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  1. Erie hospital volunteer thrives 21 years after heart transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Erie Times News

    ... with idiopathic cardiomyopathy, a disease that creates abnormal heart muscle. Jewell, who used to live in Beaver County, went into cardiac arrest 20 times within 24 hours at three different Pittsburgh-area hospitals. Each time doctors used a ...

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  2. Investigative Report: Did A Deputy & A Paralegal Arm A Criminal Defendant Inside Of The Courthouse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Beaver Countian

    A criminal defendant awaiting trial on charges of cocaine distribution alleges an employee of the Public Defender's Office and a Beaver County Sheriff's Deputy did more than just help to keep her out of trouble when she was found to be carrying a pair of brass knuckles into the courthouse. The woman, who alleges she was to be part of a plot by an Assistant District Attorney to set up his political and courtroom rival , says her weapon was confiscated at a security checkpoint but then later returned to her inside a wad of paper towels as she sat in front of a courtroom.

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  3. Retirement age could cloud judge races in 2015Read the original story

    Friday | O-R Online

    ... I understand through the grapevine, three or four candidates are considering running for my seat,” said Beaver County Common Pleas Judge Gus Kwidis, who turns 70 next month, with seven years left in his current term. “So, I mean, it ...

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  4. Butler County real estate tax rates comparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Business Journal

    Callery, Evans City and Buffalo Township residents pay the most taxes on a $100,000 home in Beaver County, with Allegheny, Donegal and Fairview townships paying the least.

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  5. Beaver County real estate tax rates comparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Business Journal

    Ambridge, Baden and Harmony Township residents pay the most taxes on a $100,000 home in Beaver County, with Ellwood City, Frankfort Springs and Shippingport paying the least.

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  6. Allegheny County real estate tax rates comparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Business Journal

    ... done in 1972; Washington in 1981), some counties calculate taxes based on 100 percent of assessed value, while Beaver County uses 50 percent of assessed value and Washington County uses 25 percent of assessed value. Check out the slideshow showing ...

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  7. Editorial voices from around PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 25 | O-R Online

    So far, the 48,000-pound armored vehicle owned by the Center Township Police Department hasn't been needed for law and order on the streets of Beaver County.

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  8. Manufacturers lure millennials with new trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... training program at Penn United Technologies , a Butler County tool-and-die shop that employs about 600. At Beaver County Community College , which offers a number of manufacturing-related degrees, getting and keeping millennials engaged means using ...

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  9. Investigative Report: Did An Assistant DA Try To Set Up A Defense...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Beaver Countian

    The allegations made to BeaverCountian.com by a woman awaiting trial on cocaine distribution charges are explosive: that an Assistant District Attorney and a non-attorney employee of the Public Defender's Office conspired to use her as part of a scheme to set up her private criminal defense attorney. An extensive investigation subsequently conducted by the Beaver Countian has uncovered troubling information that calls into question the propriety of Beaver County's entire criminal justice system.

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  10. Early morning shooting puts Beaver Co. residents on edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | WPXI

    Residents of a Beaver County apartment complex are on edge after a shooting at the complex early Tuesday morning that sent bullets through a home and into several parked vehicles. Authorities returned to the Economy Village Apartments on Laurel Street in Ambridge Tuesday afternoon to continue their investigation in the daylight.

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  11. Pennsylvania police find head on rural road, seeking body to matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | CNews

    ... cadaver dogs was unsuccessful. The planned aerial search had been delayed by bad weather. Local media quoted Beaver County Coroner Teri Tatalovich-Rossi as saying the head had been embalmed before it was left in the forest. She could not be reached ...

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  12. Harry McLaughlinRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Morning Journal

    ... and had resided in the Darlington area for several years. He had been employed as a welder, retiring from the Beaver County Times. He was a member of the Union Ridge Bible Baptist Church, Rogers. He is survived by his wife, the former Ella ...

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  13. Woman's embalmed head found in Beaver County woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Police in the borough of Economy hope a sketch artist's rendering will help identify a woman whose head was found in the woods. PITTSBURGH'S ACTION NEWS 4 REPORTER BOB HAZEN IS THERE LIVE.

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  14. Police release sketch of embalmed head found in Pennsylvania woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Daily Mail

    Police in Economy have released a sketch of a woman whose embalmed head was found by a resident walking in the woods 10 days ago Police have released a sketch of a woman whose embalmed head was found by in Pennsylvania woods last week and are now asking the public for help identifying her. The head was found by a resident walking in the woods in Economy in Beaver County on December 12 and the county coroner deduced it had been embalmed - although it is not known how long ago.

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  15. Officials release rendering of woman whose head was found Friday in EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Beaver County officials have released the first artist's rendering of the person whose embalmed head was found along an Economy Borough roadside on Dec. 12. The head belongs to a woman with softly curled white-gray hair who was at least 50 years old, according to police and the county coroner. She had a full set of teeth in good condition.

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  16. Police release sketch following discovery of head in Beaver Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WPXI

    Police in Beaver County on Monday released a sketch of a woman in hopes of identifying the person whose remains were found earlier this month in Economy Borough. Authorities said a woman's head, which was "presumably embalmed," was found by a teenager walking on Mason Road on Dec. 12. The Beaver County coroner said the woman shown in the sketch is believed to be older than 50. Her hair was styled and she had a full set of teeth.

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  17. Child sex tape at Pa. middle school may be incest; Pa. police trying...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | PennLive.com

    ... Pittsburgh are trying to find out who she is. The Associated Press reports that police in Economy Borough, Beaver County, will us a sketch artist's rendering of the woman's face, rather than release a photo, which would be insensitive. Borough ...

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  18. Pa. police trying to ID woman's decapitated head by seeking public's helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | PennLive.com

    ... Pittsburgh are trying to find out who she is. The Associated Press reports that police in Economy Borough, Beaver County, will us a sketch artist's rendering of the woman's face, rather than release a photo, which would be insensitive. Borough ...

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  19. Candidate For District Attorney Names Sheriff's Deputy As Campaign ChairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Beaver Countian

    Beaver County Assistant Public Defender Dirk Goodwald has formally established a campaign committee in support of his Democratic run for District Attorney in next year's county elections, and has named a Sheriff's Deputy as his Campaign Chairman. Documents filed with the Bureau of Elections show the "Committee To Elect Dirk Goodwald DA" was established late last week.

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  20. Register Of Wills Announces She Will Not Be Seeking ReelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Beaver Countian

    ... serve as a State Democratic Committeewoman after leaving office, and is grateful for all of the opportunities Beaver County has provided her through the years. "This has been a wonderful experience and a great opportunity for me, I am thankful for ...

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