New Castle News


  • 11.jpg Photo Gallery Story: Pro-life supporters gather downtown for prayer vigil

    Naomi Savage never intended to become a poster child. But two years ago, when her father, Curt, shared that his then-five-year-old daughter had offered a solution to end abortion — “I would love to have a sister.

    March 31, 2014 12 Photos

  • bowler.jpg Bounce Finale: Bowlin' Joe and The Doc wrap up a sensational season!

    Join Bowlin' Joe and The Doc for the season finale of "Let's Talk Basketball." The boys will reflect on New Castle's overall body of work throughout the season, and then they'll share their fondest memories of a state title weekend in Hershey!

    March 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wrongful death suit yields $5.4 million jury award

    A multimilllion-dollar jury award has not dimmed Mark A. and Vickie McConnell’s sorrow over losing their son. A jury awarded them $5,465,000 on Dec. 17 after 22-year-old Mark A. McConnell II was killed in an accident in 2008 in Mahoning Township.

    March 29, 2014

  • 10.jpg Photos, Video, Story: Hundreds flock to downtown to salute ’Canes

    For the first time all year, it rained on the Red Hurricane’s parade. But just as they did during a 31-0 season that included a third straight WPIAL title and a first-ever state championship, the ’Canes and their fans weren’t about to let a little adversity stop them.

    March 28, 2014 9 Photos

  • Rich.jpg Official sorting out vo-tech finances

    Second of two parts: The Lawrence County Career and Technical Center is plowing through a financial quagmire with help from the Laurel School District.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo 3 Stories

  • Police.jpg Man arrested in gun incident

    An Ellwood City area man has been jailed for allegedly pulling a gun on a woman at her home. Ellwood City police charged Jeffrey Ray Callahan Jr. of Ellwood Road with terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment in connection with the incident reported around 11:30 p.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Lawrence Avenue.

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rich.jpg Overtime pay the crux of vo-tech forensic audit

    First of two parts: Lawrence County Career and Technical Center’s former assistant business manager allegedly logged overtime while on vacation, an audit report shows.

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo 2 Stories

  • Audit report details alleged discrepancies

    Forensic auditors examining Lawrence County’s vocational-technical school funds focused on overtime pay of the assistant business manager.

    March 26, 2014 1 Story

  • Audit shows more than overtime issues

    A forensic audit of the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center finances turned up more than alleged unauthorized overtime pay.

    March 26, 2014

  • 9mm_Pistol.png Pistol range planned in Shenango

    A Shenango Township man is planning to open an indoor shooting range at 1500 Old Butler Road. The building is the site of the former My Favorite Place restaurant.

    March 25, 2014 1 Photo

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