New Castle News


September 26, 2013

Schools planning class reunions


Neshannock High School’s class of 1973 — along with the classes of 1972 and 1974 — will have a reunion Oct. 5

Festivities begin at 7 p.m. at The Crane Room.

The price is $30 per person in advance or $35 at the door. There will be a cash bar.

More information is available at, Neshannock High School Class of 73 Reunion Facebook page or by emailing


New Castle High School’s class of 1988 will mark its 25th anniversary with a reunion Nov. 30.

The gathering is set for 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 30 at Gallo’s Italian Villa. The cost is $30 per person.

Reservations with payments can be sent to Sandi Daytner at 435 Fairgreen Ave., New Castle, Pa. 16105.

More information is available by emailing Classmates also can visit the Facebook page Ne-Ca-Hi Class of 88 or contact a committee member.

Serving on the committee with Daytner are Lisa Ryan Sands, Luann Mastrangelo Cade and Beth Seery.


Members of Neshannock’s classes of 1988, 1989 and 1990 will have a joint reunion Nov. 29.

The gathering will be 7 to 10 p.m. at the New Englander Banquet Center. Features include food, a disc jockey and a photo booth.

More information is available by emaiing Tricia Conti-Seamans at

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