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Anthony Tollari III’s Benefit

Anthony Tollari III’s Benefit will be September 23rd at the SOI Club, Ellwood City, PA. A Wing Fest it will be from 7:00 – 11:00 pm. The benefit will host wings, food, and fun along with a Chinese Auction. More details to follow. The next meeting will be Thursday, August 10th at 7p.m., Eat-n-Park, Chippawa, PA. Questions can be directed to Kim, at 724-462-0994. Texts only during the day.


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…


Riverside 2017 Graduates

Riverside High School has announced the Class of 2017 graduates. 122 students will receive diplomas at the commencement ceremony this evening. HIGHEST HONORS (By Alphabetical Arrangement)   Student: Rebekah Bettencourt  Parents: Kim and Larry Bettencourt City: Zelienople Future Plans: Penn State University Clubs/Organizations/Activities: Bible Club, Science Club, Teen Leadership Club, Student Council, Chamber Choir Committees: Prom Committee 2016, Homecoming Committee 2016, Prom Committee 2017 Honors/Awards/Scholarships: MAC Student Athlete Award Communications Award   Student: Sierra Chesko Parents: Randy and Sharon Chesko City: Ellwood City Future Plans: University of Pittsburgh Clubs/Organizations/Activities: Student Council, Teen Leadership Club, Science Club, Football Cheering, Basketball Cheering, Tennis, International…


Ellwood City Wolves Club Presents Scholarships to Lincoln and Riverside High School Seniors

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. –The Ellwood City Wolves Club Den II, through their scholarship program, continues to honor the achievements of outstanding Lincoln and Riverside High School seniors by encouraging them to pursue their dreams through higher education. At their annual scholarship dinner on May 21 at the Connoquenessing Country Club, the Wolves Club announced that nine Lincoln and Riverside seniors would receive a total of $9,500 to help fund their college education. The awards were presented by scholarship committee member Denny Boariu. Wolves Club president, Mike DeOtto said; “These young men and women are recognized for their admirable commitment to…


WPIAL Track Championship Qualifiers

Several local athletes qualified for states during the Track WPIAL Championships yesterday held at Baldwin High School. Riverside Qualifiers: Lance Fisher is the best in the WPIAL Class 2A in both discus and shot put. Calvin Wetzel took first in Boys 300 Meter Hurdles AA. Jeremy Spicher took fourth in the Boys 300 Meter Hurdles AA. Max McHale took eighth in Boys Pole Vault AA. Jesse Fornataro took seventh in Boys Triple Jump AA. Elsa Antal took second place in the 100 hurdles. Sydney Wolf took second in the Girls 800 Meter Run AA. Elizabeth Scherer took seventh in Girls…


2017 Graduate Submissions

With high school graduation around the corner, EllwoodCity.org is now taking graduate submissions to appear on our website. Submissions can be sent electronically to ecstaff@ellwoodcity.org or a hard copy can be filled out in the Color Center on Lawrence Avenue. Please remit a color photo with the information you provide: Graduate Name: Parents Name(s): Grandparent(s), Other(s): School District: Party Info (date, location, etc): Awards, Scholarships, Accolades: Fututre Scholastic Plans/Info (college/university, planned major, etc):   Lincoln High School’s graduation date is Thursday, June 1st and Riverside is Wednesday, May 31st, 2017.


Former Panther Standout Named GLIAC Freshman Pitcher of the Year

Tiffin University right-hander Michael Boswell finished his rookie campaign with five wins in 11 appearances, helping the Dragons post their best winning percentage in program history. For his efforts, Boswell was named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Freshman Pitcher of the Year, the first time a Tiffin player has ever taken the award. Boswell finished second on the team in innings and wins, and averaged 8.02 strikeouts per nine innings. Michael surrendered only 14 bases on balls in 46 innings pitched, and averaged the second most innings pitched per appearances. Boswell’s five wins are tied for second most in…


PHOTO: Riverside Prom Court

The students at Riverside are getting ready to celebrate the 2017 prom. Doors to the event will open at 6:00 for both the auditorium and gymnasium. Students will walk through the gymnasium beginning at 6:25. Promenade begins in the auditorium at 6:30, followed by prom at Shakespeare’s until midnight. Tickets for the auditorium are $5 each. Seating in the gymnasium is free of charge. After-prom follows until 5am, also at Shakespeare’s. The after-prom features casino games, Minute to Win It, photo booth, and prizes. Hypnotist Bob Mullins will entertain the students and DJ Freddie Fresh will lead in games. Photo…


Jeannette Throws Shutout as Riverside Panthers Varsity Defeats Lincoln

Adam Jeannette didn’t allow a single run as Riverside Panthers Varsity defeated Lincoln 10-0 on Wednesday. Jeannette allowed just two hits and struck out Roth to end the game. An early lead helped propel Riverside Panthers Varsity to victory. Riverside Panthers Varsity scored on a walk by Austin Dambach, a single by Gunnar Boehm, and a grand slam by Danny Fox in the first inning. Riverside Panthers Varsity captured the lead in the first inning. Dambach drove in a run when he walked with the bases loaded. A single by Rinker in the fifth inning was a positive for Lincoln….


Softball, Baseball Last Night Game Recaps

  Ellwood City Wolverines Can’t Hold Up Against Avonworth Ellwood City Wolverines had trouble keeping up with Avonworth in a 7-3 loss on Tuesday. Avonworth captured the lead in the first inning. Brandon Cerminara drove in a run when he walked with the bases loaded. Avonworth took the lead for good with four runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth there was an error, scoring one run, there was an error, scoring one run, and Jacob Gustic singled off of Max Keally, driving in one run. Ryan Felter earned the win for Avonworth. He threw three innings, allowing three…