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New Castle News (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, New Castle, Pennsylvania Lucas Greenawalt right will get his diploma june 4 from Union High school. It will be a bittersweet moment without the presence of his brother. Staff sgt Edward d. Mills jr., left who was killed in Afghanistan on May 26,2011. Union senior overcomes family tragedy by in Genie Pezzuto new Castle news words of an older brother can be forever Impact Ful. It is especially True when that brother Isnit coming Home. When Lucas Greenawalt gets his diploma from Union High school on june 4, graduating with a 4.0 average there will be erne empty chair at the ceremonies. Greenaway s brother. Staff sgt. Edward d. Mills jr., then 29, was killed in Afghanistan on May 26,2011. Its a Day that shattered the world of Kathie Greenawalt and her family. Her oldest son was gone. For her youngest child Lucas it was especially difficult because he looked up to Mills a who was is years older a As a hero and father figure. During the last conversation the two had on armed forces Day which was on the previous saturday he offered a 14-year-old Lucas some Wisdom. A do Well in school stay out of trouble never go Down the Back Road and if you lose your Cool you lose the he told Lucas. A Lucas was eddies Little prot go and he listened to everything Eddie said a Kathie explained. A i could have gone the other Way but i did no to Quot Lucas said adding that one reason he kept up his grades was to Honor his brother. A i did no to want to go in any other Quot do Well in school stay out of trouble never go Down Tho tack Rood and of you Toto your Cool you loot Tho fight words of Wisdom offered by staff sgt Edward d. Mitts or. To his brother then 14-year-old Lucas Greenawalt during Mill s last visit according to their Mother Kathie Greenawalt direction. It would have destroyed myself and been dishonourable to although in some ways Lucas remained in denial about eddies death according to Kathie he managed to not Only stay on the straight and narrow but achieve High academic status. In turn that perseverance led to his receiving a $40,000 alumni scholarship awarded for academic excellence to Geneva College the Alma mater of his other brother the Rev. Jarod Mills. Dealing with reality this memorial Day resonates with the entire Greenawalt family As they Marie four years since Eddie died. Tragedy Page a8 by David Bure haul new Castle news although he does no to have a Good leg to stand on Vietnam Veteran Robert Walters keeps moving Forward. The former Marine from new Castle has persevered through an inordinate amount of hardships a the amputation of a right leg the loss of four toes on his left foot quadruple bypass surgery cancer of the lungs diabetes and diminishing sight in both eyes. Perhaps the Only thing More difficult than dealing with his multitude of physical problems has been coping with the mental toll his War experiences have taken in the aftermath of one of the most tumultuous periods in american history. Walters 68, served two Tours on the battlefields of Southeast Asia enlisting right out of new Castle High school 50 years ago next sunday. Since his father and two uncles had served in world War la Walters planned to follow in their footsteps. A i had no idea what or where Vietnam was a Walters said a a in a never heard dmm Bure Hun Newcastle no is Vietnam vet continues to overcome obstacles linked to his time in Southeast Asia of after four bloody years a bigger Issue surfaced a he would never be Able to forget the damned place. Reporting for duty Walters reported to Paris Island for Boot Camp then to Camp Pendleton. Calif., for special training before departing for Vietnam in August 1965. A i was ready because i legacy Page a2 Vietnam Veteran Robert Walters is still going Strong despite a number of physical ailments. since 1880 vol. 135 no. 227 newsstand 754 monday May 25,2015 Happy memorial Day to our readers new Castle news service legacy for half a Century this Neon sign stood Over new Butler Road welcoming bowlers to the Shenango bowl a Way. Time local More memories. A a Hall of Fame inductees had time of their lives on the alleys As a Bowling is family affair for Krolicki As a Herd in the alleys wandering bovines As a bowlers recall glory Days on the lanes coming tomorrow Frame recalling Bowling alleys by luge no Pozzuto new Castle news finding entertainment in new Castle in the 1940s or 1950s was easy to do. Five movie Heaters showed the latest films retail stores lined East Washington and surrounding streets and dances were a popular event at Cascade Park and Halls such As swing lobby. And if you wanted to bowl a few games you did no to have to look far. On a summer night when the doors were open there was no mistaking the sounds. Balls rolling Down the lanes. Pins smashing. Laughter. Then there were the goals. Getting that spare. Not stepping Over the foul line. Seeking the holy grail of Bowling a the 300 game. Behind the scenes Bowling Page a6 Dante Marangoni sr., 83 Enon Valley Diane Mcclelland 74, Pittsburgh James r. Mccracken 58, Neshannock township Ann j. Naples 92, new Castle Genevieve b. Wiech 81, new Castle see Page a5 news tip dial 724 654-6651 classified b4-b10 a puzzles b8 a Horoscope b7 a Community a9-a11 a comics a7 a opinion a4 a sports b1-b3knowingis simply the first step. Make the very bes breast Choice

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