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New Castle News (Newspaper) - August 8, 2015, New Castle, Pennsylvania A-2 saturday August 8, 2015new Castle news new Castle a. a priceless but not Worth much Money of Honey Lowry new Castle news the Battery b Cannon Isnit Worth $1 million As Rumor suggests. But to the people of mount Jackson its Price less. North Beaver township resident Bob Miller said the Cannon that once graced the Battery b Monument along route 108, Quot is rare and ifs old and it probably was not used by Battery r ifs not Worth what people think its Worth in dollars and cents. Its value is senti mental and it is priceless to the people of the North Beaver township Secretary Nellie Gagliano said there has been much speculation on the actual value of the Cannon Over the years but said she had no information on what it might be Worth. A a they raise this ques Tion every so often Quot she said. Speculation on the value of the gun and who might legally sell it was raised again this week As mount Jackson prepares to celebrate ifs 200th anniversary. According to the web site , in 1905, civil War veterans who had served in the first Penn Sylvania Volunteer Light artillery 14th regiment a known locally As the mount Jackson guards or Battery b a proposed erecting a Monument in mount Jackson. Most of mount Jackson festival continues the mount Jackson Bicentennial festival which began yesterday continues today and sunday. The schedule is As follows it a saturday a to a.m., Gigantic Parade 2 ., civil War Battle can non fire food games and balloon rides 4 ., dog of alternative Rock 5 ., Jimmy Gregory Folk musician 6 ., Jonny locomotive amp the engineers Folk Rock 7 ., Coleville. Indie Rock 8-10 ., the Short fuse band classic Rock and blues to ., fireworks. A sunday ill a.m., Community worship service noon Community picnic Barbecue Chicken dinners food games and Memorabilia tent. A daily events include arts and crafts petting zoo chinese auction Pony rides train ride and horse and buggy rides All take place at mount Jackson museum Park behind the North Beaver township municipal building. Parade and cruises will run through town to the Park. A funds raised will be used for the construction of the mount Jackson museum. A admission and parking Are free and All concessions Are local. A for More information visit Mcjackson museum news Bicentennial. The original members of the unit were recruited from the mount Jackson area. Following the War veterans gathered in Nesbit Grove now called Jackson knolls for a reunion. They selected june 8 a the Day they marched from the mount Jackson methodist Church to Enon Valley to Board the train that took them to fort Wright near Pittsburgh they celebrated with an annual reunion until the deaths of the final members both in their 90s. George w. Pitzer of new Castle died dec. 13, 1929, and David p needler of Edinburg died nov. 3, 1930. When capt. James Al Cooper the unit s for Mer commander died on March 21. 1906, the Veter ans began to plan for the local Monument. Some 1,000 people attended the 1911 reunion which marked the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the civil War. The decision was made to order a 20 foot Monument. It was to be fashioned in Vermont and placed in land along the new Castle Road now route 108 adjoining the methodist Church where the men had gathered before going to War in 1861. The 1912 reunion was delayed until june 28 so the Monument could be shipped placed and dedicated the Church burned on july 26, 1915, and was never rebuilt. The Veter ans wanted More. In april 1923, a civil War Era Cannon was added to the Monument. The Cannon cast in 1863 at the Harry n. Hooper amp co foundry in Boston was acquired from the Raritan Arsenal in new Jersey. The three Inch gun was believed to be an experimental rifled Cannon. In 1926 a Campaign began to relocate the Monument and Cannon to the Hilltop where the Church once stood but that did t happen. The cemetery acquired property and expanded to fill that space. Several years ago the Cannon was removed from its original spot. A refurbished Cannon and rebuilt Chassis were relocated to the North Beaver township building and athletic Complex in 2010. A a now the township is responsible for it and oversees the Cannon a said township Secretary Nellie Gagliano. Miller said he and How Ard Strohecker moved the Cannon several years ago refurbished it and placed it on township property. Quot someone from the . Army came in a Miller said. Quot they said the Cannon is on loan to the municipality but it is still owned by the . Army and said it must be on Public Miller said head like to see it returned to the Monument but has no problem with its current location. He does have a problem with the Contention that the Cannon is still property. Quot i have documentation that the grand of the Republic the local civil War veterans bought it for $1,000 Back in the Day a he said. Miller said the Cannon now painted Black is made of a a Bronzy alloys blend of Metal and the rifling inside could contain some Silver. Quot ten years ago someone offered the township $20,000 for it. I told them i d outbid whatever offer they got by $1. It belongs Here and ii go to court to keep it Here if i have email Lowry Neshannock residents warned to lock doors at passenger injured in rollover iwo separate incidents of men possibly attempt my Home robbery or invasion were reported to Neshannock township police this week. Police said thursday they were contacted by residents reporting the two incidents. Police were told two men arriving in a White truck came to their doors. One Man knocked at the front door claiming to be delivering a package while the other Man tried to get into the Back door. Both residents told police Al doors were locked and neither party was Able to get inside the House. On each account police said both men got Back into their truck and left. Police warn residents to keep All doors locked and to report any suspicious activity by calling 911. A Man thrown from an All terrain vehicle was flown to St. Eliza Beth Youngstown Hospital on Friday. According to the Shenango township police department Lance Chatkin 42, of Jeannette was the Pas Senger on an at driven by Terry Hill 32, no address available. Police said they Are still investigating the Accident but said the at was southbound on old Pittsburgh Road about 3 Friday when the Driver lost Mother of toddler found dead ordered to trial Pittsburgh apr the Mother of a 3-year old Pennsylvania girl found dead in a Ravine two months ago was ordered to stand trial on charges she smothered the girl Likely by squeezing her after becoming angry about having to help the toddler clean herself after using the toilet a Ridge ruled Friday. Assistant Allegheny county District attorney Kevin Chernosky said evidence shows Adriene Williams 26, of Wilkinsburg. Heil about her whereabouts on june 14, and that bits of Watermelon and the girls Dan later found on Williams urn form work Shin strongly suggest she asphyxiated the girl. The evidence is a consistent with someone squeezing the life and someone squeezing the last meal out of that child Quot Chernosky argued. District judge David Barton agreed and ordered Williams to stand trial on charges of criminal homicide evidence tampering and abuse of a Corpse. Raiford insisted after Ward that Williams did t kill her daughter. Adrionna. Quot she plead not guilty and she continues to plead not guilty Quot Raiford said. Control while negotiating a curve causing it to Roll Over. A helicopter called to the scene landed at the intersection of Harmony Baptist and old Pittsburgh roads to take the Accident victim . The Driver refused treatment at the scene police said. The police were assisted by the Shenan go township Volunteer fire department Law rence county sheriffs office and two a in in Lance services. A j it Ca Hope Lye it Quot property Olive Ting from the a re male be collect every piece and you could win Camey Floral of signs tour Rah ism s. Mitt St tort 7244124412 my my Mem sews Inch Psi amp amay Floral designs a liflwan1 724-652-8412 a Rte l0�� what we do.,.�?� 1006 8. 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