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Castleview plans spring cleaning
Plans are being made for spring cleaning at Castleview Memorial Gardens. Maintenance will be starting the cleanup of the cemetery grounds March 1, weather and burials permitting.
Education chief to speak at annual chamber dinner
The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce will have its annual dinner March 12. The event, at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle, will feature Carolyn Dumaresq, Pennsylvania’s acting secretary of education, as the keynote speaker.
Westminster to host water quality program
Westminster College will host a public meeting on the Lawrence and Mercer Alliance for Aquatic Resources Monitoring Thursday. The program, open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in Room 208 of Patterson Hall.
Tax help offered
U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly will host a toll-free telephone town hall meeting Tuesday to help with tax returns. Constituents will be able to communicate with a liaison from the Internal Revenue Service on the basics of filing individual income taxes.
Local offices closed for Presidents Day
Monday is Presidents Day and some government offices and agencies will be closed. Among them are:
League meeting to focus on agriculture
Agricultural issues will be discussed at a dinner meeting of the League of Women Voters of Lawrence County Tuesday. Dinner will be Dutch treat and will begin at 6 p.m. at Farone Brothers Restaurant on Wilmington Road.
Cawley to attend breakfast
A pancake and sausage breakfast in Neshannock Township on Feb. 22 will feature the appearance of Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley.
Rothfus staff sets mobile office hours
The staff of U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus will hold mobile office hours for the Ellwood City area on Tuesday.
Seedling, plant sales to begin
The Lawrence County Conservation District’s is accepting orders for its annual tree seedling and plant sale. This year’s sale includes a variety of evergreens, including hemlock, spruce, pine, fir and arborvitae, as well as hardwoods — red oak, black cherry, sugar maple, and white flowering dogwood.
Do you remember the American Cyanamid blast?
The New Castle News is planning to mark the 50th anniversary of the deadly July 6, 1964, blast at the American Cyanamid plant. We’re looking for people who were working at the plant that day to share their memories of the event, as well as for family members of the five men killed in the explosion.
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