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  • 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

  • Road.jpg PennDOT highlights this year’s road work

    The resurfacing of Highland Avenue in New Castle is one of PennDOT’s projects planned for this year. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation this week announced a total of $53.5 million is earmarked for major road and bridge projects in Lawrence County this year.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • State to replace bridges in county

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has plans to replace several local bridges this construction season. Some are under way. Others will begin this year and extend into 2015. The projects are:

    April 5, 2014

  • Letter.jpg Our Opinion: Inevitable changes at Jameson are part of bigger world

    This is an era of consolidation for medical facilities. Actually, it has been for some time, as small hospitals and even medical practices have been gobbled up by larger entities.

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo 2 Stories

  • underpass.tiff Residents seek help with Liberty Street underpass

    Some Mahoningtown residents are seeking the city’s help to make an underpass on South Liberty Street a little brighter. Larry Macri told city council last week, “We have a issue with the lighting. We cannot see under that underpass. It’s a safety issue.”

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dog wardens to check licenses

    Dog wardens are canvassing homes throughout Lawrence County this month. The purpose is to ensure all dog owners have current licenses and rabies vaccinations for their animals.

    April 4, 2014

  • Mayor to present report on meeting

    Mayor Anthony Mastrangelo plans to give a report to council next week on his meeting with North American Dental Group.

    April 4, 2014

  • 06.jpg Photos, Preview, Cast List: Shenango to present ‘Bye Bye Birdie’  

    The Internet presents … Elvis Presley. To understand the personalities and references associated with “Bye Bye Birdie,” veteran director Paul Angelucci pointed his Shenango High cast to several resources.

    April 3, 2014 8 Photos