For the past 30 years the good doctor is also “Dr. Duke” the disc jockey. He’s a big John Wayne fan. Over his years of spinning digital platters at gigs like weddings and reunions, the doctor accumulated an amazing collection from Big Band sounds to Oldies to Hip Hop. Last weekend, somebody stole that collection from his Chevy SUV.
The history of WPIAL football is rich with talent that was properly cultivated and flourished at the collegiate and professional levels. Unfortunately, like everywhere else on the national gridiron, it is equally rich with talent that was undisciplined, and therefore, wasted.
We break down the biggest games of the second week of the 2012 high school football season, including perspective from both coaches on KDKA’s Game of the Week between McKeesport and Penn-Trafford.
We react to the biggest games and some of the more interesting results of Week 3 of the WPIAL football season.
Hazmat crews are at the scene of a propane tanker truck accident in Beaver County.
We’re going to keep our preseason coverage going with a series of rapid-fire previews, focusing now on the Midwestern Conference in Class AA. Last year the WPIAL champions in this classification came from the MAC, which isn’t anything new. It’s usually one of the toughest sections in the district. What is new is the fact that biennial WPIAL realignment has left it with eight teams.
A patient in the mental health unit of Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital who attacked a fellow patient will be charged with criminal homicide. Gerald Rooney, Jr., 82, suffered from dementia. Peter Kuchynsky, 58, is diagnosed as schizophrenic.
You may not see them on Saturday afternoons in “Wide World of Sports,” or at ungodly hours on ESPN2, but you might have seen a few of the strongest young men in Beaver County fought for the title of best strongman in Monaca, PA recently.
Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay takes his tough love recipe to failing restaurants coast to coast and now he’s brought it to Beaver County. “Kitchen Nightmares” is in Beaver to help out Levanti’s.
People in Beaver County are welcoming plans for the Shell Oil refinery. Longtime residents who remember the job losses from steel plants and US Airways are finally seeing some positive economic news.
A man is dead following an accident in Beaver. The man’s car went over a hillside after an accident near the intersection of Market Street and River Road at about 5:40 p.m.
Police arrested a local school van driver. The driver, 54-year-old Earl Peacock, is accused of inappropriate sexual contact with a 7-year-old girl who is a student in Beaver.
It won’t be long before the rain of today gives way to the snow of tomorrow and that means sledding. But in Beaver Borough, residents just got a newsletter, alerting them to restrictions on sledding in two popular parks.
Beaver head football coach Jeff Beltz talked about Friday’s meeting with Aliquippa, which, in all likelihood, will decide the eventual MAC champion.
While part of Perthes disease may be due interruption of the blood supply to the bone, there seems to be more to it than that and no one knows exactly why it happens.