Mayor Court and Sam Teolis

Mayor Presents Commendation to Samuel Teolis

Mayor Anthony Court presented a commendation to Samuel Teolis, owner and respected Director of Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory after 61 years as a Funeral Director in the Ellwood City area. Mr. Teolis’s basement of the funeral home recently became a member of the PA Museums Association, it is a museum of 19th Century America and the WWI and WWII. Teolis served on the Ellwood City Area School board for 6 years,  he served as Mayor for 4 years, he was appointed Lawrence County Deputy Coroner in 1955 and served for 38 years. He has served on the Veterans…


CCBC And Geneva Sign Transfer Agreements for Eight Additional Programs

Monaca, PA – Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) and Geneva College are expanding their partnership to provide students with more opportunities as they pursue associate and bachelor’s degrees. Recently, the two local institutions met to sign new articulation agreements for eight CCBC associate degree programs that will transfer seamlessly to corresponding bachelor’s degree programs at Geneva. By signing the agreements, the two colleges will provide students with educational pathways that allow them to more efficiently build credentials in fields that address high-priority regional workforce needs. “Our long-standing partnership with Geneva is broadened and strengthened through these new agreements. As…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of January 16, 2016

Activities taking place for the week at the Ellwood City Area Public Library are as follows: The library is closed on Monday, January 16, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 17. Tuesday, January 17, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Montana 1948,” by Larry Watson. New members are always welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the…


Real Estate Transactions for December 2016

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 December of 2016:     Ellwood City 227 Crescent Ave; Edward Casciato to William D. Viccari and Eileen M. McKelvey for $26,000. 517 Fountain Ave; Andrew R. and Jordan M. Snedeker to Ellwood City Borough for $57,000. 324 Hazel Ave; TWH of PA LLC to John Miskelly for $58,710. 215 Orchard Ave; Samuel D. and Margaret I. Ewing to Daniel Resanovich and Jessica Robbins Snider for $106,000. 908 Plymouth Lane; Shawn T….


Portersville Christian School Open House

Portersville Christian School will hold an information Night/Open House on Monday January 23, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the church for families interested in enrolling students for the 2016-2017 school year. The school is accepting student applications and registrations prior to the release of next year’s tuition schedule at the end of March 2017. In addition to kindergarten, there are openings in most grade levels for fall 2017. Interested families who have students entering kindergarten and grades 7 & 9 are encouraged to apply early, since these grades tend to fill up fast. Portersville Christian School (PCS) provides a distinctively…


Wolverines VS South Side Recap

Congratulations to the Ellwood City Wolverine Wrestling Team, who just finished their last section match against South Side and won 40-23 clinching the 2nd place spot in our subsection 1B with a section record of 4-1. The Wolverines will participate in the team WPIAL section playoffs January 25 location tbd. Craig Alberts, the Wolverines Wrestling coach provided the following match information: “Every one played a part in the win. We had to move Tyler Alberts, Donavin Chambers, Austin Walley, and Braden Strohecker up in weight to give us our best chances. Jake had a tough match and avoided the pin…