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Beaver

Lori Boone

Plenty Of Orange Cones Ahead! PennDOT Plans To Be Busy In Beaver County This Year

PennDOT’s orange cones already dot the county’s roadways and they will multiply starting this month, with no town ultimately more transformed than Beaver Falls. The $6.05 million project to overhaul Seventh Avenue, its main thoroughfare, starts next month. With it,...

Freedom Kids Inspired by Viral #TrashTagChallenge

Kids’ social media challenges sometimes trend toward the dangerous or deadly, like swallowing Tide Pods and large amounts of cinnamon or lighting each other on fire. But 11-year-old Alexa DeLucey of Freedom Borough saw a challenge on Facebook that...

Dog Who Bit Beaver County Man Outside Of Humane Society Has Been Euthanized

Beaver County Humane Society officials have euthanized the Shar Pei/Pit Bull mix that attacked his owner in the parking lot last Tuesday night, and attacked a staff member on Friday. Executive Director Susan Salyards said the 7-year-old dog named Vinny...

Beaver County Man Lifeflighted After Reclaiming Dog He Had Given Up

A 7-year-old Shar Pei/Pit Bull mix named Vinny is in quarantine at the Beaver County Humane Society following a Tuesday night attack on his former owner who had come to reclaim him nearly four months after surrendering him. Center Township...

Aliquippa Council Chaos – Meeting Gets Heated As Mayor & Manager Flash Grand Jury Subpoenas

Aliquippa Council’s meeting on Ash Wednesday began with its members and the mayor linking hands in prayer. It devolved into shouting, table pounding and state Grand Jury subpoenas being waved. The more than two-hour meeting went off the rails...

Aliquippa Asst. Police Chief’s Attorney Tells Judge He Intends To Call D.A. Lozier As A Witness (Listen To The Recording)

An attorney for the suspended Aliquippa assistant police chief has motioned for a charge dismissal hearing ahead of the scheduled May 6 trial, has notified the judge he intends to call District Attorney David Lozier as a witness, and...

Felony Charges Refiled Against Suspended Ambridge Police Chief James Mann

The hits keep coming for embattled Ambridge Police Chief James Mann. After having a forensic audit completed, state police refiled previously dismissed charges against Mann, and allege that he stole $67,788 from the borough through fraudulent time sheets. Mann,...

Details From An Ambridge Officer’s Sexual Harassment Complaint Against Chief Mann

Ambridge Council meets tonight as more specific details of sexual harassment claims surface about its troubled police chief. The Ambridge police bargaining unit on Tuesday verified that a copy of a female officer’s written complaint filed against Chief James...

Company Behind Proposed Casino In Beaver County Fined Another $250,000 By The State

The state has fined the company planning to open a mini-casino in Big Beaver twice in the last two months for a total of $420,000 for alcohol-related issues. On Wednesday, the state Gaming Control Board announced it fined Mount Airy...

Hemp Oil Shop Opening In Bridgewater As Beaver County Farmers Prepare To Cash In On Plant’s Legalization

A Bridgewater shop will be the county’s first exclusive seller of hemp-based products, and local farmers are excited about the now-legal plant’s future potential. President Donald Trump’s signing of the Farm Bill in December made hemp legal in all 50...

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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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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...
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