Monday, July 6, 2015 11:45 AM

Ellwood’s Dan Petrak Wins 35th Annual 10K Race
Monday, July 06 2015 09:02am
- Staff

On Saturday morning, 219 runners competed in the 35th annual Ellwood City Ledger 10K race. Doug Petrak, of Ellwood City, won overall clocking in at 34:50.6. Mary Beth Acker, of New Wilmington, was the first female finisher with a time of 41:01.8. Colin Galey and John Neff were second and third. Their hometowns are unavailable. Bonnie Smerk, of Ellwood City, and Leslie Kramer were the second and third female finishers. Kramer’s hometown was unavailable. Age … Continue reading

Class of 1957 Celebrates 58th Graduation Anniversary
Monday, July 06 2015 07:49am
- Press Releases

Recalling happenings from their high school days to the present, some 40 members of the Lincoln High School Class of 1957 enjoyed a weekend celebrating their 58th anniversary of graduation. Class members and guests, totaling 75, assembled at the Saxon Club Saturday evening, June 27, for the main event, a buffet-style dinner enjoyed in an atmosphere featuring patriotic decorations followed by a program arranged by the reunion committee headed by Pudy Krestel Pander of Ellwood … Continue reading

McElwains Clinches Top Spot
Monday, July 06 2015 07:47am
- Staff

Keally and Roth Save McElwains McElwains EC bested Beaver Falls in a close game for the playoffs on July 2. Ellwood City and Beaver Falls exchanged runs in the first. Beaver Falls plated runs in the third and fourth stanzas and took a 3-1 lead into the top of the fifth. Ellwood City  managed to tie the game with runs in the fifth and sixth. Both teams’ starting pitchers pitched to the allowable limit, and … Continue reading

Mayor Awards Final 2015 Beautification Award
Monday, July 06 2015 07:26am
- Press Releases

On Wednesday, July 1st Mayor Anthony J. Court presented the final 2015 Beautification Award Sign and restaurant certificate to Kathy and Bob Harper of Orchard Avenue. The Harpers were nominated by their neighbor Judy Guy, because of their hard work and pride that they have in their property and in their community. Mayor Court thanks each and every resident for their support in his annual “Beautification” program. He is pleased that so many people participate … Continue reading

Library Activities for the Week of July 6, 2015
Monday, July 06 2015 07:23am
- Staff

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, July 7, at 10:00 a.m. — “Jump Start to Kindergarten,” a program designed for children entering kindergarten this fall. Featured are activities that help the youngsters brush up on kindergarten skills. This award-winning program is staffed by teachers. Registration is required, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Tuesday, July 7, at 6:30 p.m. — Family Laptime Summer Session, … Continue reading

Finding a Smoother Path to Divorce
Monday, July 06 2015 06:37am
- Robert A. Powell - Ameriprise Financial

When a couple decides to end their marriage, they can face a daunting list of costs, paperwork and formalities before their divorce is finalized. One thing most should be able to agree on is that they’d like the divorce process to move along as smoothly as possible. While everybody’s circumstances are different, finding common ground can be important to making the divorce process less painful and potentially less costly as well. A newer development in … Continue reading

Make Your Dollar Travel Further This Summer
Friday, July 03 2015 08:37am
- Robert A. Powell - Ameriprise Financial

Summer vacations are perfect for hitting the road and having an adventure or staying closer to home and simply recharging. The slower pace and rest a vacation offers are priceless, but that doesn’t mean you should relax your financial vigilance. Here are some ideas to help you get the most for your money as you travel this summer. Consider off-season tropical destinations During the winter months, tropical hot spots command top dollar. But if you’re … Continue reading

Festival Entertainment: Fertigs Crossroads Band
Thursday, July 02 2015 07:14am
- Jonathan Cortez - Journalist

Five years ago, Ray Sherman, a Butler resident, didn’t think he’d ever return to professional music. He had been active in various bands for close to three decades and was simply sick of it. After he quit the touring life and hung up his guitar, music was the farthest thing from his mind. However, a friend convinced Sherman to give lessons to her son, Sawyer Stepp. “The first time Sawyer showed up for lessons,” Sherman said, … Continue reading

Festival Vendor List
Thursday, July 02 2015 07:10am
- Staff

The 35th Annual Ellwood City Arts, Crafts, and Food Festival is set to commence tomorrow. The following is a list of craft and food vendors. The map of vendors can be found here festival-map-2015. Booth #1 – The Salvation Army will be offering free cups of water. Booth #4 - Richard Digia of New Castle will be selling caricature artwork. Booth #5 – The Lawrence Co. CYS of New Castle Community Outreach will be selling bracelets, … Continue reading

Festival Entertainment Schedule
Thursday, July 02 2015 07:08am
- Staff

The following is the schedule of events at the Ewing Park stage during the Festival from July 3-5: FRIDAY, JULY 3rd 11 am- Raising of the American flag by the American Legion Post #157 and the National Anthem sung by (to be announced). 11:15 am to 12:30 pm- Little Miss/Mr. Firecracker Pageant 12:30 pm to 1:15  pm- Butler Notables Barbershop Quartet 1:15 pm to 1:45 pm-Diamond Dance Academy Dancers 1:45 pm to 2:15 pm- (This … Continue reading

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