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VIDEO: Bernstine Presents Proposed Bill At Electric Press Conference

Yesterday, Republican State Representative, Aaron Bernstine, joined forces with Democratic State Representative, Pam Snyder, to promote change in the unregulated electric utility usage – a practice that occurs not only in Ellwood City, but in over 30 municipalities across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. “This is an example of Republicans and Democrats coming together to do the right thing,” Bernstine stated. At the press conference, held outside a residential property on Wampum Avenue in Ellwood City, Bernstine publicly released information regarding his proposed legislation to regulate municipal owned electric companies. The legislation will discontinue the use of electric departments profits to…


PHOTOS: Bernstine Among Over Half Dozen Ticketed At Press Conference

During State Representative Aaron Bernstine’s electric press conference yesterday, nearly a dozen attendees, including both he and another state representative were issued parking tickets for parking arguably legally. The conference took place at a residential home on Wampum Avenue – a street that has parking prohibited signs posted along the west side of the street but no signs and no yellow curb present on the opposite side. According to the officer, parking on the side of the road the cars were parked along was illegal due to obstructing a fire lane; however the only no parking sign along the road…


Mother’s Day in Ellwood City

Unsure of what to get the special mothers in your life for Mother’s Day this Sunday? Here’s a list of gift ideas local to the Ellwood City Community:       Take her to a Mother’s Day Event: Windy Ridge Dairy: Bring mom out for a $1.00 sundae on Saturday May 13th! We will be open till 9pm! We will have hot fudge, black raspberry, and salted caramel toppings! Mother’s Day Tea: First United Methodist Church invites you to attend a Mother’s Day Tea from 11am-1pm. The Fashion Show starts at 11am. Tickets are $10 for adults 13 and up,…


Senator Vogel to Host Veterans’ Specialist at New Castle District Office

Senator Vogel announced today that he will host a veterans’ specialist in his New Castle District Office to assist constituents with various issues related to their military service. Stephanie Bengoa of the American Legion Veterans Assistance Program will be available on Wednesday, May 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Senator Vogel’s New Castle Office (1905 W State St New Castle). No appointment is necessary. Ms. Bengoa can assist veterans and their families understand the benefits they have earned, enroll in the V.A. health care system, assist with the appeals process, and much more. Please bring any documentation and…


Former Panther Standout Named GLIAC Freshman Pitcher of the Year

Tiffin University right-hander Michael Boswell finished his rookie campaign with five wins in 11 appearances, helping the Dragons post their best winning percentage in program history. For his efforts, Boswell was named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Freshman Pitcher of the Year, the first time a Tiffin player has ever taken the award. Boswell finished second on the team in innings and wins, and averaged 8.02 strikeouts per nine innings. Michael surrendered only 14 bases on balls in 46 innings pitched, and averaged the second most innings pitched per appearances. Boswell’s five wins are tied for second most in…


Rep. Aaron Bernstine Endorses Mayoral Candidates

Today, State Representative Aaron Bernstine formally endorsed incumbent mayoral candidates Anthony Court of Ellwood City and George Quay of Beaver Falls.  Both Court and Quay will be on the Democratic ballot in the primary election to be held on May 16th.  Both mayors are also seeking write-in votes to secure positions on the Republican ticket for the general election in November. Representative Bernstine touted Mayor Courts’ integrity and commitment to marketing Ellwood City to employers.  “Immediately after I took office, Mayor Court contacted me to express his support of my plan to bring new jobs to Ellwood City.  He is a man…


PHOTO: Riverside Prom Court

The students at Riverside are getting ready to celebrate the 2017 prom. Doors to the event will open at 6:00 for both the auditorium and gymnasium. Students will walk through the gymnasium beginning at 6:25. Promenade begins in the auditorium at 6:30, followed by prom at Shakespeare’s until midnight. Tickets for the auditorium are $5 each. Seating in the gymnasium is free of charge. After-prom follows until 5am, also at Shakespeare’s. The after-prom features casino games, Minute to Win It, photo booth, and prizes. Hypnotist Bob Mullins will entertain the students and DJ Freddie Fresh will lead in games. Photo…


Notice of Tax Office Hours

The tax office located inside the Municipal Building will be open Monday the 15th from 10-3 and closed Thursday and Friday.


PHOTO: Senior Receives Ellwood Area Education Association Scholarship

Lincoln High student, Joseph Cortez, received a $1,500 scholarship from the Ellwood Area Education Association. The scholarship is funded every year by contributions from the teachers in the Ellwood City School District. The recipient is selected based on a combination of grades and SAT scores. After graduation, Joseph plans to study engineering at Penn State University, University Park. Photo submitted.


Ellwood City Relay for Life Event

Paint The Town Purple Survivor Luncheon Sunday, June 4, 2017 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. Join us as we celebrate our survivors at the Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hill on Portersville Road with a luncheon.  This is free to all survivors and a guest prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hall.  Entertainment will be performed by magician T J Hill, plus door prizes and a basket auction.  Vic Rangel and Anna Main are the guest speakers, come hear their amazing stories.  Relay For Life survivor shirts will be received at this time.  For more information contact Donna Kish at 724-758-9856 or e-mail…