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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.
Wilmington unsure about tax hike
The Wilmington school board is not sure if it will raise taxes for the 2014-15 school year. At Monday’s meeting, the board adopted a preliminary budget that keeps the option open.
Union tax letters to be combined
Union Township residents will be getting less mail this year. That’s because the township supervisors and the Union school district have agreed to combine their per capita tax bills.
Conservation district picks photo winners
The Lawrence County Conservation District has announced the winners of the 2013 photo contest. The first place entry was submitted by Michelle Brzuz of Grove City and titled “Wheel Shop Lane.” Taken in Volant, it shows a gravel path lined with trees and flowers.
Neshannock sets tax hike limit
The Neshannock school board does not expect to raise taxes this year. But members are prepared if the need arises. The board adopted a resolution setting a limit for any property tax increase it could impose for next year.
Tutor trio: Girl Scout troop provides helping hand with homework
A threesome of Girl Scouts from Troop 10362 found a way to complete a community service project. It means not sleeping in on Saturdays. But Kyana Lambright, Larissa Butch and Sarah Richardson don’t mind.
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