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Man Charged With Disarming Officer

According to the police report filed March 5, Perry Russel Malcom, 34, of Beaver Falls, will be facing a felony charge of disarming law enforcement, a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest, and an infraction charge of disorderly conduct after an incident involving a parking ticket escalated. At approximately 5:51 p.m. an officer was requested to respond to the rear of the Ellwood City Police Department to speak with Malcom regarding a parking ticket he received earlier in the day. Malcom questioned the ticket and the responding officer advised why he had gotten the ticket, prompting Malcom to become hostile. The…


CCBC Named to Pennsylvania Business Centrak’s “Top 100 Organizations” List

Monaca, PA – Pennsylvania Business Central, a business and economic development publication that serves 23 counties throughout central Pennsylvania, has named Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) to its Top 100 Organizations List in recognition of the college’s contributions to community and economic development.  Pennsylvania Business Central solicits nominations from readers and consults with chambers of commerce to gather a pool of potential candidates for the Top 100 list of honorees. The newspaper’s editorial board ultimately selects the final 100. “It has always been Pennsylvania Business Central’s pleasure to welcome the new year by honoring 100 organizations in our readership…


Florida Company Promises Better Future for Ellwood City Hospital

The Ellwood City Hospital has changed many times since its official opening in 1910, but has only recently been struggling to keep the doors open over the past couple decades. The facilities is now looking forward to a brighter future after being sold to Americore Health LLC, a Florida based company specializing in acquiring and managing rural hospitals. CEO Carolyn Izzo stated that after other local hospitals obtained partnerships she knew that the Ellwood City Hospital would also benefit from a partnership. The hospital’s board of trustees reviewed five different proposals before finally committing the sale to Americore, in an…



PHOTO: Mayor Visits Ellwood City Early Learning Center

Mayor Anthony J. Court spent an enjoyable morning at the Ellwood City Early Learning Center reading to two groups of five year old children. Mayor Court sends a special thank you to the teachers Mrs. McCaslin and Mrs. Glass for allowing him to participate in the classroom, expressing what an enjoyable morning he had reading poetry. The Mayor also extends a special thank you to Mrs. Williams and Mrs. DeFiore and the Lawrence County Community Action Partnership. Picture submitted.


Brough, Cress, Fisher, and Guerrera Announce Run for Ellwood City Borough Council

With several seats up for election, four local residents announced their candidacy for the Ellwood City Borough Council; Rob Brough, John Cress, Brandon Fisher, and Lisa Guerrera stated that they are teaming up to bring positive reforms to Ellwood City Borough. The candidates promise to focus on the issues of Ellwood Electric reform, bringing fiscal responsibility, and creating local jobs that support families to stop the exodus of young residents from Ellwood City and fill the empty storefronts along Lawrence Avenue. “In the last several years, Ellwood City has seen a huge decline in population, significant tax increases, more empty…


Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting, Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Thank you to all interested people that came last month.  It is time again to start planning for the 2017 Ellwood City Relay For Life event.  Our members have been busy working on new ideas for more community involvement, come out and give us your ideas!  We meet at the Wellness Center next to Ewing Park Bridge at 6 pm, don’t shy away because of the meeting length or because you don’t  want to be committed to long term involvement in Relay.  Give us what time…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of March 6, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, March 7, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — Family Laptime, an interactive program for babies as young as 6 months of age to toddlers and preschoolers. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays, games and more. Registration is requested, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, March 8, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a new concept in helping to reduce the stresses of everyday life. Everyone…


Bob Ross Style Art Lesson

Sandy Hughey will be teaching a Bob Ross wet on wet technique art lesson to the public on Saturday March, 25 from 10a.m.-4p.m. The lesson is open to anyone, beginner or pro, aged 14+ and will be held in the Lincoln High School room T (the old ceramic room). For more information call 724-758-2211


Success with Style on Lawrence Avenue

If Stacy Houk could relive her first year in business; she would not change a thing. “When I opened my doors last Spring, I really did not know what to expect. My husband and I put so much into renovating this space that when customers saw us working and began inquiring before our opening day, I had no time to anticipate how busy I would be. We are really happy with renovation. I knew if I could get people to come in and see the place, they’d give my services a try.” Stacy’s beauty salon, L.A. Cuts, is playfully named…