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Aliquippa Officers In Quarantine – Police Dept. Understaffed – County Does Contact Tracing

At least two City of Aliquippa police officers remain in self-quarantine after exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19, leading other departments to pick up the slack and county officials to conduct contact tracing to ensure the safety of...

Beaver County Seeing An Uptick In New COVID-19 Cases – Masks Now Mandated In Public

New cases of COVID-19 continue to tick up in Beaver County, although hospital beds in the county remain empty of coronavirus patients. Numbers released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) show the county had 9 new cases on June...

Beaver County Woman Drops Lawsuit Against PA Department Of Health

A Beaver County woman who filed a lawsuit against the PA Department of Health (DOH) has abandoned her litigation that alleged the agency failed to adequately protect nursing home patients. Ambridge resident Jodi Gill's voluntary dismissal of her lawsuit against...

Dept. Of Heath Says Brighton Rehab Used Experimental Meds Without Approval – AG’s Office Investigating

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) has determined Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center used experimental medications on patients without seeking agency approval. Family members say they have been contacted by criminal investigators who are working to determine if the...

Former Center Twp Tax Collector Charged With Stealing $600,000 Over 9 Years

The former tax collector for Center Township is facing 18 felony charges after state police allege she stole more than $600,000 in tax money during her time in office. Jeanne Ann Bowser, age 61, of Center Township, is charged with...

Ambridge Police Chief: Officer Training “Very Lacking” – Policies “Very Lacking” – Dept. “Majorly Understaffed”

Ambridge Interim Police Chief John DeLuca has issued a scathing assessment of his own department, telling borough officials the agency is "majorly understaffed," its officers are "very lacking" in training, and that personnel have no direction because their manual...

Ambridge School District Passes Budget With $2.5 Million In Deficit Spending

The Ambridge Area School District has passed a budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year that contains $2.5 million in deficit spending. The budget includes $51,727,933 in expenses on projected revenues of $49,160,992. The district's property tax rate will remain at...

Ambridge School Board Member And Operations Director Both Announce Resignations

An Ambridge Area School District board member and the director of district operations both announced their resignations during a public meeting held Wednesday night. Board member Jodi Gill and operations director Douglas McCausland will each part ways with district...

Fire Chief Of Monaca Station 58 Charged With Stealing Over $30,000 From Relief Association

The chief of Monaca Station 58 Volunteer Fire Department is facing felony charges after allegedly stealing more than $30,000 from the organization's relief fund. Michael Joseph Ribar, Jr., age 30, of Monaca, admitted to making hundreds of cash withdrawals since...

County Employee Resigns After Using Racial Slur In Describing Workload

A county employee has resigned her position after allegedly using a racial slur to describe her workload, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the incident. The county began an internal investigation after a complaint was made to the...

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John Paul is an award-winning investigative journalist and founder of BeaverCountian.com. He reports full-time for the site with a focus on public watchdog journalism.
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Aliquippa Officers In Quarantine – Police Dept. Understaffed – County Does Contact Tracing

At least two City of Aliquippa police officers remain in self-quarantine after exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19,...

Op-Ed: Defunding The Police Is Not A Viable Solution

Editor's Note: The following is an op-ed submitted to BeaverCountian.com by Scott L. Bohn, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association. We...

Beaver County Seeing An Uptick In New COVID-19 Cases – Masks Now Mandated In Public

New cases of COVID-19 continue to tick up in Beaver County, although hospital beds in the county remain empty of coronavirus patients. Numbers released by...

Beaver County Woman Drops Lawsuit Against PA Department Of Health

A Beaver County woman who filed a lawsuit against the PA Department of Health (DOH) has abandoned her litigation that alleged the agency failed...

DEP Completes Cleanup Of Hazardous “Pool Doctor” Site In Rochester

Editor's Note: The following is a press statement by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection about its completion of work to remove hazardous materials...
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