New Castle News


  • 08.jpg Photo Gallery, Story: Wilmington aces hands Neshannock first softball loss

    Two perfect seasons were on the line at Wilmington High yesterday. The Lady Greyhounds softball team hosted Neshannock in a non-league battle of undefeated teams, featuring two of the best pitchers in western Pennsylvania.

    April 16, 2013 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • Smith.jpg 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.

    April 10, 2013 1 Photo

  • caszatt.jpg 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.

    March 14, 2013 1 Photo

  • 04.jpg 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.”

    March 13, 2013 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • Dani.tiff 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.

    February 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • 01.jpg 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.

    February 11, 2013 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • 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.

    February 7, 2013

  • 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.

    January 15, 2013

  • 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.

    January 9, 2013 2 Stories

  • 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.

    January 8, 2013

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