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Wolverines, Panthers Victorious Against Opponents

Ellwood City Wolverines Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Beaver Falls Ellwood City Wolverines defeated Beaver Falls 7-6 in a back-and-forth affair on Wednesday. The game was tied at three with Ellwood City Wolverines batting in the top of the sixth when Jordan Recce reached on a dropped third strike. Despite falling down by four runs in the seventh inning, Beaver Falls tried to fight back. Beaver Falls scored three runs in the failed comeback on a single by Trent Whippo and a fielder’s choice by Spencer Kohlmann. Beaver Falls captured the lead in the first inning. Beaver Falls scored one run…


House Passes Bernstine Bill to Hold Lottery Winners Accountable for Debts

HARRISBURG – Common-sense, bipartisan legislation to intercept lottery winnings by individuals who are delinquent on state taxes or behind on child support payments has passed unanimously in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, announced bill sponsor, Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence).  House Bill 674 requires the Department of Revenue (DOR) to determine whether taxpayers who win a single prize of more than $2,500 from the Pennsylvania Lottery have any unpaid state taxes. If the taxpayer does have an outstanding state tax liability and all appeal rights have been exhausted, the amount of state tax that is owed will be deducted from the winnings…


PHOTOS: Ellwood City VS Riverside Track

Riverside was victorious over Ellwood City in both the girls and boys track competition Monday evening. “The teams competed well, but we are missing the depth to compete with a strong team such as Riverside. I’m very pleased with how hard all of the athletes work, and it shows in their individual performances. It will be interesting to see where all of our times and marks rank once all of the other teams upload their data to the WPIAL site,” Tom Natale the Lincoln High track coach stated. Game stats: EC v. Riverside Girls: 89-52 (Riverside) 100:  1. A. Elchison…


Mayor Court Presents MADD Proclamation

Mayor Court presented a proclamation to Eisabela Miller, President of Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE). This proclamation is also in conjunction with Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD), as Lincoln High School and the ECPD prepare for the school’s prom on May 5,2017. BOROUGH OF ELLWOOD CITY, PA PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, Borough of Ellwood City recognizes the importance of parents talking with their teens about alcohol in order to reduce the risks and dangers posed to teens and communities; and WHEREAS,  high school students who use alcohol or other substances are five times more likely to drop out of school or believe…


PHOTOS: Lady Wolverines Defeat Seneca Valley, Improves Record to 8-0

The Lady Wolverines moved up in class on Saturday as they traveled to 6A Seneca Valley for a non section game.   The results remained the same however, as the 3A Wolverines returned home with an 8-5 victory.   Once again the Wolverines started fast as Ariana Garroway led off the first with a walk, stole second, advanced to third on a groundout by Zoe Kalantzis, and scored on a clutch 2 out rbi single by Reagan Mittler.   The blue and white would add to their lead in the top of the 4th as they scored twice to take…


School Board Meet The Candidate Night Set For Tomorrow Evening

The Ellwood City Kitchen Cabinet will again be hosting Meet the Candidate nights starting with the School Board candidates tomorrow evening, Tuesday, April 25 in Municipal Building auditorium from 6:30-8:00p.m. The Kitchen Cabinet started Meet the Candidates Night so guests could have the opportunity to attend and listen to the candidates present their remarks as well as answering questions. Four seats are up for election on school board and running candidates include incumbents Anthony Buzzelli, Kathy Pansera, and Renee Pitrelli, who will be running against three newcomers, Barbara Wilson, Norm Boots, and Kathy McCommons – all of which cross-filed for…


Beautification Awards 2017

Mayor Court has announced today that the Ellwood City community will once again turn their properties into beautiful landscapes, bring the neighborhoods back to life for everyone to enjoy. This will be the 7th year that Mayor Court will present “Beautification Awards” and restaurant certificates to six (6) area residents who are nominated for taking pride in their properties throughout Ellwood City. All residents are encouraged to participate, by displaying your talents in your landscaping or nominating someone you feel has made their property stand out in the neighborhood. Mayor Courts office will accept the nominations by phone, mail, Facebook…


State Low-Interest Loan to Help North Sewickley Township Fire Department Purchase Truck, Says Bernstine

BEAVER FALLS – State Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-New Beaver) announced today that Pennsylvania’s Volunteer Loan Assistance Program has approved a $200,000 low-interest loan for the North Sewickley Township Volunteer Fire Department. The company will use the 2 percent loan toward the purchase of a 2015 rescue pumper. “When there is an emergency in our homes or communities, we call 911 and expect our volunteers to quickly respond in up-to-date equipment and take care of the problem,” said Bernstine. “But, how often do we think about the huge financial burden all that equipment places on them? That’s why the state loan…


Ellwood City Bald Eagles Return to Nest

A walk to the natural trail at Rodger’s Park yesterday confirmed the eagles of Ellwood City have again returned to their nest to raise this years hatchlings! Along the banks of the Connoquenessing Creek in Wayne Township is a family of bald eagles. Every year, since 2010, the couple has returned to the same nest to raise eaglets. To find the nest, drive to Rodger’s Park in Ellport, colloquially referred to as “The Hole,” and walk down the nature trail toward the Connoquenessing and several islands. The nest is across the creek in Wayne Township, northwest of Lundy’s Lane. Submit…


Ellwood, Riverside Last Night Games Recap

Ellwood City Wolverines Can’t Quite Erase 6-Run Deficit in Loss to South Side Ellwood City Wolverines‘s effort to come back from down six runs in the fourth inning came up just short, as they fell 6-4 to South Side on Wednesday. Ellwood City Wolverines scored four runs in the failed comeback on a fielder’s choice by Tyler Good in the fifth, a single by Noah Rinker in the fifth, and a single by Rick Pitrelli in the seventh. Ellwood City Wolverines couldn’t keep up with South Side early in the game. South Side scored on a fielder’s choice by Jake…