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Five Financial Considerations When You’re Going Through a Divorce

When a marriage comes to an end, the emotional toll can be exhausting. Yet staying level headed — especially about finances — is vital to your future well-being. Dividing assets that were once shared is a daunting task and can feel quite overwhelming. It’s important to focus on what you can control with your finances. If you are preparing for a divorce, here are five tips to help get your financial situation in order: Start … Continue reading

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COURT: Possession, stalking, embezzlement, & DUI

A court date was set for a New Castle woman after investigators found evidence of approximately $92,412.92 in stolen funds from her former employer. According to the police report, Chastity Yvette (Booker) Williams, 38, of 2724 State St., allotted herself unauthorized overtime pay at increased rates and took an insurance allotment waiver while also receiving benefits.  The former assistant business manager of Lawrence County Career and Technical Center (LCCTC) allegedly took advantage of her position … Continue reading

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Upcoming Relay for Life events

Search for Committee Members Our Relay committee is in a spot, we have lost our Survivor Chairperson this year, a very important part of Relay For Life. We also need help with our Chinese Auction during the event. Even if you don’t want to be a chair for these openings, volunteers are what we need. You can help for a brief time; an hour or two, a day, a week, a month or longer, whatever … Continue reading

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Riverside weekly sports schedule

The following is the time/date information for Riverside High School sports teams from Sept. 16 to Sept. 20.  Events are subject to change. Tuesday, Sept. 16 8:30 a.m. Girls Varsity Tennis @ MAC Championships 9 a.m. Boys Varsity Golf Section Qualifiers @ Green Meadows Golf Course 3:30 p.m. Boys Varsity Golf @ Union Area MS/HS POSTPONED 3:30 p.m. Coed Varsity Cross Country @ Beaver Falls High School with Neshannock 7 p.m. Boys Varsity Soccer @ … Continue reading

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From the Mayor’s office

Ellwood City, PA– Too often, elected officials get caught up in their daily responsibilities and forget not what they were elected to do, but by whom they were elected.  “I am very blessed and grateful to the citizens of this community and surrounding areas who have and continue to support me, as we work together to make this area a great hometown for all who live here,” Mayor Anthony Court stated. With that in mind, … Continue reading

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Corona D’Italia Lodge #807 meeting notes

Officers and members of Corona D’Italia Lodge #807 resumed their monthly meetings at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Pizza Joe’s restaurant.  Louis DiFrischia, Patty Regna, and Mary Jane Folino served the pizza to lodge members.  Dessert was served in honor of Treasurer Louise Vitullo and member Connie Caminite, who both celebrated a birthday on Sept. 1.  Secretary Mary Ann Sirimarco’s September birthday was also honored, even though she was not present. Following the … Continue reading

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Ellwood City’s Storytelling Festival Set for September 20

One Hundred Years of Stories will be celebrated on Sept. 20 at Ellwood City’s 2014 Storytelling Festival in Ewing Park. The free event will be held from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and will feature longtime favorites as well as some new storytellers. In its 13th year, the festival is a beloved community event that also features free activities for children. This year’s theme 100 Years of Stories will coincide with the Ellwood City Area … Continue reading

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9th Annual Chef, Wine & Ale Event To Be Held Tonight!

For the ninth year in a row, the Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting their Chef, Wine & Ale Event. This public event features gourmet foods from at least fifteen local restaurants paired with wines from around the world. There are also craft beers, gourmet coffees and an array of desserts offered at the event scheduled for 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Monday, September 15, 2014 at Shakespeare’s Restaurant & Pub, 1495 Mercer Road, … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Quips Show Little Mercy In Victory Over EC

Aliquippa has always proven to be a test for the past couple years in WPIAL AA play.  In fact, more like the past 20 plus years.  This trend continued as the Wolverines had no answer for the Quips offense, as well as a breakthrough against the Quips defense as well. The game started off with a beautiful and comfortable temperature after last weeks’ high temps.  The Quips received the opening kickoff and did not look … Continue reading

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Weekly Activities Scheduled at Ellwood Public Library

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, September 15, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for adults. The group will discuss the book, “After Visiting Friends,” by Michael Hainey. More information is available by calling the library at 724-758-6458. Wednesday, September 17, at 3:00 p.m. – “Just 4 Girls,” a book discussion group for girls in 9th grade and up. The group will discuss the book, … Continue reading

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