With the help of several foundations and a big contribution from city and county taxpayers the August Wilson Center is now under new ownership.
The bank holding the delinquent mortgage on the debt-ridden August Wilson Center for African American Culture is now in control of the property following a sheriff’s sale on Monday.
Pittsburgh School Board member Mark Brentley told the conservator appointed by the courts to handle a possible sale of the August Wilson Center that at least an ad hoc committee of the board is interested in finding out what it would take to buy the facility.
Some Lawrence County residents are upset with the decision to close Ellwood City Hospital’s obstetrics department. Forty-four hospitals statewide have already done the same thing.