Hookstown

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500-Pound Bell Stolen From Hookstown Church Again

A nearly 500 pound, solid brass bell, which was stolen and returned two years ago from a Beaver County church, has been stolen again.

05/20/2014

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State Orders Ash Waste Dump Shut Down

Little Blue is a two-square mile lagoon containing untold tons of coal combustion waste, and folks who live nearby say it’s made their lives a misery.

04/03/2014

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DEP Cites Deficiencies In FirstEnergy’s Plan To Clean Up Little Blue Run

From the air it might look like an inviting lake, but Little Blue Run is filled with fly ash and calcium sulfate trapped at FirstEnergy’s Bruce Manfield Plant seven miles away.

10/17/2013

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Beaver County Residents Concerned Over Well Water Contamination

More than a hundred concerned citizens packed the Hookstown fire hall in Beaver County to hear plans by First Energy to close a coal waste disposal site.

08/15/2013

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First Energy Ordered To Shut Down Little Blue Run

From the air it looks benign, but for years folks living nearby have contended that the Little Blue coal ash impoundment is contaminating their ground water. The state Department of Environmental Protection now agrees that water seeping from the lagoon has created that potential and has ordered the owner, First Energy, to it shut down.

08/01/2012

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Burglary Suspect Caught In Beaver County

A burglary suspect was arrested in Beaver County. Samuel Zakutney, 25, of Hookstown, led police on a chase after trying to cash a bad check at the Huntington bank in Rochester Borough.

06/20/2012

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Church Bell Thieves Foiled At Recycling Business

With its handmade brick and white steeple, the Frankfort Presbyterian Church in Hookstown is picture perfect. But when congregation members like Christine Kelly arrived for Sunday services, something was very wrong with this picture.

05/15/2012

Fatal Accident, crash

Route 168 Crash Kills Hookstown Man

State police are investigating a fatal accident in Beaver County early this morning that claimed the life of a 22-year-old man from Hookstown. It happened shortly before 4 a.m. on Route 168 in Hanover Township.

08/05/2011

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