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  • Funds tapped for child advocacy centers

    Rooms fashioned to give child abuse victims a non-threatening place to tell their stories now have steady funding, at the suggestion of a task force created in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

    April 13, 2014

  • $35M upgrade planned for tube plant

    Wheatland Tube Co.’s Council Avenue plant in Wheatland is going to get a $35 million upgrade, the company announced Saturday morning.

    April 13, 2014

  • Fire wall Wooden structure was origin of industrial blaze

    The fire in Greenville-Reynolds Industrial Park that damaged several buildings points to human error, but a construction feature from another era may have kept the damage from being much worse.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo 1 Story

  • Dave King looks at remnants Fire’s cause points to ‘human error’

    A mammoth fire that swept through Greenville-Reynolds Industrial Park on Friday was blamed on “human error’’ with preliminary damage estimates between $2 and $3 million.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo 1 Story

  • Man gets prison term for assaults on baby, man

    There’s a lot Sheila Gardner hasn’t known about her son and she’s not proud of some of what she has learned.

    April 12, 2014

  • Streetlight base Trucking firm contesting streetlight responsibility

    A New York trucking company is making the city prove its driver is the one who knocked down an expensive new streetlight Jan. 21 in downtown Sharon.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police seek 2 in ongoing gunfights

    Police are looking for two men involved in a Wednesday afternoon gunfight they think is related to an attack last week in the same general area of Sharon’s border with Farrell.

    April 12, 2014

  • Industrial park firefighters Roaring fire erupts in industrial park

    More than 100 firefighters from at least four counties in the region battled an enormous fire that erupted late Friday afternoon in Greenville-Reynolds Industrial Park.

    April 12, 2014 4 Photos

  • Ruling sinks PA Pool Service

    With the weather starting to get warmer, people with swimming pools will soon think about having them cleaned for the season.

    April 11, 2014

  • Most of doc’s lawsuit still stands

    A local judge has left mostly intact a lawsuit filed by a doctor against Sharon Regional Health System, Sharon Regional Physician Services and Sharon Regional CEO John R. “Jack” Janoso Jr.

    April 11, 2014

  • Judge will rule on validity of names on Marin’s petition

    A Commonwealth Court judge is expected to rule within the next few days whether to invalidate some or all of more than 200 names and addresses on the nomination petitions of a Democratic Party candidate running for the 3rd District Congressional seat.

    April 11, 2014

  • Commissioners spend gas tax as they’re told

    As Mercer County starts to see some return from the state from a local tax on natural gas, Commissioner Brian Beader would like to see that money used for items other than bridge repair and maintenance.

    April 11, 2014

  • Ex-PTO officers admits to theft

    The second of two women charged with stealing from the Hermitage Parent-Teacher Organization has admitted wrongdoing.

    April 10, 2014

  • Fired firefighter pleads guilty

    A Sharon firefighter who also served as a union officer has pleaded guilty to theft for stealing from the union’s treasury.

    April 10, 2014

  • Convicted man pleads to stick with girlfriend

    When someone is convicted of a crime and there are co-defendants or people who have committed past crimes connected to that defendant, judges frequently order the defendant to have no contact with anyone tied to the crime.

    April 10, 2014

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