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State sponsoring dog license poster contest
The state Department of Agriculture is inviting students to enter a poster contest about the importance of dog licensing. The contest is open to all Pennsylvania students of grades 1 through 6, enrolled in public, private or home schooled children. The entry deadline is April 30.
Leechburg accepts Meehan’s resignation
The Leechburg School District has officially accepted the resignation of Terence P. Meehan as its superintendent. Meehan tendered his resignation to the board effective Monday, turning down a five-year contract with the school district with a starting pay of $125,000.
Mahoning to float loan for new building
The Mahoning Township supervisors are planning to borrow $2.2 million for construction of a new municipal building. They have set a special meeting for 4 p.m. Tuesday at the township Community Center at 4512 W. State St., Hillsville.
Greg Huston: The Buccos, March Madness and Miller time
We’re getting closer and closer to the 2014 opening day for the Pirates, and for the first time in forever, there are big time expectations for the Buccos.
Neshannock superintendent gets more responsibilities
With less than three months remaining before her retirement, Neshannock’s superintendent of schools is filling two job vacancies. The board this week appointed Dr. Mary Todora as acting business manager and school treasurer.
Bill targets abuse of closed meetings
Elected officials often abuse closed-door meetings, according to a state legislator who wants all secret sessions to be recorded to make it easier to find the truth should questions arise later.
City makes plans for rain barrel program
The city of New Castle plans to begin an urban rain barrel program. City council adopted a resolution this week to enter into an agreement with the Lawrence County Conservation District, which is applying for a $10,000 grant to implement the program.
Renovations planned for I-376 in county
Work on a $16.9 million project to improve I-376 in Neshannock, Wilmington and Pulaski townships will begin Monday.
Council approves plan for recycling company
New Castle City Council has approved a land development plan for a recycling facility.
Corbett takes aim at waiting list for families of disabled children
Families of people with mental disabilities know what it means to wait for the state. More than 13,000 families are in line for benefits to help care for someone with a intellectual disability, including 4,000 deemed to need immediate help.
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