Fan Frenzy: Hundreds gather to cheer on ’Canes
It was billed as a pep rally for the New Castle High basketball team. But the focus quickly expanded from the Red Hurricane — which plays tomorrow night in Hershey for the PIAA Class AAAA championship — to include a celebration of the community that has produced and embraced the undefeated, three-time WPIAL champs.
Photo Gallery: Business, pancakes rule the day
New Wilmington area businesses showed off their wares Saturday at Westminster College’s Memorial Field House. It was the 12th annual New Wilmington Business Expo, sponsored by the borough’s chamber of commerce. Proceeds benefitted local charities.
Photo Gallery, Story: Union to present ‘Wizard of Oz’
Too nice. Too tall. Too funny.Actors in Union High’s musical production of “The Wizard of Oz” transformed and fine-tuned their personalities in preparation for tonight’s opening performance. The task presented challenges for director Diana M. Borowski’s cast.
Photo Gallery, Story: More than 75 jump in the lake during Polar Plunge
The temperature was 22 degrees. A cold wind blew across the frozen surface of Lake Arthur, while a winter sun darted in and out of gray clouds. Yet large crowds gathered at the edge of the ice, and on the signal, they all jumped into the lake.
Photo Gallery, Story: Wintry weather serves as a backdrop for Super Brew
Saturday’s snow created a chilly winter wonderland outside, but inside The New Englander Banquet Center things were heating up. For the fifth year in a row, Team Super Brew of the New Castle Relay for Life held its Super Brew event, which raises money for the American Cancer Society and Relay.
Video: 38th annual Bridal Fair and Expo
Lawrence County's 38th annual Bridal Fair and Expo attracted more than 1,000 to the Scottish Rite Cathedral on Sunday. More than 80 vendors were on hand, ranging from photographers to caterers.
Photo Gallery, Story: Kindergartners have first day at new Lockley
Young eyes were wide with wonder. Four- and 5-year-olds bundled in winter coats, hats, scarves and mittens got off school buses Wednesday morning and walked single file into a brand new school.
Must-See Video: Wrestling superstar delivers talk to 49ers
Whoo! That was the collective sound made by San Francisco 49ers fans everywhere following their team’s last-second win over Green Bay on Sunday.
Photo Gallery, Story: Present meets past as coffee opens in former department store
A former downtown department store today has new life as a coffee shop. The Confluence, a gathering place created by Cray Family and Youth Development Services, opened its doors yesterday in the one-time JCPenney store at 214 E. Washington St.
Photos, Video, Story: Pittsburgh Pirates visit local students
The Pittsburgh Pirates adopted the entire fourth-grade class at George Washington Intermediate Elementary School yesterday. It was a perfect match because it was obvious that the 220 students in the auditorium had clearly embraced the black and gold as their baseball team long ago.
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