Rookie of Year & MVP

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS Board Member & Volunteer) Richie “Dick” Allen Richie “Dick” Allen was born on March 8, 1942 in Wampum Pennsylvnaia and attended Wampum High School. He…

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African Storytelling

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Join us February 12 as we celebrate Black History Month with African Storytelling Charlotte Sheffield wears many hats. She is a teacher, a funeral director, an advocate and board director,…

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The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen

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JOIN US 7 pm On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 when Jean Speight, local historian and a retired New Castle School District teacher, presents, "The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen." The…

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Book Signing at the Ice Cream Social

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Signing to Benefit Lawrence County Historical Society Coauthors, Susan Urbanek Linville and Elizabeth Hoover DiRisio, have scheduled a book signing for their new publication, In Hot Pursuit, The Hidden History…

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Twenty Extraordinary African American Women!

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"The history of women's contributions to this nation has not been limited to the struggle of women's right alone. Our nation owes whatever prosperity, enlightenment and success it has achieved…

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Early Years of Black Cinema

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  "Films featuring Black performers and images at the beginning of the 20th century portrayed African Americans in insulting stereotypes. This program will take a look at and discuss some…

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