“We’re having a family reunion today! It’s been a while since we’ve gotten everyone together. Coming here is a family tradition for us; we’ve got the fourth and fifth generations here, and now with the grandkids, we’ve got the sixth. I remember one time we were camping out here in the early 1990s and we had to call our Dad to come and get us because the raccoons kept trying to get into our tent! [Laughs] This has always been a special place for us.”

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Erin Ninehouser loves photography for its ability to reveal truths and insights that are often too difficult to capture with words. She believes, as Garrison Keillor says through his troubled yet triumphant character Barbara in Pontoon, that “the only sermon that counts is the one formed by our actions.” A native of New Castle, Erin has made her home in Ambridge where she lives happily with her wonderful husband Dave, their three adorable and hilarious cats, and their “old gentleman” dog, Max. Erin is excited to help tell the stories of the people of Beaver County. You can see more of her work on Facebook and connect on Instagram or Twitter.