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June 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Commentary

July 26, 1974: Marathon hiker given cordial welcome here

FROM THE ARCHIVES

A desire to meet people and escape from social dependency are providing the motivation while a pack horse and sturdy hiking boots are providing the propulsion for a young man who walked through the Greenville area yesterday on his way to the West Coa More...

Obituaries

Elsie J. Scofield

Elsie J. Scofield, age 88, of Maple Drive, Hempfield Township, passed away Sunday morning, June 25, 2017, in St. More...

Beatrice E. (Knappenberger) Shearer

Beatrice E. (Knappenberger) Shearer, 98, of Greenville, formerly of Kittanning, Hadley, and Clarks Mills, died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at St. Paul’s Home in Greenville.  She was born on Sept. More...

Lois Irene Whyte

Lois Irene (Cornelius) Whyte, 67, of Mercer, Coolspring Township, passed away unexpectedly at Avalon Springs, Coolspring Township, on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at 12:26 p.m.  Born in Ellwood City, Pa., on Oct. More...

Community

Harthegig Conservation Club members recognized at annual sportsmen’s banquet

WEST MIDDLESEX — During the 2017 Mercer County Federation of Sportsmen banquet recently, several members of the Harthegig Conservation Club were recognized for their service and involvement.  More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Jamestown fireworks July 1   WEST SHENANGO TOWNSHIP — The annual fireworks at Pymatuning State Park will begin at dusk Saturday, July 1.  In the event of rain, the fireworks will be held Sunday, July 2. More...

CLASS MEETINGS

PHS Class of 1955 meets Wednesday   The Penn High School Class of 1955 will meet for lunch at noon Wednesday at the Carini’s Restaurant on Main Street.  The class meets on the last Wednesday of each month. More...

HEY, HEY, STONEBORO

STONEBORO — (Above) Members of the Lakeview education association escorted Yogi Bear through the Stoneboro Celebration parade Saturday, while (right) Bob and Judy Poole drove their 1902 Oldsmobile in the parade and wore clothing to match the er More...

The ABCs of animal first aid: Airway, Breathing, Circulation

Animal response team hosts class on basics of helping animals

STONEBORO — Being prepared to handle anything — from a pet that may have been rescued from a burning building, to farm animals running loose on the highway — takes special training, so the Mercer County Animal Response Team (CART) a More...

 

News

AP analysis: Pa. gerrymander gave GOP a big boost

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A map of congressional districts drawn by Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature helped the GOP win nearly three more of the state’s U.S. More...

AP analysis finds partisan map-making advantage in Ohio, too

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A political map-making process controlled by Ohio Republicans resulted in the party winning nearly two more U.S. More...

War and waste: Cautionary tales as US ponders Afghan boost

WASHINGTON (AP) — One shirt, one pair of pants.  Those are the basics for outfitting an Afghan soldier. More...

Sports

Kevin Harvick wins at Sonoma for first victory of season

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Harvick returned to victory lane for the first time this season with a dominating run Sunday on the road course at Sonoma Raceway.  More...

I guess I never really left

Like Plato and Aristotle before him, the great philosopher (and film star) of my generation James Todd Smith, otherwise known by his nom de plume “LL Cool J”, penned the words, “Don't call it a comeback/I've been here for years.&rdq More...

Twins sweep Indians, take first place in AL Central

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ervin Santana and Minnesota made themselves at home in Cleveland. More...