The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

Breaking News

Local News

June 15, 2013

Strimbu, Hudson to lead SRHS board

SHARON — Sharon Regional Health System’s board of directors has elected William Strimbu as chairman and John Hudson as vice chairman.

Strimbu, the president of Nick Strimbu Inc., Brookfield, heads a third-generation family business founded in 1926. The company provides flatbed and refrigerated trucking services. His company also operates a warehouse that complements the trucking business

He also is a member of the health-care provider’s physician services board.

Strimbu is active in the community, serving as a director of the Community Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio since 1994. Since 1995 he has served on the boards of Hermitage-based FNB Corp. and its affiliate, First National Bank of Pennsylvania.

He is a founding director of his family’s charitable fund, the Strimbu Memorial Fund, and serves as a trustee of the Western Pennsylvania Teamsters Health and Welfare Fund.

Strimbu was elected to Sharon Regional’s board in 1997 and serves on the audit, executive, finance and pension and strategic planning committees.

Hudson is principal shareholder, president and founder of Hudson Cos., which was founded in 1977. The enterprise consists of various real estate investment, development and acquisition partnerships. Most of Hudson's real estate holdings are in Pennsylvania, with others in Texas, North Carolina, Florida and Ohio.

Also under the Hudson Cos.’ umbrella is Hudson Group Inc., a Pennsylvania company furnishing commercial general construction services throughout western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio.

The corporation specializes in K-12 public schools, on-campus student housing, medical outpatient facilities, and senior living centers.

Hudson is married to the former Mariangela Bianco, with whom he has six children. They live in Hermitage and Bald Head Island, N.C.

Hudson was elected to the Sharon Regional’s board in 2004 and serves on the compensation, finance and pension, governance-nominating, joint conference, quality, and strategic planning committees.

 

 

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Farrell man, 24, arrested on warrant in connection with April shooting

    Federal marshals and local police arrested Dontae Rashad Pinkins Thursday on a warrant accusing him of involvement in an April shootout in Sharon.


    Pinkins, 24, of Farrell, is in Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond on gun charges.

    Additional details to follow.
     

    July 25, 2014

  • Firm will study timing of traffic signals

    Hermitage commissioners on Wednesday hired Whitman, Requardt and Associates LLP to study the timing scheme of traffic signals along parts of Hermitage Road and East State Street.

    July 25, 2014

  • 3 area fire depts. awarded grants

    Three area fire departments will share in more than $590,000 in grants meant to help Pennsylvania’s rural communities guard against the threat of fires in forests and other undeveloped areas, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti announced.

    July 25, 2014

  • One suspect in home shooting is jailed

    The first of three suspects police say were involved in an attempted robbery that ended in a shooting is in jail.

    July 25, 2014

  • Dancing kids K.I.D.S. day

    Hoping to reach children at just the right age, when they are old enough to understand but not past the point where it may be too late, Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission counselors held an “alternative activities” day at the courthouse Thursday, complete with music and dancing, hot dogs and treats, games and T-shirts.

    July 25, 2014 2 Photos

  • Better security Grant available to boost security in district courts

    County officials are looking to quickly upgrade security systems in the five district judge offices, not due to an increase in risk, but because current systems are antiquated and there is a short window to apply for some financial help with the costs.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Officials split over selling older monitors

    What to do with a pile of older LCD computer monitors, keyboards and mice remains up in the air until the third, and often absent, county commissioner makes a decision.

    July 24, 2014

  • Police anxious to talk with victim

    Sharon police want to talk to a West Hill man about several other men who came to his house shortly before he was shot and critically wounded Tuesday.

    July 24, 2014

  • AED presentation Heart-friendly pool

    The Lackawannock-Shenango-West Middlesex Pool has some pretty obvious changes from when it was opened almost 46 years ago.

    July 24, 2014 4 Photos

  • Sharon man 'stable' after being shot in his West Hill home

    A Sharon man was in stable condition this morning after being shot by one of several men he had let into his West Hill home, police said.

    July 23, 2014

  • GJR killer not eligible for parole, court rules

    State Superior Court on Tuesday reversed a local judge’s decision that the sentence for one of two men who killed a night supervisor at George Junior Republic, Pine Township, was unconstitutional.

    July 23, 2014

  • Duplicated files, former worker confesses

    A Mercer woman accused of stealing customer lists, billing information and other data from her former employer headed off trial Monday by pleading guilty to a charge of unlawful duplication.

    July 23, 2014

  • Starved house Vandals vent their emotions

    Vandals kept police busy Sunday and Monday nights at a home in Greenville where the Mercer County District Attorney’s office said a boy was starved and beaten by his mom.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Couple, another man charged in thefts

    Pennsylvania State Police have filed charges of burglary, theft, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief against an East Palestine, Ohio, couple and another man in connection with two robberies in rural Mercer County.

    July 22, 2014

  • Taking stock Where’s the beef? Bull’s still missing

    Is it possible that an alien abduction took place in the Mercer area last week? A solid red, 2-year-old Watusi bull with 3-foot-long horns has been missing since July 14 with no trace of its existence left on earth.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo