Avoid Fines by Following Borough Anti-Tethering Rules

Borough Manager Bob Villella reminds residents of the borough to be mindful of the anti-tethering rules especially in this bitter cold weather: TETHERING OF DOGS; KEEPING OF DOGS OUTDOORS.    (a)   It shall be unlawful for any person to tether, fasten, chain, tie, restrain or cause an unattended dog to be fastened, chained, tied or restrained to houses, trees, fences, garages, stakes or other stationary or highly immobile objects by means of a rope, chain, strap or other physical restraint for the purpose of confinement, except in circumstances where all of the following requirements are satisfied:       (1)   The tethering is not for a…

Arctic Blast Set to Chill North East

As if today isn’t already cold enough, the temperatures are supposed to drop this weekend just in time to welcome the New Year, with lows expected to be just above the negatives. Several Arctic Blasts are affecting the temperatures throughout the Midwest and North East United States, causing near-record breaking lows. If you plan on going to the Big Apple to see the ball drop – be prepared for the weather, it’s going to be even colder in New York. Check out the winter weather forecast in Ellwood City for the next 10 days here. How will you be spending…

Part 1: Top 10 Stories of 2017

In following previous years’ tradition, EllwoodCity.org brings the calendar to a close with the top 10 most popular stories of 2017. Today is Part 1 in a 2-part series. We thank all our readers for contributing to our one million plus page views this year. Be sure to check back tomorrow for Part 2. The EllwoodCity.org staff wishes everyone a safe and happy 2018! Bernstine Among Over Half Dozen Ticketed at Press Conference With over 6,000 page views alone, this was one of our most viewed human interest stories of the year! During State Representative Aaron Bernstine’s electric press conference…

Free Clothing Closet Tonight

The Lillyville Church of God, 408 Hickernell Road, Ellwood City, PA 16117, is hosting a free Clothing Closet tonight from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Anyone in need in the surrounding areas are encouraged to stop by and check out what is stocked – everything is free. Any questions can be directed to the church’s phone: 724-758-8258.  

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.

EllwoodCity.org’s Annual Costume Contest

Due to the overwhelming participation with previous years, our annual child’s Costume Contest is happening again! We will be accepting photo submissions starting October 31st and ending Nov 2. Submissions will appear on our Facebook gallery page for voting beginning Friday, November 3rd and voting runs through Thursday, November 9th. The Rules: 1. Dress your kids up for Halloween! 2. Submit the best photo of your child in his/her costume to EllwoodCity.org 3. VOTE! 4. Win and collect your prize! The top two winners will receive a cash prize. More information to be announced. View last year’s winners here.

Ellwood City Fall Fest: 6,000 People Expected to Attend

If you thought last year’s Fall Fest was crowded, this year is expected to be even more populous according to Borough Manager, Bob Villella. “This year there is expected to be at least 600 vehicles at the car cruise and upwards of 6,000 in attendance. That’s an increase of nearly 2,500 people since last year,” Villella stated. Since the start of the event only a few years ago, it has been growing in popularity very quickly, attracting families and individuals from all around. This year the event will feature a soapbox car derby, live entertainment, food and craft vendors, the…

Riverside High School’s 2017 Homecoming Queens Court

Here are the ladies of the RHS Homecoming Court 2017! The Riverside Homecoming will be this Friday at the Riverside High School Stadium. The girls are Abigayle Fec, Alivia Leyland, Raven Barlow, Sydney Wolf and Sarah Annarumo. Photo submitted

6th Annual Connoquenessing Creek Cleanup

Calling All Volunteers & Supporters! The 6th Annual Connoquenessing Creek Cleanup is approaching! Please help us restore this important waterway back to its beautiful, natural state by removing the physical garbage that consumes it. The Connoquenessing Creek is polluted with tires and garbage and in 2000 it was rated the second most polluted waterway in America. 275,125 pounds of garbage and 2,600 tires have already been removed since the start of the clean-ups! Register before by emailing me back or call (724) 371-0416 or just show up! Dates: August 19 & September 9, 2017 Meeting Location: Live Out Baptist Church,…

Third Street Resident Wins Final Beautification Award

On Tuesday, Mayor Anthony J. Court presented to Ronalyn Parsons of 3rd Street, Ellwood City with the 6th and final 2017 Beautification Award Winner sign and gift certificate. The landscape at her families home shows the care and effort put into making the it enjoyable view for others. Mayor Court wants to thank everyone who participated in this annual event. Many nominations were received and he wishes he could award many more residents. Mayor Court wishes to thank those businesses who donated the gift certificates and the Ellwood City Forge for helping with the signs.