BCH Podcast (Ep17): Lauraly Burnecke & Bob Porter

BCH Podcast (Ep17): Lauraly Burnecke & Bob Porter

Lauraly Burnecke & Bob Porter Beaver County Genealogy & History Center   On episode 17 of the Beaver County History Podcast, we talk with Lauraly Burnecke and Bob Porter of the Beaver County Genealogy & History Center.   SUPPORT COMMUNITY PODCASTING Let’s keep community-based local podcasting alive!  If you like our podcast, please help us continue this great educational program.  Show your support by making a […]

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The Pig Lady Festival ~ Coming Soon!

The Pig Lady Festival ~ Coming Soon!

    FEATURING  Tony Lavorgne Specializing in obscure paranormal and anthropological topics, Tony Lavorgne is an accomplished researcher, author, and public speaker on the subject of local legends and lore throughout Western Pennsylvania, Northern West Virginia, and Eastern Ohio.  He is the author of Astonishing Tales of Pennsylvania, co-author of Haunted Roads of Western Pennsylvania, and featured in Supernatural Lore of Pennsylvania: Ghosts, Monsters and Miracles. Tony […]

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Public History Matters Blogpost: Hopped Up History

Public History Matters Blogpost: Hopped Up History

Hopped Up History The Use of Amphetamines During WWII   History comes at us from unusual places.  Take for example this online history feature by The Fix, a website about addiction and recovery that explores these issues from a wide range of perspectives, including the history of drug use.  If we believe the connection between drug use and war is a modern phenomenon (think of […]

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BCH Podcast (Ep16): Christopher Padgett | Beaver County Stories

BCH Podcast (Ep16): Christopher Padgett | Beaver County Stories

Christopher Padgett Beaver County Stories On episode 16 of the Beaver County History Podcast, we talk with Beaver County filmmaker Chris Padgett about the importance of storytelling to help us better understand our history, communities, and ourselves.   SUPPORT COMMUNITY PODCASTING Let’s keep community-based local podcasting alive!  If you like our podcast, please help us continue this great educational program.  Show your support by making a […]

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BCH Podcast (Ep15): Sue Ireton, Elinka Keller, Betty Douglas

BCH Podcast (Ep15): Sue Ireton, Elinka Keller, Betty Douglas

Sue Ireton, Elinka Keller, Betty Douglas Merrick Art Gallery On episode 15 of the Beaver County History Podcast, we talk about the intersection of fine art and history with Sue Ireton, Elinka Keller, and Betty Douglas of the Merrick Free Art Gallery in New Brighton, Pennsylvania.   SUPPORT COMMUNITY PODCASTING Let’s keep community-based local podcasting alive!  If you like our podcast, please help us continue this […]

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BCH Podcast (Ep14): Dave Foster & Judy Foster

BCH Podcast (Ep14): Dave Foster & Judy Foster

Dave Foster & Judy Foster | Beaver County Bluegrass On episode 14 of the Beaver County History Podcast, we talk about bluegrass music in Beaver County with Dave Foster and Judy Foster, whose band East of Enon is part of small but vibrant community of local Americana musicians.  This episode launches our Beaver County Music Heritage oral history initiative.   SUPPORT COMMUNITY PODCASTING Let’s keep […]

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BCH Podcast (Ep13): Community Storytelling @ Beaver Falls Coffee & Tea Company

BCH Podcast (Ep13): Community Storytelling @ Beaver Falls Coffee & Tea Company

 Community Storytelling @ Beaver Falls Coffee & Tea Co. On episode 13 of the Beaver County History Podcast, we celebrate community storytelling with Bethany Canzenella Warren at the Beaver Falls Coffee & Tea Company. This event’s theme is “renewal,” featuring real-life stories by Jim Adams, Scott Colburn, and Kevin Farkas, with music by Craig Bennett.   SUPPORT COMMUNITY PODCASTING Let’s keep community-based local podcasting alive!  If […]

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BCH Podcast (Ep12): Karen Florence & Florence Cuspard Lott

BCH Podcast (Ep12): Karen Florence & Florence Cuspard Lott

Karen Florence & Florence Cuspard Lott | Beaver County Soul Food On episode 12 of the Beaver County History Podcast, we talk with Karen Florence and Florence Cuspard Lott about the African-American experience in Beaver County, and why it is important to recognize soul food as a significant part of black history and heritage.   SUPPORT COMMUNITY PODCASTING Let’s keep community-based local podcasting alive!  If you […]

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BCH Podcast (Ep11): Brenda Applegate

BCH Podcast (Ep11): Brenda Applegate

Brenda Applegate | Beaver County History Coalition On episode 11 of the Beaver County History Podcast, we talk with Brenda Applegate of the Beaver County History Coalition about the importance of local history and the need to support community organizations that safeguard history for now and future generations. SUPPORT COMMUNITY PODCASTING Let’s keep community-based local podcasting alive!  If you like our podcast, please help us continue […]

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BCH Podcast (Ep04): Shippingport

BCH Podcast (Ep04): Shippingport

Beaver County History | Shippingport     ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 4 of the Beaver County History Podcast, host Scott Reinard talks about Shippingport, the world’s first commercial atomic power station constructed in Beaver County. This episode was recorded March 17, 2018 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Host: Scott Reinard. Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Dave Holoweiko. Music (available on SoundCloud.com): Beatbreaker (“Subi”), Rheyne (“Ambient Jam 3”), […]

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