HERMITAGE – Boy Scouts in Troop 45 and Cub Scouts from Pack 45, based in Sharpsville, held a Flag Day ceremony to retire unusable flags Monday at Buhl Park in Hermitage.

Dear Annie: My husband and I got married right before the pandemic. Before the marriage, we lived in different states, 3,000 miles apart. After we got married, the pandemic split us apart again geographically for eight months. We finally got back together, and I was glad to get the opportuni…

MERCER – Seven Mercer High School Speech Team members, all sophomores, competed in an annual rite of passage during the Memorial Day weekend, the 70th Annual National Catholic Forensic League Grand National Tournament, which was, for the first time, held virtually due to the restrictions imp…

Alan Piciacchio, a 1985 Farrell High School graduate, was recently promoted by IBM to the prestigious technical executive position of Distinguished Engineer. Company officials said Alan’s promotion was prompted by his insightful analytics, patent portfolio, and his impacts on IBM’s most impo…

BUTLER – Butler County Community College has scheduled 83 percent of its credit classes this fall as face-to-face, the highest percentage since the college began its spring 2020 semester.

Mitchell French, 18, of Hermitage has earned the Eagle Scout rank, the highest advancement award offered by the Boy Scouts of America. Only 4% of all Boy Scouts attain Eagle Scout rank.

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 WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery, saying he believes it will go down as one of the greatest honors he has as president.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday that for now it’ll be up to Congress, not the court, to decide whether to change the requirement that only men must register for the draft. It's one of the few areas of federal law where men and women are still treated differently.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials on Monday approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t been shown to help slow the brain-destroying disease.

Weather

Day
Temp
Tue
45°
64°
Tue
64°/45°
Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the mid 40s.

Chance of Rain: 6%

Sunrise: 05:49:36 AM

Sunset: 08:58:49 PM

Humidity: 73%

Wind: SW @ 12mph

UV Index: 0 Low

Tuesday Night

Mostly clear. Low around 45F. WNW winds shifting to S at 10 to 15 mph.

Wed
55°
76°
Wed
76°/55°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.

Chance of Rain: 4%

Sunrise: 05:49:52 AM

Sunset: 08:58:58 PM

Humidity: 50%

Wind: SW @ 6mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy skies. Low around 55F. Winds light and variable.

Thu
62°
84°
Thu
84°/62°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 60s.

Chance of Rain: 3%

Sunrise: 05:50:10 AM

Sunset: 08:59:04 PM

Humidity: 52%

Wind: SSE @ 11mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Thursday Night

Partly cloudy skies. Low 62F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

Fri
69°
85°
Fri
85°/69°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 8%

Sunrise: 05:50:30 AM

Sunset: 08:59:09 PM

Humidity: 53%

Wind: S @ 12mph

UV Index: 7 High

Friday Night

Cloudy in the evening, then off and on rain showers after midnight. Low 69F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Sat
69°
79°
Sat
79°/69°
Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 44%

Sunrise: 05:50:51 AM

Sunset: 08:59:11 PM

Humidity: 75%

Wind: SSW @ 13mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Saturday Night

Cloudy with showers. Low 69F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Sun
68°
82°
Sun
82°/68°
Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 38%

Sunrise: 05:51:14 AM

Sunset: 08:59:11 PM

Humidity: 75%

Wind: SSW @ 11mph

UV Index: 8 Very High

Sunday Night

Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Low 68F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Mon
67°
81°
Mon
81°/67°
Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

Chance of Rain: 49%

Sunrise: 05:51:39 AM

Sunset: 08:59:09 PM

Humidity: 78%

Wind: SSW @ 9mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Monday Night

Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Low 66F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

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