October 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

AG Shapiro: ‘No one is above the law’

District Attorney Miles Karson is accused of “using his position of authority” to influence district judges, police officers, attorneys and witnesses in various criminal cases, in an attempt to protect a Greenville woman with whom the sta More...

County’s first-ever CIT grads ready to put training to work in the field

SHARON — For 15 Mercer County law enforcement officers, the daily routine of putting on their uniforms now involves an extra step.  Each officer who graduated from the county’s first Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training Friday wil More...

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Today is the 294th day of 2017 and the 30th day of autumn.  TODAY’S HISTORY   In 1879, Thomas Edison successfully tested an electric lightbulb.  More...

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Reynolds upsets Hickory ahead of playoffs

HERMITAGE — Run down a list of challenges they had issued themselves throughout the season. Pick out their most glaring weaknesses, their strengths that hadn’t translated to as many wins as they wanted.  More...

Trojans cap regular season with big win in Mercer

MERCER — The game was quickly decided in the first quarter when Josh Christner’s opening kickoff return for a touchdown set the tone for Greenville’s 56-21 win over Mercer Friday at Mercer High School. More...

Lady Sailors finish campaign undefeated

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Volleyball  Lakeview 3, Farrell 0   SANDY LAKE TOWNSHIP — The Lady Sailors volleyball team used a strong senior-night showing Thursday to end the regular season unscathed. More...

Business Week thrills all students at GHS

Greenville High School’s annual Business Week challenges seniors to create businesses and design products that they’ll ultimately market to their fellow students and judges at an expo.  But beyond that, according to Principal Brian T More...

DA reasserts innocence amid charges

BUTLER — Having faced a “deluge” of requests for comment, District Attorney Miles Karson and his attorney gathered the media Friday afternoon in Butler, to reassert his innocence and reassert his plans to stay at the job. More...

Good Shepherd Center director to depart at end of December

While she started as a volunteer, walking in one day asking if there was a need at the Good Shepherd Center, Mary Ann Peace said that she never dreamed that she would one day become its director.  After a time as a volunteer, Peace was named it More...

 

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Taste of the Holidays offers samples from businesses around the county

COOLPSRING TOWNSHIP — Thirteen food vendors and 19 crafters and direct sales businesses greeted 200- plus guests at the thirdannual Taste of the Holidays Thursday evening at the Mercer County Career Center.  The event, sponsored by the Mer More...

R-A to take on debate format for Greenville council event  Free Access 

While most candidate question- and- answer sessions locally have been forums, with a heavy slate of issues facing Greenville Borough Council candidates, The Record-Argus is hoping a debate format will dig deeper. More...

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Miss one of the top stories of the week? Here are some of The Record-Argus’ most-read articles:   CP officials debunk recent social media rumors, Oct. 17, http://bit.ly/2yEMFWN  More...

Obituaries

Robert W. Shearer

Robert W. Shearer, 91, of North Keel Ridge Road, Hermitage, passed away at 1:27 p.m. on Friday, Oct. More...

SERVICES

SMITH — Edward J., 58, of Apex, N.C. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be in St. Michael Cemetery. More...

Community

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Quentin Steider, son of Khrystyna Augustine and Luke Steider, both of Cochranton, celebrated his first birthday Friday, Oct. More...

ORGANIZATIONAL NEWS

Stony Point Grange meeting Thursday   DELAWARE TOWNSHIP — The members of the Stony Point Grange 1694 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Grange hall, Kremis Road.  More...

BIRTHS

The Birth Place at UPMC Horizon   Paisley Lorraine Goda, daughter of Kylee Goda and Marc Smith, both of Greenville, was born Oct. More...