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County court matron jobs eliminated
Two antiquated job titles in the Lawrence County courts no longer exist after a county salary board meeting Tuesday.
Bike show to benefit dyslexia center
Motorcycles will be on display tomorrow to help children with dyslexia.
Rothfus sets mobile office hours
The staff of U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus will have mobile office hours for the Ellwood City area Tuesday.
Arts, fireworks join forces this weekend for a two-day downtown festival
Lawrence County residents look forward to the annual fireworks festival in New Castle, the Fireworks Capital of America. The designation became a registered trademark in 2006 and its official celebration draws crowds each year.
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.
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