Megan Heath was crowned 2019 homecoming queen at Neshannock High School, the last of the county schools to chose their fall royalty.
Arts + Education at the Hoyt will join more than 8,000 organizations across the country on Oct. 24 to celebrate Lights On After School, a nationwide event organized by the After School Alliance to recognize the important role afterschool programs play in the lives of children, their families…
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s sports wagering revenue jumped 144 percent in September, fueled by the growth of online betting and the beginning of the football season, the Gaming Control Board reported Thursday.
GROVE CITY – All 28 speakers at a DEP hearing Wednesday were unanimous in their opposition to an application by Tri-County Industries Inc. to reopen a landfill in southeastern Mercer County.
MERCER – For decades up to the 2000 election, Mercer Countians cast votes in heavy, bulky voting booths. Each voter entered the booth and pulled a heavy, foot-long lever that closed a two-panel curtain behind them with a mechanical thump.
Lawrence County and three municipalities that get annual block grant allocations intend to use a bulk of their money from this year’s allotment for housing rehabilitation.
Cases involving a police pursuit and drugs against Taylor Renee Foley of Ellwood City and Andre Shontez Lee of Michigan will advance to the Lawrence County Court of Common Pleas.
UPMC Jameson and UPMC Horizon will present the 10th annual PINK: Fashion Show and Women’s Expo from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 110 E. Lincoln Ave., New Castle.
A public meeting of the Lawrence County Prison Board quickly turned into an executive session when a retired jail captain spoke about his recent employment experience at the facility.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are gauging support for a vote to formally authorize the impeachment inquiry as another official testified Tuesday in the deepening probe of President Donald Trump’s efforts to have Ukraine investigate Joe Biden.
A New Castle woman’s bid to purchase the former Wasilewski’s Market was denied late last month, but still hopes to acquire the building.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lawyers for the man accused of shooting to death 11 worshippers in a Pittsburgh synagogue last year said in a filing Tuesday that the case would be over if federal prosecutors had accepted his offer to plead guilty in return for life-without-parole.
Alissa Jones was a marksman, held a 4.0 grade point average in high school and set lofty goals about going to the university of her choice to study forensic science and criminal justice.
The comment and response document from Allegheny Mineral's application for a proposed 252-acre surface mine in Slippery Rock Township was issued on Sept. 30.
Although doctors are traditionally only responsible to treat patients physically, medical staff undoubtedly form relationships with the patients they see from diagnosis to remission.
A DON Management trailer is parked outside two DON Services projects on South Mulberry Street. The home on the right is a used as a nursing home transitional facility, while the one on the right is under construction for a family.
A community garden on Richelieu Street still has some produce available for harvest. In the foreground is a rainwater collection system, made from an old satellite dish (the flower portion) and water tanks. The system was funded by Arts + Education at The Hoyt, and built by George Junior Republic.
A 92-year-old woman died Sunday afternoon as a fire broke out at 1709 Gretchen Ave. on the city’s East Side. New Castle and a Shenango Fire District fire fighter aiding in battling the blaze.
Remembering loved ones who died too soon from violence, but also letting go of the hurt and anger the event brought on was stressed Sunday at a candlelight vigil for victims of a triple homicide last year at 819 W. North St.
SHARON – Standing next to the altar at First Baptist Church in Sharon on Sunday, Rev. John Trojak pointed to the building’s walls and ceiling.
GROVE CITY – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public hearing Wednesday on a request by Vogel Holding Inc. to reopen a landfill on its property in Liberty and Pine townships.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An internal review of Pennsylvania's parole system spurred by five parolees getting charged in quick succession with homicide is, in theory, acknowledging a long-standing complaint of parole agents over a long-term policy shift designed to help more parolees succeed on…
The Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corp. is spearheading an initiative to move the county into the future — and is asking the community for insight on how to get there.
Mayoral candidate Mark Elisco says his first three priorities if he is elected mayor all revolve around one goal — to bring more revenue into New Castle.
FILE - In this Friday July 26, 2019, file photo, a visitor looks through Lego pieces provided for a project at the Tate Modern, in London. Lego is testing a way for customers to ship their unwanted bricks back and get them into the hands of other kids. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
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Mary Estelle Lynch, 83, passed away on Aug. 28, 2019, in Oxford, Florida. Born in New Castle on April 20, 1936, Mary was a daughter of the late Chester Leroy and Geraldine Smiley. Preceding her in death on April 25, 2014, was her husband, Francis William Lynch, whom she married on April 23, …
Katherine A. Robison, 85, of New Castle passed away the evening of Oct. 16, 2019, at Avalon Place. Born on Dec. 12, 1933, in West Middlesex, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Rose A. Higel Nettinger. On Aug. 7, 1954, Katherine married her beloved husband, Robert Dale Robison Sr., who …