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Hard to Recycle Event

The Lawrence County Hard to Recycle event will be on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 10a.m.-1p.m. Things that can be recycled are appliances, batteries, electronics, fluorescent lights, household hazardous wastes, and tires. Below is a list of items and the cost to recycle them.

BREAKING: Accident Involving Semi-Truck on Lawrence Ave

A FedEx truck collided with an SUV on Lawrence Avenue at approximately 9a.m. Police, firefighters and paramedics are at the scene. Updates to follow. UPDATE: Reports are stating the driver of the SUV ran the red light at the intersection of Sixth Street and Lawrence Avenue where she was then hit on the drivers side by the truck, causing significant damage to the drivers side doors. The SUV driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. She did not have any other passengers.  

Troopers, BC3 Police Investigate After Private Cadaver Dogs’ Alert on Campus

Butler, PA- An investigation by state police at Butler and Butler County Community College campus police continued Tuesday morning in a wooded portion of BC3’s main campus in Butler Township, where private cadaver dogs last weekend reportedly alerted handlers when approaching a mound of construction debris. Investigators processed the scene, according to Scott Richardson, BC3’s director of campus police and security. There did not appear to be recent activity near the construction debris, Richardson said Monday. He described the area as being dense with excessive vegetation overgrowth and having no adjacent walking trails. Although on college property, the site that…

Anthony Tollari III’s Benefit

Anthony Tollari III’s Benefit will be September 23rd at the SOI Club, Ellwood City, PA. A Wing Fest it will be from 7:00 – 11:00 pm. The benefit will host wings, food, and fun along with a Chinese Auction. More details to follow. The next meeting will be Thursday, August 10th at 7p.m., Eat-n-Park, Chippawa, PA. Questions can be directed to Kim, at 724-462-0994. Texts only during the day.

Wrap-up for the Four Day Bazaar

During the 51st Holy Redeemer four day annual Bazaar, monetary awards totaling $46,000 were awarded to ten lucky winners. The Bazaar concluded on a high note with the Summer-Cash Give-away marque award of $25,000. The awards are based on the PA Lottery evening first pick three- digit number drawn. The Lottery’s policy states that winners, if they allow their names to be publicized, will need to sign a lottery privacy clause release document. The winners are being contacted and in addition to receiving their monetary awards, are being informed of that policy. “Despite the bazaar, due to a bad rain…

The Public Works Construction is ‘Progressing Well’

The demolition of the Ellwood City Public Works Building and a few other surrounding lots is progressing well, according to Borough Manager, Robert Villella. As part of the Ellwood City Revitalization project, the demolition and rebuild of the Public Works Building was deemed one of the top necessities. “The previous building was extremely outdated and not efficient, and in some ways even dangerous for our workers, the layout was impractical, making it hard to store the necessary items, and it was becoming an eyesore in the community. Overall it was just in not only the workers best interest, but also…

Mayor’s Advisory Meeting

On Thursday, Mayor Court held the Mayor’s Advisory Committee meeting at Nico’s Restaurant on Wampum Avenue. During the breakfast meeting the Mayor advised members who the six winners for the 2017 Beautification Awards were and that each was presented with an Award Sign and a gift certificate from one of our local restaurants. Mayor Court combined the Community Awareness Night with the Crime Watch meeting when speaking at several locations throughout the area. Other discussions were that the Veterans Memorial Swimming Pool has been well run and used often this year by many community residents. The Mayor stated that the…

Real Estate Transactions for July 2017

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 July, 2017: Ellport Borough 1141 Church St; Ellport Society of the Church to Jeffrey Kinney for $10,000. 117 Duncan Ave; James A. and Carol L. Delisio to Judith A. Ketterer for $130,001. 105 state Ave; Valerie C. Venezie to Kyle Harn and Elisha L. Weber for $95,000. 223 State Ave; Lawrence County Tax Claim to Petti & Anderson Properties Investments LLC for $28,635.   Ellwood City 834 Bridge St; Ruth M. Cortez…

BC3 to Host OSHA Construction Standards, Trainer Courses

Butler, PA – Butler County Community College has entered into a host-site agreement with West Virginia University Safety and Health Extension to host Occupational Safety and Health Administration Training Institute Education Center courses on BC3’s main campus and at BC3 @ LindenPointe. An OSHA 510 Construction Standards course will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 5-8 on BC3’s main campus, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 10-13 at BC3 @ LindenPointe in Hermitage, according to Tom Baughman, BC3’s energy and safety specialist. An OSHA 500 Construction Trainer course will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct….

CCBC Revives Gift of $150,000

Monaca, PA – The Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) has received a $150,000 gift from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation to create and lead a tristate consortium of industry leaders, higher education providers, workforce development boards, and others in order to prepare a trained workforce for energy and advanced manufacturing jobs. Funding from the gift will enable CCBC to convene a diverse group of partners in order to address the economic, educational, and career opportunities within the tristate area’s energy and advanced manufacturing sector by providing leadership for training, curriculum alignment, educational offerings, and a coordinated approach to meeting…