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Photos: The Pie Festival
Friday, August 28 2015 07:18am
- Staff

The Lincoln High School Marching Blue Band kicked off the fall sports season with the annual Pie Festival yesterday at Helling Stadium. Due to a cold week, the pie festival had premature fall temperatures. The band, under the direction of Mr. Lee Caldwell, showed off a summer of practice while the fall sports were introduced. This season, Lincoln fields the following teams: football, girls and boys golf, girls volleyball, girls tennis, boys and girls cross … Continue reading

Sixty Years and over 285 Marriages
Thursday, August 27 2015 02:53pm
- Staff

Many may not know Pastor John or his wife Janice Magargee, but odds are you may know someone that does or someone whose life has been touched by them. Thursday marked the couple’s 60th Wedding Anniversary – a beautiful accomplishment to say the least – but today they are also celebrating over 285 unions brought together during John’s time as a Pastor. John Magargee met his bride in 1953 at the local theater in Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania.  Janice was … Continue reading

Mayor Awards Commendation to Lincoln Athlete
Thursday, August 27 2015 07:05am
- Staff

Mayor Court was honored to present to Taylor Petrak, a junior at Lincoln High School, a commendation, along with his congratulations, for her achievement as the recipient of the “Beaver County Girl’s Athlete of the Year” award for Swimming and Diving. Petrak has been accepted as a 2014-2015 USA Scholastic All-American through her achievements scholastically as well as athletically. At the USA Speed Sectionals In Virginia in April 2015, Petrak finished 3rd in the 100 … Continue reading

Police and Fire: Laundromat Fire
Thursday, August 27 2015 07:01am
- Staff

Local fire departments, Noga Ambulance Service, and the Ellwood City Police Department responded to a laundromat fire around 2:00 p.m. on Monday. The fire, at Drop and Stop Laundromat on 313 Seventh St, started in a dryer. According to the police report, clothes in a running dryer caught fire. The apartments above Drop and Stop were evacuated, and the fire was quickly extinguished. Involved fire departments included Ellwood City Borough and Wayne, Franklin, Perry, and … Continue reading

Lincoln High School Football Season Ticket Info
Thursday, August 27 2015 06:59am
- Staff

Adult Season Tickets for the 2015 Ellwood City Football season will go on sale at the High School office Wed, August 26 during school hours. There are four home games and prices are as follows: Adult General Admission: $20.00 Student: $5.00 Senior Citizen: Free (Senior Citizen Pass required) All Adult and Student tickets will be $5.00 at the gate this year The pre-sale prices will remain $4 adult and $2 student. These tickets can be … Continue reading

Meet the Wolverine Workshop Facilitator
Wednesday, August 26 2015 07:10am
- Jonathan Cortez - Journalist

[This is Part 3 in a series on the Ellwood City Area School District’s Makerspace program. The previous articles can be read here and here.] At the beginning of August, everything was set for Perry School’s Wolverine Workshop to be fully operational for the 2015-2016 school year. The room’s construction was almost complete, and the technology ordered. The one thing missing was the faculty member. The position was filled at the school board meeting on … Continue reading

Monday Last Day for School Discount at Tax Office
Wednesday, August 26 2015 07:00am
- Staff

The office of Tax Collector Mary Ann Portugallo in Ellwood City, located in the municipal building on Lawrence Ave., will be changing its hours from September through December. The office will be open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and closed on Thursday and Friday. Also, Monday, August 31 is the last day the school discount. For more information, please contact the Ellwood City Tax Office at 724-758-9673.

Fall Sports: Senior Athlete Spotlight, Pt 2
Tuesday, August 25 2015 07:24am
- Jonathan Cortez - Journalist

Part 2 of the Senior Athlete Spotlight continues with tennis and cheerleading. Part 1, cross country and volleyball, can be found here. Be sure to check for sports coverage through the season. Name: Abby Higby Parents’ Names: Scott and Mary Higby Sport: Tennis Years Played: Three. What has your favorite memory been over the years? Team huddles. What are you most looking forward to about the upcoming season? I’m hoping to make it to … Continue reading

Festival Meeting Discusses Vacancies
Tuesday, August 25 2015 07:17am
- Staff

The Ellwood City Arts, Crafts, Food and Entertainment Committee met at the Salvation Army on Wednesday, August 18, for their annual reorganization meeting. The following vacancies will be filled before the first general membership meeting in January: Vice Chairman, Children’s Area, and Crafts Chair. Anyone interested in submitting a letter of interest for any of the three positions are asked to submit a letter of interest to Raylene Boots, Festival Secretary, 370 State Route 288, … Continue reading

Fall Sports: Senior Athlete Spotlight, Pt 1
Monday, August 24 2015 07:24am
- Jonathan Cortez - Journalist

This week marks the end of summer vacation and the start of another year of school. With Lincoln High School starting on Wednesday, that means fall sports season is here. has pieced together a series spotlighting senior athletes from several sports. This is Part 1 of 2. Name: Goldie Bookamer Parents’ Names: Gary and Vicky Bookamer Sport: Cross Country Years Played: Six years for Lincoln but I started in 3rd Grade for Holy Redeemer, … Continue reading

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