Friday, April 18, 2014 04:57 PM

PHOTOS: Panthers use miscues to pound Wolverines
Friday, April 18 2014 08:44am
- Staff

Ten runs, seven hits, seven walks, and eight errors.  If you needed to distribute those across two high school baseball teams, both entering a game with only two section losses on the season, you probably would not come out with the final lines that showed on the board Thursday afternoon at Riverside. The Panthers used six Wolverine miscues, six walks, and some timely hitting, needing only four hits, to put together a 10-0 rout of … Continue reading

Junior High Softball stays unbeaten, defeats Seneca Valley
Friday, April 18 2014 08:11am
- Staff

The Lady Wolverines Junior High softball team traveled to Zelienople to battle Seneca Valley on Thursday and returned home with an 11-5 victory to stay undefeated on the season. The victory was a total team effort as eight different players contributed nine hits for Ellwood City (5-0 overall). Bridget Hudson led the way with two singles, an RBI, and scored a run. Reagan Mittler provided a 2-run double and also scored once. Ariana Garroway singled, … Continue reading

Lawrence, Butler counties receive new funding for comprehesive plan
Friday, April 18 2014 08:01am
- Press Releases

Neighborhood blight, community revitalization and redevelopment among issues planned to be addressed in the Municipal Assistance Grants awarded to Lawrence and Butler counties. The Department of Community and Economic Development awarded funds to update their comprehensive plans, according to a Senator Elder Vogel press release. Lawrence County was awarded $47,000 to address new and growing issues not covered under its current comprehensive plan. These issues include natural gas development, neighborhood blight, community revitalization and redevelopment, … Continue reading

PHOTOS: Riverside boys tennis defeats Beaver Falls
Thursday, April 17 2014 09:00am
- Staff

The Riverside boys tennis squad used strong individual performances by Tyler Squicquero and Jack Leas to sweep Beaver Falls in tennis action Wednesday afternoon. Squicquero and Leas both swept their singles matches in impressive 6-0, 6-0 fashion while the Panther boys doubles groupings of Blake Weber/Lucas Mansel (7-5, 6-3) and Hunter Paff/Mike Knauff (6-3, 6-1) also collected victories on the afternoon. WOLVERINES TENNIS FALLS TO NESHANNOCK: Ellwood City boys tennis squad traveled to Neshannock for … Continue reading

Relay For Life committee schedules final push of fundraisers
Thursday, April 17 2014 08:32am
- Press Releases

The Ellwood City Relay for Life is exactly one month away – May 17th – and the committee is making a final push to get as many team fundraisers in before the main event. The committee will be meeting on April 24th at 6:00pm at the Wellness Center to finalize the event scheduled next month on Saturday, May 17th. The following is a list of activities, events, and fundraisers organized and held by the Ellwood … Continue reading

Ellwood City area real estate transfers from March
Wednesday, April 16 2014 08:09am
- Staff

Courtesy of the Register & Recorder section of the Lawrence County Government Center in New Castle, the following are real estate transfers from the Ellwood City Area for the month of March 2014: ELLWOOD CITY: 314 Orchard Avenue, Ellwood City; Frederick, David, and Brian Kloos to James and Evelyn Houk for $32,000.00 913 Crescent Avenue, Ellwood City; Sterling Enterprises to TWH Of Pennsylvania for $35,000.00 816 California Avenue, Ellwood City; John and Jack Yoho to … Continue reading

Local counties receive $81,657 in West Nile Virus grants
Wednesday, April 16 2014 08:05am
- Press Releases

Beaver and Lawrence counties will receive state grants totaling more than $81,657 to combat the spread of the West Nile Virus (WNV), according to Senator Elder Vogel. In an effort to combat the spread of the virus, the state Department of Environmental Protection awarded the following West Nile Virus Control Program grants: $37,086 to Beaver County and $44,571 to Lawrence County. The local grants were part of nearly $2.1 million in grants by the DEP … Continue reading

Plan Ahead for Your 2014 Charitable Gifts
Wednesday, April 16 2014 07:13am
- Robert A. Powell - Ameriprise Financial

At the end of every year, people often scramble to wrap up their charitable giving by Dec. 31. A little planning throughout the year can go a long way to avoid the last-minute rush. Make 2014 the year you get ahead of your charitable contributions. It can be more effective for you and those who benefit from your giving. Here are five steps to consider as you pursue your charitable goals over 2014 and beyond: … Continue reading

Lincoln High School student receives national honor
Tuesday, April 15 2014 08:12am
- Staff

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced last month that Lincoln High School senior Victoria Cunningham from Ellwood City, Pennsylvania has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. Cunningham plans on attending to Robert Morris University to major in biology and hopes to later pursue a medical school to become a neonatal doctor.  While at Lincoln … Continue reading

As tax season ends, be wary of pervasive telephone scam
Tuesday, April 15 2014 07:57am
- Press Releases

WASHINGTON – As the 2014 filing season nears an end, the Internal Revenue Service today issued another strong warning for consumers to guard against sophisticated and aggressive phone scams targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, as reported incidents of this crime continue to rise nationwide. These scams won’t likely end with the filing season so the IRS urges everyone to remain on guard. The IRS will always send taxpayers a written notification of any tax due … Continue reading

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