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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 are publishing his opinions in full as written. Defunding or re-appropriating law enforcement funding is an...

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 from the former "Pool Doctor" site in Rochester. It is being published in full as...

Attorney Cites “Malfeasance” In Resignation Letter To Ambridge School Board

Editor's Note: The following is a copy of the resignation letter submitted by Ambridge Area School District board member Jodi Gill, who is a licensed attorney, to district solicitor Megan Turnbull of Weiss Burkhardt Kramer, LLC. Re: AASD School Board...

Beaver County’s Public School Superintendents Issue Joint Statement On Social Justice

Editor’s Note: The superintendents of school districts serving students in Beaver County have released the following joint statement. We are publishing the statement in full as submitted to BeaverCountian.com. Dear Beaver County Students and Families, The recent weeks have brought...

WATCH: Unity Rally At Beaver County Courthouse Was A Peaceful Call For Action

An Important Message To Our Readers BeaverCountian.com's coverage of the Unity Rally at the courthouse is being made freely available outside of our normal paywall. We believe the information we are providing is important to all members of our...

JCPenny Is Permanently Closing Its Beaver Valley Mall Location

JCPenny has announced it will be permanently shuttering the company's Beaver Valley Mall location in Center Township. The store is one of 154 locations the company is closing as part of an optimization strategy following its filing of bankruptcy last...

Commissioner Manning: “Through the fate of having white parents, I was given privileges not born to my friends of color.”

Editor's Note: The following remarks were delivered today by Beaver County Commissioner Jack Manning (R) during a public meeting of the Board of Commissioners. They come in reaction to the death of George Floyd of Minneapolis. We are publishing...

State Police Say They Found Matching Ammunition And Pistol In Jeter’s Home

Editor's Note: The following is a copy of a charging affidavit filed with the court by Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Clayton McGeary in bringing charges of Criminal Homicide against Sheldon Jeter, Jr. for the killing of Tyric Pugh. Your Affiant...

Commissioners Issue Statement In Response To Gov. Wolf’s Decision To Move Beaver County “Yellow”

Editor's Note: The Beaver County Board of Commissioners issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf's decision to move Beaver County to the "yellow" phase of his COVID-19 mitigation orders effective May 22. The Commissioners of Beaver County...

Rep. Matzie Applauds Gov. Wolf’s Decision To Move Beaver County To “Yellow”

State Rep. Rob Matzie (D-Beaver/Allegheny) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement today that Beaver County will move to the “yellow” open phase of the state’s reopen plan on May 22: “I’m pleased the governor responded...

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Court Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19 As Trials Get Underway For First Time Since Pandemic Began

A Beaver County court employee tested positive today for COVID-19 and at least one other court employee is under...

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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...
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