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EC Code Enforcement Officer Reminds Residents of Snow Clearing Ordinance

Ralph Chiappetta, Ellwood City’s code enforcement officer reminds residents of the snow removal ordinance: 1988 Code § 12-3091)  (Ord. 2396.  Passed 7-17-06.) Bookmark674.04   SNOW AND ICE ON SIDEWALKS. (a)   Removal of Snow and Ice by Owner, Occupant or Tenant.  The owner, occupant or tenant of every property upon or alongside any street in the Borough shall remove or cause to be removed, from all sidewalks in front of or alongside of such property, all snow or ice fallen or formed thereon, within twenty-four hours after the same has ceased to fall or form.  No snow or ice removed or shoveled…


NOTICE: Ellwood Oral Surgeon to Relocate

The staff of James N. Edmonds, Jr.’s office has made it public that Dr. Edmonds will be relocating at the end of January, 2018. James N. Edmonds, Jr. is an oral surgeon who has been practicing in Ellwood City for over 30 years and will continue to practice in Ellwood City (Dr. Brown’s office – 101 5th Street) one day a week on Wednesdays. The practice’s phone number and fax number will remain the same:  724-752-2400 and 724-752-2425 (fax). Any questions or concerns can be forwarded to the office directly.


Lincoln High Graduate Named to WPCC All-Academic Team

Butler, PA– Madison Morella, a 2017 Lincoln High graduate and freshman on a Butler County Community College volleyball team that in October captured its 14th Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference title since 1977, is one of 19 BC3 fall sports athletes named to the WPCC all-academic team. Morella, who achieved high honors, was a middle hitter on a BC3 squad that posted an 18-6 record and whose WPCC crown was its ninth under coach Rob Snyder and third in a row after sweeping the Community College of Beaver County on Oct. 22. To be eligible for the WPCC all-academic team, student-athletes…


Lincoln High School Cuts Costs, No More Paper Report Cards

In an attempt to cut thousands in costs, the Ellwood City School Board has decided to stop giving out paper report cards at Lincoln High School, effective with the latest nine-weeks grading period. Parents and guardians are encouraged to instead view their child’s grades through the online platform that is already in place; those without access to the internet or who prefer the paper reports can make individual requests to the school to continue receiving hard copies. This decision will not affect the lower grades and high school students who fail a course will receive a mailing from the guidance…


GriefShare Program

No matter what the circumstances, grief recovery is a painful process. A GriefShare seminar/support group is being hosted and sponsored by Calvin Presbyterian Church. The program will be facilitated by Ginny Brest. The first session is scheduled for Sunday, February 4 from 1:300-3:30 p.m. in the church parlor. The group will meet each Sunday afternoon (except April 1, Easter Sunday) for 13 weeks, concluding on May 6 . While participants are encouraged to complete the 13-week program if possible, attendance is not mandatory each week. The program is free and open to anyone in the community (and beyond) because we understand how deeply…


Weekend Weather Advisory: Winter Storm Hunter

Ellwood City and surrounding areas are right in the path for winter storm, Hunter. A winter storm warning has been issued and is calling for between five and seven inches of now, coupled with potential sleet accumulation of a half inch and ice accumulation of one-tenth inch. According to meteorology reports, heavy rain will push into the region during the day today, possibly causing flooding, then changing into freezing rain sometime during rush hour this evening due to falling temperatures. The freezing rain will continue into Friday night, changing over to snow later in the evening around 8p.m. Snow will…


Old Photo Friday: Circle Playground

This week’s Old Photo Friday is a photo of Circle Playground, taken in 1980. Not only is it interesting to see how much the playground has changed since then, but there is a news story attached with the photo: “A seven-story building to provide apartments for the elderly will replace the Circle Playground, shown here, if the developer, Neshannock Corp. of Arlington, Va., and the owner of the property, the Ellwood City Area School District come to terms on a purchase price. In the left background is the Robert Morabito home at 315 Fountain Ave. and at the extreme right…


Notice of Tax Office Hours

The tax office located in the Ellwood City Municipal Building will be open only on Wednesday from 10a.m.-3p.m. until March 1st. After March first, the office will be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10a.m.-3p.m.


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of January 15, 2018

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: The library will be closed on Monday, January 15, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 16. Tuesday, January 16, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Landfall,” by Ellen Urbani. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, January 17, 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…


WINTER WEATHER: Early Dismissal at Lincoln, Hartman Scheduled

On Friday, 01/12/18 the ECASD will be on an ACT 80 early dismissal due to pending freezing rain. Lincoln and Hartman will be dismissed @ 11:15 Perry and NS will be dismissed @ 12:00. All after school activities are canceled.