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Riverside High School’s 2017 Homecoming Queens Court

Here are the ladies of the RHS Homecoming Court 2017! The Riverside Homecoming will be this Friday at the Riverside High School Stadium. The girls are Abigayle Fec, Alivia Leyland, Raven Barlow, Sydney Wolf and Sarah Annarumo. Photo submitted


REMINDER: Wing Bash Benefit Scheduled Saturday

A wing bash is being held at the Sons of Italy this weekend to benefit Anthony Tollari III, to pay for some expenses after an incident that left him paralyzed. In July, Tollari had a diving accident in his swimming pool which shattered his C5 vertebrae. He has had surgery and is currently undergoing rehabilitation at the hospital. He recently got his neck brace taken off and is continuing to making slow progress. The benefit has been organized to help his family with expenses related to getting Anthony home. He will need a wheelchair van, ramps, and changes made to…


Riverside and Lincoln Football Tickets for Sale

Student tickets for Riverside High School’s home game Friday will only be available from 7:15 a.m. to 8 a.m. daily this week at the district athletic office. No sales will occur during lunch. Student tickets are $2, but are not available at the gate before the game. Tickets at the gate are $5. Ellwood City vs. Hopewell tickets are being pre-sold at the high school, no student tickets will be sold at the gate. Student tickets are $3 and adults are $5.  


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…


PHOTOS: Touch a Truck Event

The Riverside nonprofit organization, ROAR, hosted a “Touch a Truck” event yesterday as part of their annual fundraising activities. Laura Zelch, a mother of three who attend Riverside, is one of the founders of the organization and thought a “Touch a Truck” event would be a unique and fun way to get the community, especially those with children, interested in the event. “We reached out to our contacts and put together an event we thought would appeal to the children in the community. The turn out was a direct reflection of how great and supportive the community is – everyone…


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…


6th Graders Participate in Array of Fun Activities at the Park-A-Palooza

The Chamber of Commerce held their annual Ewing Park-A-Palooza May 15 for all 6th graders from Hartman and Riverside. There were ten stations for the students to visit, designed to enhance the learning experience for the students in an alternative setting presented by volunteers. The students participate in several physical activities provided by the staff of Air Fitness that encourages team building and fitness. Bruce Badger meets them at the entrance to the walking trail and gives a presentation on what they will see there, how it got there and other interesting facts such as how the Connequenesing is an…


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…