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January 15, 2013

New Castle YDC scheduled to close

NEW CASTLE — The Youth Development Center in Shenango Township is scheduled to close next month.

Local lawmakers confirmed they were informed Monday by the Corbett administration of the closure.

The official closing is Feb. 15.

Operations at the local facility were scaled back significantly last year, with the number of youths housed there reduced.

The YDC is operated by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare and serves juveniles who have committed serious crimes.

Look for more details in Wednesday's edition of the New Castle News.

 

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