Sylvan Heights Hiring Grounds Keepers

May 17, 2023

Sylvan Heights Golf Course is currently seeking part-time Grounds Keepers to maintain our beautiful golf course and clubhouse grounds. Responsibilities include: Mowing and trimming the course and surrounding areas using various landscaping equipment Maintaining the course irrigation system Ensuring the …

Posted in Jobs, Parks & Recreation

New Castle Spending Report for 2021 – ACT 13

April 28, 2023

New Castle Spending Report for 2021 – ACT 13 Funds (PDF)

Posted in City News

New Castle Announces 2023 Investment in City Paving

April 25, 2023

More than $5 Million Directed Toward City Paving From 2020 to 2023 (New Castle, PA—April 21, 2023) On Thursday, New Castle City Council announced the approval of a roughly $1.2 million paving project for 2023 to be carried out by …

Posted in Public Works

City Moves To Partner The NCCDC With New Visions

March 17, 2023

[NEW CASTLE, PA—Friday, March 17, 2023] – New Castle City Council voted unanimously on Thursday to approve a contract with New Visions for Lawrence County, in a move to create a partnership across sectors to strengthen the community and economic …

Posted in Citywide Development Corporation

Lawrence County is excited to launch Link Up Lawrence

March 15, 2023

Lawrence County is excited to launch Link Up Lawrence, an initiative that will evaluate the availability and quality of broadband internet within the county. Please take this seven-minute survey and speed test: Visit Download & Print Survey (pdf)

Posted in Internet Access

Aiken Refuse Welcome Letter

March 8, 2023

We are pleased to inform you that Aiken Refuse has been awarded the 3-year contract to provide residential solid waste disposal services to the City of New Castle. The contract is effective April 1, 2023 through March 31, 2026. Read …

Posted in Garbage & Waste

New Castle City Officials and City Groups to Partner on New Castle Cleanup Initiative

February 23, 2023

(New Castle, PA—February 23, 2023) New Castle City officials today announced New Castle Department of Code Enforcement, Aiken Refuse, Tri-County CleanWays and the Lawrence Mercer Recycling/Solid Waste Department, will partner on a neighborhood cleanup project. The project is designed to …

Posted in City News, Garbage & Waste

Drinking Water Status – East Palestine Train Derailment

February 17, 2023

City officials are in direct contact with PA American Water Senior Manager for Northwest PA Operations, a fellow Lawrence County resident. We have been advised that there is no impact on drinking water from the East Palestine train derailment. Read …

Posted in Public Notice

Aiken Refuse FAQs for 2023

February 3, 2023

Q: What are the options for refuse pick up in the City? There are two options for the new refuse collection system. 1) The bag system. This option is similar to the Blue Bag system residents are familiar with from …

Posted in Garbage & Waste

Christmas Tree Pickup

January 2, 2023

Holiday tree pickup runs the first two weeks of January. Trees over 8 feet must be cut into 4 feet sections. All trees must be cut into 4’ pieces (four feet).  All decorations must be removed. Do NOT put in …

Posted in Garbage & Waste

Winter Weather Advisory

December 22, 2022

Please help us to better serve you! Due to the expected upcoming forecast of Extremely High Winds, Ice, and Snow, we ask that citizens; Please remove your vehicles from the street and Park them on your property, if possible. If …

Posted in Weather

City Council to Hire City Administrator During Special Meeting

November 17, 2022

Contrary to the recent New Castle News article, internal hiring practices are embedded throughout the Home Rule Charter and newly adopted Administrative Code. During the transition to Home Rule Charter, the treasurer position was eliminated. The treasurer’s duties and responsibilities were transferred …

Posted in City Council, City News

CodeRED Community Notification Service

November 17, 2022

To sign up for the new CodeRED Community Notification Services, which will send you a text message alert during emergencies, use the link below: Also, you can download the CodeRED App here:  

Posted in City News

Fall Leaf Pick Up | Oct 31 – Dec 8

October 24, 2022

Fall leaf pick up will start Oct 31 and end Dec 8. Residents must use compostable bags (leaves only) and placed curbside. Holiday tree pickup runs the first two weeks of January. Trees over 8 feet must be cut into …

Posted in City News, Public Works

Hometown Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting – Nov 19, 2022

September 30, 2022

You’re invited to participate in the annual ‘Hometown Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting’ on Saturday November 19th, 2022 at 3:00 PM.  Participation is free, but registration is required.  Please click on this link for more details and to register your …

Posted in Holidays, Parades / Events

Community Help Needed – Blood Drive!

September 7, 2022

Friday September 30, 2022 12PM – 5PM New Castle Fire Department Multipurpose Room 10 Margaret Street New Castle, PA 16101

Posted in City News

New Castle Spending Report for 2020 – ACT 13

May 9, 2022

City of New Castle Spending Report for 2020 – ACT 13 (PDF)

Posted in City News

Blood Drive – May 19, 2022 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm

May 5, 2022
Posted in City News, Fire Department

Fire Safety Event Slated for High School

April 18, 2022
Posted in City News

Mayor Frye Explains Tax Bills

March 18, 2022

New Castle Mayor, Chris Frye, issued a statement today regarding the City of New Castle real estate tax bills that were mailed a few weeks ago. According to Frye, his office and other offices in the City have been fielding …

Posted in City Treasurer, Taxes
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