winter weather

EC Code Enforcement Officer Reminds Residents of Snow Clearing Ordinance

Ralph Chiappetta, Ellwood City’s code enforcement officer reminds residents of the snow removal ordinance: 1988 Code § 12-3091)  (Ord. 2396.  Passed 7-17-06.) Bookmark674.04   SNOW AND ICE ON SIDEWALKS. (a)   Removal of Snow and Ice by Owner, Occupant or Tenant.  The owner, occupant or tenant of every property upon or alongside any street in the Borough shall remove or cause to be removed, from all sidewalks in front of or alongside of such property, all snow or ice fallen or formed thereon, within twenty-four hours after the same has ceased to fall or form.  No snow or ice removed or shoveled…


Weekend Weather Advisory: Winter Storm Hunter

Ellwood City and surrounding areas are right in the path for winter storm, Hunter. A winter storm warning has been issued and is calling for between five and seven inches of now, coupled with potential sleet accumulation of a half inch and ice accumulation of one-tenth inch. According to meteorology reports, heavy rain will push into the region during the day today, possibly causing flooding, then changing into freezing rain sometime during rush hour this evening due to falling temperatures. The freezing rain will continue into Friday night, changing over to snow later in the evening around 8p.m. Snow will…


WINTER WEATHER: Early Dismissal at Lincoln, Hartman Scheduled

On Friday, 01/12/18 the ECASD will be on an ACT 80 early dismissal due to pending freezing rain. Lincoln and Hartman will be dismissed @ 11:15 Perry and NS will be dismissed @ 12:00. All after school activities are canceled.


NOTICE: Water Pipe Leak, Blocked Parking Spaces Outside of Municipal Building

Four metered parking spaces next to the Municipal Building on 6th Street have been blocked off due to a water leak causing excess ice. The water company has identified the problem and will be working to fix it in the near future. Anyone who needs to go to the Municipal Building is urged to park at the Lawrence Avenue spaces until further notice.