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  • Alleged hit-run driver arrested

    Sharon police said Friday afternoon they had arrested a man believed to have driven a vehicle that struck an 11-year-old boy Thursday and left the scene.

    July 19, 2014

  • Boy ‘was being starved’

    A 7-year-old Greenville boy described as looking like a human skeleton had been starved and beaten by his mother for a year, authorities are saying.

    July 19, 2014

  • Corruption case puts ex-youth leader in rehab program

    The former commander of the local Civil Air Patrol squadron has been admitted into a diversionary program to resolve a criminal case, but the conditions of the program all but forbid his involvement with CAP, his attorney said.

    July 18, 2014

  • GACT’s ‘Steel Magnolias’ opens tonight at Thiel

    Beauty parlor gossip, southern drawls and big hair may sound out of place for Mercer County, but it’s very much a real scene in Thiel College’s William Robinson Theater.

    July 18, 2014

  • Police seek hit-and-run driver who struck boy

    A boy riding a Mongoose bike on Second Avenue in Sharon Thursday evening was struck straight on by a truck whose driver never hit the brakes or looked back, witnesses said.

    July 18, 2014

  • No news on police force

    More than 70 residents gathered at the Shenango Township meeting to hear news on the future of the Southwest Regional Police Department.

    July 18, 2014

  • Onlooker, 87, hit by Aqua truck, dies

    Aqua Pennsylvania Inc. extended condolences to the family of a Hermitage man who died after being struck by one of its trucks on Tuesday.

    July 18, 2014

  • Judge clears Buhl Rec Center in slander suit

    A judge has cleared the Buhl Community Recreation Center of a slander lawsuit filed by a club member.

    July 17, 2014

  • Mom admits leaving toddler alone

    A Hermitage woman whose 2-year-old son was found wandering around outside in apartment complex in 40-degree weather wearing only a T-shirt and underwear pleaded guilty last week to a charge of endangering the welfare of the child.

    July 17, 2014

  • Teen: I printed bogus money

    A Greenville High School student accused of printing counterfeit money pleaded guilty last week to a charge of forgery.

    July 17, 2014

  • Agency director: Jobs here but interest, incentives not

    “We have jobs. I don’t want to hear that there aren’t any jobs here,” said Angela Palumbo, director of Mercer County CareerLink in Sharon.

    July 17, 2014

  • Board looking for answers

    Months of gathering information from those on the forefront of working with the poor has left United Way of Mercer County board members more certain than ever that poverty is the issue to tackle, but the nitty, gritty work of setting a bold, yet attainable goal is just beginning.

    July 17, 2014

  • McClure Avenue residents beware

    Police suggest residents in the McClure Avenue area keep their cars and garages locked due to reports of thefts in the past few days.

    July 16, 2014

  • Judge clears cops of civil rights wrongs

    A federal judge on Tuesday granted judgment to Sharon police and against a man who said policemen violated his civil rights.

    July 16, 2014

  • District names fired employee

    Hermitage School District on Monday, answering a Right-to-Know Law request filed by The Herald, released information about the employee they fired June 25.

    July 16, 2014