Athlete of the Week: Meet Davis Smith of Wilmington
He’s known by his coaches as “Davis Smith, baseball player.” The title certainly fits for the Wilmington High shortstop, who has been a cog for four seasons on the Greyhounds baseball team.
Police: Man under influence took knife to school
A man accused of driving to a school with a knife to pick up a child is facing charges. James Arnold Caszatt, 36, of 197 Hyland Lane, New Bedford, also was determined to have been under the influence of narcotics, and is not the father of the child he was picking up, according to Pulaski Township police.
Photos, Story, Cast List: Wilmington to present ‘The Pajama Game’
When it came time for Brenda Hickman to select Wilmington High’s spring musical, her choice was an easy one. “When I did musical theater in college, I was cast in the ‘Pajama Game’ and just loved it everything about it — the story, the soundtrack, the costumes, all of it,” she said. “I felt pretty certain that the kids would enjoy it as much as I did.”
Daytona 500: Local woman part of Danica Patrick’s team
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick made history this week, becoming the first woman to claim pole position for the Daytona 500. But the driver who logged the fastest time at Sunday’s qualifying round — 196.434 mph — isn’t the only competitive young female on the team.
Photo Gallery, Story: County residents claim state farm show honors
Lawrence County farmers, square dance teams and FFA members who attended the Pennsylvania Farm Show last month returned with honors. The week-long event took place at the state farm show complex in Harrisburg. Dozens of Lawrence County residents traveled to Harrisburg to compete or cheer on participants.
Wilmington to conduct kindergarten screening
The Wilmington school district will have a screening clinic for kindergarten students in April. Anyone who has a child who will be 5 before Sept. 1 may register him or her for kindergarten.
Wilmington to show off new fitness center
Wilmington Area High has a new fitness center and it’s ready to put it on display. An open house is set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday for the center, which is located right behind the Wilmington High School gym.
Teen’s death in crash attributed to drowning
A preliminary ruling in the death of a teen in a traffic accident indicates he died by drowning. The Mahoning County Coroner’s Office issued a press release in connection with its investigation into the death of Shane McQuiston, 15, of Edinburg, who was a passenger in a vehicle that crashed along Valley View Road in Pulaski Township Friday night.
High School Football: Wilmington players earn honors
Two Wilmington High football players earned recognition for their efforts this year. Jeremy Miller received second-team status at defensive tackle and Jon Yohman was a third-team recipient at his offensive line position on the Pennsylvania Football News’ all-state team.
Tragedy & heroics: Teen driver in fatal crash may owe life to vigilant off-duty officer
A Pulaski Township officer’s vigilance may have saved the driver’s life in a fatal accident Friday night in Wilmington Township. Shane McQuiston of Garner Road, a 15-year-old sophomore at Wilmington High School, died in the wreck that occurred when a pickup truck in which he was a passenger apparently swerved to avoid a deer and went off the road.
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