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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


Lion’s Club Fountain Reappears After Years of Absence

After years of absence, the Lion’s Club water fountain is back in Ellwood City – bigger and better than ever! On the corner of Lawrence and Sixth, a brightly colored lion statue sits, donated by the kindness of one of the Lion’s Club founding member’s daughter. After nearly 30 years in the community, the old fountain had to be taken down due to wear and tear about 5 years ago. The club then started fundraising for a new fountain and the daughter of Floyd V. Scheidemantel, Sally, donated the money to the club to purchase a new one. It took…


Ellwood City Birthday Celebration

The Ellwood City Historical Society is planning an open house on September 28-30 to celebrate Ellwood City’s 125 birthday. Featured will be cake, refreshments, and prizes. Over 1000 priceless photos of friends, neighbors and relatives will be available for viewing and taking! More information on the newsletter below.


Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting

Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Please join the Relay for Life team for their first meeting of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ellwood on Thursday, October 12th at 6pm. They will be meeting at The Beanery, 212 Portersville Road in Ellport, (the old La Isla Mexican Restaurant) and celebrating the 2017 event and beginning plans for our 2018 event. Your input and support is welcome! The Beanery has some great food and you are welcome to order Dutch Treat. The Beanery also does flavored lattes, frapps, capps and milk shakes. The meeting will be…


Lincoln High Grad Fires 76, Sparks BC3 to Win for Third Time in Three Outings

Bakerstown, PA – Tyler Good, a 2017 graduate of Lincoln High School in his third appearance with the Butler County Community College golf team, led the Pioneers to victory for the third consecutive match by firing a 3-over 76 Sunday against the Community College of Allegheny County-Boyce at Pittsburgh North Golf Course. Good’s 76 was a stroke better than that of CCAC-Boyce’s Holden Hitchcock. Good shot a 76 on Sept. 15 at The Links at Spring Church Golf Course in Apollo to lead BC3 past Westmoreland County Community College; and an 81 on Sept. 19 to spark BC3 past CCAC-Boyce…


Carnegie Free Library Book Sale

The Carnegie Free Library is having their annual book sale starting October 7th. All items will be a dollar or as otherwise marked. More information on the flyer below.


Join Senator Elder Vogel Jr. for his 55+ Senior Expo

Event set for Friday October 6, 2017  Community College of Beaver County, One Campus Drive Monaca, PA. 15061 10am-1pm  Senator Elder Vogel, Jr. would like to invite all area seniors and their families to attend his free Senior Expo on Friday October 6 at the Community College of Beaver County. Representatives from over 75 state and local agencies will be on hand to provide useful information for seniors on healthcare, government services, and more.  In addition, there will be lots of door prizes, giveaways, health screenings and lunch, all free of charge. Entertainment by the Western PA SNPJ Button Box…


REMINDER: Wing Bash Benefit Scheduled Saturday

A wing bash is being held at the Sons of Italy this weekend to benefit Anthony Tollari III, to pay for some expenses after an incident that left him paralyzed. In July, Tollari had a diving accident in his swimming pool which shattered his C5 vertebrae. He has had surgery and is currently undergoing rehabilitation at the hospital. He recently got his neck brace taken off and is continuing to making slow progress. The benefit has been organized to help his family with expenses related to getting Anthony home. He will need a wheelchair van, ramps, and changes made to…


PHOTOS: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Competition

Last Friday, a teacher from Ellwood City and Beaver Falls squared against each other in a football-tossing challenge, called Alex’s Lemonade Stand, to raise awareness and money for childhood cancer. The fundraising idea came from Cara Atkinson, leader of the Hope Club at Ellwood City, who said the outcome was definitely worth it and that she hopes to do it again next year. Ellwood won raising $982 and Beaver Falls raised $502. $300 was raised at the game and Ellwood continued their fundraising all this week to hopefully reach a final goal of $2,000. Check out the photos of the…