Ellwood City Senior/Parent Recognition Night

The Senior/Parent Recognition Night will be taking place on October 20 and the schedule of events is as following: 6:00 – Parents/escorts arrive at Helling Stadium (please report to the end zone by the baseball field) 6:15 – Parents and athletes will be aligned alphabetically beginning with the football team 6:30 – Pre-game show Marching Blue Band 6:40 – Introduction of parents and athletes 7 – Riverside vs. Ellwood City

United Fund Kick-Off Event

The Ellwood City United Fund is holding a “Get Acquainted Mixer” from 5pm to 7pm at Nico Luciano’s Cafe located at 324 Wampum Avenue, Ellwood City. Everyone is invited to attend, admission is free, free refreshments and appetizers will be available and there will be door prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Please bring your friends and family for an enjoyable evening. Each agency will give a summary of services provided to Ellwood City residents and will be available for questions. The money raised is distributed to the agencies that serve the needs of the area and community. Agencies include: The…

Renew and Revive Art Show

The details of the Renew and Revive Art Show taking place at Dayspring Gifts on 6th Street in Ellwood City have been finalized. The art show will consist of a variety of art from four local area artists, including local legend Woodrow Cowher, fantasy photographer and designer Cassandra Douglas, diverse painter Kate Hiser, and multi-skilled artist and designer Katie Keally. Each artist’s bio is below. The reception will be held on Thursday, November 9 from 7-9p.m. and will be open to the public. Poetry reading will be held this day. Complimentary food and dessert will be available. Although the entry…

Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of October 16, 2017

Activities scheduled at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, October 16, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “One in a Million Boy,” by Monica Wood. New members are welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Tuesday, October 17, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — Family Laptime, designed for babies as young as 6 months of age, toddlers and preschoolers. This fall session will be held weekly on Tuesdays. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays and more. Registration is requested, so call the…

Riverside Haunted Hayride Starts Tonight

The Riverside annual Haunted Hayride, sponsored by Riverside Outdoor Athletic Renovation (ROAR) starts tonight from 7-9p.m. The Haunted Hayride is one of several fundraisers conducted by ROAR throughout the year. Nearly 200 volunteers come together to create a fun event for the community, and over 1100 people enjoyed the experience. This year, Roar has had the assistance of a Riverside alumni, John Guerrini. He has been the mastermind behind many of tge scene of this year’s hayride. He created props and eerie creatures. His work can be found on his Facebook page called Omega FX. This year a walking trail…

Eastern Star Pulled Pork Dinner

The Eastern Star Pulled Pork Dinner will be hosted on Saturday, October 14 from 4p.m.-7p.m. at the Christ Presbyterian Church in Ellwood City. Tickets are available at the door, adults are $10 and children 4-11 are $8. Children 3 and under eat for free. Menu will consist of pulled pork, sauerkraut, roasted potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls, dessert and beverage.

Instructions for Participating in Halloween Parade

The annual Ellwood City Halloween Parade will march down Lawrence Avenue Saturday, October 28 at 3:30. The parade will start at the intersection of 4th Street and Lawrence Avenue and end at the intersection of 8th Street and Lawrence Avenue. Staging will take place in the Holy Redeemer School parking lot. Participants are encouraged to arrive before 2:45 and enter the lot at Crescent Avenue and 3rd Street. Parents may drop off their children on Crescent Avenue between 3rd Street and 4th Street. After the parade, participants can return to the lot via Crescent Avenue to disband. Anyone interested in…

Lincoln High School Class of 1968 Fiftieth Reunion Committee Meeting

The Lincoln High School Class of 1968 Fiftieth Reunion Organizing Committee will be holding a planning meeting on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 7:00 pm at the SOI on Lawrence Ave. Anyone wishing to be involved with the reunion are welcome to attend. Please call Duane Maietta on 724-513-8111 for more details.

Haunted Hill View Manor Offers Free Halloween Trick or Treat

Some of you may remember the spooky tales of Haunted Hill View Manor we posted about last year, and if not, you can still read it here. This year, the Manor will be hosting a kid’s Trick or Treat event, details of events are listed below: Trick or Treat: 6:30 pm – 9:00p.m. on October 20, 2017 6:30 pm parade around building 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm Trick or treat 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm $5 kid friendly short tours available. All proceeds will be donated to the Shenango Police Dog which will be in attendance. TRICK OR TREAT IS…

Free Community Concert at Lincoln High

The Ellwood City Community Enrichment is hosting a free concert at the LHS Auditorium this Saturday. The concert will be performed by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band from Virginia. It is scheduled to start at 7p.m. To learn more about the Heritage Band, you can go to their website here.