Riverside Seniors Boehm and Boswell Sign Letters of Intent

Two Riverside High School seniors signed letters of intent on Thursday, April 21 for NCAA Division II colleges. Ashley Boehm will be attending Seton Hill University in Greensburg to play softball. She is the daughter of Kerry and Paul Boehm. Michael Boswell will be attending Tiffin University in Toleda, Ohio to play baseball. He is the son of Mike and Nancy Boswell.  


Mayor Announces Summer 2016 Beautification Awards

Mayor Anthony J. Court has announced today that once again Ellwood City’s residents will turn their properties into beautiful landscape displays for everyone to enjoy. As in past years, Mayor Court plans to present “2016 Beautification Awards” and restaurant certificates to five area residents who are nominated by family and friends for taking pride in their properties and in Ellwood City. All area residents are encouraged to participate in beautifying your yards and also to nominate someone who has put their time and talents into making their flowers, shrubs and yard displays that eye catching for all to see. Mayor…


Video: Earth Day at Ewing Park

A video of the annual Lawrence County Earth Day celebration held at Ewing Park on Saturday, April 23. The event featured over 50 vendors and exhibitors, hundreds of visitors and the Wild World of Animals show. A photo gallery of the event can be viewed here. Video courtesy of Ellwood-based Dinosaur Studios.


Next Mayor’s Crime Watch and Advisory Meetings

The next Mayor’s Advisory Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 26 at 3 p.m. in council chambers at the Ellwood City Borough Municipal Building. The Crime Watch meeting will be held the same day at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers. The speakers will be Mayor Anthony J. Court himself and Frank Sniezek. All residents are invited to attend.  


Relay for Life Events

Looking For A Few Good Persons As the Ellwood City Relay For Life starts its 2016 year, we are in search of individuals that are outstanding in working with the community to lead our committee to greater rewards than in years past. Even if you have just a few moments in your busy schedule, we could use your guidance and knowledge. Openings are in the areas of Chairperson, Sponsorship, Team recruitment, Chinese Auction, Logistics and Survivors. You are invited to join us at our committee meetings to learn more about these openings and other places your service can be helpful…


Lawrence County Primary Election Results

Aaron Berstine won the Republican nomination for State Representative in 10th Legislative District in a three-way race. In state and national elections, Lawrence County largely followed the trend throughout Pennsylvania, with Donald Trump winning a majority for the Republican presidential primary and Hillary Clinton a majority in the Democratic primary. 10,979 Republican ballots and 11,785 Democratic ballots were cast in Lawrence County representing 47.60 percent of registered Republicans and 51.09 percent of registered Democrats. For the president of the United States, Republican front runner and overall winner of Pennsylvania received 6,964 votes, more than Ted Cruz and John Kasich combined…