NEW CASTLE —
To Scott and Nicole Hudach of New Castle, a daughter on Sept. 8, 2013.
OUT OF TOWN
To Samuel R. and Marissa L Cepro Blakley of New Castle, a son on Sept. 5, 2013, at Horizon Hospital, Farrell.
To Mark R. and Kelly S. Nord of New Wilmington, a daughter on Sept. 6, 2013, at Horizon Hospital, Farrell.
•Theft. An eight-foot, one-half inch around section of copper cable, from inside a metal fence surrounding a communications tower on Game Farm Road, Scott Township, between May 1 and Sept. 3. Police said the metal fence surrounding the tower was cut.
•Theft. Police said someone opened an online account to deposit Social Security checks of an elderly Ellwood City resident sometime before Thursday. Police said the account was closed before any transactions occurred.
•Burglary. Someone entered a house along Route 488 in Perry Township on Sunday. Police said nothing appeared to have been taken.
•Hit and run. Police said the passenger side of a 1995 Ford Crown Victoria, parked in the 1700 block of Carlisle Street between 2:45 and 5:20 p.m. Thursday was damaged after being hit by an unknown passing vehicle.
•Gunshots fired. Police located five spent 9 mm Luger shell casings in the middle of Pearson Street on Friday morning. Officers were contacted at 5:41 a.m. by a resident reporting that he heard shots fired.
•Cited. Mary Niglio, 52, of Altman Road, cited with endangering welfare of children for allowing children to ride a battery-powered toy car — unsupervised — on a city street on Aug. 18.
•Hit and run. Police said Jennie V. Zarella, 87, of 1424 Johnson St., was traveling the wrong way on Falls Street, apparently ran a red light and hit the car of Lacy Jo Brogan, 23, of Fourth Street, southbound on Jefferson Street about 10 p.m. Aug. 31. Police said Zarella did not stop.
•Attempted burglary. Police said someone apparently tried to enter a house in the 1800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue before 5 a.m. yesterday. Police said an air conditioning unit from the dining room window was found on the ground outside the house and screens had been moved in an apparent effort to enter.
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