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Club Hope Talent Show this Friday

The annual Lincoln High School Club Hope talent show will be this Friday, Nov. 20 at the Lincoln High School Auditorium. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Cost is a $3 donation at the door. A bake sale will be available. All proceeds benefit Club Hope and the many wonderful things they are able to do for those battling cancer in our Ellwood City community. Please be as supportive as you possibly can! Never give up…there is always hope!


Ellwood City Christmas Parade set for Dec. 5

The annual Ellwood City Christmas Parade will march down Lawrence Ave. Dec. 5 at 3:30 p.m. Staging will take place in the Holy Redeemer School parking lot. Participants are encouraged to arrive before 2:45 and enter the lot at Crescent Ave. and Third St. Judging will take place during the parade. Anyone interested in participating in the parade should call Scott Golmic, Parade Director, at 724-816-0498. After the parade, families are invited to the opening night of Christmas in the Park from 5 to 9 p.m. Come visit with Santa Claus (starting at 5:30) and enjoy a free horse and…


Wampum Light Up the Town and Parade

Wampum Light Up the Town will feature a fireworks display this year! Mimi and Jerry Davis have long been supporters of the Wampum community and decided to make a special contribution this year by paying for the display and pyrotechnics of New Castle. The usual festivities and entertainment of Light Up the Town will be on Wampum’s Main Street and the fun begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday Dec. 3rd. Two days later on Saturday Dec. 5th, Wampum’s 43rd Christmas Parade will wind its way through Wampum starting at 1 p.m. If you have never been to the Wampum Parade,…


Relay for Life Upcoming Events

Looking For A Few Good Persons As the Ellwood City Relay For Life starts its 2016 year, we are in search of individuals that are outstanding in working with the community to lead our committee to greater rewards than in years past. Even if you have just a few moments in your busy schedule, we could use your guidance and knowledge. Openings are in the areas of Chairperson, Sponsorship, Team recruitment, Chinese Auction, Logistics, and Survivors. You are invited to join us at our committee meetings to learn more about these openings and other places your service can be helpful…


Registration for Wampum Christmas Parade Treat Bags

Registration for Wampum Christmas Parade treat bags from Santa begins today. The treat bags, which Santa gives to the children immediately following the annual Wampum Area Christmas parade, are free for Wampum area residents and cost $7 per bag for non-residents. You must register and pay for treat bags in advance at the Wampum Municipal Building on Main Street Extension. Registration dates are: 6pm to 8pm Friday Nov. 6th& 10 am to noon Saturday Nov. 7th 6pm to 8pm Friday Nov 13th & 10am to noon Saturday Nov 14th 6pm to 8pm Friday Nov 20th& 10am to noon Saturday Nov…


Ellwood City United Fund: Get Acquainted Mixer

We cordially invite you to our “Get Acquainted Mixer” to be held at Vinny’s Restaurant on November 10, 2015 from 5 to 7 p.m. This is a great opportunity to meet and learn about the Agencies who provide Ellwood City with Professional and Human Services. City Rescue Mission Lawrence Blind Assn Ellwood Family Center People-In-Need Big Brother/Sister Ellwood Library Lark Enterprises Unicenter- H/S Boy & Girl Scouts Each agency will give a summary of services provided to Ellwood City residents and will be available for questions. Please feel free to bring your friends, free refreshments and appetizers will be available,…


Christmas in the Park Volunteers Wanted

The behind the scenes work for Ellwood City’s”Christmas In the Park” is underway! Volunteers will be stringing lights and setting up displays in Ewing Park this Saturday, November 7, from 12:00pm-3:00pm. If you are interested in helping, you are invited to enjoy pizza and refreshments at 11:30am. Please RSVP if you are available! Christmas in the Park Co-chairs Scott Golmic – (724) 816-0498 Therese McShea – (724) 321-1226


Parent Meeting for Ellwood Winter Sports

Attention all parents of winter sports athletes: There will be a mandatory parent meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 in the Lincoln High School Cafeteria at 7:30 PM. If your child plans to participate in any winter sport, a parent or guardian must be present.


Community Partnership Recognized for Service to United Fund

Connie MacDonald, president of the United Fund presented to Susann Bleakney a check for her support for the Community Partnership of Ellwood City. The United Fund, which assists local organizations who provide a variety of services to the public has offered their support to one of Lawrence Count agencies. The Community Partnership opened its doors to help bridge the gap between available services and those in need in our Ellwood City area. The Community Partnership located at 309 Fifth street is open Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5p.m.


Author Uses Local Citizens as Inspiration for New Book Series

Local author Nancy K. Wallace’s second set of children’s theater books was published in September by ABDO Publishing Inc. and some of the themes and characters may seem familiar. Reader’s Theater: How to Put on a Production Set 2 includes six titles that cover a year of holidays: Groundhogs and Guinea Pigs, Fettuccine and Four Leaf Clovers, Pickles and Parks, Medals and Memorials, Ghosts and Gummy Worms, and Turkey and Takeout. Medals and Memorials, a Memorial Day play was inspired by local medal of honor recipient Sgt. Leslie Sabo. The dedication reads: In Memory of Sgt. Leslie Sabo, a friend…