The Importance of Memorial Day
Growing up in my house, Memorial Day was etched in stone. The last Monday in May was highlighted with great importance on our Norman Rockwell calendar. Honoring those who paid the price with their life was not an option, it was our family duty.
Stroke Awareness Month in Beaver County
May is Stroke Awareness Month, so Whitney put together some information on what exactly a stroke is and how we can prevent one by simply participating in some of the great programs that already exist here in Beaver County.
Celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Day
Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and the YBC staff wants to recognize some of the most influential educators in our lives, and give our readers the opportunity to do the same. Ever wish you could tell your 3rd grade teacher how much you appreciate how she encouraged you? Or how about your high school Spanish teacher that helped you build the foundation to become a bilingual adult?
ARCC to Hold Money Matters Financial Symposium
In these economic times our finances are one of the primary stressors in our lives. In fact, a recent report found that 53% of employees say that financial stress affects their job performance. Couple that with the report that 69% of Americans have less than $1,000 in the bank and we realize that we need […]
The Top Five Things I Hate to Love About Winter
Winter has finally made its unwelcomed appearance and based on what I saw this morning on the weather, it’s not going anywhere anytime soon.
That leaves me in a weird place. I hate it so much, so so much, that I could go one of three places – Either I become a miserable person that is constantly complaining…. Or totally quiet… OR I suck it up and try to make the best out of this frozen Hell.
Christmas Hangover: Five Ways to Avoid Post-Holiday Depression
After months of planning for all of the excitement of Christmas Day, today is the day that we realize all the fun has come and gone and many of us have to start thinking about the piles of work waiting for us when we return to our daily grind.
The day after Christmas is notorious for being the launching point for post-holiday depression. After all of that work, you might find yourself wondering if it was all really worth it. Did they really like those gifts? Who is going to clean up all this junk everywhere?
A Letter From Santa to the Children of Beaver County
Early on Christmas morning, Your Beaver County received this letter from Santa Claus himself letting all of the children of Beaver County know how much he enjoyed spending some time here last night!
Christmas Traditions: O Holy Night at Midnight Mass
Probably one of my favorite Christmas songs is “O Holy Night.” One tradition my family had when I was growing up was to celebrate Christmas Eve with family, then attend midnight mass. Listening to “O Holy Night” being sung within the hallowed walls of church can give you goosebumps. No matter the traditions we have, this song tells us what Christmas truly is; a season of hope.
Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center to Present the Beloved Holiday Classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”
MIDLAND, PA – This holiday season, Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center will treat local theater audiences to a family-friendly live version of the treasured holiday film It’s A Wonderful Life, December 1 through December 17 in the Black Box Theater. Originally scheduled for six performances, eight weekend, evening and matinee performances have been added due […]
Small Business Saturday Specials and Events
This article is brought to you by our friends at Rochester Manor+Villa and Beaver County Auto There are tons of great small businesses to support this weekend for Small Business Saturday in Beaver County. I’ve scoured the internet to find you the best deals and events so you can get to the shopping! Local Events Beaver Valley Mall […]
Free Thanksgiving Dinners for Those in Need
This article is brought to you by our friends at Beaver County Auto and Rochester Manor+Villa Anyone will tell you the holidays can be a stressful time. From constantly on-the-go, to buying gifts, to attending the next function or party. However, those who are fortunate enough to spend the holidays with friends or loved ones are blessed beyond […]
James and the Giant Peach at Lincoln Park!
If you’re looking for local family-friendly entertainment this weekend, check out the Lincoln Park Performing Art Center’s presentation of James and the Giant Peach Jr. with six performances between Friday, November 10th, and Sunday, November 19th. This production is 60 minutes long without an intermission. You may remember Roald Dahl’s original story from 1961 or […]
A Night in Tuscany: Heirloom Teams with Italian Winery for Special Dinner
Italy is comprised of 20 regions. All 20 are extremely beautiful and unique in their own way. Can you name the region where Rome is? Probably not. It’s Lazio. Can you name the region where Venice is? Probably not. It’s the Veneto. But everyone has heard of Tuscany, home to the city of Florence. The […]
Beaver County Trick or Treat Times
Here is a list of all the trick or treat times in and around Beaver County. Please remember to be safe and use caution when walking around neighborhoods! Aliquippa: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 Ambridge: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 Baden: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 Beaver: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. […]
Downtown Beaver Art Walk
This article is brought to you by our friends at Rochester Manor+Villa and Beaver County Auto Saturday’s high is 87 degrees. On October 7. Yes, you read that. You know what that means? It’s a perfect day for a walk. Specifically, the Art Walk in downtown Beaver, where over 32 businesses are taking part in […]