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 New Castle News © 2017


Serving the area since 1880, we are Lawrence County’s leader for news, photo and multimedia coverage. Our strength is in the stories we tell, and our products are powered by a staff who is passionate about our community and the people who make it unique.

The New Castle News publishes morning print editions Monday through Saturday.

This website is updated throughout the day.

The News is owned by Newspaper Holdings Inc., a subsidiary of Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. of Montgomery, Ala. The company operates more than 80 daily newspapers. Other company newspapers in this area include: The Herald (Sharon, Pa.), the Ashtabula Star-Beacon (Ashtabula, Ohio), The Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, Pa.) and the Meadville Tribune (Meadville, Pa.)


Sharon Sorg is the publisher of The News. She can be reached at (724) 654-6651, ext. 648. Contact her with any questions or concerns. Her email address is

Dan Irwin is editor. He can be reached at (724) 654-6651, ext. 614. His email address is

Rick Work is advertising director. He can be reached at (724) 654-6651, ext. 657. His email address is

Steve Traud is audience director. He can be reached at (724) 654-6651, ext. 602. His email address is


New Castle News

27 North Mercer Street

New Castle, PA 16103



Local editorials are the opinion of the newspaper. Letters represent the opinion of the letter writer, syndicated columnists are presenting their views on national and international issues and local columnists are espousing their points of view, none of which necessarily represents the newspaper's opinion. It is our hope that the collective opinions presented here encourage you to share your opinions and further a public debate about the issues of our lives in a letter to the editor.


Jessie M. Streb, 83, of New Castle died June 16, 2019. There are no calling hours. Arrangements by Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home S. Mill St. Online condolences may be offered at

Milton F. Hogue, 61, of 505 Continental Lane, New Castle, passed away the afternoon of June 14, 2019, at his residence. Milton was born on July 3, 1957, to the late Lawrence Hogue and Patricia Norman Lyskowka. Milton worked as a laborer for the Poland Concrete Company in the fabrication divi…


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