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Ambridge’s PittMoss takes off with help from TV show, Mt. Lebanon native Cuban

By Chris Fleisher
Mont Handley was facing a frenzy of sharks and convinced one of them to bite. It was a big one — serial entrepreneur and Mt. Lebanon native Mark Cuban — who listened to Handley’s pitch for a startup called PittMoss on ...

2 Beaver County court employees, lawyer, client charged in wiretapping, weapon case

By Megan Guza
Two Beaver County court employees, a private defense attorney and his client were charged Monday morning in connection with a November incident in which brass knuckles allegedly were returned to a woman while in court and subsequent illegal phone tapping, ...

Job training agency must repay Pennsylvania $168K

By Jason Cato
A nonprofit responsible for job-training programs in Beaver, Greene and Washington counties dodged what some fretted could have been a much heftier tab for questionable spending but still must repay money to the state. The Department of Labor and Industry ordered ...

Cyclist flown to Presby for injuries in Beaver County crash

By Michael Hasch
A motorcyclist was injured in a crash Friday afternoon in Beaver County, police said. The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the crash that occurred about 3:10 p.m. on Green Garden Road in Raccoon, township police said. The motorcyclist, identified only ...

Federal judge deals legal setback to ex-PA Cyber Charter School CEO Trombetta

By Brian Bowling
Former Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School CEO Nick Trombetta can make another attempt to prove that federal agents improperly recorded conversations he had with an attorney ...

Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School cuts 43 jobs as enrollment falls

By The Associated Press
The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School is cutting 43 jobs out of roughly 700 full- and part-time positions as it restructures to deal with declining enrollment and increased competition from school districts offering their own online programs. The public school is …

Authorities identify woman killed in Beaver County crash

By Tony Raap
Authorities on Tuesday identified a Beaver County woman who died Monday in a two-vehicle crash in New Sewickley. Norma Miller, 73, of Daugherty was driving a Chevrolet Cavalier that ran a stop sign and collided with a Ford F-250 pickup just ...

73-year-old Beaver County woman killed in Route 68 crash

By Tony Raap
A 73-year-old Beaver County woman died Monday in a two-vehicle crash in New Sewickley, township police said. The crash happened just after 11 a.m. at Route 68 and Glen Eden Road, New Sewickley police Cpl. Tim Gatehouse said. The woman’s Chevrolet ...

As many as 9 departments respond to Beaver County house fire

By Tribune-Review
There were no injuries in a fire that destroyed a single-family dwelling late Monday morning in Beaver County, police said. No one was home when the fire was reported about 11:30 a.m. along Route 168 in South Beaver, township police said. ...

Freedom man dies after rattlesnake bite in Elk County

By Tony Raap
A Beaver County man died after being bitten by a rattlesnake, Armstrong County Coroner Brian K. Myers said Sunday. Russell E. Davis, 39, of Freedom was bitten Saturday night while sitting around the campfire at a private camp near Medix …

Quigley grad hired to help with fundraising efforts

By Matthew Santoni
Quigley Catholic High School is bringing back an alumnus who previously helped raise millions of dollars for Catholic schools and parishes to run the Beaver County school’s fundraising. Harry Colin, 58, of East Palestine, Ohio, joined the 47-year-old school’s staff as ...

Western Pa. counties shrug off ICE requests to hold illegals in jail

By Carl Prine
The slaying of a woman in San Francisco by an accused gun-toting illegal immigrant who was deported multiple times has critics nationwide deriding so-called “sanctuary” ...

Person found dead along Beaver County road likely committed suicide

By Tribune-Review
Beaver County Coroner Teri Tatalovich-Rossi said a person found dead Saturday in Center likely committed suicide. A passer-by discovered the body along Temple Road about 6 a.m., emergency dispatchers said. Tatalovich-Rossi said the victim’s name would be released when next of kin ...

United Way divided over merged group’s new identity in Southwestern Pa.

By Rick Wills
The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania sounds like an organization that funds charities in that entire section of the state. In fact, it does not. The newly formed organization works in four counties — Allegheny, Westmoreland, Fayette and southern Armstrong — a ...

Hopewell man dies in motorcycle crash

By Tribune-Review
One person died in a motorcycle crash in Beaver County Friday morning, according to police. Brian Thomas Boggs, 30, of Hopewell Township was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Beaver County coroner Terri Tatalovich-Rossi. She ruled the death accidental. The three-vehicle ...

Employee accused of stealing nearly $25K from Ambridge Water Authority

By Bill Vidonic
An employee of the Ambridge Water Authority hoped to use her pension to pay back nearly $25,000 she stole from the authority beginning in August ...

Body found in Ohio River was that of missing Monaca man

By Tony Raap
A body found floating in the Ohio River Wednesday was that of a missing Monaca man, Beaver County Coroner Teri Tatalovich-Rossi said Thursday. Emergency crews found the remains of Jason Moore, 22, near the Montgomery Locks and Dam, about seven miles ...

New Brighton man killed in 1-vehicle crash along Marion Hill Road

By Tony Raap
Authorities on Thursday identified a man killed in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday night in Beaver County. William Maybray, 44, of New Brighton died when his sport utility vehicle hit a telephone pole along Marion Hill Road in Daugherty outside of New ...

Beaver County team holds big role in rescuing large animals

By James Knox
In 2006, New Sewickley Volunteer fire Chief P.J. Moldovan responded to a call that a horse had fallen over an embankment and couldn’t get back ...

Emergency crews locate unidentified male near Montgomery Locks and Dam in Beaver County

By Michael Hasch
The body of a male was found floating Wednesday in the Ohio River in the vicinity of the Montgomery Locks and Dam in Beaver County, the coroner said. The remains have not been identified, but Coroner Teri Tatalovich-Rossi said she hopes ...

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