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Mayor Presents Commendation to Samuel Teolis

Mayor Anthony Court presented a commendation to Samuel Teolis, owner and respected Director of Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory after 61 years as a Funeral Director in the Ellwood City area. Mr. Teolis’s basement of the funeral home recently became a member of the PA Museums Association, it is a museum of 19th Century America and the WWI and WWII. Teolis served on the Ellwood City Area School board for 6 years,  he served as Mayor for 4 years, he was appointed Lawrence County Deputy Coroner in 1955 and served for 38 years. He has served on the Veterans…


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CCBC And Geneva Sign Transfer Agreements for Eight Additional Programs

Monaca, PA – Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) and Geneva College are expanding their partnership to provide students with more opportunities as they pursue associate and bachelor’s degrees. Recently, the two local institutions met to sign new articulation agreements for eight CCBC associate degree programs that will transfer seamlessly to corresponding bachelor’s degree programs at Geneva. By signing the agreements, the two colleges will provide students with educational pathways that allow them to more efficiently build credentials in fields that address high-priority regional workforce needs. “Our long-standing partnership with Geneva is broadened and strengthened through these new agreements. As…


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Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of January 16, 2016

Activities taking place for the week at the Ellwood City Area Public Library are as follows: The library is closed on Monday, January 16, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 17. Tuesday, January 17, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Montana 1948,” by Larry Watson. New members are always welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the…


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Real Estate Transactions for December 2016

Courtesy of the Register & Recorder section of the Lawrence County Government Center in New Castle, the following are real estate transfers from the Ellwood City Area for December of 2016:     Ellwood City 227 Crescent Ave; Edward Casciato to William D. Viccari and Eileen M. McKelvey for $26,000. 517 Fountain Ave; Andrew R. and Jordan M. Snedeker to Ellwood City Borough for $57,000. 324 Hazel Ave; TWH of PA LLC to John Miskelly for $58,710. 215 Orchard Ave; Samuel D. and Margaret I. Ewing to Daniel Resanovich and Jessica Robbins Snider for $106,000. 908 Plymouth Lane; Shawn T….


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Portersville Christian School Open House

Portersville Christian School will hold an information Night/Open House on Monday January 23, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the church for families interested in enrolling students for the 2016-2017 school year. The school is accepting student applications and registrations prior to the release of next year’s tuition schedule at the end of March 2017. In addition to kindergarten, there are openings in most grade levels for fall 2017. Interested families who have students entering kindergarten and grades 7 & 9 are encouraged to apply early, since these grades tend to fill up fast. Portersville Christian School (PCS) provides a distinctively…


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Wolverines VS South Side Recap

Congratulations to the Ellwood City Wolverine Wrestling Team, who just finished their last section match against South Side and won 40-23 clinching the 2nd place spot in our subsection 1B with a section record of 4-1. The Wolverines will participate in the team WPIAL section playoffs January 25 location tbd. Craig Alberts, the Wolverines Wrestling coach provided the following match information: “Every one played a part in the win. We had to move Tyler Alberts, Donavin Chambers, Austin Walley, and Braden Strohecker up in weight to give us our best chances. Jake had a tough match and avoided the pin…


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PHOTOS: T&M Hardware to Expand

As you may already know, T&M Hardware on Fountain Ave., in Ellwood recently celebrated their 25th anniversary, and now they’re up to something else – expanding their parking area – something that the company has longed to do for almost 20 years. After purchasing three houses next to the store property they are finally able to expand their lot, which was something that customers suggested they do to make parking more efficient. “We listen to what our customers want the most, they’ve been so good to us and we want to do the same for them; they told us they…


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CCBC School of Aviation Sciences Receives Laurel Foundation Grant to Purchase New Flight Simulator

Monaca, PA – The Laurel Foundation, which focuses on supporting programs that offer long-term benefits for participants and the community by providing charitable grants for nonprofit organizations in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania, has gifted $50,000 to the CCBC Foundation to assist the College with purchasing a new, high-quality Redbird MCX flight simulator for the School of Aviation Sciences. “The CCBC School of Aviation Sciences relates directly to the mission of the Laurel Foundation in promoting vocational education in southwestern Pennsylvania, especially with respect to high impact, STEM-related career pathways,” said Executive Director Dayton Baker. “We are grateful to the Laurel…


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Police: 13 Year Old Charged After Making Death Threats to the Owners of Stolen Guns

A 13 year old student was apprehended by North Sewickley Police after his direct involvement in a stolen weapons and terroristic threat incident that occurred last week. After the teen was harassing a classmate via social media, the mother of the harassed peer attempted to contact the juveniles parents and during the phone call the teen threatened to shoot the woman – unknowingly to the woman he was referring to shooting her with two loaded hand guns that had been stolen from her husband by the harassing teen and a friend at an earlier occasion. The bullied teen suggested the…


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Freedom Healthcare Services Open House

Freedom Healthcare Services, located at 773  Pershing Street, is hosting an open house at their location on Wednesday, January 25 from 10a.m.-3p.m.. This is an opportunity to find out more about Freedom Healthcare Services and to ask questions about addiction and opioid dependency. Professional staff will be available for questions. Refreshments and catered lunch will be provided. Feel free to bring a friend or guest. If possible please RSVP to rgordon@freedomtreatment.com