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Hearing hears only one resident

More than a dozen people signed up to speak against a new wellpad in Pulaski Township.

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Saturday 10/25/2014
North Hill man faces drug, theft charges
Posted: October 25, 2014

Investigators said they believe a North Hill man was a fence for stolen property.

Couple face child endangerment charges
Posted: October 25, 2014

Two people accused of housing children in deplorable conditions are facing charges.

Pedestrian hit in parking lot
Posted: October 25, 2014

A woman leaving Cascade Galleria Friday afternoon was hit by a pickup truck.

John K. Manna: How many citizens cast ballots may be real election story
Posted: October 25, 2014

When pollsters conduct their surveys of races for public office, they usually make reference to likely voters.

Shenango Crash victims remain hospitalized
Posted: October 25, 2014

Three people injured in a two-vehicle crash in Shenango Township Thursday remain hospitalized.

Carbis Walker announces merger
Posted: October 25, 2014

Carbis Walker has announced it is merging with a West Virginia firm.

Neshannock sells police motorcycle
Posted: October 25, 2014

After three tries, the Neshannock Township supervisors have sold the police department’s motorcycle.

Woman charged in thrift store theft, assault
Posted: October 25, 2014

A woman allegedly assaulted a Salvation Army employee after she was accused of shoplifting at the thrift store.

Council OKs license transfer for Riverplex
Posted: October 25, 2014

New Castle City Council has approved the transfer of a liquor license to the Cascade Center at the Riverplex.

Three county authorities have vacancies
Posted: October 25, 2014

The Lawrence County commissioners have announced upcoming vacancies on two county authorities.

City seeks housing rehabilitation grant
Posted: October 25, 2014

The city of New Castle is applying to the state for $300,000 for housing rehabilitation.

Commendation presented to Salvation Army
Posted: October 25, 2014

New Castle city officials have presented a commendation to the Salvation Army, which is observing its 130th anniversary.

Friday 10/24/2014
Special Delivery: Police officer escorts new baby into the world
Posted: October 24, 2014

It was a crazy morning for Ericka Rhodes.

Meadows to close New Castle facility
Posted: October 24, 2014

The Meadows Racetrack and Casino will close its New Castle off-track betting facility Nov. 30.

Two drivers injured in Route 18 crash
Posted: October 24, 2014

State police said they are investigating the cause of an accident Thursday that sent both drivers to hospitals.

Garage fire to be investigated
Posted: October 24, 2014

A fireman and the property owner were treated at Jameson Hospital following a garage fire.

City man enters guilty plea in sex exploitation
Posted: October 24, 2014

A New Castle man has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of exploiting a minor for sexual purposes.

UPDATED: Four hospitalized after Shenango crash
Posted: October 24, 2014

A Buick and pickup truck collided on New Butler Road Thursday afternoon, sending drivers and passengers to area hospitals.

Citations issued, probe continues from April raid
Posted: October 24, 2014

Of 35 Lawrence County bars and clubs raided in the spring, 26 have been cited.

NRA targets local rules on stolen firearms
Posted: October 24, 2014

The National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups appear ready to strike at laws in 30 Pennsylvania communities that require gun owners to tell police if their firearms are lost or stolen.

Dave Says: Selling a car with a lien
Posted: October 24, 2014

Dear Dave: How do you sell a vehicle with a lien amount that’s higher than the actual value of the car? — Miranda

Man charged for threat with scissors
Posted: October 24, 2014

A City Rescue Mission resident is facing charges for allegedly threatening a man with a pair of scissors.

Briefs from city council
Posted: October 24, 2014

Two officers hired

Candidates forum set for Tuesday
Posted: October 24, 2014

The two candidates for state representative in the 9th District will participate in a forum Tuesday at The Confluence.

Thursday 10/23/2014
Helicopters respond to Shenango Townshp crash
Posted: October 23, 2014

Emergency personnel were responding to an accident along Route 422 in Shenango Township Thursday afternoon.

City man arrested after burglary, crash
Posted: October 23, 2014

An East Side man was arrested for allegedly breaking into a Shenango Township home, then rolling a sport utility vehicle.

Trick-or-treat dates and times!
Posted: October 23, 2014

Which hour is the witching hour in your neighborhood?

Hotel occupancy increases tourism income
Posted: October 23, 2014

More people have been staying at hotels, motels and inns in Lawrence County this year.

Four charged as drugs, guns seized
Posted: October 23, 2014

Three men were arrested and a fourth is wanted after police seized drugs and guns in New Castle.

Domestic violence victims remembered
Posted: October 23, 2014

Victims of domestic violence and those who help them were recognized Wednesday at a luncheon.

Pipeline proposed for Taylor, North Beaver
Posted: October 23, 2014

A natural gas pipeline company has announced plans to build a pipeline in Taylor and North Beaver townships.

Lori Brothers: Is life leaving you empty or fulfilled?
Posted: October 23, 2014

Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.

Library friends prepare for fall indoor yard sale
Posted: October 23, 2014

The fall indoor yard sale to benefit the New Castle Public Library begins tomorrow.

Shenango to pick up leaves
Posted: October 23, 2014

Shenango Township crews will begin collecting leaves Monday and continue until the end of November.

Wednesday 10/22/2014
Woman accused in knife attack
Posted: October 22, 2014

A Neshannock Village woman is accused of cutting a man with a knife during an argument at her apartment.

Pipeline company wants to build access roads
Posted: October 22, 2014

A company building a pipeline through Mercer and Lawrence counties is seeking to create permanent access roads.

Grants awarded to county, Ellwood City
Posted: October 22, 2014

Lawrence County has received two grants totaling $122,250 for removing the city’s blighted houses and developing master park plans.

Shenango names new building and grounds supervisor
Posted: October 22, 2014

The Shenango Area School Board has named Charles Fontana Jr. as building and grounds supervisor.

Countdown begins for ‘distressed’ cities
Posted: October 22, 2014

The state will soon set a timer for cities on its “distressed” list, giving them five years to quit the program, along with any special taxes they may collect.

On the Record, Oct. 22: Births, police, district judges
Posted: October 22, 2014

Birth

Postal facility established in Wampum
Posted: October 22, 2014

An old concept is new again and coming to Wampum.

Tuesday 10/21/2014
Car dealership sports new look
Posted: October 21, 2014

A remodeling project has brought a more contemporary look and a more comfortable customer experience to Phil Fitts Ford.

Panel reviews plans for motel, other development
Posted: October 21, 2014

Plans for a Holiday Inn Express and Suites on Route 224 in Union Township are progressing.

Corbett dogged by lingering anger over Penn State scandal
Posted: October 21, 2014

Penn State alumni still simmering over the university’s handling of the 2011 Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and the firing of iconic Coach Joe Paterno are turning their attention to the governor’s race.

On the Record, Oct. 21: Births, police, district judges
Posted: October 21, 2014

Births

Our Opinion: A dubious effort to reinstate vo-tech theft charges
Posted: October 21, 2014

Officials at the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center say they want criminal charges re-filed against a former business manager.

Well pad planned for Little Beaver
Posted: October 21, 2014

Plans are in the works for a new well pad for shale drilling in Little Beaver Township.

Progress report slated on downtown trail
Posted: October 21, 2014

A progress report on the proposed Riverwalk trail in downtown New Castle will be presented Wednesday.

Commissioners to meet in Volant
Posted: October 21, 2014

The Lawrence County commissioners have changed the place and time of their public meeting next week.