Events

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…


EllwoodCity.org’s Annual Halloween Costume Contest

Due to the overwhelming success of previous years’ contests, EllwoodCity.org 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 EllwoodCity.org’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 EllwoodCity.org. 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.


Richard Hogue Replenishment Blood Drive

There will be a blood drive on Monday, November 16 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Ellwood City Family Center on 311 College St, Ellwood City, PA. The blood drive is in honor of Richard Hogue. Visit centralbloodbank.org and click to make an appointment and search with group code Z0020906. You may also call Central Blood Bank at 1-866-DONORS-1. Central Blood Bank is the not for profit organization that supplies the blood products and transfusion-related services to more than 40 area hospitals in western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, and eastern Ohio. All participating donors will receive Central Blood Bank…


Teen Suicide Seminar For Adults and Teens

Teen Suicide Seminar For Adults and Teens Thursday, November 5 & 12, 2015, 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. One in 23 U.S. teens has attempted suicide, according to a new national study, and one in eight has thought about it. As a parent what do you do, how can you tell if your teen is in distress? How do you move on if you have lost your child to suicide? Come to North Sewickley Presbyterian Church, 106 Chapel Drive, right across from Shakespeare’s Castle to find out more. Two discussion groups will be in session to help both the parents/adults…


Wurtemburg United Methodist Second Saturday Soup Supper November

The Wurtemburg United Methodist Church will have a ‘Second Saturday’ Soup Supper on October 10 from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Soups include stuffed pepper and veggie beef. There will also be Italian bread, homemade rolls, dessert, beverages, and refills. Dine-in and take out are both $5. Children under 5 are free. Quarts of soup are $5 and grilled cheese sandwiches are $1. Come, relax and enjoy fresh homemade soups and desserts. We look forward to serving you! Wurtemburg United Methodist Church is located at  1244 Portersville Road (Rt 488 by 3rd Bridge), Ellwood City, PA 16117. For more information, call…


Corona D’Italia Columbus Day Dinner

Corona D’Italia Lodge #807 held their Columbus Day Dinner on Tuesday, October 13, 5 p.m. at the Wolverine Restaurant. Treasurer Louise Vitullo and her member daughter Patti Kuhn registered the attendees upon arrival. Trustee Pudue La Cava directed seating and ushered the guests. Orator Valerie Valentino provided and presented favors of a pen with light and a 2016 pocket planner to each person in attendance. She was assisted by the sentinel Lois Di Frischia. Master of Ceremonies Mary Quintanilla photographed the event. President Clemmy Sirimarco voiced the welcome expressing the honoring of Christopher Columbus for his determination to find the…


Jim Hendricks, International Christian Pianist, In Concert!

Jim Hendricks, International Christian Pianist, will be performing at the Wurtemburg Methodist Church on Saturday, November 15 at 4:30 p.m. The concert is open to the public. A free-will offering will be taken and refreshments provided afterwards. Jim Hendricks has performed more than 1,200 Christian concerts in churches all across the land, including three appearances at the Crystal Cathedral. He has authored a book, made 13 piano recordings and performed on ABC, CBS, TBN, and PAX. Hendricks will also be playing during our regular 10:20 a.m. worship service. The Wurtemburg Methodist Church is located on 1244 Portersville Rd, Rt488, Ellwood…