Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of April 24, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, April 25, at 12:00 Noon — The Lawrence County Commissioners will hold their public meeting at the library beginning at Noon on Tuesday, April 25. The public is invited to attend. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, April 26, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a new concept in helping to reduce the stresses of everyday life. Everyone is welcome, so call the library for more information….


Beautification Awards 2017

Mayor Court has announced today that the Ellwood City community will once again turn their properties into beautiful landscapes, bring the neighborhoods back to life for everyone to enjoy. This will be the 7th year that Mayor Court will present “Beautification Awards” and restaurant certificates to six (6) area residents who are nominated for taking pride in their properties throughout Ellwood City. All residents are encouraged to participate, by displaying your talents in your landscaping or nominating someone you feel has made their property stand out in the neighborhood. Mayor Courts office will accept the nominations by phone, mail, Facebook…


Wolverines Baseball and Softball Defeat Last Nights Opponents

  Ellwood City Wolverines Jumps Out to Early Lead in Victory Over Mohawk Area An early lead helped Ellwood City Wolverines defeat Mohawk Area 10-3 on Thursday. Ellwood City Wolverines scored on a double by Max Keally, a double by Rick Pitrelli, a single by Shane Sedgwick, and a double by Noah Rinker in the first inning. Mohawk Area captured the lead in the first inning. Braydon Cameron drove in one when he singled in the first inning. Ellwood City Wolverines took the lead for good with four runs in the first inning. In the first Max Keally doubled off…


State Low-Interest Loan to Help North Sewickley Township Fire Department Purchase Truck, Says Bernstine

BEAVER FALLS – State Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-New Beaver) announced today that Pennsylvania’s Volunteer Loan Assistance Program has approved a $200,000 low-interest loan for the North Sewickley Township Volunteer Fire Department. The company will use the 2 percent loan toward the purchase of a 2015 rescue pumper. “When there is an emergency in our homes or communities, we call 911 and expect our volunteers to quickly respond in up-to-date equipment and take care of the problem,” said Bernstine. “But, how often do we think about the huge financial burden all that equipment places on them? That’s why the state loan…


Ellwood City Bald Eagles Return to Nest

A walk to the natural trail at Rodger’s Park yesterday confirmed the eagles of Ellwood City have again returned to their nest to raise this years hatchlings! Along the banks of the Connoquenessing Creek in Wayne Township is a family of bald eagles. Every year, since 2010, the couple has returned to the same nest to raise eaglets. To find the nest, drive to Rodger’s Park in Ellport, colloquially referred to as “The Hole,” and walk down the nature trail toward the Connoquenessing and several islands. The nest is across the creek in Wayne Township, northwest of Lundy’s Lane. Submit…


Ellwood, Riverside Last Night Games Recap

Ellwood City Wolverines Can’t Quite Erase 6-Run Deficit in Loss to South Side Ellwood City Wolverines‘s effort to come back from down six runs in the fourth inning came up just short, as they fell 6-4 to South Side on Wednesday. Ellwood City Wolverines scored four runs in the failed comeback on a fielder’s choice by Tyler Good in the fifth, a single by Noah Rinker in the fifth, and a single by Rick Pitrelli in the seventh. Ellwood City Wolverines couldn’t keep up with South Side early in the game. South Side scored on a fielder’s choice by Jake…