Revised Wolf Tax Plan To Be Released Today

Governor Tom Wolf won’t say whether he’s been able to attract any support from Republican lawmakers for a tax plan he supports. Wolf yesterday warned that steep education funding cuts are inevitable if he can’t persuade enough lawmakers to back higher taxes. He’ll lay out a revised tax plan today.

Police: “Bored” nuke plant worker downloaded child porn

Police say a nuclear plant worker in Shippingport downloaded hundreds of child pornography pictures because he was bored. FirstEnergy Corporation says the company promptly reported the images when they were found in October 2013, and fired the worker from the Beaver Valley Power Station three days later. The state police Bureau of Criminal Investigation says 51 printed images of children ages 10 to 16 were found in Raymond Fischer Jr.’s open locker, and hundreds more on his work computer. He faces a preliminary hearing Oct. 13.

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Bishop Zubik talks about Pope Francis’ visit to America


Girls’ High School Soccer: New Brighton 7, Neshannock 1 (Final)

It was Seniors Maya Watkins and Anna Kelly that led the way for the New Brighton Lady Lions as they defeat Neshannock on Senior Night (October 5). The win puts the Lions at 9-1 in Section 1-A, and 10-2 overall.

WBVP/WMBA’s Bob Barrickman and Eddy Crowe have the highlights of the game.

Neshannock Takes The Early Lead

Anna Kelly Ties The Game 1-1

Anna Kelly Gets Her Second Goal (2-1)

Maya Watkins Hat Trick (Lions’ 3rd, 4th, & 6th Goals)

Lynsee Monac Makes It 5-1

Michaela Watkins Scores (7-1)

Final Call Of The Game

Today is Voter Registration Deadline

Today is the last day Pennsylvanians can register to vote in the Nov. 3 election. State officials are reminding residents they can register online for the first time as long as they have a PennDOT driver’s license or PennDOT identification card. Pennsylvanians also can still register in person at many state and county offices.

Military Honors Provided for Beaver County Veterans

A special honor over the weekend for a group of veterans that provides military honors for other vets of Beaver County. Carl Hughes is part of the Beaver County Special Unit. He tells Beaver County Radio that they are a 14-member group that provides a 10-minute ceremony that consists of an eulogy, a rifle salute and Taps. He says they try to do this for every honorably discharged veteran in Beaver County when they are called by the funeral directors. Over the weekend, the group provided military honors for Adam Stone. He’s the gentleman at the Shell Cracker Plant, whose remains from 1812 were recently unearthed. The Beaver County Special Unit re-inturred him Saturday at Beaver, with the rest of his family they found.

Tentative Contract Agreement Reached in Central Valley School District

Students in the Central Valley School District did have class this morning, despite earlier plans that called for a teacher’s strike. Over the weekend, Superintendent Nick Perry released a statement on the district’s website that says the district had reached a tentative agreement with the Central Valley Education Association on a contract extension. So classes were held today as scheduled.

Beaver County Commissioners say No More Signs on Veterans Memorial Bridge

No more positing signs on the Veterans Memorial Bridge. That is the message behind an ordinance that the Beaver County Commissioners are proposing. Other bridges in the county are littered with signage but the commissioners say they don’t want to see that happen to the Veterans Memorial Bridge out of respect for the veterans. All three commissioners are behind the ordinance.  The proposal will be voted on at a later date.