PHOTOS: Two Local Seniors Receive Scholarship

Timothy A. Houk, a senior from Ellwood City, received a $500.00 scholarship courtesy of the Corona D’Italia Lodge #807 committee. Son of Tom and Lee Ann Houk, he is employed at the Log Cabin and also involved with the family business, he followed the academic course of study through high school and participated in boys basketball and the History Club and now plans to attend Slippery Rock University to study exercise science. Ian Patterson, a senior at Lincoln Park Performing Arts School also received at $500.00 scholarship from the organization. Son of Charles and Cheri Patterson, he is getting ready…


CCBC Appints Kolton Codner First Executive Director of Advancement and Sponsored Programs

Monaca, PA – At its recent “50 Shining Stars” Golden Gala and Dinner, Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) President Chris Reber announced the appointment of Kolton R. Codner to the newly created position of Executive Director of Advancement and Sponsored Programs. In this role, Mr. Codner will oversee the first major gifts campaign in College history; lead CCBC’s long-term philanthropic growth; facilitate alumni, corporate and foundation relations; and work closely and collaboratively with the CCBC Foundation Board, campus constituents, and leaders and citizens throughout the region. Also announced at the Gala, Expanding Pathways – Achieving Success: The Campaign for…


Paint the Town Purple Event

Cancer is a disease that affects millions of people around the world yearly – that’s why the American Cancer Society holds their signature and most successful fundraiser, Relay for Life, to raise funds for cancer research in the hopes of ultimately improving cancer survival rates, decrease the incidents of cancer, and improve the quality of life for those affected by the disease. Almost four million people in over 5,000 communities across the United States take part in Relay events, many of which are cancer survivors themselves. Breast cancer survivor and member of the Ellwood City Relay for Life committee, Jackie…


Class of ’54 May Meeting

Pudue LaCava hosted the Lincoln High School class of 1954 “Nite at the Movies” full committee at her Mt. Vernon Drive home at 2p.m. on Thursday, May 11. Lunch provided by committee members was served by Ilene Gardner and LaCava. James Spielvogel was honored for his May birthday with a cake provided by Gardner. Co-Chairman, Paul Abraham, began the business session by commending all the work done by all the committee members. James Gillespie reported on the monthly fund raising and distributed tickets for May. LaCava reported on reservations received to date, noting a 75% return of attendees at the…


Panthers Overcome Early Deficit, Advance To A Consecutive WPIAL Championship Game

For the first time since 2015, the Riverside Panthers allowed a run in the WPIAL playoffs and had to claw its way back to clinch a spot in the 3A Championship game against a Brownsville Falcons squad that gave them all they can handle in a 5-4 victory. Brownsville showed no signs of fear against a Riverside pitching staff that boasted a 0.86 ERA throughout the season, bringing eight batters to the plate in the top of the first, to take an early 4-0 lead. The Falcons loaded the bases on a single, walk and hit by pitch by the…


RMU, CCBC Sign 13 Transfer Agreements for High-Tech Degree Programs

Pittsburgh, May 22, 2017 – Robert Morris University (RMU) and Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) are expanding their longstanding partnership to provide greater opportunities for Beaver County residents to earn four-year degrees in technology-related fields. The two institutions signed additional articulation agreements today for 13 CCBC associate degree programs that will transfer seamlessly to bachelor’s degree programs at RMU. That brings to 47 the total number of articulation agreements between CCBC and Robert Morris. The latest agreements focus on RMU’s cyber security, data analytics, and computer and information systems programs, reflecting the university’s growing prowess in these disciplines. “Pittsburgh…