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Ellwood City schedules kindergarten registration
The Ellwood City school district has set kindergarten registration for the 2013-2014 school year. Registration will be April 12, 19 and 26 at the North Side Primary Center.
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. Everything will be removed from all graves starting that day.
Professor to lead excursion to Italy
A New Castle resident and retired college professor will be leading a summer trip to Italy. Dr. Frank Treccase, professor emeritus of Italian and Spanish at Slippery Rock University, will be the tour guide for “Tuscany and Beyond.”
Your Commute: You might have delays during viaduct work
Motorists may experience delays starting Tuesday at the Mahoning Avenue viaduct. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, an inspection of the viaduct is scheduled.
Annual tree, plant sale set
The Lawrence County Conservation District is taking orders for its annual tree seedling and plant sale. A variety of evergreens — including hemlock, spruce, pine, fir and arborvitae — is available as well as black cherry, maple, oak, dogwood, redbud and mulberry.
Young Republicans schedule elections
The Lawrence County Young Republicans will have its annual election reorganization meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday. The gathering at the New Castle Library, 207 E. North St., also will include the election of officers.
Trail group plans wiener roast
The Wampum Chapter of the North Country Trail will have a wiener roast Saturday. The group will gather at 2 p.m. at Watts Mill Shelter.
You can eat fish at Mahoning’s fire hall
The Mahoning Township Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor all-you-can-eat fish dinners every Friday during Lent. The dinners will begin this week at the fire hall on Route 551 in Edinburg.
You can get nomination petitions next week
If you want to run for office in the May primary, you can pick up nomination petitions beginning Feb. 19. That also is the first day candidates can begin circulating petitions, according to Lawrence County elections director Ed Allison.
You can expect substantial work at I-79-Route 422 interchange
A project to replace I-79 bridges that cross Route 422 will begin Monday. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the $14 million project in Butler County also will include reconstructing ramps, new signs and an Intelligent Transportation System installation (a traffic monitoring camera and three digital message signs).
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