The Herald, Sharon, Pa.


  • 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.

    August 6, 2013

  • 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.

    August 4, 2013

  • 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.

    July 31, 2013

  • 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.

    July 15, 2013

  • 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.

    June 28, 2013

  • 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.

    June 27, 2013

  • 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.

    June 22, 2013

  • ‘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.

    June 17, 2013

  • 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.

    June 15, 2013

  • Vintage ring from Joden featured by trade show

    Joden Jewelers in downtown Grove City is making headlines among its peers -- again.

    May 21, 2013

  • Judge’s ruling shuts pool service down

    A judge this week issued an injunction effectively shutting down a local pool service company.

    May 11, 2013

  • Panel OKs subdivision near Walmart

    The developer of Walmart in Hermitage is asking city officials for a subdivision to help them better market land at a neighboring plaza.

    May 7, 2013

  • ‘Mothership Truck’ is ready to deliver the goods locally

    The food truck craze has parked itself in the Shenango Valley.

    May 2, 2013

  • Local jobless rate takes a bit of a mild dip

    Mercer County’s unemployment rate in March was 8.5 percent, down slightly from 8.6 percent in February.

    May 1, 2013

  • GE cutting jobs in Erie; local plant not affected

    General Electric Transportation said Tuesday it will cut up to 950 jobs at its Erie plant, but its Grove City locomotive engine operations are not affected.

    April 10, 2013