• 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
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    November 9, 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
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    October 19, 2017
  • Beaver County’s “Old Glory” This article is brought to you by our friends at Rochester Manor+Villa It’s nearly impossible to claim to be from Beaver County – or to even drive through the county – and not ever witness the giant flag that flies high above the confluence of the Beaver and Ohio rivers. The Beaver County Flag Plaza was […] Lauren Walker
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    July 4, 2017
  • Celebrate the 4th in Midland: America’s Hometown This article is brought to you by our friends at Beaver County Auto It’s the most wonderful time of the year! At least it is if you’re from Midland. It’s the 4th of July and its filled with all of the important things like the parade, live music, carnival food, and fireworks. Independence Day breathes life […] Whitney Scelp
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    July 3, 2017
  • Midland Arts Council Summer Gallery The Midland Arts Council’s Summer Gallery has become a staple of Midland’s 4th of July celebration.  The juried art show is in its 12th year and is held in the atrium of Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center.  In addition to the juried show, visitors also have the opportunity to view a featured artist from the […] Sharon Speerhas
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    June 19, 2017
  • Stray Cat Studios Finds a New Home BEAVER FALLS BUSINESS OWNER ESTABLISHES NEW DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR NEW DOWNTOWN BUILDING — Two-story structure will house expanded art studio, as well as office and community space Beaver Falls, Pa., June 7, 2017 — Mycelia Development, LLC, a Beaver Falls-based development company, has announced plans to construct a new building next to Oram’s […] Marc Grandinetti
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    June 15, 2017
  • The ABA: Bringing Basketball Back to New Brighton For a period of about 10 years, from the mid to late 1990’s to the early 2000’s, a backyard in New Brighton’s Sylvania Hills neighborhood was the mecca of 3-on-3 basketball. ALXN Arena, as it was affectionately known, was home to the Funk-Mob Classy Classic, an annual summer 3-on-3 tournament that spanned a weekend. Scott […] Marc Grandinetti
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    June 1, 2017
  • “Second Chance” Bus Tour of Historic Ambridge Churches this Friday Legend has it that at one time, our adopted hometown of Ambridge once held a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the most bars AND the most churches per capita. Priorities, right? But also a sign of a community that values connection: with friends or fellow workers, sharing drinks and stories, […] Erin Ninehouser
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    April 20, 2017
  • American Girl Tea Party In the late 1950s, the American Library Association was concerned with society’s newfound interest in television and their loss of interest in reading. In an attempt to rectify this, they implemented National Library Week, which celebrates the library, the institution which brings us the opportunity of education and entertainment, for everyone, for free. We continue […] Whitney Scelp
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    April 17, 2017
  • Frame of Reference: Merrick Art Gallery This article is brought to you by our friends at Rochester Manor+Villa. What’s the first thing you think of when someone says The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York?  New Brighton, PA, right?  No?  It may surprise many Beaver County residents to learn that we have a local tie to the Met through the […] Sharon Speerhas
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    April 11, 2017
  • Nanos, Muggles, and SWAG: Geocaching in Beaver County What do hollow logs, guardrails, and street lamps have in common? They’re all places you’ll find geocaches. That’s right, muggles (if you don’t know what a muggle is, you must continue reading…you’re missing out), there’s a massive treasure hunt game happening around you. Beaver County has THOUSANDS of geocaches, and if you’re not looking for […] Ella Parker
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    April 1, 2017
  • YBC Photo of the Week: Hopewell Community Park These photos are brought to you by our friends at Rochester Manor+Villa. Visit their website by clicking here. With warmer temperatures arriving, playing outside is a must. We have some great parks here in Beaver County that have all sorts of outdoor entertainment for families to enjoy. At Hopewell Park, there is a field for soccer […] Lindsey Ferrie
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    March 30, 2017
  • Bridges of Beaver County This article is brought to you by our friends at Beaver County Auto. Click here to visit them on Facebook. One of the many nicknames for Pittsburgh is the “City of Bridges.” This makes sense, due to the fact that downtown sits at the confluence of three rivers, which nearly 30 bridges cross. Pittsburgh isn’t the only place for […] Lauren Walker
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    March 7, 2017
  • Laughlin Memorial Library This week’s photo is brought to you by our friends at Rochester Manor+Villa The Laughlin Memorial Library located in Ambridge is one of eleven libraries located in Beaver County. It was established by Alexander Laughlin, Sr., founder of Ambridge’s Central Tube Company, and dedicated to his son in 1929. Today the library is home to […] Lindsey Ferrie
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    March 1, 2017
  • McKinley School No. 3 This photo is brought to you by our friends at Beaver County Auto. Check them out on Facebook by clicking here McKinley School No. 3 was one of four one-room schoolhouses in Chippewa Twp. Built in 1872 and located at the junction of 37th Street Extension and McKinley Road, McKinley School housed grades first through eighth, […] Lindsey Ferrie
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    February 8, 2017