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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…


Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls: “A Novel Event”

Saturday Nov 18th 11a.m. to 4p.m.  25 Authors will be on hand to meet greet and sale their books.  Panel discussions will be happening throughout the day.   Learn more about writing in various genres, mindful writing and even writing about nonfiction. In addition the library has a selection of over 20 raffle baskets for sale.  Tickets are $5 for 5 or $20 for $25 and 4 Bountiful baskets are available to for special price of $5 each. Take your chances on a Steelers Basket, hand crafted coffee table, personal robot or Gift Certificates to restaurants in Beaver Falls. Homemade cookies…


Bernstine to Host Agriculture Summit and Breakfast

WHAT: State Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) is hosting an Agriculture Summit and Breakfast for 10th District residents and local members of the agricultural industry. In addition to remarks by Bernstine about his experience in the industry, the event will feature an update from Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding. WHO: Bernstine, Redding, and 10th District residents and members of the ag community. WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 16, from 9-11 a.m. WHERE: Scott Township Volunteer Fire Department, 3712 Harlansburg Road, New Castle.


Ellwood City Christmas Parade Details Announced

The annual Ellwood City Christmas Parade will march down Lawrence Avenue Saturday, December 2 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. Everyone is invited to participate in the parade. To register your family, friends, club, troop, group, team, church, school, or business, please call Scott Golmic, Parade Director, at 724-816-0498. 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…


Riverside, Ellwood City Students to Appear on KDKA’s High Q

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, students from Riverside and Ellwood were at KDKA studios, One Gateway Center in Pittsburgh, for the taping of Home Town High Q. Ellwood students Molly McCommons, Kyle Smith and Noah Rinker and Riverside students Morgan Deiseroth, Ari Kendra and Colby Belczyk represented the schools in the competition. Riverside competed alongside Ellwood City against Waynesburg. The students compete against the rival teams by answering questions over subjects taught in school, similar to how Jeopardy is played. The show will air on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 11a.m. and will re-run the following Saturday at 11:30a.m. Following…


Art Students to Paint Holiday Scenes on Downtown Windows This Week

After a several year break, the Ellwood City Kitchen Cabinet is sponsoring the High School Art Department, 3D printer students and parent volunteers to paint windows of buildings and businesses throughout downtown Ellwood City for the holiday season along Lawrence Ave. & Fifth St. on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 8a.m-2p.m. “Three years ago when we approached the EC Art Club to paint the vacant building windows on the 500 block, it gave a lift to the avenue and the public actually thought the buildings were occupied. We attempted a few times to have it become a seasonal project, but it…