New Castle News


  • howitzer.tiff Restored World War I Howitzer dedicated

    A World War I cannon was restored by local school students who read accounts from local soldiers as part of their project.

    June 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • money.jpg New Castle introduces budget with no tax hike

    The New Castle school district’s proposed budget has no tax increase and will not tap into its fund balance.

    May 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • City district last to OK vo-tech budget

    A majority of member school districts has approved the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center budget.

    May 31, 2014

  • money.jpg VoTech teachers to vote on contract

    Teachers at the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center plan to vote on a new contract Wednesday. The school’s joint operating committee gave tentative approval to a three-year agreement for the 32-member Lawrence County Vocational Technical Education Association last week.

    May 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Class reunions set for Mohawk, Wilmington and New Castle

    May 29, 2014

  • Fye.tiff Setbacks no deterrent to achieving diploma

    The morning David Fye picked up his graduation cap and gown was a meaningful one. True, he had to squeeze it in between work, school and family.

    May 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • money.jpg Wilmington seeking tax increase

    The Wilmington school district is asking for a 2014-2015 tax increase greater than the 2.8 percent state index. The district is seeking 5.29 percent in Lawrence County and 3.04 percent in Mercer County.

    May 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • school.jpg Visual goes virtual at Neshannock

    End-of-the-year art shows — nearly every school has one to showcase the works of its students. Generally, they’re an easy sell to parents and grandparents, who are eager for their opportunity to see what their progeny have created.

    May 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • money.jpg Shenango proposes budget with no tax hike

    The Shenango school board has introduced a $16.4 million budget that requires no tax increase. The $16,447,678 spending plan for the 2014-15 school year is $627,886 higher than the current year’s budget.

    May 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mohawk introduces 2014-15 budget

    The Mohawk school board introduced a budget with no tax increase, but that could change. The plan anticipates expenditures of $24,002,357.

    May 14, 2014 1 Story

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