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  1. Republican Party Joins Call For Protest Against Beaver School District - Counter-Protests PlannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Beaver Countian

    The Beaver County Republican Committee is urging party members to protest tonight against the Beaver Area School District, while counter-protests are being planned by groups that feel the district is being unfairly targeted. Beaver resident Luke Berardelli organized the initial protest, claiming the school has been persecuting district employees who belong to the "Young Life" ministry.

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  2. In-Depth: Beaver Area School District Facing Controversies And...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Beaver Countian

    A Beaver Area school board protest scheduled for Monday in support of the suspended high school principal is based on an assumption of religious discrimination that school officials wholeheartedly deny. But the kerfuffle has brought new light to the religious organization Principal Steve Wellendorf represents: Beaver Valley Young Life , a nonprofit international Christian group dedicated to forming personal friendships with and proselytizing to students about a strict following of scripture, including an anti-gay message.

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  3. PA Gaming Control Board Investigating Mount Airy Founder -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    Officials identified a final mini-casino location in Big Beaver Monday, but the state licensing process requires a long, multi-layered review process that may or may not result in its approval. Part of that long process is an investigations and enforcement unit review that may take into account the fact that the casino's former owner, Louis DeNaples, has been attending mini-casino-related meetings despite a state ban on his doing business with gaming.

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  4. In-Depth: Beaver County Officials Remain Mum On Meetings About Casino ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    Officials from three of the four counties being considered for a new mini-casino, including those from Beaver County, signed nondisclosure agreements barring them from revealing meeting and project details. Officials from the fourth, Butler County, chose not to sign NDAs but were still able to hold similar meetings with the casino operator.

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  5. VIDEO: "Not One More" Vigil Held In BeaverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    Not One More Pittsburgh chapter's purpose is to heighten awareness of the growing drug epidemic that is killing loved ones and destroying communities. The organization aims to provide education and support to help cope with issues that arise from drug addiction.

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  6. Acting Aliquippa Police Chief Joe Perciavalle Arrested By Beaver...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    Court dockets show Joe Perciavalle has been charged with felony distribution of sexually explicit material to a minor, felony unlawful contact with a minor for sending obscene material, and misdemeanor corruption of minors. Perciavalle is alleged to have distributed a sexually explicit text message to a minor, who law enforcement sources say is the 17-year-old daughter of Sgt.

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  7. Another Candidate For County Financial Administrator Falls ThroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    County Commissioners are back to square one for the third time in their hunt for a new financial administrator, as another candidate has fallen through after being offered the job. County Commissioners have been searching to find a replacement for former county financial administrator Ricardo Luckow, who was fired by Commissioners Tony Amadio and Dan Camp on March 8th.

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  8. JP's Notebook: A Rehearsal - A Retirement - A Resignation - And RunningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    Pennsylvania State Police Lieutenant Eric Hermick has retired. Hermick was the Criminal Investigation Section Commander for Troop D, which covers Beaver, Butler Lawrence, Mercer, and Armstrong counties.

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  9. In-Depth: Attorney Says She Went To State Police About Ambridge's Chief And SolicitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    An attorney went to the Pennsylvania State Police in January, alleging the Ambridge Police Chief wanted her to alter a written complaint he asked her to make against an officer in the department. Attorney Jodi Ann Gill says Chief James Mann tried to get her to disparage another officer who had done nothing wrong, alleges he inappropriately urged her to make parts of the statement "more sexy," and claims Ambridge Solictor Richard Start was on the phone consulting with Chief Mann as he was pressuring her to rework what she had written.

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  10. Federal Judge Sets Trial Date For Former Deputy's Lawsuit Against Sheriff Tony GuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    A federal judge has set the trial date for former Deputy Curtis Larrick's lawsuit against Sheriff Tony Guy and the County of Beaver. Following a short 10-minute status conference for the case held on Wednesday, Magistrate Judge Cynthia Reed Eddy issued an order setting jury selection for October 31st.

