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3 Rivers Comicon Coming to Pittsburgh

3 Rivers Comicon is coming to Pittsburgh on May 21 and 22, featuring comic book vendors, artists, creators gaming and beer! The event, hosted by New Dimension Comics, will be held next to the Century 3 Mall. “We will host this convention in a great space that is larger than most event venues in the city. Plus, free parking!” Todd McDevitt, owner of New Dimension Comics, said. Guest artists and writers include Darryl Banks (Green Lantern), Pat & Shelly Block (Disney Comics), Chad Cicconi (Fracture), Dan Fogel (Underground Price & Grading Guide), Ron Frenz (Spider-Man, Thor), Justin Jordan (Green Lantern),…


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Mayor Proclaims Second Annual Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day in Ellwood City

Mayor Anthony J. Court was honored to proclaim Friday, May 6, 2016 as the second annual Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day in Ellwood City. The presentation was made to Joe Venasco, the Director of the Lawrence County Mental Health/Development Services. Many activities are planned for the celebration at the Albert Gettings Annex Building in New Castle. “Addressing the complex mental health needs of children, youth and families today is fundamental to the future of Ellwood City and Pennsylvania,” the proclamation reads. “The Lawrence County System of Care, through its unique approach to serving children and adolescents, is effectively caring for…


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EC Jr. High Battles North Hills, Falls 7-1

Last week, the Lady Wolverines were trounced 15-0 in three innings by the North Hills Indians. On Tuesday evening, the junior high ladies fought hard for seven innings before falling short by a final score of 7-1. This was the third straight game in which the young team has been competitive against a Class AAAA foe that had previously mercy ruled them. The offense put the ball in play, the defense was solid and the pitching continued to improve. Sydni Haswell led the six hit attack with two singles and an RBI. Madi Krugh singled and scored. Maura Agostinelli, Olivia…


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Ellwood Boys Tennis Team Defeats Central Valley

The Lincoln High School Boy’s Varsity Tennis team moved within one match of a .500 section record yesterday, improving their section record to 3-4 with a hard-fought win over Central Valley. Trey Houk won at second singles, and the first singles team of Corey Hobbs and Shane Reisinger maintained their undefeated section status at first doubles, both with straight set wins. It all came down to Second Doubles, and three grueling sets later, in a match that lasted till almost 7 p.m., the Wolverine team of Dominic Nocera and Zain Ansari outlasted a tough Central Valley second doubles team to…


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Gibbons Announces Over $200,000 Awarded to Area First Responders

Harrisburg, April 28 – State Rep. Jaret Gibbons, D-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence, has announced that 16 local fire companies and one EMS squad are receiving more than $211,000 in state grants. Gibbons said the state grants can be used toward repairing, building or renovating facilities and can also be applied toward the purchase of new equipment, training or facility maintenance. “Our first responders save lives in time of need,” Gibbons said. “The vehicle and equipment upkeep can be very expensive and this grant award can be used to repay a possible debt-related loan.” The grants are made possible by the Fire Company and…


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Lincoln High School Marching Band Saturday Sub Sale

The Lincoln High School Marching Band will be selling submarines on Saturday, April 30. The members will be selling them beginning at 9 a.m. in the high school parking lot and various locations in town. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the students in the upcoming marching band season.