“70th Anniversary Moments”

This year commemorates the 70th anniversary of when Beaver County’s first radio station, WBVP, was heard over the airwaves for the the first time on May 25, 1948.  To mark the historical event, every Thursday, another “70th Anniversary Moment” will be showcased on the airwaves and published on the station’s online feeds.  Tune in and listen to WBVP and WMBA, or follow on Facebook for a new “70th Anniversary Moment” every week!

Here are the archived versions of “70th Anniversary Moments” that have been showcased so far:

January 4, 2018 – Alan Boal.

January 11, 2018 – Diane Brown.

January 18, 2018 – Ernie Kline.

January 24, 2018 – Super Bowl Coverage.

February 1, 2018 – A Presidential Call.

February 8, 2018 – Arnold Felsher.

February 15,2018 – Roy “Mickey” Angst.

February 22, 2018 – John Nuzzo.

March 1, 2018 – Mark Razz.

 

March 8, 2018 – Gert Trobe.

March 15, 2018 – Mike Romigh.

March 22, 2018 – Rick Bergman.

March 29, 2018 -The Jaggerz.

April 5, 2018 – Syl “The Pill” Sergi and Gene DeSimone.

April 12, 2018 – Four Hall Of Fame Announcers.

April 19, 2018 – Big City T.V. Stars – Ray Tannehill and Greg Benedetti.

April 26, 2018 – Guy Junker.

May 3, 2018 – Politicians.

May 10, 2018 – Don Kennedy.

May 17, 2018 – “The Founding Fathers” – Frank Smith, Tom Price and Charles Onderka.

May 24, 2018 – Chuck Wilson.

May 31, 2018 – Chris Shovlin.

June 7, 2018 – John Poister and John Bride.

June 14, 2018 – Bill Kelly.

June 21, 2018 – Steve Kalb.

June 28, 2018 – George Allen.

July 5, 2018 – Ted Ruscitti.

July 12, 2018 – Carl Anderson.

July 19, 2018 – The Reeds, Dick and Jim.

July 26, 2018 – Jim Reynolds.

 

August 2, 2018 – Steve Granato.

August 9, 2018 – Donn Wuycik.

August 16, 2018 – “Forcing” The Issue. The Hard Rock Era of 106.7 F.M.

August 23, 2018 – Joe Grazan.

August 30, 2018 – Frank Iorio, Jr.

September 6, 2018 – Coaches Corner.

September 13, 2018 – Miners Broadcasting Service.

September 20, 2018 – Sabolic, Bowes, Plesh, Patitucci, Frynkiewicz and Others. The Ethnic Sound of Weekends.

September 27, 2018 – The Pipeline From College Hill – WGEV.

October 4, 2018 – Barb Trehar.

October 11, 2018 – Walt Broadhurst.

October 18, 2018 – Gene Romano.

October 25, 2018 – Jim Merkel.

November 1, 2018 – Election Night.

November 8, 2018 – Rock, Rock ‘Till You Drop.  Bill Cameron. 

“70th Anniversary Moments” is presented by  Abbey Carpet and Floor,  Albert’s Heating, Cooling and Plumbing,  Aliquippa Giant Eagle, The Beaver Falls Municipal Authority, Beaver Valley Auto Mall, Beaver Valley Sheet Metal, Castlebrook Development, The Community College Of Beaver County,  Farmers Building and Savings Bank, Freedom United Federal Credit Union, Hank’s Frozen Custard and Mexican food, The Health Huts, Kitchen City, Laughlin Insurance Agency,  Rochester Manor and Villa and Young’s Jewelry and Coins.