A prosecutor says there’s a “real possibility” a Georgia man jailed on charges he brought a stolen gun and ammunition into a Center Township movie theater planned to shoot it up. Beaver County District Attorney David Lozier is talking about 21-year-old William Gossett, of Covington. He was arrested Saturday at the Cinemark Theater in Center Township on Saturday. Township police say they say they stopped Gossett after he walked into the theater with a large bag, wearing long-sleeved military fatigues despite temperatures in the 90s. Police say the handgun in the bag was stolen in Ohio. Gossett is charged only with receiving stolen property and having an unlicensed gun. Federal authorities confirm they’re also investigating.
Hillary Clinton made history last night as the first woman to secure the presidential nomination from a major party. Former State Representative/ Minority Whip Mike Veon was at the Democratic National Convention all this week and phoned in daily reports to Beaver County Radio’s Mike Romigh during Teleforum. Veon says Clinton’s acceptance speech last night was the best speech he’s ever seen her give.
The 2nd annual Big Hogs 4 Big Dogs Benefit Run & Dinner takes place tomorrow (Saturday). The event’s organizer – James Capps – tells Beaver County Radio newsman Pat Septak that the event will be presented by Legend Riders of Beaver County and Gentle Ben’s Giant Breed Rescue. It takes place at Robert’s Roadside Inn on Sharon Road in Bridgewater on Saturday from 11am to 7pm. There will be a 50/50 raffle, a Chinese caution, great food and a DJ. Proceeds to benefit the dogs at Gentle Ben’s Giant Breed Rescue.
(Beaver, PA) The Beaver County Commissioners made a proclamation declaring Sunday, August 7, 2016 officially as “Run For McGuire In Beaver County”. The pronouncement happened at Thursday evening’s public meeting held at the Beaver County Courthouse. All three Beaver County Commissioners, including Commission Chairwoman Sandie Egley, Tony Amadio and Dan Camp were present and looked on as county solicitor Andrea Cantelmi read the proclamation. (Click the media player to hear the reading of the proclamation)
Accepting the Proclamation was “Run For McGuire” committee member John Harvey, who later went on to explain how the fundraiser is personal for him, having had an older sister who received special care after being stricken with polio many years ago.
McGuire Memorial was founded in 1963 and continues to provide state of the art care for 55 of “God’s Entrusted Treasures” at the campus in Daugherty township. All net proceeds for the “Run for McGuire – A Special Ride For Special People” go toward funding the ongoing mission of providing the best possible care for the beloved residents at McGuire Memorial.
For more information about this year’s charity motorcycle ride, visit the Run for McGuire web page.
Click on the audio to listen to his report this morning from Philadelphia and the Democratic National Convention.
Tune in Friday morning at 11:35 when Mike joins Mike Romigh on Teleforum with his final update on from the Democratic National Convention.
THE S-E-I-U NURSES UNION AND HERITAGE VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM IN BEAVER ARE BACK AT THE BARGAINING TABLE THIS MORNING. IT’S A LAST-DITCH EFFORT TO AVERT ANOTHER STRIKE. KEEP IT TUNED TO WBVP AND WMBA FOR ANY NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THOSE TALKS.
Aliquippa city council held its monthly work session meeting last night and reappointed Myron Sainovich as solicitor. That’s according to Beaver County Radio News Correspondent Sandy Giordano. She says council also appointed Cheryl McFarland as the city’s finance director. Code Enforcement officer Mike Demcak announced that the PA Department of Environmental Resources will meet with city officials in council chambers today and conduct a field inspection and discuss the requirements of the MS4 program, which deals with storm water The MS4 is a storm water conveyance or system of storm water conveyances owned by the state, city, town, or village , or any public entity discharging to the waters in the United States.
There are several requirements outlined and the city is required to participate. The city obtained a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permi , which allows and controls direct discharge of storm water into navigable waters of the United States. Six minimum control measures addressed in the permit requirements.
Council meets in regular session Wednesday, August 3 at 7 p.m.
Police continue to investigate a murder-suicide in Darlington Township. Duane and Sonya Myers – both 45 years old – were found dead yesterday by police, who went to their home because Duane Myers did not show up at work. Officers say Myers shot his wife in the back and chest before turning the gun on himself. Detectives believe the incident happened early Tuesday morning.
STATE POLICE WANT TO KNOW WHO STOLE 500 DOLLARS WORTH OF CANDY FROM THE BLACKHAWK LITTLE COUGARS OF BEAVER FALLS.
POLICE TELL US THE BURGLARY OCCURRED SOMETIME LAST WEEK AT THE CONCESSION STAND LOCATED AT THE PRACTICE FOOTBALL FIELD AT THE NORTHWESTERN PRIMARY SCHOOL IN DARLINGTON TOWNSHIP.
Teleforum with Mike Romigh Broadcasted Live from The Antique Emporium with Mike Romigh and Jim Moore, owner of The Antique Emporuim , on Wednesday July 27, 2016. Many patrons showed up to have their antiques and collectables appraised for free on Beaver County Radio. Attached below are some great pictures of the broadcast.