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“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Baseball Championship Matchups Almost Set

By Matt Popchock (mpopchock@kdka.com) Because of rain in the area, Seneca Valley, which led Pittsburgh Central Catholic 2-0 in the bottom of the third Monday night, was forced to resume its WPIAL Class AAAA Semifinal […]

93-7 The Fan–05/22/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Baseball Semifinal Preview

Here’s a look at each of today’s WPIAL Baseball Semifinal games, and the individuals who might bring their teams one step closer to district gold.

93-7 The Fan–05/21/2012

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Overnight Pursuit Ends In Crash In Lawrence County

A woman is facing charges following an overnight police pursuit that ended in a crash in Lawrence County.

05/11/2012

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Ellwood City Soldier Posthumously Awarded Medal Of Honor

Running out of ammo, badly wounded Army Specialist Leslie Sabo, Jr. died suppressing enemy fire, allowing a Med-Evac helicopter to lift off from a landing zone in Cambodia. Les Sabo was 22-years-old. It was Mother’s Day, 1970.

04/17/2012

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Motorcyclist Killed In Lawrence Co. Crash Overnight

State police are investigating following an overnight motorcycle crash that claimed one person’s life in Lawrence County.

04/06/2012

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Prescription Delivery Man Saves Elderly Woman

Dylan Buchanan, 20, the shift supervisor at the Rite-Aid in Ellwood City, was making a delivery to a home in Wilmington Township, Lawrence County, on Monday, but no one came to the door.

03/03/2012

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Ellwood City Residents Urge Reversal Of Nativity Vote

People packed the Ellwood City borough council meeting Monday night, urging council members to reconsider a recent vote on relocating a Nativity scene to private land.

01/09/2012

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Crews Battle Overnight Fire At Ellwood City Recycling Plant

Crews were called to a recycling plant in Lawrence County when fire broke out there overnight.

12/29/2011

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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

(Source: KDKA-TV)

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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Police: Ellwood City Hit-And-Run A Hoax

A 14-year-old boy who claimed he was injured in a hit-and-run accident is no longer considered a victim. Instead, police in Ellwood City now say he and his friend are suspects in the case.

10/18/2011

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SUV Crashes Into Garage, Sparks Fire In Ellwood City

Police are investigating after a young man allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel and crashed his SUV into a garage, which caused a fire.

10/01/2011

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