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Making a Difference: Faith leads Gary Mitchell from felony conviction to minister of the word
Another in a weekly series: Gary Mitchell received the City Rescue Mission’s Joe Jameson Volunteer Award on Saturday. The honor, bestowed at the Mission’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, is named for a longtime volunteer and Rescue Mission supporter and given to a person who demonstrates the same effort and humility that Joe Jameson did.
Special Section: You can say ‘thank you’ to the ’Canes!
It was a season like no other in New Castle basketball history. Now, it’s time to say thanks for the special memories. You can share your gratitude with members of the team and coaching staff in a special section we’re producing at The News.
New meters will save you — and the city — money
The parking experience has changed in downtown New Castle with the installation of new meters. Not only are the meters up to date, but there are fewer of them.
Historical society features CCC
America’s Civilian Conservation Corps, “the tree soldiers,” turns 80 this year. In celebration of this milestone, the CCC will be featured at Wednesday’s meeting of the Lawrence County Historical Society.
Children’s author engages Mohawk Head Start students in reading fun
The bulletin board in the Head Start classroom at Mohawk Elementary School spelled out, “Welcome, Suzanne Bloom.” The greeting was for the children’s author/illustrator from Binghamton, N.Y.
Union hires principal
Michael Ross has been named the new principal at Union High School. Ross was hired during a special meeting Tuesday night.
County jobless rate declines
The unemployment rate in Lawrence County dipped in March, according to the latest statistics available. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry reported that the seasonally adjusted rate was 8.0 percent. February’s rate was 8.1 percent.
Young Republicans to conduct mixer
The Lawrence County Young Republicans will have a meet-the-candidates mixer Monday.
Ohio gives Penn National the go-ahead
The Ohio Racing Commission Wednesday gave Penn National Gaming the green light to relocate two racetracks. The approval was unanimous to transfer a thoroughbred racetrack from Columbus to Austintown and a harness track from Toledo to Dayton.
Photo Gallery: Check out our images from the vo-tech prom!
The pomp. The pageantry. The pairs. The pictures. Yes, it’s prom season once again in Lawrence County and the New Castle News is on hand to document all the fun and excitement. We hope you enjoy our photo galleries! Today, vo-tech.
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