• collage of images around the area
  • Downtown Business Association

  • New Castle Downtown Business Association Logo
  • New Castle Downtown Business Association
    325 East Washington Street, New Castle, PA 16101

    President - Pasquale "Pat" Amabile, III, Shipping Depot +
    Vice President - Amy Stapleton, Wesbanco
    Treasurer - Alex McCoy, LC Regional Chamber
    Secretary - Melissa Hamilton, Wesbanco
    Community Relations - Angie Urban, New Visions for Lawrence County

  • Downtown Business Association
  • Mission

    "The Downtown Business Association of New Castle is a collection of stakeholders who actively collaborate to create a vibrant and thriving community in our urban core."


    "The association serves as a networking opportunity, source of education, united voice for advocacy, and shared marketing. It engages in activities which promote a health retail and service climate, as well as, a downtown that is clean, green, and safe."

    • Speakers from other downtowns who are thriving (for example: Youngstown, Ohio)
    • Representatives from DBA attend City council/County Commissioners meetings
    • Meet and Greet events
    • Lunch on the road - host meetings at downtown businesses
    • Business spotlights - invite non-attendees to attend and offer 5-10 minutes to give information about their downtown business
    • Social media presence - Facebook group/page
    • Point person to serve as 'marketing gate keeper' (for example: Volant, PA)
    • Host family-friendly events
    • Work closer with Duquesne Small Business Development Center
    • Support beautification efforts downtown (light pole banners, flowers, place-making initiatives, etc.)
  • Meetings

    The New Castle DBA meetings take place monthly on the second Tuesday of each month. Check the Chamber's Calendar of Events for upcoming meetings and events.

    Past Meeting Minutes
  • Downtown NC by Antwan Gardner
  • New Castle DBA in the News:

  • Upcoming Events Upcoming Events

  • Downtown Business Association Resources

  • Downtown Revitalization Downtown Revitalization