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Benefits Network Is Hosting A Medicare Info Seminar On October 20

Are you applying for Medicare in the near future? Are you concerned about the options you may or may not have? Do you know if you’ll be covered?

Benefits Network may have the answers for you. They will be hosting an educational seminar entitled “Medicare Made Easy” on October 20 at the Beaver Area Memorial Library beginning at noon.

Susan McKee is the Vice President of Benefits Network, and Justin Diamond is a Consulting Service Specialist with Benefits Network’s Individual and Medicare
Division, Your Health Insurance Shop. The two of them joined Matt Drzik on A.M. Beaver County to discuss the Network’s upcoming seminar, as well as some basics about Medicare in regards to Western Pennsylvania citizens.

To hear the information discussed this morning, click on the players below.

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Beaver County’s Household Hazardous Waste Day Set For October 14

If you have any household materials that are being unused and need to be properly disposed of, then Saturday, October 14 is the day you want to head out to Brady’s Run Park in Fallston. That’s because the Beaver County Department of Waste Management will be, from 9 AM to 1 PM, collecting household materials that contain hazardous chemicals that will harm property and the environment if not disposed of properly.

Holly Vogt, Director of The BC Department of Waste Management, discussed the details of the upcoming event with Matt Drzik on A.M. Beaver County. She explained what materials are going to be collected (paints, batteries, polystyrene), the process of which they will be collected, and the help that she and the department are grateful for.

The collection will take place at the Brady’s Run Park Recycling Center. Contact information can be found by clicking here.

To hear the full interview with Holly Vogt, click the players below.

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BC Office On Aging Set To Hold Safety & Technology Fair On October 11

The Beaver County Office on Aging will be holding their Fall Safety, Emergency, & Computer Technology Fair on October 11 at the Beaver Valley Mall near the Center At The Mall in the Old Sears Corridor.

Angela Gentile, BCOA representative, joined Matt Drzik on A.M. Beaver County on October 6 to discuss the fair, including the local vendors coming in, and the process in which those in attendance will be learning about modern technology.

Beaver County Radio will also be at the October 11 fair, as Frank Sparks and Diane Brosius will be broadcasting live from the Mall from 10 until Noon. They will have the Prize Van and Personality Prize Wheel too!

To hear the interview between Matt and Angela, click the players below.

(Photo from Beaver County Radio Files)

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30th Annual Native American Gathering Comes To CCBC October 14-15

The Logstown Associaties Historical Society, in conjunction with the Community College of Beaver County, is holding the 30th Annual Native American Indian Gathering at the CCBC Golden Dome on October 14th and 15th. The weekend event will feature traditional Native American dancing, educational seminars, crafters & vendors, and programs for youth and Scouts. There will also be a demonstration, “Birds Of Prey…Up Close And Personal”, presented by nationally-recognized Mike Dupuy.

Jeff Jones, LAHS co-chairman, joined Matt Drzik on A.M. Beaver County to discuss this year’s event, as well as some of the history behind the event and some of his favorite moments through the years.

Hours are 10 AM to 10 PM on Saturday and 10 AM to 5 PM on Sunday. For more information on the Native American Gathering, you can call Jeff at 724-462-1738, or John Goberish of CCBC at 724-480-3450.

To hear the interview between Jeff and Matt, click on the players below.

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New Brighton Officially Takes Back The Little Brown Jug

For the first time since 2006, the Lions of New Brighton lay claim to the prize of battle, the Little Brown Jug, that they won from Beaver Falls on Friday night. The exchange took place at a packed New Brighton High School Gymnasium on Monday, October 2. Matt Drzik has more in this report.

 

16th Annual AAUW Kitchen Tour Set For September 30 In Beaver

The Beaver Valley branch of the AAUW (American Association of University Women) will be holding a kitchen tour entitled “Touring & Tasting Delights” in Beaver on Saturday, September 30 beginning at 9:30 a.m. The tour includes in-home tours and cooking demonstrations by local restaurant chefs, a gourmet lunch (optional) and the headquarters for the event will be Dutch Ridge Elementary School.

Branch members Norma Kehr and Vivian Mahli joined Matt Drzik to discuss the 16th Annual event on A.M. Beaver County, including information about who can/should attend and what to expect from the day in Beaver and neighboring Brighton Township.

You can find out more about the event by clicking here or calling 724-846-4260.

To listen back to this morning’s interview, click on the players below.

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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.

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Former NFL RB Stepfan Taylor Is Co-Founder Of A-Champs

Stepfan Taylor used to help run down defensive backs with the Arizona Cardinals, but now he is attempting to run down the epidemic of childhood obesity. Taylor is a co-founder and CMO of A-Champs, an organization based in Northern California that sells products and does sessions to help kids stay active and avoid getting into dangerous habits.

Stepfan discussed A-Champs with Greg Benedetti and Matt Drzik on the September 23 edition of the Saturday Sports Slam, where the three men discussed the actions and inspirations of the company, as well as where it is headed.

If you want to listen back to the interview, click on the players below.

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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”

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The 20th Annual New Brighton Car Cruise!

Third Avenue in New Brighton was taken back in time on September 9, 2017. Glorious-looking classic cars from the days of yore aligned the main street between the bridge and Junction Stretch for the 20th annual New Brighton Car Cruise.

Pat Septak and Matt Drzik were at the Car Cruise during Solid Gold Saturday Afternoon, and the Personality Prize Wheel and Prize Van also were on display!

If you missed it, or you just want to look again at the cruisin’ cars, check out these photos!

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