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Board seeks inquiry into expense report matter
The Lawrence County Board of Elections is turning over a campaign expense report matter to the district attorney. The board, made up of the three county commissioners, voted Monday to have District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa investigate the Lawrence County Republican Committee’s failure to file an expense report in October 2012.
State’s voter ID law still on hold
For the third consecutive election, poll workers will ask voters to show identification, but for the third time, citizens do not need ID to vote Tuesday.
Rescue operation takes in, adopts out small animals
James Herriott wrote about all creatures great and small. Jen Kilmer of Edinburg never wanted to forget about the littlest of animals. She never wanted to forget about a beloved horse named Judge, either.
City Council Candidates: New Castle race has different wrinkle
New Castle voters will elect three people to city council on Tuesday. However, unlike most elections for council, this one has a different wrinkle. Two people will be chosen for four-year terms and one will be elected to a two-year term.
Turnpike reimbursing firefighters
When volunteer fire companies respond to traffic accidents on Interstate 80, Interstate 79 or any other state highway, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation does not compensate the firefighters for their time.
Voter ID law on hold until judge makes decision
Before you vote in Tuesday’s general election, here is what you need to know. Poll workers will ask for a photo identification, but it will not be necessary for voters to produce one in order to vote Tuesday.
Man faces attempted homicide, arson charges
An Ellwood City man has been charged with arson in connection with a borough fire in September. Timothy Douglas Jackson, 47, of 210 Franklin Ave., also is facing three counts of attempted homicide, as Ellwood City police said he endangered the lives of three people at the 422 Loop St. apartment he allegedly torched.
Two pipelines coming through, heading south
Third of three parts: Two natural gas pipelines to be built through Lawrence County will head south to other states. Sunoco has plans to build a 12-inch, 74-mile Allegheny Access pipeline that will pass through Little Beaver Township, then go southeast through Darlington and South Beaver and Brighton townships in Beaver County.
Spirited effort: New anti-bullying group launches efforts with Halloween party
Halloween is a scary time of year all in the name of fun. But children shouldn’t be frightened on a regular basis. A new community-wide group — Let’s Make a Difference — has been established to address the issues of bullying.
Cats missing after fire
Five kittens and an adult cat were missing but presumed safe after a fire Tuesday afternoon on the East Side. Mike Petrone, New Castle’s assistant fire chief, said he suspects the cause of the blaze at 815 Lathrop St. was electric.
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