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49th Annual Holy Redeemer Bazaar Raffle Winners

Third Day News Item: Friday, July 31, 2015 “This year it seems that there is more of camaraderie among the bazaar workers and bazaar crowd resulting in a large attendance, terrific food, and a great time for the Holy Redeemer Bazaar festivities,” said co-chairperson Lou Ferrario. Friday’s BBQ dinner sold out, and the outside food kitchen had huge sales with the pepperoni puffs leading the way. The Friday crowd stayed around late to witness the … Continue reading

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Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church Upcoming Events: Yard Sale and Outdoor Dance

The Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church will have a yard sale on Saturday, August 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The yard sale will have a variety of items displayed at many tables. There will be a lunch counter and bake sale as well. On Friday, August 14, the church will have an outdoor dance at their pavilion. The dance will feature Sanctuary Jazz Band playing music from the 1910’s through 2000’s. The dance will be … Continue reading

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Gibbons to Host Veterans Affairs Veterans Specialist at Ellwood City Office

Rep. Jaret Gibbons, D-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence, today announced his office will host veterans specialist Mark Thompson from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 12 at his Ellwood City office, 438 Line Ave. Multiple services will be highlighted during this time, including: Explaining what benefits a veteran has earned; Counseling on how to best use those benefits; Assisting with applying for benefits through the Veterans Administration; Filling appeals to existing claims … Continue reading

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Photos: 49th Annual Bazaar

The 49th Annual Holy Redeemer Bazaar wrapped up on Saturday. Attendance everyday was excellent, and once the extremely hot weather broke on Thursday, the Bazaar grounds were packed. Bazaar announcer Richard Tomak remarked that “the lines for the rides were long and the Kid’s Korner game booth was active resulting in the kids having a great time.” The activities ended Saturday with a performance by the River Blackwater Band, featuring Lincoln Class of 2009 alumni … Continue reading

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Lincoln Class of 1954 July Meeting

Pudue La Cava hsoted a dinner meeting of the Lincoln Class of 1954 “Bridges to Lincoln Hi” committee at her Mt Vernon Drive home on the afternoon of Thursday, July 9. Southern co-chairmen Bonnie (Graham) and Ed Kirkley, Mid-Atlantic Chairmen Patty (Pavuk) and John Tino, and all local committee members were in attendance. The menu of ravioli, pasta fagiola, sausage, meatballs, salads, breads, and desserts provided by LaCava, Ilene Gardner, Ann Amadio, Arlene Maielli, and … Continue reading

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Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of 8-3-2015

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Wednesday, August 5, at 12:00 Noon – “Just 4 Girls,” a book discussion group for girls in 9th grade and up, and “Food 4 Thought,” a book discussion group for students in 9th grade and up, will meet together for a special event. The group will discuss the book, “The Star Child,” by Stephanie Keyes. The author of the book will be … Continue reading

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Youth Dance at the Ewing Park Pool

There will be a youth dance at the Ewing Park swimming pool on Tuesday, August 4th. The event is open for grades 7-9 and will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by DJ Franco, and the concession stand will be open. The dance is sponsored by the YMCA and the Ellwood City Borough Recreation Board. Entrance fee is $3 and it is limited to 100 people.

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Four Tips for Financial Conversations With Your Adult Children

There comes a time when parents nearing retirement should have a conversation with their adult children about their financial situation. In many cases the conversation can feel overwhelming and a bit uncomfortable. Also, busy schedules and limited time may make financial conversations easy to put off, but sharing information can help you feel more confident and prepared in the long run. Consider these four tips to get the conversation started: Communicate your own financial plans. … Continue reading

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Holy Redeemer Bazaar: Night Two

“As the humidity and temperature went down on Thursday, the crowd at the Bazaar went up,” said co-chairperson Kay Ann Bellissimo. The weather cooperated resulting in a much larger and hungry crowd with long lines at the Food Booth for the second day of the Holy Redeemer 49th Annual Bazaar. A fantastic response to our evening entertainment made for an enjoyable evening. Vic Rangel provided the entertainment for Thursday night. On Friday, the Doug Butchy … Continue reading

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Holy Redeemer Bazaar: Night One

The 49th Annual Holy Redeemer Parish Bazaar got underway on Wednesday, July 29 and will continue through Saturday, August 1. The fun-filled activities start at 6:00 p.m. and conclude at 10:00 p.m. daily. Nightly entertainment, our famous food booth, the Kid’s Korner game booth, several new games, and carnival rides provided a pleasurable evening for kids and adults alike. Laurie Nocera, a Bazaar co-chair person, said, “Despite the hot humid weather, all in attendance had … Continue reading

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