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Meehan remaining, not taking Leechburg post
Terence Meehan will be staying in New Castle. In November, Meehan accepted the position of superintendent in the Leechburg Area School District at an annual salary of $125,000. He was one of 14 applicants.
City school board considers building improvements
Improvements to the George Washington school could cost up to $2.3 million. Or the New Castle school district could delay improvement projects.
School board decides makeup days
Despite this winter’s snow, the New Castle school district will keep its full Easter break. The board this week agreed to return April 17 to the calendar as a student vacation day.
Three elementary schools to close July 1
Three city elementary schools will close this summer. The New Castle school board voted 7-0 Monday to close the John F. Kennedy, Thaddeus Stevens and West Side primary centers, effective July 1.
District planning ‘farewell’ to school buildings
Decades of early education in the city will be celebrated at the close of the school year. The New Castle school district will close three elementary buildings this summer. Anyone who has been associated with the John F. Kennedy, Thaddeus Stevens and/or West Side primary centers is invited to share photos and good memories of those buildings.
Teen charged with threatening to “shoot up” school
A teenager has been charged with threatening to “shoot up” New Castle High School. City police said a woman was sitting in her vehicle in the area of Highland and Wallace avenues Thursday morning when she saw two male juveniles walk by.
District attorney: No criminal conduct by principal
An investigation into allegations lodged against a New Castle junior high school principal has found no evidence of criminal conduct.
No charges pursued against New Castle principal
Robert Razzano, principal at New Castle Junior High School, remains on leave after authorities determined complaints lodged against him did not warrant criminal charges.
Students dismissed early after fire
New Castle’s Junior-Senior High School was evacuated Tuesday afternoon because of a fire. No injuries were reported and the school will be open Wednesday.
Steelers Partnership: From rags to riches, Croton native finds success by putting God, others first
As a boy, Damian Williams believed in himself even when circumstances didn’t seem to merit it. Growing up in poverty in lower Croton, Damian didn’t always know when his next meal was coming.
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