Events

Beaver County Teaming Up with United Way to Help Fight Hunger

Beaver, PA- The Beaver County Commissioner’s announced today that the County partnering with the United Way’s Scouting for Food Campaign. Area residents and employees can bring non-perishable items to the courthouse or any county satellite office during the month of April. Boxes and signage will be located at the front and back entrances of the courthouse, in the Commissioners’ Office, and at the entrances of the county satellite offices. There are currently 12 food banks in Beaver County that are run by the Salvation Army that feed approximately 4,000 people a month. All food donated will help those in need….


Library Activities for Week of April 18, 2016

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, April 18, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Year of Wonders,” by Geraldine Brooks. More information is available by calling the library at 724-758-6458. Tuesday, April 19, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — “Family Laptime,” an interactive story time for babies as young as 6 months old as well as for toddlers and preschoolers. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays and more. This will be the final session for the spring, but “Family Laptime” will…


Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group Guest Speaker

Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related Dementia? Have you felt like you have gotten lost in the world of being a care provider? Could you use an evening out with people who are going through similar experiences that you can relate to? Is it time to take care of you, your issues and your needs? Learn practical care giving information Get mutual support Learn about local community resources Find solutions to challenging behaviors Special Guest speaker: – Constituent Services Coordinator with The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter Date: Wednesday May 4, 2016 Time: 6p.m. to 7…


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…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of 4-11-2016

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. – Classics Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Anatomy of a Murder,” by Robert Traver. New members are always welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Tuesday, April 12, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — “Family Laptime,” an interactive story time for babies as young as 6 months old as well as for toddlers and preschoolers. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays and more. This spring session runs through April 19. Call…


Zelienople Church presents “Songs For A New World”

“Songs for a New World” is, according to composer Jason Robert Brown, “about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back.” With a rousing score that blends elements of pop, gospel, and jazz and featuring tight harmonies and darling vocals, Songs for a New World transports its audience from the deck of a Spanish sailing ship bound for a new land, to the ledge of a New York penthouse. Characters range from a young man in the Bronx who dreams of becoming a famous basketball…


Hitched and Unhitched: February and March

Western Pennsylvania experienced a mild winter and early start to spring this year and perhaps some scheduled weddings wee moved outdoors. The February and March update of Hitched and Unhitched has 10 marriages and five divorces. Check it out: Hitched and Unhitched


Class of 1954 March Meeting

Pudue La Cava hosted the 1954 Lincoln Class “Life is a Beach” Committee at her Mt. Vernon Drive home at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 17. The session began with a luncheon observing St. Patrick’s Day, provided by La Cava, Pinky Maielli, Ann Amadio, Ilene Gardner, James Spielvogel, Jan Keenan, James Gillespie and Clemmy Sirimarco. Gardner provided her cake in honor of LaCava’s birthday, and they served the group. Co-Chairman Spielvogel conducted the business session that followed. Gillespie reported on the fundraising activity and tickets were distributed for March. Sirimarco gave a financial report updating to current as no meeting…


Come join us for Breakfast at the Ellwood Masonic Lodge

Come join us for breakfast at Ellwood Lodge #599 on 512 Crescent Avenue, Ellwood City. Join us for breakfast on April 9 and May 14 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The breakfasts will be held at the Ellwood Lodge Building on the 1st Floor. The cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children (up age 10) for all you can eat scrambled eggs, hash browns, sausage, bacon, pancakes, toast, orange juice and coffee. Proceeds from the breakfasts benefit the Masonic Hall Association and other community projects.


Portersville Christian School Open House/Information Night on April 26

An Open House/Information Night for prospective students and their families will be held at Portersville Christian School, 343 E. Portersville Road, Portersville, Pa., on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 7 p.m. Families interested in learning about enrollment for the 2016-17 school year are invited to attend. Portersville Christian School (PCS) provides a distinctively Christian education to students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. PCS is the only fully-accredited Christian school in the Butler-Lawrence-Mercer county area that offers comprehensive education through the high school level as well as Fine Arts and Athletics programs. The school’s strong academic background is evidenced by high…