Grove City police report scam hitting area
GROVE CITY – Grove City Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday passed on a scam warning to area businesses from Grove City police.
A man is contacting businesses and asking them to sponsor his race car for $150 to $200, the chamber said in a news release. The man has been going by several different names but has been identified as Dennison Wheeler, who the chamber said does not have a race car but is simply taking money from businesses.
Anyone who has been approached by someone seeking sponsorship ads for a race car or who has already paid for an ad is asked to contact Grove City policeman Chris Taggart at 724-458-7925.
Mercer ‘Boomtown’ meeting today
MERCER – Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce invites the public to its next “Boomtown” meeting at 6:30 p.m. today in Mercer County Career Center, Coolspring Township.
The working session will focus on future development of Mercer.
RSVP and questions: 724-662-4185 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Grove City police report scam hitting area
City zoners give nod to Speedway signs
Speedway cleared a hurdle Thursday when city zoners granted a variance for signs at the company’s gas station and convenience store proposed for downtown Sharon.
Natural gas rates drop 5.6 pct.
National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. on Thursday announced it lowered residential natural gas rates by 5.6 percent, effective today through October.
Authority takes action against consultant, contractor
Hermitage Municipal Authority last week authorized legal action against its consulting engineer and the general contractor concerning damage to two pieces of equipment installed during the recent expansion of the Hermitage Water Pollution Control Plant.
Planning commission OKs rezoning 2 lots
Hermitage Planning Commission on Monday recommended only partial approval of Frederick A. George’s request to rezone three lots in LindenPointe business park.
Hermitage rezoning request must provide more details
Hermitage Planning Commission has asked for more details before making a recommendation on a rezoning request – details that typically would accompany a different kind of submission.
Is a new Social Security card in your cards?
To help combat the rising threat of fraud and identity theft, Social Security will no longer issue Social Security number printouts beginning in August 2014.
2 local farms on grazing tour
Penn Soil RC&D Executive Director Wes Ramsey announced that a Northwest Pennsylvania Project: Grass Grazing Field Day and Tour will be held July 17, featuring two farms in Mercer County.
Gannon small business center moving office to Greenville
In an abrupt move, Gannon University Small Business Development Center said Monday the organization is moving its local office out of the Penn-Northwest Development Corp. Professional Center in Coolspring Township to Greenville.
Sharon Regional rates AHA award
Sharon Regional Health System has received the Mission: Lifeline Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.
SharonSteel Foundation creates $1 million Penn State scholarship
The SharonSteel Foundation has committed to give $1 million to Penn State Shenango to create the SharonSteel Foundation Trustee Scholarship, the local college campus announced Thursday.
Subdivision could put an end to access dispute
A dispute over access to the rear of a South Hermitage Road business plaza that arose when Speedway LLC announced plans to build a gas station and convenience store next door is headed toward a long-term resolution.
Tourist Agency honoring two of its own at annual dinner
Mercer County’s tourist agency will honor two of its own at the organization’s upcoming annual dinner to be held June 12, at Gallery Grille in Greenville.
Business briefs from May 22, 2014
FNB declares dividend, elects directors
Emclaire Financial Corp. declares dividend
Large real estate deals recorded
Large separate real estate transfers were recorded recently in Mercer County.
FNB Corp. posts record earnings in first quarter
FNB Corp. reported Wednesday its first-quarter earnings were up a sharp 21 percent due to its buyout of BCSB Bancorp Inc. and loan growth.
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