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Armstrong In The Loop Podcast covers interesting people, places and events in Western, PA. Join host, Seth Prentice, as he interviews people to share their message with the community!

Armstrong In The Loop Podcast covers interesting people, places and events in Western, PA. Join host, Seth Prentice, as he interviews people to share their message with the community!


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Armstrong In The Loop Podcast covers interesting people, places and events in Western, PA. Join host, Seth Prentice, as he interviews people to share their message with the community!






Shanea Clancy, Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the Butler VA

This week's episode features a guest that we're honored to have as suicide prevention needs to be discussed and talked about in our local communities. Shanea Clancy, Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the Butler Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, joins the show to talk about all of the new programs the Butler VA is offering to help prevent suicide. We start the show by discussing the treatment programs the Butler VA has expanded to provide Veterans. One of those programs, Suicide...


Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce- Dale Thomson & Shawn C. Leopardi

This week's episode takes us back to Ellwood City where we did an episode in the early stages of the Podcast with the Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce. We thought it would be a great idea to speak with the new Executive Director, Dale Thomson and have him introduce himself to those that may not be aware of who he is. We spend the first half of the show learning about Dale's background, visions he has for the Chamber moving forward and the entire event calendar for the rest of 2021. For...


Zelienople Historical Society Patriotic Porch Tour

Memorial Day is upon us and we'd like to honor and remember those we lost in battle. We thought it would be a great time to talk with the Zelienople Historical Society as they're getting ready to host their first ever Patriotic Porch Tour on July 1st. Vanessa Fatur, Zelienople Historical Society, joins us and gives all the information so you can attend or participate. Kickoff Picnic will be on July 1st from 4pm-8pm at the Passavant House. Everyone in town is encouraged to decorate your...


American Legion Riders Zelienople Post 474

We have a very special episode for all of you as Mike Boehning and Dawn Smoot from the American Legion Riders Zelienople Post 474, join the show. Our episode starts off with a general description of what the American Legion does and it's importance in our communities. Mike and Dawn share stories of all the things that the Legion does from assisting Veterans & their families, placing flags at grave cites in Zelie/Ellwood City, to providing a place where active and retired Veterans can come...


Seneca Valley 2021 All School Musical "Twelfth Night"

This week's podcast features the Seneca Valley All School Musical as they're getting ready for their production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night". Sarah McKinley, Viola, and Stephen Santa, Director, are our guests to talk about this hilarious adaptation that will be performed June 3rd-6th. This year's production will be at a brand new venue, the recently renovated Cranberry Township Amphitheater located inside of Cranberry Township Community Park. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and...


Lernerville Speedway

This week's episode features a hidden gem that has been in Western PA for many years and has provided entertainment for people of all ages! Eric Westendorf, Track Announcer at Lernerville Speedway and Host of the Action Track Podcast, joins the show to talk all about Lernerville Speedway. We start off the show talking about Lernerville Speedway and it's location in Sarver. The 0.5 mile track and grandstand can hold up to 10-12,000 fans on any given night. The track has hosted numerous...


SurfSUP Adventures

Ian Smith, Owner and Head Guide of SurfSUP Adventures, joins the show to talk about his awesome company and his non-profit First Waves. SurfSUP Adventures is your premier guide and outfitter for Standup Paddle Boarding in Pittsburgh. Our mission is to share our passion for standup paddleboarding and inspire care for our waterways and environment. Our variety of trip options include serene eco-tours, invigorating “on-water” yoga practices, and adrenaline infused whitewater surfing...


Seneca Valley Raider Crate

This week's episode features a student run business from Seneca Valley High School called the "Raider Crate". We're joined by two of the students who are apart of this unique company, Luke Simpson & Zach Garcia. Learn all about what the Raider crate is, how they came up with the idea, how many crates they've made so far and the highs & lows that came with starting a business during the pandemic. Each crate is $15.00 and the students are currently working on a box with another Seneca Valley...


Dan Santoro, Cranberry Township Manager

Our 2nd part of the Cranberry Township series is here as Dan Santoro, new Cranberry Township Manager, joins the show to talk about his recent appointment to replace Jerry Andree as the new Cranberry Township Manager. Dan starts off the episode informing listeners about what his position is and what role he plays in the township's day to day activities. We discuss the current construction projects in Cranberry Township and how progress is going on each of them. Dan does share what future...


Jerry Andree, Retired Cranberry Township Manager

We are thrilled to have Jerry Andree, recently retired Cranberry Township Manager, on the show to talk about his memories of being Township Manager and how he's enjoying his retired life! Jerry served as Cranberry Township Manager for 30+ years and was able to retire at the start of 2021. The township honored him at their Supervisor meeting with a road named after him, a plaque & bench to be placed in a park of his choice and the creation of the Jerry Andree Endowment Fund. All three of...


