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TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JUNE 1ST, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JUNE 1ST, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf is encouraging all Pennsylvanians in speaking out against violence and oppression in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.  In a statement Sunday, Wolf called the violence Saturday at events in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and in Harrisburg unacceptable.  Around 600 P-A National Guard members have been activated to support police…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 29TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 29TH, 2020

Pennsylvania health officials are confirming new cases of COVID-19 throughout the state. Officials say yesterday, the state saw an increase of 625 new cases with the total now surpassing 70-thousand. Around 108 new deaths related to the virus were also reported yesterday, with the death toll nearing 54-hundred. Officials in western Pennsylvania counties hope Governor…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 28TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 28TH, 2020

Police in Neshannock Township report a two vehicle accident that took place Tuesday night. According to police 21 year old Nicholas Lahr of New Castle failed to stop at the intersection of Mitchell Road and Wilmington Road and struck a vehicle operated by 58 year old Frank Hraczo of New Castle. Hraczo was taken to…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 27TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 27TH, 2020

Authorities say a 33 year old Edinburg man was killed in an ATV accident last night. WFMJ-TV reports the accident took place around 8:15 last night on Tony Dytko Road in a stone quarry owned by Cemex of Wampum. The victim collided with another ATV. The Lawrence County Coroner and Wayne Township police are investigating…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 26TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 26TH, 2020

Lawrence is among three Western Pennsylvania counties preparing to move into Governor Tom Wolf’s green reopening phase by the end of the week. Clarion and Venango counties will also be among the first P-A counties to move into the phase, allowing restaurants, salons, gyms, and other businesses to reopen.  Those businesses that have had to wait…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 22ND, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 22ND, 2020

According to the New Castle News, two New Castle men are in custody one in Canton, Ohio, and another in Butler County, accused in an aggravated burglary and assault of a woman in Canton. 27 year old Bryant Binns, and 41 year old Marc Allen Taylor  were identified as having been involved in a drug…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 21ST, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 21ST, 2020

Pennsylvania health officials are reporting more cases of COVID-19 in the state. Officials say there were about 746 new cases reported yesterday, and the total is over 64-thousand-400. Around 143 deaths were also reported yesterday, and the death toll sits at nearly 48-hundred. Lawrence County stayed at 73 positive cases and eight deaths on Wednesday.…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 20TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 20TH, 2020

Pennsylvania’s worst nursing home COVID-19 outbreak is in Beaver County.  State health officials say Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center is, by far, the hardest-hit, with 358 residents testing positive for coronavirus and 76 deaths.  The nursing home accounts for more than half of Beaver County’s 534 COVID-19 cases.  Surrounding counties have a combined 13-hundred-21 cases,…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 19TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 19TH, 2020

State Police in Lawrence County are investigating a case of corruption of minors. Police say it happened back in April when two suspects had inappropriate conversations with a 13 year old girl. Police said the suspects knew the girl was under the age of 18 and requested the girl send nude pictures to them. The…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 18TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR MAY 18TH, 2020

State police in Lawrence County are looking for whoever is behind at least two car break-ins in Hickory Township, this month.  They say it happened between May 2nd and 4th with 36-hundred dollars in cash taken along with several items.  Anyone who can offer more information on the crook or crooks is asked to contact…