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Old Photo Friday: 1975 Water Show at Ewing Swimming Pool

This week’s Old Photo Friday, brought to you by the Ellwood City Historical Society, is a photo from 1975 of swimmers performing during the Bicentennial Water Show at the Ewing Park Swimming Pool. Hard to believe the pool has been around so long!


Adult Dance at Ewing Park Pool

The Ellwood City Borough Council Parks and Recreation Committee will be hosting the first Adult Dance at the Ewing Park Pool. The Committee has hosted a youth dance for the past two years and decided it would be a nice change to host an adult dance. “We decided to host the adult dance to give the older residents something to do, while also promoting our parks facilities – we are one of the few remaining local communities that still have a public swimming pool.” Judy Dici, a committee member stated. Anyone over the age of 21 is welcome to swim,…


Traveling Baseball Team Conducts Ewing Park Clean Up

Below is a photo of the Jeff Potter Baseball Tour. They are a traveling Baseball team that travels throughout PA, Maryland and West Virginia doing community service and playing baseball games for different communities. Jeff Potter is originally from Ellport Borough and was an exceptional Baseball Player. Today the Potter Traveling team conducted a clean up at the Ewing Park Nature Trail followed by lunch and drinks compliments from Red Hot, McDonald’s, and Johnny’s Pizza. They will play at Sanders Field tonight at 6pm and then travel throughout different parts of Pennsylvania before heading back to Maryland. Submitted photo


PHOTOS: 2017 Ellwood City Festival

The annual Ellwood City Arts, Crafts & Food Festival took place this past weekend and those exhibiting and attending enjoyed beautiful weather and included a wide variety of activities, performances and vendors for everyone in the Ellwood City community to enjoy! In the annual 10k race, which took place Saturday morning, Ellwoodian Doug Petrik was victorious yet again. The Festival Committee is all volunteer and the Committee is a non-profit organization, solely in existence as the driving force to make the Festival happen! All Festival committee members donate their time to make the Festival possible year after year. More information…


YMCA Activities at the Ellwood City Veterans’ Memorial Pool

Since the Ellwood City Veterans’ Memorial Pool is a hot-spot for activity during the summer months, The Beaver County YMCA will be hosting classes, lessons, and events throughout the summer season. “This is a prime opportunity for community members, especially those with children, to partake in social and beneficial activities while still having loads of fun,” a YMCA team member said. While some of the events are free of charge, others require a membership. All activities require a pool pass, more info on the flyer below. The YMCA has been promoting health and community development across the nation for over 150…


Ellwood City Summer Playground Program

Children ages 5-13 will be meeting weekdays from 10a.m.-2p.m. at the Ewing Park shelter #5 for the borough’s Summer Playground Program, starting June 12-August 10 (excluding June 29-July 4 for the Arts and Crafts Festival) and will be partaking in activities such as kayaking, yoga, and other summer activities. Lunch and transportation are provided free of cost, lunch will be at 11:45 daily and the bus schedule is as following: Pick up times:                                                                           Drop off times: 9:30 West End Playground (Center Ave.)                                  2:05 W.R. Community Center 9:35 Hartman School (front entrance)                                       2:10 North Side School 9:40 Circle Playground (4th St./Fountain…


PHOTOS: Ellwood City Celebrates Earth Day

From exotic animal encounters to a trashion-fashion show, live performances, Eco-friendly vendors, and much more – The Ellwood City Chamber of Commerce put together an Earth Day celebration to remember. While the annual event gets bigger every year, their newest addition to the celebration is the Trashion Show. With over half a dozen local competitors, the Ewing stage was filled with fashionable trash outfits crafted completely out of recyclable materials. The top three placers won a cash prize, third place won $50, second place won $75, and first place won $100 – but the main focus of the Trashion Show…


Reminder: Lawrence County Earth Day Celebration

Ellwood City Community Enrichment and the Lawrence County Earth Day Committee invites you to attend Lawrence County Earth Day in Ewing Park, Ellwood City on April 22nd from 10am – 2pm and learn about environmental issues, buy “green” products from vendors, and eat a free hotdog! Admission is free. Wild World of Animals and the horse & trolley rides will be returning, as well as many musical acts. NEW THIS YEAR is the Trashion Show where contestants are judged on their garment made from reused materials and trash! For more information or to enter the Trashion Show call 724-758-5501 or email…