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  • 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

  • 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