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Photos: 6th Grade Olympics
Friday, May 22 2015 07:10am
- Staff

The 6th Grade Olympics, an annual tradition, was this Tuesday. Fortunately for the students, Tuesday was warm and sunny, the last day before a cold spell. Students participated in track and field events, such as the 100 meter, 400 meter, hurdles and jumping and throwing events. Softballs and Frisbee are used in place of the discuss and shotput. Each class also custom designs their T-shirts. The event is sponsored by the PTO and run by … Continue reading

Application Allows Christians to Share Prayers, Inspirational Thoughts, and Greetings to Friends and Family Via Facebook
Friday, May 22 2015 07:05am
- Press Releases

MIAMI, FLORIDA(May, 2015) – Two Ellwood natives, John Swisher and Joseph Bellissimo, co-founders of Pray Forward, Inc., are pleased to announce the launch of the newest addition to the Share A Prayer product line with the Share A Prayer Facebook Desktop App. This stand-alone app comes on the heels of the initial launch of the Share A Prayer App which, by reaching several million in just a few months of operation, is widely considered to … Continue reading

Rotary Club April and May Meetings
Friday, May 22 2015 07:02am
- Press Releases

The Rotary Club of Ellwood City holds its weekly meetings at 6 p.m. at the Connequenessing Country Club. During the month of April, speakers presented to the club information about their organizations. April 9th, Dennis Garrett and David Gayhart presented a slide program on the North Country Trail Association. Hiking the train is the longest foot path in the United States, extending 4600 miles from New York-Vermont Border to Lake Sakakawea State Park in North … Continue reading

Wolves Defeat American Legion 5-3
Friday, May 22 2015 07:00am
- Staff

The Wolves bested the American Legion 5-3 on Wednesday. The Wolves came out strong with Rody Polojac getting 2 RBIs hitting in his teammates, Brennen Marsh and Ryan Gibbons in for an early score. Zach Polojac also received an RBI hitting in his brother to give the Wolves a 3 run lead over the American Legion. The Legion answered back with James Meehan scoring in the bottom of the 1st to shorten the lead. In … Continue reading

Relay Team Overcomes Obstacles to Break Record and Qualify for States
Thursday, May 21 2015 07:00am
- Jonathan Cortez - Journalist

Ellwood City’s girl’s track and field 4 x 100 meter relay team is on the road to states. The team broke a 39-year old record at the Tri-County Invitational a few weeks ago, broke their new record a week later at the WPIAL qualifiers, and again at the WPIALs. Their current record is 50.8 seconds, and the team is prepared to break that at the PIAA meet at Shippensburg this Friday and Saturday. The team … Continue reading

Yinzer Party with Actor Curt Wootton AKA Pittsburgh Dad and Star of Bigfoot: The Movie
Thursday, May 21 2015 06:58am
- Press Releases

Curt Wootton, better known as Pittsburgh Dad, and a star in Bigfoot: The Movie, will be visiting Venezie Sporting Goods and Apparel this Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. There will be a 10% discount for all visitors, along with a T-shirt give away and prizes including Pirates tickets and prize baskets. Of course, Bigfoot tickets and shirts will also be for sale. The Bigfoot festivities don’t end there. Saturday evening, some of the … Continue reading

Borough Council May Meeting Brief
Thursday, May 21 2015 05:59am
- Staff

The following is a brief summary of the Borough Council Meeting held on Monday, May 18: The Council thanked Brooke Muntean for her 2 years of service as a junior council member. President Brad Ovial also congratulated Muntean on qualifying for the PIAA state competition in 3 events: the 100 meter, 200 meter, and 4 x 100 relay. Councilmember Ralph Chiappetta asked that the Council declare May 26-June 6 to be Bigfoot week in Ellwood. … Continue reading

McElwains Good Enough in Opener Against Beaver Falls
Thursday, May 21 2015 05:55am
- Staff

In the Beaver County Colt League season opener for both McElwains (Ellwood City) and Beaver Falls, Tyler Good was dominant on the hill. By recording 12 strikeouts and not allowing a runner to reach second base, Tyler lead McElwains to the victory. McElwains won, 2-0, in a closely contested game. Dante Hill was on the mound for Beaver Falls and was stifling the home team for three innings. McElwains first hit came in the 4th … Continue reading

Primary Election Results: Mancini, Dici, and Todorich Win
Wednesday, May 20 2015 07:42am
- Staff

6 candidates ran on the Democratic ticket for 3 seats on the Borough Council. According to the unofficial election results, Marilyn Mancini, Judy Dici, and John Todorich won and will run against the 2 Republican candidates, Suzanne Bleakney and George J. Celli, in November. Incumbent Ralph Chiappetta and newcomers Julianne Brown and Rocco Ierino were defeated. For the Ellwood City school board, according to the unofficial results, incumbents Mike Neupauer and LeRoy J. Cortez, along … Continue reading

Officer Michael McBride Promoted to Sergeant
Wednesday, May 20 2015 07:10am
- Staff

At the Borough Council meeting on Monday, the Council unanimously voted to promote Officer Michael McBride to sergeant. Sgt. McBride is the K9 officer and works with the police dog, Jozek. His family was present to see Council President Brad Ovial present him with sergeant stripes. “It’s always been a privilege to work here,” McBride said. “I wouldn’t accept if I didn’t know everyone here has my back. I’d also like to thank Jozek.” Councilmember … Continue reading

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