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Hard to Recycle Event

The Lawrence County Hard to Recycle event will be on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 10a.m.-1p.m. Things that can be recycled are appliances, batteries, electronics, fluorescent lights, household hazardous wastes, and tires. Below is a list of items and the cost to recycle them.


Troopers, BC3 Police Investigate After Private Cadaver Dogs’ Alert on Campus

Butler, PA- An investigation by state police at Butler and Butler County Community College campus police continued Tuesday morning in a wooded portion of BC3’s main campus in Butler Township, where private cadaver dogs last weekend reportedly alerted handlers when approaching a mound of construction debris. Investigators processed the scene, according to Scott Richardson, BC3’s director of campus police and security. There did not appear to be recent activity near the construction debris, Richardson said Monday. He described the area as being dense with excessive vegetation overgrowth and having no adjacent walking trails. Although on college property, the site that…


Mayor Court Presents Commendation to Local Resident

Mayor Court was honored to present a Commendation to Ann Tammaro, a life long resident and friend to many people in Ellwood City. Ann had given much of her time to her hometown as a volunteer, and Mayor Court presented her with a special Commendation on her 93rd Birthday for her dedicated service to the Ellwood City community. The commendation reads: “We are honored and proud that you have given so much to the Ellwood City community.  You have raised a family in this wonderful community, one that many of us are proud to call home.  You have dedicated many…


BC3 Cultural Center: Free Concert, Free Ice Cream and Cool Art

(Butler, PA) The Cultural Center at Butler County Community College will provide Graeter’s Ice Cream free to those attending the Pittsburgh Philharmonic’s free performance Aug. 13, an overture that will give guests a taste of Succop Theater’s fall 2017 Performing Artists series. Visitors can also view 35 oil paintings in the Mary Hulton Phillips Art Gallery during the opening of an exhibit by Doreen Currie, a Latrobe resident who studied under BC3 instructor David Ludwick in 2005 and 2006. Larry Stock, director of BC3’s Cultural Center, said he expects a crowd of at least 300 when the 50-member symphony orchestra…


Fundraising for Local High School Student in Pool Accident

Anthony Tollari is a high school student at Riverside who was in a pool-related accident nearly two weeks ago that has left him partially paralyzed. “After a Colt League Championship baseball defeat, Anthony was at his home, and dove into his pool. He landed extremely awkward, and broke his neck. He was rushed to the hospital, and had to have emergency surgery to save his life. Anthony is now in a facility for at least two months to attempt to regain his feeling and mobility,” his GoFundMe page states. Tollari’s family remains optimistic and constantly updates his Facebook support page…


Mayor Meets with Residents on National Community Night Out

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Mayor Anthony J. Court and Lt. David Kingston of the Ellwood City Police Department participated in “The National Community Night Out” meeting and greeting residents throughout Ellwood City. The Mayor stated that both were well received by the community and they enjoyed the one on one with the residents, letting them know that they will continue to stamp out crime in the city. This National Community Night Out is done in conjunction with the Mayor’s Crime Watch Program. The Crime Watch Program is now in its 10th Year and has been a huge success in…


“Waylon’s Story” Benefit

Waylon DelBoverlando is a two year old who suffers from a rare autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease called Mucopolysaccharidosis, also known as Sanfilippo Syndrome. Caused by a deficiency in one of the enzymes needed to break down the glycosaminoglycan heparan sulfate, those affected suffer most from neurological symptoms. (more information below) The DelBoverlando family is hosting a benefit for the care and support of Waylon on Sunday, September 3, from 1-8p.m. at the Double J’ Saloon, 161 Brighton Ave., Rochester, PA., 15074. The event will feature live DJing and karaoke, an American Auction, 50/50 raffle, and $10 dinner plates. All…


PennDOT to Start Suspending Vehicle Registrations for Unpaid Tolls

The new state law, Act 165, which was approved last fall, takes effect this Friday. Any drivers with unpaid tolls greater than $500 or who have at least six toll violations are at risk for vehicle registration suspension. As part of a limited time amnesty offer, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will waive fees for anyone who settles their debts before the deadline of 7p.m. Friday, and for anyone who has had the debts sent to a collection agency the turnpike will waive half of the associated fees. Pennsylvania’s top 10,000 worst toll offenders, who in collection owe more than $17…



32 Year-Old Accused of Sexually Assaulting Young Boy in Chippewa Walmart Bathroom

According to KDKA News, Adam Michael Tatusko, 32, of West Mayfield is facing a number of charges, including indecent assault and corruption of minors after sexually assaulting a young boy in the bathroom of the Chippewa Walmart last Tuesday. Reports state that Tatusko followed the young boy into the bathroom, waited until no one else was in the bathroom, and used a “Doctor Who wand,” claiming it was a taser, to force the child into a stall and take his clothes off. The assault ended after the boy’s father went into the restroom and called for his son, who ignored Tatusko’s…