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Free Spaces to Show Creations

Daysprings on 6th is no stranger to hosting artistic events; coming up this spring is the Show and TELLwood Expo, on April 28, 2018. While the final details of the event are yet to be decided, shop owner Janet Keenan is offering fifteen free spaces to local artists and creators to display creations. Due to limited spaces they will be given out on a first come first serve basis. Call 724-752-1512 to register.

Old Photo Friday: Ground Breaking

This week’s old photo is of local officials holding a ground breaking ceremony on March 12 1981 in the area of the primary sewage treatment plant off Wampum Avenue where construction to make improvements was beginning. From the left is [previous] Ellwood City Borough Councilmen Martin Kovach, George Barberio, Roy P. Meehan Jr., Council President, and Nick Colao, all holding shovels; Chuck Music, sewage treatment plant operator; Greg Ferrese, Borough Manager; and Georhe Jeffers, general contractor for the improvement. Photo and information provided by the Ellwood City Historical Society

Yesterday’s Special Council Meeting Recap

Thursday evening council called for a special meeting to discuss and vote on the Electric Department construction and to extend the bidding time frame for the construction of the new Public Works Building. All council members were in attendance, as was Mayor Anthony Court and Borough Solicitor Ed Leymarie. After much discussion, council passed the motion to cancel the construction and bidding for the new Electric Department Building in a 5-2 roll call vote. Michelle Lamenza and George Celli were the two council members to vote against the cancellation, stating they stood by their previous vote. “The building may be…

Golf Bash to Benefit Educational Endeavors

The Ellwood City Wolverines are teaming up with Holy Redeemer to host a Golf Bash to benefit educational endeavors. The event will be Saturday, February 1- at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Center from 4-9p.m. Cost is $20 and includes food and refreshments. More information on the flyer below.

Council to Hold Special Meeting Tonight

Tonight at 5:15p.m. at the Ellwood City Municipal Building, council will be holding a special meeting to discuss the outcome of the public works and electric buildings. Council will be discussing the possibility of deadline extensions for bidding on the construction of the public works building and to entirely revoke the plan to create a new facility for the electric department. Several council members, including the new elects Rob Brough and Lisa Guerrera, councilwoman Marilyn Mancini, and Council President Judy Dici, have previously stated they are not in favor of rebuilding the electric department. The projects in total are expected to…

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. American Cancer Society; Relay For Life: Please join us for our fifth meeting of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ellwood on Tuesday, February 13th at 6pm. We will be meeting at the Moose at 1400 Factory Avenue in Ellwood City. We will continue plans for our 2018 event, theme is Super Heroes, Who is Yours?, tentative date June 2nd downtown. We welcome your input and support! Things we will be discussing are parking and when to close the street for setting up. We are also planning a team scavenger…

Previous Council President Appointed Chairman on Housing Authority Committee

Previous Council President, Connie MacDonald, was appointed yesterday to an open seat on the Lawrence County Housing Authority committee – filling the unexpired term of authority chairman William Betz, who has moved out of the county. MacDonald, who lost Ellwood City Council reelection in 2017 – ending his Council term officially in December, joins four other members, Rev. David Young, Debby Hennon, Lee Ann Fulena and Holly Girdwood, and will now represent Ellwood City Borough on the housing committee. Out of six letters of interest, MacDonald was chosen after being nominated by Commissioner Bob Del Signore, who vouched for MacDonald’s…

CDC on the Flu: Entire Country Experiencing Flu at Same Time

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is aware of this year’s flu epidemic and held a press conference last week with their Flu experts to update the public on the current flu statistics and outlook. Dr. Dan Jernigan, Director of the influenza division in CDC’s national center for immunization and respiratory diseases hosted the conference, starting out by saying it has been a tough flu season so far this year. He goes on to give exact details about why this year’s flu seems to be worse than normal. “Most people with influenza are being infected with the H3N2 influenza virus….

LHS Class of 1968 50th Reunion Committee Seeks Contact Information

The Lincoln High School Class of 1968 Fiftieth Reunion Committee is seeking information on our classmates. We would very much appreciate your help in our efforts in seeking addresses/contact information for the following classmates listed below:   Nancy Barnhart Mary Eloise Brown Bernard Bucci Karen Deppner Diane Harper Georgia Harper Dave Hogue Bruce Johnston Jeff Kent Stan King Bill Lantz Don Larizza Larry Magee Larry McAnallen Patty McCune Bob Owen Debbie Ritter Marcie Silvester Claire Todd Bett Wojnar Anyone with information, please call Duane Maietta, reunion committee chairman, at 724-513-8111 or ddmaietta@zoominternet.net.

“Second Saturday” – Soup Supper

February 10th ,  4 – 6:30pm, Wurtemburg United Methodist Church, 1244 Portersville Road  (Rt 488 by 3rd bridge) Ellwood City, PA  16117 Soups:  Chili and Beef Veggie Soup Includes:  Italian Bread, Homemade Rolls, Dessert, Beverages & Refills Eat-in and Take-out are both $6; under age 5 Free. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are just $1.00 Quarts of Soup are $6.00 Come, relax and enjoy fresh homemade soups and desserts. We will look forward to serving! Church:  724-758-9685