Borough Notice – Online Bill Pay Suspended

According to information made available by the Borough of Ellwood City this afternoon, and effective Monday, May 1st, the borough online bill pay will be suspended temporarily during a software conversion process. All utility payments must be made by cash, check, credit card or money order utilizing the mail, drop box or window service. The borough apologizes for any inconvenience.  


BC3 Lauds Scholarly Ellwood City Residents

(Butler, PA) Kimberly Gardner, of Second Street, was among Ellwood City residents whose academic achievements were recognized by Butler County Community College on Tuesday during Student Awards Day. Gardner, 55, a 1980 graduate of Lincoln High School, will receive two associate of applied science degrees in May from BC3, in human resource management and in business management. She was honored Tuesday for having attained President’s List honors in the spring and fall semesters of 2016. President’s List students have a grade-point average of 3.75 or higher while carrying at least 12 credits. Gardner was also nominated by Cheryl Macon, a…


Lieutenant Speaks About Importance of Drug Take-Back Programs

The Ellwood City Police Department is sponsoring a drug take-back program on Saturday, April 29 at the Ellwood City Municipal Building. Residents may use the opportunity to turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal, which the Ellwood City Police Lieutenant says is a critical step towards improving the growing amount of drug addictions. “The importance of the program is that it takes away the ability to use prescription drugs from people who may be experimenting with them, especially the opioids,” Lt. Kingston said. The program is part of the DEA and US Attorneys 360 Degree Program, which originally…


LCCTC SkillsUSA team wins back-to-back gold

New Castle, PA — April 22, 2017 — We are proud to announce that the Opening and Closing team from Lawrence County CTC has, once again, brought home the gold medal from the SkillsUSA Pennsylvania competition on April 19-21, 2017; this is the second year in a row that the O & C team has won first place at state competition in Hershey, PA. The O & C team consists of two veterans:  President Jacob Troutman, COT senior from New Castle and Vice President Jenna Locke, CA senior from Ellwood City.  First year members include Parliamentarian Brandee D’Ambrosi, CA junior from New Castle; Reporter Dayuna Ware, HA…


PA One Book Event 2017

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls. The Library will be hosting a “Poetry Party” on Saturday, April 29 at 11:00 am.  The PA One Book, Every Young Child Literacy Program selection, Daniel Finds a Poem by Micah Archer, winner of the 2017 Ezra Jack Keats Award will be the focus of the Poetry Party.  Experience how Daniel finds poetry in the world all around him.  Preschoolers and their families will enjoy fun stories, games, crafts, and a sensory table.  Each family who attends will receive a free copy.  Call the library to register at…


Ellwood City School Board “Meet the Candidate Night” Recap

With four seats up for election on the Ellwood City School Board, the Ellwood City Kitchen Cabinet hosted a Meet the Candidate Night for the potential school board candidates to publicly answer questions and present their opening and closing statements. Although a wide array of topics were discussed during the evening event, one of the main topics was the potential outsourcing of cafeteria workers the school board has recently been debating. Norman Boots, a newcomer and custodian who graduated from Lincoln High in 1981, stressed his displeasure of the outsourcing option, saying that the cafeteria workers are also community tax…