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PHOTOS: Ellwood City Fall Varsity Sports

EllwoodCity.org was present with live coverage at Lincoln High School’s Media Day last Thursday. We captured a photo of each varsity sports team alongside their coaches. Be sure to view our Senior Athlete Spotlights which feature one of the upperclassmen from each of the following teams, Part 1,  Part 2 and Part 3. Girls Tennis Cross Country Varsity Cheerleading   Varsity Football Band, Cheering and Football Seniors Note: Due to a scheduling conflict, the Girls … Continue reading

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Senior Athlete Spotlight, Part 3

EllwoodCity.org has pieced together a three-part series spotlighting one senior from each of the seven fall sports in the Ellwood City Area School District. The group was interviewed at Thursday night’s Media Day Coverage. Today’s article marks Part 3 of the series and features two local students. Be sure to check out the previous posts from this segment, Part 1 and Part 2. Name: Olivia Pigza Parents’ Names: Justin & Melissa Pigza Sport: Girls Golf … Continue reading

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Ellwood City Council August Meeting Brief

The following is a brief summary of the August 18 Ellwood City Council Meeting: A motion was approved to hold the Life Chain event on Sunday, October 5 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., along Fifth Street and Fountain Avenue. A motion awarded the bid for the Borough Building Sidewalk Replacement Project to CRT Concrete (Ellwood City) in the amount of $45,515.00. This amount, upon satisfactory completion, will be paid from the General Capital Reserve Fund. … Continue reading

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Senior Athlete Spotlight, Part 2

EllwoodCity.org has pieced together a three-part series spotlighting one senior from each of the seven fall sports in the Ellwood City Area School District. The group was interviewed at Thursday night’s Media Day Coverage. Today’s article marks Part 2 of the series and features three local students. Be sure to check out the first post from this segment, http://news.ellwoodcity.org/2014/08/18/senior-athlete-spotlight-part-1-2/. Name: Bailey McKinney Parents’ Names: Rick & Stacey McKinney Sport: Girls Volleyball Years Played: This marks … Continue reading

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Ellwood City School Board August Meeting Brief

The following is a brief summary of the August 14 Ellwood City School Board Meeting: The following substitute teachers, nurses, clerical, cafeteria and custodial personnel were approved for the 2014-2015 school year. Teachers: Mary Alfera, Sandra Blank, Ashley Boxen, Kayla Chappell, John DeCaria, Judith Dici, John Drzik, Tara Garczewski, Shannon Gaul, Sara Goehring, Tiffany Harris, David Hinckley, Melissa Hulings, JoAnn Kalantzis, Emily Kensinger, Marsha Kosanovich, John Krestel, Lee Little, Alan Marsh, Jeff Meehan, Virginia Ottaviani, … Continue reading

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Senior Athlete Spotlight, Part 1

EllwoodCity.org has pieced together a three-part series spotlighting one senior from each of the seven fall sports in the Ellwood City Area School District. The group was interviewed at Thursday night’s Media Day Coverage. Today’s article marks Part 1 of the series and features two local students. Be sure to check back for the rest of this segment. Name: Lauren Stiles Parents’ Names: Joe & Tricia Stiles Sport: Girls Tennis Years Played: This marks her … Continue reading

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Ellwood City Library Activities for the week of August 18

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, August 18, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for adults. The group will discuss the book, “A Land More Kind Than Home,” by Wiley Cash. More information is available by calling the library at 724-758-6458. Thursday, August 21, at 6:30 p.m. – Adult Knitting Group. This group meets weekly during the fall, winter and spring, and on an abbreviated … Continue reading

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Relay For Life Scheduled Events

The upcoming Relay For Life events are as follows: Search for Committee Members Our Relay committee is in a spot, we have lost our Survivor Chairperson and Luminary Chairperson this year. 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 fits your schedule plus you can bring … Continue reading

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Aloi Receives Commendation

This week, former Ellwood City Superintendent Frank Aloi received a commendation for his service to the school district. Mayor Anthony Court presented the award at Monday night’s agenda-setting board meeting. Aloi, who officially retired in July, had worked in the district for 50 years, both as a teacher and administrator. Mayor Court and the Ellwood City community would like to thank him for his dedication to the students, the faculty and to the community, The … Continue reading

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Ellwood Cheerleaders attend UCA Camp at SRU

The Varsity and Junior Varsity Ellwood City Cheering squads recently returned from a four day camp at Slippery Rock University with multiple awards. Conducted by the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA), the squads participated in private coaching as well as group workshops focusing on dance routines, cheer instruction and proper stunting and safety techniques. Competitions were held between the 12 squads in attendance with Ellwood City placing 1st in Cheer, 2nd in Dance and 3rd overall. … Continue reading

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