Tax Office Hours

The Tax Office located in the municipal building will be open Monday October 31 from 9a.m.-3p.m., this is the last day for installments. In November, the tax office will be open only on Wednesdays from 9a.m.-1p.m. On December 2, the tax office will be back to regular hours; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9a.m. to 3p.m.


Registration Open For Annual Gobbler’s Gallop On Thanksgiving

The 21st annual Gobbler’s Gallop will take place on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, at Riverside High School’s Memorial Stadium. The 10K run starts at 9 a.m. followed by a 5K run at 10:15 a.m. Participants in the 5K walk can walk the course anytime between 9 and 11 a.m. November 18th is the last day to pre-register at the lower price – $15 for the 10K, 5K or walk or $18 for both the 5K and the 10K runs. All those pre-registered will receive a T-shirt. Registration after Nov. 18 will be $18 for the 5K or 10K runs or…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of October 24, 2016

Activities at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, October 25, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — Family Laptime, an interactive program designed for babies as young as 6 months old and preschoolers up to 5 years old. The program, which runs through November 22, features stories, songs, finger plays and more. Registration is requested, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Tuesday, October 25, at 3:00 p.m. – Creative Writing Workshop for students in 7th grade and up. The group meets twice each month to share their work and discuss writing tips and…


“Fools! A Comic Fable”

Portersville Christian School presents Neil Simon’s “Fools! A Comic Fable” directed by Ryan Wise. The synopsis of the play: Sometime in the 19th century, in the small Ukrainian village of Kulyenchikov, we meet Leon Tolchinsky- a freshly minted young school teacher who has come to Kulyenchikov to teach the daughter of the local doctor. What Tolchinsky does not know is that this village has been under a curse for the past 200 years, and as a result, every person in Kulyenchikov is stupid. When he learns of the curse, Tolchinsky makes up his mind to get out of there as…


Police Issues Discussed at the Council Meeting

Several police-force related questions and comments were brought up at this weeks council meeting. Foremost, Judy Dici, one of the council members, asked when the Borough plans to hire a part time officer to help remedy the overtime hours some of the officers are currently getting; according to what was discussed at the meeting, the Borough is still reviewing applications and remain active in the process of hiring a part time officer. An exact date and time an officer should be hired by was not stated. There has been a rumor going around that one of the Ellwood City Police…


Drug Disposal Event

The Drug Disposal Event is this week, remember to turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal Saturday, October 22, from 10a.m. to 2p.m. at the Ellwood City Municipal Building. This event is sponsored by the Ellwood City Police Department. For more information visit