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  11. Commissioners Did Not Post Job Opening For Financial Admin -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    Republican Commissioner Dan Camp has joined with Democratic Commissioner Tony Amadio in moving forward with a closed process of hiring a Financial Administrator to replace Ricardo Luckow after interviewing only one candidate for the position. Camp and Amadio are seeking to fill the position without accepting any applications from the general public, having overruled Commissioner Egley's desire to advertise the job.

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  12. Federal Judge Schedules Conference To Set Trial Date For Case Against Tony GuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    A federal judge has scheduled a status conference to set a trial date in former Sheriff Deputy Curtis Larrick's lawsuit against Tony Guy and the County of Beaver. According to federal court dockets, U.S. Magistrate Judge Cynthia Reed Eddy has ordered the parties to participate in a phone conference with her at 10:00 a.m. on April 11th.

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  13. Former Deputy's Case Against Tony Guy And Beaver County Will ProceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    A federal lawsuit filed by former Sheriff's Deputy Curtis Larrick against Tony Guy and Beaver County will proceed after U.S. Magistrate Judge Cynthia Reed Eddy issued an order yesterday denying a motion by the defendants to have the case dismissed. Curtis Larrick, who had been a Deputy with the Beaver County Sheriff's Office since 1992, was fired by the newly elected Sheriff Tony Guy when he took office in January of 2016.

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  14. Former County Solicitor & "Friendship Ridge"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    Former Beaver County Chief Solicitor and "Friendship Ridge" attorney Joseph Askar added a taunting message in support of Commissioner Dan Camp to one of Commissioner Sandie Egley's social media posts this week, according to Egley. Attorney Joseph Askar wrote the message praising Commissioner Dan Camp to a LinkedIn post made by Egley on Wednesday, following the Commissioners' State of the County Address hosted by the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce.

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  15. Man Settles Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Beaver Borough Over Police K-9 BiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Beaver Countian

    A man from Industry Borough has settled his federal civil rights lawsuit against the Beaver Borough Police Department and its former K-9 officer. Federal court dockets show US District Court Judge Mark Hornak dismissed the case brought by James Edward Cicco against Beaver Borough on Thursday after parties reached a settlement agreement with the assistance of federal mediators.

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  16. Editorial: Beaver Countian's Year In Review - A Look Back ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Beaver Countian

    As 2017 comes to a close it's time to reflect back over the past year. Here's a look at just some of the work done by the Beaver Countian in 2017.

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  17. Beaver Man Awaiting Preliminary Hearing On DUI ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Beaver Countian

    A man from Beaver Borough faces a preliminary hearing on charges of DUI later this week after proceedings in his case were twice continued to new dates. Court dockets show Daniel Robert Castagna, age 41 of College Ave., Beaver, was charged by the Pennsylvania State Police on September 22nd with misdemeanor charges of DUI and summary charges of failing to maintain his traffic lane, failing to use a turn signal, driving over the speed limit, and careless driving.

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  18. County's Elected Officials To Get Pay Raises Despite No Increases For Nonunion EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Beaver Countian

    The Salary Board led by the County Commissioners has decided for the third year in a row that the county's nonunion employees will not be receiving pay raises next year, citing the county's dire financial situation . Union employees have received raises for the past two years and will continue to see increases again in 2018 as part of negotiated labor contracts.

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  19. Editorial: Beaver Residents Would Be Best Served By Re-Electing Mayor Tom HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Beaver Countian

    Despite a string of controversies engulfing the Beaver Borough Police Department during Mayor Tom Hamilton's tenure, given their choices the residents of Beaver would be best served by voting to re-elect the incumbent on November 7th. Tom Hamilton was first appointed as mayor by Borough Council in 2004 to fill the term of Mayor Robert P. Linn, who died in office at the age of 95 .

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  20. GUILTY! Former Democratic Commissioner Joe Spanik Violated State Ethics LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Beaver Countian

    Former Beaver County Democratic Commissioner Joe Spanik violated state ethnics laws by using taxpayer funded resources while in office to benefit his political campaigns, according to findings by the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission stipulated to by Spanik. The Beaver Countian was first to report about Spanik's use of public resources for political purposes in an investigative report it published on January 21, 2016 titled " Trove Of Joe Spanik Campaign Materials Found On County Computer ."

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