NEW CASTLE —
OUT OF TOWN
To Johnelle Houk of Hermitage, a daughter on Oct. 22, 2013, at Horizon Hospital, Farrell.
•Burglary. About 10 feet of copper pipe was reported stolen from a house in the 800 block of Oak Street between Oct. 12 and 17.
•Burglary. A radio was reported stolen from an apartment on Big Run Street between noon ad 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18.
•Theft. A New Wilmington resident told police he tried to buy an accordion through eBay Inc. for $2,075 on Oct. 7. Police said the man paid using Money-gram which was received by the apparent seller at 7:18 a.m. on Oct. 8, but the accordion was never sent.
MELISSA A. AMODIE
•Richard A. Martez, 21, of St. Louis, charged by New Castle police with robbery, simple assault, theft, receiving stolen property and harassment.
•Rosemarie Gibson, of Slippery Rock, charged by New Castle code enforcement department with weeds, trees and ornamental shrubs violation, accumulation of rubbish or garbage and failure to cut weeds or grass.
JERRY G. CARTWRIGHT
•Robert Berchtold, 21, of New Galilee, charged by the Pennsylvania Game Commission with failure to provide satisfactory evidence.
•Paul Lynch, of New Castle, charged by municipal code enforcement with violation of borough ordinance.
•Spring Joy Smith, 41, of New Castle, charged by Union Township police with defiant trespass.
DAVID B. RISHEL
•Nicole Doherty, 32, of New Castle, charged by dog law enforcement with pet confinement and control violation and failure to vaccinate against rabies.
SCOTT A. MCGRATH
Neshannock Township police charged the following:
•Darlene Rae Johnston, 57, of New Castle, retail theft.
•Reno A. Morella, 18, of New Castle, disorderly house violation.
•Suellen Lynne Staph, 43, of New Castle, two counts of driving under the influence and one count of using an improper signal.
New Wilmington police charged the following:
•Ellie Young, 22, of New Wilmington, harassment.
•Brady W. Young, 55, of New Wilmington, harassment.
NEW CASTLE —
- Closer Look
Casino hearing date now official
May 8 has been confirmed as the public hearing date for Lawrence Downs Casino and Racing Resort. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will hear from those who wish to comment on the casino license under consideration for the racetrack/casino complex planned for Mahoning Township.
Our Opinion: Public to get chance to comment on local project
A long-anticipated public hearing is finally scheduled for Lawrence County’s proposed casino. The May 8 hearing at the Mahoning Township Community Center in Hillsville will give citizens the opportunity to comment on the planned Lawrence Downs Casino.
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. Look inside for the latest births, police items, and district judge reports.
Agreement to enhance Austintown track project
Penn National Gaming announced Monday it has signed a key agreement regarding its Austintown race track and casino. The thoroughbred racing track, part of a facility that will include slots-like gambling machines, is scheduled to open in the fall, and the new agreement with the Ohio Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association is being touted as “positive progress” in meeting that deadline.
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.”
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