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  • NCASD-meeting07.JPG Photo Gallery, Story: New Castle may revive Lockley project

    New Castle school board members and administrators are expected to come to an understanding that could revive the Lockley school renovation/consolidation project at a workshop session next week. Armed with information presented at last night’s special session, the school board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday.

    November 2, 2012 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • halloween.jpg Your Halloween Fun: Trick-or-treat hours change because of storm

    Some municipalities in Lawrence County have changed trick-or-treat hours to Saturday because of the threat of inclement weather. Following are the new times, all on Saturday:

    October 30, 2012 1 Photo

  • Gabriel.tiff New Castle Schools: Livid over Lockley, Gabriel will retire

    Livid about the school board nixing the Lockley school consolidation last week, New Castle superintendent George Gabriel announced his retirement. “I can’t work in this environment,” Gabriel commented about the divisiveness of the school board.

    October 26, 2012 1 Photo

  • Med.jpg MedExpress: New urgent care facility opens in county

    New Castle became home to Pennsylvania’s 48th MedExpress Urgent Care facility Wednesday morning when doors opened at 2411 Wilmington Road. The center is the 90th such facility in the nation with more than half located in the Keystone State.

    October 24, 2012 1 Photo

  • Wehr.jpg ‘It Was Time’: After 25 years, Wehr hands over Thanksgiving meal to First Presbyterian

    Anne Cochran is expecting a few more people than usual this Thanksgiving. About 700 more. The director of First Presbyterian Church’s Glory Grille — a twice-monthly free lunch served to anyone who shows up — is taking her game to the next level.

    October 20, 2012 1 Photo 1 Story

  • Fireworks.jpg Boomtown Again: Return of fireworks convention to boost local economy

    The neighbors are planning on getting a little noisy — and Lawrence County will be at the party. The Pyrotechnics Guild International announced last night that it will bring its 2013 convention to Cooper’s Lake Campground from Aug. 10-17. The weeklong event will include four nights of spectacular, public fireworks shows, the likes of which haven’t been seen on the East Coast since 1994 — when the guild held its convention at SNPJ near Enon Valley.

    October 18, 2012 1 Photo

  • 07.jpg Homecoming 2012: Photo galleries from around the county

    It's that time of year again when the hard-hitting action of Friday night football gives way to the elegance and pageantry of homecoming. Every Wednesday, look inside for special photo galleries featuring all attendants on this year's courts. This week: Shenango!

    October 17, 2012 1 Photo

  • 02.jpg Photo Gallery, Story: Lifelong friends create Halloween display to fight breast cancer

    Most folks will buy a plot of land to build a home. But when Tom “Mud” Fee purchased the lot next to his mother’s Loraine Avenue house last year, it was have a home to put his plots.

    October 13, 2012 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • TUNNELvision_1.jpg Home Movie: City native’s film getting big-screen treatment at Westgate Cinemas

    Lawrence County native Chris Pappas moved back to New Castle from Los Angeles to make movies. No, that’s not backward. After years of living in New York and, more recently, L.A. — plus having roles in more than 25 feature films and guest spots in another 25 to 30 television shows — Pappas came home to where it all began.

    October 11, 2012 2 Photos

  • Bottom Dollar Food Bottom Dollar Food coming to Neshannock

    “Piggy banks will fly” as plans materialize for a fourth grocery store in Neshannock Township. The Lawrence County Planning Commission Tuesday gave a favorable recommendation to a land development plan for Bottom Dollar Food to build a store in the Call’s Plaza, where Ralph’s Supermarket once stood.

    October 10, 2012 1 Photo

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