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Garage and Yard Sales in the Ellwood City Area, August 1-3

The following is a detailed list of sales for the Ellwood City area, specifically garage and yard sales, where you are sure to find plenty great deals. Click the location in order to find a map of the sale.  Be sure to check back each week during the summer months for an updated list of sales in the area. Garage Sales: Located at 820 5th Street, there will be a raffle of signed sports items … Continue reading

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First Night of the Holy Redeemer Bazaar

The Holy Redeemer 48th Annual Bazaar started Wednesday, July 30th and will run through Saturday, August 2nd. The excitement and fun begins at 6:00 p.m. nightly and runs until 10:00 p.m. on the Holy Redeemer School grounds. “We were happy with the weather that resulted in a good and hungry crowd” said bazaar steering committee member, Kay Ann Bellissimo. “Additionally, this year there are a number of new games in the Kids Corner area and … Continue reading

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Franklin Township Community Day

Franklin Township’s Second Annual Community Day will be on Tue, Aug. 5 from 6 p.m., to 10 p.m. The event will be located at Franklin Plaza located on State Route 288 and will feature live music, food, and fun for the whole family. Booths and Vendors will be set up to fundraise for various organizations and causes. There are still spots available to set up a booth, if you are part of a local organization … Continue reading

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48th Annual Holy Redeemer Bazaar

Tonight the 48th Annual Holy Redeemer Parish Bazaar returns to Ellwood City for four nights of rides, games, food and entertainment. From Wednesday, July 30 through Saturday, August 2, you can enjoy all that the Bazaar has to offer. This year’s Bazaar is a little different than previous ones. The Bazaar Committee, which is comprised of several people including Kay Bellissimo, decided to wait until Wednesday to begin the carnival rather than Tuesday. Although the … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Advisory Committee July Meeting

The Mayor’s Advisory Committee met on July 24 in the Council Chambers. Parking problems were discussed as there have been many complaints about problems on the streets. Most of the problems could be solved by people using their driveways and garages. The Mayor is going to visit the problem streets for evaluations. Advisory Committee members Lou Gatto, Ron Prokovich and Paul Dici have heard complaints about increased crime in Ellwood City and the appearance of … Continue reading

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POLICE REPORT: Criminal Mischief; Arson; Assault; DUI

Criminal Mischief: According to the police report, Donald McClosky reported criminal mischief his home on the 500 block of 13th Street on 7/21. At some point during the night, an unknown actor through a brick through McClosky’s front window. The actor vandalized his home by throwing fruit, vegetables, bottles and eggs and squirting ketchup and mustard on the sides of his house. The person also broke two windows in the victim’s RV that was parked … Continue reading

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Whack ‘em For Wilson’s Golf Outing

Come out to the Beaver Valley Golf Club for the 3rd Annual Whack ‘em For Wilson’s event to benefit Jamie Barile. The golf outing will be held by family and friends of Barile to help cut medical costs after she was diagnosed with Wilson’s Disease in 2005. Snacks, skill prizes, 50/50 and a Chinese Auction will be just handful of things offered throughout the afternoon. Further information regarding the outing is as follows: When: Saturday, … Continue reading

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Ellwood City Library Activities for the week of July 28th

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, July 29, at 4:00 p.m. – Library Anniversary Committee. Members will meet to discuss upcoming activities and events. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, July 30, at 6:30 p.m. – Visit by Jonathan Auxier, author of the bestselling book, “Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes.” This event is the grand finale party for the Summer Reading Program, and … Continue reading

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Rotary Club July 10th Meeting Brief

The Rotary Club of Ellwood City met for its weekly meeting on July 10th. President Alisa Hatchett asked David Braymer to lead the singing of God Bless America. Louise Carroll gave the prayer. Carole Kinney administered the 50/50 drawing won by Dr. Larry Rayhall. She also collected Happy Bucks for contribution to Rotary International. David Braymer, chairman of the Rotary food booth, gave a preliminary report. Over 1500 sandwiches were sold. A near record number. … Continue reading

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Rain Garden Finds Home at the Car Wash of Ellwood City

When the owners of the Car Wash of Ellwood City contacted the Lawrence County Conservation office to ask advice about native plants for their landscaping they got more than they bargained for. “Our goal at the car wash is to become more sustainable”, says Leslie McElwain, daughter of owners Debbie and Kevin McElwain. “It was time to do some landscape work on the property and we thought the Conservation Office could point us in the … Continue reading

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