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.

Cascade Park Pool Party: Come Hear How the Pool Is Coming Back!

New Castle, PA, November 4, 2015– On Tuesday November 10th United Way of Lawrence County along with local business leaders will unveil the plan to reopen the Cascade Park Pool. Project plans, operational guidelines and other important issues including security and sustainability will be presented. Come hear the truth about the real costs and why this is a doable project that has so many local business leaders getting on board. Joe Seminara of Pizza Joe’s will be hosting the pool party themed event at the “The Confluence” located at 214 East Washington Street, Downtown New Castle from 5:00 p.m. to…

Senator Vogel Announces Winners of the Scenes from the 47th Senatorial District Photo Contest

Sen. Elder Vogel, Jr. congratulated the winners of his first-ever calendar contest during a meeting with them at his Rochester district office on Thursday, Oct. 22. Hundreds of photographs showcasing the natural beauty of the 47th Senate District were submitted by neighbors eager to share their moments captured on camera. “I would like to thank not only the winners who submitted photos, but all of you who took the time to enter our contest,” Senator Vogel said. “All the photos submitted truly captured the splendor of our 47th District.” The Scenes From the 47th Senatorial District Calendars are available in…’s Annual Halloween Costume Contest

Due to the overwhelming success of previous years’ contests, proudly continues its fall tradition with the 2015 installment of the Halloween Costume Contest. Submissions begin TODAY, and go on through end-of-business on Nov. 2. All photos appear on’s Facebook page on Nov. 3. Then, voting commences on Nov. 3 and continues on until Nov. 10. To vote for your favorite photo, simply ‘like’ it, then ‘share’ it to obtain more votes from your friends! The top two photos that receive the most votes win cash prizes of $50 a piece, courtesy of The Rules: 1. Dress your…

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…

United Fund Annual Fund Campaign

The Ellwood City United Fund Board of Directors is announcing its annual fund campaign will start on Nov. 1, 2015 and end Dec. 31, 2015. The Annual Kick-Off will be a “Get Acquainted Mixer” to be held at Vinny’s Restaurant on Nov. 10, 2015 from 5 to 7 p.m. Free refreshments and appetizers will be provided, admission is free. This is a great opportunity to meet and learn about the agencies who provide Ellwood City with Professional and Human services. City Rescue Mission People-in-need Lark Enterprises Ellwood Family Center Ellwood Public Library Boy Scouts Girl Scouts Ellwood Education Foundation Human…

Moose Club Hosts Butterfly Foundation Bash

The Ellwood City Moose Lodge will host the Butterfly Foundation’s 4th Annual Butterfly Bash, in memory of Christina Whelan on Saturday, November 7 at 8 p.m. The event will feature a Chinese auction and DJ Franco. A $5 donation is requested. People are asked to bring a nonperishable food item to be donated to the food pantry. The Moose Lodge is located on 1400 Factory Ave.