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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 EllwoodCity.org! More photos are posted on the Ellwood City Kitchen Cabinet’s Facebook page.


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…


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…


Wampum Area Christmas Parade Treat Sign-ups

The Wampum Area Christmas Parade is on  Dec. 2nd 2017 at 1 pm.  As in previous years, children aged 12 and under can meet Santa after the Parade in the gymnasium and Santa will give them a treat bag.  However, children must be registered in advance for the treat bag.  Treat bags are free to Wampum area children. If you live outside the Wampum area & want to purchase a treat bag, the cost is $7. It is well worth the price!!) Registration for treat bags  will be at the Wampum Boro Bldg. the following dates and times. Hours 6…


Wampum Light Up Night Announced

Wampum Area Business Association announces its Light Up the Town Night on Thursday, November 30, 2017 starting at 6:00 p.m. They will be dedicating the “all new over the street Christmas Decorations” that were purchased by donations from local businesses and the community. The evening will be highlighted by a horse drawn carriage ride through town, entertainment by Dance Expressions, Diamond Dance, Studio P, and the Northside Kindergarten Carolers.  The New Castle Clogger Club will also perform.  DJ Rockin Ryan will provide music throughout the evening. There will be free cookies, hot chocolate, coffee, popcorn and other food available.  Vendors…