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Helling Stadium Fallen Pole Causes Severe Damage

Proceeding a storm with 60mph winds Friday evening, during a delayed football game at Helling Stadium a light pole at the stadium fell, struck two people, and damaged areas of the field and a Noga Ambulance. According to recent reports, 13-year-old Jaidyn Le’Viere, a junior cheerleading coach entering eight grade at Lincoln Junior-Senior High School, sustained injuries including lacerations in her back and a broken hip. An unidentified adult male was also injured by the pole, believed to have sustained a broken arm as a result of the pole’s collapse. The light pole fell towards a pop-up tent between the…

Back to School: Fall Sports Media Day Q&A

School is just around the corner – first day of class for Lincoln High School students is Wednesday – and the players of the fall sports are gearing up for their first games of the year. Players from all fall sports, coaches, cheerleaders and media assembled at Helling Stadium on Thursday as part of fall sports media day. We were able to catch up with some local athletes and here is what one player from each of the sports teams has to say about their upcoming season: FOOTBALL Toby Kelly Grade: 12 Parents: Sammy Jo and Justin Kelly Years playing football: A…

PHOTOS: Morales Wins First Professional Boxing Match

Rosalindo Morales Jr., a 23-year-old Ellwood City native, reigned champion in his first professional boxing match on Saturday, August 12 at the Rivers Casino, against opponent Adam Young of Memphis, Tennessee. He won all four rounds unanimously against Young and said he couldn’t have done it without all the local support. “The fight was incredible and the support I had from everyone from Ellwood was truly amazing and I couldn’t have done it without them,” Morales stated. His first professional boxing match has been something he’s trained hard for since he started boxing at the young age of 13. Morales…

Lincoln Class of 1954 “Night at the Movies”

The Lincoln Class of 1954 “Night at the Movies” event on Saturday, July 15, began with the arrival of guests driving around the lawn display of parking spaces marked by posts holding the “speakers” facing a large marquee inscribed “Blue Sky Drive-In” and screen with now playing “Night at the Movies.” Leading up to the entrance of the Ellwood City Saxon Club, the movie popcorn smell greeted the arrivals as they entered and were registered by Pudue LaCava, Bob Calve, “Pinky” Maielli and Ellie Paul. The “Director” John Tino, in full khacky dress, beret hat, mustache, goatee, safari jacket, jodfur…

Return of the Color Run

The Ellwood City Color Run was such a hit last year that the organizers, Stacie Hackett and Kim Rangel, decided to do it again this year. “It was a huge success last year with over 150 runners – everyone was dosed in color having a great time and we raised a lot of money for the cheerleaders,” Hackett stated. After looking for different fun ways to raise money for the benefit of the Ellwood City Cheerleaders, Hackett noticed how well the color runs did in other communities and thought maybe it would do well in Ellwood too. “We were looking…

PHOTOS: Lincoln High Graduate Receives Tommy Novosel Scholarship

Dominic Nocera, a 2017 graduate of Lincoln High School, Ellwood City was awarded the second Tommy Novosel Scholarship at a service on May 28th at the Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Parish in Ellwood City. Dominic was a member of the National Honor Society, Peer Leadership, Student Council and Club Hope. He was an altar server at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church and a volunteer for the Carpenter’s Project. His future studies will be in Biomedical Engineering – Prosthetics. For more information visit: Photos submitted

PHOTOS: Lincoln High School Graduation

Ellwood City enjoyed its graduation ceremony Thursday evening at Lincoln High School. A total of 110 students received diplomas at the commencement.  Highest Honors includes Joseph Cortez, Ethan Fotia, Madison Pawlak, Taylor Petrak, Megan Siegfried, Erika Walley, and James White. For a full list of graduates, view To view our ‘Class of 2017 Graduates’ page, visit Submit your son or daughter’s graduation party information, scholastic accolades, futures plans and full color photo to

Game Site Information for Softball Playoffs at West Allegheny

May 23rd – South Side Beaver vs. Chartiers Houston – 4pm Ellwood City vs. Southmoreland – 6pm Congratulations to those schools advancing their playoff experience in WPIAL softball. Above is listed the dates, times and location for your semi-final game. Please refer to the brackets from the WPIAL website to confirm the information listed and to look to the next round for those teams advancing. West Allegheny is located at 205 West Allegheny Rd., Imperial, PA 15126 for those needing an address for GPS. Parking will be available at various locations on our campus. Please park in designated areas…

PHOTO: Senior Receives Ellwood Area Education Association Scholarship

Lincoln High student, Joseph Cortez, received a $1,500 scholarship from the Ellwood Area Education Association. The scholarship is funded every year by contributions from the teachers in the Ellwood City School District. The recipient is selected based on a combination of grades and SAT scores. After graduation, Joseph plans to study engineering at Penn State University, University Park. Photo submitted.

PHOTOS: Ellwood City Prom

Lincoln High School held their annual prom Friday; Alyssa Myers and Alex Vardzel were crowned prom queen and king. Photos provided by Shannon McClymonds/