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  • Yauger.jpg Yauger’s Mercer County trial on hold

    A pending criminal trial for the former Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV executive director has been continued again in Mercer County.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police.jpg Police: Man dies trying to help friend ‘who had too much to drink’

    Police said a Sharpsville man killed his friend while fighting off his attempts to drive him home from a bar. “Two friends, one had too much to drink on a holiday,” Police Chief Keith A. Falasco said. “The other trying to get him home and that’s what it turned into.”

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Vogel to host veterans outreach van

    A mobile veterans outreach van will be at state Sen. Elder Vogel’s office on West State Street Friday. The van will be at the office, 1905 W. State St., from 9 a.m. to noon.

    July 8, 2014

  • money.jpg Mahoning awards contracts for new building

    The Mahoning supervisors awarded contracts for electrical, plumbing, heating/air conditioning and a security system for the new township building

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fireworks.jpg Fireworks Festival to include Lego building contest

    The Lawrence County Builders Association will be participating in the Fireworks Festival again this year.

    July 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • gavel.jpg City seeks assistance on tech needs

    The city of New Castle is asking the state to assess the city’s information technology needs.

    July 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • gavel.jpg County to continue saving energy

    Lawrence County is about to enter the second phase of a major energy saving upgrade for its buildings. Joe Price of Johnson Controls, a global company with offices in Youngstown, told the county commissioners Tuesday that the program started in 2008 for $2.2 million has been more successful than anticipated.

    July 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • DEP to host energy funding workshops

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is conducting Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority funding workshops this month.

    July 2, 2014

  • money.jpg City council proposes new park fees

    Fees for use of New Castle parks are being adjusted. City council has introduced an ordinance establishing a fee schedule for Cascade Park and Darlington Park that will run from 2014 through 2016.

    July 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • bike.tiff Bike trail to close for repairs

    The Stavich Bicyle Trail will be closed for four days in July. Lawrence County has contracted with Butch & McCree Paving Inc. to seal the surface of the trail.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

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