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Ellwood City Relay for Life Event

Paint The Town Purple Survivor Luncheon Sunday, June 4, 2017 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. Join us as we celebrate our survivors at the Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hill on Portersville Road with a luncheon.  This is free to all survivors and a guest prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hall.  Entertainment will be performed by magician T J Hill, plus door prizes and a basket auction.  Vic Rangel and Anna Main are the guest speakers, come hear their amazing stories.  Relay For Life survivor shirts will be received at this time.  For more information contact Donna Kish at 724-758-9856 or e-mail…


Fine Arts Festival

On Tuesday, May 16, the public is invited to attend the inaugural spring Fine Arts Festival at Lincoln Junior-Senior High School. The show, which is free to the public, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.  Student work will be on display through the first floor and library, and refreshments will be served in the cafeteria. Following the festival, the choral department’s spring concert will be held in the Leslie Szabo Jr. Memorial Auditorium under the direction of Felecia Greco and Laura Adams.  Tickets for the spring concert are $5 for adults and $3 for senior citizens and…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of May 15, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, May 15, through Saturday, May 20, — A “Butterfly Activity” will be offered to all preschoolers and early elementary-aged children who come into the library during the week. The children will be given a plastic butterfly to decorate here and to take home with them. All area children are invited to participate. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Monday, May 15, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Bottomland,” by Michelle Hoover. Call the library…


Mother’s Day in Ellwood City

Unsure of what to get the special mothers in your life for Mother’s Day this Sunday? Here’s a list of gift ideas local to the Ellwood City Community:       Take her to a Mother’s Day Event: Windy Ridge Dairy: Bring mom out for a $1.00 sundae on Saturday May 13th! We will be open till 9pm! We will have hot fudge, black raspberry, and salted caramel toppings! Mother’s Day Tea: First United Methodist Church invites you to attend a Mother’s Day Tea from 11am-1pm. The Fashion Show starts at 11am. Tickets are $10 for adults 13 and up,…


Senator Vogel to Host Veterans’ Specialist at New Castle District Office

Senator Vogel announced today that he will host a veterans’ specialist in his New Castle District Office to assist constituents with various issues related to their military service. Stephanie Bengoa of the American Legion Veterans Assistance Program will be available on Wednesday, May 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Senator Vogel’s New Castle Office (1905 W State St New Castle). No appointment is necessary. Ms. Bengoa can assist veterans and their families understand the benefits they have earned, enroll in the V.A. health care system, assist with the appeals process, and much more. Please bring any documentation and…



Ellwood City Relay for Life Event

Paint The Town Purple Survivor Luncheon Sunday, June 4, 2017 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. Join us as we celebrate our survivors at the Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hill on Portersville Road with a luncheon.  This is free to all survivors and a guest prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hall.  Entertainment will be performed by magician T J Hill, plus door prizes and a basket auction.  Vic Rangel and Anna Main are the guest speakers, come hear their amazing stories.  Relay For Life survivor shirts will be received at this time.  For more information contact Donna Kish at 724-758-9856 or e-mail…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of May 8, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, May 8, at 6:30 p.m. – Classics Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Sapphira and the Slave Girl,” by Willa Cather. New members are welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Tuesday, May 9, at 3:00 p.m. – The Library Anniversary Committee will meet to discuss upcoming events and fundraisers. New members are welcome, so call the library for more information. Wednesday, May 10, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and…


PHOTOS: Ellwood City Prom Court 2017

The Ellwood City Prom is scheduled for Friday May 5. Promenade starts at 5:30…  Doors open at 5:00 Promenade tickets are $3, and can be buy them at the door Ellwood City Prom “A Night in Disguise” will take place at Shakespeare’s Restaurant in Ellwood City from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by the traditional Ellwood City After Prom at the Sons of Italy. Submitted photos of the 2017 girls and boys prom court below:  


TELL ME A TALE: Prison Based Family Literacy Initiative

Family literacy programs can provide opportunities for education success for parents and children.  These programs can serve as models of family involvement, showing how families can become part of an extended classroom and build on the work of the school.  Engagement in family programs does not have to stop because a parent is incarcerated. The Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls in partnership with the Beaver County Bar Association and TRAILS Ministries are working on an innovative family literacy initiative.  Tell Me A Tale: Prison Based Family Literacy Initiative developed by Christine Kroger, Children’s Librarian at the Carnegie Free Library…