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PHOTOS: Early lead vanishes, Wolverines fall to Wildcats

Ellwood City saw its early lead vanish on a damp Tuesday afternoon in Ewing Park as the visiting Shenango Wildcats scored eight runs over the final five frames to pull away for a 8-3 road victory. The Wolverines used a bases loaded walk and sacrifice fly to jump out to an early 2-0 and added another run in the second inning to press their lead to three runs, but a shaky performance on the mound … Continue reading

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Ellwood City announces cheering squads for 2014-15 season

Ellwood City announced its cheering squads for the 2014-15 season on Monday.  A total of 45 students will represent Lincoln High School across its Varsity, Junior Varsity, and 7th/8th Grade cheering squads.  The Varsity cheering squad will be co-captained by Maddie DeLisio, Laiken Sesti, and Savannah Steilner. 2014-2015 Ellwood City Varsity Cheerleaders: Front Row L-R: Emma DeSanzo, Celia DiCarlo Middle Row L-R: Megan O’Donnell, Maggie Prokovich, Erica Battaglia, Laiken Sesti (Co-Captain), Maddie DeLisio (Co-Captain), Savannah … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: RHS track wins section for 10th consecutive year

The Riverside boys track and field team used another strong performance Monday afternoon at Neshannock to cement its section championship and an unprecedented 10th consecutive undefeated season. The Panthers’ squad, under the watch of 18-year head coach Chuck Kotuby, posts a 70-0 record over the past decade. Monday afternoon saw the boys track and field team run away with a 117-17 victory over the Lancers.  Neshannock was only able to secure a victory in the … Continue reading

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5k Run / 1 Mile Walk Benefit to be held for area resident

There will be a 5k Race / 1 Mile Walk Benefit for Ellwood City resident Jessica Lutz Costa on May 31st at 9:00 am in Ewing Park.  The starting and finishing line will be at the Veterans Memorial Swimming Pool. The race will feature a Chinese auction, a DJ, and refreshments after the race. When Jessica was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in July 2013, one of the first things she said was, “I … Continue reading

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Aqua Club collects two division championships in Steubenville

The Riverside Aqua Club of Ellwood (RACE) collected two division championships at the WCPSL Championship Meet held at Steubenville High School on March 29th.  The club collected championships in both the 11–12 year old boys and 13–14 year old girls divisions. Hunter Nulph, High-Point (11-12 boys) and Taylor Petrak, High-Point (13-14 girls) collected overall victories in their groups.  Petrak set three new league records during the meet.  Sydney Johnston, High-Point (13-14 girls) place as a runner-up in … Continue reading

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Festival Firecracker Pageant deadline extended

Due to growing interest from parents and grandparents and a desire to let as many children participate as possible, the Ellwood City Arts, Crafts & Food Festival has extended the registration deadline for this year’s Little Miss and Little Mr. Firecracker Pageant, which is open to children ages 4 through 7.  Applications can now be submitted through Thursday, May 15th. “The Festival has always been family oriented, with hundreds of families visiting every year as … Continue reading

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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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