Wednesday, March 4, 2015 07:10 PM

What Falling Oil Prices and a Rising Dollar Mean for You
Wednesday, March 04 2015 06:53pm
- Robert A. Powell - Ameriprise Financial

Two of the most notable economic developments of recent months are the dramatic decline in oil prices and the resurgence in the value of the U.S. dollar against other currencies. Both have an economic impact, which could translate to an investment impact as well. Let’s consider how these two trends might affect the investment markets. Cheaper oil – the pluses and minuses The price for a barrel of light crude oil on the New York … Continue reading

Upcoming Relay for Life Events
Wednesday, March 04 2015 09:00am
- Staff

Search for Committee Members Our Relay committee is in a spot. We have lost our Survivor Chairperson, a very important part of Relay For Life. If you are good at planning events, we are looking for you. Our logistics chairperson has retired and our 2015 May event is in dire need of a leader. If this sounds like you, even if it is for an hour a week, join us at our next event leadership … Continue reading

Remembering Charlie Hogan (1983-1994) In the Best Way: Hockey
Wednesday, March 04 2015 08:25am
- Staff

by Jonalyn Telesz The Lawrence County Lightning mites hockey team from Hess Ice Rink in New Castle traveled to Indiana, PA to compete in the 20th Annual Charlie Hogan Hockey Tournament on February 7-8. The Charlie Hogan Tournament is a memorial for the late Charlie Hogan of the 1991-1994 mite and squirt level PAHL Championship teams with the Indiana Youth Hockey Association. Charlie lost his life when he was only ten years old. The tournament … Continue reading

Gibbons to Host American Legion Veterans Specialist at Ellwood City Office
Wednesday, March 04 2015 08:20am
- Press Releases

ELLWOOD CITY, March 3 – Rep. Jaret Gibbons, D-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence, announced today that his office will host an American Legion veterans specialist from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at his Ellwood City office, 438 Line Ave. Multiple services will be highlighted during this time, including: • Explaining what benefits a veteran has earned; • Counseling on how to best use those benefits; • Assisting with applying for benefits through the Veterans Administration; • … Continue reading

Police: Man Arrested for DUI and Attempting to Elude Officers
Wednesday, March 04 2015 08:15am
- Staff

On Wednesday, February 25, Alex Buben, 27, of Wampum, was arrested for driving under the influence and attempting to elude officers. According to the police report, at approximately 1:45 a.m., a patrolling officer saw an SUV pull out of Hazel Manor on 215 North Street. The SUV made a wide turn and struck the curb. The officer activated his emergency lights, but the SUV didn’t stop. The officer pursued and requested assistance. Pursuing officers followed … Continue reading

Reminder to All Ellwood City Electric Customers
Tuesday, March 03 2015 09:25am
- Press Releases

Ordinance 1046.33 “Termination of electric services for delinquent accounts,” goes into effect April 1. As per ordinance 1046.08 “Payment of Bills:” Delinquent Notices are mailed on the 5th day following the due date of billing. Shut off proceedings are applied on the 15th day following the due date of billing. Customers who have accumulated a past due balance and those who have made payment arrangements during the winter months will not be able to make … Continue reading

Borough Council Adopts Utility Account Budget Plan
Tuesday, March 03 2015 09:24am
- Press Releases

Ellwood City Borough Council adopted Resolution #2004-4 approving a budget payment plan for utility account under the following provisions: Customers may complete the application form provided by the Borough during the annual open enrollment period from the third Monday in March through the third Friday in April. The first budget-billing amount will appear on the May utility bill. The maximum budget periods will be 12 months with all balances due to be settled in the … Continue reading

Riverside Students Place in State Science Competition
Tuesday, March 03 2015 08:53am
- Press Releases

On Saturday, February 28, five Riverside High School students and five Riverside Middle School students participated in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science. The students could choose from one of many categories to conduct original experiments to present on Saturday to the Region 9 judges. All first place students are invited to participate at the state conference at Penn State Main in May. Raylene Boots and Jeff Gonzales coach the students through their projects. The … Continue reading

Lawrence County Women’s Conference
Tuesday, March 03 2015 08:15am
- Press Releases

        Delivered by Women, for Women Register Online Today & Look for Event Updates on our Facebook page 724.658.8528 The Lawrence County Women’s Conference was started by local women in 2007 and is part of the United Way of Lawrence County’s Women’s’ Initiative. Delivered by women, for women, the Lawrence County Women’s Conference delivers top contacts and resources to enhance and engage women of all stages of life. Driven to … Continue reading

Corona D’Italia Holds February Meeting
Monday, March 02 2015 10:00am
- Press Releases

Corona D’Italia Lodge #807 held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 11 at 5:00 p.m. at Pizza Joe’s restaurant. President Clemmy Sirimarco hosted the Valentine Pizza luncheon served by Louis Di Frischia, Pat Regna, and Christine Butchelli. The business session followed and reports were voiced by Vice President Ann Butchelli on her 100th anniversary project, Mary Quintinella on her photo history of each meeting, and Presdient Sirimarco regarding scholarship applications. Financial reports were provided by … Continue reading

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