Chicago Tribune sports columnist Steve Rosenbloom has a plan on how to end Roger Goodell's use of fake officials in NFL games.
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Water rate increase approved
A water rate increase has been authorized by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. As a result, Pennsylvania America Water Co. said, its consumers will see a small increase, starting Jan. 1.
Union tax office to close next week
The Union Township tax office at 1910 Municipal Drive will be closed next week for Christmas. It will re-open from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 31.
ESB Financial declares dividend
ESB Financial Corp. has declared a quarterly cash dividend for the previous quarter.The parent firm of ESB Bank will pay a dividend of 10 cents on its common stock, payable Jan. 24 to stockholders of record as of Dec. 31.
Gibbons to switch Ellwood office
State Rep. Jaret Gibbons will change the location of his office in Ellwood City Jan. 2. The new office will be located at 438 Line Ave. His current office will close Tuesday.
Ellwood homicide suspect heads to court
A Rochester man charged in the shooting of an Enon Valley resident has been held for court. Leon Platt, 26, of 474 Oregon Ave. — charged in three separate incidents — remains in the Lawrence County jail, where he is being held without bond.
State House votes to cut 62 seats
Pennsylvania lawmakers are moving to thin their ranks, potentially reducing the size of the second-largest state Legislature in the country.
Retirement board adopts changes
The Lawrence County Retirement Board adopted amendments Tuesday to bring the pension plan into compliance with IRS language and rules.
Shenango to explore sewer lines value
The Shenango supervisors have hired an engineer and accountant to determine the worth of the township sewer lines.
New Castle to begin new recycling program
The city of New Castle will begin a new recycling program in January.The number of collections will increase from one to two a month and the city will begin accepting more items.
State OKs election district changes
The Pennsylvania Department of State has approved Lawrence County’ plan to realign election districts. County elections director Ed Allison said the department gave its approval this week, thus giving the county the go-ahead to implement the plan.
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