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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.
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.
Ex-PTO officers admits to theft
The second of two women charged with stealing from the Hermitage Parent-Teacher Organization has admitted wrongdoing.
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.
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.
Probation, fines ordered in couple’s tax evasion case
A Hermitage couple has resolved their criminal cases over federal tax evasion charges, but still face civil proceedings with the IRS.
Sitting squarely in the middle of the “gas action,” Mercer County is seeing significant interest from companies looking to build along interstates 79 and 80, as well as U.S. Route 19, according to Mercer County Commissioner Matt McConnell.
Police identify 3rd man charged in Walko shooting
Southwest Mercer County Regional police are asking for help in finding Zachariah R. Owens, 27, the third man charged in the May 13 shooting death of Andrew T. Walko.
Former Sharon High wrestler safe after stabbing
A former Sharon High School wrestler and current fifth-grade teacher at Franklin Regional High School wasn’t among those injured in a mass stabbing in the district’s high school Wednesday morning.
What will you do with the money you’re going to save?
The national average price is forecast to fall – by just one cent – to $3.57 a gallon between April and September, the months when Americans do most of their driving.
2nd man charged in slaying
Who gunned down a Farrell man last May while he was walking his dogs?
Three men – one of them not yet named – have been accused of being there the night Andrew T. Walko, 44, of Emerson Avenue was left to bleed to death in his own driveway.
Chief: Witnesses vital to finding shooters
The victim who told police he was shot by a street robber is recovering from a bullet wound that tore through his back and elbow. Intended targets in two other shootings over the last week apparently weren’t hit.
Klaric, Pryts win top state awards
The Herald and Allied News of Grove City garnered awards in the annual Keystone Press Awards, sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.
State hasn’t forked over money to schools
By the end of the fiscal year, the state will have racked up $330,000 in unpaid reimbursements on debt payments for the $20 million construction of Case Avenue Elementary School in Sharon.
Continued discount for Hartford raises objections
If they want what we’ve got, then let them pay for it.”
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