• 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
  • What the Health, Beaver County!? The Acupuncture Edition…

    Here we are again, another edition of What the Health, Beaver County. In my never-ending quest for the perfect balance of health and, well, straight up bacon eating, I have found something new. New to me, I mean. This technique has been around for thousands of years. I’m talkin about acupuncture, and it’s found right […]

    Ana Beaverhausen October 12, 2017
  • Quay Park Project

    Recently a new initiative was brought to my attention – the Quay Park Project.  The Beaver Planning Commission did not notify the public of this information (at least that I am aware of), however a lot of money has already been spent on the planning – a lot of tax payers money. The overall gist […]

    Ana Beaverhausen August 16, 2017
  • You’ve Got to be Kitten Me!

    ALIQUIPPA, PA – With 263 animals in its care, of which 213 are cats or kittens, the Beaver County Humane Society (BCHS) is at full capacity. In response, BCHS is announcing special discounts on cat and kitten adoption fees, starting on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in an effort to find homes for the many cats and […]

    Marc Grandinetti July 26, 2017
  • Game of Thrones Season 7 Preview

    This article is brought to you by our friends at Beaver County Auto. “When the snows falls, and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies, but the pack survives.” – Sansa Stark The epic seventh season of Game of Thrones is only a few days away. Has there been a show, at least in recent […]

    Marc Grandinetti July 13, 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 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 July 3, 2017
  • Go Chemical-Free This Summer with These Young Living Products!

    A few weeks back, I wrote a piece describing how our readers can become a part of the Young Living family, either by purchasing products or becoming a wholesale member by using our custom links (more to come on that at the end). Young Living isn’t just a company that produces and sells essential oils. […]

    Marc Grandinetti June 23, 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 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 June 15, 2017
  • Top 6 Restaurants You Need to Visit This Summer

    This article is brought to you by our friends at Beaver County Auto. 1. Bowser’s Smokehouse (Center Township) Bowser’s has added a unique twist to their menu over the past several weeks. Not just a place for Pittsburgh-style sandwiches, wings, and salads anymore, Andy (formerly of YBC fame) has dedicated himself to the art of smoking […]

    Marc Grandinetti June 7, 2017