BCTA Adds Natural Gas Vehicles To Its Fleet Of Buses

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THE BEAVER COUNTY TRANSIT AUTHORITY IS INTRODUCING NATURAL GAS VEHICLES TO ITS RIDERSHIP. BCTA SPOKESWOMAN MARY JO MORANDINI TELLS BEAVER COUNTY RADIO NEWSMAN PAT SEPTAK THAT THEY JUST GOT IN THREE NATURAL GAS POWERED BUSES…

SHE SAYS THEY HAVE THREE NATURAL GAS POWERED BUSES THAT SHOULD BE READY TO PUT INTO SERVICE SOMETIME IN SEPTEMBER…

SHE SAYS THEY CURRENTLY HAVE THREE NATURAL GAS POWERED BUSES THAT WILL BE PUT INTO SERVICE STARTING SEPTEMBER…AND ANOTHER SIX NEXT YEAR…

SHE SAYS THEY CURRENTLY HAVE THREE NATURAL GAS POWERED BUSES THAT WILL BE PUT INTO SERVICE ON ROUTE ONE IN ABOUT A MONTH OR SO…

SHE SAYS THEY WILL HAVE THREE NATURAL GAS POWERED BUSES STARTING IN SEPTEMBER AND ANOTHER SIX NEXT YEAR, HOWEVER THE FUELING SITE WILL NOT BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC…

BCTA HAS BEEN UNDERGOING A FACE-LIFT AS OF LATE, WITH THE ADDITION OF 7 NEW BUS SHELTER LOCATIONS AND BENCH LOCATIONS WITHIN THE COUNTY.

BREAKING NEWS: Blackhawk Soccer Game To Be Played On The Turf Tonight!

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BREAKING NEWS: The Blackhawk School Board has announced that the Blackhawk soccer game will be played on the turf tonight at 7! The turf surface at the stadium had just been completed yesterday afternoon. The field has been inspected and has been turned over to the district. The wiring for the scoreboard is all finished up. Meanwhile, the school board will meet tonight on whether to keep Northwestern or not. The meeting will be held at the high school library. This breaking news report is brought to you by…

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Mike Super Magic and Illusion Ticket Winners Announced!!!!

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The Winners of a 4 pack of tickets to Mike Super Magic and Illusion at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center this Saturday September 16, 2017 were announced today during the Noonday report.  The show is at the Main Stage Theater and it starts a 7:30 p.m. . Tickets are available now and range from $30.00 to $40.00. You can get your tickets at http://lincolnparkarts.org/event/mike-super-magic-illusion/

The Winners are Tom Lesnick of Beaver Falls and Mary Kay DeNome  of Beaver Falls. They each will receive a 4 pack of tickets to the performance.

If you would like more information or like to see upcoming shows at Lincoln Park click on the following Link: http://lincolnparkarts.org/eventspage/

The Mike Super Magic and Illusion ticket give away was brought to you by Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center and Beaver County Radio 1230 WBVP and 1460 WMBA.

BREAKING NEWS: Say ‘Goodbye’ To Kennywood’s Log Jammer; Ride To Be Retired After Sunday

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Kennywood’s Log Jammer will take its final drops this Sunday. The log flume ride, which debuted at Kennywood in 1975, was the West Mifflin amusement park’s first million-dollar ride. Kennywood is inviting the public to enjoy one last joy ride down the 53-foot drop chute before the summer season comes to an end on September 17th. No word yet on what will replace the popular ride.

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Ambridge Borough Releases Photos Of Designs For Streetscape Project

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Yesterday Sandy Giordano reported on Ambridge borough’s updated designs for its Streetscape project. It was the main topic at Tuesday’s council meeting. Ambridge borough manager Joe Kauer has released photos of those designs and has granted Beaver County Radio News permission to post those photos on our website and Facebook page. Thanks Joe! Here are those photos, along with Sandy’s report…

Magic Phrase of the Day Contest Announced!!

Lincoln Park Performing Arts  Center is presenting Mike Super Magic and Illusion this weekend Saturday September 16, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Main Stage Theater. 1230 WBVP and 1460 WMBA is teaming up with The Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center to give away 2 Four packs of tickets.

Tune into Teleforum with Frank Sparks Tuesday September 12, 2017  thru Thursday September 14, 2017 to get registered. You may ask how to get registered? Tune into A.M. Beaver County each day of the contest in the 8 o’clock hour to hear the magic phrase of the day and when you hear Frank Sparks day the magic phrase of the day anytime during his show be the first to call in and get registered for the tickets.

The phrase of the day will also be posted on our Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/beavercountyradio/ 

It will also be posted here on our website.  Diane Brosius will pull the winner names out of the WBVP/WMBA magic hat at 12:50 p.m. on Thursday September 14, 2017 during the entertainment report on the Noonday report with Pat Septak.

The Magic Phrase contest is brought to you by Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center and  Beaver County Radio 1230 WBVP and 1460 WMBA.

The Magic Phrase for Tuesday September 12, 2017 is ” Rabbit in the Hat”

The Magic Phrase for Wednesday September 13, 2017 is “Disappearing Act”

The Magic Phrase for Thursday September 14, 2017 is “Magic Wand”

Beaver Heritage talks Beaver Tales on Teleforum

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Stacey Ivol and Shirley Pow from the Beaver Heritage Foundation appeared on Teleforum with Frank Sparks Wednesday September 13, 2017. Stacey and Shirley told Frank and the listeners about the Beaver Heritage Foundation and the many things they do in Beaver. The revamping of the train station and how it is now a multi use facility hosting events such as weddings, parties, and even a Granati Brothers concert. Shirley told the listeners that the train station is open to anyone to rent for their events and the cost is very reasonable. Stacey informed the listeners of the museum beside the train station that she runs and the many displays that appear their throughout the year. The museum isn’t just for displays there are speakers also throughout the year. The main reason for the ladies visit was the topic of Beaver Tales that is coming up on September 22, 2017. Shirley told the listeners that they have story tellers come from around the world come in and tell stories at the gazebo in downtown Beaver. There will be four story tellers to entertain you if you decide to go.  Beaver Tales starts at 7 p.m. and is free to the public all you have to do is bring a lawn chair and maybe a blanket to stay warm.  Some local organizations will be selling popcorn and water but you are welcome to bring your own snacks and enjoy a great evening of story telling.  If you would like more information you can   Call: 724-775-7174. You can also get information on their website at https://beaverheritage.org/

You can also find the Beaver Heritage Foundation on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/beaverheritage/