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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.
‘Four chaplains’ memorial service scheduled
A service remembering the “four chaplains” of World War II is set for Tuesday at American Legion Post 343. The memorial service is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the post, 134 N. Jefferson St.
Extension to host drinking water clinic
The Lawrence County Extension Office is offering a water testing clinic Feb. 27. The session, from 1 to 3 p.m., will provide information about the basics of testing and protecting drinking water supplies.
Chamber to offer QuickBooks training
The Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce is offering a half-day class in Advanced QuickBooks. The session is designed for anyone who currently uses the accounting software and will run from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 27 in the chamber’s conference room at 314 Fifth St., Ellwood City.
Polish pre-Lent event
A Polish-style pre-Lenten celebration — “Karnawal 2014” — is set for March 1. The event will run from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Polish Falcons Hall, 105 W. Miller St. Admission is $6.
Valentine’s Day Contest: Tell us how you met!
We admit it. We’re just hopeless romantics here at The News. Are you? If so, we’ve got a simple question for those of you who are dating, engaged or married:
Sign inspections may affect traffic
Sign inspections along I-376 in Union Township are planned for next week. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, overhead signs will be inspected Tuesday through Friday at the Union Township exits.
County conservation district to host manure workshops
The Lawrence County Conservation District will conduct two workshops — in February and March — on manure management.
Seminar set for first responders
A seminar for first responders in planned in Lawrence County next month. The Lawrence County Firefighters and Fire Chiefs Association will sponsor the seminar, titled Legal Aspects for First Responders and Fire Commanders.
Blood bank seeks donors to replenish low supply
The Central Blood Bank is reporting a dangerously low blood supply, resulting from the extreme weather. Officials noted Jameson Health System patients use nearly 300 units of blood each month.
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