The cold temperatures and heavy snows and ice of winter have wreaked havoc on Lawrence County’s roads.
About 400 people live in Kermit, West Virginia. It is mind-boggling, then, why Springboro, Ohio-based Miami-Luken, a regional drug wholesaler, shipped 5.7 million hydrocodone and oxycodone pills to the town’s two pharmacies between 2005 and 2011.
Periodically, someone will call The News to request coverage of an issue or effort that person believes should be brought to the community’s attention.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is going after recreational marijuana. President Trump’s attorney general announced Thursday he is rescinding an Obama-era policy that paved the way for eight states to legalize recreational marijuana with another 13 states poised to join the debate in 2018.
2 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)
Cheers to the Wilmington High football team on a tremendous season. The Greyhounds have nothing to hang their heads about after turning in a memorable 14-1 campaign.
It was bound to happen. In the year the national anthem seems to have divided more Americans than it united, Pope Francis wants to change the words of The Lord’s Prayer.
Throughout 2017, the New Castle News has teamed up with other CNHI papers in Sharon, Meadville, Johnstown and Sunbury for a quarterly series on “Protecting Our Children.”
OK, Lawrence County, sharpen up those skates. New Castle area residents may not realize what an idea the Lawrence County District Attorney’s office and New Visions have had in dreaming up plans for a downtown ice rink for the holiday season.
On Saturday, Pennsylvanians joined Americans across the country in taking note of Veterans Day. Not so many, though, concern themselves with a veteran’s day in court.
In Pennsylvania, rural broadband access is like the weather. Everybody talks about it, but nobody does anything about it.
“You have to look out for No. 1.” “If you want something done right, you’ve got to do it yourself.” “Oh, no, oh, no, not me, I did it my way.”
A Florida man’s letter to the editor has been making the rounds on the internet. Robert Jackson of Melbourne, Florida, wrote to Florida Today — part of the USA Today network — to comment on the NFL’s recent decision not to force its players to stand for the national anthem.
Next time New Castle Mayor Anthony Mastrangelo needs to dispose of an item of questionable recyclability, it would be understandable if he just puts it in the garbage.
Elections are supposed to provide Americans a voice in their government by letting them pick their leaders from a menu of candidates.
In the lore of Westminster College football, the names of Harold Burry, Joe Fusco and Gene Nicholson have long been in a class by themselves. Just maybe, though, they’ll have to make room for one more.
If we’re honest, we all have been there. Someone in our lives has died, but condolences must be provided to someone we hardly know. Perhaps the survivor is an out-of-town sibling we’ve never met, or the spouse of a co-worker.
National Football League Roger Goodell this week told players they will not be penalized for sitting, kneeling or failing to stand when the national anthem is played at football games.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is an important initiative, one The News will be focusing on throughout the 31-day observance.
Freedom of speech is a guaranteed right — truly, one of America’s most precious. That’s the reason newspapers not only offer an opinion page, but also reserve a space on it for readers to express their opinions.
Blue ribbons are nothing new along Harlansburg Road. At the Lawrence County Fairgrounds, dozens of them are awarded each August.
When it comes to landlords, the out-of-town variety isn’t always the best choice. Just ask the City of New Castle, which is battling blight issues inflamed to no small degree by rental homes belonging to distant owners who put little thought or care into their properties.
Mike Dudo has done at least two things right. One, he’s put his dedication to veterans into action. And two, he’s passed that passion on to his 15-year-old daughter.
It’s not a word heard frequently anymore unless you’re in a bowling alley or on a ball field. However, “strike” has entered the vocabulary for at least one local school district.
Americana or capitalistic greed? The country in the past weeks has been faced with a growing number of natural disasters, most immediately the deadly Hurricane Irma threatening to batter the Florida Keys, the state of Florida and possibly other coastal states.
Dozens are dead and tens of thousands of Texans remain homeless, their homes and lives shattered by Hurricane Harvey’s epic deluge of flood water. Along with Congress, President Donald Trump’s top priority should be getting as much disaster relief to Southeast Texas as quickly as possible.
President Donald Trump has called prescription drug prices in the U.S. “outrageous” and a “rip-off,” and he promised to allow the government to negotiate those prices once in office.
Amid the debate over how to fund a budget shortfall, some state lawmakers believe they’ve found a light in the darkness.
The new school year is here, and parents and guardians of students who are entering kindergarten, seventh grade or their senior year face new guidelines for vaccinating their children.