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Lori Boone

Aliquippa Deputy Treasurer Charged With Official Oppression And Indecent Exposure

An Aliquippa woman alleges the city’s deputy treasurer lifted her skirt and exposed her buttocks in front of her and her minor children during a backyard dispute earlier this month. Delphine Gilliam, 56, of 1220 Irwin St. is charged with...

Former Rochester School Teacher Files Lawsuit Alleging Whistleblower Retaliation

A former Rochester Area school teacher who says she revealed fraudulent student grade changes is alleging the district ultimately retaliated against her by having her criminally prosecuted. Charissa Daman, 41, through her Pittsburgh attorney Joseph Pometto filed a lawsuit Wednesday...

State Police: $3.5 Million Seized From Brighton Twp Home In Sting Targeting Corrupt Organization

State police went mining for a Pot O’ Gold from illegal gambling machines on a freezing Wednesday early evening, May 23, 2018. They allege they found it – nearly $3.5 million in cash – in the Brighton Township home...

Ohioville Water Customers Still Seeking Answers As Investigation Into Bills Continues

The Ohioville Municipal Authority is continuing to investigate claims of vastly inflated water bills in its four-community coverage area. Estimates of 70 to 100 people seeking answers from the authority board filled Ohioville’s small meeting room last week. So far,...

Judge Rules Taxpayers Won’t Be On The Hook For Betters’ Legal Expenses In Reassessment Case

Beaver County will not be on the hook for the $166,000 in legal expenses incurred by a county businessman in forcing a countywide property reassessment. County Judge Dale Fouse ruled today the county doesn’t have to reimburse C.J. Betters...

Ohioville Water Customers In Four Communities Will Have Four Years’ Worth Of Bills Reviewed After Problems Found

The Ohioville Municipal Authority plans to review billing records from over the last four years after recent complaints revealed three inflated monthly invoices caused by book or computer errors. The authority, which supplies water to 1,007 households in Ohioville, Industry,...

Opening Of Aliquippa Medical Marijuana Dispensary Delayed Until December

An Aliquippa medical marijuana dispensary is now slated to open in mid-December, with applications for its 20 expected jobs to be taken some time in November. Josh Genderson, founder and chief executive officer of parent company Holistic Industries, told BeaverCountian.com...

Three Beaver County Officers Are Safe After Suspect Fired Shots During Drug Bust By Attorney General’s Office

Two Monaca police officers and a local agent involved in an undercover drug sting-related shooting in Ross Township Tuesday afternoon escaped injury, but another agent suffered gunshot wounds and the suspect was killed. Officials have not released the names of...

State Continues Remediation Work At Site Of Rochester Chemical Fire

A week after a chemical cloud shadowed the county, the state is continuing work to remediate the Rochester riverfront site that caused the problem. Two buildings at 25 New York Ave., once operated as The Pool Doctor and Beaver Alkali...

Police Officer Charged With DUI After Sustaining Injuries In Crash

Beaver police have charged another area officer with drunken driving, more than a month after the alleged offense took place. Midland Police Officer Ross Youree, 29, of Hookstown had a blood-alcohol content of .0984 percent within two hours after crashing...

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Lori DeLauter Boone has more than 20 years of experience in investigative and community journalism. She’s won more than a dozen regional, state and national journalism awards.
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Aliquippa School Board General Meeting 2-19-2020

School board president Ms. Aileen Gilbert was absent for this meeting. Athletics Update Extension on project at 2103 Sheffield Avenue...

State Says Midland In Dire Situation – State Police Investigating – Pension Funds Misused

Repeatedly citing Midland’s “dire” financial situation, state officials on Tuesday night backed emergency actions including the borough entering state-designated distressed status and hiking property...

Beaver County Board of Commissioners Work Session 2-19-2020

Department Head Reports – None Solicitor Report - An executive session was requested regarding a litigation matter. BOC Report Jack Manning - Toured the recycling center and...

Midland Borough DCED Meeting 2-18-2020

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The Beaver Area School Board voted Monday night to move forward with construction of a new indoor pool to house their 32-student swim team...
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