Halloween Contest Winners

As of 8a.m. November 9, we counted the votes- it was a very close race! We would like to congratulate our first place winner, Jin, age 5 with a whopping total of 419 likes- as a box of mac’n’cheese, and our second place winners, Aria Eldridge 3 as Wilma Flinestone and her sister Rowyn Eldridge 1, as Pebbles Flinestone following closely behind with a total of 344 likes. Thank you to all who submitted and participated in’s annual Halloween Contest.

Cast of Portersville Christian School’s Production of Antigone Announced

Local students in Portersville Christian School’s Production of Antigone – Cast and Crew Portersville, PA. The cast and crew of Portersville Christian School’s Fine Arts Committee’s modern English production of Sophocles’ Antigone has been announced. The Greek tragedy, the third chronologically of Sophocles’ Theban plays, will be presented Thursday, November 9, Friday, November 10 and Saturday November 11 at 7 PM each night, at the school, 343 East Portersville Road/Rt. 488 East, Portersville PA 16051. The director is Ryan Wise. Cast includes: Creon……………………….Danny Schlachter of Ellwood City, Senior Antigone…………………….Alexis Konar of Butler, Junior Ismene…………………..….Amy Miller of Cranberry Township, Junior Haemon…………………….Aidan…

Poets Needed for Art Show

Daysprings on 6th is still accepting poets to read their poetry this Thursday evening during the Renew and Revive Art Show reception. Anyone interested in reading their poetry at the show can contact Jan at 724-752-1512. Entries are open to the public and spots are limited. Theme must be similar to Renew and Revive! Winning poet will be rewarded with a prize. The art show will consist of a variety of art from four local area artists, there bios are here. The reception will be held on Thursday, November 9 from 7-9p.m. and will be open to the public.  Complimentary…

Meet the Cast Part 1: Little Woman

Lincoln High School will be performing the classic tale, Little Woman as their musical this year. According to Laura Adam, the Musical Director, the musical will showcase the talent of the students who have dedicated a lot of time and energy to their roles. “We start a workshop in June with 3-4 different shows and choose the one that best suits the students. We chose Little Woman because they all seem to enjoy the relatabilty of the characters despite the Civil War setting. The characters in the musical are relatable, timeless and experience things people still go through today.” All…

Ellwood City Moose Christmas Fair

The Ellwood City Moose, 1400 Factory Ave. will be having a Christmas Fair on Sunday December 3rd from 10am – 3pm. This is the first year the Moose is having the event, which will be open to the public and will feature local vendors of all kinds, Christmas crafters, a concession stand, food and bake sale, and a Chinese auction. There will be 18-20 hand crafters, wreathes, hand painted bottles, leather, and others. There will also be consultants like Luluroe, health and beauty, nail art, Tupperware and others. Each vendor is donating a prize to the Chinese auction. All money…

Time to Vote: Costume Contest

The Ellwood City Costume Contest contestants are waiting for your vote! 1 like = 1 vote. Voting runs through Thursday, November 9th. The top two winners will receive a prize. Good luck to all entrants!

Meet the Candidates Recap

Yesterday evening held the final Meet the Candidate session for this local election. Four council seats and four school board seats are up for election. All school board candidates were present except for Norm Boots. Less than half of the council candidates were present for the meeting. Incumbent Michele Lamenza, former Councilman James Barry and newcomer Caleb Cragle were the council candidates present. School Board Recap: Each candidate gave their opening statements and why they believe they would be the best candidate for the position. Barb Wilson, newcomer running for school board, believes she would be a good candidate because…

Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of November 6, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, November 7, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — Family Laptime, designed for babies as young as 6 months of age, toddlers and preschoolers. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays and more. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, November 8, 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 for more information….

Carnegie Free Library Fall Fundraiser

The Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls is hosting A Novel Event, featuring local authors’ books for sale and signing. The date of the event is Saturday, Nov. 18 – the same day as the Beaver Falls Business Open House. “What makes this doubly exciting is that the Beaver Falls Businesses are having an Open House on the same day,” Jean Barsotti, MSLS, Director stated. The five-hour event includes a variety of raffle baskets, and cookies and beverages for sale to supplement the author book signing. More event information is on the flyer below.

PHOTOS: Mayor Court Hands Out Halloween Candy

Mayor Court enjoyed an evening handing out candy to Ellwood City children who participated in the annual Halloween Night tradition.  Many children were out, regardless of the cold, to show off their great costumes and be treated with candy from residents all over town. It was a great night enjoyed with the Ellwood City community. Photos and write-up submitted.