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Man accused of fighting, spitting on jail guards
A man being booked at the Lawrence County jail faces additional charges for fighting with and spitting on corrections officers. New Castle police have charged Scott Anthony Kosior, 46, of 2688 Savannah Road with five counts each of aggravated harassment by prisoner and harassment.
Scott resident named to state board
Thomas F. McCosby of Scott Township has been appointed to the state Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council.
Neshannock supervisors reopen, adopt new budget
The Neshannock Township supervisors this week amended their 2014 budget to reflect changes made at the organizational meeting in January.
Travelin’ man: Age doesn’t deter 96-year-old New Castle native from seeing the world
The world has been Adam Pivovar’s playpen for almost a century. Pivovar has seen and done things that most Americans can only see in their dreams or on the National Geographic Channel.
On the Record: Latest district judge reports in county
On the Record is a periodic update of public information coming out of the Lawrence County Government Center. Today, look inside for the latest district judge reports.
Court denies city’s petition in McGaffic case
The city of New Castle has lost another round in a case regarding the disposition of a downtown property.The Pennsylvania Supreme Court this week denied the city’s petition for appeal of a 4-3 Commonwealth Court decision.
Theater group reaches fundraising campaign goal
A group seeking to recreate a historic theater in downtown New Castle has reached a key fundraising goal. With $23,126 pledged from supporters, Historic Warner Cascade Theatre has met its Kickstarter goal for funds.
Community Health to buy Sharon Regional
Sharon Regional Health System has reached an agreement to be purchased by a unit of for-profit Community Health Systems of Nashville, Tenn. No sale price was given in the prepared statement issued Wednesday by Sharon Regional.
Mercer County man announces candidacy
Parke Wentling of Mercer County has announced his candidacy for state representative in the 17th District. Wentling, 41, will seek the Republican nomination in the May primary.
Our Opinion: Public policy problems persist in Pulaski
The clashes among officials in Pulaski Township are continuing. At this week’s meeting, two supervisors — Sam Varano and Lori Sniezek — said they will not work as roadmasters at the $10-per-hour rate established for them last month by the township auditors.
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