Thursday, December 18, 2014 09:19 AM

Ellwood Wrestling Evens Out in Double Match
Thursday, December 18 2014 08:46am
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The Ellwood City Wrestling team participated in a double header match at Burgettstown yesterday. The Wolverines took on not only the Blue Devils, but the Laurel Spartans as well. Ellwood left with both a win and a loss at the end of the evening. The Wolverines are set to see Mountour at home, 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday for their next match. The results of each match were submitted as follows: Ellwood City (ECH) – 34.00 … Continue reading

ESB Shareholders Sue to Block Sale of Bank
Thursday, December 18 2014 08:09am
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A press release from the law offices of Brodsky & Smith based out of Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania announced that a lawsuit was filed on December 15 by ESB Financial, Inc. shareholders regarding the sale of the Ellwood City branch. WesBanco Inc. of Wheeling, West Virginia disclosed that they had purchased ESB Bank in October. The agreement stated that WesBanco would pay ESB shareholders 0.502 shares of WesBanco stock and $1.76 in cash for each share … Continue reading

Mayor’s Advisory December 4th Meeting
Thursday, December 18 2014 08:02am
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The Mayor’s Advisory Committee met on Thursday, December 4, 2014 in the Council Chambers. One of the topics discussed was the air quality and the growing concerns to continue to meet DEP standards. The Mayor reported on Justice, K-9 dog, and his progression concerning drug enforcement. Jozek is also still on the job, as the Borough now as has two K-9 dogs. Since Mayor Court took office, drug arrests total 291. Mayor Court reiterated that the … Continue reading

PHOTOS: Merchant Beautification Awards
Wednesday, December 17 2014 08:27am
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Mayor Court presented to three town Ellwood City businesses, the annual “Merchants Beautification Awards” for decorations that voters deemed as outstanding.  The winners were presented with a sign for display in their window, along with a gift certificate donated by area restaurants. This year’s “2014” awards were presented to the Ellwood City Ledger with the award being accepted on behalf of the Ledger by Beth Kingston, Marketplace on Main was presented to Tenny Ripper, who is … Continue reading

Large Number of Local Businesses Vandalized
Wednesday, December 17 2014 08:06am
- Staff

Businesses in downtown Ellwood City have the been the recent target of a series of vandalism acts involving rocks from the railroad tracks. The Ellwood City Police Department is currently searching for those responsible for the damages. The incidents began happening on November 21 when Joe Morabito reported that the windows at his building on the 200 block of 5th Street were broken. Upon investigation, police discovered that the windows had been smashed with large … Continue reading

Ellwood Elementary Students Compete at SRU
Wednesday, December 17 2014 08:04am
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Eleven Ellwood City elementary students competed in the Linguishtik competition at Slippery Rock University on December 10. Linguishtik challenges players to improve their grammar, vocabulary, spelling and writing skills. Players learn to compose better sentences with proper grammar application. They also use richer vocabulary as they compete against others and are rewarded. All grade levels play with the same set of procedural rules. However, each division level of competition introduces increasingly more difficult grammatical concepts … Continue reading

Ellwood Girls Basketball Falls to Beaver
Tuesday, December 16 2014 08:45am
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The Ellwood City Girls Basketball team lost to Beaver last night with a final score of 66-34. Junior Karington Ketterer lead the way both offensively and defensively for the Lady Wolverines. Ketterer totaled 12 points and 6 rebounds. Senior Bailey McKinney followed by adding 7 points and 4 rebounds. Another key Ellwood player was Emily Brown, chipping in 6 points and 3 rebounds. Ellwood had a tough act against them with leading scorers for the … Continue reading

Ellwood Wrestling Defeats Ambridge
Tuesday, December 16 2014 08:26am
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The Ellwood City Wrestling team dominated Ambridge High School yesterday. The team won seven matches with one forfeit to beat the Bridgers, 49-21. The Wolverines will battle at Burgettstown tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. Full match details have been submitted as follows: Ellwood City (ECH) – 48.00 Ambridge Area (AAH) – 21.00 106: Tyler Baird (ECH) over Robbie Thompson (AAH) – (Fall 1:22) 120: Tyler Alberts (ECH) over Salim Rollog (AAH) – (Fall 2:21) 126: Zach … Continue reading

Ellwood Sports Schedule: Dec. 16 – Jan. 3
Tuesday, December 16 2014 08:03am
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The Lincoln High School sports schedule for December 16 through January 3 is as follows: Tuesday, December 16 3:30PM — Boys Freshman Basketball hosts Union 6:00PM — Boys Junior Varsity Basketball hosts Ambridge 7:30PM — Boys Varsity Basketball hosts Ambridge Wednesday, December 17 3:30PM — Boys Middle School Basketball hosts Union 6:00PM — Boys Junior Varsity Basketball hosts Riverside 6:00PM — Boys Varsity/Junior High Wrestling at Burgettstown 7:30PM — Boys Varsity Basketball hosts Riverside Thursday, … Continue reading

Hitched and Unhitched: Holiday Edition
Monday, December 15 2014 09:11am
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Hearts across Ellwood City are merry and bright this holiday season as wedding bells rung throughout the months of October, November and December. Sixteen couples were married at the end of this year between the Halloween celebration to ringing in the New Year. The newly fallen snow and icy air also brought six Ellwood City divorces along with it. Will the newest couples survive the weather patterns of 2015? Only time can tell, but you … Continue reading

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