VIDEO: Lawrence Avenue, Bell Avenue Demolition

The demolition of the buildings stretching from Bell Ave., to Lawrence Ave., is making “great progress,” according to Borough Manager Bob Villella. Recently the construction group has brought in an even larger – more specified machine to complete the job due to the tight space. The Volvo [pictured below] is larger than the standard, standing at over 70ft tall, and has extra features including a retracting and expanding axle, water sprayer to keep dust down, and cameras all around for a complete 360 view around and on the claw for precise viewings of everything going on from inside the cabin….


Criminal Complaints: Man Ironically Held at Gunpoint After Stealing Guns

Man Held at Gunpoint After Stealing Guns According to the criminal complaint, on September 14, officers were sent to a residence in Perry Township for a report of an individual in physical custody by the homeowner for possession of stolen firearms. Upon arrival officers saw Pete Lopez, 42, of New Castle, lying on the ground being secured by the homeowner. Investigation revealed Lopez had stolen firearms from the homeowner while he was staying at the residence off and on for a few weeks with the homeowners daughter. The homeowner suspected Lopez was the thief and had asked him to return…


Ellwood City’s Oktoberfest Announced

Join the Ellwood City Wolves Club, Rotary Club of Ellwood City, Ellwood City Lions Club and Pete’s Uptown Beer and Beverage for the 8th annual Oktoberfest on October 7th from 12:00-5:30pm at Ewing Park, Ellwood City! Come sample home brewed and over 75 craft beers. More information on the flyer below.


Lincoln High Grad Stars in BC3 Golf Debut

Tyler Good, a 2017 Lincoln High graduate in his first appearance with the Butler County Community College golf team, shot a 4-over 76 Friday to lead the Pioneers to an eight-stroke victory over Westmoreland County Community College in Apollo. BC3 won the match, held at the Links at Spring Church Golf Course, 321-329. “(Good) played very well, considering he opened the first hole with a double-bogey,” BC3 golf coach Bill Miller said. “After that he played extremely well and was very consistent throughout the day.” Michael Rozzi, a 2016 Neshannock High graduate, fired an 85 for BC3, which is 5-1…


Broadway Sensation Comes to Ellwood City

Diamond Dance Academy LLC welcomes back one of the hottest dance sensations, Seth Stewart, premier New York Dancer and choreographer, again to offer any-and-everyone a once in a life-time chance to dance with this Broadway star on September, 28. Stewart is one of today’s most exiting and energetic all-around entertainers. Recently, Seth performed as Marquis De Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, after previously being an original Broadway cast member in the Grammy Award winning hit show, Hamilton the Musical. Stewart has performed in the Tony Award winning musical “In the Heights,” as Graffitti Pete as well as all over the world on tours…


Stiefel Hockey Summer Season Wrapup: Firing Squad and Goose Take Division Titles

The Stiefel Hockey league completed its summer season by crowning champions in both its “A” and “B” divisions.  In the “A” division Goose captured the title after sweeping Young’s Barber Shop in a best of 3 championship.  Matt Puntureri led the way for Goose picking up 21 goals in 4 playoff games with help from his brothers Nate, Michael, and Tyler. T.J. Hervatine was also a valuable player in the playoffs, Neil Parrish remained solid in net for another season with Goose.  Including the regular season and playoffs, Goose outscored their opponents by 132 to 46 in completing an undefeated…