Monthly Archives: October 2011
The rain that had been in the area forecasts for most of the week held off Saturday giving way to a cool, crisp afternoon for the annual Halloween parade in Ellwood City. The parade began at Lincoln High School, worked its way down Lawrence Avenue, and returned to the high school.
When the Riverside Panthers beat the Ellwood City Wolverines Friday night at Memorial Stadium it was a mission completed for Panther senior running back Tom Mansfield. “When the schedule came out, I marked this game on my calendar and set it as one of my goals for the season,” Mansfield said after the game. Riverside coach Tom Liberty realizes his team won more than just one game Friday night, adding “this win shows the MAC … Continue reading
Riverside upended Ellwood City Friday night 14-7 in a chess match that saw neither team reach 100 yards of offense in the first half respectively. Scoring opened up in the third quarter and Riverside collected its game-winning score on a 1-yard run by senior running back Evan Hart.
As the Wolverines take on the Panthers Friday night, former alumni watch and reminisce the times when they participated in the exciting rival. But, thanks to Alumni Football USA, they don’t have to simply reminisce anymore. Now is the time to sign up for the second annual Ellwood City vs. Riverside Alumni Game. Currently, the game is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. under the lights at Memorial Field, Riverside’s home turf. Alumni … Continue reading
Tonight as Ellwood City takes on Riverside at 7 p.m., a milestone will be in the making – with just five yards from the coveted 1,000 yard mark, Kyle Crawford looks to add himself to the list of great Wolverine rushers. Crawford led the Wolverines last week with 89 yards on 15 carries, but came up a few short of the landmark number; yet, may get it with just one carry. Ellwood City’s playoff seed, … Continue reading
By meeting the explicit national standards for health care quality and safety, Jameson Hospital has been recognized by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States, with a Gold Seal of Approval for the Hospital Accredidation Program and Home Care Accredidation Program of Jameson Hospice for a 36-month period beginning July 2011. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit, national body that oversees the safety and quality of health care … Continue reading
Mayor Anthony J. Court and the Ellwood City Police Department are warning area residents of a possible scam in the area where the recipients are receiving a check and a letter. The check is from a company MANNCORP Inc. out of Willow Grove, PA and the letter indicates PRIZE CLAIM/FINAL NOTIFICATION, but is from the United Kingdom. The check is for a specific amount, made payable to the recipient and the letter states that Government … Continue reading
U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) today announced that 30 police jurisdictions received grants from the 2011 Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) program at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to help local law enforcement purchase bulletproof vests. In total, the Fourth Congressional District received $64,850 in grants to supply police officers with 261 new vests. “The BVP provides one of the most critical resources we can give to local law enforcement,” said Congressman Altmire. “Many communities, … Continue reading
On Sunday, the Ellwood City Little Wolverine termite cheerleaders’ competition squad participated in the Zeta Alpha’s Pink Ribbon Cheer Classic at Youngstown State University in Ohio. The competition was strictly an exhibition with no place trophies handed out, as the squad was there mainly to support Breast Cancer Awareness. Yet, one award was given out for the “Judge’s Choice for Best Competition Performance,” and the award went to the Ellwood City Little Wolverine Termite Cheerleaders. … Continue reading