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
Union principal receives award
Union Area School District’s elementary principal will receive the 2014 Distinguished Female Educator Award. The award from the Tri-State Area School Study Council is to be presented April 24 to Linda J. O’Neill during the 12th annual Dr. Jean Winsand International Institute for Women in School Leadership at the Edgewood Country Club in Penn Hills.
Good to grow: Library to offer seed lending program
Patrons of the New Castle Public Library will soon have another service to look forward to. For newcomers to gardening and seasoned pros, the library is having — for the first time — a seed lending program.
Knives prompt reporting of school violence
On a typical day last year, Pennsylvania schools caught 11 students toting weapons. They were knives, similar to ones used to slash 21 students and a security guard at a Pittsburgh-area high school, according to the state Department of Education.
Upholstery shop showcases music, talent
Following in the footsteps of his father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Jim Ferrante is working to improve his community.
Local pastor helping fire victims
A local pastor is opening up donation avenues to help two families who lost their homes to fire this week.
First Energy to replace transmission line
FirstEnergy Corp. has plans to rebuild a power transmission line between the West Pittsburg plant and a Mahoningtown substation.
Union to return assistant principal post
The Union Area School District will have a new administrator when the 2014-15 school year starts. The board voted 8-0 Wednesday night to hire an assistant principal. Debra Allebach was absent.
Callen gets state honors
Robert Callen has been selected to receive a state award for his contribution to local government in Pennsylvania. Callen, 58, executive director of the Lawrence County Regional Council of Governments, received the Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence.
Gas holdouts unconvinced of safety
When Suzanne Matteo and her husband, Martin, bought their house on four acres in Pulaski Township they had a plan. They would grow a huge vegetable garden, raise lots of flowers and a few chickens and enjoy the fresh air and quiet.
Wilmington superintendent discusses common core
The Wilmington district has no reason to fear new Pennsylvania Core standards, superintendent Dr. Michelle Miller said. She talked about the standards to approximately two dozen residents at the school board’s monthly pre-meeting Monday.
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