In This Issue of BeaverLife

National Parks Within Driving Distance

National Parks Within Driving Distance

Often called “America’s best idea,” no country in the world has anything quite like our National Park System. Since 1872 when Yellowstone became the first National Park in the world, over 100 nations have followed our lead and instituted their own park services,...

Let’s Go on a Hike!

Let’s Go on a Hike!

10 Great Trails Located Nearby Beaver When you’re looking for ways to Get Outside this summer, hiking is a great outlet. The activity provides many physical and emotional benefits, from improving balance to boosting memory skills. It’s also a great way to meet new...

Western PA Waterfall Tour

Western PA Waterfall Tour

Waterfalls have a beauty that can’t be ignored. They are a feat of nature that have been inspiring humanity’s religious beliefs, artwork, architecture, music, and movies for generations. In order to see their glory, you don’t need to take a trip to some faraway place....

Identifying Common Trees

Identifying Common Trees

Whether you’re hiking through the woods or strolling through the streets of Beaver, identifying common trees can be a fun activity for the whole family. Luckily, you don’t need to be an arborist to do so. With a few simple tips and tricks, you can differentiate...

Upgrade Your Space for $ 250 or Less

Upgrade Your Space for $ 250 or Less

These days, many people are spending more time at home than ever before. Staring a little too long at your home’s setup or decor may have you wishing for a refresh. Luckily, there are plenty of projects that you can do without breaking the bank. We’ve compiled some...

Around Town

Citizen Spotlight: Betty Sue Schaughency, Ph.D.

Citizen Spotlight: Betty Sue Schaughency, Ph.D.

“I am just so blessed,” Beaver resident Betty Sue Schaughency, Ph.D. shared with us during our chat reminiscing about her life. Betty Sue’s journey has taken her from Boozy Creek in rural Scott County, Virginia (near Bristol), where she was born to Robert Todd Carter...

From the BASD: Why Kids Should Play Outside More Often

From the BASD: Why Kids Should Play Outside More Often

Submitted by Lyla Crake, 6th Grader at Dutch Ridge Elementary School Do you remember your parents telling you stories of their childhood and how they played outside every day? Now think about this, how much do you play outside? Probably not as often as you should....

Stargazing with the Beaver County Amateur Astronomers Club

Stargazing with the Beaver County Amateur Astronomers Club

Written by Brian DiGiovine, Resident & BCAAC Member When I took Astronomy as a science elective in college, I thought it would be an easy “A” because I just loved the stars, moon and planets, and thought that I had a pretty extensive knowledge of them all. I could...

Little Free Libraries Coming to Beaver

Little Free Libraries Coming to Beaver

Thanks to a group on Facebook, you’ll begin to see Little Free Libraries popping up in the community and surrounding area. The seed for Kindness Project 15009 was planted in February 2020 when Dutch Ridge Elementary 3rd grade teacher Francine Hogan had her students...

A Bagful of Blessings: How One Bag Turned Into a Mission

A Bagful of Blessings: How One Bag Turned Into a Mission

Sometimes a seemingly small moment can completely alter the trajectory of your life. A conversation with a stranger, joining a gym, or even receiving a gift from a friend can inspire someone to take a leap in an exciting direction. There are a plethora of these...

Community Info

Safe 2 Say Something

Safe 2 Say Something

Submitted by Dr. Carrie Rowe, Superintendent Youth today face many obstacles growing up, but finding a place to turn when something isn’t right at school doesn’t have to be one of them. Whether a student is confronted by bullying, threats of violence, feelings of...

Now in Effect: Changes to “Move Over” Law

Now in Effect: Changes to “Move Over” Law

The enhanced Pennsylvania Move Over Law (Act 105 of 2020) went into effect on April 27. It requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane further away from the response area to slow to at least 20 miles per hour less...

The Zoning Hearing Board

The Zoning Hearing Board

The Municipalities Planning Code of the state of Pennsylvania requires that Beaver have a Zoning Hearing Board to hear requests from property owners who want to develop their properties in ways that are not in strict compliance with the zoning laws. The board...

Move Over for Pennsylvania Emergency Responders and Roadway Workers

Move Over for Pennsylvania Emergency Responders and Roadway Workers

PENNSYLVANIA TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT ENHANCEMENT (PENNTIME) From the April 2021 edition of BOROUGH NEWS Each day, tow truck operators, firefighters, EMS workers, police officers, fire police and others respond on Pennsylvania’s roadways to assist others. These...

From the Volunteer Fire Department: 2020 Fire Report

From the Volunteer Fire Department: 2020 Fire Report

Written by John Grosskopf, Fire Chief, Beaver Volunteer Fire Department The Beaver Volunteer Fire Department provides vital services to the community. With the collective efforts of our firefighters and administrative staff, neighboring Fire Departments, and the...

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