Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:13 PM

Keep up with the community
Wednesday, October 01 2014 10:55am
- Staff

Do you ever wonder what is going on in the community? The community calendar page on provides you, reader, with up-to-date event information for you and your family to enjoy!  This weekend, you could spend the morning in a pool dancing in an aqua zumba class, then head over to Ewing Park to taste delicious craft beer and assorted snacks all afternoon. Events such as open houses and club-sponsored dinner events happen all of … Continue reading

United Fund’s annual Fund Campaign runs through Dec. 31
Wednesday, October 01 2014 08:08am
- Staff

The Ellwood City United Fund began its annual Fund Campaign on Oct. 1. The campaign includes the annual Kick-off Auction, which is set to occur on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., at the Wayne Township Fire Hall located at 5153 Ellwood Rd.  Over 200 items will be offered for the auction by campaign directors Richard and Mary Basile.  Also, free refreshments and appetizers will be provided by Nico Luciano’s Restaurant. The … Continue reading

Relay for Life events: Team captains meet at Wellness Center
Wednesday, October 01 2014 08:00am
- Staff

Search for Committee Members                                      Our Relay committee is in a spot, we have lost our Survivor Chairperson this year, a very important part of Relay For Life. We also need help with our Chinese Auction during the event. Even if you don’t want to be a chair for these openings, volunteers are what we need. You can help for a brief time; an hour or two, a day, a week, a month or longer, whatever … Continue reading

From Lincoln High School
Tuesday, September 30 2014 12:35pm
- Staff

The Lincoln High School girls’ volleyball team’s game on Wednesday, Oct. 1, against Hopewell, has been moved to an earlier time. Please take note that if you plan to attend, the junior varsity squad will take the court at 5 p.m., and the varsity squad goes on at 6 p.m. The move is in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Pirates playoff game, which is scheduled for 8 p.m.  The earlier times allow everyone involved to be … Continue reading

Bill Flanagan to appear at Dayspring Harvest Ministries
Tuesday, September 30 2014 09:19am
- Staff

Executive Vice President of Corporate Relations of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development Bill Flanagan is set to appear on Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., at Dayspring Harvest Ministries, located at 316 6th St. The event, ‘An evening with Bill Flanagan,’ holds no charge for attendance, and serves as an opportunity to donate in order to financially support the coming radio station. Flanagan, a known television and radio host, served as … Continue reading

PHOTOS: Senior Night for Ellwood City tennis team
Tuesday, September 30 2014 08:31am
- Staff

On Monday night, the Lincoln High School tennis team celebrated Senior Night against the cross-town-rival Riverside Panthers at Ewing Park. The teams split the first four matches — Riverside won a singles and doubles, while Ellwood City took two singles — but the Panthers took the final doubles match while sealed the victory for the girls in green, 3-2. Though the meet did not end in favor of the home team, Ellwood City seniors got … Continue reading

POLICE: One man wounded in apparent break-in attempt
Tuesday, September 30 2014 08:03am
- Staff

Two Ellwood City men were suspected of assaulting another with a firearm on Monday morning after a man attempted to break into a Fifth Street apartment. James Hammond, 19, of 12 Fifth St., and Anthony Cirelli, 25, of 4639 Portersville Rd. were detained by police after Donald “Pooker” Ostrom, 30, of 707 Fairview Ave., showed up at Ellwood City Hospital at approximately 1:47 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his hand. According to the report, … Continue reading

POLICE: Meth lab bust on Spring Avenue
Tuesday, September 30 2014 08:00am
- Staff

An Ellwood City man faces charges of operating a methamphetamine lab at his residence. On Thursday, Sept. 25, at 10:05 p.m., the Ellwood City Police Department received a call about strong chemical odors coming from the downstairs apartment occupied by Michael Joseph Tomasello, 55, at 423 Spring Ave., Apartment 1.  When officers arrived at the residence, the smell of chemicals overwhelmed them.  The Ellwood City Fire Department was then called in to remove a smoking … Continue reading

Don’t Let a Natural Disaster Turn into a Financial Disaster
Monday, September 29 2014 04:00pm
- Robert A. Powell - Ameriprise Financial

“I thought it would never happen to me.” It’s a phrase you often hear when stories about natural disasters break in the news. Recent disasters such as Hurricane Sandy, a variety of tornadoes and floods are reminders that disaster can strike at any time. While you can’t stop a natural catastrophe, you can take steps to prevent it from becoming a financial disaster. Think about how people try to protect themselves from unexpected risks every … Continue reading

Riverside drops Homecoming game to North Catholic
Monday, September 29 2014 10:30am
- Staff

On a night fit for a queen at Riverside Memorial Stadium, the home team jumped out to a 16-6 lead on a powerhouse opponent, but failed to hang on.  The Riverside Panthers (3-2) fell to undefeated North Catholic, 50-16, in front of a packed house on Homecoming Night. Logan Sheridan caught two touchdown passes from Jason Dambach in the first half to give the Panthers a double-digit lead, but the Trojans added two touchdowns of … Continue reading

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