Construction Begins On Route 68 In Industry

CONSTRUCTION ALONG ROUTE 68 IN INDUSTRY HAS BEGUN…WHICH MEANS THE ROADWAY IS NOW DOWN TO ONE LANE. THE CLOSURE – WHICH WENT INTO EFFECT YESTERDAY MORNING – COULD CAUSE TRAFFIC DELAYS IN THE AREA FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL MONTHS. IT IS ALSO ON THE SAME ROUTE TAKEN DAILY BY TRUCKS SUPPLYING CONCRETE TO BUILD SHELL CHEMICALS’ 6-BILLION-DOLLAR ETHANE CRACKER PLANT. SHELL REPRESENTATIVES ARE MEETING WITH PENNDOT OFFICIALS THIS MORNING TO DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT TO CHANGE THE ROUTE THE CEMENT TRUCKS TAKE TO GET TO THE PLANT. PENNDOT EXPECTS THE PROJECT TO LAST UNTIL SEPTEMBER.

Bargain Shop: Items to be Auctioned Off Live On Air May 16, 2017

Tune in to Beaver County’s only live on the air radio auction this and every Tuesday  from 1:45 to 2:00 P.M.   Call 724-843-1888 or 724-774-1888 to join the show and bid on merchandise and certificates from local Beaver County, PA and surrounding area businesses.

For  May 16, 2017 the following items will be sold live on WBVP and WMBA:

  • A $25.00 gift card to Vic’s Oven on 212 Bridge Street in Bridgewater.  Whether it’s round or square pizza, it’s all made from scratch and made to order.  Valued at $25.00.  Opening bid is $13.00.
  • A box of chocolate covered fruit from Edible Arrangements on 3rd Street in Beaver.  Valued at $29.00.  Opening bid is $15.00.
  • 6 Person V.I.P. Pass to African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, Ohio.  This is your chance to take the family to an exciting African Safari Wildlife Park.  Go Wild!  Valued at $131.70.  Opening bid is $25.00
  • $25.00 in gift certificates and a coffee mug from Dogs On The Run on Market Street in East Palestine.  Valued at $25.00.  Opening bid is $13.00.

Winning bidders will be announced on the air and then are instructed to call WBVP and WMBA offices at 724-846-4100 following the program to confirm their bids.  Items can be paid for and picked up at WBVP-WMBA, 1316 7th Avenue in Beaver Falls, PA 15010 between 8:30 A.M. and 5 P.M. weekdays.

Woman Swerves To Avoid Deer, Crashes Over Embankment In New Sewickley Township

A woman crashed over an embankment this morning after she swerved to avoid hitting a deer in North Sewickley Township, investigators say. The accident was reported on River Road, near its intersection with Old River Road. The car was found wedged between several trees, which prevented it from going over a cliff. Crews had to cut open the side of the car to get the woman out. The unidentified woman was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries, but she is expected to be OK.

Former Aliquippa Football Player/ Steelers Receiver Coach Richard Mann To Attend Aliquippa Fundraiser

Former Aliqjippa football player Richard Mann – who is now a receiver coach for the Steelers – will be in Beaver County this weekend for a stadium fundraiser. Beaver County Radio News correspondent Sandy Giordano has details. Click on ‘play’ to hear Sandy’s report…

Beaver County Community Leaders and Law Enforcement Officials Form Coalition; Holds Press Conference

A coalition comprised of community leaders and law enforcement officials from all over Beaver County…held a press conference on Friday. According to Beaver County Radio News Correspondent Sandy Giordano, it was the first step in a campaign  to build trust and improve relationships between the community and police. Click on ‘play’ to hear Sandy’s report…

Property Next To Beaver Valley Mall For Sale

Four parcels next to the Beaver Valley Mall have been listed for sale by the mall’s owner, Namdar Realty. The parcels include property that is currently home to Arby’s, Burger King, Huntington Bank and National Tire and Battery. The asking price for all four properties is a combined $6.24 billion.