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  • Play tells Holocaust survivor stories

    Before Lester Malizia even read the script, he knew he had to direct this play. He said yes to doing “Voices of the Holocaust: Out of the Fire” just because of the nature of the story.

    April 11, 2014

  • Expired medicine collection set for April 26

    The Neshannock Township police department will have a Prescription Drug Drop April 26.

    April 11, 2014

  • 07.jpg Photos, Preview, Cast List: Portersville to present ‘Sound of Music’

    Ryan Ingram put the cast before the musical. As director of musicals at Portersville Christian School, Ingram knew he had a lot of new students interested in this year’s production, but he didn’t know the youngsters’ strengths. So, he held auditions before selecting what show would take the stage.

    April 10, 2014 9 Photos

  • basketball.jpg City presents commendations to ’Canes

    The New Castle High state championship basketball team has received more accolades. The mayor and New Castle City Council presented individual commendations to 19 players and two managers of the undefeated Red Hurricane team on Tuesday.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • school.jpg Charter school petitions court with signatures

    The New Castle Arts Academy Charter School has petitioned the Lawrence County Court of Common Pleas for an appeal.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fracking meeting set

    A town hall meeting on shale gas development has been set for April 24 at the Villa Maria Community Center. The meeting is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the center, 225 Villa Maria Road, Pulaski. Doors will open at 6 p.m. in the facility’s Magnificat Dining Room for viewing of resources.

    April 9, 2014

  • Rothfus sets office hours

    U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus will have mobile office hours for constituents in the Ellwood City area Tuesday. His staff will be available to help residents resolve issues they may have with the federal government.

    April 9, 2014

  • earth.tiff Green team: Local Earth Day leaders are back home again

    They are as enthused about New Castle’s future as they are proud of its past. Two women who grew up in the heart of Lawrence County moved away in search of greener pastures. They thought they had found what they were looking for, each living in exotic locales.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Red Cross assists local fire victims

    The local chapter of the American Red Cross is assisting two families displaced in a weekend fire.

    April 8, 2014

  • 01.jpg Photo Gallery, Story: Class teaches Polish Easter egg art

    There are many symbols that signify the Easter season. None is more prominent or popular than the Easter egg. Thousands of years before Christians took over a pagan fertility celebration and renamed it Easter, the egg existed as symbol of spring, rebirth and fertility.

    April 7, 2014 6 Photos