Slippery Rock University Receives Grant to Train Veterans to be Teachers, Bernstine Says

State Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) announced that Slippery Rock University, along with West Chester University in southeastern part of the state, will receive more than $272,000 in funding under the federal Troops to Teachers grant program. “I believe the extensive training, vast experience and patriotism of our nation’s veterans make them excellent candidates to lead our classrooms,” Bernstine said. “Programs like Troops to Teachers help us give back in a small way to our veterans while putting some of our most upstanding citizens before our future generations.” The Troops to Teachers grant program, managed by the Defense Activity for Nontraditional…


Ellwood City Pet Groomer Offers Safe Treat Alternatives for Dog Owners

Since the recent warnings regarding the harm common dog toys and treats can cause to our beloved pets, dog owners have been searching for a healthier, safer alternative and just in time for the holidays, the owners of Grand Paws on Lawrence Avenue have been stocking holistic treats for dog owners to purchase instead. Most pet owners are shocked to learn how many harmful chemicals and other potentially deadly substances are put into commonly sold dog treats. According to the Bark Post, a dog-enthusiast blog website, here are four common dog treats that can hurt your dog:  Dynamic Pet Real…



Local Basketball Teams Sweep Opening Rounds Of Tip-Off Tournaments

All four local basketball teams in action Friday night were victorious in their respective Tip-Off Tournament opening round contests.  Ellwood City Wolverines girls & boys squads along with Riverside Pantehrs girls and boys squads are all off to strong starts to their seasons after handily securing victories Friday night. Each team will play second games in their respective tournaments on Saturday. Ellwood City Wolverines Notch A Win Against Commodore Perry Broc Boariu scored 21 points, helping Lincoln notch a 80-31 victory over Commodore Perry on Friday.  The Wolverines will face Quaker Valley Saturday in Sharpsville. After an impressive 41-8 run,…


Real Estate Transactions for November 2017

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 October, 2017:  Special Note: 714 Pershing St; Ellwood City Hospital was sold to Ellwood Medical Center Real Estate LLC for $7,570,000. Ellwood City 714 Pershing St; Ellwood City Hospital to Ellwood Medical Center Real Estate LLC for $7,570,000. 211 Orchard Ave; Elizabeth Moskal to Jerry, Lou Ann and Leah D. McClintick for $71,900. 306 Jefferson Ave; Babin Family Trust to Matthew Carothers and Biana Botti for $60,000. 728 Crescent Ave; Koach Joshua…


Old Photo Friday: 1975 Water Show at Ewing Swimming Pool

This week’s Old Photo Friday, brought to you by the Ellwood City Historical Society, is a photo from 1975 of swimmers performing during the Bicentennial Water Show at the Ewing Park Swimming Pool. Hard to believe the pool has been around so long!