Bill Camp former owner of Fast and Friendly and Giant Eagle has Died.

This picture is from a Beaver County Radio remote broadcast at Camp’s store where Walmart in Center currently sits from 1987.

 

One of Beaver Counties most prominent and popular businessman Bill Camp has died.  Mr. Camp was 81 years old and was a 1954 Graduate of Beaver Falls High School and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Bill and his Brother Jim opened Fast & Friendly Food Store in Beaver Falls in the 1960’s which grew into a chain of Convenience Stores throughout Beaver County. Bill then purchased the Giant Eagle in the old  GEE BEE’s plaza in the 80’s and then built Rochester Giant Eagle in the downstairs of the former Kaufmann’s Department store in the late 1980’s and built a second location in Chippewa in the 1990’s.  Bill was very visual in the community and loved helping others whether he knew you or not.  Bill played a very key role in the Tony Dorsett Mc Guire Memorial golf outing along with so many other charities that he supported throughout our community. Camp Sold his Grocery stores in the early 2000’s to spend more time with his family. He is survived by his wife and 5 children. Bill’s son Chris is the current owner of Fun For All in Cranberry. A viewing for Bill will be held today at the Devlin Funeral Home in Cranberry. Bill Camp will be laid to rest on Saturday morning.

Huntington Business Spotlight- United Way of Beaver County

The Huntington Business Spotlight for the month of October 2017 is the United Way of Beaver County. Michael Rubinio the Executive Director of the United Way was a guest of Frank Sparks on Teleforum Thursday, October 19, 2017. Michael told the listeners about the United Way and the many things the United Way does in our community. If you would like more information on the United Way of Beaver County or to Donate you can click on the link below:

United Way of Beaver County

You can also find them on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/unitedwaybeaver/

Brianna D’Itri talks Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Teleforum

Brianna D’Itri was a guest on Teleforum with Frank Sparks this morning at Ten O’clock. Brianna is the Medical Advocacy Education and Outreach Specialist at the Women’s Center of Beaver County.

The main reason for her appearance was to talk about October being Domestic Violence Awareness month. The listeners were told that there are many different types of domestic violence and that it isn’t always physical and that there are many other forms of domestic violence some examples are verbal and emotional.  Brianna said that the Women’s Center of Beaver County isn’t only for women as their name infers. They are there for everyone who feels that they have been thru this major trama. The Women’s Center is there to support and assist victims of domestic violence even if they just need someone to talk to. Brianna also talked about the great partners they have in the community that assist them with their mission.

If you feel that you need help or just someone to talk to you can call their hot line 24 hours a day at 724-775-0131.

The website is also full of great information : Women’s Center of Beaver County 

You can also get valuable information and look at photos on their Facebook page at   https://www.facebook.com/womenscenterbeavercounty/

Teleforum Preview for October 18, 2017

Today on Teleforum with Frank Sparks from 9 am to 12 noon Frank’s guests are Dale Reckless from MRS Physical Therapy in the 9 o’clock hour and Anne Colella-Murray the Education Training Coordinator of the Women’s Center of Beaver County in the 10 o’clock hour. Anne will be on to talk about the Women’s Center and that October is National Domestic Violence awareness month. From 11 to 12 Frank will have open talk. If you would like to participate in the show you can call 724-843-1888 and 724-774-1888.

Senior Day at the Beaver Valley Mall was Fantastic!!!!!!!!

   

Beaver County Radio did a live broadcast at Senior Day at the Beaver Valley Mall on Wednesday October 11, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  Frank Sparks, host of Teleforum and Diane Brosius, host of Yankee trader hosted all the fun. Frank and Diane interviewed many of the vendors that were at Senior Day presented by the Beaver County Office on Aging. Angela Gentile from the Office on Aging works hard throughout the year to bring great Senior Day’s at the Mall to the residents of Beaver County. The theme was I.T./Technology. Angela explained that with today’s technology some of our seniors feel lost and confused and she thought it would be a good thing to showcase the different types of education that is available to bring seniors up to speed. Some of the vendors that were at Senior Day highlighted many of the available resources for Seniors in Beaver County from Healthcare to activities to get out and enjoy life. Check out the pictures of all the fun below.

Steel City Ruins to play live on Notes on Local Entertainment Thursday October 4, 2017

Scott Tady , Entertainment Editor for the Beaver County Times and Frank Sparks, host of Teleforum are at it again on the show they co-host, Notes on Local Entertainment, this Thursday October 5, 2017. This Thursday’s show is a special one hour edition that will feature Beaver County’s own Steel City Ruins playing Live on the air.  The show will also be on Facebook live on our Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/beavercountyradio/

Tune into 1230 WBVP and 1460 WMBA at 11:10 a.m. and listen to more of the vast array of talent that is in Beaver County. You can participate in the show by calling 724-843-1888 or 724-774-188.  Notes on Local Entertainment is brought to each week by Wooley Bully’s in New Brighton.

Ask The Commissioners Tomorrow on Teleforum

(Beaver County Radio File Photo)

Thursday October 5, 2017 The Beaver County Commissioners Sandie Egley , Tony Amadio, and Dan Camp will return to Ask the Commissioners on Beaver County Radio 1230 WBVP and 1460 WMBA. The Show will start at 9:10 until 10:00 a.m.. The Commissioners will be available to answer your questions via telephone. The numbers to call to participate are 724-843-1888 and 724-774-1888. We’ll also be on Facebook live and you can ask any questions at https://www.facebook.com/beavercountyradio/  

 

Air Quality Alert has been issued for Tuesday September 26,2017!!!!

AN AIR QUALITY ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR TOMORROW SEPTEMBER 26, 2017  UNTIL 12 NOON ON WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2017. THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES ARE AFFECTED BY THIS ALERT:  ALLEGHENY-BUTLER-BEAVER-ARMSTRONG-WASHINGTON-WESTERN WESTMORELAND-WESTERN FAYETTE THE ALERT WAS ISSUED AT 3:25 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017.fOR  THE PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED  A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT WHICH  MEANS THAT AIR POLLUTION CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY BECOME UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS. SENSITIVE GROUPS INCLUDE CHILDREN…PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM ASTHMA… HEART DISEASE OR OTHER LUNG DISEASES…AND THE ELDERLY. THE EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION CAN BE MINIMIZED BY AVOIDING STRENUOUS ACTIVITY OR EXERCISE OUTDOORS. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE PARTICLES…VISIT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV AND WWW.AQPARTNERS.STATE.PA.US. TUNE INTO A.M. BEAVER COUNTY TOMORROW MORNING TO GET MORE INFORMATION FROM NEWS DIRECTOR PAT SEPTAK.

Was Mike Tomlin right in what he did Sunday??? We’re you offended??

Tune into Teleforum with Frank Sparks Monday September 25, 2017 from 9 a.m. to noon and discuss whether Mike Tomlin was right by attempting to keep the Steelers in the locker room or not during the National Anthem.. Frank will weigh out the situation for you to decide. You’re welcome to call in at 724-843-1888 or 724-774-1888. You can also weigh in on our Facebook page  at wbvp-wmba. Frank will cover everything from President Trump’s comments to all the events and comments that took place this weekend.