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•Burglary. Bradley James Burkey, 22, of 1902 Audley Ave. was charged after police said they had observed him taking an all-terrain vehicle from a garage on Hillsville Road.
•Accident. Police said Stephen T. Mallary, 28, of Wampum was northbound on Route 18 in Wampum about 1:30 p.m. Monday, when he struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Irene E. Zajac, 78, of Wampum. Police said Zajac’s vehicle had been stopped to make a left turn onto Allen Court. There were no injuries. Police cited Mallary for careless driving.
•Harassment. Police cited Jerome Vincent Stanyard, 56, of New Galilee after he allegedly became involved in a road rage incident at 8:40 a.m. Monday on Glenkirk Road in North Beaver Township.
David B. Rishel
•Edward W. Skuta, 71, of New Castle, charged by Shenango Township police with harassment.
Jerry G. Cartwright
•Mark Robert Bacon, 33, of Ellwood City, charged by state police with two counts of endangering the welfare of children and one count each of accident involving death or injury, intent to possess a controlled substance, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with license suspended, habitual offender, driving without a license, driving while operating privilege suspended or revoked, failure to keep right, disregarding traffic lane, careless driving, improper child restraint system and failure to use safety belt.
Ellwood City police charged the following people:
•Michael Kent, 24, of Ellwood City, theft by deception and receiving stolen property.
•Samantha Jo Haswell, 21, of Ellwood City, two counts each of theft by deception and conspiracy.
•Nicholas A. Caccia, 27, of Ellwood City, two counts each of theft by deception and conspiracy.
•Pamela R. Fatula, 58, of Ellwood City, criminal trespass and theft by unlawful taking.
•William Fullmer, 35, of Beaver Falls, 40 counts of indecent exposure, three counts of indecent assault and one count of corruption of minors.
Scott A. McGrath
•Brady Richard Francis Jones, 19, of New Wilmington, charged by Neshannock Township police with purchase of an alcoholic beverage by a minor.
•Alvin Duane Kern, 47, of West Middlesex, charged by state police with seven counts of indecent assault, five counts of aggravated assault, two counts each of criminal attempt and corruption of minors and one count each of rape of a person less than 13, statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse of a person less than 13, incest and indecent exposure.
Neshannock Township police charged the following people:
•Autumn M. Taylor, 18, of New Castle, recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct.
•Randy Regna, 45, of New Castle, driving under the influence and restrictions on alcoholic beverages violation.
•Terri Jean Reese, 52, of New Castle, two counts of driving under the influence and once count of careless driving.
Burton L. Baker Jr., 42, of New Castle from Kristi L. Baker, 40, of New Castle. They were married Sept. 29, 1995.
Richard Mark Courson, 51, of New Castle from Sara Lynn Courson, 51, of Cranberry Township. They were married May 25, 1985.
Rayetta Mae Brown, 52, of New Castle from Robert Garrison, 49, of New Castle. They were married Oct. 6, 2012.
Kylie L. Budai, 31, of New Castle from Antonio Romano, 37, of New Castle. They were married Sept. 5, 2009.
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- Closer Look
John K. Manna: Party labels shouldn’t matter in local contests
Anything is possible in elections, but often improbable when it comes to school board races in Pennsylvania. In the Nov. 5 election, voters went to the polls in six of the eight school districts in Lawrence County and were faced with little choice.
Our Opinion: Purchase of city house raises policy issues
Having the city buy a house on East Hillcrest Avenue because of neighbor complaints is bad public policy. The house in question was the scene of a shooting in October, in which three people were injured.
Revised county tax abatement targets downtowns
Lawrence County’s revised tax abatement program is intended to promote development by providing more tax breaks over a longer period.
On the Record: Today’s births, police items and district judge reports
On the Record is a periodic update of public information coming out of the Lawrence County Government Center. Today, look inside for the latest births, police items, and district judge reports.
Our Opinion: Wilmington district avoids trouble with tuition vote
The Wilmington Area School Board’s decision against giving non-resident teachers free student tuition was the right one.
Lawmakers eye package of voter bills
Conflicts caused by the state’s last attempt to improve the integrity of elections was the biggest source of complaints logged by a watchdog group during the 2012 presidential race.
State lawmakers want greater abortion oversight
As doctors who perform abortions in Texas must now get admitting privileges at nearby hospitals in order to practice, a pair of Pennsylvania lawmakers are marshaling support for a similar law.
Sandusky prosecution review continues
Ten months later, the state attorney general’s office is still reviewing how prosecutors handled the Jerry Sandusky investigation at Penn State and whether delays allowed the former assistant football coach to continue molesting children.
Proposed city budget includes pay hikes
New Castle city employees will receive pay increases in 2014 in a budget proposed by Mayor Anthony Mastrangelo. The $18.4 million budget, which does not require a tax increase, was unveiled to city council this week.
Mother finds ways to honor daughter’s memory
Following the death of her daughter, Shirley “Sam” Phillips admits she contemplated suicide. But remembering that Danielle Lee Kennedy decried the act of taking one’s own life chased away those desperate thoughts.
Instead, she found a way to honor her daughter’s memory.
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