The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

Obituaries

July 14, 2013

Hot ! Hot! Hot!

Thank goodness for pools, AC

MERCER COUNTY — Doggonnit, it’s hot!

These are the days panting dogs die for, the sultry essence of summertime, when sweat beads form shortly after walking outside on many foreheads and the air is thick with the mugginess that supercharges late afternoon thunderstorms.

“Yesterday and today were pretty good days,” Robin Maule, a manager at the Buhl Farm pool said.

The pool business thrives in times like these, she said.

There were more than 200 people who came to the pool Sunday who stayed cool and got a suntan during a sun-drenched afternoon that saw temperatures hover around 90.

The pool is open from noon to 7 p.m. on weekends and 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, she said.

Ed Steines of Hermitage said he enjoys the way each of the seasons is felt in the Shenango Valley.

He and his family were enjoying the afternoon at the pool and when they get home, they’ll enjoy the air conditioning of their home, he said.

For those without that convenience, places like the Shenango Valley Mall or the Cinema 8 in Hermitage are cool places to hang out.

Breanna Milankovich, who works as a cashier at the movie theater, said there’s an uptick in business at the discount theater whenever the temperatures climb, especially among more mature audiences.

“Like right now, older people come in,” Milankovich said. “Everyone says it’s cold in here.”

A few hundred feet away from the theater, at Plaza Pizza, Ken Evans and Mark Sewinsky plied one of the hotter trades Sunday, which was a pizza day as people ordered hot pies instead of cooking themselves.

“We’re always busy in the summer,” Evans said.

He didn’t lament the job, though.

“You’ve got to pay the bills,” Evans said.

His advice to beat the heat: “Drink lots of water.”

John Libonati agrees.

Libonati’s director of operations for McGonigle Ambulance Service and he said the hot weather is a time for people to use common sense and pay attention to their bodies to stay healthy.

“It’s pretty simple,” Libonati said. “Say well hydrated, take precautions.”

People with respiratory problems should stay indoors.

“We always warn people not to take unnecessary risks,” he said.

The heat wave is expected to last through the week. For more on the weather, see page A-2.

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  • Cindy Peterson Burzlaff Essert obit photo Cindy Peterson Burzlaff Essert

    Cindy Peterson Burzlaff Essert, of Colorado Springs, Colo., passed away unexpectedly of an apparent heart attack on April 11, 2014. She was 52.

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  • Fred Steve

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    April 15, 2014

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  • Donald L. 'Goose' Talbert Donald L. 'Goose' Talbert

    Donald L. “Goose” Talbert, of 562 Sherman Ave., Sharon, departed this life on Friday, April 11, 2014, in his home surrounded by his children. He was 78.

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  • William ‘Billy’ C. Marks Jr. William ‘Billy’ C. Marks Jr.

    William “Billy” C. Marks Jr. of Hubbard passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 11, 2014, at home. He was 48.

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  • Christopher R. Coates

    Christopher R. Coates of Wheatland died at 8:30 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at his home after an accidental fall. He was 39.

    April 14, 2014

  • Paul F. Campoli Paul F. Campoli

    Paul F. Campoli of Sharpsville passed away at 11:54 a.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014, in the Meadville Medical Center after an extended illness. He was 83.

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  • Aaron Henry Drake

    Aaron Henry Drake of Hermitage died peacefully after a short illness Thursday evening,  April 10, 2014, in Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was 36.

    April 14, 2014

  • Wallace N. Hitchcock

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  • Philipe Domingo-Lehnert Griggs Philipe Domingo-Lehnert Griggs

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  • Ada Jane Calvin Ada Jane Calvin

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  • Dominic R. Giancarlo obit  photo Dominic R. Giancarlo

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    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ruth Ellen Gladden

    Ruth Ellen Gladden, 83, Grove City, died peacefully in Grove City Medical Center on Thursday, April 10, 2014.

    April 13, 2014

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