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No cuts, hikes in city’s 2014 budget
City council made short work of holding a public hearing and giving a first reading to the 2014 Sharon budget that calls for neither a tax hike nor service cuts.
Officials ponder how student drug testing plan will work
With the Hermitage School Board having approved a voluntary drug testing program for students last month, school administrators are deciding how the new initiative will work.
Managing the money
Brookfield school district’s foray into the fiscal emergency arena looks to be short-lived, as fiscal directors foresee an end to the money trouble as soon as February.
The district was declared in fiscal emergency in May.
Board needs member
The faces of the Sharon school board have changed again, and not just because of the recent election.
Yule pine for the holidays
If you’re looking for a little inspiration when it comes to holiday decorating, start by checking out the three floors of Christmas trees decorated in a “Christmas Through Song” theme at the Hermitage Historical Society’s Stewart House.
Family displaced by fire
Fire gutted a home Saturday in a blaze probably caused by a smoldering cigarette, Sharpsville Fire Chief Andrew Totin said.
Shoppers rediscover the city’s downtown
Sharon’s DownTown ShopAround didn’t get the balmy summer breezes that warmed visitors during WaterFire festivals. But the skies were clear on Saturday and groups of shoppers greeted the combination of Small Business Saturday and Night of Lights in a festive mood.
Truck strikes Amish buggy; 2 dead
Two members of an Amish family are dead and a third seriously injured after a crash Saturday in Wilmington Township.
2 hires bring police force to 26
Sharon Police Department added two patrolmen this year, one hired in January and the other last week.
Retailers ring up sales over 2 days
Opening on Thanksgiving was a first for many merchants, and they said the rewards paid off.
Security measures improved at Sharon Regional
A stabbing in the emergency room of Sharon Regional Health System earlier this month has prompted management to strengthen security.
Stuffed birds overlap with early bird deals
It’s Black Friday. Let the shopping begin.
Minister thankful for chance to meet birth mother
The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey T. Moore is celebrating Thanksgiving today with his mother in Buffalo, N.Y. Moore, 57, and Judith Abercrombie, 73, were to meet face to face today for the first time in both their lives.
Cops: Neighbor helped thwart burglary
An alert neighbor helped to thwart what police think was going to be another of Sharon’s copper-plumbing burglaries that have been occurring in recent weeks.
Clerk who fired shot won’t be charged
A store clerk who fired but missed won’t be charged for shooting at a would-be robber who had pulled a gun during a hold-up at Ron’s Market in Sharon.
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