New Castle News


  • State taking temperatures of trucks hauling food

    A few weeks ago, state agriculture inspectors forced a trucker to toss 2,000 pounds of food in the garbage after finding the cargo had not been kept at safe temperatures.

    June 20, 2014

  • Food safety is concern

    Patrick McGuire wants to know what you’re putting into your mouth — and that it won’t make you sick. “Public safety is our ultimate goal,” said McGuire, who is the health officer for the city of New Castle.

    June 20, 2014 2 Stories

  • lutz1.jpg Lutz will leave Y post at end of month

    It wasn’t until he turned on the car radio 36 years ago that William Lutz knew where he was going next. The former assistant youth pastor at a church in Erie had been aware that the Franklin YMCA was seeking a youth director.

    June 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • gavel.jpg Supervisors respond to auditors

    Two Pulaski Township supervisors want compensation for attorney fees and an apology from two township auditors.

    June 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • gavel.jpg Hilcorp official refuses to say what will go on at Nashua Road

    The Pulaski Township supervisors approved a conditional use zoning permit for a new Hilcorp Energy development Monday. But Hilcorp officials would not say what type of facility will go on the property at 352 Nashua Road, owned by John and Connie Ratvasky.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • berner1.jpg Berner works to meet industry challenges

    A local company that has made energy saving products since the 1950s is fighting to survive in a “green” age.

    June 17, 2014 3 Photos

  • 02.jpg Photo Gallery, Story: New Castle native competes on ‘The Price is Right’

    New Caste native Jeff Feola got his chance to “come on down” during an episode of “The Price is Right” that aired Thursday.

    June 16, 2014 5 Photos

  • AmandaVentura1_cutout.jpg Father's Day 2014: Police officer follows in the footsteps of her late dad

    Like her kindergarten classmates, Amanda Ventura was learning, exploring and playing. But at age 5, she had already come to an important decision. She knew she wanted to be a police officer. And she never changed her mind.

    June 14, 2014 3 Photos

  • Perrotta.jpg Attorney: Solicitor violated Sunshine Act

    A Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association lawyer said Mahoning Township’s solicitor violated state law by forbidding recording at a hearing this week.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • supers.jpg Mahoning approves wells, compressor station

    Mahoning Township approved 11 Hilcorp Energy Co. gas and oil drilling wellpads and a compressor station. The unanimous approvals — by Supervisors Vito Yeropoli, Mark Sackin and Gary Pezzuolo — followed a four-and-a-half-hour session Tuesday attended by about 100 people.

    June 12, 2014 1 Photo 1 Story

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