- — Two main events marked Veterans Day in the Shenango Valley - the annual wreath-tossing into the Shenango River by the Ladies Auxiliary to Sharon VFW Post 1338, and the parade, held this year in West Middlesex.
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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.
Retirement is definite, hiring replacement isn’t
Farrell Fire Chief Joseph Santell will be retiring at the end of this year.
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.
Audit calls for better record-keeping policies
The annual auditor’s report for the City of Farrell was presented by City Manager Michael Ceci to council members Monday.
Hot on the trail
Work began last week to pave a section of the Trout Island Trail, replacing a crushed limestone surface.
Man arrested after shooting standoff
One Jackson Center man is recovering from a bullet wound, and the borough resident accused of shooting him sits in jail after a long night of drinking that state police say turned into a case of attempted homicide.
City on track for new Speedway store
Speedway is lining up its administrative and bureaucratic cones on plans for the gas station and convenience store chain to zoom into downtown Sharon.
Guards, county OK deal
County officials and guards at the Mercer County Jail have reached a tentative contract agreement that, if approved, halts the idea of privatizing operations at the facility.
Doss: Public has right to know
A major part of Farrell council’s work session Monday was spent deciding whether or not to inform the audience about an unofficial police proposal from the City of Sharon.
Budget falling short despite tax hike
Farrell residents may have seen an income tax increase this year, but the city isn’t seeing the extra dollars City Manager Michael Ceci budgeted for.
Visitors to Oakwood Cemetery would see many familiar local names if they looked down the hillside to the left just inside the gate on Sharon’s North Oakland Avenue.
Police: Kids in car were OK
The mother of two young children was drunk and passed out when police found them all in a car parked along a city street, Sharon police said.
To talk – or not – about police
The mysterious agenda item, “No. 10,” at Farrell’s council meeting Monday became the center of a heated workshop and business session.
Community thanks its first-responders
Sharpsville honored its emergency responders Sunday at an event that included Mertz Towers residents as special guests.
Drilling boom challenges state inspectors
The state’s 83 well inspectors face a daunting enough challenge keeping tabs on 120,000 active oil and gas wells that have been drilled over the last century.
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