halloween

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.


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 EllwoodCity.org by e-mailing ecstaff@ellwoodcity.org (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.


GALLERY: Halloween Parade 2017

With lots of costumes, candy and floats, the annual Ellwood City Halloween Parade was again enjoyed by many this year. Ellwood City’s Trick or Treat is scheduled for tomorrow evening. Check out the photos of the parade below, provided by Shannon McClymonds. Update 10:25 – More photos uploaded, reader submission.


EllwoodCity.org’s Annual Costume Contest

Due to the overwhelming participation with previous years, our annual child’s Costume Contest is happening again! We will be accepting photo submissions starting October 31st and ending Nov 2. 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 EllwoodCity.org 3. VOTE! 4. Win and collect your prize! The top two winners will receive a cash prize. More information to be announced. View last year’s winners here.


Riverside Haunted Hayride Starts Tonight

The Riverside annual Haunted Hayride, sponsored by Riverside Outdoor Athletic Renovation (ROAR) starts tonight from 7-9p.m. The Haunted Hayride is one of several fundraisers conducted by ROAR throughout the year. Nearly 200 volunteers come together to create a fun event for the community, and over 1100 people enjoyed the experience. This year, Roar has had the assistance of a Riverside alumni, John Guerrini. He has been the mastermind behind many of tge scene of this year’s hayride. He created props and eerie creatures. His work can be found on his Facebook page called Omega FX. This year a walking trail…


Ellwood City Halloween Parade and Local Trick or Treat Times

The Ellwood City Halloween Parade will be Oct. 28 at 3:30p.m. Ellwood City’s Trick or Treat will be Oct. 31 6-8p.m. Other Lawrence County Trick or Treat times are below:     Oct. 28 New Wilmington Borough 2 – 4 pm –  Followed by Halloween Parade Oct. 31 Bessemer Borough 5 – 7 pm, Mahoning Twp. 5 – 7 pm, – Followed by a Halloween Party at the Edinburg Fire Hall Neshannock Twp. –  5-7 pm New Castle 5 – 7 pm North Beaver Twp. 5 -7 pm, Pulaski Twp. 5-7 pm Taylor Twp. 5 – 7 pm Union Twp. 5…


Hauntings of the Area

Joyce Ross, a New Castle resident and volunteer at the Lawrence County Historical Society, has always had a passion for the paranormal. She remembers the days when her father used to tell her about the local haunting legends, a pastime she now shares with her son. “When I was a little girl my dad introduced me to the legend of Mary Black; I didn’t think much of it at the time but as I got older it came back into my interest and I told my son, who suggested ghosting hunting where she was buried. We never found her exact…


Haunted Hill View Manor

Located on the outskirts of New Castle lies one of the most popular western Pennsylvania ghost hunting locations- Hill View Manor. The manor is an 85,000 square foot building that opened in the 1920’s as a  “poor farm” and halfway house but was later turned into a care facility in the 1970’s. Its doors closed permanently in 2004 and remained lifeless until it was sold to new management a few years later who turned it into a prime spot for paranormal investigators, thrill seekers, and skeptics. To date, Hill View Manor remains a deteriorating skeleton of what it once was-…


Adult Halloween To-Do’s Around Lawrence County

Costume Parties:  Emerald Tablet (42 E State St, Sharon, PA 16146)- October 28 starting at 4p.m. Live music will be played by three bands, ZooLieu Tree Revival from 8p.m.-9:30p.m., Stationary Pebbles from 9:30p.m.-11p.m., and Kinetik from 11p.m.-close. BYOB, $5 admission with costume and $7 without. North County Brewing Company (141 S Main St, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057)- October 26 from 7p.m. to 12p.m. $25 ticket which includes live entertainment, food, prizes, and giveaways. Harmony Inn (230 Mercer St, Harmony, PA 16037)- October 27 starting at 7p.m. $25 ticket which includes food, games, contests, prizes, and live entertainment.   Haunted Attractions…