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Yep, it was a tornado
Mother Nature released its full might in Tuesday afternoon’s storm as the National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in East Lackawannock Township.
Friday is deadline for non-profit Buhl Day vendors
Friday is the deadline for non-profit vendors to pick up an application for Buhl Day. Applications to participate in the Labor Day event in Hermitage can be picked up at the Buhl Farm Casino. For more information call 724-699-5279.
LCB hears support for Quaker Steak noise exemption
Representatives from all around the community came out to support Best Wings U.S.A. Inc. at Quaker Steak & Lube during its hearing with the state Liquor Control Board (LCB).
Man fired on neighbor, state police say
A Sandy Creek Township man has been jailed for firing two shots at a neighbor who complained that the shooter’s dog had been harassing the neighbor’s chickens, state police said.
Quaker Steak signs 4-restaurant franchise deal in Fla.
Quaker Steak & Lube announced today it signed a deal with Wingnutz LLC to develop four restaurants throughout Central Florida.
UPDATE: Tornado touched down in East Lackawannock Twp. Tuesday
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down Tuesday afternoon in East Lackawannock Township. However, no injuries were reported.
Bicentennial to celebrate then, now
In a day of social media, gadgets and gizmos, remembering the days before technology isn’t easy. Celebrating Mercer’s bicentennial Friday though Sunday will center largely on taking a step back in order to see the changes time has brought.
FNB moving headquarters to Pittsburgh, but no local jobs affected
FNB Corp. announced this morning it's moving the company headquarters to Pittsburgh from Hermitage but that no local jobs are affected.
For the third time in the past month the northern section of Mercer County got socked with a fierce storm Tuesday afternoon.
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Fight leaves brothers injured
Two brothers may face charges after a weekend fight. Both had been drinking and one stabbed the other, police Chief Mike Menster said.
New Castle man charged in flight from checkpoint
A New Castle man wound up in jail after speeding away from a weekend state police checkpoint in Pine Township.
Man admits having illegal gun
A Sharon man pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon stemming from an Oct. 13 gun battle in which he and another man were injured by bullets.
Man charged with firing shots at neighbor
A Sandy Creek Township man has been jailed for firing two shots at a neighbor who complained that the shooter's dog had been harassing the neighbor's chickens, state police said.
N.D. crash claims local man’s life
A West Middlesex man died in a crash over the weekend near Tolna in Nelson County, N.D.
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