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TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 15TH, 2021

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 15TH, 2021

New Castle City Police are looking for a Pittsburgh woman wanted for trying to stab a man at a North Hill residence on Tuesday. The New Castle News reports 64 year old Tonya McGuire is wanted on charges of aggravated and simple assault, harassment, criminal mischief and simple trespass. A warrant has been issued for…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 14TH, 2021

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 14TH, 2021

Former Lawrence County Commissioner Bob DelSignore has died. The New Castle News reports that DelSignore died Tuesday night after an illness. The 82 year old was a longtime businessman in the community as owner of Desco Supply Co., a lighting firm, and was twice elected as a county commissioner. A Mercer County restaurant has been…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 12TH, 2021

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 12TH, 2021

A New Castle woman is in the Lawrence County Jail on attempted homicide charges. According to the New Castle News 51 year old Stacey Rice is also being charged with  two counts of aggravated assault, three counts of robbery, and one count each of unlawful restraint, terroristic threats and simple assault. Rice is accused of…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 11TH, 2021

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 11TH, 2021

COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise throughout Pennsylvania. Health officials say over the weekend, the state total saw an increase of more than 27-thousand new cases, pushing it over 700-thousand. Nearly six-hundred new deaths related to the virus were added to the death toll, which is at 17-thousand-770. Lawrence County has 4,734 cases and 139…

Tri County Report For January 8th, 2021

Tri County Report For January 8th, 2021

Authorities in Beaver County are searching for an escaped prisoner.  Forty-one-year-old John Broman broke out of the Beaver County Jail Thursday afternoon.  He is described as a white man, five-feet ten-inches tall, about 160 pounds, with brown hair.  He was being held on charges of burglary and criminal trespass. Pittsburgh-area Congressman Mike Doyle on Thursday…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 7TH, 2021

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 7TH, 2021

Members of western Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation sharply criticized the violence that broke out at a pro-Trump rally yesterday in Washington.  Democrat Mike Doyle from Forest Hills says he never saw anything like yesterday’s protests in his 25 years on Capitol Hill.  In a post on social media, Doyle said President Trump bears most of the…

Tri County Report For January 6th, 2021

Tri County Report For January 6th, 2021

Starting today the Lawrence County Government Center is temporarily furloughing 34 employees. According to the New Castle News Commissioner Chairman Morgan Boyd said the layoffs are in direct response to the significant numbers of positive cases of COVID-19 in Lawrence County and the recent general closure of the courthouse and related offices to the public. The layoffs affect 13…

Tri County Report For January 5th, 2020

Tri County Report For January 5th, 2020

COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise throughout Pennsylvania. Health officials say yesterday, the state total saw an increase of more than 32-hundred new cases, pushing it over 665-thousand. About 66 new deaths related to the virus were added to the death toll, which is at 16-thousand-361. Lawrence County added 41 cases yesterday bringing it’s total…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 4TH, 2021

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 4TH, 2021

State Police in Mercer County have charged a man in connection with an alleged rape from last year. 51 year old Albert Shollenberger of Mercer faces numerous sexual offenses. The victim is a 15 year old female. Authorities said the alleged incidents took place between March and July of last year. The investigation is ongoing.…

Tri County Report For December 31st, 2020

Tri County Report For December 31st, 2020

Pennsylvania residents and others around the state will soon be able to dine again at many of their favorite restaurants.  Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced that measures put in place earlier this month to help slow the spread of COVID will be allowed to expire on January 4th.  That means an end to the…