• Gourmet Games

    Since the weather has been slightly unbearable, finding inside things to do is a high priority these days, both for the kiddos and the grown-ups. A friend of mine suggested a few board games to try out so I figured I’d give it a whirl! These aren’t your normal Life, Monopoly, Connect 4 kind of […]

    Ana Beaverhausen January 19, 2018
  • Best Places in Beaver County to Beat the Winter Blues

    This article is brought to you by our friends at Beaver County Auto With the temperature dropping and the winter blues in full swing, it’s easy to get trapped in the doldrums of January and February. As I like to call it, “winter hibernation” is upon us. However, if you’re looking to get out of the […]

    Marc Grandinetti January 12, 2018
  • The Best Last Minute Christmas Gifts in Beaver County

    If you’re like me and haven’t really started shopping for all the knuckleheads on your list this year, we’ve got some serious work to do. What are you supposed to get for those wacky relatives you haven’t really seen since last year? And how are you going to manage to find something before Thursday night? Don’t sweat it. We’ve got you covered.

    Andrew Selby December 24, 2017
  • Allie’s Top 20 Favorite Christmas Movies

    There are certain movies that we only get to watch in the few weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. In order to make sure that you don’t miss out on any holiday classics this year, Allie put together a list of her 20 favorite Christmas movies. She’ll watch them all multiple times this year!

    Allie Dixon December 18, 2017
  • Top 5 High School Basketball Teams in Beaver County History

    This is another article we published a little while back. High basketball season kicked off last weekend around the WPIAL and PIAA. Since we published this article, I don’t think much has changed. As a way to kick off the season, I’ve compiled my list of the top five high school basketball teams in Beaver County […]

    Marc Grandinetti December 12, 2017
  • 5 Winter Activities in Beaver County

    This article is brought to you by our friends at Rochester Manor+Villa and Beaver County Auto The sun sets at five o’clock, and the air has a frigid kiss, but that’s no reason to stay home this winter! There are tons of wonderful events and attractions to visit in Beaver County. Whether you’re the type to embrace the […]

    Emily Herschl December 4, 2017
  • Beaver County Christmas Tree Farms

    This article is presented by Beaver County Auto and Rochester Manor+Villa What better way to start off the holidays than to hop on a wagon with the kiddos and choose your own live Christmas tree? Beaver County has several family-owned Christmas tree farms that have been around for decades to help locals make memories and choose the […]

    Ella Parker December 1, 2017
  • Smart Shopping: How to Stay Safe Online

    This article is brought to you by our friends at Rochester Manor+Villa and Beaver County Auto It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving just happened and Christmas will be here before you know it. If you are like me, you probably haven’t done much Christmas shopping in a mall since circa 2008. Online shopping is easy and convenient. […]

    Lauren Walker November 28, 2017
  • 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 […]

    Emily Herschl November 24, 2017
  • 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 […]

    Emily Herschl November 9, 2017
  • November’s Beaver Moon

    This article is presented by Beaver County Auto and Rochester Manor+Villa History of the Beaver Moon The next full moon will rise this Friday, November 3rd, 2017 and crest on November 4th at 1:23 AM. Native Algonquian tribes living in New England gave the Beaver Moon its name, which was later adopted by European settlers. Native Americans named […]

    Emily Herschl November 1, 2017
  • 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. […]

    Marc Grandinetti October 31, 2017
  • 5 Halloween Symbols and Their Origins

    This article is brought to you by Beaver County Auto and Rochester Manor+Villa You’ve probably seen witches and black cats associated with Halloween roughly thirty times today. Jack-O-Lanterns, bats, ghosts, and skeletons are all symbols famously related to Halloween, but did you ever wonder where these associations originated? Here are five Halloween symbols and their histories. 1. […]

    Emily Herschl October 27, 2017
  • Sulmona: My Favorite City in Italy

    One of the greatest experiences of my life was traveling to Italy in 2006 where I visited Rome, Florence, and my relatives in Sulmona, which is in the province of Abruzzo. Anyone who has ever visited Italy can attest it is the experience of a lifetime. The sights and sounds, along with the food and the history, make Italy truly amazing. Plutarch said, “Il bel paese che gli Apennini dividono e le Alpi e il mare circondano,” or “the beautiful country that the Apennines divide and the Alps and sea surround.” That couldn’t be more true.

    Marc Grandinetti October 26, 2017
  • 5 Odd Attractions You Didn’t Know Were Near You

    This article is brought to you by our sponsors Rochester Manor+Villa & Beaver County Auto It finally feels like autumn now, and there’s something about the chill in the air that draws people to odd and spooky places. Just a short drive from Beaver County, there are five odd attractions you’ve probably never heard of. 1.     Living Dead […]

    Emily Herschl October 19, 2017