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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
Library friends slate spring yard sale
The Friends of the New Castle Public Library has set the date for its spring indoor yard sale. The two-day event will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 28 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 29 at the New Castle Public Library.
John K. Manna: State says some local people have high incomes
A lot of people fantasize about becoming instant millionaires. That’s why millions of Americans play the lottery, particularly when the jackpots for Powerball and Mega Millions exceed $100 million.
Tentative casino hearing date set
May 8 is the tentative date for a public hearing for Lawrence County residents to comment on the proposed casino. The Mahoning supervisors announced the date Thursday.
Training seminar to address handling PennDOT contracts
A training seminar on how to deal with state transportation engineering and construction contracts is planned for this month
Recycling facility’s plan recommended for approval
The New Castle Planning Commission has recommended approval of a land development plan for a recycling facility. Ben Weitsman and Sons of New Castle plans to construct a facility at 526 S. Jefferson St. to recycle scrap metal.
Jameson to move pediatric unit
Plans are under way to relocate inpatient pediatric care at Jameson Hospital. A press release issued Wednesday by Jameson Health System said pediatric care will continue at the hospital and “will be provided in a safe environment by the same pediatricians, physician specialists and pediatric trained registered nurses and staff.”
County asking to divert state bridge money
Lawrence County has an accumulation of state funds designated for its bridges that it cannot spend. It wants to share those funds for local road repairs, but cannot use the money — more than $600,000 — for that because the funds are restricted by a law enacted in 2007, and can be used only as a county match for county-owned bridge projects.
Commissioners make meeting changes
The Lawrence County commissioners have made a couple of changes to their regular meeting schedule this month.They will meet as usual at 10 a.m. Tuesday in their meeting room in the courthouse.
Our Opinion: Some consumers pay price of changing power suppliers
Choice may be good, but an informed choice is even better. That’s the conclusion we draw from reports here in Lawrence County and elsewhere around Pennsylvania about some residents and businesses receiving electric bills that are substantially higher than normal.
SRU addresses alleged audit discrepancy
As Slippery Rock University officials continue to tackle budget issues that include a potential deficit of up to $10 million, they’re also addressing concerns that a recent audit alleges a $1 million discrepancy.
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