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Court receives Mayor of Year award
Ellwood City Mayor Anthony J. Court has received a 2014 Mayor of the Year Award. The Association of Mayors of the Boroughs of Pennsylvania presented Court with the Albert Montecalvo Mayor of the Year Award this week in Ellwood City.
Christofer re–elected Democratic chairman
Richard Christofer withstood some competition to win re-election as chairman of the Lawrence County Democratic Party.
Shenango officials seek surveys
The Shenango Township supervisors are urging residents to return their “community surveys” by June 30.
Tomatoes kick off summer kids program
The Apple Castle kicked off its “Read Learn and Grow” program yesterday day with about 50 participants. The program, aimed primarily at children 10 years old and under, took place outdoors at a rustic amphitheatre of crates and benches designed just for the event.
Columbia Gas to replace North Beaver pipelines
Columbia Gas has announced a new pipeline improvement project in Lawrence County.
National title? Neshannock grad hopes to become America’s Distinguished Young Woman
New Castle will be represented next week in the 57th Distinguished Young Women National Finals. Miranda Nichols, who last year was crowned 2014 Lawrence County and Pennsylvania Distinguished Young Woman, left Sunday for Mobile, Ala., where a national winner will be determined June 26-28 at the Mobile Civic Center.
Local pediatrician warns about bad tick season
A local pediatrician is warning parents to watch their children for signs of tick bites. Dr. Carlos Flores said he is seeing more tick bites this year than he has in 30 years of practice.
Bridge testing to restrict Gardner Center Road traffic
Work to conduct geotechnical drilling and research on the bridge that carries Gardner Center Road over Big Run in Shenango Township is starting Tuesday.
Photo Gallery, Story: Southpoint celebrates Flag Day
Residents of Southpoint at Jameson took time out Saturday morning to honor the Stars and Stripes.
John K. Manna: Legislative cuts considered
There is some momentum in Harrisburg to reduce the size of the Pennsylvania Legislature. Although there has been talk for years about eliminating House and Senate districts, the idea has not progressed very far in the Legislature.
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