.

Officers will hand out free ice cream coupons — courtesy of Bedford Farms — to kids who are “caught” doing the right thing. Examples include wearing a helmet while riding a bicycle and crossing the street correctly.

Back-to-School Self-Defense Night on August 8 ~ Free for Teen Girls & Young Women

Submitted by Callahan’s Karate and GrooveWrx

Winnie Callahan, Co-Owner of Callahan’s Karate, and Jennifer Buckley, Founder of GrooveWrx and The Girl Power WrxShop, will offer another free Self-Defense & Physical Empowerment Class from 7 to 9 pm on Wednesday, August 8, at Callahan’s Karate Studio in Bedford.

Due to the great response to their first free events in May, they’ve decided to offer a special “back to school” class especially geared toward teens girls ages 16-21. This one-night event will include learning simple self-defense techniques and important safety tips specific to this age group, such as living on a college campus.

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