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  • Almade.jpg Rev. Frank Almade appears to be making history as pastor of four parishes

    It’s probably a record neither he nor the Diocese of Pittsburgh would like to have. Nevertheless, the Rev. Frank Almade is believed to be making history. Yesterday, Almade was ceremonially installed by Bishop David Zubik as the pastor of St. Vitus and St. Vincent de Paul parishes in New Castle.

    September 29, 2012 1 Photo 1 Story

  • Niles.jpg Salute to Courage: Chris Niles earns award for his inspiration

    A physician wanted to be clear with his patient — he would never walk again. The doctor repeated himself. Chris Niles heard him the first time and knew he was moving forward regardless of the prognosis.

    September 28, 2012 1 Photo

  • Lytle.jpg Ellwood girl wins fight to join football team

    Ellwood City High’s football team will have a new member when it travels to Riverside tonight, and it’s a girl.
    Ashley Nicole Lytle, a junior, has joined the Wolverines as a placekicker, according to a press release from the Ellwood law firm of Bellissimo & Peirce. She reportedly is the district’s first female football player.

    September 28, 2012 1 Photo

  • school.jpg New Castle Dress Code: Board says no to cargo pants, tightens rules on yoga pants

    Parents of New Castle students should think about stowing their children’s cargo pants, or saving them for playtime. The New Castle Area School Board as a general consensus last night tweaked the district’s dress code and has agreed that cargo pants — because of the many pockets where anyone could hide weapons — are unacceptable for school.

    September 26, 2012 1 Photo 1 Story

  • 01.jpg Photo Gallery: Meet the 2012 homecoming court from Union Meet the 2012 homecoming queen and court from Union High.

    September 26, 2012 1 Photo

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