Monday, January 26, 2015 01:24 PM

Lady Wolverines Defeat Laurel
Monday, January 26 2015 10:00am
- Staff

Juniors Allie McKelvey and Karington Ketterer were an unstoppable force Saturday in the home game against Laurel High School. McKelvey led the Lady Wolverines with 17 points with Ketterer delivering 15. Ellwood led the game in every quarter, defeating Laurel 59-44. Other scorers for Ellwood were Bailey McKinney (9), Emily Brown (6), Katelyn Wardman (6), Paige Mason (4), and Breonna Streit (2). Kristin Dicks and Ellen Shaffer led Laurel with 15 and 11 points respectively. … Continue reading

Borough Meets with PA American Water to Discuss 4th Street Project
Monday, January 26 2015 09:15am
- Press Releases

The Ellwood City Borough Manager, Public Works Superintendent, and Council Public Works Chairman Connie MacDonald met with the representatives of Pennsylvania American Water and Mortimer Construction on the morning of January 22, 2015. A walking tour of the project area from 4th Lawrence to 4th Division was performed. The 4th Street Project was started last year in early spring and was to replace the water main servicing 4th Street. Under normal circumstances, the project would … Continue reading

Library Activities for the Week of January 26
Monday, January 26 2015 09:00am
- Staff

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, January 27, at 4:00 p.m. – The Library’s 100th Anniversary Committee will meet to discuss activities, including the Saturday, January 24, “Toast to the Library” celebration. More information is available by calling the library at 724-758-6458. Members of the Wednesday Evening Book Discussion Group for adults are reminded to pick up their first book to be discussed for the new year. … Continue reading

Meet Bigfoot
Monday, January 26 2015 08:30am
- Staff

Trey Snow is a big man- 6 foot, 7 inches. Not quite as tall as a real Bigfoot would be if Bigfoot were real, but tall enough to land him the unsung role of the upcoming movie’s titular character. When creator Jared Show set about making his vision of an Ellwood Bigfoot movie a reality, he needed someone who could play the fabled ape convincingly. His contacts connected him with Trey Snow, a young college … Continue reading

North Sewickley Police: Missing Person
Friday, January 23 2015 10:00am
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The North Sewickley Police Department is looking for Russell J. Hines, 36, of Brighton Road, who was reported missing on Wednesday. According to police, Hines was last seen Monday at a relative’s house in Zelienople. Hines is 5 feet, 8 inches and about 178 pounds. He is missing his right ear and has tattoos on both arms. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black coat, and a gray hat. Anyone with information can … Continue reading

Ellwood Sports Schedule: Jan. 24 – Feb. 14
Friday, January 23 2015 09:59am
- Staff

The Lincoln High School sports schedule for Jan. 24 through Feb. 14 is as follows: Saturday, January, 24 12:00PM — Girls Junior Varsity Basketball Home Laurel High School 1:00PM — Boys 5th/6th Bantam Basketball Bantams (Other) 1:30PM — Girls Varsity Basketball Home Laurel High School 5:00PM — Girls 5th/6th Bantam Basketball Home Bantam Basketball (Other) Sunday, January, 25 6:00PM — Youth Baseball Clinic-ECABF (Other) Monday, January, 26 6:00PM — Boys Junior High Wrestling Away Slippery Rock … Continue reading

Inside the Making of Bigfoot the Movie with Creator Jared Show
Friday, January 23 2015 08:15am
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When Jared Show traveled to Ellwood City to film Bigfoot the Movie, he had no idea that his hometown would be so accommodating. “I was amazed at how supportive and helpful everyone was,” Show said. Show grew up in the Ellwood City Area and attended Riverside School District. His grandfather used to tell Bigfoot stories. That, combined with his love for campy horror movies such as Tremors, were the inspiration for Bigfoot the Movie. Filming occurred … Continue reading

POLICE REPORTS: Retail Thefts and DUI
Thursday, January 22 2015 09:53am
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Retail Theft: According to the police report, officers were dispatched to Rite Aid Pharmacy on 5th Street on January 18 around 9:40 p.m. in response to an attempted retail theft reported by employees. Rebecca Irwin, 29, of Beaver County, placed several items valued around $70.00 in a tote bag and exited the store. She returned to the store and attempted to return the items without receipts. The investigating officers discovered Irwin was on probation in … Continue reading

Senator Vogel Receives Committee Assignment
Thursday, January 22 2015 09:00am
- Press Releases

Senator Elder Vogel will serve as a member of five Senate Committees in addition to his chairmanship of the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee for the 2015-16 Legislative Session. Senator Vogel will serve on the Appropriations, Banking & Insurance, Communications & Technology, Environmental Resources & Energy, and Local Government committees. “My committee assignments cover a wide ranges of issues that could have a direct impact on the lives of the people of western Pennsylvania,” Senator … Continue reading

Bigfoot the Movie Trailer Released; Film Release Tentative
Thursday, January 22 2015 08:15am
- Staff

The trailer for Bigfoot the Movie has been out for over a week now, although no confirmed release date has been announced. Creator and star Jared Show confirmed that the movie is in post-production and will possibly be released this summer. There will be a DVD release, local theater showings, and potential on-demand releases via Netflix or Vimeo. The movie, filmed in the Ellwood area and starring a local cast, follows thee Yinzers: Burt, Chuck, … Continue reading

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