Armstrong Street Scene Power Hour Podcast

Greg Rhoton & Rick Guerra, Co-Hosts of Armstrong Street Scene Power Hour Podcast, join the show to talk about their brand new podcast. Greg & Rick have been working together on the Armstrong Neighborhood Channel Show "Street Scene" for over 12 years. Learn about the history of the television show and how it launched the podcast spinoff. Greg & Rick have also created a Street Scene Custom Car and Bike Show that is held each year in the Boardman, OH area. This year's show will be held on July...


Rotary Club of Zelienople "12th Annual Shamrock Shuffle"

Kathy Corcoran, President of the Zelienople Rotary Club, joins the show to talk about their annual Shamrock Shuffle fundraising event and how her year as President has been. Kathy shares her unique experience as going from President-Elect to President of the Rotary Club during the pandemic and the roller coaster of a ride trying to navigate the new normal. The Zelienople Rotary Club has found ways to still host meetings (hybrid & Zoom) and host traditional events with a twist (July 4th...


Adoption Connection, PA

This week's episode features Holly Newman, Event & Outreach Coordinator, of Adoption Connection, PA. Holly has worked in social services for many years and has fostered children as well. Her passion and knowledge really helped set the stage to talk about Adoption Connection. Holly gives a very thorough description of what Adoption Connection is and the services they provide: Domestic Adoption, Birth Mother Program, Foster Care, Statewide Adoption Network Services, Custody Visitation, Family...


Butler AM Rotary Club "Butler County First Responders Pavilion and Memorial Project"

Jeff Geibel and Jordan Grady, Butler AM Rotarians, join the show to talk about their brand new Butler County First Responders Pavilion and Memorial Project. Learn about how the project started, what the project will be once completed and how everyone can get involved. To donate or learn more about the project: Butler AM Rotary Site: Butler AM GoFundMe Page:...


Marci Mustello, Pennsylvania State Representative of the 11th Legislative District, 2021 Outlook

PA State Representative, Marci Mustello, joins us again to talk about 2021 and everything going on at the state government level. Marci takes time to reflect back on her first full year as State Rep and talks about the difficulties that 2020 presented all of us. The last half of 2020 truly helped prepare her for 2021 and the light is hopefully at the end of the tunnel! The large part of our discussion revolved around COVID-19, relief for businesses, vaccines and what can or should be done...


Elvira Taylor, "The Doll Circle" YouTube Content Creator & Co-Host of "Hunting Nostalgia"

Back to back episodes featuring toy collectors and their YouTube channels! Elvira Taylor, "The Doll Circle" & "Hunting Nostalgia", joins the show this week to talk about her story of collecting, creating content for thousands of people and her amazing segments on Hunting Nostalgia. Elvira started and created "The Doll Circle" in 2014 and has grown the show into a huge hit all over the world. Elvira has been an avid collector of dolls and toys since she was a kid ! Joined by a group of...


Hunting Nostalgia, YouTube Series with Nick Bartley

Nick Bartley, host and creator of Hunting Nostalgia, joins the show to share his passion for hunting & finding old toys. Nick created his own YouTube series, Hunting Nostalgia, during the summer of 2020. Hear about how the show came to be, the meaning behind "Hunting Nostalgia", and plans for future episodes. The best part of Nick's interview is hearing about his passion & love for his own collection. Nick shares his history of his collection, what he searches for and how he'll never...


Butler County Family YMCA

Heidi Bowser, Director of Membership and Healthy Living for the Butler County Family YMCA, joins the show to talk about how to make & keep healthy changes in 2021. We start off the episode by learning about everything the Butler YMCA has to offer our community. Most consider the Y as a place to workout but it is SO MUCH MORE! Learn about some of the additional programs the Butler YMCA has put into place during COVID-19 to be an additional resource for those in need! For the rest of the...


Jordan Grady, Executive Director of the Butler County Chamber of Commerce

Jordan Grady, Executive Director of the Butler County Chamber of Commerce, is our first guest of 2021. Jordan recaps 2020, talks about the start/stop caused by the pandemic, having to make tough decisions to keep business as usual and efforts the county is making to help our businesses during this trying time. Jordan was able to deliver CARES Grant checks to businesses before the holidays and you can hear all about what this money meant to these people that have been hanging on by a...


Paul "The Exercise Man" Gaudino, December 2020 Update

Paul Gaudino joins us for a 2nd episode to give us an update on how he's doing, talk about his new Facebook Live & YouTube workout show, and to give some advice for those struggling in this difficult year. To watch Paul's workouts 3 times a week: Please feel free to reach out and say hello to Paul as well! He misses everyone and wants to wish everyone in Butler County a safe and happy holiday!