Tuesday, July 28, 2015 09:15 AM

Council Special Meeting: Curbside Pickup and CVS
Tuesday, July 28 2015 07:28am
- Jonathan Cortez - Journalist

The council held a special meeting yesterday at 5 p.m. to vote on the following ordinances. The council adopted an ordinance vacating a portion of Locust Way, which will be used for a new CVS Pharmacy. This follows ordinances at the regular July meeting consolidating properties and approving CVS’ site development plan. A motion was approved to award the bid for a curbside cleanup to Valley Waste Services in the amount of $33,000 to be … Continue reading

Ellwood City Community Radio Hosts Public Meeting
Tuesday, July 28 2015 07:15am
- Press Releases

WXED 107.3 FM, Ellwood City’s upcoming community radio station, should be on air within a few months. The station is looking for local talent to provide programming. To that end, there will be a public meeting this Thursday, July 30, at 7 p.m. at Dayspring Harvest Ministries, which sponsors the station. Everyone from Ellwood City and the surrounding areas is welcome to attend and to bring a friend. The meeting will be an opportunity to … Continue reading

Gibbons Announces Small Business Advantage Grant Program Now Open
Tuesday, July 28 2015 07:10am
- Press Releases

State Rep. Jaret Gibbons, D-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence, announced today that the Small Business Advantage Grant Program is now open and his office is ready to help local business owners looking to apply. The program provides 50 percent matching grants, up to a maximum of $9,500, to enable a Pennsylvania small business to adopt or acquire energy-efficient or pollution-prevention equipment or processes. “Updating a business to operate in a more environmentally friendly manner can often be a difficult … Continue reading

Latest and Improved Business Directory Launched
Monday, July 27 2015 10:20am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

For over ten years, EllwoodCity.org has offered its readers a value-added business directory and over the weekend, our latest and improved business directory launched! Our newest business directory has all the previous benefits for listings with a more streamlined and user-friendly layout for visitors to search and find their business of need. Our newest directory includes over 40 business categories and over 400 business listings local to the Ellwood City and immediate surrounding areas. All … Continue reading

A Challenge for the Times – Money and Memory Issues
Monday, July 27 2015 08:52am
- Robert A. Powell - Ameriprise Financial

The increasing prevalence of dementia diagnoses such as Alzheimer’s disease is affecting more families in America. Family members must confront a wide range of issues, from determining when someone is no longer capable of driving, to identifying suitable caregiving options to managing financial affairs. Financial matters can become particularly complex. In the ideal situation, there would be time to prepare a strategy in advance and take the appropriate steps to make sure all is in … Continue reading

Class of ’57 Scholarship Winners
Monday, July 27 2015 07:23am
- Press Releases

Four of the seven winners of the Lincoln High School Class of 1957 were guests at the recent class reunion and gave brief remarks, expressing their appreciation for the $5000 scholarship. The first winner, in 2009, was Josh Court who commented the scholarship “did mean a lot” and gave him the “opportunity to go to college.” He attended Clarion University and then transferred to Slippery Rock University where he earned degrees in economics and finance. … Continue reading

Library Activities for the Week of 7-27-2015
Monday, July 27 2015 07:20am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Wednesday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m. — The library will host a Summer Reading Program Celebration on Wednesday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m. Featured at the event will be a performance by Steve Haberman from 13th Hour Entertainment and Haberman Magic. All participants of this year’s Summer Reading Program are encouraged to attend. Prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be served. … Continue reading

New Dimension Comics Announces 3 Rivers Comicon
Monday, July 27 2015 07:15am
- Press Releases

New Dimension Comics owner Todd McDevitt is pleased to announce the first annual 3 Rivers Comicon, coming to Pittsburgh on May 21st & 22nd, 2016 featuring comic book vendors, artists, gaming, and attractions. “Every major city has a comicon and I want to bring that excitement to Pittsburgh”, says McDevitt. “In my 29 years in the comic business, I’ve been fortunate enough to work with almost all of the regional talent at one time or … Continue reading

Franklin Township’s Third Annual Community Days
Monday, July 27 2015 07:15am
- Press Releases

Franklin Township’s Third Annual Community Days will be on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will be located at Franklin Plaza 269 State Route 288 and will feature live music, food, and fun for the whole family. Booths and vendors will be set up to fundraise for various organizations and causes. There are still spots available to set up a booth, if you are part of a local organization or … Continue reading

Five Financial Lessons to Pass on to Your Children
Saturday, July 25 2015 07:47am
- Robert A. Powell - Ameriprise Financial

One of the greatest lessons you can pass on to your children is teaching them how to budget, save and spend wisely. After all, being financially astute is very important to navigating through life. Grounding your children in some basic money values concepts is a good place to start. Consider using these five points as the basis for your conversation: Money isn’t free – you have to earn it Many of us grew up with … Continue reading

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