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2 commissioners talk up getting word out, helpline
In what Commissioner Matt McConnell called the “everyday mundane business of running the county” two of the three county officials discussed everything from the 2-1-1 helpline to parking problems to building sheep pens to the idea of using social media to spread information to residents.Continued ...
Mom sentenced to prison, rehab
A Mercer woman who pleaded guilty to charges she caused an accident while high on drugs with her four kids in the car will “be out on probation very quickly,” the judge said.Continued ...
Testimony heard on billboard appeal
Images of the Old West flew like bullets from a six-shooter as a Westmoreland County company asked the Hermitage Zoning Hearing Board to shoot down the city’s zoning ordinance.Continued ...
Man made funny money, cops say
A Hempfield Township man has been charged by three police departments with making and/or passing counterfeit bills in Mercer County.Continued ...
Worshippers will again fill former synagogue
The temple in Sharon that served Jewish families until last June will be sheltering a Christian congregation when they hold their first worship service there on Sunday.Continued ...
- 2 commissioners talk up getting word out, helpline
Boys PIAA basketball preview boxes
Who: Farrell (22-3) vs. Montour (16-8).Continued ...
What: Opening round.
When: 7:30 p.m. today.
Where: Sharon High’s Tiger Gymnasium.
Hickory, Mercer, KC girls PIAA playoff boxes
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Who: Hickory (25-0) vs. Greater Johnstown (11-14).
What: PIAA Playoffs, 1st round.
When: 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Slippery Rock University.
Shannonhouse's Steelers set for statewide stage
With the approaching spring, a young man’s fancy turns to ... what else? The PIAA playoffs. And when Shenango Valley scholastic basketball aficionados think of the postseason they think of Farrell.Continued ...
Recently at E.J. McCluskey Gymnasium, the banners above were blowing in the breeze — ’52 ... ’54 ... ’56 ... ’59 ... ’60 ... ’69 ... ’72 — swaying as sprinting players created a vacuum of air rising from the floor. Melodramatic maybe, but there’s a feeling at Farrell that harkens back to the heyday when playoff success was a rite of passage.
- Boys PIAA basketball preview boxes
VIDEO: Kentucky AG holds back tears, announces he won't defend marriage ban
In a tearful statement that went viral this week, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced that he would not defend his state's ban on gay marriage in court. Conway made the announcement after a federal judge ruled that Kentucky must recognize same sex marriages performed in other states. However, Gov. Steve Beshear said he will hire private attorneys to appeal the judge's order.
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