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  • neshplay01.jpg Photos, Preview, Cast List: ‘Pajama Game’ returns to Neshannock

    At Neshannock High School, drama is serious business. The spring musical is one of THE events of the year at Neshannock, and this weekend’s production of “The Pajama Game” will be no exception.

    March 27, 2014 11 Photos

  • 09.jpg 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.

    March 21, 2014 12 Photos

  • 10.jpg 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.

    March 17, 2014 10 Photos

  • 08.jpg 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.

    March 6, 2014 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • 09.jpg 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.

    February 17, 2014 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • 05.jpg 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.

    January 27, 2014 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • Bridal.tiff 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.

    January 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • 06.jpg 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.

    January 9, 2014 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • flair.tiff 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.

    January 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • 03.jpg 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.

    December 19, 2013 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

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