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Photos: Community Easter Egg Hunt

On Saturday, around 450 children and their parents participated in the 21st annual community Easter egg hunt. This year’s hunt took place in the tennis courts due to weather conditions. The winners of the golden eggs for 4 and under were David Main and Skyler Knapp. For 5-6 girls, Isis Petrelli, McKayleigh Reid, Alexis Lindley, and Molly Coldwell. For 5-6 boys, Jessie Walron and Gino Maddox. For 7-9 girls, Shaelyn Freed and Kaylee Shribet. For … Continue reading

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CT’s Thrift Shop Gives a Little Bit of Everything and Anything

This month, Lawrence Ave welcomed the newest addition to downtown: CT’s Everything and Anything, a thrift shop providing the community with a diversity of merchandise for reasonable rates. The store opened on March 7, after owners Mary and Stephen McCullar purchased the building on 431 Lawrence Ave in February. In addition to clothes, CT’s offers appliances, furniture, housewares, tools, hunting and camping items, gaming items, books, movies, and music. The store also provides free local … Continue reading

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Police: Two Accused of Distributing Illegal Gambling Machines

According to a published report, Frank R. Medure, 63, of Neshannock Township, and Frank C. Medure, 33, of Union Township, were arraigned before Judge Jerry Cartwright on Thursday morning facing charges of operating illegal gambling machines. According to the report, the Medures distributed illegal gambling machines to a multitude of local establishments, including the following in Ellwood City: Alvink’s Hawg Wild, 703 Lawrence Ave., Ellwood City Double Dealin’ Cafe, 104 Spring Ave., Ellwood City Steele … Continue reading

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Library Activities Week of 3-30-215

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, March 31, at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — Family Laptime, designed for babies and children 6 months of age and older. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays and more. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, April 1, at 3:00 p.m. — “Just 4 Girls,” a book discussion group for girls in 9th grade and up. The group … Continue reading

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Riverside Sports Schedule: Mar. 30 – Apr. 4

The Riverside High School sports schedule for Mar. 30 through Apr. 4 is as follows: Monday, March 30 9:00AM Boys Varsity Tennis Neshannock High School Section Singles Away 4:00PM Girls Varsity Softball Laurel High School Away Tuesday, March 31 3:30PM Boys Varsity Track Ellwood City HS Away 3:30PM Girls Varsity Track Ellwood City HS Away Wednesday, April 01 4:00PM Girls Varsity Softball Neshannock High School Home 6:30PM National Honor Society Volleyball Tournament (School) Thursday, April … Continue reading

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WXED Meeting Brings Community Up to Date on Station’s Development

Pastor Cynthia Antinossi has started many projects, foremost among them Dayspring Harvest Ministries. However, she described her campaign to create a local radio station as “the hardest thing I’ve done in my life. Just the scope of it is beyond my previous projects.” At an informational meeting on Monday, March 23, Antinossi discussed the future of Ellwood’s developing radio station, WXED 107.3 FM. The meeting was held in the Municipal Building’s auditorium and was open … Continue reading

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Wolves Club Donates to K9 Unit

On Wednesday, March 11, 2015 the Wolves Club of Ellwood City presented a $300 donation to the Ellwood City Police K9 Unit, Officer Michael McBride, and the future K9 Officer, Ranger. The Wolves Club has been an active supporter of the ECPD K9 Unit since it was established in 2007 when Jozek was the only K9 on the team. Ellwood’s Police Department and K9 Unit are grateful for the donation, and they thank the Ellwood … Continue reading

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Lincoln Spring Vendor Show to Raise Money for Prom

Lincoln High School will host a spring craft and vendor show in the big gymnasium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28. All proceeds will go to this year’s prom. The event will feature over 40 vendors selling items such as wine, homemade liquor, body oils, Easter candy, and fudge. Businesses represented will include Pink Zebra, Skin By Nature, Avon, and Origami Owl. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, a Chinese … Continue reading

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Wildcats Outfight Wolverines

The Ellwood City baseball team lost to Kittanning 13-0 in a non-section, away game yesterday. Kittanning’s pitchers only permitted 3 hits by Ellwood, while striking out 7 Wolverines. The loss against Kittanning follows a 5-4 defeat on Monday against Mohawk, making the team 2-2 overall. The Wolverines have an away game today against Montour. Game Summary- EC v Kittanning Ellwood City- 000 000 0 Kittanning- 100 501 6 Game Summary- EC v Mohawk Ellwood City- … Continue reading

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Ellwood City Softball Wins First Section Game

The Lady Wolverines’ move from AAA to AA had a promising start when Ellwood City defeated New Brighton 12-0 in an away game on Monday, March 23. Sophomore pitcher Skyla Greco stopped Laurel with 9 strikeouts and only 2 hits against. The Lady Wolverines are now 1-0 in their section. The team visits Laurel today for another section game. Game Summary Ellwood City- 12 New Brighton- 0, 5inn. New Brighton 000  00 Ellwood City   211    … Continue reading

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