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McKeesport kept businesses out for years, nothing to do with Segina. Segina should simpy tell you like Elash did, he didn't keep any keep records. He could simply say he's not certain if a investigation is ongoing or not and refuse to comment.

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Elash refused records to the FBI and the AG saying the city simply stopped record keeping. ID refuse the rogue city of McKeesport anything from helping them further destroy the city.

It's too little to late Mike, you and Brewster with your harassing law abusing police harassed any decent businesses for years!

McKeesport politicals kept the city repressed to receive government free money (to abuse). McKeesport now wants to bring business in and realizes the government money train ceased. This is the reason.

Now they have to retaliate and require information from lawful citizens businesses to harass. Keep in mind its retaliation to Daryl Segina Cherepko is committing to with his nannied Elash! Council recently voted for Cherepko to have full remaining control of the last city surplus,$900,000! Now he threatens lawsuits, those cost a lot if money.

McKeesport ran Burger King, McDonald's, Arby's and many other businesses out of McKeesport. Most say they refuse to open any business in McKeesport because the McKeesport police won't help with crime to the businesses. McKeesport police helped run GetGo (owned by Giant Eagle) out of McKeesport! The manager said that McKeesport police!

You have a special extra business tax, another problem for McKeesport. It's full of crime and they want to pilfer honest businesses, another reason for low small business count.

McKeesport remained repressed on purpose, using larger business companies for income. Now its in trouble without should to shoulder businesses that mayor Mike Cherepko admitted would never again occur in McKeesport! So don't say it wi by bullying and threatening Daryl Segina! It won't!

McKeesport is finished!
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Mr Welcome Back Carter wrote:
Seems to me that if this money were to be divided with others someone would have had to keep a record of all the contracts, the money involved and any change orders. Afterall, crooks usually don't trust other crooks.
Who would have been the most obvious person to do the record keeping? Maybe it was more than one person. Who would have had access to the records? Would they have had to give money to any particular political party so this money could be passed on to other politicians as a political donation? If so, what political party would have been most likely to receive the payments? Maybe that Libertarian Party, or the one that runs Gus Hall for president every year.
If I were a Civics teacher my first day of class would be teaching the children what scoundrels our elected officials and government workers are. I would use West Mifflin, McKeesport and Clairton as examples to prove my point.
Authority gain is McKeesport's loss, official says
February 23, 2012 5:00 AM

City solicitor Jason Elash, however, recently echoed Mayor Mike Cherepko's assertion that the city had to accept the prepayment of the loan.

"There was no provision in there to prohibit [the authority] from prepaying the loan," Mr. Elash said.

But Mr. Malinchak said that, according to a legal rule known as the "perfect tender in time rule," when loan documents are silent on the issue of prepayment, the borrower may not be permitted to make prepayments of the loan. The rule applies to borrowers who promise to repay loans in installments at specified times or at a specified date. It means that borrowers have no right to compel a creditor to accept prepayment because they are bound by the payment dates in the loan, he said.
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McKeesport 1 million dollar loss.
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Hosting fee was accountable for other trouble.
Way it is

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Authority gain is McKeesport's loss, official says
February 23, 2012 5:00 AM

City solicitor Jason Elash, however, recently echoed Mayor Mike Cherepko's assertion that the city had to accept the prepayment of the loan.

"There was no provision in there to prohibit [the authority] from prepaying the loan," Mr. Elash said.

But Mr. Malinchak said that, according to a legal rule known as the "perfect tender in time rule," when loan documents are silent on the issue of prepayment, the borrower may not be permitted to make prepayments of the loan. The rule applies to borrowers who promise to repay loans in installments at specified times or at a specified date. It means that borrowers have no right to compel a creditor to accept prepayment because they are bound by the payment dates in the loan, he said.
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Way it is

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McKeesport must tap reserve fund to pay bills | TribLIVE
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, 4:51 a.m.

McKeesport council voted on Wednesday to allow Mayor Michael Cherepko to tap into his reserve ...

http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/yourmckeesp...

Senator James Brewster, McKeesport, 45th district of Pennsylvania.
Kortz, McKeesport mayor Cherepko, corrupt city solicitor John Jason Elash, 2x DUI pled guilty, owes the IRS over $100,000, doesn't keep records for FBI or Attorney general request direct to McKeesport by fax to mayor Cherepko and him. McKeesport, PA. is using its last $900,000 surplus in the form of a blank check without name or council voted purpose!

McKeesport needs a state takeover!
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thanks to the machine all past IRS fees are paid!
thanks MDC!

