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February 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Greenville council hosts info meeting on Home Rule

Meeting is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at senior center

Greenville voters face a big decision in May — do they want to put together a commission to look at Home Rule, or leave it alone?  To make sure voters have as much information as they can get, Greenville Borough Council is hosting a specia More...

Mercer board sees broad benefits to having two full-time officers in schools

MERCER — At its March 13 meeting, Mercer Borough Council will vote on a proposed contract between itself and the Mercer Area School District, potentially bumping the schools’ police coverage up from two part-time officers to two full-time More...

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WORLD ALMANAC DATA BANK

Today is the 48th day of 2018 and the 59th day of winter.  TODAY’S HISTORY   In 1801, the U.S. More...

Budget pact threatens U.S. fiscal future

The budget agreement that ended the second federal government shutdown of the year was instructive. More...

Sports

Sailors rout Union City to move on in District 10 playoffs, face Cambridge

SANDY LAKE TOWNSHIP — The Lakeview Sailors made some history Friday night after they routed Union City 61-30 in the opening round of the District 10 2A playoffs at Lakeview High School.  The win marked the first time a Lakeview team, in an More...

Freese thinks Pirates need sense of urgency

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — David Freese thinks the Pittsburgh Pirates need to have a serious mindset adjustment if they want to compete in the stacked NL Central.  More...

Commodore Perry, Reynolds lead section tourneys, Mustangs, Raiders eliminated in basketball

DISTRICT 10 WRESTLING

Panthers top Trojans on Day 1   More...

Casey: Dems feel concern for rural voters’ needs

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP — Springfield Township is home to an outlet mall, hotels and breweries, but its township building is located on Old Ash Road, a thin and windy route.  More...

Sheriff’s public safety training for residents starts Monday

MERCER — For Sheriff Gary Hartman, along with other Mercer County law enforcement officials, fielding calls about personal safety, gun ownership, firearms and social media safety is part of the job.  More...

Some Jamestown board members sour on contract with borough police

JAMESTOWN — As talks continue between the Jamestown Borough Police and the Jamestown Area School Board, some board members remain reluctant to enter into an agreement with the department, which proposes placing a Jamestown officer in its schools. More...

 

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FBI says it failed to investigate tip on Florida shooting suspect

PARKLAND, Fla. More...

Trump visits Fla. hospital two days after attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived at a Florida hospital to meet medical professionals two days after a deadly shooting at a Broward County high school.  More...

Officials: Tornado touched down in Fayette Co.

UNIONTOWN, Pa. More...

Obituaries

John ‘Jack’ Harold Lewis

John “Jack” Harold Lewis, 65, died unexpectedly, yet peacefully, at his Adamsville home on February 15, 2018.  Jack was born on Dec. More...

Eric Mason

Eric Mason, 69, of Renfrew, Pa., Butler County, formerly of Greenville, passed away on Friday morning, Feb, 16, 2018, at his residence.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Osborne- Williams Funeral Home and Cremation Services, More...

Marian Osborne

Marian Osborne, 92 1/2, passed away on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at 2:48 a.m. in Orchard Manor, Grove City.  Marian was born to George Haggerty and LeIda Saul Slater on Aug. More...

Community

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Kids Night Out Saturday   HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP — The New Beginnings Church on Hamburg Road will host its Kids Night Out from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday.  More...

Kassi Tofani named to fall 2017 Dean’s List at Gannon

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ERIE — Kassi Tofani, a biomedical engineering student at Gannon University, was named a Dean’s List School in the College of Engineering and Business for the fall 2017 semester with a 4.0 average.  She has also been invited to be ind More...

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