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PSU group to host cornhole tourney
Penn State Shenango Alumni Society will host its inaugural Cornhole Tournament at Quaker Steak and Lube in downtown Sharon.
Two structures burn on Fourth of July
New Castle firefighters were busy fighting two house fires on Independence Day. The department received a report at 10:41 p.m. of a fire at 612 Old Long Ave. and were on the scene until 1 a.m. Saturday.
Young students flock to Lockley to learn during daily reading/computer camp
Going to school has never been so much fun. As temperatures soared well into the 80s again Wednesday, students were cool and comfortable yesterday in the air-conditioned, spacious classrooms of the beautiful new H.W. Lockley Learning Center.
Radio station hopefuls get license
A group hoping to start a local, independent radio station has received its FCC license. Robert Irvine said he hopes the stations — one in New Castle, the other in Ellwood City — will be on the air providing local programming by early next year.
Kenzie Houk bike run set
The 5th Annual Kenzie Houk Memorial Bike Run is set for July 20.
Road work impacts Highland Avenue businesses
Milling and resurfacing work on Highland Avenue is causing some problems for businesses and residents. William Eakin, owner of Superior Motorsport at 502 Highland Ave., complained about how the project is impeding his business.
County homeowners to receive relief on property taxes
Thanks to gaming revenue, more than 24,000 Lawrence County homeowners will receive relief on school property taxes this year.
Offices to close for Fourth of July
Businesses, agencies and government offices around Lawrence County will be closed Friday in observance of Independence Day. Among them are:
Tax office to close
The office of New Beaver Borough tax collector Margaret Main will be closed Monday.
Project showcase wraps up week for young inventors
An inventors showcase filled the walls and halls of Neshannock Elementary School on Friday. Hundreds of people viewed the works as their young inventors, creators and designers stood by proudly.
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