Hartman Students to Showcase Robotic Creations at Public Event

The fifth and sixth grade students from the Hartman Arts and Bot Summer School Club will be showcasing their work Friday June 9th from 9:30-11AM at Ellwood City Public Library. Animated robotic animals from the picture book, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do See? by Erie Carle will be on display. Mentored by teachers, Alan Marsh, Matt Skoczylas, and Scott Setzenfand, students built robots from cardboard and craft material. Using a “Hummingbird Kit” circuit board, they programmed the robots to light up and move! The students recently participated in a “Jurassic Library” event, pictures and additional information about the Arts…

Relay for Life Leadership Meeting

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting Tuesday, June 6, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.  This is the final planning meeting for “Paint The Town Purple”, at the National Grind on Lawrence Avenue in Ellwood City.  We will be putting the final touches on the event schedule, vendor and team spaces on the street, Bark For Life in the Farmers market parking lot and many other important things happening during the event.  Please join us if you are a team captain to find out about team shirts and what teams need to know.   Paint the Town Purple Relay for Life…

The Sweet Shop Opening This Weekend

According to a live video posted by the owners of the Sweet Shop, the Lawrence Avenue shop is set to open this Saturday, June 3! They will be open from 8a.m. until the evening and will offer customers a variety of home made cookies, cupcakes, candy, chocolate covered fruit, and ice cream. “We are so excited and we hope Ellwood is just as excited as we are.” Watch their posted video below:

Faith Fellowship Baptist Church Seeks Youth for Vacation Bible School

Faith Fellowship Baptist Church, located right besides Domino’s Pizza in Ellport, is currently seeking students for their vacation bible school (VBS) during June 12-14. There is no cost for the VBS and a light snack will be provided Monday and Tuesday, and on Wednesday there will be a pizza party. Bible study is centered around learning about Jesus Christ while having fun participating in games, making crafts,  and being with other children/teens. Details for parents: Upon initial drop off,  please stop in to register your child in order to document emergency contact information as well as any specific allergies, etc….

VIDEO: Ellwood City Memorial Day Parade

The Ellwood City Memorial Day Parade was held Monday morning, honoring the men and women that died in military service for the United States of America. The parade started at 10 a.m. on the Veterans Memorial Bridge and concluded at the memorial park on Spring Avenue near Circle Playground with a free community picnic.

Ellwood City Farmers’ Market Set to Open for the Season

The Ellwood City Farmers Market located at the The Beaver Avenue Parking Lot (500 Block) will be opening again for the season starting this Saturday, June 3. A wide variety of things will be sold at the market mostly including homemade and organic items and food. The market will run every Saturday during the summer through October 7th from 8:00a.m. until noon. Live music from 9:00 – 11:00a.m. Free parking downtown.

Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for the Week of May 29, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a new concept in helping to reduce the stresses of everyday life. Everyone is welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. This program will move to Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. starting on June 12 through August 9 because of Summer Reading Program activities. Thursday, June 1, at 6:00 p.m. — Adult Knitting Group. Members, who provide their own materials, meet weekly to work on individual projects. Call the library for more…

Ellwood City Relay for Life Events

Paint The Town Purple Survivor Luncheon Sunday, June 4, 2017 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. Join us as we celebrate our survivors at the Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hill on Portersville Road with a luncheon.  This is free to all survivors and a guest prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hall.  Entertainment will be performed by magician T J Hill, plus door prizes and a basket auction.  Vic Rangel and Anna Main are the guest speakers, come hear their amazing stories.  Relay For Life survivor shirts will be received at this time.  For more information contact Donna Kish at 724-758-9856 or e-mail…

Paint the Town Purple Event

Cancer is a disease that affects millions of people around the world yearly – that’s why the American Cancer Society holds their signature and most successful fundraiser, Relay for Life, to raise funds for cancer research in the hopes of ultimately improving cancer survival rates, decrease the incidents of cancer, and improve the quality of life for those affected by the disease. Almost four million people in over 5,000 communities across the United States take part in Relay events, many of which are cancer survivors themselves. Breast cancer survivor and member of the Ellwood City Relay for Life committee, Jackie…

Windy Ridge Dairy to Host 6th Annual Milk Fest

Windy Ridge Dairy Farm is hosting their 6th annual Milk Fest on June 3. The public is invited to have some fun on the farm – hay rides, farm tours, kids games, milk chugging, good food and ice cream will all be part of the festivities.   The schedule of events is as following: 10a.m. hayrides & farm tours begin 11a.m. kids games begin and run until 4p.m. 11:30a.m. 12 and under quart chug must be signed up by 11a.m. and only first 15 get to chug 12:30p.m. free giant ice cream sundae 1p.m. half gallon chug must be signed…