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Photos: Riverside Defeats Ellwood City by Two Points in Last Two Seconds

Riverside and Ellwood City clashed in a high-scoring game last night at Riverside High School. Both teams were locked in an evenly-matched struggle which remained undecided until the last two seconds with a steal and two point shot by Riverside. The game ended 71-69 with the Wolverines returning home in dismay. The second quarter ended 35-34, with Riverside leading. The second half of the game saw Ellwood take the lead only to gradually lose it. Ellwood scored 18 to Riverside’s 12 in the third quarter. However, the Panthers counterattacked in the fourth quarter. Led by junior guard Dylan Speicher, who…

Photos: Christmas Parade 2015

The weekend of Christmas festivities is past but the memories remain, as does the photo gallery. Friday, downtown Ellwood was sufficiently hectic to cause minor traffic jams as the community gathered for “Light Up Night” and the basketball tip off tournament. Saturday, Ellwoodians once again flocked to Lawrence Avenue for the Christmas Parade. With Scott and Caroline Golmic at the helm, the parade was a success. The weather also obliged with clear skies and warm temperatures all weekend.    

Video: ‘Light Up Night’ Christmas Tree Fireworks Celebration

During Friday Night’s ‘Light Up Night’ festivities in downtown Lawrence Avenue, the 30-foot Christmas tree was illuminated and followed with a fireworks spectacular. The celebration took place in the community plaza on Lawrence Avenue and followed up with Zambelli Fireworks. Entertainment in the plaza was presented by Rudy Zetz, Janet Falotico and Sharon Grey. Saturday afternoon will feature the annual Christmas Parade which will take place on Lawrence Avenue and looks to be accompanied with warmer than normal temperature and no precipitation which will be a welcomed sign for those attending and even more for those who attended the wet and…

Photos: Lincoln High School Presents “Into the Woods”

This weekend, the students of Lincoln High School will present the musical “Into the Woods.” It’s an unusual and challenging production for several reasons. First, the students selected it. Director Laura Adams said the directorial staff, comprised of high school faculty, almost always chooses the musical. However, this year the students were especially excited about “Into the Woods” and convinced Adams to give it a try. The students had to perform in a workshop to demonstrate they could pull off some of the difficult numbers required. The students were inspired to do the musical after seeing the 2014 Disney film…

Photos: 2015 Halloween Parade

Despite heavy rain, the Halloween spirit endured Saturday afternoon for the 2015 annual Halloween parade. Participants gathered at Lincoln High school at 2:30, and the parade surged forward at 3. The parade line up included: Elwood City Police car, Ellwood City Mayor Court, Ellwood City Council Members, Ellwood City School Board members, parade judges Sandy Gallaher, John Conway, and Janice Boone, Lincoln High School Marching Blue Band, Lincoln High School Clup of Hope float, Riverside Youth Cheering Association cheer and dance teams, Katie Mulhollen and her walking group, Ellwood City Festival 2015 Little Miss Firecracker Mia Meredith, marching group from…

Photos: Ellwood Dominates Laurel on Senior Night

Despite a shaky start to the season, the Ellwood City Wolverines are on the path to a winning season. The Wolverines collected their fourth win on Senior Night against Laurel with a final score of 50-13. Twelve seniors: Carlo Agostinelli, Tyler Ballard, Justin Baney, DJ Barrett, Devin Cortez, James Cunningham, David Deloia, Adam Foreman, Logan Gibbons, Nick Ioanilli, Keanu Jefferson, and River Kelly, were honored at halftime. The Wolverines powered through the first half, with runs by Ioanilli, Barrett, and Kelly. This, along with a safety by Kelly and two extra points by Justin Baney, brought the halftime score to…

Photos: Homecoming 2015

Homecoming photos from 2015. Allie McKelvey was crowned homecoming queen at halftime during the game against the Mohawk Warriors. The Homecoming Court consisted of Emily Brown, Brittany Casuccio, Alena Costulas, Taylor Hartle, Karington Ketterer, Victoria Ketterer, Allie McKelvey and Sydney Shurtz. The Ellwood City Wolverines won the game 48-6.

Photos: Fall Fest 2015

Photo gallery from the 2015 Fall Fest. The event was organized by Caroline Golmic and Bob Rivers. Breaking Bread won the Soup Crawl and was awarded with a giant Golden Spoon presented by Golmic.              

Photos: Storytelling Festival 2015

The annual storytelling festival is held every September and is sponsored by the Ellwood City Area Public Library.