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…

Kyree’s Dream Team “Eat at Pizza Joe’s” Fundraiser

Let Pizza Joe’s make your lunch and dinner and support Kyree’s Dream Team at the same time! All you need to do is call your order in to Pizza Joe’s Ellwood City and bring this flyer with you. Pizza Joe’s Ellwood City will donate 15 percent of your order back to Kyree’s Dream Team! The event is Tuesday, Jan. 5. Pick up only. In order to make the most money for Kyree’s Dream Team we can not accept any coupons, discounts or specials with this fundraiser. Offer valid at Ellwood City Pizza Joe’s Only. 128 Spring Ave. Ellwood City, PA….

Veterans’ Specialist to Visit Gibbons’ Office Next Week

State Rep. Jaret Gibbons, D-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence, today announced he will host veterans’ specialist Stephanie Bengoa in his Ellwood City office from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13 to lend help to veterans and their families. Bengoa, of the American Legion’s Veterans Assistance program, will be in Gibbons’ office to assist veterans with understanding what benefits they have earned, filing appeals to existing claims, enrolling in the Veterans Administration health care system and any other question regarding benefits. Gibbons’ Ellwood City office is at 438 Line Ave. No appointment is necessary. Constituents with questions can contact Gibbons’ office at 724-752-1133.

ROAR Presents Masters of Magic Show

Riverside Outdoor Athletic Renovation (ROAR) will be holding magic show fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 16. The show will feature the Mystic Magicians of Beaver Valley: Dave Lawrence, Ray Lucas, Bob Mullins, Don Moody, Bill Cornelius, Brad Brown, Dick Rectenwald and Frank Kietzke. The show will be held at the Riverside High School Auditorium. At 6:30 p.m., there will be a close-up magic show followed by a stage show at 7:30. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students. Tickets may be purchased at and will be available at the door.

New Dimension Comics Comes to Ohio Valley Mall Jan. 16, 2016

Pennsylvania comic book chain New Dimension Comics is expanding into Ohio. A grand opening celebration will be held Saturday, Jan. 16 at our newest location in the Ohio Valley Mall (St Clairsville) from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. At over 10,000 square feet, this is one of the largest locations in the chain. Attendees can take advantage of our day-long sales, such as 10 to 50 percent off select products. All attendees will have a chance to win one of our hourly door prizes. New Dimension Comics is more than just comics. We will be hosting a Yu-Gi-Oh card gaming…

Relay for Life Upcoming Events

Paint Your World Purple: Paint and Sip Kick-Off Party Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 2:30 to 4 p.m. By request we are having another paint party at Vinny’s on 620 Beaver Ave. from 2 to 4 p.m. Our leader this year will be local artist Steve Totin. He will walk us through the steps to create a one of a kind picture. No need to be embarrassed- everyone’s eye is different when looking at images, and it’s fun to see the different takes on the same image. This is not only for Relay Teams. The public is welcomed to join us…

Library Activities Week of December 21st

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, Dec. 22, at 3:30 p.m. – Creative Writing Workshop for students in 9th grade and up. The group meets twice each month to share their work and discuss writing tips and techniques. New members are always welcome, so call the library now for more information. The library will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (Dec. 24 and 25) and will resume normal hours on Saturday, December 26. In addition, the library will be open from 9 a.m. to Noon on New Year’s Eve (Dec….

Chewton Churches Present Outdoor Nativity Program

The Chewton Baptist Church and Chewton Christian Church invite all to their outdoor Nativity program. The program is Sunday, Dec. 20 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Chewton Christian Church. There will be combined choirs and child actors from both churches with an inspiring Christmas message. The program will be outdoors, so please dress warmly. There will be benches for seating, and visitors are welcome to bring their own chairs. Coffee, hot chocolate and cookies will be served in the church following the program.

Final Holiday Merchant Award Awarded

On Tuesday, Mayor Court presented to Patty Kuhn, owner of Posies by Patty, with the final 2015 “Holiday Merchant Awards” for the beautiful Holiday Window display at her business. Patty received a window display award sign and a gift certificate from a local restaurant. Mayor Court would like to thank everyone who participated in making this annual event such a success. He wishes all the Ellwood City residents and businesses a Happy Holiday Season and a very healthy and prosperous New Year for 2016.  

Mayors Presents Second Round of Holiday Merchant Awards

On Monday, Mayor Anthony J. Court presented two more Holiday Merchant Awards to the owners of A Bella Boutique and another to Venezie Sporting Goods and Apparel for their holiday window displays. Both businesses were nominated by residents and/or fellow businesses who thought their window decorations show the true spirit of the Holiday season. Receiving a window display award sign and a gift certificate for the Venezie’s Sporting Goods and Apparel were Eric Venezie and Samantha Brewer, marketing consultants, and Vanessa Botti, Operations Manager. Receiving a window display award sign and gift certificate for A Bella Boutique was owner Genine…