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School spirit comes alive in LHS for Macy’s Lip Dub contest

On Friday, Oct. 17, Lincoln High School students, faculty and administration worked collectively to put together a 3-minute, 17-second school pride video for submission to the Macy’s Lip Dub Challenge. During the summer that led up to the 2014/2015 school year, Marsha “Miss K” Kosanovich discovered the challenge while skimming through videos submitted by other schools on YouTube.  Kosanovich, the liaison to the junior high student council, brought about the idea of creating a clip … Continue reading

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Gibbons announces financial aid application workshops

ELLWOOD CITY, Oct. 29 – State Rep. Jaret Gibbons, D-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence, announced today a series of workshops presented by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency to educate parents and students about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The workshops are intended to help families understand and complete the FAFSA, which is the application that must be completed to be considered for most forms of financial aid. “Parents and students have a lot to think about … Continue reading

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POLICE: EC woman run over by own car at mailbox

An Ellwood City woman sustained undisclosed injuries Tuesday evening after being hit by her own car in a Line Avenue parking lot. According to police, Nancy Melinda Thomas, 62, of 724 Line Ave., was knocked to the ground by her 2013 Fiat while trying to put mail into a United States Postal Service mailbox outside of State Representative Jaret Gibbons’ office at 428 Line Ave.  Thomas exited the vehicle, which contains a manual transmission, believing … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: The Sound of Music

Lincoln High School presents The Sound of Music on Nov. 14, 15, & 16 at the high school auditorium.  This weekly profile details the musical from the students’ perspectives. This week profiles two characters in a complicated relationship with one another: Liesl von Trapp and Rolfe. Lori Rectenwald – Liesl von Trapp Lori Rectenwald portrays Liesl von Trapp, the eldest member of the captain’s children.  At 16, Liesl is near the age of adulthood, but … Continue reading

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PennDot awards $4.96M in grants for local projects

PENNDOT awarded $ 4,965,170 in state Multimodal Transportation Funding grants for projects in Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties on Tuesday, Oct. 28, according to Senator Elder Vogel. The local recipients are: Beaver County: • The Borough of Monaca was awarded $261,000 to make improvements to a 10-block segment of Pennsylvania Avenue to accommodate vehicles, pedestrians and bicycles and to construct a 2.4-mile segment of the Ohio River Greenway Trail along Pennsylvania Avenue. • Colona Transfer … Continue reading

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LHS Class of 1954 meeting notes

Pudue La Cava hosted the initial meeting for the Lincoln High School Class of 1954 “Bridges to Lincoln HI” event at her Mount Vernon Drive residence on Thursday, Oct. 9. Ann Amadio, Arlene “Pinky” Maielli, Clemmy Sirimarco and La Cava provided lunch to begin the session.  Ilene Gardner baked fall harvest pies for dessert, which were served to all attending members by Jackie Perno and Judy Portugallo. Co-chairmen Paul Abraham, James Spielvogel and James Gillespie led … Continue reading

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The hills are alive with the sound of music

Lincoln High School presents its adaptation of the musical “The Sound of Music” in the high school auditorium starting at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14. The well-known story about the von Trapp family continues to gain popularity 55 years after its first appearance on Broadway.  For musical director Felicia Greco, now in year 27 as part of the Lincoln High School musical, “The Sound of Music” is special “It’s my all-time favorite musical,” Greco said.  … Continue reading

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Playoffs: Riverside faces Beth-Center this Friday

Last season, the Riverside Panthers football team rebuilt behind a sophomore quarterback, Jason Dambach.  The young, inexperienced squad needed all nine games to collect a victory last year in its final match against Freedom.  Though, the Panthers erupted for 99 points in their final five games, which showed fans ‘what could be’ in 2014.  The ‘what could be’ resulted in Riverside’s first playoff appearance in seven years, which occurs this Friday at Bethlehem Center High … Continue reading

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Relay for Life this week

Search for Committee Members                 Our Relay committee is in a spot, we have lost our Survivor  Chairperson this year, a very important part of Relay For Life.  We also need help with our Chinese Auction, Logistics, Sponsorship, and Team recruitment.  Even if you don’t want to be a chair for these openings, volunteers are what we need.  You can help for a brief time; an hour or two, a day, a … Continue reading

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Court recognized as Mayor of the Year

Ellwood City mayor Anthony J.  Court received statewide recognition last Thursday as Senator Elder Vogel’s office presented him with the Pennsylvania “Mayor of the Year” award at the Association of Mayor of the Boroughs of Pennsylvania’s annual banquet in Harrisburg on Oct. 17. A representative from Vogel’s office, Cindy Morabito, presented Court with the award at his office on Oct. 23.  The association offers the award each year to a Mayor who displays dedication and … Continue reading

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