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Lincoln High School 2016 Homecoming Queen’s Court

Congratulations to the Lincoln High School 2016 Homecoming Queen’s Court. Back row (l-r) Taylor Dufford, Zoe Geminiani, Maddie Morella, Ally Peffer, and Erika Walley. Front row (l-r) Denisa Bohunicka, Megan Siegfried, Skyla Greco, and Brooklyn Magill. The LHS Wolverines will take on the Valley Vikings Friday, September 30th, at Helling Stadium in Ewing Park and the 2016 Homecoming Queen will be crowned during halftime of the game.

PHOTOS: Rescue Dog Visits North Side

Daisy, a 4 year old Dogo Argentino, and her handler Melissa Parker visited North Side Primary School on Friday afternoon as part of the schools “service learning projects” scheduled throughout the year to teach the students about their community. The event was used to introduce and educate the students on rescue dogs and emphasizing the impact the responding police, fireman, and other rescue dogs can have in certain events. Our full story ran on Friday, and can be viewed here –

PHOTOS: Wolverine offense struggles, Hopewell prevails

Points scored in football games is usually done by the offensive side of the ball.  For fans who love the up-tempo offense, quick scores, and plenty of scrimmage yards, Friday night’s game vs. Hopewell would have been an eyesore of drives that just didn’t finish. Between Hopewell and the Wolverines, over 100 plays were taken on the night.  However, the snaps only mounted to a game total of 431 offensive yards from both teams together.  With that being said, drama did occur late in the game. Ellwood City scored on its opening possession thanks to a converted 3rd-and-8 by running back Donavin…

PHOTOS: 2016 Ellwood City Pie Festival (indoors!)

Due to pending thunderstorms and wet weather forecasted to enter the area Thursday evening, the annual Pie Festival was moved indoors to the Lincoln High School large gymnasium.  The change was announced by the school early Thursday afternoon and later reported confirmed on Twitter, first by the Lincoln Blue Band account (@LHSBlueBand). The event is normally held at Helling Stadium, but precautions were taken by moving the event indoors this year. Lincoln High School Blue Band members and Ellwood City fall sport team members were announced.        

Photos: Holy Redeemer 50th Annual Bazaar Day 4 Wrap Up

“This year’s highly successful bazaar was made possible by the hundreds of volunteers and the thousands of visitors that frequented this year’s event,” Father Mark Thomas said. “It’s fellowship. It’s a labor of love. It’s working together and bringing our congregation and community together for fellowship and fun.” “Organizing a bazaar, no matter what size, takes a total team effort, an army of volunteers and months of planning”, said those who are on the bazaar steering committee coordinating this year’s Holy Redeemer Parish’s 50th Annual Bazaar. Food is a must for any bazaar and again, this year, was the main…

Photos: Holy Redeemer 50th Annual Bazaar Day 1

The Holy Redeemer 50th Annual Bazaar started Wednesday, July 27 and will run through Saturday July 30. The excitement and fun begins nightly at 6 p.m. nightly and runs until 10 p.m. on the Holy Redeemer School grounds. “Good weather brought a nice orderly crowd resulting in an enjoyable and successful first night of our bazaar,” said Holy Redeemer Parish pastor, Father Mark Thomas. He went on to say that “our 50th annual bazaar, like all of our past bazaars, always brings out a good hungry crowd that patronizes our popular food booth famous for serving a host of much…

Photos: Ellwood City 36th Annual Festival

The 36th annual Ellwood City festival was held over the weekend of July 2-3. The festival featured over 30 new vendors and an expanded lineup of local entertainment.        

Photos: Lincoln High School Class of 2016 Commencement

Lincoln High School awarded 117 diplomas to the Class of 2016 during graduation ceremonies yesterday in the high school auditorium. The class valedictorians, Nikol Damato and Paige Mason, gave speeches, along with student council president Carter MacMurdo and school board president Renee Pitrelli. MacMurdo, a high honor graduate, is attending the u.S. Naval Academy, which requires a rigorous application process including a nomination from a U.S. Congress member, U.S. Senator, the president or vice president. Along with the valedictorians and MacMurdo, five other students earned high honors: Joshua Catanzariti, Alena Costulas, Angelo Marsano, Patrick Pawlak and Cayla Sudano. Goldieann Bookamer…

Photos: Memorial Day Parade

The Ellwood City Memorial Day Parade was held yesterday, honoring the men and women that died in military service for the United States of America. The parade started at 10 a.m. on the Veterans Memorial Bridge and concluded on Spring Avenue. For the first time this year, there was a picnic at Circle Playground following the parade.