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Future Home Rule commission members should be ready to study  Free Access 

If Greenville voters decide in May to take the next step toward Home Rule, they’ll also have to create a Home Rule study commission. What would that commission be and who would serve on it? More...

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Today is the 53rd day of 2018 and the 64th day of winter.  TODAY’S HISTORY   In 1819, Spain signed the Adams-Onis Treaty, ceding Florida to the United States and redefining the boundary between U.S. More...

The linking factor: The use of guns

The massacre at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, which has claimed at least 17 lives, was the 18th school shooting in America this year.  More...

Education

KINDNESS MATTERS TO THE GREENVILLE BUILDERS CLUB

A group of students from the Greenville Builders Club recently stayed after school to prepare positive and kind messages on pink sticky notes, as part of an kindness outreach, according to Kim Ohr, the Builders Club advisor.  More...

CP ACADEMIC DECATHLON TEAM EARNS MEDALS, SPOT AT STATE TOURNEY

ALBION, Pa. More...

Sirius: Dog Star and brightest star

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February evenings are a grand time to see Sirius.  It’s hard to miss as the brightest star in Earth’s sky.  Jim Livingstone in Custer, South Dakota, wrote Feb. More...

WALK THIS WAY

Girl Scouts’ pedestrian safety study nets them Silver Awards

Four Greenville Girl Scouts — Alaina Gregory, Grace Mariacher, Nicolina Risavi and Danielle Ficeti — who have been together seven years, tackled the issue of poorly-marked crosswalks near Greenville High School for their Silver Awards project. More...

Faith, fraternity, food and more in Friday’s Insight

What does community look like in northern Mercer County? Is it faith-based? Is it recreational? Is it fraternal and sororal? More...

 

News

GOP leaders request hold on Pennsylvania congressional map

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature on Wednesday asked the U.S. More...

Florida school shooting survivors are not ‘crisis actors’

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Two students who survived the Florida school shooting and spoke publicly about it are not “crisis actors,” despite the claims of several conspiracy-oriented sites and an aide to a Florida lawmaker.  More...

Toomey eyes reviving gun background check legislation

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. More...

Obituaries

John R. ‘Jack’ Pressler

John R. “Jack” Pressler, 79, of Sherbondy Road, Greene Township, Greenville, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Feb. More...

SERVICES

ZARECKY — Eileen R., 86, formerly of Columbia Avenue, Greenville.  More...

Sports

NASCAR heads to Atlanta after Daytona 500

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Austin Dillon is still celebrating his Daytona 500 victory and Bubba Wallace is relishing his sudden breakout as NASCAR’s newest star.  Denny Hamlin? More...

Nance Jr. and other new Cavaliers ready for home debuts

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Larry Nance Jr. has run into an unexpected snag since joining the Cavaliers.  More...

LeBron on NBA playoff re-seeding: “Let’s not get too crazy”

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James has only followed an Eastern route to the NBA Finals.  He doesn’t want to see that change.  More...