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