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  • Neshannock OKs school budget with no tax hike

    The Neshannock Township school board this week approved a budget with no tax increase. The board approved the 2014-15 spending plan of $17,513,194 in expenditures and $16,997,781 of revenues by an 8-0 vote. Jay Vitale was absent.

    June 25, 2014

  • TUESDAY Drespling_1.jpg Pastor reflects on experience in Iraq: ‘We minister to people in crisis’

    As a pastor at Victory Christian Center in Youngstown, Dave Drespling regularly prays with others and preaches about healing. So when the opportunity came to make a few house calls to grieving families at the end of May, Drespling decided to do what any good pastor would by going the extra mile.

    June 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • 13.jpg Photo Gallery, Story: Passer-by finds downtown crusade timely

    Does God care about the people of New Castle? Just ask Mitch. The Rev. Randy Crum of Vision Ministries was wrapping up his second downtown crusade in as many months, inviting members of his Riverwalk Park audience and even passers-by to step to the middle of the plaza if they loved and wished to praise Jesus.

    June 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • anthony court.jpg 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.

    June 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • vote.jpg Christofer re–elected Democratic chairman

    Richard Christofer withstood some competition to win re-election as chairman of the Lawrence County Democratic Party.

    June 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Shenango officials seek surveys

    The Shenango Township supervisors are urging residents to return their “community surveys” by June 30.

    June 20, 2014

  • Apple.tiff 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.

    June 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Columbia Gas to replace North Beaver pipelines

    Columbia Gas has announced a new pipeline improvement project in Lawrence County.

    June 19, 2014

  • Nichols.jpg 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.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tick1.jpg 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.

    June 17, 2014 3 Photos

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