BREAKING NEWS: THE BEAVER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS – AT THEIR REGULAR WORK SESSION TODAY – FOCUSED THEIR ATTENTION ON FINANCES. BEAVER COUNTY RADIO’S GREG BENEDETTI HAS DETAILS. Click on ‘play’ to hear Greg’s report…
There will be a memorial service for Bobby “Vegas” Stringfield this coming Sunday, December 3 at 2:30 P.M. at the The Well, at 1401 6th Avenue in Beaver Falls. Bobby passed away earlier this month on November 7. Bobby was a fixture in the Beaver Falls community and worshiped at the Soma Gathering, which holds weekly services at The Well. Bobby and his older siblings were originally from Aliquippa and were very talented musicians and engaging performers. In addition to entertaining in the parks and streets of Beaver Falls, in recent days, Bobby would lend his talents to the weekly services at The Soma Gathering by playing the Harmonica, guitar and sing along with the church praise band and worship leaders. Prior to moving to Beaver Falls about ten years ago he was a common sight toting his guitar around strapped to his shoulders in Rochester. He had become a very popular member of the local community. Again, Stringfield’s memorial service will be held this Sunday at 2:30 at The Well in Beaver Falls.
STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL JOSH SHAPIRO WILL HOLD A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON THE STATE OF THE HEROIN AND OPIOID EPIDEMIC WITH LOCAL OFFICIALS IN NEW CASTLE, LAWRENCE COUNTY AT 10:45 THIS MORNING. LATER TODAY, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL WILL GIVE THE OPENING REMARKS AT A SUBSTANCE ABUSE FORUM, ORGANIZED BY STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAN MILLER OF MOUNT LEBANON. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL WILL FOCUS ON EVERYTHING HIS OFFICE IS DOING TO COMBAT THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC.
A man is facing DUI charges following an accident that injured a child in Chippewa Township. Jeremy Hill was charged yesterday for the crash, which occurred on Blackhawk Road last week. A 13-year-old girl suffered a broken leg in the wreck.
New Castle City Police have filed charges against a New Galilee man in connection with a rollover crash on Cherry Street back in October. 37 year old Michael Cwiakala faces charges of driving under the influence, DUI with the highest rate of alcohol, abandoning a vehicle and several other charges. Police say Cwiakala was driving the vehicle that left the road and rolled over and slid on its roof back on October 23rd. He was taken to Jameson Hospital for treatment but refused to submit to a blood alcohol test. He was sent a summons to appear in court on the charges.