New Castle News

Closer Look

July 19, 2013

Neshannock OKs sewer facility notice

NEW CASTLE — The Neshannock Township supervisors approved a Department of Environmental Protection notice for sewage facilities at Millennium Park.

The notice is for the Lawrence County Economic Development Corp. for the Millennium Technology Park sewer extension.

At their meeting this week, the supervisors also:

•Agreed to join National Joint Powers Alliance, a municipal purchasing consortium, and to purchase rubber flooring for Hess Ice Rink from Becker Arena Products of Savage, Minn., for $17,792, through the alliance.

•Approved ice time rental agreements with three hockey programs at Hess Ice Rink.

•Transferred the lease with E-Z-Go Division of Textron Inc. for a golf cart for Walmo fields. The lease was transferred from the Neshannock Athletic Association to the township.

•Approved a sanitary sewer developer’s agreement with George and Carole Watters on Club Drive.

•Executed a developer’s agreement with Staph DeCarbo and Associates to install sidewalks and a retention facility at Highland Fields Development, located along Mercer Road near Maitland Lane.

•Approved a reverse subdivision for the Heidish property on Wilmington Road, to combine several lots on one parcel to allow a nursing home project to proceed.

•Delayed resurfacing the Pearson Park tennis courts to avoid interfering with Neshannock High School’s fall tennis season.

•Authorized supervisor chairman Ralph Sheen to oversee a project to landscape the municipal building.

•Agreed to prepare a list of streets to be resurfaced, patched and lined and advertise for bids to complete the work.

•Tabled a proposal to establish a township website.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Closer Look
  • school.jpg Union to return assistant principal post

    The Union Area School District will have a new administrator when the 2014-15 school year starts. The board voted 8-0 Wednesday night to hire an assistant principal. Debra Allebach was absent.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Calen.tiff Callen gets state honors

    Robert Callen has been selected to receive a state award for his contribution to local government in Pennsylvania. Callen, 58, executive director of the Lawrence County Regional Council of Governments, received the Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bobosky.jpg Gas holdouts unconvinced of safety

    When Suzanne Matteo and her husband, Martin, bought their house on four acres in Pulaski Township they had a plan. They would grow a huge vegetable garden, raise lots of flowers and a few chickens and enjoy the fresh air and quiet.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Miller.jpg Wilmington superintendent discusses common core

    The Wilmington district has no reason to fear new Pennsylvania Core standards, superintendent Dr. Michelle Miller said. She talked about the standards to approximately two dozen residents at the school board’s monthly pre-meeting Monday.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Shreck.tiff Schreck reappointed Shenango superintendent

    Dr. Michael Schreck has been reappointed as Shenango’s superintendent for a five-year term. The school board approved his reappointment by an 8-0 vote Monday. Nicholas Manolis was absent.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • vote.jpg Congressional candidate disqualified

    Commonwealth Court has removed a Democratic candidate for the 3rd Congressional District seat from the May 20 primary ballot. Judge Bernard L. McGinley has invalidated the nomination petitions of Mel A. Marin of Sharon.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • money.jpg Up through the ground comes education cash

    Democrats running for governor seem to be competing to convince voters they will dip deepest into the pockets of gas drillers to replace $1 billion that Gov. Tom Corbett has cut from education spending.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • money.jpg Shenango passes tax abatement

    Shenango Township supervisors unanimously approved a tax abatement for Blackwatch Properties LLC when they met Thursday.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • manna.jpg John K. Manna: Proposals in Harrisburg fail to reflect reality

    My, how time flies. The city of New Castle is in already in its eighth year as a distressed municipality under state Act 47.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • amish.tiff Officers wear Amish women’s garb to lure suspect

    Two police officers posing as Amish women tried to catch a man who reportedly was exposing himself to Amish children.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

House Ads
Seasonal Content
Section Teases
Must Read
Continuous Super Bowl Coverage