Ellwood City’s Public Library Activities for the Week of Aug. 29

Library Activities Week of August 29th, 2016   Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:   Tuesday, August 30, at 6:30 p.m. – Friends of the Library will meet to discuss upcoming activities and events. Among the topics to be discussed is the annual Storytelling Festival in Ewing Park on September 17. The Friends group has the food concession at the festival. New members are always welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.   Wednesday, August 31, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and…

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PHOTOS: 2016 Ellwood City Pie Festival (indoors!)

Due to pending thunderstorms and wet weather forecasted to enter the area Thursday evening, the annual Pie Festival was moved indoors to the Lincoln High School large gymnasium.  The change was announced by the school early Thursday afternoon and later reported confirmed on Twitter, first by the Lincoln Blue Band account (@LHSBlueBand). The event is normally held at Helling Stadium, but precautions were taken by moving the event indoors this year. Lincoln High School Blue Band members and Ellwood City fall sport team members were announced.        

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Show Your Wolverine Spirit

Support your favorite player or cheerleader by purchasing a Paw Print to be painted on your driveway or sidewalk. Paw Prints are Royal Blue and approximately 35” high and 27” wide. Cost is $10 for two. Please send your name, address, phone number, amount of paw prints you want, and the location (sidewalk, driveway, etc) you want painted, to Kim Rangel, 605 Argonne Blvd. Ellwood City Pa, 16117. Please also include payment in the form of a check and make sure your phone number is valid because you will be contacted in advance to make arrangements for the painting. Paw…


Criminal Complaints and Police Reports

Domestic dispute left victim walking to the nearest police station According to the criminal complaint filed on August 16, a woman reported a domestic assault involving her and her boyfriend of six years. The victim said the incident took place when the two of them were riding in the defendants car together, going towards Ohio, and an argument started. The boyfriend, Michael Lee Nash, 41, of Florida, supposedly struck the victims face several times causing a laceration upon the bridge of her nose. The victim asked the defendant to pull his car over so she could urinate, where Nash again…


4th Low Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic for Cats

In America the number of stray animals has reached epidemic proportions. According to the ASPCA website, though it’s impossible to get an exact number of stray pets in the USA, it is estimated the numbers of stray cats alone reach into the 70 thousand range. The ASPCA also lists other statistics regarding the importance of spaying and neutering pets: Fertile cats produce, on average, one to two litters of kittens a year. The litters typically contain four to six kittens. The cost to spay is less than the cost to raise puppies and kittens for one year. Approximately 7.6 million…


Ellwood City Crime Watch

Crime Watch Meeting, September 1 @ 6:30 pm in council Chambers All residents are welcomed and urged to attend.