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Ohio Township Police Chief Joe Hanny is rebuilding his department from within, filling the vacancies left by his promotion from detective to chief earlier this year.


On Oct. 15, a motor vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Elizabeth Avenue and Ohio River Boulevard. Avalon Police say that no one was injured.

Avalon Police continue to investigate a hit-and-run incident that occurred over the weekend on California Avenue.

On Oct. 15, Luke Hertweck, 22, of Avalon, was cited for disorderly conduct.


Bellevue Police recently reported that the susects involved in the Shiloh Avenue drive-by shooting on Feb. 22, 2018 were convicted for their involvement in the incident.

Suede Goodwin and Brandon Humphrey both pled guilty to aggravated assault, conspiracy, and firearms charges. Goodwin was immediately sentenced to two to four years in prison and three years probation. Humphrey deferred sentencing and will be sentenced in January.


Ben Avon Council member Ken Opipery reported at Tuesday’s regular council meeting that all of the paving has been completed on the borough's roads, but there is a problem with a "swimming pool" at the intersection of Brighton Road and Belle Riviere Court.

Opipery said the work overall had been very good, but the asphalt wasn't laid properly in this area and the water has been accumulating when it rains.



After a few decades of a whole lot of people pretending that racism really wasn’t much of a problem in our society any longer, it appears that we all must wake up to the consequences of our apathy and lack of attention.


The 2018 Avonworth Homecoming Court, from left: Emily Tyler, Megan Robbibaro, Hayden Robinson, Tara McCafferty, 2018 Queen Caitlin Bellotti, Karen Siddoway, Marion Haney, and Abigail Wert. The queen was crowned prior to last Friday’s game against East Allegheny.


Sun, 2018-10-21

The Bellevue Volunteer Fire Company will host its second annual craft show Sunday, Oct. 21, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus on Lincoln Ave., Bellevue.

The event includes nearly 30 crafters and vendors as well as a basket auction, 50/50 and concession stand. Also, the new BVFC t-shirts will be available for sale. All proceeds from this fundraiser event will go directly to the fire company

Fri, 2018-10-19 - Sat, 2018-10-27

Community Theatre Players is presenting the Oscar Wilde story, “The Canterville Ghost,” adapted by Tim Kelly, about an American family who moves into a haunted English manor. No one, not even the ghost, can convince them to take the ghosts seriously.

Performances will be held at the Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon, 7501 Church Ave., Ben Avon, at 7:30 p.m., on Fridays and Saturdays Oct. 19-20 and Oct. 26-27. Also, a matinee will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21.

Tickets are $10 and reservations can be made at (412)695-3113 or