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Districts awarded Safe Schools grants
The Shenango and Ellwood City school districts have been awarded Safe Schools Initiative Targeted grants from the state. Each district will receive $25,000, according to state Sen. Elder Vogel.
Call from the wild: ‘Duck Dynasty’ star shares gospel, captivates crowd
If camouflage worked, few would have been seen Saturday night at the Scottish Rite Cathedral.However, almost 2,500 ticket holders sporting beards, flannel shirts, camo hunting apparel, ballcaps and tuques — the knit cap worn by the headliner — filled the auditorium to see Jase Robertson of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty.”
Viaduct inspection to impact traffic
Inspection activities on the Mahoning Avenue Viaduct in New Castle are to begin today.
Pavilion rental date set
Saturday is the first day to reserve pavilions in Scotland Meadows Park for the summer season.
Presto! Local magician to appear on ‘Ellen DeGeneres show’
Thanks to a little magic, a Shenango High School graduate is making his appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. T.J. Hill, a 2000 graduate of the school district, will be taking his bag of tricks and magic to the talk show for an episode set to air Sept. 8.
Program will get rid of unwanted drugs
The Lawrence County District Attorney is providing a year-round drug take-back program to help dispose of unwanted prescription medication.
Heaven on earth: Several residents are featured in book on divine visits
Communication with the living and those who have passed away is something Toni DiBernardo truly believes in. Her experience after having surgery for pancreatic cancer sparked a new book from her friend, Josie Varga of New Jersey.
Winter forces Meals on Wheels to Plan B
Salt and propane aren’t the only materials in short supply this winter. The brutal weather also left its mark on New Castle Meals on Wheels clients. On five occasions since Jan. 1, hot meal deliveries were canceled to ensure the safety of the volunteers.
Education chief to speak at annual chamber dinner
The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce will have its annual dinner March 12. The event, at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle, will feature Carolyn Dumaresq, Pennsylvania’s acting secretary of education, as the keynote speaker.
Kelly seeks third term
U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly has announced he will seek a third term this year. Kelly, a Republican, represents the Third District, which includes most of Lawrence County.
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