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Veterans benefits seminar scheduled
A veterans benefits seminar has been set for Friday. The session will run from 2 to 4 p.m. in the commissioners meeting room at the Lawrence County Courthouse.
PennDOT painting lines on I-79
Line painting is being done on Interstate 79 from Lawrence County to Pittsburgh, beginning this week. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation crews will work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays.
Making a Difference: Local woman constantly giving back to the community
Another story in our weekly Making a Difference Series: When her two young daughters asked to put a lemonade stand in the yard of their home, Jan Grigsby readily agreed. “Sure,” Jan told them. “You can keep half of the money for yourself and donate the other half to a charity of your choice.”
- City approves weatherization cost agreement
On Stage: ‘9 to 5’ clocks in at New Castle Playhouse
The New Castle Playhouse will open the musical comedy “9 to 5” at 7:30 p.m. in Augustine Auditorium. The show is based on a 1980s movie. The show and its theme song of the movie spawned one of the biggest hits ever for Dolly Parton.
Council OKs purchase of properties
New Castle City Council approved an agreement last night to buy properties to be occupied by a local company. The city will buy the properties, located in the vicinity of White and Grove streets, then transfer them to Horizon Supply Co.
New Castle students weather storm to clean up community
On a gray, rainy day, more than 270 New Castle High School students took to the streets. They took to the parks and the playgrounds, too, getting their hands wet and dirty yesterday during the annual city cleanup.
Spaghetti dinner to remember fallen soldier
A spaghetti dinner in memory of the late Staff Sgt. Edward D. Mills Jr. will be held May 11. Friends and family are holding the event that will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Union Township fire hall on Scotland Lane.
Photo Gallery, Preview, Cast List: Portersville Christian School presents ‘Bye, Bye Birdie’
Ed Sullivan plays a part in “Bye, Bye Birdie,” but the television icon doesn’t have a role with today’s teens. Educating the cast of Portersville Christian School’s musical about the “old school references” in “Birdie,” was just one of director Ryan Ingram’s challenges this year.
City seeks grant for fishing area
The city of New Castle has applied for a state grant to improve the Cascade Quarry. The application for $24,602 has been submitted to the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
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