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Ellwood City Pro Wrestling Fans Eagerly Anticipate WrestleMania

Welcome to WrestleMania week! It’s the biggest week in the wild, wacky and wonderful world of Pro Wrestling.  As the Super Bowl of wrestling approaches, fanatics worldwide dissect Sunday’s matchups, make their predictions and talk about every possible scenario they see playing out at the show of shows. Ellwood City resident Matt Boffo took time to put together the following information piece on the upcoming WrestleMania. Boffo has been a main organizer in Pro Wrestling viewing parties and other functions in the Ellwood City area for several years and notably was responsible for Royal Rumble party in 2015 that netted live wrestling matches…


Lawrence County’s Earth Day Celebration

Lawrence County’s Earth Day Celebration will feature more than 40 educational exhibits, plenty of exciting activities, great entertainment, horse-drawn trolley rides, and a Wild World of Animals show. The event is FREE and will be held on Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Ewing Park. Earth Day is planned and hosted by Ellwood City Community Enrichment and the Lawrence County Earth Day Committee. The event will feature: Exhibits: 40-plus educational exhibits or vendor booths by individuals, groups, businesses that will focus on Earth friendly topics/products. Some vendors will be selling products. Entertainment: The entertainment will be…


PHOTOS: Lady Wolverines Open Season with Convincing Win Over Union

The Lady Wolverines started the season off on the right foot with a 13-3 victory over the Union Scotties on Saturday. The game was halted after 5 innings due to the mercy rule. Anna Ferrucci led the 9 hit attack with 3 singles and 2 runs scored. Natalia Greco added two singles, 3 RBI’s and scored twice. Breonna Streit and Megan Siegfried contributed doubles. Streit scored once and added an RBI while Siegfried added 2 RBI’s. Ariana Garroway singled and scored three times and Brooklyn Magill rounded out the hit parade with a single. Reagan Mittler drove in 3 runs…


New Dimension Comics Joins Kennywood on Father’s Day to Present Super-Sized Event: Kennywood Comicon

Featuring comic book vendors, artists, creators, and pop culture attractions, Comicon will descend upon the home of Kenny Kangaroo, the Phantom and the Jack Rabbit on Sunday, June 18. “I’m thrilled to partner with Kennywood to bring our comic book resources together into one of the most fun venues in Pittsburgh for a great event,” says Todd McDevitt, owner of New Dimension Comics and promoter of 3 Rivers Comicon. “We are both in the family entertainment business, so joining forces is a natural fit.” The event will be held at Kennywood, with many vendors and attractions set up around the…


PCN to Provide Live Coverage of the 2017 PIAA Swimming Championships

The Pennsylvania Cable Network is live from Bucknell University for the 2017 PIAA Girls and Boys Swimming Championships on March 16 to March 19.   Thursday, March 16, 2017  4:00 p.m. LIVE – PIAA Girls 2A Swimming Championships – Day 1  7:30 p.m. LIVE – PIAA Boys 2A Swimming Championships – Day 1    Friday, March 17, 2017  10:45 a.m. LIVE – PIAA Girls 2A Swimming Championships – Day 2  3:30 p.m.  LIVE – PIAA Boys 2A Swimming Championships – Day 2    Saturday, March 18, 2017  3:15 p.m. LIVE – PIAA Girls 3A Swimming Championships – Day 1  7:00 p.m. LIVE – PIAA Boys 3A Swimming Championships – Day 1    Sunday, March…


Corona D’Italia Lodge #807 March Meeting

Corona D’Italia Lodge #807 held their monthly meeting on Thursday, March 8 starting at 5p.m. at Pizza Joe’s. Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, the session began with an Irish Stew meal prepared by the staff and served by Trustee, Pudue LaCava, Guard, Lois DiFrischia, members, Jackie Perno, Lee Ann Houk, and Christine Butchelli. Trustee, Patty Regna, voiced a prayerful invocation for all mankind. President Clemmy Sirimarco conducted the business session that followed. Treasurer Louise Vitullo presented the financial reports and expressed appreciation for the 2017 dues collection that should be finalized by March 31. Orator, Valerie Valentino, chairman of the scholarship…


RHS Swimmers Place Well at WPIALs, Several Advance to PIAA State Meet

   Riverside High School was well represented at the 2017 Class AA WPIAL Swimming and Diving Championships held March 2 and 3 at the University of Pittsburgh’s Trees Hall.  Nine swimmers qualified in one of three relays and several individual events.   The girls’ 200 yard freestyle relay included senior Erica King, junior Bre Finch, and freshmen Leah Frederick and McKenna Hoyman.  RHS placed 12th in a field of 21 relays, also registering a best time of 1:46.12 almost two seconds faster than their seed time.  The girls’ 400 freestyle relay was swum by King, Finch, Hoyman and freshman Abbie…


10th Annual Lawrence County Women’s Conference

The Lawrence County Women’s Conference focuses on sparking ideas by providing networking tools to help women grasp their dream. The conference will be held from 8am – 2:30pm at Shakespeare’s located at 1495 Mercer Road, Ellwood City PA. Featured speaker is Madame Justice Debra Todd who is an Ellwood City native and the first democratic woman to be elected to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court! $25 per person includes breakfast, lunch buffet, access to upscale shopping from locally women owned businesses, women’s leadership & training certificate, tips from professionals, shopping tote, and much more! For information visit http://www.sbdc.duq.edu/women.


Bernstine to Host March 27 Seminar on PA’s Fish and Boat Programs

Ellwood City – To better inform area residents about the many state programs designed to promote fishing and boating activities, state Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) is hosting a free fishing and boating seminar on Monday, March 27, at 5 p.m. at the Ellwood City Borough Building. “We have many anglers and boaters in the 10th District, and I hope they consider coming out to learn what Pennsylvania’s waterways have to offer this season,” Bernstine said. This seminar is free to attend and boating or fishing licenses are not required. A representative from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will discuss…


CCBC Named to Pennsylvania Business Centrak’s “Top 100 Organizations” List

Monaca, PA – Pennsylvania Business Central, a business and economic development publication that serves 23 counties throughout central Pennsylvania, has named Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) to its Top 100 Organizations List in recognition of the college’s contributions to community and economic development.  Pennsylvania Business Central solicits nominations from readers and consults with chambers of commerce to gather a pool of potential candidates for the Top 100 list of honorees. The newspaper’s editorial board ultimately selects the final 100. “It has always been Pennsylvania Business Central’s pleasure to welcome the new year by honoring 100 organizations in our readership…