NEW CASTLE —
To Rashad Fitzpatrick of New Castle and Samantha Maize of New Castle, a daughter on March 11, 2013.
To Michael Houk of New Castle and Kamille McConnaughy of New Castle, a son on March 12, 2013.
MELISSA A. AMODIE
•Jennifer Pautz, 28, of New Castle, charged by the Lawrence County district attorney with bad checks.
New Castle police charged the following:
•Michael C. Campbell, 39, of New Castle, burglary, criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and defiant trespass.
•Kenneth Stephone Hardret, 24, of New Castle, two counts each of manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver and intent to possess a controlled substance and one count each of possession of firearm prohibited, firearms not to be carried without a license and flight to avoid apprehension, trial, or punishment.
•Michael Anthony Harris, 27, of New Castle, terroristic threats, harassment and disorderly conduct.
•Scott Keller, 21, of New Castle, intent to possess a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
•Mark Allen Phillips, 28, of New Castle, intent to possess a controlled substance and use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
•Daylen S. Ballinger, 33, of Youngstown, Ohio, simple assault and harassment.
•Daniel C. Taylor, 76, of New Castle, harassment.
JERRY G. CARTWRIGHT
•Kim I. Kerr, 53, of Ellwood City, charged by Ellwood City police with terroristic threats, recklessly endangering another person and harassment.
•Jennie Mars, of Ellwood City, charged by the Ellwood City school district with compulsory school attendance violation.
State police charged the following:
•Elizabeth Lordi, 22, of Ellwood City, disorderly conduct.
•Thomas Cambio, 36, of Ellwood City, disorderly conduct.
•Brian Lee Collingwood, 31, of New Castle, charged by state police with three counts of simple assault, two counts of terroristic threats and one count of harassment.
DAVID B. RISHEL
Shenango Township police charged the following:
•Thomas Matthew Dolan, 28, of New Castle, criminal trespass, receiving stolen property and theft.
•Ginette M. Daviduk, 41, of New Castle, retail theft.
•Cindi F. Francescato, 52, of Ellwood City, five counts of adulterating or misbranding a controlled substance and three counts of driving under the influence.
State police charged the following people:
•Joseph Maggie IV, 33, of New Castle, terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment.
•Kenneth Lee Brown, 18, of New Castle, purchase of an alcoholic beverage by a minor.
•Hope Marie Lohr, 21,of New Castle, harassment.
•Dominic Russo Cook, 21, of New Castle, retail theft.
•Christopher Saxon Rowland, 28, of New Castle, harassment.
SCOTT A. MCGRATH
•Saloma A. Byler, 18, of Volant, charged by New Wilmington police with theft and receiving stolen property.
•Aubrianna Taylor, 23, of New Castle, charged by Neshannock Township police with two counts of driving under the influence and one count each of not yielding at roadway and careless driving.
NEW CASTLE —
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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.”
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.
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