New Castle News


  • Duncan.jpg Super Grads 1: Meet Nolan Duncan of Ellwood

    Facing the end of high school is tough. Facing it from a hospital bed is even tougher. For Lincoln High School graduate Nolan Duncan, it’s just reality. After sustaining a lower back injury in a fall from a bridge, Duncan found himself stuck in a hospital bed on the night of commencement.

    June 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • 13.jpg WPIAL Class AA Baseball: Ellwood tops rival Riverside to win title

    A strong offense put the Ellwood City Lincoln High baseball program back on top of the WPIAL landscape. Zach Mathias recorded three of the Wolverines’ 11 hits in a 9-7 WPIAL Class AA championship win over crosstown rival Riverside yesterday at Washington’s Consol Energy Park.

    May 31, 2012 1 Photo

  • Baseball.jpg WPIAL Title Games: Dates and times set for Neshannock, Ellwood

    The road to a championship goes through Consol Energy Park for the Neshannock and Ellwood City Lincoln baseball teams. The Wolverines (20-2) will square off against Riverside (18-5) at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Consol Energy Park,

    May 23, 2012 1 Photo

  • Lynn.jpg Athlete of the Week: Ellwood City’s Greg Lynn

    Commencement could be an interesting day for Ellwood City Lincoln High’s Greg Lynn — and not for the obvious reasons. Graduation is a big deal for almost every high school student, as well as parents, relatives and friends. That’s exactly why Lynn could be in for long day.

    May 16, 2012 1 Photo

  • 01.jpg Photo Gallery: Ellwood vs. Riverside baseball action

    May 8, 2012

  • 01.jpg Photo Gallery: New Castle vs. Ellwood City softball

    April 18, 2012

  • 01.jpg Photo Gallery: Ellwood vs. Mohawk baseball action

    April 3, 2012

  • drill.tiff Drill deals being considered by school districts, communities

    Marcellus and Utica Shale-related drilling and leases are polka-dotting the landscape of Lawrence County. Several local government entities, including school districts, are considering or have entered land lease offers, and at least three drilling companies are pursuing leases and planning to establish drilling sites throughout the county.

    March 24, 2012 1 Photo 2 Stories

  • Lincoln to stage Shakespeare send-up

    Lincoln High School will present the play “I Hate Shakespeare” at 7 p.m. tomorrow and Thursday in the auditorium. The play takes a comedic look at some of William Shakespeare’s greatest plays, such as “Hamlet,” “Romeo and Juliet” and “Macbeth.”

    February 7, 2012

  • Ellwood OKs budget, may hike taxes

    The Ellwood City School Board has adopted a $25.4 million preliminary budget. The $25,428,883 spending plan for the 2012-13 school year is $822,397 higher than the current budget.

    January 18, 2012

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 fell from the sky in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Thursday, killing all 298 people aboard. Many are speculating that Russian rebels (supported by Vladimir Putin) are responsible for downing the aircraft. What do you think?

Yes. All evidence points that way.
No. Everyone is so quick to point fingers, but there's not enough evidence to support claims of Russian guilt.
I'm not sure. I'll just wait until the investigation is over to make up my mind.
What is up with these Malaysian Airlines planes? I know one airline I won't be flying any time soon...
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