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The New Castle Playhouse is celebrating 60 seasons of live theater by presenting "A Chorus Line," which won the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and... [Read More]
The 50th anniversary of the consecration of the Orthodox Monastery of Transfiguration will close next week with a play about the founder of the order."Ileana,... [Read More]
Bob Foley saw many things as he sailed the Atlantic Ocean as a Navy sailor more than 60 years ago, including the sinking of a... [Read More]
There are so many ideas and thoughts that come up constantly in conversation or reading, and my mind jumps from one to the other. I... [Read More]
A real life family will take the stage starting Friday as the McAfee family in The Strand Theater's production of "Bye Bye Birdie."The Carter family,... [Read More]
The Rev. John Granchie, new pastor of the Chewton Christian Church, is all about his congregation learning to go out into the community."Church is not a... [Read More]
There's a lot of smiling, laughing, hugging and kissing when the cousins meet the first Friday of each month for lunch and fellowship.Guiseppe and Archangela... [Read More]
Come hear a tale or two Saturday at Ewing Park during the 17th annual Ellwood City Storytelling Festival.The free event, which starts at 4 p.m.,... [Read More]
I think I need a vacation. I need to get away and have a rest because my staycation is keeping me busier than being in... [Read More]
The Red Barn Theatre is closing its season with a laugh-out-loud farce."Drinking Habits," directed by Mary Jane Tillia and Dee Eppihimer, has enough laughs to... [Read More]
Love is tender, not burning, in Sandy Douglas' kitchen as she prepares her latest batch of delicious chocolate chip cookies.As the Ellwood City woman bakes,... [Read More]
Being scary is just part of the business model for a borough special effects company.Omega FX is the brainchild of artist and sculptor John Guerrini.... [Read More]
The Rev. Jay Sterling became the pastor of churches in Wurtemburg and Koppel only a month ago, but he already is feeling right at home.Sterling, who came from... [Read More]
In the day, there were many social ethnic groups in the diverse Ellwood City area, and some are still in existence.The Hungarian Women's Club, founded... [Read More]
At a recent Ellwood City Rotary Club meeting, we were discussing getting ready for the Oct. 6 Oktoberfest, which is a fantastic event put on... [Read More]
The Fantastix, a youth show choir, is presenting a mini-musical addressing bullying at area schools.Founded and directed by well-known local artist Mary Ann Mangini, the Fantastix... [Read More]
The Salvation Army again has a presence in the borough.Earlier this year, the Rev. Ray Medina, pastor of the Bell Memorial Presbyterian Church, became the point... [Read More]
They have not worked together in nearly four decades, but the former employees of the Ellwood Knitting Mill remain tied together.Their jobs are long gone,... [Read More]
I prefer the telephone. I like to hear voices. Go ahead, tell me that is old school. Face to face is best, but the phone... [Read More]
The Carpenter's Project this weekend is having an unusual fundraiser; an upscale pasta dinner prepared by Chef Geoff Straub, executive chef for the Pittsburgh Penguins.Straub,... [Read More]