Friday, March 6, 2015 06:02 AM

Riverside’s Swim Team Sets School Records; Sends 7 to States
Thursday, March 05 2015 09:40am
- Staff

Apparently, panthers can swim really well. Riverside’s swim team outperformed competition and their own school records at the WPIAL tournaments on February 20 and 21. Three relays and three individuals qualified for the PIAAs, and four school records were set. The three relays were the work of the Lady Panthers. The 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle placed 3rd and 4th, respectively, automatically advancing to the state competition. The 200 medley placed 5th, which doesn’t automatically … Continue reading

Senior Citizens Prom
Thursday, March 05 2015 08:25am
- Press Releases

On Friday, March 27, Lincoln High School Y-Teens will host a free Senior Citizens Prom. The event was originally set for Friday, March 6. All area senior citizens are invited to attend the free event which will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the school cafeteria which is being hosted by the club members as one of their community service projects. John DiBuono will provide music for the evening. Jody Weir will serve … Continue reading

Gibbons: Property Tax Relief, Middle-Class Tax Cuts a Much-Needed Goal of Gov. Wolf’s Budget
Thursday, March 05 2015 08:17am
- Press Releases

HARRISBURG, March 3 – State Rep. Jaret Gibbons, D-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence, applauded the goals of Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal today to increase education funding across Pennsylvania and lower property taxes on middle-class families. “The past four years were a financial disaster for most of Pennsylvania, and I’m encouraged by many of the ideas Governor Wolf put forward in his budget address today to move us beyond the trouble we currently face,” Gibbons said. “He outlined priorities which … Continue reading

Senator Vogel Issues Statement on 2015-16 Budget Proposal
Thursday, March 05 2015 08:16am
- Press Releases

Senator Elder Vogel issued the following statement in response to the Fiscal Year 2015-16 state budget proposed by Governor Wolf during a joint session of the General Assembly today: “The new taxes and new spending in Governor Wolf’s budget are staggering, the biggest in history. Under his plan, working Pennsylvanians would have more money taken out of their paychecks and pay more for their basic necessities. His tax increases total $4.7 billion for the upcoming … Continue reading

What Falling Oil Prices and a Rising Dollar Mean for You
Wednesday, March 04 2015 06:53pm
- Robert A. Powell - Ameriprise Financial

Two of the most notable economic developments of recent months are the dramatic decline in oil prices and the resurgence in the value of the U.S. dollar against other currencies. Both have an economic impact, which could translate to an investment impact as well. Let’s consider how these two trends might affect the investment markets. Cheaper oil – the pluses and minuses The price for a barrel of light crude oil on the New York … Continue reading

Upcoming Relay for Life Events
Wednesday, March 04 2015 09:00am
- Press Releases

Search for Committee Members Our Relay committee is in a spot. We have lost our Survivor Chairperson, a very important part of Relay For Life. If you are good at planning events, we are looking for you. Our logistics chairperson has retired and our 2015 May event is in dire need of a leader. If this sounds like you, even if it is for an hour a week, join us at our next event leadership … Continue reading

Remembering Charlie Hogan (1983-1994) In the Best Way: Hockey
Wednesday, March 04 2015 08:25am
- Staff

by Jonalyn Telesz The Lawrence County Lightning mites hockey team from Hess Ice Rink in New Castle traveled to Indiana, PA to compete in the 20th Annual Charlie Hogan Hockey Tournament on February 7-8. The Charlie Hogan Tournament is a memorial for the late Charlie Hogan of the 1991-1994 mite and squirt level PAHL Championship teams with the Indiana Youth Hockey Association. Charlie lost his life when he was only ten years old. The tournament … Continue reading

Gibbons to Host American Legion Veterans Specialist at Ellwood City Office
Wednesday, March 04 2015 08:20am
- Press Releases

ELLWOOD CITY, March 3 – Rep. Jaret Gibbons, D-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence, announced today that his office will host an American Legion veterans specialist from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at his Ellwood City office, 438 Line Ave. Multiple services will be highlighted during this time, including: • Explaining what benefits a veteran has earned; • Counseling on how to best use those benefits; • Assisting with applying for benefits through the Veterans Administration; • … Continue reading

Police: Man Arrested for DUI and Attempting to Elude Officers
Wednesday, March 04 2015 08:15am
- Staff

On Wednesday, February 25, Alex Buben, 27, of Wampum, was arrested for driving under the influence and attempting to elude officers. According to the police report, at approximately 1:45 a.m., a patrolling officer saw an SUV pull out of Hazel Manor on 215 North Street. The SUV made a wide turn and struck the curb. The officer activated his emergency lights, but the SUV didn’t stop. The officer pursued and requested assistance. Pursuing officers followed … Continue reading

Reminder to All Ellwood City Electric Customers
Tuesday, March 03 2015 09:25am
- Press Releases

Ordinance 1046.33 “Termination of electric services for delinquent accounts,” goes into effect April 1. As per ordinance 1046.08 “Payment of Bills:” Delinquent Notices are mailed on the 5th day following the due date of billing. Shut off proceedings are applied on the 15th day following the due date of billing. Customers who have accumulated a past due balance and those who have made payment arrangements during the winter months will not be able to make … Continue reading

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