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County’s AFSCME contract negotiations at standstill
Members of one courthouse labor union continue to work without a contract while negotiations appear to be stalled.
Child bitten by dog expected to make full recovery
Adrian Osorio is being called a champ by his family. The 5-year-old North Beaver Township boy was bitten in the face and hand Tuesday afternoon by a neighbor’s dog. Bear is a St. Bernard-Akita mix.
Friends, colleagues remember former mayor Francis Rogan
Former New Castle mayor Francis J. Rogan is being remembered as a great politician and a good, unselfish man.
Rogan, 89, died Monday.
Yauger now facing federal charge
With Mercer County court proceedings pending this week, Cecelia Yauger faces federal prosecution for alleged business credit card misuse.
American Cyanamid Blast, Part 3: Tears, questions and heroics all surfaced 50 years ago
Last of a three-part series focusing on the 50th anniversary of the last, deadly American Cynamid blast.
American Cyanamid tragedy provides focus for young firefighter
Less than two years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, Edward Olmstead Jr. spotted something most hoped never to see.
American Cyanamid Blast, Part 2: Workers were all too aware of what could go wrong — then it did
Second of a three-part series focusing on the 50th anniversary of the last, deadly American Cynamid blast.
American Cyanamid Blast, Part 1: Life was good before deadline 1964 explosion
First of a three-part series focusing on the 50th anniversary of the last, deadly American Cynamid blast.
Crestview cited under disorderly house ordinance
New Castle police have cited Crestview Gardens under the city’s disorderly house ordinance. Chief Bobby Salem said the housing complex on the city’s East Side was cited after police responded to an incident of people screaming outside and jumping on a car.
New Castle board adopts budget despite uncertainty
The New Castle school board adopted its 2014-15 budget Monday but may have to re-open it next week. The $5.4 million budget, introduced in May, has no tax increase and will not tap into the fund balance. Taxes remain at 17.72 mills.
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