Latest Headlines

7/20/18

Criminal charges were filed Wednesday against six people from across the state accused of the racially-motivated assault of a local black man in an Avalon bar on July 7.

7/16/18

Avalon Police Chief Tom Kokoski said Monday that six people will be charged with multiple offenses following what has been called the racially-motivated attack of an African American man in a local bar a week ago Saturday.

7/14/18

Criminal charges are reportedly pending against eight people who are said to have assaulted a local African American man in Avalon last Saturday night.

Paul L. Morris Sr. said that he was shocked by the hate he could sense from the group inside the Jackman Inn. Morris said that he had stopped by the local bar to drop off a thank you note for the Jackman’s kitchen manager, who had prepared food recently for a graduation party held for Morris’s son.

7/14/18

Several motions concerning personnel were approved by the Avonworth School Board during the July meeting. Approved were:

The transfer of five sick days for Brittany Rene Mills, speech and language teacher, which were accumulated during her employment with the Fox Chapel Area School District.

The letter of resignation from Elaine Tierney, high school learning support teacher, retroactive to June 25.

Tessa Babcock as a fourth grade teacher, commencing Aug. 17.

Sara Knable as a half-time elementary art teacher, commencing Aug. 17.

Blogs

06.13.18

If you grew up in Western Pennsylvania, and especially in Beaver County, during the 1960s, you never possibly could have imagined that in the not-too-distant future there would be no Midland High School.

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Bellevue Mayor Emily Marburger swear in the borough’s newest police officer at Tuesday’s pre-council meeting. Officer Michael Blair is a 2010 graduate of Canon McMillan High School, and graduated from Westminster College in 2014 with a bachelor of arts degree in in sociology and criminal justice. According to Chief Matt Sentner, Blair has been working as a part-time officer for the Canonsburg and Ohio Township police departments for the last three years. He currently resides in Bridgeville.

Events

Sun, 2018-07-29

The 2018 Avalon All-Class Reunion Picnic will be held Sunday, July 29, 11 a.m.-dark, in North Park at the Rose Barn. Set-up time is 10 a.m.

The event features good food, conversation, music and memories.

Ham barbecue sandwiches, baked chicken, baked beans, watermelon, and water are provided. Donations of fruit, salads, side dishes, desserts and beverages are welcomed.

Admission is free; financial donations are appreciated. Mail checks to David Short, 250 High Acres Rd., Harmony, PA 16037. To donate via credit card, call (724)453-1401 or e-mail shortsnd@zoominternet.net.

Sat, 2018-07-28

The annual Bellevue Alumni Reunion Picnic will be held Saturday, July 28, 1-10 p.m., in North Park at the Rose Barn.

Admission is free. Water and desserts will be provided. Attendees are asked to bring chairs, canopy, food and beverages.

For more information, go to www.bhsclassreunion.net