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Spend or Invest? New Thoughts on an Age-Old Dilemma

A familiar experience for many Americans is that as fast as money comes in, it goes out the door again in pursuit of the next “must have” purchase. Such spending habits can take a toll on plans to build up savings for the future. The key is finding a balance between immediate gratification and long-term financial security. In many instances, we can all find ways save on daily purchases to set more money aside to … Continue reading

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Pinocchio to open Oct. 10 in New Castle

The newly carved Pinocchio talks and walks without strings, and dreams of someday becoming a real boy. But instead, he ends up getting into big trouble when he runs away to see the world and meets Candlewyck and Sterling, two scallywags who latch onto the puppet and cart him off to their puppet show to become the new star attraction. With a little help from Kelso and Marigold, two other puppet performers, Pinocchio outsmarts the … Continue reading

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Garage & Yard Sales in Ellwood City Area, Sept. 20

The following is a detailed list of sales for the Ellwood City area, specifically garage and yard sales, where you are sure to find plenty great deals. Click the location in order to find a map of the sale. Be sure to check back each week during the summer months for an updated list of sales in the area. Yard Sales: Located at 503 Pershing St., Ellwood City.  A yard sale will take place on … Continue reading

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From the Borough Manager’s office

NOTICE: Cooperating Federal, State, and county agencies are conducting an oral raccoon rabies baiting project in western Pennsylvania.  A vaccine packet is coated or placed inside a fish-meal block, which is very tasty to raccoons.  The baits are dropped by low-flying airplanes or helicopters, or by local teams on foot or in vehicles. This year’s operation will run through September. What if I find rabies baits? Baits should be left alone- but intact baits can … Continue reading

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Free use of derby cars

Are you looking to join the Main Drag Derby, but have no vehicle to participate? Well, now you have the chance to get in on the excitement! Through the help of some generous local residents, three stock cars are available for children between the ages of seven and twelve, and one super stock car is available for a participant between the ages of 13 and 18. These cars are available on a first-come, first serve … Continue reading

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Rotary Club meeting set for tonight

The Rotary Club of Ellwood City met on Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Connoquenessing Country Club on Mercer Road.  President Alisa Hatchett inviting Bruce Thalmann to lead in the singing of “America,” and Louise Carroll provided the blessing.  Jim Mason and Marilyn Barnhart acted as the ‘Joke Masters.’  Also, Carol Monk administered the 50/50 drawing, which was won by Jerry Crowley. Guest speaker for the evening Steve Monteleone, Founder and President of the IT’S ABOUT … Continue reading

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Derby registration for Main Drag Derby

Due to the overwhelming response for driver registration for the Main Drag Derby that is set to occur on Saturday, Sept. 27, the Kitchen Cabinet will accept registrations for the derby through Friday, Sept. 26. ALL cars, with the exception of Vintage cars, MUST be brought to the weigh-in on Sept. 26 at McElwain’s Collision Center between 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m., at which time they will be impounded until the morning of the race. McElwain’s Collision … Continue reading

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Five Financial Considerations When You’re Going Through a Divorce

When a marriage comes to an end, the emotional toll can be exhausting. Yet staying level headed — especially about finances — is vital to your future well-being. Dividing assets that were once shared is a daunting task and can feel quite overwhelming. It’s important to focus on what you can control with your finances. If you are preparing for a divorce, here are five tips to help get your financial situation in order: Start … Continue reading

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COURT: Possession, stalking, embezzlement, & DUI

A court date was set for a New Castle woman after investigators found evidence of approximately $92,412.92 in stolen funds from her former employer. According to the police report, Chastity Yvette (Booker) Williams, 38, of 2724 State St., allotted herself unauthorized overtime pay at increased rates and took an insurance allotment waiver while also receiving benefits.  The former assistant business manager of Lawrence County Career and Technical Center (LCCTC) allegedly took advantage of her position … Continue reading

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Upcoming Relay for Life events

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 during the event. 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 week, a month or longer, whatever … Continue reading

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