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Former Ellwood Resident Purchases Jacqueline House B&B

For quite some time, Rebecca Hink daydreamed of being an innkeeper of her own bed and breakfast. From her years of business traveling, she developed an appreciation for the comfort and personalized hospitality that a B&B offers over a hotel. On October 30, she made her vision a reality when she purchased the Jacqueline House in New Wilmington. “I’ve been involved in the corporate world for a long time,” Rebecca, formerly of Ellwood City, said. … Continue reading

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Ellwood Spring Sports Schedule

The Ellwood City Spring Sports Schedule is as follows: Baseball Coach: Jeff Fotia W 3/11: Seneca Valley Away 4:00 M 3/16: Quaker Valley Home 4:30 F 3/20: Laurel Home 4:30 M 3/23 Neshannock Away 4:30 W 3/25: Montour Away 7:00 R 3/26: Kittanning Home 4:30 F 3/27: Butler Area Away 4:00 M 3/30: Central Valley Away 4:00 T 3/31: West Allegheny Home 4:30 W 4/01: Beaver Area Home 4:00 T 4/07: Ambridge Away 4:00 R … Continue reading

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First Church of God Presents The Passion Play

First Church of God will present The Passion Play, the dramatic musical story of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The musical is on March 28 and April 3 at 7:30 p.m. and March 29 at 3:30 p.m. First Church of God is located at 1862 Mercer Road, Ellwood City. Free tickets may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the above address c/o Passion Play Tickets stating performance date desired or … Continue reading

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Mardi Paws is Here

Come join the fun and help raise funds for the rescue dogs at Romans’ Rescue Inc. Mardi Paws will raise funds for the present and future rescue dogs of Romans’ Rescue Inc. Mardi Paws is this Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the City Centre Shoppes on 521 Lawrence Ave. Tickets are $10.00 and available via or at the door. Lunch will be served, courtesy of Venezia Pizzeria. Activities include a bake sale, games for the … Continue reading

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WXED Hosts Winter Jam at Sons of Italy

Ellwood City’s developing radio station, WXED 107.3 FM, is sponsoring a winter jam at the Sons of Italy Hall at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 28. The event will feature local bands such as Jay Wiley of the Hawkeyes, Mixtape Madness, Wine & Spirit, Generation II, the Rockinfellers, and 12 Gauge Justice. MCs are DJ Nikki and Johnny C. The winter jam is a community event open to all ages featuring a 50/50 raffle, a … Continue reading

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Mr. Lincoln Rescheduled

The Mr. Lincoln Pageant 2015, originally scheduled during school hours for Friday, February 22 at 2:00 p.m., has been moved. School was cancelled Friday due to weather. Mr. Lincoln will now be held on Sunday, March 22 at 3:00 p.m. To view the original press release and contestants, please refer to Mr. Lincoln Pageant 2015.

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Ag Committee Approves Horse Racing Industry Bill

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee today (February 24) approved legislation that makes substantial regulatory changes necessary to protect and bolster Pennsylvania’s horse racing industry, according to Senator Elder Vogel, committee chairman and prime sponsor of the bill. Senate Bill 352 now moves to the full Senate for consideration. “This legislation will bring the regulations regarding the horseracing industry into the 21st Century,” said Senator Vogel. “The parameters and guidelines for the oversight of … Continue reading

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Police: Ellwood City Teen Arrested for Drug Possession

Taylor Foley, 18, of Ellwood City, was arrested Monday after police executed a sealed search warrant around 6:30 a.m. at her home on Skyline Drive. Participating in the raid were officers of the Lawrence County District Attorney’s special investigative unit and police officers from New Castle and Neshannock Township. Police said they found a small quantity of crack cocaine and a large bag of another substance which was sent for laboratory testing. Foley is charged … Continue reading

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To Buy or Not to Buy a Vacation Home?

You’ve always wanted to own a vacation home, and now you finally feel ready to make that purchase. Before you put an offer in for a cabin on the lake or condo in the mountains, consider the realities of owning a second property. Here are a few questions to think about before you finalize your plans.   Can you afford it? Owning a second home entails additional expenses such as: Furniture or other household items … Continue reading

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Police: 7-Eleven Robbed at Gunpoint; Fight in the Huntington Bank Parking Lot

Armed Robbery: According to the police report, an unknown male entered 7-Eleven on North Street at 5:20 a.m. on February 18. He threatened an employee with a semi-automatic handgun. After receiving the contents of the cash register, he left. Police arrived on the scene and examined video surveillance. Investigation ongoing. Disorderly Conduct: According to the police report,  at 1:00 a.m. on February 22 the bartender at the Pour House on Lawrence Ave reported that individuals … Continue reading

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