Tuesday, July 22, 2014 03:21 PM

Detroit Man Charged with Connection to Shooting
Tuesday, July 22 2014 09:59am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

In continuing the investigation of the Loop Street shooting Sunday night, state police charged a Detroit-area man with connections to the incident. According to a local news source, Jeffrey Christopher Sack Jr., 22, of Highland Park, Mich., was charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and simple assault on Monday. The triple shooting, which occurred at the Walnut Ridge Apartments at 10:15 p.m. Sunday, left one dead and two hospitalized after the incident. Thomas Lee Everett … Continue reading

Council votes to not move Circle Playground Equipment
Tuesday, July 22 2014 08:55am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

Nick Mancini raised his concerns at Monday night’s council meeting over the playgrounds in the area. He complained of the poor placement of playground equipment that prohibits local children from playing pickup baseball and football games. During the public comment section of the meeting, Mancini personally asked council members to tour Rolling Hills, Merit Book, West End, Circle and Rosannah Playgrounds and evaluate how good the facilities are. Circle Playground quickly became the main issue … Continue reading

Ellwood City to play in Colt League Championship
Tuesday, July 22 2014 08:06am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

The results of the semi-finals for the Beaver County Colt League Baseball program are as follows: North Division: New Brighton beats Ellwood City McElwain’s, 6-1. Ellwood City McElwain’s beats New Brighton, 6-3. Ellwood City McElwain’s beats New Brighton, 1-0. Ellwood City McElwain’s wins the series, 2-1. South Division: West Allegheny beats ABE, 16-9. ABE beats West Allegheny, 7-3. West Allegheny beats ABE, 3-2. West Allegheny wins the series, 2-1. This week’s Championship Series: West Allegheny … Continue reading

One Dead, Two Hurt in Ellwood Shooting
Monday, July 21 2014 08:44am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

According to a local news source, a triple shooting occurred Sunday evening in an Ellwood City apartment complex, leaving one dead and two wounded. The shooting took place at around 10:15 p.m. in the Walnut Ridge Apartments on Loop Street, according to reports. Thomas Lee Everett Paris, 43, Rashund Alteric Smith, 34, and Jessica Lynn Jackson, 29, all of New Castle, were shot during the incident. Paris, who was shot once, was driven from Loop … Continue reading

Ellwood City Library Activities for the week of July 21
Monday, July 21 2014 08:08am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, July 21, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for adults. The group will discuss the book, “The Aviator’s Wife,” by Melanie Benjamin. More information is available by calling the library at 724-758-6458. Tuesday, July 22 and Wednesday, Jul 23, at 6:30 p.m. – “Puppet Show,” presented by the young people who participated in the Puppet Theater Workshop this summer … Continue reading

POLICE REPORT: Criminal Mischief; Public Drunkenness
Monday, July 21 2014 08:05am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

Criminal Mischief: According to the police report, officers were dispatched to Ewing Park to meet with the Park Superintendent Jim Arkett. At some point over the night of July 10, there were multiple acts of criminal mischief in Ewing Park. The unknown actors removed all the paper towels from the portable hand wash unit and threw them all over the surrounding area. They then emptied all of the soap dispensers and damaged them. Also, the … Continue reading

Local Airports to Receive State Grants
Friday, July 18 2014 08:11am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

Four local airports will receive more than $2.4 million in grants for capital improvement projects, according to state Senator Elder Vogel. Beaver County Airport will receive $376,041 to remove obstructions and acquire snow removal equipment. Butler County Airport will receive $1.3 million to acquire land, widen a taxiway and study the feasibility of expanding the runway. New Castle Municipal Airport will receive $601,667 to rehabilitate the runway and taxiway lighting. Zelienople Municipal Airport will receive … Continue reading

Lincoln Class of 1954 July Meeting
Friday, July 18 2014 08:06am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

Pudue La Cava hosted the Lincoln Class of 1954, 60th Reunion anniversary “Blue and White Sparkle” committee at her Mount Vernon Drive home on Thursday, July 10 at 6:00 p.m. The session began with lunch provided by committee members Ann Amadio, Arlene “Pinky” Maielli, Clemmy Sirimarco, La Cava and served by Judy Portugallo. Sirimarco was honored for her July birthday with a decorated cake made by Maielli. Paul Abraham, James Spielvogel and James Gillespie, co-chairmen, … Continue reading

The Carpenter’s Project continues in 13th Year
Thursday, July 17 2014 08:28am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

The Carpenter’s Project crews have returned once again to the rescue of Ellwood City homeowners who need help with jobs around the house such as painting, carpentry, cement, demolition, brush, power washing and more. The annual July event combines all denominations and churches in town to help people in the community who are not able to repair their homes by themselves. This year, you may have seen nearly 215 volunteers scattered across Ellwood City, eager … Continue reading

Garage and Yard Sales in the Ellwood City Area, July 18-20
Thursday, July 17 2014 08:15am
- EllwoodCity.org Staff

The following is a detailed list of sales for the Ellwood City area, specifically garage and yard sales, where you are sure to find plenty great deals. Click the location in order to find a map of the sale.  Be sure to check back each week during the summer months for an updated list of sales in the area. Garage Sales: Located at 1756 Squaw Run Road, a sale of household items, wicker porch swing, … Continue reading

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