Photo Gallery: Westminster College hands out 40,000 free books to area teachers
Local teachers received 40,000 free new books yesterday, thanks to an effort coordinated by Westminster College. The college, First Book-Westminster, and community volunteers distributed the books to area public school educators after winning a national competition to register 300 schools and programs that serve children in need.
Photos, Story: Coverage of Hall of Fame induction ceremony
Sports are more than fun and games. There are lessons to be taught and philosophies to be shaped. Those lessons and philosophies grabbed the spotlight yesterday when the Lawrence County Historical Society inducted 12 into the shrine.
Photo Gallery, Story: Local residents mark National Day of Prayer
Just before his New Castle High basketball team departed for its state championship game in March, head coach Ralph Blundo stood on the stage at Riverwalk Park. There, he thanked the crowd that had assembled, calling the backing of the community just as integral to the Red Hurricane’s success as the work of the players themselves.
- Photo Gallery: Blessing of Bikes
Photo Gallery: Motorcyclists get bikes blessed on square
It’s amazing what a little nice weather and some word-of-mouth will do.Family Worship Center and the Christian Motorcyclists Association held their second annual Blessing of the Bikes yesterday on Kennedy Square.
Your Planet: Local residents gather for Earth Day celebration
Three local agencies combined forces Saturday to throw a celebration downtown. For kids, there were jugglers, storytelling, a bou
Photo Gallery, Cast List, Preview: New Castle to present ‘Footloose’
Generations will clash once again when New Castle High students perform their 2014 spring musical this week. But that’s just what “Footloose” intends.
Photo Gallery, Story: Clifton Flat hosts annual egg hunt
With three crosses standing outside Clifton Flat Alliance Church on Saturday, there could be no mistaking that it was Easter.
Photo Gallery, Story: Community Easter morning service
There’s a reason why most holidays last only 24 hours. It’s because when you’re finished celebrating, there’s still work to be done. The Rev. David Young reminded everyone who attended Sunday’s community Easter morning service at Lawrence Village Plaza of that.
Photo Gallery: Church’s tradition of Easter countdown continues
Easter is keenly anticipated by Christians around the globe. But perhaps nowhere is its arrival more heralded than at Independent Methodist Church.
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