NEW CASTLE —
Scott A. McGrath
Neshannock Township police charged the following people:
•Timothy Lee Marti, 56, of New Castle, two counts of driving under the influence and one count each of driving at an unsafe speed and careless driving.
•Danielle Markie Lucas, 18, of New Castle, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and driving with no rear lights.
•Matthew C. Pruitt, 21, of New Castle, two counts of driving under the influence.
•William Waring McIntosh, 55, of Somerset, Pa., two counts of driving under the influence and one count each of disregarding traffic lane and driving with no rear lights.
Melissa A. Amodie
New Castle’s code enforcement department charged the following people:
•Coy R. Price of New Castle, failure to cut weeds or grass, exterior paint violation and exterior walls violation.
•Vincent A. Menichino, 51, of New Castle, sanitation of exterior properties violation, failure to cut weeds or grass and weeds, trees and ornamental shrubs violation.
•Kim Walker of New Castle, failure to cut weeds or grass.
•Frank Lee Walker Jr., 42, of New Castle, failure to cut weeds or grass.
•Brandi Flinner of New Galilee, failure to cut weeds or grass.
New Castle police charged the following people:
•David Lean Luper Sr., 57, of New Castle, simple assault and harassment.
•Michael Joseph Baxter, 33, of New Castle, three counts of driving under the influence and one count each of possession of marijuana and driving at an unsafe speed.
•Kenneth Lee Foster, 30, of New Castle, defiant trespass.
•Reggie Wise, 49, of New Castle, accident damage to attended vehicle or property and driving with a suspended license.
•David Perrine, 29, of New Castle, aggravated assault.
•Jaered N. Andrews, 34, of New Castle, use/possession of drug paraphernalia and six counts of conspiracy.
•Jamal A. Finley, 35, of Youngstown, Ohio, three counts each of manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, intent to possess a controlled substance and conspiracy and one count of use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
David B. Rishel
•Tara Lea Klinkenberger, 26, of Kennerdell, Pa., charged by state police with receiving stolen property.
Shenango Township police charged the following people:
•David Frank Marchinoski, 30, of Karns City, Pa., public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•Karen M. Fletcher, 56, of New Wilmington, two counts of driving under the influence and one count each of careless driving and disregarding traffic lane.
Jerry G. Cartwright
•Dalton Tyrone Baskerville, 54, of New Castle, charged by state police with two counts of driving under the influence and one count of turning movements and required signals violation.
•Stacey Ekas, of Zelienople, charged by Ellwood City police with bad checks and theft by deception.
•Stephanie Lee Miller, 26, of Edinburg, charged by the Lawrence County district attorney with manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, intent to possess a controlled substance, use/possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.
NEW CASTLE —
- Closer Look
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.
On the Record: Today’s births and police 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 and police reports.
Trout stocking becomes tossing in Volant
While a snowstorm slowly made its way to the area, one annual event signaled the approach of spring for some. A little more than 300 attendees made their way through leftover snow and ice to the banks of Neshannock Creek in Volant for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s annual trout stocking event.
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