Aliquippa is a city in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. It is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area, and has a total area of 4.5 square miles. 0.4 square miles of the area is water, and the rest is land. The town was formed by merging three towns, Aliquippa, Woodlawn, and New Sheffield. It was incorporated as a city in 1987.
Transportation and warehousing, manufacturing and retail trade are the major economic activities here. This area is best known for the erstwhile steel mill of the Jones and Laughlin Steel Company, which shut down during the 1980s, leading to a local economic slowdown. The local library, the B.F. Jones Memorial Library is a historical structure. Public schooling comprises a number of elementary, middle and high schools. The closest hospital is the Western Pennsylvania Hospital Forbes Regional Campus, located about 5 miles away in Monroeville. The cost of living here is 14.30% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 37 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 144. Snowfall is about 21 inches annually.
Each year as a tradition to myself and this green movement website, I write on the events of Earth Day (April 22nd) this year is no exception. I will focus more on some new ideas and representations of our planet Earth. The symbols of Earth Day have been similar throughout the years, including an image or drawing of the Earth..