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Photos: Earth Day 2015
Monday, April 27 2015 08:47am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

Although chilly, the rain held off and Ellwood City enjoyed a sunny Earth Day celebration. The festivities, held on Saturday, featured 30 educational exhibits, horse drawn trolley rides, and a presentation by KDKA Weatherman Dennis Bowman. Local artists Jerry and Sandy Rectenwald performed and Wild World of Animal Show dazzled everyone. The Ellwood City Community Enrichment and the Ellwood City Earth Day Committee would like to thank all vendors, sponsors, and participants for making Earth … Continue reading

Pitching Battle: Lady Wolverines Defeat Union Scotties
Monday, April 27 2015 08:06am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

The Lady Wolverines won Saturday’s home game against the Scotties 5-1. Both teams’ pitchers consistently threw strikes. Ellwood’s Skyla Greco struck out 5 batters and allowed only 4 hits. Union’s Sarah Seamans struck out 7 and allowed only 5 hits. However, Ellwood made better use of their hits. Senior Summer Maine’s 2 RBIs got Ellwood a lead in the 1st and 3rd innings. In the 4th inning, senior catcher Lauren Stiles hit a 2-run home … Continue reading

Ellwood Jr High Sweeps Shaler in a Doubleheader on Friday
Monday, April 27 2015 07:27am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

The Lady Wolverines completed a busy week on Friday by sweeping the Titans at Shaler by scores of 6-5 and 6-2. Addie Nardone led the offense in Game 1 with 3 singles and a run scored. Ariana Garroway doubled, singled, and scored once. Natalia Greco had a 2 run single and scored once while Taylor Covert and Maura Agostinelli added RBI singles and scored as well. Dia Neupauer contributed an RBI single and Zoe Maine … Continue reading

State Senator Elder Vogel Jr. Invites Seniors to “Healthy Steps” Program
Monday, April 27 2015 07:15am
- Press Releases

Senator Elder Vogel Jr., has teamed up with the Beaver County Office on Aging to invite all area seniors 55+ to attend the “Healthy Steps” program. The “Healthy Steps” program is an informational session offered by the Beaver County Office on Aging that focuses on home safety, exercise, nutrition, how to prevent falls, and proper foot care. Information on state services will also be available through Senator Elder Vogel’s Office. The program will be provided … Continue reading

Activities for Ellwood City Area Public Library Week of April 27, 2015
Monday, April 27 2015 07:00am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Thursday, April 30, at 6:00 p.m. — Adult Knitting Group. Members meet weekly during the fall, winter and spring and on a partial schedule during the summer. Members provide their own materials and work on individual projects. Call the library for more information. Saturday, May 2, at 12:00 Noon – “Food 4 Thought,” a book discussion group for students in 9th grade … Continue reading

Riverside Sports Schedule Apr 27 – May 2
Monday, April 27 2015 07:00am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

The Riverside High School sports schedule for Apr 27 – May 2 is as follows: Monday, April 27 3:30PM Boys Varsity Tennis Seneca Valley Away 3:30PM Boys Varsity Tennis Seneca Valley High School Away 3:30PM Coed Middle School Track Mohawk Senior High School Away 4:00PM Boys Varsity Baseball Mohawk Senior High School Away 4:00PM Boys Junior Varsity Baseball Mohawk Senior High School Home Tuesday, April 28 4:00PM Girls Varsity Softball Neshannock High School Away Wednesday, … Continue reading

It’s Time to Rethink the War on Drugs
Friday, April 24 2015 07:30am
- Jonathan Cortez - Journalist

[Statements, opinion, and views expressed in this column are those of the author named and are not necessarily those of the EllwoodCity.org and Thought Process Enterprises team.] “All research and successful drug policy show that treatment should be increased and law enforcement decreased while abolishing mandatory minimum sentences,” a line from rock band System of a Down’s “Prison.” Thought not 100% accurate, the line highlights the faults in the United State’s drug policy. America treats … Continue reading

Ellwood Junior High Softball Team Sweeps Doubleheader.
Friday, April 24 2015 07:13am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

Zoe Maine’s rocket up the middle scored Ariana Garroway from third base in the bottom of the 7th, and the Lady Wolverines remained undefeated at 8-0 as they swept North Hills in a doubleheader Thursday evening at North Hills. The Wolverines won handily in game 1 by a score of 13-3. Addie Nardone cruised to the win as she struck out 7 and walked just 1. She scattered 4 hits in 5 innings of work. … Continue reading

Lady Wolverines Crush Beaver Falls
Friday, April 24 2015 07:10am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

After a several competitive games the past couple weeks, the Lady Wolverines beat the Beaver Falls Tigers 15-0 in a home game yesterday. Freshman Reagan Mittler batted in 3 runs. Zoe Kalantzis and Abby Higby each had 2 RBIs. Pitcher Skyla Greco struck out 6 batters and only had 1 hit against. Ellwood’s offense fully unleashed in the first 2 innings, bringing the score to 14-0. After a 1-0 third inning, the game ended due … Continue reading

Ellwood Sports Schedule Apr 24 – Apr 27
Friday, April 24 2015 07:00am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

The Lincoln High sports schedule for Apr 24-27 is as follows: Friday, April, 24 Jr High Lock In (School) 3:30PM Junior High Softball Away Shaler Junior High School – B Double Header 3:30PM Boys Varsity Tennis Home Ambridge HS 3:30PM Coed Middle School Track & Field Away New Castle Junior High School 4:00PM Boys Varsity Baseball Away Ambridge HS 4:00PM Boys Junior High Baseball Home Shenango Junior High School Saturday, April, 25 9:00AM Coed Varsity … Continue reading

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