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To David and Melanie Caparoula of New Castle, a son on Dec. 2, 2013.
To Nicole Guy of New Castle and Clifton Ruggs of New Castle, a daughter, on Dec. 3, 2013.
•Burglary. Someone forced open a kitchen door at a home on Line Road Monday afternoon and took various items.
Melissa A. Amodie
New Castle police charged the following people:
•Justin Robert Frishkorn, 28, of New Castle, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•Tabatha Monique Scales-Lanier, 44, of New Castle, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and similar misconduct and disorderly house.
•Michelle R. Murphy/Sawyer, 47, of New Castle, simple assault and harassment.
•Anthony Leo Sipe, 23, of New Castle, arrest prior to requisition.
•Dorian Allen Cullen, 31, of New Castle, four counts of use/possession of drug paraphernalia and one count each of manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, possession of marijuana, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and similar misconduct and criminal trespass.
•Timothy Pickard of Sharon, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.
•William Dempsey, 33, of Newton Falls, Ohio, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and conspiracy.
•Harry Carcase, 21, of New Castle, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and conspiracy.
Jerry G. Cartwright
•Coltin Wayne Gardner, 21, of New Castle, charged by Ellwood City police with two counts of harassment and one count of simple assault.
David B. Rishel
•Carrie Kreitzer of New Castle, charged by dog law enforcement with vaccination against rabies required, failure to produce license and failure to apply for dog license.
Shenango Township police charged the following people:
•Cameron J. Hicks, 20, of New Castle, defiant trespass, disorderly conduct and harassment.
•John Carmen Nerti, 43, of New Castle, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.
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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