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Early Learning Open Enrollment at Ewing Park on Aug. 6

Early Learning open enrollment. will be held at Ewing Park in Shelter 3A on Aug. 6 from noon to 3 p.m. The program offers childcare for infants, toddlers and preschool children.The program is through Lawrence County Community Action Partnership (LCCAP), a non-profit organization in Lawrence County that serves individuals in need through a variety of programs. In addition to Early Learning, there will be enrollment for other programs including emergency housing , transportation, employment, lead screening, weatherization, veteran’s services and an optical clinic. Joining LCCAP in the park will by the Children’s Advocacy Center, SNAP, the Crisis Shelter, Adagio Health,…


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Community Building, One Soul at a Time

Since 2007, a group of people has been gathering faithfully on the first Thursday of the month to sing, pray and listen to an inspirational talk. They close the service with refreshments and fellowship. This simple, steady injection of “goodness” is changing lives, and even influencing Ellwood City for the better. Friendships have formed across socio-economic lines, and unprompted people have begun donating items others may need.  Many attendees stay in touch with or  pray for the needs of the others throughout the month. “Everyone is welcome. Most first timers come by invitation but no invitation or reservation is needed,”…


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SCRATCH Your Itch for Programming

Beaver Falls—Children 8 to 12 years old novice or intermediate programmers wanted for SCRATCH CAMP the first week of August. On Aug. 1 -4. Newbies to SCRATCH will meet 10:30 a.m. to Noon. Intermediates from 13:20 to 2 p.m. Presentation of creations will be held Saturday August 6 at 11 a.m. Registration is required, limit 10 students per session. Some room still available. Call the library at 724.846.4340 Scratch is a program designed by MIT to help children learn about programming. Create your own interactive stories, games and animations. Share your creations with others in the online community. SCRATCH is…


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Police: Man Threatens Relatives with a Knife

Adam Pounds Threatens Family Members According to the criminal complaint, on July 20 at approximately 5 p.m., police were dispatched to West Lawrence Ave. for a disturbance involving Adam Matthew Pounds, 25, of Ellwood City. The victims reported Pounds was upset that he had been kicked out of his grandfather’s house and responded by threatening three family members with a knife. Pounds swung the knife in the general direction of the victims, although not close enough to hit them. He also threatened to burn the house down and kill the victims if they called the police. When one of the…


Bazaar

Holy Redeemer Bazaar a Golden History a Bright Future

Holy Redeemer Parish is celebrating 50 Golden Bazaar years starting Wednesday, July 27 and continuing through Saturday July 30. The bazaar’s rich and successful history was made possible by the work ethic of its parishioners and their dedication to serving their parish family and community but every successful initiative has a beginning and must be blessed with excellent leadership. In 1966, the parish’s Special Activities Group (SAG) provided the guidance needed, and were the driving force behind the annual bazaar as we know it today. Pastor of Purification Blessed Virgin Mary Parish (now Holy Redeemer Parish), Father Dominic DeBlasio, gave…


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Seats Available for Women’s Club Trip to Ohio Amish Country

Seats are still available for the Women’s Club of Ellwood City sponsored bus trip to Ohio Amish Country (Walnut Creek). The trip will be on Saturday, Aug. 13 and will depart from Christy’s Plaza at 8 a.m. and will return around 8 p.m. The trip will have shopping at the Walnut Creek Market where everyone will have a chance to buy many of the Amish Country Specialties (jellies, relish, cured meats, bulk food, bakery items and much more). Lunch is included at the “Der Dutchman” Restaurant (family style lunch with two meats, noodles, stuffing, mashed potatoes and salad with pie…