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BC3 Golfers Come from Behind to Capture Fifth WPCC Title in Row

Apollo, PA – Anthony Lewis scooped the ball from the cup on No. 18 and with his free right hand extended, walked across the green at The Links at Spring Church to accept congratulations from Butler County Community College golf coach Bill Miller.  “Now,” Lewis told Miller, “I can finally break a smile.”  As could Michael Rozzi.  Lewis and Rozzi, BC3’s No. 3 and No. 4 golfers entering the two-day Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference championship, followed their lowest rounds of the season on Saturday with even lower ones on Sunday to finish first and second in the tournament and lead…


A Letter From the Borough: Political Signs on Borough Property

No candidate for political office, whether local, county, state or federal, shall post any political signs on Borough property without registering at the Municipal Building, 525 Lawrence Avenue, Ellwood City PA 16117. The registration procedure involves a $50 deposit, which will be returned if the following regulations are complied with: no sign shall be placed prior to four weeks before the date of election and must be removed within five days after the election. If the signs are left on Borough property after this time period, they will be removed by the Borough and the deposits will be retained. If…


CCBC and Shell Host Industrial Manufacturing Events for Veterans and Residents

Monaca, PA – Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) and Shell Oil Company are joining forces to host two events on Thursday, October 12 to inform and educate area residents about opportunities in Beaver County, including the jobs the ethane cracker plant will provide, the requirements and qualifications for employment, and the need to build a diverse regional workforce.   “As Beaver County and the region prepare for more abundant employment opportunities in the petrochemical industry, CCBC recognizes the importance of providing venues and opportunities for people to gain a thorough understanding of what the future holds and how to…


Portersville Christian School Fine Arts Committee Announces Fall Production of Antigone

Portersville, PA – Portersville Christian School’s Fine Arts Committee announces that a modern English translation of Sophocles’ Antigone will be presented Thursday, November 9, Friday, November 10 and Saturday November 11, at 7 PM each night, at the school, 343 East Portersville Road/Rt. 488 East, Portersville PA 16051. The Greek Tragedy is the third chronologically of Sophocles’ Theban plays. The director is Ryan Wise. King Oedipus has been banished from Thebes; his sons, Eteocles and Polynices, were to share the throne, ruling alternate years. Instead, Eteocles refused to relinquish power after his ruling year. Polynices raised a foreign army to…


BC3 Receives Third $1M Commitment in Past 38 Months

Butler, PA – Butler County Community College announced Friday a $1 million commitment from Janice Phillips Larrick, matching the two highest gifts in BC3’s 52-year history and representing the third such donation in the past 38 months. The commitment from Larrick, a former BC3 student, follows her $50,000 gift in March that also will benefit what BC3 President Dr. Nick Neupauer calls the school’s “hallmark” program – its highly competitive registered nursing program that accepts only 70 of its more than 200 annual applicants. “Mrs. Larrick,” Neupauer said, “is an incredibly special person. A former student at the college, she…


Lincoln High Grad Sparks BC3 to Golf Victories for Fourth Time in Row

(Greensburg, PA)  — Tyler Good, a 2017 Lincoln High graduate in his fourth appearance with the Butler County Community College golf team, shot a 2-over-par 74 Friday to lead BC3 for the fourth consecutive match and to victories against Westmoreland County Community College and Penn State-Fayette at Valley Green Golf and Country Club.  BC3 (12-1) posted a score of 311 on the 6,166-yard course in topping Westmoreland (327) and Penn State-Fayette (330).  In addition to Friday, Good was also BC3’s medalist on Sept. 24 by shooting a 4-over 76 over the Community College of Allegheny County-Boyce at Pittsburgh North Golf Club, Bakerstown;…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of October 2, 2017

 Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, October 2, through Saturday, October 7 – The library’s Annual Book Sale will take place. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Monday will also feature a bake sale. A wide variety of books, DVDs, Audio CDs and more will be available at the sale. Saturday is “Bag Day” which offers an opportunity for shoppers to purchase a bag full of books of their choosing for $5. The…


Ellwood City Birthday Celebration

The Ellwood City Historical Society is planning an open house on September 28-30 to celebrate Ellwood City’s 125 birthday. Featured will be cake, refreshments, and prizes. Over 1000 priceless photos of friends, neighbors and relatives will be available for viewing and taking! More information on the newsletter below.


Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting

Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Please join the Relay for Life team for their first meeting of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ellwood on Thursday, October 12th at 6pm. They will be meeting at The Beanery, 212 Portersville Road in Ellport, (the old La Isla Mexican Restaurant) and celebrating the 2017 event and beginning plans for our 2018 event. Your input and support is welcome! The Beanery has some great food and you are welcome to order Dutch Treat. The Beanery also does flavored lattes, frapps, capps and milk shakes. The meeting will be…


Lincoln High Grad Fires 76, Sparks BC3 to Win for Third Time in Three Outings

Bakerstown, PA – Tyler Good, a 2017 graduate of Lincoln High School in his third appearance with the Butler County Community College golf team, led the Pioneers to victory for the third consecutive match by firing a 3-over 76 Sunday against the Community College of Allegheny County-Boyce at Pittsburgh North Golf Course. Good’s 76 was a stroke better than that of CCAC-Boyce’s Holden Hitchcock. Good shot a 76 on Sept. 15 at The Links at Spring Church Golf Course in Apollo to lead BC3 past Westmoreland County Community College; and an 81 on Sept. 19 to spark BC3 past CCAC-Boyce…