New Castle, Pennsylvania

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New Castle is a city in and the county seat of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States.wikipedia
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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

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New Castle is a city in and the county seat of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States.
The county seat is New Castle.

Zambelli Fireworks

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Also located in New Castle is Zambelli Fireworks, which was founded in New Castle.
Zambelli Fireworks is a fireworks company based in New Castle, Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.

Cascade Center

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New Castle has recently opened Zambelli Plaza near the Cascade Center in 2007 in honor of the Zambelli family's accomplishments.
The Cascade Center at the Riverplex is an indoor and outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment complex located in downtown New Castle, Pennsylvania.

Neshannock Creek (Shenango River tributary)

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He discovered that the original survey had neglected to stake out approximately 50 acre at the confluence of the Shenango River and the Neshannock Creek, at that time a part of Allegheny County.

New Castle Junior/Senior High School

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Some of these buildings have been torn down since its addition to the register, with the most notable examples being torn down for the construction of the New Castle High School and the construction of a Speedway gas station.
New Castle Junior/Senior High School is a public school located in New Castle, Pennsylvania in Lawrence County.

Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad

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In the 1870s, the city became a major hub of the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad.
From there it followed the Beaver River to just south of New Castle, Pennsylvania, where it then followed the Mahoning River west-northwest, crossing into Ohio just east of Lowellville.

Shenango Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

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These include Neshannock Township to the north, Hickory Township to the northeast, Shenango Township to the southeast, Taylor Township to the south-southwest, North Beaver Township to the east-southwest, and Union Township to the west.
Shenango Township is situated between the city of New Castle to the north and the borough of Ellwood City to the south.

Pyrotecnico

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Despite recent economic challenges, the city continues to serve as the headquarters of Pyrotecnico Fireworks, the winner of the 2008 Gold Jupiter, awarded at the world's most prestigious fireworks venue: LaRonde in Montreal, Canada.
Pyrotecnico is a professional fireworks company based in New Castle, Pennsylvania.

Scottish Rite Cathedral (New Castle, Pennsylvania)

Scottish Rite Cathedral
The Lawrence County Courthouse, North Hill Historic District, and Scottish Rite Cathedral are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States, was designed by Milwaukee architect R. G. Schmidt and built in 1925.

Pittsburgh, Harmony, Butler and New Castle Railway

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In 1908 New Castle was linked to Pittsburgh by the Pittsburgh, Harmony, Butler and New Castle Railway, an interurban trolley line.
The Pittsburgh, Harmony, Butler and New Castle Railway, commonly called the Harmony Line, was a broad gauge interurban streetcar line connecting Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States to Butler and New Castle via Harmony and a split at Evans City.

North Hill Historic District (New Castle, Pennsylvania)

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The Lawrence County Courthouse, North Hill Historic District, and Scottish Rite Cathedral are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The North Hill Historic District is a residential neighborhood in the city of New Castle, Pennsylvania, that was entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.

Pittsburgh-New Castle-Weirton, PA-OH-WV Combined Statistical Area

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New Castle also anchors the northwestern part of the Pittsburgh-New Castle-Weirton, PA-WV-OH Combined Statistical Area.
The former mill towns of the Beaver Valley as well as the cities of New Castle, Steubenville, and Weirton, and their environs also have noticeably low median household income compared to the rest of the region.

U.S. Route 224

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The revitalization of downtown also saw two major routes into the city, Pennsylvania Route 65 and U.S. Route 224, which have both had their terminus extended into downtown since the start of 2007.
It currently runs for 289 mi from Huntington, Indiana, at US 24 to New Castle, Pennsylvania, at US 422 Business (US 422 Bus.) and Pennsylvania Route 18 (PA 18).

Pennsylvania Route 65

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The revitalization of downtown also saw two major routes into the city, Pennsylvania Route 65 and U.S. Route 224, which have both had their terminus extended into downtown since the start of 2007.
The route, traveling north–south from the Interstate 279/U.S. Route 19 Truck (I-279/US 19 Truck) concurrency in Pittsburgh north to the PA 108/PA 168 concurrency in New Castle, connects downtown Pittsburgh to the northwestern portion of the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area.

