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Lieutenant Speaks About Importance of Drug Take-Back Programs

The Ellwood City Police Department is sponsoring a drug take-back program on Saturday, April 29 at the Ellwood City Municipal Building. Residents may use the opportunity to turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal, which the Ellwood City Police Lieutenant says is a critical step towards improving the growing amount of drug addictions. “The importance of the program is that it takes away the ability to use prescription drugs from people who may be experimenting with them, especially the opioids,” Lt. Kingston said. The program is part of the DEA and US Attorneys 360 Degree Program, which originally…


PA One Book Event 2017

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls. The Library will be hosting a “Poetry Party” on Saturday, April 29 at 11:00 am.  The PA One Book, Every Young Child Literacy Program selection, Daniel Finds a Poem by Micah Archer, winner of the 2017 Ezra Jack Keats Award will be the focus of the Poetry Party.  Experience how Daniel finds poetry in the world all around him.  Preschoolers and their families will enjoy fun stories, games, crafts, and a sensory table.  Each family who attends will receive a free copy.  Call the library to register at…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of April 24, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, April 25, at 12:00 Noon — The Lawrence County Commissioners will hold their public meeting at the library beginning at Noon on Tuesday, April 25. The public is invited to attend. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, April 26, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a new concept in helping to reduce the stresses of everyday life. Everyone is welcome, so call the library for more information….


Beautification Awards 2017

Mayor Court has announced today that the Ellwood City community will once again turn their properties into beautiful landscapes, bring the neighborhoods back to life for everyone to enjoy. This will be the 7th year that Mayor Court will present “Beautification Awards” and restaurant certificates to six (6) area residents who are nominated for taking pride in their properties throughout Ellwood City. All residents are encouraged to participate, by displaying your talents in your landscaping or nominating someone you feel has made their property stand out in the neighborhood. Mayor Courts office will accept the nominations by phone, mail, Facebook…


Mayor Presents Tamburitzan Commendation

On Sunday, April 9, 2017 The Tamburitzans from Pittsburgh PA performed in Ellwood City. Mayor Court proclaimed April 9, 2019 as “Tamburitzans Day” in Ellwood City, by presenting a Proclamation at the Ellwood City Rotary Club meeting in March. Alena Kucan, who is from Ellwood City was also presented with a commendation by Mayor Court for her outstanding performance and she is viewed by many as a “ROLE MODEL” for the young adults throughout the region. The Tamburitzans are in their 80th season promoting cultural awareness through their entertaining performances, representing many countries like Croatia, Bulgaria, Russia, France, Roma, Ukraine…


Reminder: Lawrence County Earth Day Celebration

Ellwood City Community Enrichment and the Lawrence County Earth Day Committee invites you to attend Lawrence County Earth Day in Ewing Park, Ellwood City on April 22nd from 10am – 2pm and learn about environmental issues, buy “green” products from vendors, and eat a free hotdog! Admission is free. Wild World of Animals and the horse & trolley rides will be returning, as well as many musical acts. NEW THIS YEAR is the Trashion Show where contestants are judged on their garment made from reused materials and trash! For more information or to enter the Trashion Show call 724-758-5501 or email…


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.    


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of April 10th, 2017

Activities scheduled at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, April 10th, through Saturday, April 15th – A week-long “Count the Jelly Beans Game” will be held for toddlers, preschoolers and early elementary-aged children all this week. The game will take place during library hours, so stop by anytime to play. Those participating will be asked to count the jelly beans hidden in the Children’s Department to win a special prize. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Monday, April 10, at 6:30 p.m. – Classics Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the…


Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting

Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.  It is time again to start planning for the 2017 Ellwood City Relay For Life event.  Members have been busy working on new ideas for more community involvement, come out and give us your ideas!  We meet at National Grind, 408 Lawrence Avenue, downtown at 6 pm, don’t shy away because of the meeting length or because you don’t  want to be committed to long term involvement in Relay.  Give us what time you have and be included in how this event comes together every year.  It can only become bigger and…


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.