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Ellwood City Pet Groomer Offers Safe Treat Alternatives for Dog Owners

Since the recent warnings regarding the harm common dog toys and treats can cause to our beloved pets, dog owners have been searching for a healthier, safer alternative and just in time for the holidays, the owners of Grand Paws on Lawrence Avenue have been stocking holistic treats for dog owners to purchase instead. Most pet owners are shocked to learn how many harmful chemicals and other potentially deadly substances are put into commonly sold dog treats. According to the Bark Post, a dog-enthusiast blog website, here are four common dog treats that can hurt your dog:  Dynamic Pet Real…


Real Estate Transactions for November 2017

Courtesy of the Register & Recorder section of the Lawrence County Government Center in New Castle, the following are real estate transfers from the Ellwood City Area for October, 2017:  Special Note: 714 Pershing St; Ellwood City Hospital was sold to Ellwood Medical Center Real Estate LLC for $7,570,000. Ellwood City 714 Pershing St; Ellwood City Hospital to Ellwood Medical Center Real Estate LLC for $7,570,000. 211 Orchard Ave; Elizabeth Moskal to Jerry, Lou Ann and Leah D. McClintick for $71,900. 306 Jefferson Ave; Babin Family Trust to Matthew Carothers and Biana Botti for $60,000. 728 Crescent Ave; Koach Joshua…


Old Photo Friday: 1975 Water Show at Ewing Swimming Pool

This week’s Old Photo Friday, brought to you by the Ellwood City Historical Society, is a photo from 1975 of swimmers performing during the Bicentennial Water Show at the Ewing Park Swimming Pool. Hard to believe the pool has been around so long!


VIDEO: 85 Year Old Ellport Man Shoots, Kills Home Invader

According to WPXI, early this morning around 1:30a.m., 85-year-old Ellport resident, Don Lutz came face to face with two intruders inside his home on Jamison Avenue. After a brief altercation with the two men, Lutz shot one of them with the gun he keeps under his pillow. Quoting the WPXI article: “I just fired one. It was in the dark. He attacked me and he was up close and I shot him,” Lutz said. “They jumped me and we both went on the floor. I scuffled with them on the floor and the one guy rolled over dead and the…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, at 6:30 p.m. – Classics Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Decline and Fall,” by Evelyn Waugh. New members are always welcome. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, December 13, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a program designed to help reduce the stresses of everyday life. Everyone is welcome, so call the library for more information. Thursday, December 14, at 3:00 p.m. – “Just 4 Girls,” a book discussion group for girls…


UPDATED W/ VIDEO: Ellwood Man Wanted for Rape and Assault of Elderly Woman

According to a news article posted today by New Castle News, 21-year-old Devin James Myers, of 2 Fifth Street, Apt. 4, Ellwood City, is wanted on a warrant for the alleged beating and rape of a 66-year-old-woman. After following a 2 1/2 year investigation the Ellwood City police have charged Myers, who was 18 at the time, in connection with an alleged break-in of the woman’s residence early in the morning on April 5, 2015. Police said the woman had suffered injuries that at the time were life-threatening. Anyone with information about his whereabouts should contact the Ellwood City police…


Season Tickets for Wolverines Basketball

Season tickets for the Ellwood City Wolverines Varsity Boys and Girls 2017/2018 basketball seasons will be on sale in the high school office. The cost is $20 for each season ticket. Tickets will be sold individually as a boys ticket and a girls ticket. Season tickets will also be sold at the games. General admission game tickets are $5 for adults and $1 for senior citizens.  Student Super Fan tickets will be sold in room 319. Student tickets will be $ 2.00 at the door.


Commissioners Honor BC3, Present Proclamation to Native Ellwood City Graduate

Butler, PA- Butler County Commissioners Leslie Osche, Kimberly Geyer and Kevin Boozel on Wednesday recognized Butler County Community College’s back-to-back rankings as the No. 1 community college in Pennsylvania by presenting a proclamation to BC3 President Dr. Nick Neupauer during the board’s public meeting. Neupauer, formerly of Ellwood City, is a 1985 graduate of Lincoln High School. The 8.5-inch by 14-inch tan proclamation, enclosed in a navy blue folder stamped with the Commissioners’ Office, Butler County, PA crest, also lauded BC3 for 2017 accomplishments prior to the college being selected No. 1 again in October by Schools.com. BC3 in 2017…


Ellwood City United Fund Hockey Ticket Raffle

The Ellwood City United Fund is having a Pens Hockey Ticket Raffle, winner will receive 4-Pens hockey tickets to the February 27 game in section 104, Row F, seats 7, 8, 9 and 10 as well as $200 cash. The seats alone are a $500 value! There are only 100 tickets being sold for the raffle and each ticket costs only $20. Drawing will be held later this month. Tickets are going fast – don’t wait to get yours! To enter, or for more information call Mr. Campbell at 724-752-9862. About the United Fund: The Ellwood City area United Fund…


Christmas Angels Toy Drive

There is still time to donate to the Riverside Christmas Angel Collection Drive, which takes donations up until December 11. Donations that are accepted this year are: Gift cards (for the committee to buy other things they need for families) Bedding such as pillows, sheet sets, very gently used or new comforter sets (mostly twin sizes needed) Socks (men, women, boys and girls all ages K-12) Board games (K-12) Legos for boys and girls Middle school age tous Hygiene items Winter gloves (teen to adult male and female) Donations can be dropped off at the Franklin Township Building, 897 State…