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PennDOT – District 11 News

April 6, 2021

Early in 2021 my team and I visited our local PennDOT to discuss our cooperative agreement and explore opportunities to improve state and local roads throughout the City. PennDot released the following press release announcing that work will being on …

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Thank You Allegheny Health Network and Highmark!

March 31, 2021

Chief Michael Kobbe and the City of New Castle Firefighters would like to thank the Allegheny Health Network and Highmark for your donation of surgical masks, N95 masks, face shields and isolation gowns.  Your dedication and commitment to the safety …

Posted in City News, Fire Department, Health Department

Tax Deadline Extension

March 26, 2021

EXTENSION! Due to COVID-19, the payment plan deadline dates have been revised as follows: Payment #1; May 30, 2021 Payment #2; June 30, 2021 Payment #3; July 31, 2021 Payment #4; August 31, 2021 The following deadlines remain the same: TOTAL …

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City Hall Now Open

March 19, 2021

City Hall now is open to the public: Monday through Friday 8:30am – 12:00pm 1:00pm – 3:00pm Due to COVID-19, we are encouraging the public to utilize our alternative payment methods: Online payments can be made at newcastlepa.org The drop …

Posted in City Building, City News

New Castle Community Blood Drive – March 25

February 17, 2021

THURSDAY, MARCH 25 2 P.M. TO 7 P.M. NEW CASTLE FIRE DEPARTMENT MULTIPURPOSE ROOM 10 MARGARET STREET NEW CASTLE, PA 16101 Vitalant is now testing blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies. Learn more at vitalant.org/antibodytest For more information or to schedule …

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Winter Weather Advisory until 1pm Tuesday February 16, 2021

February 15, 2021

A winter weather advisory has been issued for Western Pennsylvania until 1pm Tuesday February 16, 2021. Due to inclement weather,  City of New Castle’s road crew will focus on keeping main roads open for emergency purposes. Side roads will be …

Posted in City News, Weather

New Castle Designated as Zoom Town

February 4, 2021

The Pandemic has changed the landscape of our nation and it is continuing to take its’ toll as we look to be working towards a cure and hopefully a return to normalcy. Or as close to normal as possible. In …

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City mandated by Act 47 to stop selling extra tags

February 1, 2021

Act 47 coordinator has mandated that Aiken Refuse Extra Tags can no longer be sold from City Hall. Their concern stems from Aiken Refuse participation rate dropping significantly to 50% in the first quarter of 2021. Aiken Refuse Extra Tags …

Posted in City News, Garbage & Waste

2021 Adopted City Budget

January 20, 2021

2021 Adopted Budget – City of New Castle, PA

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Public Notice – Independent Auditor’s Publication; Financial Statements

December 31, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE – INDEPENDENT AUDITOR’S PUBLICATION OF THE CITY OF NEW CATLE, LAWRENCE COUNTY -CONCISE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – In accordance with Section 1812(b) of the Third-Class City Code, the following is a summary of the 2019 Audit. The complete audit …

Posted in City News, Public Notice

Christmas Tree Disposal

December 30, 2020

Aiken will pick up Christmas Trees at no charge to their customer base between Jan 4 – Jan 14 on normal garbage days. * The tree must be free of decorations and trees greater than 8′ must be CUT into …

Posted in City News, Public Works

Community Blood Drive – January 21, 2021

December 22, 2020
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Citywide Development Corporation awarded 60k in funding from Neighborhood Assistance Program

December 9, 2020

New Castle, PA – The Citywide Development Corporation (CDC) was one of several recipients allotted funding from Governor Wolf’s recent approval of $36 million in funding by way of the Neighborhood Assistance Program. For years, the Neighborhood Assistance Program has provided the …

Posted in City News, Citywide Development Corporation

City Hall to Remain Closed due to COVID-19

December 4, 2020

In response to the recent spike in the number of COVID-19 cases and in-line with our federal, state and county government’s efforts to prevent its’ spread, City Hall will not be opening back up to the general public on Monday, …

Posted in City Building, City News, COVID-19

Community Perception Survey

December 2, 2020

The PA Downtown Center was recently awarded a USDA Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge grant to work with designated Blueprint Communities to update their revitalization strategies.  Over the next 18 months, the New Castle Blueprint Communities Council, in partnership with New …

Posted in City News

New Castle Area Boil Water Advisory Lifted

November 26, 2020

A precautionary boil water advisory is no longer in effect for customers in portions of the City of New Castle, Union Township, Shenango Township, Hickory Township, Neshannock Township and Mahoning Township. Customers no longer need to boil their water before …

Posted in City News, Public Works

Mayor’s Proposed 2021 Budget

November 24, 2020

Click Here for the Mayor’s Proposed 2021 Budget (pdf)

Posted in City News, Mayor

Boil Water Advisory

November 24, 2020

Per PAWC, the boil water advisory remains in effect tentatively until this Thursday morning. The leak was fixed yesterday. However, additional testing requirements need to be performed over the next two days per PUC guidelines. Water is being passed out …

Posted in City News, Public Works

New Castle City Hall is closed to the public amid spike in COVID cases

November 23, 2020

Effective today, November 23, 2020, in light of the recent spike in COVID cases and the amount of work needed to close out our year, all City Hall offices will be closed to the general public for the next two weeks. We …

Posted in City Building, City News

Code Enforcement Restructuring

November 17, 2020

Code Enforcement has been going through a complete restructuring. Excessive reactionary code enforcement is a thing of the past. The new approach involves data and tracking complaint to achieve results. Here’s a 24 page Research Brief explaining how data driven …

Posted in Code Enforcement
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