Now where can i find a poker machine to play.......LOL!
LOL!
McKeesport is broke

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Political D lever wrote:
New theft to the public is Democrat Mark B. Cohen. Pennsylvania is losing everything to these politicians.
Randy Fox: McKeesport, Pennsylvania: The End Of A Rust Belt ...
Dec 31, 2012 - November 16, 2013 .... The first time I went to photograph McKeesport, PA, I made the remark to the ...
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/randy-fox/mckee...

By the end of 2010, less than 20,000 would remain. Of those, a little over 18% of families and 23% of the population live below the poverty line, including 36% of those under the age of 18.

At one time, McKeesport was the fastest growing municipality in America. Families arrived from Russia, Poland, Germany, etc. to work for the National Tube Company. The company, which had, by then, been purchased by U.S. Steel, closed its doors for good in the 1980s, along with so many other Mon Valley factories.

Like so many of the Pittsburgh "satellite" cities (Aliquippa, Clairton, Homestead etc.), McKeesport was a world unto itself, even though Pittsburgh was just down the road.

Its' own pockets of notoriety, such as Brick Alley, which apparently held such elite world-wide status as an area of ill-repute, that the local authorities, while not condoning it, accepted its existence for a large span of time.

(Like illegal gambling in McKeesport, the McKeesport Pay Scam the former chief reported, and wiretap calls to illegal gambling ring leaders like Ronald Melocchi involving police the mayor Cherepko in McKeesport, it was condoned. Otherwise, such a place would have been closed down. The entire Mon Valley is corrupt, which includes all Allegheny County.)

McKeesport's was still largely filled with businesses and families, when the bottom began to fall out in the 1970s, and by the dawn of the 80s, a mass exodus had begun. The work was largely gone; businesses were closing; and the working wage necessary to support a family could no longer be had. Life in the Mon Valley, as it had been known for decades, was effectively over.

McKeesport must tap reserve fund to pay bills | TribLIVE
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, 4:51 a.m.
McKeesport council voted on Wednesday to allow Mayor Michael Cherepko to tap into his reserve ...
http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/yourmckeesp...

It's not the voters or McKeesport tax payers, but the mayors personal bank. Example (his reserve.)

If The Daily News reports, the money belongs to the mayor, not residents. If anyone else reports it, the money belongs to the voters.

McKeesport is out of money.
McKeesport is broke

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Time Will Tell wrote:
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I would think the federal agents are chopping away at some large diameter timber.
I suspect that the MASD and City and WMASD will have a few timbers hacked at. Yes it could be very interesting and uncomfortable for some.
Do you know where I can get a good deal on four tires without paying sales tax?
Elash doesn't support the bids for tires by McKeesport. The city is broke.
No deals made

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McKeesport, Pennsylvania: The End Of A Rust Belt ... Randy Fox:
Dec 31, 2012 - November 16, 2013 .... The first time I went to photograph McKeesport, PA, I made the remark to the ...
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/randy-fox/mckee...

McKeesport Viking: Nice People (however corrupt), Nice Place ...

Final 7 Mon Valley gambling ring suspects waive charges
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Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, 4:31 a.m.

McKeesport Councilman Dan Carr, 55, waived charges of corrupt organizations, conspiracy, gambling devices and two counts of allowing gambling.

Carr, owner of the Viking Lounge, could not be reached for comment.

Court documents indicate a search warrant was executed on Nov. 1, 2012, at the Viking and eight video machines were seized. It was raided again on Dec. 11, 2012, when workers from Back Alley Vending were observed removing machines from other businesses to replace the ones law enforcement had confiscated.

Frank Reese, 61, of McKeesport waived charges of dealing in proceeds of illegal activity, gambling devices, conspiracy, and two counts of corrupt organization.

Retired McKeesport police sergeant Ronald Prest, 65, of White Oak waived charges of dealing in proceeds of illegal activity, criminal use of a communication facility, gambling devices, conspiracy, and two counts of conspiracy.

Prest left the force on April 17, 1990.

Former McKeesport police Lt. Arthur Pero, 56, of McKeesport. Pero was working for the department during the time of the investigation. He retired on July 20, having served for at least 20 years.

Forward Township police Chief and McKeesport Area school director Mark Holtzman, 57, of McKeesport.

The investigation by the Attorney General's Organized Crime Section and state police centered around Melocchi from October 2012 through Dec. 10, 2012, in what was called Operation Pork Chop.

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McKeesport must tap reserve fund to pay bills | TribLIVE
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, 4:51 a.m.

McKeesport council voted on Wednesday to allow Mayor Michael Cherepko to tap into his reserve ...

http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/yourmckeesp...

