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United Fund Kick-Off

Please set the date, 17th of October, aside for a special time at the Ellwood City United Fund kick off. It will take place at Nico Luciano’s café at 324 Wampum Avenue, Ellwood City, Pa from 5pm to 7pm. Hosted will be refreshments, prizes, silent auction, and a period of time for each of you to tell the goal of your agency for the Ellwood City area (brochures, pass outs are welcome). Any updates or stories that we may use to promote your agency would be helpful. Please bring a guest, invite your friends and neighbors for a enjoyable night out. RSVP to…


Top Floor of Old Boiler Room Taken Down

The tallest of the buildings being demolished on Lawrence Avenue, known previously as the Boiler Room, finally had the top floor removed yesterday. The building was structured with large steel beams that had to be carefully removed before it was able to be torn down to the same level as the other two old storefronts. Police cruisers blocked off a small portion of Lawrence Avenue to prepare for the collapse in case any debris fell into the roadway, none of which did. Construction workers estimate the buildings will be completely demolished in the next few days and clean up of…


Wolverine Football Players Face Suspension After Incident Last Friday

Some Ellwood City football players will be facing suspension after a brawl last Friday night following the football game versus Valley. According to an article on New Castle News, Principal Kirk Lape stated the school was notified by the PIAA that players had been disqualified from the contest with Valley and will now be required to sit out Friday’s home game against Beaver. Lape, athletic director Curt Agostinelli, and head coach Nick Hand will be meeting with Valley and WPIAL officials to further discuss the incident. At this time it is unclear which individuals have been suspended.


Ellwood City PD Thank Veterinary Office for Money Raised

The Ellwood City Police Department released the following thank you to the Ellwood City Veterinary Practice for their help to raise money for canine officer Ranger: A big thank-you to Dr. Cindi Maro and Dr. Daniel Jones for raising funds for the purchase of a GPS tracking device for Ellwood City Police K9,  Ranger. The raising of funds were held in conjunction with the EC Fall Festival. Dr. Maro opened the Ellwood City  Animal Hospital 30 years ago, September 26, 1987. Mayor Court has been involved with Dr. Maro in numerous meetings to put this all together and have a successful outcome to raise funds to purchase this…


Lincoln High Grad Sparks BC3 to Golf Victories for Fourth Time in Row

(Greensburg, PA)  — Tyler Good, a 2017 Lincoln High graduate in his fourth appearance with the Butler County Community College golf team, shot a 2-over-par 74 Friday to lead BC3 for the fourth consecutive match and to victories against Westmoreland County Community College and Penn State-Fayette at Valley Green Golf and Country Club.  BC3 (12-1) posted a score of 311 on the 6,166-yard course in topping Westmoreland (327) and Penn State-Fayette (330).  In addition to Friday, Good was also BC3’s medalist on Sept. 24 by shooting a 4-over 76 over the Community College of Allegheny County-Boyce at Pittsburgh North Golf Club, Bakerstown;…


GALLERY: Fall Fest 2017

The 2017 Fall Fest was packed out as expected. There were hundreds of cars and thousands of people throughout the day. Check out the photos below! Photos submitted  


Old Photo Friday: Ellwood Celebrates 95th Birthday with 95ft Cake

Thanks to the courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, they have provided us with a box full of old photos that we will now be using for Old Photo Friday! Today’s feature is the 95ft cake served on Lawrence Avenue in 1987 for the town’s 95th birthday celebration. Check out the photo below: The 95ft cake was formed by 112 9×13 individual cakes that were donated by area organizations and individuals. This weekend we will be celebrating Ellwood’s 125th birthday, unfortunately there will not be a 125ft cake but the Historical Society will be having cake and tea in…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of October 2, 2017

 Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, October 2, through Saturday, October 7 – The library’s Annual Book Sale will take place. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Monday will also feature a bake sale. A wide variety of books, DVDs, Audio CDs and more will be available at the sale. Saturday is “Bag Day” which offers an opportunity for shoppers to purchase a bag full of books of their choosing for $5. The…


Riverside High School’s 2017 Homecoming Queens Court

Here are the ladies of the RHS Homecoming Court 2017! The Riverside Homecoming will be this Friday at the Riverside High School Stadium. The girls are Abigayle Fec, Alivia Leyland, Raven Barlow, Sydney Wolf and Sarah Annarumo. Photo submitted


Sick Puppy Given Away with Dog Crate

Gentle Ben’s Giant Breed Rescue, a dog rescue in Zelienople, recently acquired a very unhealthy 11 week old puppy who was given away with a dog crate that was being sold. “Kelly, a very good friend mine, saw this sweet boy on some type of farm ad where the owner was selling a crate and said a puppy came with it. The ad indicated the puppy was a Fila Brasilerio, which is a type of mastiff. Kelly immediately contacted the owner and said she would take the puppy,” the rescue’s Facebook post states. ” Little did we know what was…