Author Archives: Gretchen D'Atri

Black-Owned Businesses and Organizations in Beaver County

Despite facing many barriers, black-owned businesses and organizations have succeeded in building and sustaining viable competitive businesses and organizations in Beaver County and our region. Small businesses are the heart of our community, and these black-owned businesses infuse their culture, creativity, expertise, entrepreneurship, and panache into Beaver County. Did we miss one? Let us know, […]

Visit Beaver County Celebrates National Plan for Vacation Day

Did you know that 79% of Americans believe vacations are critical to their overall well-being, but only 1/4 of Americans used ALL of their earned time off in 2021? American workers, on average, left 29% of their paid time off on the table last year. Burning up vacation days and not using them leads to […]

Christmas Tree Farms in Beaver County

Oh Christmas Tree Oh Christmas Tree, I want to chop you down myself…to a certain degree. There’s something adventurous about weathering the elements in Western PA, saw in hand, ready to hunt down the perfect tree to adorn. Is this one of your family traditions? If not, let’s make it one!

Light-Up Nights in Beaver County

Fa la la la la la la la la….It’s that time of year when our main streets are lit with twinkling lights and draped with greenery. Santa and his elves roam around everywhere, oh and snow…lots and lots of snow, you may even feel like you’re inside a snow globe that’s been shaken just a bit too much. So we say tis’ the season for plenty of festivities that let you experience the holidays in Western Pa.

National Candy Day Celebrated in Beaver County, PA

It’s been just a few days since Halloween, so you should have no problem celebrating today’s sweet holiday. On National Candy Day, we want to tell you about two long-standing establishments (we’re talking over 100 years old) in Beaver County. If you’re from here, then you probably already know about Anderson’s Candies and Rosalind’s Candy Castle, but for out-of-towners, these are two very delicious must-visits when you’re here.

Camping in the Fall

It’s hard to imagine a season more perfect than fall for camping. The weather is not too hot, and the nights are just crisp enough where you don’t feel like you are melting when roasting marshmallows over a crackling fire. With the majestic foliage in full swing and wildlife roaming around peacefully…