Senator James Brewster, McKeesport, 45th district of Pennsylvania.
Kortz, McKeesport mayor Cherepko, corrupt city solicitor John Jason Elash, 2x DUI pled guilty, owes the IRS over $100,000, doesn't keep records for FBI or Attorney general request direct to McKeesport by fax to mayor Cherepko and him. McKeesport, PA. is using its last $900,000 surplus in the form of a blank check without specific names to pay or any council voted purpose.
Fat Lady Did Not Sing Yet

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San Fran:

Your #507 post facts are accurate and confirmable. What is your implied "punch line?"

More indictments?

More city employee indictments?

More former city employee indictments?

Any elected state officials indictments?

Any elected county officials indictments?

Any more elected city officials indictments?

Any more MASD school board member indictments?

Any MASD employee indictments? Street rumor has it that Porky manipulated to get a relative a job with MASD. By Porky's own admission he said he owned the City and the MPD. Why not add MASD to his portfolio. Was the abrupt leaving of the superintendent for a salary reduction related to this alleged hiring incident? Two persons already known to the AG and PSP were alleged to facilitate this hiring over more qualified candidates.

Will the Feds like the FBI, IRS, DEA, and ATF join in these matters?

Will any of the indicted or pending indictments, if any, enter into a plea bargain arrangement?

What will the unknown confidential witnesses contribute to more indictments?

Are or were there any more Gergely type sting operations?
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actually no one will get jail time the state rep,senator and the mayor are safe porster might get 6 months to year however slim at this point.....that's a gimme..........the AG will now understand that she's helpless against the mob valley crime organization.

the crime family owns the police, the judges, the DA and some of the federal agents.

it's a done deal and has been since day one.
everyone knows exactly what to do, just like a fire drill at a school.........they know its coming, they just dont know when, but are prepared for it when it does. the mob always has a backup plan to the back up plan..it's iron clad.

since you cant caught bigger fish you have to show the citizens that the AG is catching something even if its the smaller fish. the AG doesnt have a big enough net for the big ones..IMO
Will History Repeat

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Informer wrote:
actually no one will get jail time the state rep,senator and the mayor are safe porster might get 6 months to year however slim at this point.....that's a gimme..........the AG will now understand that she's helpless against the mob valley crime organization.
the crime family owns the police, the judges, the DA and some of the federal agents.
I believe that inmates DeWeese, Veon, Orie, Habay, Prezel, Mellon, Fumo, and Skiba will not share in your optimism.

Just watch the Turnpike 7 be rattled next!
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It's hard to run a drill without money in McKeesport to do it. No money is the problem, can't buy your McKeesport favors without it. All the AG needs to do is consistently place stops on the illegal gambling. Then throw red tape with other indictments to other corrupted, links in the chain if McKeesport mob valley corruption. Much easier with the last 16 indictments. More I duct menus need to come out sooner.

The end is not in sight in McKeesport.
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Keep posting credible allegations about Mon Valley politicians. Trust me on this one, it's helping the cause. I'll explain in due time.
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Everyone in McKeesport can be a valuable source to the AG. They know how everyone is connected. If the AG could send someone into city hall to ask questions in McKeesport, or watch outside, they'd see more than a wiretap can provide.

With consistency, the operation would prove everything. Minimum, the city surveillanced would keep the corrupt all in check. If the AG can only stop the money flow, by means they understand, they can effectively cease money abuses in McKeesport.

Place holds on banking accounts suspected of the indicted. Call the Liqiur Board, The Viking should lose their liquor license, same for Twin Oaks.
Anyone eating at the establishments are supporting the illegal activity.

The AG should wiretap all McKeesport city hall. They can help surveillance the criminal activity, but verify if the city message machines work. The city politicians claim the city message system isn't working, suspected lie.

Gergely failed to report to the authorities the Porky aka Ronald Melocchi illegal gaming operation. No donation to gamblers anonymous, or contacting investigators posing as victimized women. Report the violations, that is all the Gergely constituents expect. Report the illegal violations!

The grand jury should explain that the Liquor Board and Attorney General phones work. They want to know about illegal activity in McKeesport!
Is the lawmaker additionally protecting city hall in McKeesport because his brother works for them?
Report violations Gergely, the only correct action!
John Jason Elash is on Topix, he is friends with the lawmakers brother.
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If justice prevails for the multiple DUI solicitor on Aug 13, then I agree with you the big timber could fall next.
If he is acquited then it is the same old mob city. And, he will continue to be a squatter at city hall and Mikey will let him off rent free.
Rent free with a raise, at all McKeesport employees expense.
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This should be interesting reading for those on the street who persist and insist that 16 indicted gambling subject will walk or get a light slap on the wrist. I am sure that DeWeese would have welcomed the slap.

