New Castle News


  • Wilmington OKs budget with no tax hike

    The Wilmington School Board approved a $20 million budget with no tax increase this week. The new $20,077,110, spending plan for the 2013-14 school year is $1,660,567 greater than the current year’s budget. Increases are attributed to higher retirement costs and capital projects anticipated for the coming school year.

    June 20, 2013

  • Kolodziej.jpg Tim Kolodziej: For the Class of 2013, there’s no looking back — promise?

    Congratulations, Class of 2013! You made it. Your last history lesson is history. Your last final — final. The unsure children who once needed help to climb the school bus steps will now stride confidently across the stage to receive their diplomas.

    June 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • Young bowler wins another title

    When it comes to bowling, 12-year-old Trent Pektas just keeps on rolling. Trent, a Wilmington Middle School sixth grader, claimed the boys 12 and under title of the 2013 Pennsylvania Pepsi Youth Championships over the weekend in Harrisburg.

    May 21, 2013

  • Yohman.jpg District 10, Class AA Track and Field Championships: Wilmington’s Yohman was good as gold

    Wilmington High’s Jon Yohman turned in a golden effort Saturday. Yohman captured gold medals in the shot put and the discus events at the District 10, Class AA Track and Field Championships at Harbor Creek High’s Paul J. Weitz Stadium.

    May 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • wilmprom11.jpg Photo Gallery: Check out our images from the Wilmington prom!

    The pomp. The pageantry. The pairs. The pictures. Yes, it’s prom season once again in Lawrence County and the New Castle News is on hand to document all the fun and excitement. We hope you enjoy our photo galleries! Today, Wilmington High.

    May 15, 2013 1 Photo 7 Slideshows

  • BRUMBAUGH.jpg Athlete of the Week: Meet Ryan Brumbaugh of Wilmington

    It was a simple single up the middle. The same type of hit, in fact, that Wilmington High’s Ryan Brumbaugh has made hundreds of times during batting practice and games in his baseball career.

    May 8, 2013 1 Photo

  • Petkas.jpg Youth, 12, wins state bowling title

    A Wilmington Middle School sixth-grader has claimed a pair of state bowling championships. Trent Pektas, 12, won the Class A all-events title and was a member of the winning Seneca Strikers team at the Pennsylvania USBC Youth Open Championships.

    May 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • school.jpg Wilmington fills school board vacancy

    Autumn Miller has been named to the Wilmington Area School Board. She was selected at a special meeting this week.

    May 3, 2013 1 Photo

  • school.jpg Wilmington plans security improvements

    The Wilmington school board approved a new security camera system for two district buildings. The district agreed to spend $26,874 to purchase security cameras for the New Wilmington Elementary school and $18,450 for the Pulaski elementary building.

    April 20, 2013 1 Photo 1 Story

  • Wilmington to fill board vacancy

    The Wilmington school board is seeking a new member.Board member Peggy Foht resigned April 8. The board has 30 days to select a replacement.

    April 20, 2013

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