The Honor Roll of Service

The Honor Roll of Service

Written by Jack Manning, Beaver County Commissioner Nothing is more honorable than serving your country and community. Supporting and serving others because you believe in something greater than yourself often goes unnoticed and unappreciated. Most who serve for the...
Ruby Throated Hummingbirds

Ruby Throated Hummingbirds

Submitted by Pam Varga, Sahli Park Manager Like aerial acrobats, hummingbirds dart through our summer gardens—their iridescent colors flashing like jewels. There are 388 species of hummingbirds found in North, Central, and South America, but only one is found in...
‘Young Eagles’ Gateway to Aviation

‘Young Eagles’ Gateway to Aviation

Submitted by Tamela Peterson, EAA Chapter 68 Member Every community has organizations that foster pride and commitment attributed to an exceptional group of staunch enthusiasts. One such organization is in the heart of Chippewa at the Beaver County Airport, the...
Pets are Making their Way into BIS Classrooms

Pets are Making their Way into BIS Classrooms

Normally pets are not allowed in school, but a few teachers are making an exception. Pets have found their way into some Blackhawk classrooms. Some of our kindergartners and first graders are working hard to earn their very own DESK PETS. Don’t worry – these...
We’re Nuts About Squirrels

We’re Nuts About Squirrels

Some people think of squirrels as bright-eyed bushy tailed critters scampering through the forest burying acorns. Other people think of squirrels as crafty acrobatic thieves raiding their backyard bird feeders. Whatever your opinion of them, squirrels provide a vital...