A Respect for the Past. A Cornerstone for the Future. Chartered 1938.

We Can Do It – WWII exhibit

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By Lorraine Petrus (LCHS Board of Directors) Our We Can Do It! World War II Exhibit is full of displays, events, programs and speakers. Complete Program Information is listed below…

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Brig Gen Ralph Pope

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) Ralph Michael Angelo Papa (Pope) was born in West Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on July 22,1920 to Italian immigrants Raffaele “Ralph” and Rose (Santina) Papa. Ralph…

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Rear Admiral Robert Shumaker
Robert Harper Shumaker

Rear Admiral Robert Shumaker

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) Robert Harper Shumaker was born May 11, 1933 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, where his parents, Alvah M. and Eleanor, were a lawyer and a…

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Civil War Stories by Local Historians
Judy Foster: Enon Valley Community Historical Society & Little Beaver Historical Society

Civil War Stories by Local Historians

By Kathleen Mooney, LCHS Webmaster The Historical Society has produced a Civil War Presentation available for viewing on YouTube. Take a trip back in time and spend 12 minutes with…

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Martyred – WWII the Phillipines
Thomas J. Rocks<br />New Castle High School<br />1924

Martyred – WWII the Phillipines

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By Betty Hoover DiRisio, LCHS Volunteer Fifteen Years to Priesthood Thomas J. Rocks, seen here in his 1924 high school graduation photo, was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania, to Hugh…

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