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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.
Local pollution levels improving
The American Lung Association’s “State of the Air 2013” report shows ozone quality has improved in Lawrence County. The report also indicates that Pittsburgh has cut year-round particle pollution (soot) levels since last year in keeping with a national trend.
Down and dirty: New Visions members dig into planting effort downtown
New Visions’ Clean and Green Action Team celebrated Earth Day with rakes and shovels yesterday morning. “I think it’s appropriate on Earth Day, that we choose to revitalize the area around the New Castle sign,” said Mary Burris, who owns Mary Burris Landscape and Garden Designs.
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. Beginning today, you can share your gratitude with members of the team and coaching staff.
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