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03/11/20 – Beaver County Radio

To go outside, or to stay indoors? A slice in both directions was made at the Commissioners’ work session on March 11. The County Commissioners, in conjunction with…

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03/08/20 – Beaver County times

 RiverWise initiative focuses on design projects at Franklin Avenue Park in Aliquippa, Riverfront Park in Monaca and The News Tribune Building in Beaver Falls.

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01/02/20 – Trib Live

Buffalo Creek in Butler County is in third place in online voting being conducted to identify the Pennsylvania River of the Year. State residents have until Jan. 17 to cast their vote…

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12/11/19 – Trib Live

The five nominees for Pennsylvania’s River of the Year include the Ohio River and an obscure but environmentally unique waterway, Buffalo Creek in Armstrong and…

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01/10/20 – Pennsylvania Legacies Podcast

The five finalists for 2020 River of the Year represent everything that’s right – and everything that’s wrong – with Pennsylvania’s 86,000 miles of rivers and streams.

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02/13/20 – ecodistrics.org

It’s Day 1, the first morning of the EcoDistricts Incubator at the Millvale Moose in Millvale, PA, a former fraternal lodge in a Pittsburgh suburb across the river from downtown.

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09/15/19 – Beaver County Times

A historic church built in 1869 celebrates its sesquicentennial Sept. 22 with a commemorative homecoming service. It’s in an enviable, bucolic spot adjacent to…

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10/20/19 – getriverwise.com

On October 30, 2019, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto publicly announced his opposition to additional petrochemical development in Western Pennsylvania. Responses to the…

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12/13/19 – Allegheny Front

Beaver County is going through some big changes. Shell is building a multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker which will use ethane from the region’s natural gas to produce the building…

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07/11/19 – Beaver County Times

 Sometimes, all it takes is a spark to ignite change. A local nonprofit group hopes a series of minigrants spark 13 projects to make Beaver County a better place. RiverWise, a project…

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07/22/19 – Beaver County Times

Beaver County’s rivers are its lifeblood and the theme of the Beaver County Regional Council of Government’s annual conference. The conference, dubbed “Rivers of Opportunity” is…

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07/09/19 – Sewickly Herald

Residents from the Sew­ickley Valley are assisting Re-Imagine BeaverCounty in its effort to facilitate a green economy. Re-Imagine Beaver, a volunteer coalition of…

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04/30/19 – ecodistricts.org

On April 24, a diverse group of community and urban development leaders packed into the Millvale Food & Energy Hub outside Pittsburgh for 3 days of intense conversations to design…

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05/20/19 – issuu.com

New Sun Rising is an innovative 501(c)(3) community development organization building vibrant communities through culture, sustainability, and opportunity in…

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05/29/19 – GoErie.com

RiverWise, a project of the Beaver County Partnership for Community and Economic Growth, will offer $20,000 in minigrants for small-scale community projects designed to…

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03/12/19 – New Sun Rising

RiverWise, a newly formed nonprofit project of the Beaver County Partnership for Community and Economic Growth, recently received a $160,000 grant from the Henry L. Hillman…

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03/13/19 – Solar United Neighbors

Neighbors in both Beaver and Butler Counties, Pa., have formed a solar co-op to save money and make going solar easier, while also building a network of solar supporters.

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03/22/19 – Pittsburgh Regional Alliance Daily

“The rivers of Beaver County represent one of our greatest and most enduring resources as a region,” said Daniel Rossi-Keen, executive director of RiverWise. “Both symbolically and…

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04/01/19 – Beaver County Times

RiverWise, a nonprofit project through the Beaver County Partnership for Community and Economic Growth, will use the grant to develop ecodistricts along the county’s rivers.

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04/30/19 – Beaver County Times

Daniel Rossi-Keen, executive director of RiverWise, said residents from Monaca and other river communities will walk through the borough’s business and riverfront districts.

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03/22/19 – Butler Eagle

A solar co-op formed for Butler and Beaver county residents is looking for property owners who are curious about the potential cost savings and process of using solar power.

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