events

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…


Ellwood City Relay for Life Kickoff Party:

The Moose at 1400 Factory Avenue is hosting an evening of fun, facts and trivia to bring awareness to the public about Relay For Life right in Ellwood City. You don’t have to be a Moose member; this event is open to the public. Join relay teams and committee members as we kickoff the 2018 event theme Super Heroes, Who is Yours? For a $5.00 donation at the door you can test your knowledge in trivia and perhaps some sport facts.  Doors open at 7 pm, then Average Jane takes center stage at 8 pm. Don’t know who Average Jane…


Upcoming Historical Society Events

Upcoming events at the Ellwood City Historical Society: December 2 through January 23 Heinz Center – WWII Traveling Exhibit February 12, 2018 – Speaker Dan Burns * March 12, 2018 – Speaker Ryan Kegel * April 9, 2018 – Louise Carroll – portraying Mrs. Merritt Greene NOTE: On January 8, 2018 at 7pm, our first meeting of the New Year will be held at the National Grind Coffee Shop. Guest speaker will be Bob Rivers, a world war ll re-enactor. Bob is owner of the National Grind Coffee Shop at the corner of 5th street and Lawrence Avenue. Free Admission…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of January 1, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: The library will be closed on Monday, January 1, in observance of the New Year’s Day Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2. Wednesday, January 3, 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. Everyone is welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, January 3, at 3:00 p.m. – Creative Writing Workshop for students in…


Part 2: Top 10 Stories of 2017

In following previous years’ tradition, EllwoodCity.org brings the calendar to a close with the top 10 most popular stories of 2017. Today is Part 2 in a 2-part series. We thank all our readers for contributing to our one million plus page views this year. Click here to view Part 1. The EllwoodCity.org staff wishes everyone a safe and happy 2018! Suboxone Clinic Opens in Ellwood City Earlier in the year a suboxone clinic located on Pershing Street only a few blocks from the hospital has recently opened as an attempt to combat opiate addictions in the area. Ellwood City…


Arctic Blast Set to Chill North East

As if today isn’t already cold enough, the temperatures are supposed to drop this weekend just in time to welcome the New Year, with lows expected to be just above the negatives. Several Arctic Blasts are affecting the temperatures throughout the Midwest and North East United States, causing near-record breaking lows. If you plan on going to the Big Apple to see the ball drop – be prepared for the weather, it’s going to be even colder in New York. Check out the winter weather forecast in Ellwood City for the next 10 days here. How will you be spending…


Peace Light in Ellwood City

In early December, the Peace Light began its journey from the Grotto of the Nativity in Bethlehem. The flame has been burning for over 1,000 years. Ellwood got the light by way of the Mason Dixon Boy Scout Council of Hagerstown, Maryland. You may get this light by bringing a candle to the DaySring Church on 6th Street on Saturday from 10a.m. to 1p.m. then Saturday at Habitual Vape & Skate Shop at 505 Lawrence Ave. from 1p.m. to 7:45p.m. The light will be at 123 Orchard Ave. on Sunday from 1p.m. to 3p.m.


ECR Presents the Winter Wine and Brew Fest

Not sure of what to get your loved one for Christmas? Ellwood City Revitalization presents the 2nd Annual Winter Wine and Brew Fest! Admission includes beer and wine tasting, entertainment, DJ, raffles and a Chinese Auction. Tickets make great stocking stuffers! Please contact the Chamber at 724-758-5501 if you wish to donate a basket for the Chinese Auction or would like to sponsor.


VIDEO: Lincoln High Choir Sings at Community Plaza

Students of the Lincoln High choir took stage at the Community Plaza in downtown Ellwood to sing Christmas carols. Check out the photos and video below taken by our journalist, Cassandra Douglas.  


Ellwood City Wolverines Notch A Win Against Freedom

The Wolverines emerged victorious 78-62 against Freedom on Tuesday on the strength of Anthony Roth, who scored 31 points. Ellwood City had an early scoring surge, running out to an early double digit lead and claiming a 41-32 lead at the half. Lincoln solidified their lead in the final quarter, scoring 24 points. Roth led the charge for the Wolverine offense, scoring 31 points (10-17 shooting, one 3-pointers), with 11 points during the fourth period. He also contributed nine rebounds, five assists and two steals.  Entering the game, Roth needed 37 points to reach 1,000 for his career and will…