Criminal Complaint: Wampum Storage Unit Theft

According to the criminal complaint on Jan. 22 a Pennsylvania State Trooper was dispatched to the Mini Storage Units located at 941 Clyde Street in Wampum Borough, in reference to four units being broken into. Upon arrival the officer determined the locks were cut on all four units; surveillance photos of the suspect and the car he was driving was provided, allowing further investigation to reveal the suspect as Corey D. Rayl, 43, of Beaver Falls, PA. The estimated amount of stolen goods equals $1809.00 and Rayl will be facing felony charges of criminal trespass and entering unattended property, misdemeanor…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of Feb. 27, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Wednesday, March 1, 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 at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, March 1, 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 techniques. Call the library for more…


Prom Dreams Hosting 3rd Annual Free Prom Dress Giveaway

Prom is right around the corner and unfortunately many high school girls miss out on the once in a lifetime experience because of finances, and that’s why Prom Dreams in New Castle is hosting their 3rd annual free prom dress giveaway. Local girls who are in need of a prom dress are invited to the event, taking place at Feed My Sheep on Long Ave. in New Castle on March 25th. Official flyer below.


Local Gym Offers Everything To Get Your Body Ready for Summer

It’s Time Fitness is excited to be expanding their body enhancing services; while the company already offers a gym and salon to the community, they are adding a tanning salon to the list right in time for spring break. With no appointment needed, Big Time Tanning will provide the option to utilize a variety of different tanning bed levels, HT42 for a duration of 11 minutes, HT54 for a duration of 10 minutes, HT60 for a duration of 8 minuets, and not 1 but 2 Hollywood Tan High Pressure Tanning beds that is 10 minutes maximum tan with 36 HP…


Panthers Fall to North Catholic in Quarterfinals

A complete defensive gem was seen at Sewickley Academy as Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic’s suffocating zone defense caused fits for Riverside all night long. It was was a theme across the Class-3A quarterfinals as three of the four games combined to score no more than the 87 points in North Catholic’s 55-32 victory. The 3-seeded Trojans never trailed in the game, led by as many as 29 points, and forced 21 Panther turnovers. Kenny Fukon scored 21 for the Trojans, followed by eight a piece for Zach Offi and Vinnie DiNicola. DiNicola recorded a half dozen steals to lead the…


Bernstine to Host District Office Open House

ELLWOOD CITY – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) will host an open house at his district office, located at 438 Line Ave., in Ellwood City, from 3-6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6. “Our office is designed to be a direct link between residents of the 10th District and their state government,” Bernstine said. “This event is an opportunity for residents to learn more about what me and my staff can do for them. Our main focus will be meeting with people to listen to their concerns and helping to develop and enact policies that will allow our region to be an…