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Got Drugs?

The Ellwood City Police Department is sponsoring the Got Drugs event for safe disposal of unused or expired medication on April 29. Official flyer below.


PHOTOS: Greco Tosses Gem; Lady Wolverines Defeat Steel Valley 5-1

In a rematch of last year’s WPIAL semifinal, the Lady Wolverines traveled to Homestead on Tuesday afternoon and once again came away with a hard fought victory. They are now 4-0 on the season and in sole possession of first place in the section with a record of 3-0.   Skyla Greco was dominant in the circle as she tossed a two hitter. The fireballing senior struck out a season high 15 and walked 4. She was constantly ahead in the count with 19 out of 28 first pitch strikes. Her command was also on point as 75 of her…



Real Estate Transactions for March, 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 March, 2017:     Ellwood City 701 Todd Ave; Doreen F. Palatka to Gary M. and Kayla M. White for $115,000 822 Lawrence Ave; McElwain Brothers LP to Boehm Family Real Estate LLC for $920,000 525 Pershing St; Benjamin Liss EST to Nicholas L. Genova for $64,000 917 Sunset Blvd; Edward P. Zikeli to David A. and Joanne M. Adamczyk for $63,000 417 Wampum Ave; Arlene F. Cogliano to Schry Investments LLC…


PHOTOS: Ellwood Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Easter Egg Hunt in Ellwood City concluded over the weekend with many happy children and families who had the opportunity to indulge in the public event activities. The following gallery is by Shannon McClymonds Photography.    


PHOTOS: Two Lincoln High School Seniors Signed Letter of Intent

As the seniors of 2017 are getting ready to move on from high school, two Lincoln High School seniors are preparing for their future after they signed their letter of intent this week. Russo signed his letter of intent to play Football at Thiel College next fall and Mitch Fraser signed his letter of intent to play Football at Waynesburg College. Photos submitted.        


Two Local Moms Baking Their Way to Lawrence Avenue

Sweet Caroline’s isn’t the only sweet-based business coming to Lawrence Avenue this season; The Sweet Shop, a specialty bakery, will be opening their doors next to Kimpel’s Jewelers sometime in the late spring or early summer. Katie Weisz and Kristen Campbell, two best friends and local moms are the visionaries behind The Sweet Shop, and when the space next to Kimpel’s opened up they decided it was the perfect opportunity to offer Ellwood City an unmatched bakery experience. The bakery will feature homemade cookies, candy, cupcakes, specialty chocolates, hard serve ice cream, and coffee from National Grind – but the…


Tickets for the Tamburitzans Still Available

One of the most extravagant shows, the Tamburitzans – starring a Lincoln High graduate, is coming to Ellwood City this Sunday and tickets are still available! The concert is at Lincoln Junior Senior High School at 3p.m. Discounted reserved seat tickets at $25 may be obtained on talentshadows.events website or by calling the box office at 412-974-6465 for ticket will-call arrangements. Tickets at the door are $30. Mayor Court announced April 9 as Tamburitzans Day in Ellwood, full story here.


PHOTO: Mayor Court Swears in Second Part Time Officer

It was a great honor for Mayor Court to swear in the second part time Ellwood City Patrolman, Gary Greene, Jr. On Monday, April 3, 2017, Patrolman Greene began his first day as an Ellwood City Police Officer. Mayor Court and the ECPD wish him great success going forward in his new career.  


Rotary Club of Ellwood City Awarded $1000 District Simplified Grant

The Rotary Club of Ellwood City received a grant to support the reading clubs at the Ellwood City Area Public Library. The Rotary District Simplified Grant is a matching funds grant that is designed to help local Rotary Clubs use a portion of their foundation contributions. Ellwood City Rotary has been awarded grants for area projects as well as international projects. This year, the club once again focuses on local support in recognition of the Ellwood City Area Public Library’s efforts to engage teens in book discussion. Participation in book discussions groups allows readers to express their thoughts and views…