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Small Business Saturday in Ellwood

Don’t forget to support the small businesses in Ellwood this Saturday. Below are flyers from the Ellwood City Chamber of Commerce about the county wide scavenger hunt and events in the plaza taking place on Saturday! Here is our article from last year about the benefits of shopping locally: Many of us call Ellwood City home- including dozens of small business owners who rely on the communities support to keep their doors open. From farmers markets to hair salons and everything in between, you can find just about any item or service here while also supporting our local small businesses;…


Phone Scam Warning

There have been several phone scams floating around lately and State Representative Aaron Bernstine just posted another phone scam warning:


Ellwood City Area Historical Society: Foundries of Freedom

This is the third of four releases presented by the Ellwood City Historical Society concerning the “We Can Do It!”, exhibit to be held at the History Center, 310 Fifth Street, Ellwood City. FOUNDRIES OF FREEDOM “Soldiers of production” accurately describes the nearly 7,000 men and women who worked in the mills of Ellwood City during World War II.  Though not called to serve in the military, they were one of the most important cogs in the United States war machine.  It’s no exaggeration to claim that they were a major reason for the Allied victory in the War. Virtually…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of November 20, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, November 20, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “The Eastern Shore,” by Ward Just. New members are welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, November 22, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a program designed to help reduce the stresses of everyday life. Everyone is welcome, so call the library for more information. The library will…



Tipsy Turkey Trail Event

Gobble til’ you wobble! The Tipsy Turkey Trail is back Saturday, November, 18th from 12-10PM. This is a one-day, scavenger hunt based trail that will start at Knockin’ Noggin and finish at Nova Cellars. Find all 16 turkeys hidden throughout the trail, and win a prize! For this trail we have paired with the Lawrence County Crisis Shelter to collect donations. Bring any 10 items off of our acceptable donation list to receive 15% off products purchased on the trail and 20% off Christmas Trail tickets when purchased that day. To view the list of acceptable donations visit www.nova.wine/tipsy-turkey-trail Tickets…


2017-2018 United Fund Campaign

Goal : $ 50,000.00         Raised to Date( Oct 31, 2017)  – $15,634.00 HELP KEEP US COVERED The Ellwood City area United Fund campaign is now under way. The 2017-2018 campaign runs until December 31, 2017. We are an independent local United Fund with absolutely no paid staff or administration. You can be assured that your donation stays here in Ellwood City. Join The growing list of supporters and help ” KEEP US COVERED”  for the future:   Lori Dunham                    Doc Barsoti                    Petes Uptown Beer distribution Lynn Campbell                 John Conway                 Stonecrest Golf Course Fox Run Golf Course       Delmar Golf Course       Loccisano’s…


Riverside Varsity Softball to Host Pancake Breakfast

The Riverside High School Varsity Softball will be hosting a pancake breakfast at Lillyville Church, from 8:30a.m. – 11:30a.m. this Saturday, November 18. There will be a wide variety of pancakes to choose from including buttermilk, buckwheat, blueberry and chocolate chip. There will even be a topping bar! Three baskets will be raffled off including two Panther baskets and one Steelers basket. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for 55+, $5 for veterans, $5 for children 3-10, and free for children under 3.


Art Students Prepare Wreaths for Senior Citizens

To kick off the giving season, senior citizens in two local nursing homes will be receiving hand crafted wreaths early in December. Progressive Home Health, a Monaca based home health care agency serving senior citizens in the local counties, has teamed up with the art students at Lincoln High School to create wreaths to give to local elderly patients for Christmas. Emily Morris, a worker for Progressive Home Health, said in previous years they have had grade school students make cards for the patients, but this is the first year they have been able to coordinate the wreath project. “My…


Ellwood City Municipal Woman’s House Tour

The annual Ellwood City Municipal Woman’s House Tour will be December 2 from 10a.m.-3p.m. The house tour will consist of the DeSanzo house, 417 Hazel Ave., the Leavens house, 405 Pershing St., the Saxton house, 412 Pershing St., the McAnallen house, 648 Crabapple Lane, the Bissell house, 3302 River Road, and the Trinity Lutheran Church, 207 Spring Ave. The open house businesses are Shop At The Underpass, Kimple’s Jewelers, Posies by Patti, Market Place on Main, Peggy’s Hearts Desire, Blocher Jewelers, The Color Center, Wolverine Restaurant and Sweet Caroline’s. Tickets are $10 each and admit one person. Proceeds from the…