New Castle News

December 20, 2013

Christmas closings: News won’t publish on holiday

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — Government buildings, agencies and offices will be closed in observance of Christmas.

Among those taking time off are:

•The Lawrence County Government Center. It will be closed on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  In addition, the county commissioners will not meet Tuesday. Their next meeting will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 31.

•Lawrence County Community Action Partnership. The office will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

•New Castle City Hall will close at noon Tuesday and remain closed on Wednesday.

•All Pennsylvania Department of Transportation driver license and photo centers will be closed Wednesday. Customers may obtain a variety of driver and vehicle products and services online through PennDOT’s Driver and Vehicle Services website,

•The New Castle News office will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. In addition, there will not be a newspaper published on Christmas Day.


City sets holiday garbage collection schedule

New Castle’s garbage collection schedule for the next two weeks will be changed for some neighborhoods because of the holidays.

The city will collect garbage as usual on Monday and Tuesday.

For the remainder of the week, collections will be delayed by one day. Wednesday’s collection will not be picked up on Christmas day, but will be picked up on Thursday. Thursday’s collection will be Friday and Friday’s will be on Saturday.

The same schedule will be followed the week of Dec. 30. Garbage will be collected as usual on Dec. 30 and 31. Collections for the remainder of the week will be delayed by one day as outlined above.