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Mohawk School District Closed After Testing Positive for E. Coli in Water

According to a news source, all Mohawk district schools are closed today after receiving positive results of the potentially deadly E. Coli bacteria contaminating the water at the districts high school location. The districts elementary school is provided water from a different system and their water remains uncontaminated, however the school is still closed. After the heavy rain we have received in the area over the past few days, it’s not surprising that some water sources have become contaminated, many times due to overflowing sewers. The schools superintendent released the following statement: “This message is to inform you that school…


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Calling All Brides – We’ve Got FREE Tickets!

Wedding planning is exciting, stressful, and time-consuming, let us help you check things off your to-do list this month! Local wedding vendors will be showcasing their capabilities at upcoming shows in the area and they are giving away free tickets to local brides who wish to attend!   *To reserve your FREE Tickets, choose a show/vendor and give them a call! January 21st & 22nd Cavanaugh’s Bride Show Wyndham Grand, Pittsburgh Dot & Bow Paperie, located in Ellwood City has 8 Free tickets available. Call to Reserve Your Tickets 724-824-7504   https://www.brideshow.com/bridal-show/wyndham.htm   January 29th New Castle Bridal Show &…


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ECR Revitalization Winter Wine and Brew Fest

The Ellwood City Revitalization (ECR) committee partners closely with the Ellwood City Chamber of Commerce and the Ellwood City Council to dedicate efforts toward restoring the local community in order to invite businesses, families and visitors back into the area – ultimately as an attempt to encourage local economy growth. The organization has already made several additions to the town over the past few years including the Ellwood City Plaza, the seasonal Farmers’ Market, the Comfort Station, and now they have their eyes set on reinstalling the much needed lighting, which will be attached to arches that were removed from…


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POLICE: Two Charged in Christmas Burglary Attempt

According to the criminal complaint, two males will be facing burglary charges after an incident that occurred on Christmas Day at approximately 11:45p.m. at a residence on Spring Avenue. Officers were advised by the reporting party that two males had kicked in the rear door of the house and left the scene in a green Mitsubishi Eclipse. When officers arrived they made contact with the homeowner who stated the two males were William Norris Pearson IV, 25, of Ellwood City, and Ridge Cox, 22, of Ellwood City, and they kicked in the door of his residence and assaulted him by…


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Lawrence County Humane Society’s Second Annual Homeless to Home Event

There is plenty of time to clear your schedule for the Lawrence County Humane Society’s second annual Homeless to Home event to benefit pets awaiting adoption. The event will be at Cascade Park in New Castle and it supports the Lawrence County Humane Society, admission is free. Official flyer below:  


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Mayor Presents Commendation to Samuel Teolis

Mayor Anthony Court presented a commendation to Samuel Teolis, owner and respected Director of Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory after 61 years as a Funeral Director in the Ellwood City area. Mr. Teolis’s basement of the funeral home recently became a member of the PA Museums Association, it is a museum of 19th Century America and the WWI and WWII. Teolis served on the Ellwood City Area School board for 6 years,  he served as Mayor for 4 years, he was appointed Lawrence County Deputy Coroner in 1955 and served for 38 years. He has served on the Veterans…