New Castle News


  • Kolodziej.jpg Tim Kolodziej: For the Class of 2013, there’s no looking back — promise?

    Congratulations, Class of 2013! You made it. Your last history lesson is history. Your last final — final. The unsure children who once needed help to climb the school bus steps will now stride confidently across the stage to receive their diplomas.

    June 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • Mohawk OKs tax abatement for racetrack

    The Mohawk school board approved a five-year tax abatement for Endeka Entertainment. The abatement covers about 200 acres in Mahoning Township that is the site of the proposed harness racetrack and casino.

    May 24, 2013

  • No tax increase expected at Mohawk

    No tax increase is anticipated for the Mohawk school district. The board introduced a $21,714,781 budget for the 2013-14 school year that is 5 percent more than the current budget of $20,703,767.

    May 24, 2013

  • WPIAL Softball Playoffs: Mohawk falls to Chartiers-Houston

    The Mohawk High softball team had opportunities yesterday. Unfortunately for the Lady Warriors, they let many of those chances get away.

    May 21, 2013

  • HOF.jpg WPIAL Softball Playoffs: Mohawk rolls to win

    Mohawk High’s battery gave the team a positive charge yesterday. The pitcher-catcher duo of Jaki Bender and Lucia Fee powered the Lady Warriors softball squad to a 7-0 victory over Brentwood in the first round of the WPIAL Class AA playoffs at North Allegheny High School.

    May 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • IMG_4168e.JPG Photo Gallery: Check out our images from the Mohawk prom!

    The pomp. The pageantry. The pairs. The pictures. Yes, it’s prom season once again in Lawrence County and the New Castle News is on hand to document all the fun and excitement. We hope you enjoy our photo galleries! Today, Mohawk High.

    May 8, 2013 1 Photo 3 Slideshows 1 Story

  • Mohawk senior shines at county trivia contest

    Mohawk senior Katelyn Byers retired this year as the undisputed champion of the Lawrence County Historical Society Trivia competition. Over the last four years, Katelyn won four Individual and three team championships.

    May 8, 2013

  • bloom.tiff Children’s author engages Mohawk Head Start students in reading fun

    The bulletin board in the Head Start classroom at Mohawk Elementary School spelled out, “Welcome, Suzanne Bloom.” The greeting was for the children’s author/illustrator from Binghamton, N.Y.

    May 3, 2013 1 Photo

  • Art.jpg Mohawk Junior High features young artists

    Mohawk Junior High students will display their artwork from 7 to 9 p.m. May 7 at the school. The 23rd annual Junior High Art show is hosted by instructor Pam Pagley.

    April 24, 2013 1 Photo

  • Kindergarten Camp scheduled for Mohawk pre-schoolers

    For the fifth year, the Mohawk school district will have a Kindergarten Camp in August. These sessions, school board members were told this week, will introduce the district’s newest — and youngest — students to the school building, the teachers and each other.

    April 12, 2013

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