A DeWeese aid who opted for a grant of immunity did the esteemed and arrogant representative in. Who would have ever thunk that?

Inmate DeWeese's transgressions are no different than a certain high profile city employee being used and paid by city taxes to campaign and fund raise for elected city officials for years.

The state should free DeWeese or investigate the City for similar wrongdoings. Selective enforcement of misuse of taxpayers funds for the benefit of two elected official is unacceptable. We hope the AG and PSP are including this in their continuing gambling devices investigations.

One or more of the 16 indicted may have an opportunity to opt for a grant of immunity to mitigate their felony or other charges. The question is will any of them exercise that option if offered by the AG? Will a grant of immunity spell doomsday for some not yet indicted or publically mentioned with this investigation?

By The Associated Press
Published: Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, 8:55 p.m.
Updated 8 hours ago

HARRISBURG Former state Rep. Bill DeWeese has lost another round in his bid for a new trial on corruption charges.

The state Supreme Court refused on Tuesday to consider DeWeese's appeal of a ruling against him by a three-judge Superior Court panel in August.

DeWeese, 63, is serving at least 2 years in Retreat State Prison in northeastern Pennsylvania for using public employees and taxpayer resources for political purposes.

The lower court said the trial record showed that DeWeese stole taxpayer-provided services worth more than $100,000 and rejected his claim that the trial judge abused his discretion at sentencing.
The lion's share of the money was attributed to a former aide who handled DeWeese's political fundraising and testified against him under a grant of immunity from prosecutors.

DeWeese represented his southwestern Pennsylvania district for 35 years, serving much of his tenure in Democratic leadership, including a two-year stint as House speaker.

Barring any misconduct, DeWeese would be eligible for parole on March 28, Susan Bensinger, a spokeswoman for the state Corrections Department, said Wednesday.

DeWeese was the only sitting legislator to stand trial among the 25 Democrats and Republicans connected to the House of Representatives who were arrested in a sweeping state corruption probe. Most of the defendants were convicted.

His attorney did not return a call seeking comment on Wednesday.
Read more: http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/5159033-74...
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Grant of Immunity wrote:
This should be interesting reading for those on the street who persist and insist that 16 indicted gambling subject will walk or get a light slap on the wrist. I am sure that DeWeese would have welcomed the slap.
A DeWeese aid who opted for a grant of immunity did the esteemed and arrogant representative in. Who would have ever thunk that?
Inmate DeWeese's transgressions are no different than a certain high profile city employee being used and paid by city taxes to campaign and fund raise for elected city officials for years.
The state should free DeWeese or investigate the City for similar wrongdoings. Selective enforcement of misuse of taxpayers funds for the benefit of two elected official is unacceptable. We hope the AG and PSP are including this in their continuing gambling devices investigations.
One or more of the 16 indicted may have an opportunity to opt for a grant of immunity to mitigate their felony or other charges. The question is will any of them exercise that option if offered by the AG? Will a grant of immunity spell doomsday for some not yet indicted or publically mentioned with this investigation?
By The Associated Press
Published: Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, 8:55 p.m.
Updated 8 hours ago
HARRISBURG Former state Rep. Bill DeWeese has lost another round in his bid for a new trial on corruption charges.
The state Supreme Court refused on Tuesday to consider DeWeese's appeal of a ruling against him by a three-judge Superior Court panel in August.
DeWeese, 63, is serving at least 2 years in Retreat State Prison in northeastern Pennsylvania for using public employees and taxpayer resources for political purposes.
The lower court said the trial record showed that DeWeese stole taxpayer-provided services worth more than $100,000 and rejected his claim that the trial judge abused his discretion at sentencing.
The lion's share of the money was attributed to a former aide who handled DeWeese's political fundraising and testified against him under a grant of immunity from prosecutors.
DeWeese represented his southwestern Pennsylvania district for 35 years, serving much of his tenure in Democratic leadership, including a two-year stint as House speaker.
Barring any misconduct, DeWeese would be eligible for parole on March 28, Susan Bensinger, a spokeswoman for the state Corrections Department, said Wednesday.
DeWeese was the only sitting legislator to stand trial among the 25 Democrats and Republicans connected to the House of Representatives who were arrested in a sweeping state corruption probe. Most of the defendants were convicted.
His attorney did not return a call seeking comment on Wednesday.
Read more: http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/5159033-74...
hey azzwipe give it a rest for one day its thanksgiving
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Jerome wrote:
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hey azzwipe give it a rest for one day its thanksgiving
You hypocrite critiquer, then why are you on Topix TODAY?

Give it a rest as you chastised the poster for!

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