Monday, August 31, 2015 09:45 PM

First Week of School 2015-2016
Monday, August 31 2015 07:15am
- Staff

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year! Last week, Ellwood City and Riverside School districts opened their doors for the 2015-2016 school year. wishes good luck to all students, athletes, faculty, parents, and everyone else involved in the education process. Ellwood City’s first day for students was last Wednesday, and Riverside started on Tuesday. Ellwood students had a half day Friday and local restaurants enjoyed an influx of customers for lunch hour. Some important dates … Continue reading

Cheerleaders Painting Paw Prints
Monday, August 31 2015 07:09am
- Staff

The EC Cheerleaders are painting Paw Prints on driveways, sidewalks, and in front of businesses for a fundraiser. Let’s show our Wolverine Spirit! Cost is $10 a pair. Front row L-R: Allyson Peffer, Erika Walley, Sophia Gagliano, Ashley Murin, Michaela Magnifico Middle row L-R: Taylor Hackett, Maura Agostinelli, Makenzie Reisinger, Madi Pediline Back row L -R: Anna Ferrucci, Carley DeLoia, Reagan Mittler, Valerie Shaffer, Ashleigh Ionta, Alyssa Myers, Giana Rangle, Bella Rangle

Library Activities for Week of 8-31-2015
Monday, August 31 2015 07:05am
- Staff

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Wednesday, September 2, at 6:30 p.m. – Evening Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “The Obituary Writer,” by Ann Hood. More information is available by calling the library at 724-758-6458. Thursday, September 3, at 6:00 p.m. – Adult Knitting Group. This group, whose members meet year-around, provide their own materials and work on individual projects. New members … Continue reading

Generation X: Taking Retirement into Their Own Hands
Saturday, August 29 2015 01:37pm
- Robert A. Powell - Ameriprise Financial

With all the attention paid to baby boomers, it’s hard to believe another generation is rapidly approaching retirement age. In 2015, the first wave of Generation X is turning fifty. And Gen Xers are taking retirement into their own hands. According to the recent Ameriprise Financial Retirement 2.0 study1, an overwhelming majority of Gen X say they started saving and investing early for retirement. They’re also looking to redefine retirement. As this generation heads into … Continue reading

Photos: The Pie Festival
Friday, August 28 2015 07:18am
- Staff

The Lincoln High School Marching Blue Band kicked off the fall sports season with the annual Pie Festival yesterday at Helling Stadium. Due to a cold week, the pie festival had premature fall temperatures. The band, under the direction of Mr. Lee Caldwell, showed off a summer of practice while the fall sports were introduced. This season, Lincoln fields the following teams: football, girls and boys golf, girls volleyball, girls tennis, boys and girls cross … Continue reading

Sixty Years and over 285 Marriages
Thursday, August 27 2015 02:53pm
- Staff

Many may not know Pastor John or his wife Janice Magargee, but odds are you may know someone that does or someone whose life has been touched by them. Thursday marked the couple’s 60th Wedding Anniversary – a beautiful accomplishment to say the least – but today they are also celebrating over 285 unions brought together during John’s time as a Pastor. John Magargee met his bride in 1953 at the local theater in Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania.  Janice was … Continue reading

Mayor Awards Commendation to Lincoln Athlete
Thursday, August 27 2015 07:05am
- Staff

Mayor Court was honored to present to Taylor Petrak, a junior at Lincoln High School, a commendation, along with his congratulations, for her achievement as the recipient of the “Beaver County Girl’s Athlete of the Year” award for Swimming and Diving. Petrak has been accepted as a 2014-2015 USA Scholastic All-American through her achievements scholastically as well as athletically. At the USA Speed Sectionals In Virginia in April 2015, Petrak finished 3rd in the 100 … Continue reading

Police and Fire: Laundromat Fire
Thursday, August 27 2015 07:01am
- Staff

Local fire departments, Noga Ambulance Service, and the Ellwood City Police Department responded to a laundromat fire around 2:00 p.m. on Monday. The fire, at Drop and Stop Laundromat on 313 Seventh St, started in a dryer. According to the police report, clothes in a running dryer caught fire. The apartments above Drop and Stop were evacuated, and the fire was quickly extinguished. Involved fire departments included Ellwood City Borough and Wayne, Franklin, Perry, and … Continue reading

Lincoln High School Football Season Ticket Info
Thursday, August 27 2015 06:59am
- Staff

Adult Season Tickets for the 2015 Ellwood City Football season will go on sale at the High School office Wed, August 26 during school hours. There are four home games and prices are as follows: Adult General Admission: $20.00 Student: $5.00 Senior Citizen: Free (Senior Citizen Pass required) All Adult and Student tickets will be $5.00 at the gate this year The pre-sale prices will remain $4 adult and $2 student. These tickets can be … Continue reading

Meet the Wolverine Workshop Facilitator
Wednesday, August 26 2015 07:10am
- Jonathan Cortez - Journalist

[This is Part 3 in a series on the Ellwood City Area School District’s Makerspace program. The previous articles can be read here and here.] At the beginning of August, everything was set for Perry School’s Wolverine Workshop to be fully operational for the 2015-2016 school year. The room’s construction was almost complete, and the technology ordered. The one thing missing was the faculty member. The position was filled at the school board meeting on … Continue reading

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