Photos and Video

Old Photo Friday: Former U.S. Steel Employees With Names

This week’s Old Photo Friday, courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, is a photo of the former U.S. Steel employees at the Tube Mill Woman’s Picnic reunion in Ewing Park circa 1977. Seated from left to right are Ida Schuster, Tillie Schuster, Edna Hill Schlemmer, Bessie Howell, Katherine Houk, Dorothy Custozzo. Standing from left to right is Mary Neghiu, Anna Young, Inez Miller, Ann Portugallo, Jospehine Liss, Stella Cini, Julie Dombeck and Betty Hunt.

PHOTOS: Holiday Scenes Painted by Art Students

Art students at Lincoln High spent yesterday’s school day painting holiday scenes on Lawrence Avenue and Fifth Street windows. More information about the event can be viewed by clicking here. Three of the participating students, Alex Schilling, Makena Hall, and Natalie Maine braved the cold weather and painted these beautiful designs on our windows at! More photos are posted on the Ellwood City Kitchen Cabinet’s Facebook page.

VIDEO: Fifth Street Bridge Renovation

Watch the sparks fly as crews work to renovate the Fifth Street Bridge. Crews from Thornbury Inc of West Sunbury, Pa. are working to repair the deteriorating condition of the old railroad overpass, including removing and repairing concrete, removing calcium deposits, replace downspouts and reroute the storm sewers on Fifth, and redirect any ground water from plugged holes. After that, the crews will be replacing the entire sidewalk on the north side of the bridge, facing Lawrence, and erecting a 60-foot long, 6-foot tall chain link fence on top of the abutment. Work is expected to be completed Nov. 22.

Old Photo Friday: 1920’s Elks Officers

This week’s Old Photo Friday, courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, is a photo of the early Elks Officers taken in the 1920’s. Look at that style! None of the names are listed. Do you know who any of these men are?

GALLERY: Halloween Parade 2017

With lots of costumes, candy and floats, the annual Ellwood City Halloween Parade was again enjoyed by many this year. Ellwood City’s Trick or Treat is scheduled for tomorrow evening. Check out the photos of the parade below, provided by Shannon McClymonds. Update 10:25 – More photos uploaded, reader submission.

Old Photo Friday: Then and Now

Thanks to the courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, we have a box full of old photos to use for Old Photo Friday! This is the first of the Then and Now series we will be posting from time to time. The old photo’s years are listed on the caption of each photo. If you have any old photos you’d like to send in to contribute to Old Photo Friday please send them to

PHOTOS: Riverside retains “Riv-Ell” Cup as Panthers defeat Wolverines on Senior Night

The game of football has three phases: offense, defense, and special teams. Under each phase is a sub-phase that contributes to a victory, such as passing, rushing, turnovers, tackling, kicking, and punting. All these and more were won by the Panthers of Riverside in a one-sided, full dominant 40-0 victory Friday night. As Riverside was playing spoils to Senior Night at Helling Stadium, all Wolverines were lost on how quickly things turned during the evening. Riverside was led by quarterback Ben Hughes as well as wide receiver Austin Dambach, who contributed to the scoreboard early at the 9:05 mark in…

Old Photo Friday: Name This Intersection

Thanks to the courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, they have provided us with a box full of old photos that we will be using weekly for Old Photo Friday! Today’s old photo shot is part of the old tube mill building.  No date was provided. Can you name the intersection in the photo Can you guess the year or estimated time frame this photo may have been taken?  

GALLERY: Oktoberfest

With a lot of adult-friendly to-do’s, it’s safe to say that Oktoberfest was enjoyed again by many this year. Check out the gallery of photos below, maybe you’ll see yourself or someone you know! Photos submitted