ECO-police-reports

Police: Man Threatens Relatives with a Knife

Adam Pounds Threatens Family Members According to the criminal complaint, on July 20 at approximately 5 p.m., police were dispatched to West Lawrence Ave. for a disturbance involving Adam Matthew Pounds, 25, of Ellwood City. The victims reported Pounds was upset that he had been kicked out of his grandfather’s house and responded by threatening three family members with a knife. Pounds swung the knife in the general direction of the victims, although not close enough to hit them. He also threatened to burn the house down and kill the victims if they called the police. When one of the…


Bazaar

Holy Redeemer Bazaar a Golden History a Bright Future

Holy Redeemer Parish is celebrating 50 Golden Bazaar years starting Wednesday, July 27 and continuing through Saturday July 30. The bazaar’s rich and successful history was made possible by the work ethic of its parishioners and their dedication to serving their parish family and community but every successful initiative has a beginning and must be blessed with excellent leadership. In 1966, the parish’s Special Activities Group (SAG) provided the guidance needed, and were the driving force behind the annual bazaar as we know it today. Pastor of Purification Blessed Virgin Mary Parish (now Holy Redeemer Parish), Father Dominic DeBlasio, gave…


ECO-events

Seats Available for Women’s Club Trip to Ohio Amish Country

Seats are still available for the Women’s Club of Ellwood City sponsored bus trip to Ohio Amish Country (Walnut Creek). The trip will be on Saturday, Aug. 13 and will depart from Christy’s Plaza at 8 a.m. and will return around 8 p.m. The trip will have shopping at the Walnut Creek Market where everyone will have a chance to buy many of the Amish Country Specialties (jellies, relish, cured meats, bulk food, bakery items and much more). Lunch is included at the “Der Dutchman” Restaurant (family style lunch with two meats, noodles, stuffing, mashed potatoes and salad with pie…


Library

Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of July 25, 2016

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, July 25, 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. During the months of June and July, these sessions will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Mondays instead of Wednesdays because of the library’s Summer Reading Program activities. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Tuesday, July 26, at 11:30 a.m. – Creative Writing Workshop for students in 7th…


ECO-events

Ellwood City Clean-Up Day (Pokemon Go Inspired)

Please join us for an Ellwood City Clean-Up Day! Inspired by the popular Pokemon Go game, we will be spending the day walking around collecting trash to help make our town a better, cleaner place to live while interacting with each other and having a fun time! The event is Saturday, Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. We’ll be meeting at the Ellwood City Free Methodist Church on 412 Glen Ave near Circle Playground. We will be there rain or shine. “Our goal is to help clean up the town while socializing and bringing people together,” Chakayla Hyland,…


ECO-police-reports

Police: Four Arrested for Marijuana Possession, Burglaries in Wampum and Little Beaver

Four Arrested for Marijuana Possession According to the criminal complaints, on July 9 at approximately 2:50 a.m. an officer conducted a traffic stop on Lawrence Avenue after seeing a vehicle with a flat tire. The driver was identified as Damien Rushauwn Confer, 24, of New Castle. The officer observed a glass jar containing a green leafy substance. Confer, along with the three passengers, denied owning the marijuana. On July 12, all four were charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance. The three passengers wee Joshua Joseph Vignovich, 24, of New Castle; Markece Lamar Miller, 26, of New…