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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 …

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A precautionary boil water advisory is no longer in effect for customers in portions of the City of New Castle, Union Township, Shenango Township, Hickory Township, Neshannock Township and Mahoning Township.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

New Castle Blood Drive! November 19

November 4, 2020

Thursday, November 19, 2020 2pm – 7pm New Castle Fire Department – MultiPurpose Room 10 Margaret Street, New Castle, PA 16101 To make an appointment: Visit vitalant.org and click the “Log In” button. On the new window, choose Donor Login …

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Steps to Take When Trick or Treating

October 16, 2020

Traditional Halloween activities are fun, but some can increase the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19 or influenza. Plan alternate ways to participate in Halloween. Make trick-or-treating safer Avoid direct contact with trick-or-treaters. Give out treats outdoors, if possible. Set …

Posted in City News, Halloween

Fall Leaf Pickup 10/16 – 11/26

October 15, 2020

Fall Leaf Pickup Reminder 10/16 – 11/26 Pickup will happen on your scheduled waste pickup day Leaves only must be placed in biodegradable brown leaf bags available at Lowe’s, Wal Mart and select Hardware Stores. DO NOT place tags on …

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18 month extension available for City of New Castle

September 16, 2020

Earlier this year Governor Wolf signed Act 23 into law that allows Act 47 municipalities to extend their time in the program by 18 months. New Castle has the option to extend its Act 47 status by 18 months from …

Posted in ACT-47, City News

City of New Castle Trick or Treat!

September 15, 2020

The City of New Castle will be having Trick or Treat on Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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Mayor Response to ACT 47 Non-Compliance Letter

September 14, 2020

Last week the City received a non-compliance letter from our Act 47 coordinators. The letter was regarding our Code Enforcement Department’s implementation of various Three-Year Exit Plan initiatives. A non-compliance letter is a mere formality for an Act 47 Municipality …

Posted in City News, Mayor

What is the New Castle Code Enforcement Department all about?

July 29, 2020

New Castle Code Enforcement Department (NCCED) is committed to leading the City of New Castle into the future. However, we need the support of homeowners, landlords, tenants, business owners, service organizations, etc. to make this possible. So, the administration wants …

Posted in Code Enforcement

Aiken Refuse Survey

July 17, 2020

New Castle Residents: if you watched the special meeting with Aiken on Tuesday, Matt Aiken proposed a tag pickup  at City Hall so there’s no discrepancy with mailing tags out. While this is a good idea, many of us including …

Posted in Garbage & Waste

Grants for Lawrence County Small Businesses!

July 9, 2020

The Wolf administration’s GRANT PROGRAM for small businesses effected by Covid-19 and the Business Closure Orders is NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Please make sure that your Lawrence County small businesses with revenue of $1 million or less and 25 or fewer FT …

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City Hall Reopening June 15, 2020

June 1, 2020

In lieu of the authorization by Governor Wolf’s office for Lawrence County to enter the GREEN PHASE we will reopen CITY HALL on Monday June 15, 2020 for our regular Hours of Operation. Most departments will be Appointment Only. Our Part We …

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Sylvan Heights Golf Course Now Open

May 1, 2020

NOTICE: Sylvan Heights Golf Course will reopen to the public at 8:00 am on Friday, May 1, 2020 with adjusted operating hours Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 am to 7:00 pm.  All golf …

Posted in Parks & Recreation

Property Tax Deadline April 30

April 16, 2020

The discount period for property tax payments has NOT been extended, this deadline is still April 30th. All payments must be postmarked by April 30th to receive credit for the discount period. The payment plan for property taxes has been …

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The City of New Castle’s garbage collection will end on Tuesday March 31, 2020

March 30, 2020

The City of New Castle’s garbage collection will end on Tuesday March 31, 2020. The City will be collecting garbage on the following days. If you currently put your garbage out Sunday night for Monday pick up, or  Monday night …

Posted in City News, Garbage & Waste

Rising Up Across America

March 30, 2020

The most amazing thing about our nation is the fighting spirit that arises when we have a communal need. This spirit crosses ethnic lines, political lines and especially state lines. We may fight amongst ourselves like brothers and sisters but …

Posted in Celebrate New Castle, City News
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