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Earth Day Celebration set to kick off this weekend

Ellwood City’s Annual Earth Day Celebration will kick off this weeked with a lineup of about 30 educational exhibits, a Wild World of Animals show, plenty of exciting activities, and some new highlights. The popular event is planned and hosted by Ellwood City Community Enrichment along with the Earth Day Committee and will be held Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Ewing Park. “We have been planning this year’s celebration since … Continue reading

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SPORTS: Weekly schedule includes track championships

The weekly sports schedule this week includes two dates for track championships for both Ellwood City and Riverside boys and girls track squads.  To note, Ellwood City hosts Riverside Monday afternoon in boys varsity tennis while the Wolverines varsity baseball squad hosts a Saturday afternoon contest versus Knoch. Lincoln High School and Riverside High School scholastic schedules for the week of April 21st: Monday, April 21 3:30PM — Riverside Boys Tennis at Ellwood City; Away … Continue reading

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Ellwood City Library activities, week of April 21st

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, April 21, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for adults. The group will discuss the book, “Orphan Train,” by Christina Baker Kline. More information is available by calling the library at 724-758-6458. Tuesday, April 22, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — Family Laptime, which is designed as an interactive program for preschoolers and their parents, features stories, songs, … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Protect Your Identity

Recent data breaches at several national retailers illustrate the importance of keeping your identity safe and secure. Not only are identity thieves getting more brazen — hacking into retail computer systems and pilfering data and dollars from millions of debit cards — they continue to find new ways to abuse the electronic systems created to make our lives easier. Identity theft is a broad term for unauthorized use of your personal data, typically for financial … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Panthers use miscues to pound Wolverines

Ten runs, seven hits, seven walks, and eight errors.  If you needed to distribute those across two high school baseball teams, both entering a game with only two section losses on the season, you probably would not come out with the final lines that showed on the board Thursday afternoon at Riverside. The Panthers used six Wolverine miscues, six walks, and some timely hitting, needing only four hits, to put together a 10-0 rout of … Continue reading

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Junior High Softball stays unbeaten, defeats Seneca Valley

The Lady Wolverines Junior High softball team traveled to Zelienople to battle Seneca Valley on Thursday and returned home with an 11-5 victory to stay undefeated on the season. The victory was a total team effort as eight different players contributed nine hits for Ellwood City (5-0 overall). Bridget Hudson led the way with two singles, an RBI, and scored a run. Reagan Mittler provided a 2-run double and also scored once. Ariana Garroway singled, … Continue reading

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Lawrence, Butler counties receive new funding for comprehesive plan

Neighborhood blight, community revitalization and redevelopment among issues planned to be addressed in the Municipal Assistance Grants awarded to Lawrence and Butler counties. The Department of Community and Economic Development awarded funds to update their comprehensive plans, according to a Senator Elder Vogel press release. Lawrence County was awarded $47,000 to address new and growing issues not covered under its current comprehensive plan. These issues include natural gas development, neighborhood blight, community revitalization and redevelopment, … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Riverside boys tennis defeats Beaver Falls

The Riverside boys tennis squad used strong individual performances by Tyler Squicquero and Jack Leas to sweep Beaver Falls in tennis action Wednesday afternoon. Squicquero and Leas both swept their singles matches in impressive 6-0, 6-0 fashion while the Panther boys doubles groupings of Blake Weber/Lucas Mansel (7-5, 6-3) and Hunter Paff/Mike Knauff (6-3, 6-1) also collected victories on the afternoon. WOLVERINES TENNIS FALLS TO NESHANNOCK: Ellwood City boys tennis squad traveled to Neshannock for … Continue reading

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Relay For Life committee schedules final push of fundraisers

The Ellwood City Relay for Life is exactly one month away – May 17th – and the committee is making a final push to get as many team fundraisers in before the main event. The committee will be meeting on April 24th at 6:00pm at the Wellness Center to finalize the event scheduled next month on Saturday, May 17th. The following is a list of activities, events, and fundraisers organized and held by the Ellwood … Continue reading

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Ellwood City area real estate transfers from March

Courtesy of the Register & Recorder section of the Lawrence County Government Center in New Castle, the following are real estate transfers from the Ellwood City Area for the month of March 2014: ELLWOOD CITY: 314 Orchard Avenue, Ellwood City; Frederick, David, and Brian Kloos to James and Evelyn Houk for $32,000.00 913 Crescent Avenue, Ellwood City; Sterling Enterprises to TWH Of Pennsylvania for $35,000.00 816 California Avenue, Ellwood City; John and Jack Yoho to … Continue reading

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