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Fashion Show and Tea

The Ellwood City Art Club will be hosting an “April Fool Fashion Show and Tea” event, Saturday April 1, 2017 from 1p.m.-3:30p.m. The event will take place at Day Springs Gifts, 316 6th Street, Ellwood City, and will include tea, cookies, music, and entertainment. Proceeds go to producing a coloring book featuring new and seasoned artists from the local community. Adult tickets are $7, 18 and under are $5.


PPA Factors, Energy Costs and Consumption Comparison for billings Dec. 2016 – March 2017

The attached information is being provided in order to inform Ellwood City Electric customers of the effect the reduction in the Transmission and Capacity charges set by PJM has had upon the Rate Adjustments (PPA Factor) and customer billings during the months of December 2016 through the upcoming billing in March 2017. Comparisons of PPA components (energy purchases, American Municipal Power-power charges, as well as Transmission and Capacity Charges) were used. The Rate Adjustment is added to the electric bill of each user, residential, commercial and industrial. The Rate Adjustment for December of 2016 dropped to 2.71 cents from 4.11…


Ellwood City Area Historical Society Event

Do you have memories of the Perry School in Wurtemburg? What was it like when you went there?  Who were the teachers?  What interesting story would you like to tell? Louise Carroll from the Ellwood City Ledger will be at the Ellwood City Area Historical Society at 310 Fifth Street, from 1 to 4 PM on Thursday February 23, to talk to you, and if you want to talk about something else, she will be ready to listen. You are invited to come in anytime in the scheduled period to visit and browse the History Center. Have a cup of…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of February 20, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: The library will be closed on Monday, February 20, in observance of the Presidents’ Day Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, February 21. Tuesday, February 21, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “All the Light We Cannot See,” by Anthony Doerr. New members are always welcome. More information is available by calling the library at 724-758-6458. Tuesday, February 21, at 3:30 p.m. – The Library Anniversary Committee will meet to discuss future activities and fundraisers. New…


Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce Proud to be Involved in Small Town-Big Living

Raymond Santillo, the Director of the Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce sent out the following letter in gratitude to the communities continued support: “As many of you may know, I am currently the Director of the Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce {ECACC}. I am very proud to lead this enthusiastic group of volunteers that serve our area. I write this to inform our EC Area as an update to Chamber activities and membership. First I continue to ask all residents in our Chamber area (Ellwood City, Wampum, Marion, Wayne, North Sewickley, Perry, Portersville, Big Beaver, Franklin, Ellport, New…


Bernstine Announces State Funding to Help Area Veterans

ELLWOOD CITY — Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) announced today that three organizations in the 10th District dedicated to assisting local veterans received more than $15,000 in grant funding through the Pennsylvania Veterans’ Trust Fund (VTF). The Beaver County Office of Veterans Affairs received $7,500, and the Lawrence County Office of Veterans Affairs received $3,000 to enhance outreach for veterans. Additionally, the Pennsylvania Veterans Assistance Fund of Beaver Falls in Beaver County received $5,000 for services related to assist with veteran homelessness, post-traumatic stress and chemical exposure. “More than 900,000 veterans call Pennsylvania home, and many of them live here in…


Government Contracting Training Event

The Northwest Commission Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), in partnership with the Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation and the Duquesne University SBDC, will present a free training seminar entitled “Government Contracting Basics and Getting Ready for the Government Market” on Thursday, March 9, from 10:00 A.M. – Noon at The Confluence, 214 East Washington Street, New Castle PA 16101. This workshop will provide an introduction to government contracting and cover the basics of doing business with government agencies including registrations, regulations, certifications and other factors to consider when getting ready to enter this market….


Private Investigators Promise Landlord Judgement Recovery

American Business Resource LLC (ABR), a local company staffed with qualified private investigators, has recently expanded their offered services to cater to a common problem for landlords – judgment recovery. Judgement recovery is often a tricky court settlement since tenants often times will leave without any further notice of address change or updated contact information, leaving the landlord at a standstill for receiving a settlement. “Landlords often end up in situations where they are stiffed, either their tenants don’t pay rent or their bills and the landlord is left to pick up the tab,” Dave Gulish, the company’s founder stated,…


Ellwood City Area Historical Society Scholarship

The Ellwood City Area Historical Society will be awarding a $1,500 scholarship to a graduating senior in 2017 who has been accepted in an institiuation of higher learning. Official flyer with full details below.