Photo Gallery: Disabled youths go Down on the Farm
Local children with disabilities were treated to an annual autumn bash Saturday when they went Down on The Farm. The event, which took place at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds, was sponsored by Lawrence County 4-H clubs and Disability Options Network.
Photo Gallery: Teams take turns pulling fire engine to raise money for county fire academy
Years ago, firefighting equipment was pulled by horses. Saturday night, though, various teams of humans decided to give it a try. The goal was to pull a fire engine 37 feet down a closed-off East Washington Street. Trophies were given for best overall score, fastest pull and slowest pull.
Photos, Story: United Way kicks off Cascade Park pool project
The signs posted at the Cascade Park pavilion said it in a nutshell.“Please Support The United Way Campaign — Help Bring Back Cascade Swimming Pool.” Renovating the pool, which has been dormant for 13 years, has been added as a United Way project along with 17 agencies it currently funds.
New Wilmington Sesquicentennial, Part 2: Residents dive into the past by recalling memories
Growing up in New Wilmington was the best part of Peg McLaughry Lehto’s life. “I have many happy memories there, including when the school kids walked from the Vine Street school to see a ‘classic’ movie like the original ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘King’s Solomon Mine,’ ” Lehto said.
New Wilmington Sesquicentennial, Part 1: Anniversary recalls sweet memories
First of two parts: The chimes that sound every 15 minutes from Westminster College’s Old Main are a welcome sound for Susan Erdeky Fisher. The longtime New Wilmington resident, who was born in 1942, said that while she was growing up, the chimes were how everyone kept track of time.
Photo Gallery, Story: New church eyes street ministry
Mark Bupp knows one thing New Castle doesn’t need. “New Castle doesn’t need another church,” he said. “There’s practically a church on every corner.” Bupp, by the way, is starting a new church in New Castle.
Lawrence County Fair: Senior home residents enjoy a day fun
About 20 residents of local senior citizen homes were regaled with food and music at the Lawrence County Fair. Golden Hill Nursing Home’s own bell choir and harmonica club entertained with sing-along songs that are familiar to older ears.
Must-See Video: Baby girls sings Elvis Presley songs
It’s not Elvis. It’s Ella Mae. And even though she’s barely old enough to be a princess, the little girl is growing in popularity like The King.
Photos, Story: Old Timers Day draws seniors to Cascade Park
Wednesday was Old Timers Day in New Castle. The event — begun in 1907 — provided seniors a chance to get out and enjoy music, food, prizes, dancing and each other.
Photos, Story: Salvation Army provides free backpacks, day of fun for local kids
Nearly 500 local children received a free backpack Saturday morning during the Back to School Bash at Cascade Park. The event was the culimination of The Salvation Army’s Stuff the Bus campaign.
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