In This Issue of BeaverLife

The Streets of Beaver as They Used to Be

The Streets of Beaver as They Used to Be

Above: Exterior photo of Myrtle’s family’s plumbing shop, W.B. Laughlin, circa 1905. The plumbing shop was located at 428 Third Street. Beaver is the place we call home – warm, friendly, familiar. We know the streets and our friends who live on them; the best shops...

Beaver Through the Ages

Beaver Through the Ages

As the world has entered into a new decade, we felt it appropriate to celebrate by reminiscing about the days of Beaver Borough gone by. We asked for memory submissions on Facebook, and our followers did not disappoint. Check out what they had to say…if their stories...

5 Home Improvement Projects That Will Lower Your Monthly Bills

5 Home Improvement Projects That Will Lower Your Monthly Bills

From water bills to energy bills and everything in between, the monthly cost of being a homeowner can add up to hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Fortunately, it is possible to reduce those expenses. All you need to do is complete one or more of the following...

DIY Dish Detergent

DIY Dish Detergent

When you buy a commercial brand of dishwasher detergent, you’re not always sure of its quality. If it’s a cheap brand with low-quality ingredients, it is unlikely to get your dishes very clean. Unfortunately, it can also cause erosion inside of your dishwasher. To...

How to Make Your Home Allergen-Free This Spring

How to Make Your Home Allergen-Free This Spring

Spring is a time of rejuvenation. The snow recedes and flowers arise. Birdsong fills the air and so do allergens. We want to enjoy this wonderful season for all its worth, but that can be difficult in between sniffles and the occasional cough. Thankfully, there are...

Around Town

Don’t Invite Us to Dinner

Don’t Invite Us to Dinner

Written by John Grosskopf,  Fire Chief, Beaver Volunteer Fire Department With all that goes on in our lives, it’s very easy to forget that you placed that pan on the stove. It’s a very common mistake. You put something on the stove to cook. Then you get sidetracked....

Coming Home

Coming Home

Submitted by: Rebecca Bricker I’ve always considered myself so fortunate to have spent my childhood in Beaver. When I was 10, in 1964, my parents moved from Beaver to the Chicago suburbs and my life since then has taken me mostly to big cities in far-flung places. But...

Beaver Through the Ages

Beaver Through the Ages

As the world has entered into a new decade, we felt it appropriate to celebrate by reminiscing about the days of Beaver Borough gone by. We asked for memory submissions on Facebook, and our followers did not disappoint. Check out what they had to say…if their stories...

The Antique Emporium

The Antique Emporium

A Place Where the Past is Present Here we are almost a quarter way through the 21st century and decorating styles and taste are ever changing, whether you are moving in to your first apartment, a new homeowner or just looking for a change in scenery in the home you...

The #1 Jersey: Making Beaver Someplace Special

The #1 Jersey: Making Beaver Someplace Special

Photo by Beth Spence. Mrs. Shugert before the Homecoming football game on Saturday, October 5, 2019. The plaque she is holding reads: “The #1 Jersey is An Honor of Distinction. The Awarded Jersey Is Given To Individuals Who Have Promoted Excellence, Professionalism,...

Community Info

PCCD Grant

PCCD Grant

In 2019-2020 the Beaver Police Department was successful in acquiring a grant through the State of Pennsylvania (PCCD) in the amount of $48,717 to update a police records management system. The various portions of our current police records management system have...

Property Maintenance, Zoning  and Building Requirements

Property Maintenance, Zoning and Building Requirements

Help Keep Beaver a Safe, Healthy, and Attractive Community! Spring is a good time for performing cleaning and maintenance to prepare for the summer season. It’s also a great time for a close inspection for any problems or issues that happened over the winter. In the...

Hard Work Pays Off

Hard Work Pays Off

Good Recycling Efforts Equal Large PayOut—$234,000 In October of 2018, Beaver Borough was awarded $234,000.00 in an Act 101 Section 902 Recycling Grant.  It took efforts from several of the Borough offices to receive the funding.  Several years prior, Beaver Borough’s...

Canal Street and 4th Street Pipeline Upgrade Project

Canal Street and 4th Street Pipeline Upgrade Project

As part of its infrastructure modernization program, Columbia Gas will be starting two pipeline replacement projects in Beaver Borough this spring, weather permitting. Planned for completion in mid-summer 2020, the projects will ensure the continued safe delivery of...

Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

The Beaver Police Department has provided some safety and security tips for this upcoming holiday season. Remember that you can never be too careful or too prepared. Please take a moment and review some basic safety tips and reminders below. Home Security Keep all...

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