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  • 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

  • Police options not discussed

    Last month, Shenango Township rocked the Southwest Mercer County Regional Police Department by voting to begin advertising for a police chief to head a new department. West Middlesex council members barely addressed the issue at Tuesday’s council meeting, though.

    July 16, 2014

  • Health care fight spares area

    Highmark and UPMC found one thing they agree on in their truce accord: They’re ongoing feud, which has softened in recent weeks, will not affect services provided outside of the greater Pittsburgh area. That area includes all of Mercer and Lawrence counties.

    July 16, 2014

  • Going public on privatization

    Calling on prison board officials to consider the full effects of hiring an outside firm to run all or part of the Mercer County Jail, two people addressed the board Tuesday morning.

    July 16, 2014

  • Roneishia Johnson 2nd arrest in connection with teen’s fatal stabbing

    A suspected witness to the stabbing of a 16-year-old girl whose body was found in a Pine Township landfill was arrested Monday.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Maria J. Wolinski Wolinski named Merit Scholar

    Recent Grove City High School graduate Maria J. Wolinski on Monday was named a recipient of a college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • SRU, Chinese university eying collaboration

    Slippery Rock University is one step closer to potentially forming a partnership with a university in China that would expand educational opportunities for staff and students.

    July 15, 2014

  • School board saving almost $200K

    When state support to education is at a low, minimizing expenses is a priority for most school districts.

    July 15, 2014

  • Jason Rankin Parents lobby to ‘save’ basketball program

    Parents of Sharon High basketball players pleaded with the school board on Monday in an attempt to “save the program” before it’s too late.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Board borrows $6M

    Sharon City School board on Monday voted to borrow a little more than $6 million to pay for housekeeping issues.

    July 15, 2014

  • Man, victim in stabbing both arrested

    A man and his alleged victim were both arrested after an incident Tuesday at an inn along Broadway Avenue in Masury.

    July 14, 2014

  • Calvin E. Winchell Oft-jailed man, 36, back ‘in the system’

    At 36, Calvin E. Winchell has spent significant time in “the system,” whether in jail, prison, probation, parole or waiting for the resolution of the dozens of adult and juvenile criminal cases he has been charged with over the years.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo