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POLICE: Man faces charges for child pornography

An Ellwood City man faces several charges in relation to child pornography According to the report, Preston Jacob St. Clair, 25, of 1217 Hickernell Rd., was arrested by the state attorney general’s office after investigators discovered that he allegedly downloaded and distributed child pornography from his personal computer. St. Clair’s computer showed up during a routine online investigation on July 29.  After discovering that a file of interest, the attorney general office traced 613 files to his … Continue reading

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Meet Your Wolverine Night set for Tuesday

Ellwood City basketball is upon us, and the boosters are inviting the community to celebrate. On Tuesday, Nov. 25, girls and boys from the Lincoln High School basketball teams will participate in the “Meet Your Wolverine Night” in the LHS gym.  Players from grades five through eight will compete in skill drills, while junior varsity and varsity players will square off in a shootout competition.  Also, the cheerleaders will perform between exhibition games featuring the … Continue reading

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POLICE: Dog attacks woman, kills her Yorkie in Ewing Park

An Ellwood City woman was cited after her pit bull slipped its collar and killed another dog. Nancy Neghiu watched in horror as the pit bull, owned by Kasey Marie McClymonds, mauled her Yorkshire terrier to death just outside of her Petain Street home. According to the police report, Neghiu took her dog for a walk on Friday, Nov. 7, just prior to 9 a.m.  While outside, the large gray dog approached the two and … Continue reading

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35th annual Boar’s Head Festival

Christ Presbyterian Church presents the annual 35th Boar’s Head Festival beginning on Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. This one-hour program is one of the oldest known Christmas celebrations with an ancient and traditional service of Christmas music. This year, grandchildren of residents who performed in the original festival will be participating.  Also, the props and costumes come from the original performance.  The show contains a full chorus and orchestra, as well as live organ music … Continue reading

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Wampum’s Light up the Town event set for Dec. 4

It’s time to help Wampum gear up for the holidays. On Thursday, Dec. 4, Main Street will shut down at 5:30 p.m., and the town will erupt with lights and decorations as part of the ‘Light up the Town’ celebration.  The event will include plenty of entertainment, as well as refreshments and business open houses.  Also, there will be an ice sculpture in the Stop-N-Shop parking lot next to the Wampum Methodist Church. Entertainment Schedule … Continue reading

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POLICE: Three men assault victim on Loop Street

Three Ellwood City men received assault charges after brutally beating a victim on Saturday evening. Matthew Shane Webb, 19, of 701 Orchard Ave., Devin James Myers, 18, of 2 Fifth St., Apt. 4, and Shane E Mihalko, 19, of 319 Hillside Ave. allegedly harassed and collectively attacked a man on Loop Street on Nov. 15. According to the report, the three men approached the victim at a playground located near 412 Loop St. at approximately … Continue reading

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LHS High Honor and Honor for first term

The following students finished the first term of the 2014 school year with either high honors or honors at Lincoln High School: HIGH HONOR ROLL GRADE 7 EVAN BARTON CONNOR CHONTOS HALEY DONLEY AVERY DUDEK MORGAN FALESNIK KAYLEE FRANZEN TAYLOR GROVE HELENA KALANTZIS HANNAH KEALLY CLAY KUZMIN MIAH MANN NICHOLAS NEUPAUER ETHAN PILARSKI MACKENZIE ROGERS KRISTA SHEPLER LEVI SMITH ZACHARY STILES ALICIA SWICK ANGELA VOLPE AUSTIN WALLEY GRADE 8 LENNON BARRY MIKAYLA BEACHEM KATHERINE BOWSER … Continue reading

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Christmas tree lane to feature ‘tribute trees’

The ‘Christmas in the Park’ committee wants to invite community members who have lost loved ones to decorate ‘tribute trees’ for Christmas in the Park, which begins on Dec. 6. Each year, Ellwood City residents take the time to decorate Ewing Park for the holiday season.  Businesses, schools and churches take that opportunity to adopt trees for Christmas tree lane, a dedicated row of Douglas fir trees decorated by various sponsors. This year, a resident’s … Continue reading

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Board and commissions vacancies in borough

On Monday night, the borough council moved a motion to advertise for several vacancies that exist in various boards and commissions in the Ellwood City borough. The openings exists for the following: Zoning Hearing Board, Zoning Hearing Board Alternates, Planning Commission, Economic Development Authority, Board of Health, and Recreation Board. Any borough resident interested in serving on any of the above positions is asked to submit a letter of interest with the board/commission name to … Continue reading

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Council brief from Nov. 17

The Ellwood City Borough Council met in the council chambers on Monday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m.  The following items were discussed: Ordinances: The borough adopted an ordinance designating the following one-way streets: Lawrence Avenue – eastbound from Cherry Way to 3rd Street 3rd Street – southbound from Lawrence Avenue to Crescent Avenue Resolutions: The borough adopted an ordinance to authorize free parking at all currently metered spaces on Lawrence Avenue, Bell Avenue, 5th Street, … Continue reading

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