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  • Toomey’s staff to hold local casework event

    Tuesday is a casework day in New Castle with the staff of Sen. Pat Toomey. The session, at the office of state Sen. Elder Vogel, 1904 W. State St., will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    March 3, 2014

  • Veterans services guidance offered

    Two subjects will be covered Friday at a veterans benefits seminar. The sessions will run from 2 to 4 p.m. in the commissioners meeting room at the Lawrence County courthouse.

    March 2, 2014

  • Red Cross offers session on lifesaving training

    The American Red Cross will offer a course in lifesaving skill in New Castle next month.

    February 25, 2014

  • Session scheduled to assist veterans

    A representative of the American Legion will be in New Castle Thursday. The department service officer will be in state Rep. Chris Sainato’s office, 20 S. Mercer St.

    February 24, 2014

  • Pavilion rental date set

    Saturday is the first day to reserve pavilions in Scotland Meadows Park for the summer season.

    February 24, 2014

  • Red Cross schedules blood drives in county

    Extreme weather this winter has forced the cancellation of various Red Cross blood drives in western Pennsylvania. As a result, thousands of units of blood were not collected.

    February 23, 2014

  • Program will get rid of unwanted drugs

    The Lawrence County District Attorney is providing a year-round drug take-back program to help dispose of unwanted prescription medication.

    February 22, 2014

  • 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.

    February 21, 2014

  • 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.

    February 20, 2014

  • 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.

    February 19, 2014

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