Thanksgiving Meals For Those in Need

A list of locations offering Thanksgiving meals for those in need are posted below. Food, clothing and housing referrals are also available, for more information call The Cornerstone at 724-846-6400. Trinity Lutheran Church, 101 10th Avenue, New Brighton. Thanksgiving Day @ 1p.m. Reservations call 724-650-3054 St. James Parish in Sewickley, 200 Walnut St. Sewickley. Thanksgiving Day @ 1p.m. Reservations call 412-741-6650 St. Cecilia Church, 623 Virginia Ave., Rochester. Thanksgiving Day @ 1-3p.m. Transportation is available by calling 724-775-0801. Reservations call 412-775-8875 Central United Methodist Church, the corner of 6th and 13th, Beaver Falls (the site of the Beaver Falls Soup…


PHOTOS: Ellwood City Man Donates Hair to Keep Mom’s Legacy Going

Bryan Linville is more than just a resident of Ellwood City, he is the son of a woman who lost her battle to ovarian cancer and a father to two children who he wants to inspire the same way his mother inspired him. “She worked with kids who had autism, she had a really kind heart and always wanted to help people,” he said. “I want to help kids in the same way she helped them and I want my own kids to remember me the way I remember her.” Linville’s mother was battling stage four ovarian cancer for almost…


SPOILER ALERT: House Tour Home Features Dr. Seuss Christmas Tree

One of the Ellwood City Municipal Women House Tour homes, the Bissell household, located at 3302 River Road in Ellwood City, is the first home on the list to be decorated for the event. Though the family still has a few decorations to finish putting up, the majority of work has been completed. From flamboyant nutcrackers to a surfin’ Santa, home owner Teresa Bissell stated that her favorite decoration is the Dr. Seuss tree. She has been collecting Dr. Seuss ornaments for several years and has plenty to show for her collection! A gallery of decorations is posted below. About…


2017 Penn State Master Gardeners of Lawrence County Calendar Fundraiser

The Penn State Master Gardeners of Lawrence County are selling 2018 Calendars. Calendars are $10 and available for purchase at the Penn State Extension Office located at 430 Court Street (Courthouse) New Castle, Pa 16101 or by calling 724-654-8370. Calendars can also be mailed for a $5 fee. The calendar promotes our Master Gardener program, along with providing gardening tips throughout the year. The Penn State Master Gardener Program was established to assist Penn State Extension in reaching consumer horticulture audience. The program provides interested individuals with extensive horticulture training and, in return, participants dedicate volunteer time to teaching horticultural…


The Art Basket Winner Is…

Thank you for all who attended the Renew and Revive Art Exhibit at Dayspring Gifts on 6th. The winning ticket number of the art basket, complete with a variety of art supplies is #731472. To claim your prize you can go to Dayspring anytime during their normal business hours. All money raised was donated back to the ministry.


November Regular Meeting Recap

Yesterday night was Ellwood City’s November 2017 council meeting. All of the following items on the agenda sheet were approved: Approval of Minutes: A motion in order to approve the Special Meeting 10/10/17 and and Regular Meeting 10/16/17. Approval of Vouchers: A motion to approve the pre-paid voucher list dated 11/13/17 in the amount of $1,217,194.59 and the open invoiced (list of vouchers to be paid) dated 11/16/17 in the amount of $793,848.67 Departmental Reports: A motion to approve the departmental reports as submitted. Bid Openings NONE Ordinances A motion would be in order to adopt an ordinance, as submitted,…