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Veterans health fair set at courthouse
A veterans health fair has been scheduled for Friday. Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the lower level of the Lawrence County courthouse.
Fundraiser set for canine vests
A Night at the Races has been set to raise money for equipping local police dogs with protective vests. Organizers said the effort was inspired by January’s death of Rocco, a Pittsburgh canine officer who was fatally stabbed by a suspect police were arresting.
Parade to honor state champion ’Canes
New Castle will have the opportunity to celebrate its championship basketball team once again this week. The city and school district are co-hosting a downtown parade Thursday in honor of New Castle High’s Red Hurricane basketball team.
Red Cross offers gift with blood donation
The American Red Cross is offering a gift to people who donate blood this week. While supplies last, donors will receive a Red Cross tote bag as part of the Red Cross Month observation in March.
Veterans’ questions answered
Answers to Veterans Administration and other benefits will be available March 27 at the office of State Rep. Chris Sainato.
League meeting on agriculture set
The League of Women Voters of Lawrence County will continue discussion of its agriculture study next week.
Neighborhood watch group meets Thursday
There will be a meeting of the North Hill Neighborhood Watch on Thursday. The group will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the New Castle High School auditorium.
Master gardeners hosting symposium
The Penn State Master Gardeners of Lawrence County will present their annual gardening symposium April 5. The program — “You Asked For It!” — will run from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ben Franklin Early Learning Center, 815 Cunningham Ave.
Fundraiser set for canine officer
A fundraiser has been set to buy protective gear for Mahoning Township’s canine officer. Police Chief James Morris told the Mahoning Township supervisors Thursday that the d
Churches, VFDs host Lenten meals
Here’s a list of places you can find local fish dinners March 5 throughout the Lenten season.
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