One group in Ellwood City has found a creative way to circumvent a potential lawsuit by displaying a nativity scene in front of the municipal building.
The nativity display has always been a focal point of holiday celebrations in Ellwood City. But for the first time in decades, it’s not in front of city hall.
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.
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.
One man is dead and another is in jail after an early-morning Lawrence County shooting Saturday.
A teenager was flown to Children’s Hospital after being hit by a car in Lawrence County Friday morning.
Responders are trying to contain a fire at a battery plant in Lawrence County.
A Megan’s Law offender is accused of stalking a 15-year-old girl in Ellwood City. James Woolheater, 54, allegedly approached the girl while in his car twice on Fourth Street and made inappropriate sexual comments about her body parts.
We’re going to keep our preseason coverage going with a series of rapid-fire previews, focusing now on the Midwestern Conference in Class AA. Last year the WPIAL champions in this classification came from the MAC, which isn’t anything new. It’s usually one of the toughest sections in the district. What is new is the fact that biennial WPIAL realignment has left it with eight teams.
A woman and her grandson are recovering after fire broke out at their Beaver County home Wednesday night.
Automobile owners may get a break. PA Sen. Elder Vogel, R-New Sewickley, says it’s time to modify Pennsylvania’s auto emissions inspection requirement.
A man was arrested after leading police on a chase in Lawrence County Tuesday night.
In the latest phase of a distinguished career in Beaver County sports, Ellwood City head football coach Don Phillips will lead two of his outgoing seniors one more time in the Penn-Ohio all-star game this Friday.
Deer Lakes (20-1), sparked by a crucial error and timely hitting, continued its historic run with a 5-4 win over District 9 runner-up Wilmington in the First Round of the PIAA Softball Playoffs at North Allegheny High School Monday afternoon.
Both neighbors enter the state playoffs after, fittingly, sharing the Section 5 crown, but the Wolverines will do so on the heels of their fifth district title in program history in tow, which is also their first since 2003.