New Castle News


  • emma.tiff Happy homecoming: Septic shock left Neshannock girl in a battle for her life

    Emma Hanaway turned 10 last week. It was a birthday that almost didn’t happen.  A month ago, health professionals couldn’t assure Michael and Cheryl Hanaway that their only child would make it.

    March 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • money.jpg Neshannock sets tax hike limit

    The Neshannock school board does not expect to raise taxes this year. But members are prepared if the need arises. The board adopted a resolution setting a limit for any property tax increase it could impose for next year.

    February 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSCF5964.JPG Fund set up for victims of fire

    A bank account has been established to help the Neshannock Township family whose house burned Wednesday morning. Donations may be made at ESB Bank to help the family of Jennifer Bees and her children, James Cross, 16, Jessica McAllister, 11, and Jolene Bees, 6, of 1245 Kings Chapel Road.

    February 14, 2014 1 Photo 1 Story

  • football.jpg Football Signing Day: Jeffries, McFarland choose their schools

    Whether you’re talking about 6-foot-5, 270-pound Neshannock High senior Steven Jeffries or 5-9, 175 Mohawk senior Shane McFarland, the word fits.

    February 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • photo 5.JPG Oakland's Zookeeper: Neshannock High graduate leading the cheers for Pitt’s zany student section.

    From the Lancer Lunatics to the Oakland Zoo, Jordan Shoup has seen it all. The 2010 Neshannock High graduate and current University of Pittsburgh student has led both schools’ student sections.

    February 1, 2014 2 Photos

  • Boros.jpg Fugitive apprehended after school lockdowns, search

    What allegedly started as an argument over who would drive turned into a jail stay for a Neshannock Township man. Michael David Boros Jr., 26, of 203 W. Clen-Moore Blvd., faces charges of simple assault, harassment, flight to avoid apprehension and disorderly conduct.

    February 1, 2014 2 Photos

  • Todora.jpg Neshannock superintendent reacts to bullying complaint

    Neshannock Township School District’s superintendent disputes statements made at last week’s school board meeting. Dr. Mary S. Todora claims she has surveillance tapes as evidence to back her up.

    January 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Neshannock contributes to banquet, rings

    The Neshannock school district will contribute toward championship rings for the softball team. Ross Fischer of the Softball Boosters Club asked the district to contribute $2,000 so the team members can have a banquet and purchase rings. He said 21 rings are needed and the cost will be about $4,800.

    January 20, 2014

  • school.jpg Neshannock board asked about alleged bullying incidents

    A father seeking information following an incident involving his daughter said he has found himself barred from school grounds.

    January 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • LancersSport.jpg Lancers' sports programs rule in 2013

    The year 2013 has been very kind to the Neshannock School District. The Lancers claimed a WPIAL championship in softball and a handful of section titles in other sports, while other squads earned the right to participate in the playoffs as well.

    January 2, 2014 1 Photo

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