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Lincoln High Grad Leads BC3 Golfers to Victory Again

Butler, PA – Tyler Good, a 2017 Lincoln High graduate in his second appearance with the Butler County Community College golf team, shot a 9-over 81 Tuesday to lead the Pioneers to victories over Westmoreland County Community College and the Community College of Allegheny County-Boyce in BC3’s home opener at Lake Arthur Golf Club. Good also fired a 4-over 76 Friday in sparking the Pioneers to an eight-stroke win over Westmoreland County Community College in Apollo. Good, a late addition to BC3’s golf team, has been an unexpected surprise, coach Bill Miller said. “He hits the ball off the tee…


Broadway Sensation Comes to Ellwood City

Diamond Dance Academy LLC welcomes back one of the hottest dance sensations, Seth Stewart, premier New York Dancer and choreographer, again to offer any-and-everyone a once in a life-time chance to dance with this Broadway star on September, 28. Stewart is one of today’s most exiting and energetic all-around entertainers. Recently, Seth performed as Marquis De Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, after previously being an original Broadway cast member in the Grammy Award winning hit show, Hamilton the Musical. Stewart has performed in the Tony Award winning musical “In the Heights,” as Graffitti Pete as well as all over the world on tours…


Lemon Toss Challenge: “More Than Just a Fundraiser”

As part of childhood cancer awareness month, two local teachers have decided to take part in raising awareness and funds for the cause by organizing a lemon toss challenge at the Wolverines, Beaver Falls football game this evening. Cara Atkinson, a teacher at the Ellwood City School District and creator and sponsor of Club Hope at the high school, has teamed up with her brother, Nick Nardone, the head coach of Beaver Falls to put together what they hope to be a annual event. “This is our first year doing the lemon toss challenge, but we hope to make it…


Class of 1957 60th Anniversary Celebration

The 60th anniversary of the Lincoln High Class of 1957 was celebrated by 45 members accompanied by their spouses, friends and guests at two informal gatherings last month. Balloons decorated tables at Nico’s Cafe on Wampum Ave., where appetizers were enjoyed and friendships were renewed the first night. The next evening, 70 people gathered at the Saxon Club for a buffet-style dinner, catered by Nico’s, followed by an entertaining program emceed by James Meehan, class president from Ellwood City. Richard Charles of Kent, OH., won the 50/50 which raised money for the class-sponsored scholarship which is given annually to members…


PHOTOS: Lawrence Avenue, Bell Avenue Demolition Progress

Following the progress being made on the demolition of 509 through 515 Lawrence Ave., these photos were snapped this morning by our journalist to show the current state of the buildings. As of right now the front side of the stretch is still intact. We are still waiting to hear back from the Borough Manager regarding the expected completion time of the project. Updates to follow.


Fombell History Day

Fombell History Day is this Sunday, September 17th 1pm-5pm and held at Lillyville Church of God located at 408 Hickernell Rd, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania 16117. The annual event brings people together to celebrate and share their history. Many find a relative in a photo or reminisce with a neighbor about their communities. People are encouraged to bring their pictures to share. Visitors can spend the afternoon looking at pictures of Fombell and surrounding areas and learn more about the local history. Military uniforms and weapons will be on display. Ed Boots will be dressed in a World War ll uniform…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of September 11, 2017

Activities scheduled at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, September 11, at 6:30 p.m. – Classics Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “The Ministry of Fear,” by Graham Greene. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Tuesday, September 12, at 6:00 p.m. – A program on fall gardening featuring the topic, “What to Do in the Garden During Sweater Weather,” will be presented by the Master Gardeners in Lawrence County. Registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. There is a $5 fee to attend, the proceeds going to both the…


Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Please join us for our first meeting of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ellwood on Thursday, September 14th at 6pm. We will be meeting at The Beanery, 212 Portersville Road in Ellport, (the old La Isla Mexican Restaurant). We will be celebrating our 2017 event and beginning plans for our 2018 event. We welcome your input and support! 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….


Meet the Players: Stiefel Hockey League

The Stiefel Hockey League is just ending their successful summer season and entering their fall season, which is expected to start mid-September. The league is made up of a diverse crowd of players, most doing it just for some fun, friendly competition. Currently, the league has at least five teams already signed up for the fall season but is still accepting team and individual sign-ups. Anyone interested in signing up can do so by emailing or calling Caleb Cragle at caleb.cragle@gmail.com or 724-971-0311. Here’s what some of the players have to say about their experience being part of the hockey…


Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Please join us for our first meeting of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ellwood on Thursday, September 14th at 6pm. We will be meeting at The Beanery, 212 Portersville Road in Ellport, (the old La Isla Mexican Restaurant). We will be celebrating our 2017 event and beginning plans for our 2018 event. We welcome your input and support! The Beanery has some great food and you are welcome to order Dutch Treat. Our meeting will be starting at 6 so please come a…