Ellwood City Nativity

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Ellwood City Celebrates Light Up Night Amid Nativity Controversy

When the lights flicked on outside of Ellwood City Hall on Friday night for Light Up Night, the nativity scene that sat there for 55 years was noticeable absent. Those who grew up seeing it say it is missed.

11/30/2012

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Controversial Ellwood City Nativity Scene Moved To New Location

It seems to be a never-ending Crèche controversy. The nativity scene that used to be in front of the Ellwood City Town Hall has now been moved down the street after last year’s legal battle with an out-of-town atheist group.

KDKA-TV–11/30/2012

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Ellwood City Prepares For Court Battle Over Nativity Scene

The battle continues over a nativity scene in Ellwood City. Last week, city council, worried about the cost of litigation, voted to move the nativity off city property next year. Now, a defiant Mayor Anthony Court says not so fast.

12/27/2011

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Ellwood City To Move Nativity Scene In 2012

Limited borough funds and fears of lengthy litigation prompted council to vote 4-to-2 Monday night to leave the crèche where it is this year and move it in 2012 to a far less controversial spot.

12/20/2011

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Hundreds Show Support For Community’s Crèche

An out-of-state atheist group was expected to face off with officials in a local community this morning over a nativity display at the municipal building; but the supposed showdown ended up being an overwhelming show of support.

12/02/2011

The nativity scene is in the basement of the Ellwood City Municipal Building for now.  (Credit: KDKA)

Ellwood City Gears Up For Nativity Scene Battle

The Freedom From Religion Foundation, located in Wisconsin, is threatening legal action here, but the people of Ellwood City aren’t backing down from their 50-year-old tradition.

11/30/2011

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Ellwood City Fights To Keep Nativity Scene

KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks to Annie Laurie Gaylor from the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/21/2011

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