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New Castle Daily City News (Newspaper) - May 28, 2008, New Castle, Pennsylvania Wednesday my 28.2008 daily break China works to open roads reach survivors. B1 sports Page cd Mohawk gris come up empty in Consolation. Sports Page cd Pei Nso dream series with red wings a Dud. Index amusement.b3 business.a6 classified.c4-d6 comics.b6 community.b1-b2 daily record a5 horoscopes.d3 insight.a4 lottery.b1 mini Page .b4 puzzles.b5 sports.c1-c3 weather.b1 obituaries Pauline Contrucci 96, Niles Ohio Earl b. Hobel 87, Edison Manor Charles l. Myers jr., 80, Ellwood City George e. Seth 70, 303 w. Elizabeth St. David l. Spiker 83, Franklin ind. Mary Motsko Teplica 90, 1022 Summit St. 8 30199 0000 new Castle t n 128th year no. 224 new Castle a copy Rukhl 2<mw Neo cask news so Fly be c Oliv 50 celts closer look As the Cost of gasoline continues to Rise More people Are turning to the buses run by the new Castle transit authority to save Money. Cong storms nearing record in 2008 weather ridership up faced with rising gasoline prices More people Are Riding the new Castle area transit authority buses. Ridership is particularly up on the weekday runs to Pittsburgh and the route to Iron Mountain in Boyers according to authority general manager Leonard Lastoria. Local bus routes have picked up a Little he said a but not a meeting demand the transit authority recently added a sixth bus to its. Pittsburgh schedule. Lastoria said the bus was added because people were standing. Quot we just packed them the buses to Pittsburgh have a capacity of 44 passengers. Schedule the first bus leaves for Pittsburgh at 4 45 . Lastoria said the authority tries to accommodate medical personnel who work in the Oakland Section. The authority drops off passengers downtown and they can make connections on port authority transit. The last bus to Pittsburgh returns to a Park and ride lot off interstate 79 near Evans City to pick up More passengers whose destination is Pittsburgh. Bus fare the Cost for a round trip to Pittsburgh is $6. Lastoria said that if the authority were to raise the fare a a Little bit too High you May lose the local fare is 75 cents one Way for adults and 50 cents for those who Are Ages 6 with the year not even half done 2008 is on track to break the . Record for the number of twisters in a year the National weather service said. Washington a another week another rumbling train of Torna does that obliterates entire Eity blocks smashing Homes to their foundations and killing people even As they a Ower in their basements. With the year not even half done. 2008 is already the Deadlie t Tornado year in the United states Sinee 1998 and seems to be on track to break the . Record for the number of twisters in a year according to the National weather service. Also this years storms seem to be unusually powerful. But like someone who has lost All his worldly possessions to a whirlwind meteorologists cannot exactly Why this is happening. Storms Page a2 weekend Derby race scheduled racing news photo a sign of the times a gasoline prices Topping $4 per gallon a was seen at the by station at the 7-11 at Highland and Park avenues yesterday around 2 30 . Through 12. Gasoline prices As of yesterday the average Price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Pennsylvania was $3.94, according to . Prices at Lawrence county stations the past week have been in the Range of $.3,90 to More than $4. The local soap Box Derby qualifying race will be conducted saturday at Scotland Meadows Park in Union township. By Nancy Lowry Lowry �z7 about 30 youngsters Are expected to participate in the new Castle soap Box Derby qualifying race saturday. Champions of the local race set for Scotland Meadows Park in Union township will compete in the All american soap Box Derby in Akron on july 26. Local festivities Are expected to begin at 9 . And racing is expected to be Derby Page a3 Ellwood Library receives state recognition by Maryalice Meli Tyler Baker confided to his great aunt during one of their walks together that �?o1 love the 4-year-old discovered this at the Library which is usually associated with Reading More than math. Now the to week math 4 u program that has excited Tyler and other 4 and 5-year-Olds, has wort the Ellwood City area Public Library the first David j. Roberts excellence in childhood Early learning award from the Pennsylvania Library association. The association made the presentation of the Excel award its annual Spring meeting in Harris learning a readiness program at the Ellwood City area Public Library is making 4 and 5-year-Olds fall in love with math. Burg where 18 of the states 630 libraries received Best practices awards for programs aimed at children Ages 4 to 6. Ellwood was singled out because of its focus on math. Lenore Bazzichi Tyler a great aunt said the boy looked Forward to wednesday mornings when he would spend 10 minutes at each of six stations that focused on number Ellwood pagea2 youngsters participate in the Ellwood City Library s math 4 u program. The Library has received an award from the Pennsylvania Library association for the program. When you need to by inn comprehensive care close to Home Juii Cmil Al y3 the Aldo Oystern continuing the tradition of leadership in Community health 1211 Wilmington Avenue a new Castle a 16105-2595 a 724-658-9001 an qum Emonin

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