Lawrence County Courthouse (Pennsylvania)

Lawrence County Courthouse
The Lawrence County Courthouse, North Hill Historic District, and Scottish Rite Cathedral are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Lawrence County Courthouse is a historic courthouse building located at New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

South New Castle, Pennsylvania

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Also to the south is the border with South New Castle Borough.
South New Castle is primarily a residential neighborhood which lies south of the city of New Castle.

New Castle Area School District

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The city itself is served by the New Castle Area School District, with several townships in the county served by their respective school districts.
The district serves the city of New Castle and Taylor Township.

Neshannock Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

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These include Neshannock Township to the north, Hickory Township to the northeast, Shenango Township to the southeast, Taylor Township to the south-southwest, North Beaver Township to the east-southwest, and Union Township to the west. The district consists of 91 blocks between Falls Street near Downtown New Castle to Fairmont Avenue near Neshannock Township.
Homes in Neshannock range from city street living on the edge of New Castle to larger country-style houses with several acres.

Beaver and Erie Canal

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Business in New Castle began to flourish in the early 19th century with the construction of the canal system, which made its way through the city.
New Castle, which the Beaver and Erie served, was the eastern terminus of Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal, which ran 91 mi west to the Ohio and Erie Canal in Ohio.

Black Hand (extortion)

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Italian laborers of the era were frequent victims of the Black Hand society, which employed blackmail and extortion to rob the workers of their pay.
In 1907, a Black Hand headquarters was discovered in Hillsville, Pennsylvania, a village located a few miles west of New Castle, Pennsylvania.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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New Castle is primarily served by five post-secondary education facilities: the New Castle Beauty School for cosmetology students in downtown, the New Castle School of Trades for technical trades in Pulaski Township, the Jameson School of Nursing (owned and operated by UPMC Jameson) within the city, and the Lawrence County branch of Butler County Community College, which opened in 2008 in Union Township and serves as a primary community college to Lawrence County.
Since then, UPMC's growth has continued, including a merger with Mercy Hospital in 2008; the opening of new Children's Hospital facilities in 2009; the integrations of Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pennsylvania, in 2011, Altoona Regional Health System in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in 2013, and Jameson Health System in New Castle, Pennsylvania, in 2016; along with the continued expansion of overseas operations and for-profit business ventures.

Shenango River

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He discovered that the original survey had neglected to stake out approximately 50 acre at the confluence of the Shenango River and the Neshannock Creek, at that time a part of Allegheny County.
Below that dam, the Shenango flows southwestwardly through the communities of Sharpsville and Sharon (near which it briefly enters Trumbull County, Ohio); then south-southeastwardly past Farrell, Wheatland and West Middlesex into Lawrence County, where it passes New Castle and Oakland.

F.N.B. Corporation

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The downtown area has also become the home of several bank offices, hosting the regional headquarters of Huntington, FirstMerit, and First Commonwealth (all descended from banks formerly based in the city but later acquired) as well as branches for PNC Bank and First National Bank.
Around this time, the First National Bank of Western Pennsylvania in nearby New Castle changed its name to First Western Bank to avoid confusion; that bank is now part of Huntington Bancshares after several other mergers.

West Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

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New Castle Area also serves nearby Taylor Township, which includes West Pittsburg.
It is located along the banks of the Beaver River just 5 mi south of New Castle.

Youngstown, Ohio

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Located 50 mi northwest of Pittsburgh near the Pennsylvania–Ohio border just 18 mi east of Youngstown, Ohio.
Youngstown is served by 10 television stations, three of which are repeaters of TV stations in other cities, and a fourth coming in the near future from Pittsburgh NBC affiliate WPXI in nearby New Castle, Pennsylvania, that would easily penetrate Youngstown pending FCC approval.