Notes On Local Entertainment Special Christmas Sound Stage Broadcast!!!!

On Thursday December 14, 2017 Frank Sparks, host of Teleforum and Scott Tady, Entertainment Editor for the Beaver County Times hosted a special two hour Notes on Local Entertainment Christmas Sound Stage Broadcast. The program featured The Sidewinder Band and Beaver County Radios News Director Pat Septak performing a set list of Christmas songs together and they each performed a set list of Christmas songs on their own. Beaver County Radio’s host of Yankee Trader Diane Brosius also performed a set list of holiday songs for the listeners.  Below is the two videos of the show…… The Special Edition of Notes on Local Entertainment Christmas Sound Stage was brought to you by Wooley Bully’s, Rosalind Candy Castle, D&G Rent-alls, Wolfe’s Foreign Auto Repair, BA’ Runi’s Bar and Grill, Darlington Cycle , Merrick Art Gallery, Schaefer’s Service, Pack N Ship, Corner Grill, Boring’s Auto Shop, Philly Pretzel Factory, Beaver Falls Municipal Authority, Marbull’s Restaurant and Ravern, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel and the Rochester Smoke house who also provided a delicous lunch after the performance. Notes on Local Entertainment  with Scott Tady and Frank Sparks is brought to you every week by Wooley Bully’s and Rosalind Candy Castle and  can heard on Thursday’s from 11:30 to 12 noon. All of our great sponsors and the staff and management of Beaver County Radio  wish everyone a  Merry Christmas and Happy New Years. We  hope you enjoy the videos……


Two Shot on Penn State-Beaver Campus!!

Two people were shot on the Penn State-Beaver campus Wednesday afternoon, according to Beaver County 911 dispatchers. Penn State issued an alert on social media that shots were fired near Brodhead Bistro. Authorities on the scene contained the situation.

It was reported by the Beaver County Times that the campus was put on lock down and  a staging area near Beaver Valley Mall was being set up.

The coroner has been called to the scene of a shooting. It’s being reported that calls first came in as shots fired at the cafeteria at Penn State Beaver campus in the Student Union Building. Two people were reported down.

Stayed tuned to Beaver County Radio for more on this developing story.

Christmas Sound Stage Sound Check !!!!!!

In preparation for tomorrow’s Special Edition of Notes on Local Entertainment Christmas Sound Stage Edition  with Frank Sparks and Scott Tady, Entertainment Editor for the Beaver County Times, The Sidewinder Band and our own Pat Septak did a sound check today at the Beaver County Radio Studios.  Check out the video below.

Plans Being Made For “Live Christmas Sound Stage”. [video]

Don’t miss a return engagement of the Sidewinder Band during the special “Beaver County radio Live Christmas Sound Stage”  Thursday December 14 from 10 A.M. to Noon.  The show is hosted by Frank Sparks and Entertainment Editor For the Beaver County Times,  Scott Tady  and features local artists playing Christmas favorites live on the air!  Here is a video from  August 24, 2017, when the Sidewinder Band previously appeared live in studio on WBVP and WMBA.

Don’t miss this special broadcast, which will simulcast on WBVP and WMBA and streamed live on the WBVP-WMBA Facebook Page.

Rochester Community Carol Sing and Light Up Night Broadcast, December 3, 2017

Beaver County Radio did a live broadcast on Sunday December 3,  2017 from the 1st Annual Rochester Community Carol Sing and Light up Night from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.. Beaver County Radio’s Frank Sparks and Ed Hermick joined attendees from all over Western Pennsylvania who came out to celebrate the Holiday Season. The Beaver High School Color Guard presented the colors to get the event started followed by the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance. Santa Claus then arrived via a fire truck since there is no snow for his sleigh.  Santa also brought one of his elves. There was a live reading of the Night Before Christmas that was broadcast live on Beaver County Radio airways. The Beaver Valley Choral Society then sung live and a replay of the performance will be played during the Beaver County Radio’s presentation of Christmas Music around the clock on Christmas Day.  That was all followed by a Chorus Concert by the Rochester Kindergarten Students and the whole night finished with a lighting of the lights . Check out the pictures below of all the fun during the broadcast….

Bob Nelson on Teleforum explaining Open enrollment time.

Bob Nelson from The Robert Nelson Agency was on Teleforum with Frank Sparks on Monday November 27, 2017. Bob told the listeners that it is now open enrollment time for both Medicare and the Affordable Care Act. Bob took questions from the listeners and explained why it is important to do your homework before you make your decision on which plan to choose. He explained that the Beaver County Office on Aging is one place that can help you if you have questions and Bob cautioned the listeners about attending a seminar that an insurance company is having because they are only aloud to talk about their product and no one else. If you have questions or are looking for an agent with over 30 years experience dealing with health insurance then give Bob a call at 724-266-0301. Bob also has a lot of great informative information available on his website at

The Robert Nelson Agency is located at 321 Merchant Street Ambridge PA 15003.

2017 Beaver Falls Christmas Lighted Parade

The 2017 Beaver Falls Lighted Christmas Parade was held on Saturday November 25, 2017. It was a beautiful unseasonably warm night that brought Beaver County residents out in droves to enjoy one the Largest and most excitable Christmas Parade’s to ever be held in Beaver Falls. Frank Sparks and Gary Miller co-hosted the broadcast of the parade live on Beaver County Radio 1230 WBVP and1460 WMBA .  Check out pictures of all the fun below…..

Special Edition of Notes on Local Entertainment Friday November 24, 2017 at 11am

Friday morning November 28, 2017 Beaver County Radio 1230 WBVP and 1460 WMBA will present a special edition of  Notes on Local Entertainment with Scott Tady, Entertainment Editor for the Beaver County Times and Frank Sparks. The special Black Friday Edition will air at 11 am featuring local artist Drew Pinchotti as the special guest. Drew will be performing live on the air. His appearance is to promote his appearance at an all acoustic show at Woolley Bully’s on Friday night. Tomorrow’s broadcast will also be featured on Facebook live. If you would like to participate in the show call 724-843-1888 or 724-774-1888.

Rosalind Candy Castle is the Huntington Business Spotlight for November 2017


Rosalind Candy Castle in New Brighton Pa is the Huntington Business Spotlight for November 2017 on Beaver County Radio. Mike Crudden, Vice President of Operations for Rosalind Candy Castle and Tom Nist Senior Vice President of Huntington Bank joined Frank Sparks on Teleforum Thursday November 16, 2017. Mike told the listeners all about Rosalind’s and how they have been the premier candy maker in Beaver County for over 100 Years. Mike answered questions from the listeners and also received compliments on how good the candy is. One caller even said “Your Candy is Yummy”. Rosalind Candy Castle is a family owned and run business that is celebrating 103 years making candy. Mike told everyone about the candy making process and talked about how Rosalind has adjusted to our world today. Frank tried to get Mike to at least give away some of the secrets and he was denied. Mike said he won’t tell and his wife doesn’t even know. Rosalind candy can be ordered on line and shipped anywhere. Check out all the photos below of Rosalind’s during the candy making process. There’s even of a picture of the crew with the new ten pound candy bar, That’s right 10 pounds of chocolate goodness.  If you would like to know what is going on at Rodalind’s or about  the newest products coming out are like the new packaging on some of their chocolate treats  follow Rosalind Candy Castle on Facebook at…..

You can also get more information and even buy and ship candy on their website at…..