PHOTOS: Stingy Defense by the Quips stops the Wolverines

Defense has always been a strong suit for the Quips of Aliquippa as once again it is in the 2017 campaign. In a game where the Wolverines had 46 offensive plays, but only 10 total yards of offense on the evening, the Quips proved they have sole possession of the Beaver Valley Conference and is the team to beat in the BVC after putting a 32-0 victory on the board over Ellwood City The first quarter was dominated by the Quips offensive yardage as the Quips held the Wolverines to negative yardage. However, the Quips did not get on the…


PHOTOS: Lincoln High’s 2017 Homecoming Court

The 61st annual Homecoming festivities at Lincoln High School will take place the first week of October, culminating with the football team facing the Beaver Bobcats on Friday, October 6th. The Homecoming King will be crowned by the cheerleaders during the Friday afternoon Pep Rally and the Homecoming Queen will be crowned during halftime of the football game. This year’s King’s Court features an honorary member, our foreign exchange student from Japan, Taku Watanabe. Pictures below are: Girls Homecoming Court: Top Row: Allison Lynn, Michaela Magnifico, Jade Woloszyn, Dia Neupauer Bottom Row: Kristen Simon, Madi Pedaline, Grace Blake, Neisa Carsele…


First Fall Foliage Report

Pennsylvania is known for its extremely beautiful landscape especially in the fall. The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources  posted the first fall foliage report of the 2017 year, highlighting different regions throughout the state. The chart shows the expected peak time trees will be turning into their typical fall colors. It appears as though Lawrence and surrounding counties will peak between October 8-14. As of right now, trees are estimated to be about 5-10% turned. Check out the full report here.  


REMINDER: Wing Bash Benefit Scheduled Saturday

A wing bash is being held at the Sons of Italy this weekend to benefit Anthony Tollari III, to pay for some expenses after an incident that left him paralyzed. In July, Tollari had a diving accident in his swimming pool which shattered his C5 vertebrae. He has had surgery and is currently undergoing rehabilitation at the hospital. He recently got his neck brace taken off and is continuing to making slow progress. The benefit has been organized to help his family with expenses related to getting Anthony home. He will need a wheelchair van, ramps, and changes made to…


PHOTOS: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Competition

Last Friday, a teacher from Ellwood City and Beaver Falls squared against each other in a football-tossing challenge, called Alex’s Lemonade Stand, to raise awareness and money for childhood cancer. The fundraising idea came from Cara Atkinson, leader of the Hope Club at Ellwood City, who said the outcome was definitely worth it and that she hopes to do it again next year. Ellwood won raising $982 and Beaver Falls raised $502. $300 was raised at the game and Ellwood continued their fundraising all this week to hopefully reach a final goal of $2,000. Check out the photos of the…


Library Activities Week of September 25, 2017

 Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following; Tuesday, September 26, at 6:00 p.m. – An informational program will be presented by Fair Districts Pa on the topic of redistricting and gerrymandering in the state of Pennsylvania. The program is free to the public. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, September 27, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a program designed to help reduce the stresses of everyday life. Everyone is welcome, so call the library…