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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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Police: Simple Assault and Outstanding Warrant

Simple Assault and Domestic According to the police report, on July 28 officers responded to a domestic disturbance report on Loop St. Investigating officers arrived at the residence around 10:40 p.m. and spoke to Nicole Kathleen Maunder, 21. Maunder reported that she had been baking smores when Michael Vincent Kerr, 23, of New Castle, got into a heated argument with her over the smores. Kerr shoved her against a wall and choked her. Maunder had … Continue reading

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Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce’s 10th Anniversary Chef, Wine & Ale Event Offers Fine Wine, Gourmet Dining, Raffles & Over 100 Auction Items

For the tenth year in a row, the Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting their Chef, Wine & Ale Event. This annual event features gourmet foods from at least fifteen local restaurants paired with wines from around the world. There will also be craft beers, a martini bar, gourmet coffees, and an array of desserts offered at the event scheduled for 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Monday, September 14, 2015 at Shakespeare’s Restaurant … Continue reading

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Crime Watch and Mayor’s Advisory Briefs

Crime Watch: The July monthly Crime Watch meeting was conducted by Mayor Anthony J. Court with the discussion directed toward illegal drugs and drug activity in our neighborhoods. Criminal mischief and criminal trespassing were other topics discussed, along with underage drinking and the borough curfew ordinance that is being strongly enforced to catch those responsible for damages occurring to both private property and borough owned property. These and other issues pertaining to the safety of … Continue reading

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