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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…


CCBC and Shell Host Industrial Manufacturing Events for Veterans and Residents

Monaca, PA – Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) and Shell Oil Company are joining forces to host two events on Thursday, October 12 to inform and educate area residents about opportunities in Beaver County, including the jobs the ethane cracker plant will provide, the requirements and qualifications for employment, and the need to build a diverse regional workforce.   “As Beaver County and the region prepare for more abundant employment opportunities in the petrochemical industry, CCBC recognizes the importance of providing venues and opportunities for people to gain a thorough understanding of what the future holds and how to…


Top Floor of Old Boiler Room Taken Down

The tallest of the buildings being demolished on Lawrence Avenue, known previously as the Boiler Room, finally had the top floor removed yesterday. The building was structured with large steel beams that had to be carefully removed before it was able to be torn down to the same level as the other two old storefronts. Police cruisers blocked off a small portion of Lawrence Avenue to prepare for the collapse in case any debris fell into the roadway, none of which did. Construction workers estimate the buildings will be completely demolished in the next few days and clean up of…


Connoquenessing Country Club to Host Murder Mystery Dinner

The Connoquenessing Country Club will be hosting a murder mystery, “Bullets in the Bathtub,” on, October 14, 2017 that is open to the public. In addition to the performance and dinner there will be door prizes and raffles. Reservations are required and seating is limited. For reservations, call Judy Kline at 724.752.2294 ext 211. Cash/credit bar available for non-members. Tickets are $59.95 per person and include dinner and performance.


BC3 Golfers Eye 5th WPCC Crown in Row Behind Eye-Opening Play of Latecomer

Butler, PA – The Butler County Community College golf team’s chances – and spirits – are soaring ahead of this weekend’s Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference championships, as are tee shots from Tyler Good’s newfound low-ball flight setting. Since joining BC3 after its third match of the 2017 season, the graduate of Lincoln High School in Ellwood City has added 50 yards to his drives, averaged a squad-best 77 and has led the Pioneers (12-1) as a medalist in four consecutive outings. While Good credits a setting he tweaked on a new driver, teammate Luke Ostermeyer credits Good for leading BC3’s…