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Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of August 21

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, August 21, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Take Me With You,” by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Call the library for more information at 724-758-6458. Tuesday, August 22, at 2:00 p.m. – The library’s Anniversary Committee will meet to discuss the “Art on the Avenue” event that was held July 28 as well as upcoming activities and fundraisers. Call the library for more information. Wednesday, August 23, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program…


Back to School: Fall Sports Media Day Q&A

School is just around the corner – first day of class for Lincoln High School students is Wednesday – and the players of the fall sports are gearing up for their first games of the year. Players from all fall sports, coaches, cheerleaders and media assembled at Helling Stadium on Thursday as part of fall sports media day. We were able to catch up with some local athletes and here is what one player from each of the sports teams has to say about their upcoming season: FOOTBALL Toby Kelly Grade: 12 Parents: Sammy Jo and Justin Kelly Years playing football: A…


Father Charged with Child Endangerment After Incident Involving Marijuana

A 21-year-old father is facing charges of endangering the welfare of children, along with a charge of a DUI, possession of controlled substance and possession of an offensive weapon after an incident that occurred on July 22. According to the criminal complaint, an Ellwood City police officer was patrolling the Ewing Park area after it was closed for the night, noticing a vehicle traveling towards the back of the park near the gates that were already secured. The officer activated the flood lights and pulled up beside the vehicle, rolling down the window to speak with the driver. Immediately the…


Wurtemburg United Methodist Church Community Barbecue

Wurtemburg United Methodist Church is hosting a Community Barbecue, at 1244 Portersville Road, (Rt 488), Ellwood City, on Saturday, September 16th, from 4-6p.m. The following items will be on the menu: Pork or chicken, corn on the cob, macaroni and potato salads, baked beans, fruit salad, assorted desserts, and beverages. Adults and takeout: $6.00 Ages 6-10: $3.00 Under 6: free Call 724-368-3371 for advance tickets. Come, relax, and enjoy the BBQ, games and music!! All are welcome!


Pollution Control Project Funded in Lawrence County

Lawrence County Conservation District received $2,000 to implement a Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Project. “This grant allows our conservation district to address local pollution issues. We plan to educate local residents on how they can do their part to ensure there is enough clean water for future generations,” said Katie Schmidt, Watershed Specialist. Education and outreach about the project began in May of this year, and the District is continuing to look for volunteers. Training will occur in the fall and the project will be continued indefinitely afterward. Thirty-seven projects will be funded in 31 of the state’s counties. Projects…


Ellwood City Art Club Fair

The Ellwood City Art Club will be hosting their Art Club Fair on September 9, from 10:30-2:30 at their new studio location, The Family Center in Ellwood City. Participants will be able to dabble in a variety of art forms including painting, writing, photography, computer applications, and more. No experience is necessary and teachers will be on hand to help. There is no cost or age limit. Weekly classes are for high school students and up. Some special classes will be for younger children.