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Senators’ Letter to Gov. Wolf Regarding Amazon’s HQ2

Yesterday, Senator Vogel and eleven other state senators representing Western PA penned a letter to the Governor urging his Administration to aggressively market this region as a location for Amazon’s proposed second headquarters facility. The letter reads: Dear Governor Wolf: According to recent media reports. Amazon is currently soliciting proposals from cities and states as a site for its second company headquarters (HQ2) in North America. Western Pennsylvania would be an ideal location for this major economic development opportunity and strong legislative support exists to work with the Administration to bring the headquarters here. As you know, Pennsylvania has partnered…


Bernstine: Senate and Governor Should Get On Board with Taxpayers-First Revenue Plan

HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today released the following statement after joining a majority of his House Republican colleagues in voting to send their version of a state budget revenue plan to the Senate: “I’ve said it all along: I will NOT vote to raise taxes and I’m happy to say that my vote today for the House revenue plan upholds my promise to the hard-working taxpayers of the 10th District. If they are truly interested in standing up for the people of Pennsylvania, the Senate and governor will get on board with this responsible plan as well, as…


Real Estate Transactions for August 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 August, 2017: Ellport Borough 213 Mahoney Ave; Wells Fargo Bank to William Passerrello for $23,000. 113 Golf Ave; Mark and Tammy Mazzant to Christopher Dovidio and Ivy Frederick for $90,000. 219 Martin Ave; Edwin Price to Joseph and Michelle Pollio for $25,000. 105 Duncan Ave; US Bank National Association to Ted and Linda Kelosky for $24,000.   Ellwood City 1113 Center Ave; James R. Hammond to Cody D. McClean for $72,000. 721…


Fombell History Day

Fombell History Day is this Sunday, September 17th 1pm-5pm and held at Lillyville Church of God located at 408 Hickernell Rd, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania 16117. The annual event brings people together to celebrate and share their history. Many find a relative in a photo or reminisce with a neighbor about their communities. People are encouraged to bring their pictures to share. Visitors can spend the afternoon looking at pictures of Fombell and surrounding areas and learn more about the local history. Military uniforms and weapons will be on display. Ed Boots will be dressed in a World War ll uniform…


Lincoln Class of 1954 Monthly Meeting

Pudue LaCava hosted the Lincoln Class of 1954 “Nite at the Movies” committee wrap-up meeting on Thursday Auagust 18 at 1p.m. at her Mt. Vernon Drive home. The session began with lunch provided by the committee members and served by Ilene Gardner and LaCava. Dessert featured Gardner’s homemade pies in honor of the successful class event. Paul Abraham and James Spielvogel opened the business session. James Gillespie gave the fund raising report and distributed tickets for the August fund raiser.  He will continue the monthly fund raising to June of 2018. Interested participants may contact committee members for information. LaCava…


Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Please join us for our first meeting of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ellwood on Thursday, September 14th at 6pm. We will be meeting at The Beanery, 212 Portersville Road in Ellport, (the old La Isla Mexican Restaurant). We will be celebrating our 2017 event and beginning plans for our 2018 event. We welcome your input and support! The Beanery has some great food and you are welcome to order Dutch Treat. Our meeting will be starting at 6 so please come a…


PHOTO: Mayor Court and Domino’s Donate Pizza to Pool Employees and Attendees

The Ellwood City Veterans Memorial pool officially closed for the season on Labor Day, but before it closed, on Monday, September 4, 2017 Mayor Anthony J. Court and Domino’s donated Pizza to the Ellwood City Pool employees and regular attendee’s in appreciation for a successful season. Photo submitted.  


WXED to Air Live Wolverines Football Coverage

Ellwood City’s very own radio station, WXED, will now be airing the Wolverine’s home games live, hosted by their resident on-air personality, Troy Robert. Robert, who is the current radio host of another show on WXED, Talking Sports With the Youngster and Old Man, has high expectations for the new addition. “Although I’m not from Ellwood City, after working here I have learned how to tailor my content to the interest of the community, and one thing I learned is that Ellwood City loves local high school football.” After playing and coaching many sports throughout his life, Robert described himself…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of Sept. 4, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: The library will be closed on Monday, September 4, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday. Wednesday, September 6, 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. This program is returning to its Wednesday morning meeting time. Everyone is welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, September 6, at 3:00 p.m. –…


Police Reports: Gun Found in 2nd Street Business’s Dumpster

Gun Found in 2nd Street Business’s Dumpster According to the police report, on August 28 Ellwood City officers were dispatched to a business on 2nd Street after receiving a call about a gun being discovered in the business’s dumpster. While taking out the trash, two employees noticed a black semi-automatic handgun discarded in the dumpster. They checked the gun to make sure it was not loaded and no magazines were found. The gun had the serial numbers scratched off. One of the employees stated the gun couldn’t have been there more than a couple days because he would have noticed…