Haircut in China provides its challenges
Alison McNeal and her husband, John Nichols — New Castle residents and retired Slippery Rock University professors — are spending a year teaching in China. They are sharing their adventures with readers of the New Castle News.
Alison McNeal: Shopping in China presents challenges
China is forcing me to reconsider my identity. In the states, I am definitely not a shopper, but here in Nanjing, I find myself devising ways to get to the store as frequently as possible — just for the entertainment.
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PHOTO GALLERY: Egg hunt highlights Easter activities
Saturday featured a variety of Easter-themed events around Lawrence County. Volant helped kick the day off with Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Neshannock Creek Inn. More activities followed throughout the day.
PHOTOS, VIDEO, STORY: Neshannock High production of ‘42nd Street’
Michael Cavalier wants spectacle. Before his senior-laden cast step-shuffle-hops off Neshannock High’s stage for the last time, the director emphasized to them: “This is your show.”
COUNTY CLIPS: Get the low-down on neighbors, friends
Who's earning a scholarship? Where is the next charity concert taking place? Each week, find out what's happening in the community.
- VIDEO, PHOTOS, STORIES: Laurel, New Castle and Wilmington musicals Look inside for performance videos, photo galleries, stories and cast lists for the Laurel, New Castle and Wilmington spring musical productions.
PHOTOS, VIDEO, STORY: New Castle High presents ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’
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WHO’S DOING WHAT: Meet the county's movers and shakers
Whether it's excelling in the classroom or in the board room, The News tracks the successes of local residents as they move onward and upward in their careers.
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