United Way holds economic summit on early childhood
Dr. Barbara Minzenberg, deputy secretary of the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning, will be the keynote speaker at the United Way of Mercer County’s 4th Annual Economic Summit on Early Childhood Investment.
New Pizza Hut to reopen today
The Pizza Hut restaurant in Hermitage is set to reopen at 11 a.m. today in its new and bigger building at its former site on South Hermitage Road near Kohl’s.
Penn-Northwest enjoys year of growth, retooling
It was a year of growth, revising, updating and retooling for growth at Penn-Northwest Development Corp., said Randy Seitz, CEO of the non-profit business at the organization’s annual meeting on Thursday.
Mercer County’s jobless rate rises in August
Mercer County’s jobless rate jumped to 8.5 percent in August from the July 7.6 percent rate because of an increase in the number of unemployed and a drop in employment rolls.
Tri-County landfill permit rejected again by DEP
Once again Tri-County Landfill Inc.’s quest for a permit to reopen a landfill outside Grove City was rejected by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
GC College dedicating STEM
Grove City College is holding a dedication ceremony of STEM Hall, the College’s new $39.5 million science, technology, engineering and mathematics building, on Thursday, Sept. 19.
The ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. on the STEM Hall courtyard.
Feds charge local company with filing false reports
More than two years after federal agents raided a Sharon wholesale tobacco distribution company, a grand jury has indicted the company and a former employee with 28 counts of filing false reports of cash transactions.
Agency’s mission: Luring tourists
This weekend’s WaterFire events along the Shenango River in downtown Sharon are just the beginning of the Visit Mercer County PA tourism bureau’s stepped-up efforts to focus on all the outdoor activities available locally.
Brooks opposes new lease law
A bill signed into law by Gov. Tom Corbett will make it easier for gas companies to merge drilling leases from old conventional drilling deals, to allow for fracking under the same properties.
Iconic Eddie’s & Hank’s pack ’em in from far & wide
Eddie’s. Hank’s. Those are words synonymous with summer to residents of Crawford County and beyond, according to Juanita Hampton, executive director of the Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Reinhardt’s unveils building project in city
After growing in the last decade and acquiring clients and property through acquisitions, the management of multiple properties became inefficient for Reinhardt’s Insurance Agency, said President Ryan M. Tyson.
Neuro center names director, sets open house
Greenville Neuromodulation Center announced Thursday that Dr. Erwin Montgomery Jr., a movement disorders neurologist and researcher who has treated more than 10,000 Parkinson’s patients, will lead research, patient outreach and professional development as the new medical director of the Greenville Neuromodulation Center.
Mel Grata dealership revs its engines in grand opening
After more than 18 months – and $5 million – Mel Grata Chevrolet and Mel Grata Toyota Scion can finally say all the construction work is done.
‘Humanure’ businessman makes History in compost
Barkeyville businessman Joseph Jenkins has rubbed elbows with a few celebrities in recent years as a result of his concept to recycle human excrement into compost, but he takes more pride in his simpler way of life.
FNB expands further with BCSB Baltimore deal
FNB Corp. said Friday it signed a definitive deal to buy Baltimore-based BCSB Bancorp Inc. in an all-stock deal, valued around $23.77 a share or $79 million in the aggregate using FNB’s closing stock price of $11.43 on Thursday.
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