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Riverside Golf Team to Compete in WPIALs

The Riverside Golf Team qualified for the WPIAL team playoffs and will be competing tomorrow, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Indian Run Golf Course in Avella, PA., at 9:00 a.m. The team will leave at 6a.m. from the high school parking lot. Good luck Riverside! More info to be posted after the competition.


GALLERY: Oktoberfest

With a lot of adult-friendly to-do’s, it’s safe to say that Oktoberfest was enjoyed again by many this year. Check out the gallery of photos below, maybe you’ll see yourself or someone you know! Photos submitted  


Sale of the YDC: “We Now Have Confirmation That YDC is Back Up On the Market.”

State Representative Aaron Bernstine posted a few moments ago on Facebook a live update on the future of the New Castle Youth Development Center (YDC) property. “We now have confirmation that YDC is back up on the market,” he states. “Hopefully we will be able to get this thing sold, get it back into the community, exactly doing what it should do, creating jobs right here for our area.” Previously, the 140-acre property with several standing buildings, was pending a purchase by HIRA, an Islamic-based educational company. The sale had fallen through due to several issues and the property has…


Old Photo Friday: What’s Changed Since 1961?

Thanks to the courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, they have provided us with a box full of old photos that we will be using weekly for Old Photo Friday! Today’s feature is three different shots of places around town in 1961 – a lot has changed since then! Can you name where these photos were taken and what is there now?


Real Estate Transactions for September 2017

Courtesy of the Register & Recorder section of the Lawrence County Government Center in New Castle, the following are real estate transfers from the Ellwood City Area for September, 2017: Ellwood City  713 Skyline Dr; Kristine and Joshua Novak to David Ogborne and Lisa Martin for $143,500. 315 Pittsburgh Circle; Jonathan and Shaelin Patrick and Timothy and Susan Zelinka to William and Jane Focht $114,900. 410 Crescent Ave; Susan Mikos and Pamela Kriss and Robin and Brian Gibson to Douglas Meskel for $44,000. 718 Park Ave; Gerald and Crystal Toczek to Kimberly White Mohar for $123,000. 536 1st Ave; Fannie…


Ellwood City’s Annual Oktoberfest

Don’t forget! The Ellwood City annual Oktoberfest is this weekend!!!! Join the Ellwood City Wolves Club, Rotary Club of Ellwood City, Ellwood City Lions Club and Pete’s Uptown Beer and Beverage at Oktoberfest on October 7th from 12:00-5:30pm at Ewing Park, Ellwood City! Come sample home brewed and over 75 craft beers.


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities For Week of October 9, 2016

Monday, October 9, at 6:30 p.m. – Classics Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will- discuss the book, “The Franchise Affair,” by Josephine Tey. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Tuesday, October 10, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — Family Laptime, designed for babies as young as 6 months of age, toddlers and preschoolers. This fall session will be held weekly on Tuesdays. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays and more. Registration is requested, so call the library for more information. Wednesday, October 11, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is…


Lincoln Graduate Gets First Career Sack Against Cornell

Nicholas Ioanilli, Lincoln graduate of 2016 is now attending Colgate and playing for their football team as a middle linebacker. Last week, Colgate squared up against Cornell, leaving the opposing team in the dust with a final score of 21-7. Ionanilli was excited about his first sack. “It felt so good –really amazing! All my hard work that I had put in finally showed through with an awesome play! My Mom and Sister, Shae, were at Cornell and I knew they were screaming and excited. So, being able to do that for my Mom at that game, made it even…


A Letter From the Borough: Political Signs on Borough Property

No candidate for political office, whether local, county, state or federal, shall post any political signs on Borough property without registering at the Municipal Building, 525 Lawrence Avenue, Ellwood City PA 16117. The registration procedure involves a $50 deposit, which will be returned if the following regulations are complied with: no sign shall be placed prior to four weeks before the date of election and must be removed within five days after the election. If the signs are left on Borough property after this time period, they will be removed by the Borough and the deposits will be retained. If…


United Fund Kick-Off

Please set the date, 17th of October, aside for a special time at the Ellwood City United Fund kick off. It will take place at Nico Luciano’s café at 324 Wampum Avenue, Ellwood City, Pa from 5pm to 7pm. Hosted will be refreshments, prizes, silent auction, and a period of time for each of you to tell the goal of your agency for the Ellwood City area (brochures, pass outs are welcome). Any updates or stories that we may use to promote your agency would be helpful. Please bring a guest, invite your friends and neighbors for a enjoyable night out. RSVP to…