“Second Saturday” Soup Supper

The first soup supper for the season will be held on November 11th,  4 – 6:30pm Wurtemburg United Methodist Church 1244 Portersville Road  (Rt 488 by 3rd bridge) Ellwood City, PA  16117. Soups:  Ham ‘n Bean Soup and Beef Veggie Soup Includes:  Italian Bread, Homemade Rolls, Dessert, Beverages & Refills Eat-in and Take-out are both $6; under age 5 Free. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are just $1.00 Quarts of Soup are $6.00 Come, relax and enjoy fresh homemade soups and desserts. Church:  724-758-9685

HAPPENING NOW: Halloween Costume Submissions

We are now accepting Halloween costume submissions for our annual costume contest! The last day to submit is Nov 2. All submissions will appear on our Facebook gallery page for voting beginning Friday, November 3rd and voting runs through Thursday, November 9th. The Rules: 1. Dress your kids up for Halloween! 2. Submit the best photo of your child in his/her costume to by e-mailing (please include name and age) 3. VOTE! 4. Win and collect your prize! The top two winners will receive a cash prize. View last year’s winners here.

Super Soren’s Super Ziti Dinner Fundraiser

Sunday, November 5, 2017 Wurtemburg Fire Hall, 425 Portersville Road, Ellwood City, PA 16117 1pm – 4pm Ziti, meatball, Italian bread, salad, dessert, soft drink. $15 adults. $10 kids. Musical entertainment. 50/50 raffles. There will be an Enchanted Fairtytale Princess there to greet the kids. Huge basket auction. Everyone gets a chance at the door prize – an autographed picture of Steelers’ Antonio Brown. A limited number of event tickets will be available at the door. Please consider purchasing tickets in advance from National Grind coffee shop, Lawrence Ave., EC; Blocher Jewelers in Franklin Plaza, EC.; call Mary Boschini Prence…

Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of October 30, 2017

Activities at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, October 31, at 10:00 a.m. — Family Laptime, designed for babies as young as 6 months of age, toddlers and preschoolers. Please note that there will only be one session this week, at 10:00 a.m., due to Trick-or-Treat night scheduled for Tuesday evening. The 6:30 p.m. session will resume next week. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays and more. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, November 1, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public….

Mayor Donates Basket to Super Soren Fund Raiser

Mayor Anthony J. Court of Ellwood City was honored to donate a basket for a fundraiser that will take place to support the rehabilitation costs for Soren Flook, a young boy who survived a tragic accident. A Ziti Dinner fundraiser will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Wurtemburg Fire Hall from 1p-4p. There will be a huge “basket” auction, and a autographed photo of Steelers’ “Antonio Brown” Door Prize. Festivities will also include “An Enchanted Fairytale Princess” in attendance. Proceeds of the fundraiser will go the “Super Soren Fund”. The Ziti Dinner includes Ziti, Meatball, Salad, Italian…

Documentary “Project 22” Coming to BC3 at Lawrence Crossing

New Castle, PA – BC3 at Lawrence Crossing on Nov. 14 will offer a free public screening of “Project 22,” an April 2015 documentary created by two young combat veterans and one that heightens awareness about post-traumatic stress disorder and suicide among those who served in recent wars, the president of the college’s Student Veterans Association said. “Project 22” will be shown at 2849 W. State St., New Castle, from 12:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. “The paramount thing that comes to mind is that you are not alone in thinking about suicide and you are certainly not alone in having…

14th National Take-Back Initiative

The Ellwood City Police Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)  has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day which will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., across the country.   This is a great opportunity for those who missed the previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications. Ellwood City Police Department will once again participate in this event. Unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs can be safely disposed of at the ELLWOOD CITY MUNICIPAL BUILDING at the rear…

Paint Party for Retreat Fund

The North Sewickley Presbyterian Church Retreat Committee is hosting a Paint Party by artist Ken Cole on Saturday, November, 11, 2017 to raise money for the retreat fund to help pay for speakers and scholarships. The session will be from 1:30 to 4:00p.m. at the North Sewickley Presbyterian Church. The cost is $30.00 per person payable at the door, checks payable to the church. Food, beverages, and door prizes are included. Due to limited spacing, RSVP to the Church Office 724-752-1272 Heather Anderson by Friday, November 10, 2017.  

ECABF Executive Officers Positions for Election

The Ellwood City Amateur Baseball Federation (ECABF) has the following Executive Officers positions coming up for election for the 2018/2019 Seasons: President, Vice President, Secretary & Treasurer.  All positions are a 2 year term. A letter of interest must be emailed and received to by November 5, 2017. Applicants will be notified to set up an interview with the Board of Directors.

Bernstine to Host Paper Shredding Event on Nov. 4

Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) will host a free paper shredding event on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9-11 a.m. in the Franklin Township Building parking lot, located at 897 State Route 288, Fombell. Free on-site document shredding will be provided by Iron City Workplace Services. “We all know that identity theft is a growing problem both locally and across the country,” said Bernstine. “Now, more than ever, we need to protect our private information and make sure it is destroyed properly. We are pleased to provide residents with a secure way to shred large amounts of personal documents.” Residents who plan…