New Castle News


  • money.jpg Districts awarded Safe Schools grants

    The Shenango and Ellwood City school districts have been awarded Safe Schools Initiative Targeted grants from the state. Each district will receive $25,000, according to state Sen. Elder Vogel.

    February 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Owrey appointed to Shenango board

    Dean Owrey is a new member of the Shenango Area School Board. The board appointed Owrey by an 8-0 vote Monday. He fills a vacancy created by the death of Ronald Martin in December.

    February 11, 2014

  • school.jpg Shenango board set to fill vacancy

    The Shenango Area School Board is expected to appoint Dean Owrey on Monday to fill a vacancy on the board. Owrey, chief financial officer of the University of PittsburghMC’s information services division, was selected from among 16 people who expressed interest in the position.

    February 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • school.jpg Shenango to conduct second interviews

    The Shenango Area School Board will conduct a second round of interviews Monday for the vacant board position. Sixteen township residents applied for the position, which became vacant in December with the death of Ronald Martin.

    January 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Shenango school board sets tax hike limit

    The Shenango school board has set a limit for a tax increase it could impose this year. At its meeting this week, the board adopted a resolution indicating it will not raise the property tax for the 2014-15 school year above the 3 percent index set by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

    January 15, 2014

  • Shenango accepting applications to fill board vacancy

    The Shenango Area School Board will accept applications until Jan. 17 to fill a vacancy on the board. The vacancy was created with the Dec. 12 death of Ronald Martin.

    January 8, 2014

  • school.jpg Shenango high students’ score among highest

    Shenango Junior/Senior High School had one of the highest School Performance Profile scores in Pennsylvania. The school had an overall score of 91, the highest for a high school in Lawrence County. In Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV, It was second only to Mars High School. Mars had a score of 93. The intermediate unit covers Butler, Lawrence and Mercer counties.

    December 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • Shenango OKs roofing contract

    The Shenango Area School Board has awarded a contract to replace the roofs at its two buildings. Triangle Roofing of Pittsburgh submitted a bid of $1,860,270 for the roof replacement at the junior/senior high school and elementary school.

    December 5, 2013

  • pop11.jpg Photo Gallery, Story: New Castle Black tops Shenango for youth football title

    New Castle Black beat Shenango 19-7 in the Tri-County Youth Football League Midget championship game at Glenn “Pop” Johnston Stadium.

    November 4, 2013 12 Photos

  • shenango.tiff WPIAL Volleyball Playoffs: Shenango rolls, will meet Lady Lancers next

    The Shenango High girls volleyball team has been down this road before and it showed. The Lady Wildcats, despite their relative youth, acted the part of battle-tested veterans by quickly dismissing Vincentian Academy.

    October 24, 2013 2 Photos

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Beginning tonight, the Pittsburgh Penguins will take on the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the NHL playoffs. So, who ya got? And in how many games?

Penguins, in five games or fewer. Too much firepower for the Blue Jackets, especially if Evgeni Malkin is ready to go.
Penguins, in six or seven games. It’s a pretty even matchup on defense, but Pittsburgh will grind it out.
Blue Jackets, in five games or fewer. Sergei Bobrovsky in goal for the Blue Jackets spells trouble for the Pens.
Blue Jackets, in six or seven games. Bobrovsky gives Columbus the edge, but it won’t be easy.
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