Wednesday, April 1, 2015 11:05 PM

Lady Wolverines Defeat Laurel
Wednesday, April 01 2015 08:28am
- Staff

The Ellwood City softball team won their 3rd consecutive game yesterday against hosting Laurel. The teams were locked in a near stalemate for the first 6 innings, the score only 2-1. In the 7th inning, Ellwood broke free with 6 runs, bringing the final score to 8-1. Pitcher Skyla Greco kept Laurel pinned down with 16 strikeouts. Summer Maine had 3 hits, and Breonna Streit, Eisabella Miller, and Camille Maine each had 2 RBI’s. The … Continue reading

Hometown Dominance: Riverside Boys and Girls Track Defeat Ellwood
Wednesday, April 01 2015 08:19am
- Staff

The Panthers dominated the hometown rivalry in yesterday’s track meet against the Wolverines. The meet, hosted by Ellwood, saw both teams impaired by cold temperatures. The Riverside boys swept most events to win 117-33. The Lady Wolverines put up a fight, falling 81-68. For the Ellwood boys, Nick Ioanilli won the 100m and 200m, and Billy Loft effortlessly swept the 800, 1600, and 3200. For Riverside, Marcel Cleckley got wins in the 100 and 300 … Continue reading

Police: Woman Arrested for Retail Theft
Wednesday, April 01 2015 08:15am
- Staff

An Ellwood City woman was arrested on March 27 for retail theft. Around 6:30, March 27, officers were dispatched to Dollar General on 1221 Lawrence Ave after employees saw a woman placing items in her purse. When officers arrived, they identified the suspect as Brienna Ashworth, 27, of Ellwood City. She was detained while exiting the store. Police recovered 5 pairs of socks and 1 green frog rain hat, with a total value of $15.75. … Continue reading

DEP to Hold Public Hearing on Cracker Plant Application
Wednesday, April 01 2015 07:15am
- Press Releases

Senator Elder Vogel lauded the announcement of a public hearing on the Shell Cracker plant proposed for the former Horsehead Corporation’s Monaca Zinc Smelter in Potter Township, Beaver County. The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a question-and-answer session followed by a public hearing beginning at 6 p.m. on May 5 in the Central Valley High School Auditorium, 160 Baker Road Extension, Monaca, PA 15061. “This is an issue of vital importance to our … Continue reading

Mayor’s Advisory Meeting Brief
Wednesday, April 01 2015 07:13am
- Staff

The following is a brief summary of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee held on March 25, 2015 in the council chambers: The Mayor announced that 2 Animal Control Officers have been hired, and they will split the day. If help is needed in this area, please call Wendi Wiegand at (724) 674-8297. The borough is receiving calls about pot holes at a constant rate and steps are being taken to fix the streets. The committee discussed … Continue reading

Lady Wolverines Triumph Over Beaver Falls
Tuesday, March 31 2015 08:09am
- Staff

The Ellwood girls softball team returned home triumphant after defeating Beaver Falls 10-0 at an away game yesterday. Allie McKelvey led batting with four hits, followed by Breonna Streit, Camille Maine, and Mallory Swogger with two each. Abby Higby brought in two RBI’s. Pitcher Skyla Greco kept Beaver Falls at bay with 9 strikeouts and preventing all but two hits. The Lady Wolverines are now 2-0 in their conference and travel to Laurel today. Box … Continue reading

Riverside Aqua Club of Ellwood 5th Annual RACE Youth Triathlon
Tuesday, March 31 2015 07:28am
- Press Releases

The Riverside Aqua Club will hold its 5th annual triathlon on Saturday May 30, 2014. The event is open to boys and girls between 6-15. Check-in is from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45, and the first race starts at 9:00. Registrations are accepted by mail postmarked May 16. T-shirts will be given to all pre-registered competitors. Free training and course review will be offered by our coaching staff. Awards will be presented to the top three … Continue reading

Vogel Disappointed with Penn National Drop of Lawrence Racino Project
Tuesday, March 31 2015 07:12am
- Press Releases

Senator Elder Vogel issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement by Penn National Gaming of its intention to withdraw its support for the proposed Lawrence Downs Casino and Racing Resort project. “This is truly disappointing news for our community. The discord between the partners involved in the project and the comments by the Penn National that the racino cannot be successful due to saturation and ‘deteriorating market conditions in Lawrence County’ are particularly … Continue reading

Photos: Community Easter Egg Hunt
Monday, March 30 2015 08:38am
- Staff

On Saturday, around 450 children and their parents participated in the 21st annual community Easter egg hunt. This year’s hunt took place in the tennis courts due to weather conditions. The winners of the golden eggs for 4 and under were David Main and Skyler Knapp. For 5-6 girls, Isis Petrelli, McKayleigh Reid, Alexis Lindley, and Molly Coldwell. For 5-6 boys, Jessie Walron and Gino Maddox. For 7-9 girls, Shaelyn Freed and Kaylee Shriver. For … Continue reading

CT’s Thrift Shop Gives a Little Bit of Everything and Anything
Monday, March 30 2015 07:59am
- Staff

This month, Lawrence Ave welcomed the newest addition to downtown: CT’s Everything and Anything, a thrift shop providing the community with a diversity of merchandise for reasonable rates. The store opened on March 7, after owners Mary and Stephen McCullar purchased the building on 431 Lawrence Ave in February. In addition to clothes, CT’s offers appliances, furniture, housewares, tools, hunting and camping items, gaming items, books, movies, and music. The store also provides free local … Continue reading

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