The Beaver County Board of Commissioners terminated the employment of Chief County Solicitor Bernie Rabik today.

Rabik was notified late this afternoon that Commissioners Dan Camp and Sandie Egley had made the decision to fire him. Commissioner Tony Amadio was not in the building at the time, but was consulted by phone before the official action was taken.

“Bernie Rabik is no longer serving as Chief County Solicitor,” said Beaver County Chief of Staff Joe Weidner, who declined to comment further because the issue was a personnel matter.

Bernie Rabik had become the subject of several public controversies in recent weeks.

On February 9th, the Beaver Countian reported exclusively on a closed-door meeting between the Pittsburgh law firm of Clark Hill and County officials in which Rabik admitted he had instructed the attorneys to halt their investigation into alleged underpayments and financial improprieties involving the sale of Friendship Ridge at the direction of the previous Board of Commissioners — a fact he had not shared with the County Controller at the time or with the new Board of Commissioners once they took office. The investigation did not resume until after last year’s county elections in November.

On February 11th, the Beaver Countian published a report detailing the results of its own months-long investigation which revealed Chief Solicitor Bernie Rabik had been intermingling work for his private law practice with his public office in the courthouse.

Bernie Rabik when first appointed as Solicitor / photo by John Paul.
Bernie Rabik when first hired as Solicitor in 2012 / photo by John Paul.
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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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Rumor Mill
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Rumor Mill

Good work Sandy and Dan!

Jerome Jones
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Jerome Jones

Good job

Courthouse Crier
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Courthouse Crier

Its so refreshing to see leaders making the right decisions for the right reasons!

Good job Commissioners and good job reporting this month as always John Paul!

mjm0149
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mjm0149

“Commissioner Tony Amadio was not in the building at the time, but was consulted by phone before the official action was taken.”

Yes Luck was busy meeting with a lawyer trying to figure out how to keep his ass out of jail.

Justavoter
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Justavoter

Don’t they remember, Tony doesn’t come to work on Friday’s and Monday’s. And they got rid of Spanik???? WTF

Sandy Fredericks
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Sandy Fredericks

How does Tony get a 3 day work week? Do Sandie and Dan have. 3 day work week?

Payback
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Payback

@sandy Fredericks. Tony was good enough to get your hubby a nice job at friendship ridge. Right?

Joanne72
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Joanne72

Funny I never saw common sense as qualification for a job at friendship ridge or anywhere in the work force. Just sayin

Gustaf
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Gustaf

Maybe that’s why they suck up to sandy and Dan. Does her hubby have a law degree?

Sandy Fredericks
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Sandy Fredericks

To@ payback at least I use my own name. I am not ashamed of my name. You are gutless. To Gutstaf we are not sucking up to Sandie and Dan. We just know right from wrong. And you too are gutless. My husband does not have a law degree……he just has common sense!

Jim Fredericks
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Jim Fredericks

@ Gustaf & payback I have never kissed anyone’s ass ever in my life for anything! In fact, I’d rather kick someone’s ass than kiss it! I do not have a law degree, but I am obviously smarter than either of you. Both of you don’t have enough guts between you to use your own name which tells me that you are both cowards.

Joanne
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Joanne

Listen we all know that cronyism and nepotism run wild in these county jobs. Just don’t act so innocent. Never saw common sense on any application for qualifications. You can’t deny that. I don’t know you but I’m just sayin

Sandy Fredericks
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Sandy Fredericks

We are not acting innocent. And you are absolutely right common sense is not on the application. This whole conversation started about Tony. …and his work week. We have nothing to do with that……just saying!

Scared court house
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Scared court house

Now the plot thickens but, really are you that scarred to remove Connie Javens nothing has been done to her for breaking County codes and misdemeanors violations. Plus, tons of other shit the cat with 9 lives Connie will continue to steal get some balls remove her for the tax payers! !!!!

Insert Name Here
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Insert Name Here

Listen up you fucking dope…the commissiiners can’t remove Javens…she was elected…by a bunch of fucking imbeciles much like yourself

The one
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The one

Go fuck your self no one renee Javens. Your moms going down soon enough…….

Bird pup
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Bird pup

Good one Spacecadet. Most on here have no clue how government works. Before coming to this page please educate yourself on government or don’t comment.

Justavoter
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Justavoter

Scared court house and The one are the same person. That’s why you have the same emoji you dumb fuck! Why use two different aliases?

Hera
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Hera

THE VOTERS RE-ELECTED HER!!! What part of that don’t you understand?
Dan and Sandie aren’t afraid of her! It’s your dumb ass that put her there, ASS!

Atticus finch
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Atticus finch

Yes ERIC KEEFER , aka Scared courthouse aka bigdigger aka Executioner, Lets hope you have the proof in black and white that javens steals from taxpayers like you have accused her of many times on this site. Can you say defamation? Hmmmm

Trifflin
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Trifflin

We the taxpayers all know why your mommy is not talking . Btw how many names do you have on here Renee? The sites not about you and this man you continue to stalk its about your mom slowly losing her high held position and you losing everything the tax payers have paid for. Its like this your a bimbo and too dumb to see reality . Your fantasy life is going your just too dumb to see it. TICK TICK TICK SOON karma will knock at your door. We should see what you assessment is on your house lol….. Karma awaits the state police will get her she broke county codes.

Tr
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Tr

Look moron its facts. I don’t know who this guy is but he should sue you. Javen’s family fucking pathetic always trying to call some one out and devert the subject of Connie lol….

Trina Gonzalez
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Trina Gonzalez

How can you use the name of a beloved character? You are nothing like the character. Actually you are a lot like Mayella Dwell.

Speedy gonzalez
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Speedy gonzalez

@ Tina Gonzalez you seem to have the temperament of Mayellas father

Jeff84
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Jeff84

@ the one aka Eric keefer still trying to talk to Renee ? Get a life man! Get a shrink

Cruellla deville
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Cruellla deville

@ Trifflin aka ERIC KEEFER you should know about karma you been on here enough . Go take a ride in your new cadillAc escalllade. Go online and find a date. Rene’s taken LOL

TellItLikeItIs
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TellItLikeItIs

Curella JAVINS – he nor anybody else would want your skank ass…..so bitch get your mother fucking roll on LMAO