Aliquippa Mayor Dwan Walker and his political campaign committee “One Aliquippa” have joined a movement to boycott the Beaver County Times, and have called for an additional boycott of the Beaver Countian. Mayor Walker alleges our reporting is racist, and told his followers on Facebook that the two organizations “hurt people” and “bring down community.”

The “Boycott Beaver county times online” Facebook page, which is administered by an unknown individual(s), updated its mission as a result: “We are also Coming against the beavercountian for thier failure to respect. Us and give quality and objective. Reporting. [sic]”

Shortly after Mayor Walker’s call for a boycott, the Beaver Countian began receiving death threats from individual(s) purporting to support the effort.

Mayor Walker has previously told the Beaver Countian he filed criminal charges against us, alleging our reporting caused him to fear for his life. Attempts to verify that claim have so far been unsuccessful, as Aliquippa City Officials continue to violate the state’s Open Records Act by failing to comply with right-to-know requests.

Beaver County Times Reporter JD Prose was previously ordered by Mayor Walker to leave the scene of a shooting he was covering in Aliquippa. Walker later wrote he was upset because the Times didn’t publish an article about him throwing out the first pitch at a Pirates game.

John Paul
John Paul is the founder of the Beaver Countian. He reports full-time for the site, specializing in investigative journalism with an emphasis on public corruption.

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HEY HEY HEY
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HEY HEY HEY

This fat ALBERT CLOWN is a RACIST himself when it comes down to it, he just plays the advancement card of the community on the fore front in the end, he only wants WHITEY as a stepping stone for a hand out, to promote his fat ass with in the town MARK MY WORDS THIS MAN WILL cause the wheels to come off the bus, and is so blind to who and what are playing him.

And with his tatics of boycotts of local media because they report the truth that HIS hood has DRUGS, Violence and MURDERS and are mostly BLACK, he will self IMPLODE and cause even more tension between RIVALS in town and NOW sticking his nose in a shooting of a rochester man that just recently before being killed sang a song with his POSSE ripping aliquippa and beaver falls (gangsters saying they are weak and not strapped like them) good job DWAN stick your nose in other tension areas cause more problems but pertray your doing it for good reason (really to just get attention) then have race and community violence with in nieghboring towns good JOB… HEY HEY HEY HERE COMES MAYOR DWAN

Justice 4 all
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Justice 4 all

I don’t thInk any of the Pittsburgh papers really care about tiny Aliquippa, so who is the Mayor and Georgie gonna call for press?

Senior
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Senior

Fuck you you know nothing of the Deandre Moon shooting or the city of Aliquippa. It is an definite honor to throw out a pitch at the Pirates game especially to be from ALIQUIPPA!!! Deandre was my nigga he was one to go out and get exactly what he wants and he did, by goin hard on the field and earning a scholarship. And i can guarantee that if he was here right now he would fucking snap on each and every indivdual who had something to say about him or his lifesyle. And Mr. Walker has a point; the times, and this bs website is racist because they let people like YA’LL make dumb ass comments on thing that dont need to be commented on. And while your commmenting on the BCT you should be on FACEBOOK looking out for your 16 year old daughter thats on OOVOO showing her tits. . #45

ACT 111
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ACT 111

AWWW good job DWAN that really SMART, did you come up with that yourself?

Or did your marriage counsler/country club chicken buying CITY soliciter(CRYON STEALOVICH) teach you that move? Or maybe shot myself in the foot lied and got a MEDAL OF honor while on duty, gold member of the david DUKE fan club,should of been on megans list if they had it 35 years ago they call me the lebanese IKE turner……naacp use to protest me now i tricked this nimrod mayor into letting me patrol the city so someone can sue the shit out of the county(sigh) lol (sigh) lol should of been arrested for with holding eveidence in a murder trial which almost set free the murderers of 2 honest working people just to piss off the district attorney, CAPTAIN CRUNCH SHERIFF NAHH hes not smart enough and the mayor couldnt be that DUMB could he???

Andrea Marsick Smith
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Andrea Marsick Smith

Wow you people are are hilarious, this man is right, the comments that are allowed to be posted is unreal, people loose their children, and you people make light of it, its disgusting, and now you want to make comment of his weight, what does that have to do with his heart, and then talk shit about his marriage, oh Im sorry everyone stays married, yeah right!!! instead of talking shit about others worry about what goes on in your own lives, Dwan is a great guy, and the Lord got him to where he is, and all the filth that comes out of all of your mouths is shameful, but God will deal with all of you when he see fits!!!

Shabba Ranks
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Shabba Ranks

Act 111, change your name to Section 8. Much more appropriate. The city is overwhelmed by a savage lifestyle. Not much else can be done. It’s a shame white delivery drivers or people doing their job get chased out of plan 11, the ext and linmar. Happens every day! Real classy Aliquippa! That doesn’t even happen in Homewood nor do black delivery people get chased out of trailer courts. It’s not race, it’s culture. And the culture of Aliquippa is total trash