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Penn State Shenango’s VenturePointe business incubator, the eCenter @ LindenPointe, and Penn Northwest Development Corporation are now accepting applications for the annual “Shark Tank”-style “What’s Your Big Idea?” Challenge on April 7, in conjunction with Penn State Startup Week. Pennsylva…

SHARON — Penn State Shenango’s next Lecture Series presentation will feature assistant professor Lauren Altenburger on “It Takes a Village: Why Co-Parenting Matters for Child Development,” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2. Penn State Shenango’s Lecture Series is free and open to the public, bu…

BIRTHSWhimsy Harper OsterwiseA daughter, Whimsy Harper Osterwise, was born Dec. 22, 2021, in UPMC Horizon, Farrell, to Cas Carbaugh Osterwise and Travis Allan Osterwise, Slippery Rock. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces.

HERMITAGE – For the past two years, 9-year0old Gianni Gargiulo and his mother, Rachael Williot, both of the Shenango Valley, have stopped at the police station to present the officers a Christmas card and treats, including doughnuts and a gift card for coffee.

BIRTHSRosalyne Hall-PadenA daughter, Rosalyne Hall-Paden, was born to Danielle Heinlen and Cody Hall, Sharon, on Dec. 20, 2021, in UPMC Horizon, Farrell. She weighed 4 pounds 11 ounces.

NEW WILMINGTON — Westminster College and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary have established a 3+3 program partnership to offer Westminster students an accelerated path toward earning a Master of Divinity degree.

Mercer County NAACP continued its annual scholarship giving when two $1,000 scholarships were awarded to Jacara Green and Marcus Green Jr.

LEXINGTON, Va. – Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, welcomed more than 1,100 new initiates from 41 universities during November 2021.

I know. I know. Usually we express our thank yous for Thanksgiving, but this year I’m doing them for Christmas. Why? Many reasons. Christmas is special. Christmas means gratitude and thankfulness just as much as Thanksgiving does. and just because I want to. So there!

Startup and early-stage entrepreneurs, along with underserved small business owners looking to see if they qualify for no cost legal business assistance will want to join the U.S. Small Business Administration and Penn State Law Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic for a free online “lunch and lea…

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Health care workers in about half the states face a Thursday deadline to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine under a Biden administration mandate that will be rolled out across the rest of the country in the coming weeks.


WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency announced a series of enforcement actions Wednesday to address air pollution, unsafe drinking water and other problems afflicting minority communities in three Gulf Coast states, following a “Journey to Justice” tour by Administrator Michael R…

Daily case numbers, fueled by the omicron variant, are exceeding levels seen in during last winter’s peak, but deaths are lagging below figures from the same time period.

MERCER – With only half of Mercer Countians fully vaccindated, the county commissioners encouraged residents to get their COVID-19 vaccination after being asked at their meeting last week to come up with incentives for people to do so.


Afternoon snow showers. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the upper teens.

Chance of Rain: 40%

Sunrise: 07:37:23 AM

Sunset: 05:32:06 PM

Humidity: 70%

Wind: SSW @ 11 mph

UV Index: 2 Low

Thursday Night

Cloudy skies with late-night snow showers. Low 19F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.

Cloudy. Highs in the low 20s and lows in the low single digits.

Chance of Rain: 15%

Sunrise: 07:36:31 AM

Sunset: 05:33:22 PM

Humidity: 70%

Wind: N @ 9 mph

UV Index: 1 Low

Friday Night

Partly cloudy skies. Low 3F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.

Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid teens and lows -3 to 1F.

Chance of Rain: 10%

Sunrise: 07:35:37 AM

Sunset: 05:34:37 PM

Humidity: 65%

Wind: NNW @ 15 mph

UV Index: 2 Low

Saturday Night

A few clouds from time to time. Low -1F. Winds light and variable.

Snow showers developing in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 20s and lows in the upper single digits.

Chance of Rain: 34%

Sunrise: 07:34:42 AM

Sunset: 05:35:53 PM

Humidity: 73%

Wind: S @ 8 mph

UV Index: 1 Low

Sunday Night

Overcast. Low 9F. Winds light and variable.

Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the upper teens.

Chance of Rain: 10%

Sunrise: 07:33:45 AM

Sunset: 05:37:08 PM

Humidity: 75%

Wind: S @ 5 mph

UV Index: 2 Low

Monday Night

Partly cloudy. Low 18F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the low 30s.

Chance of Rain: 6%

Sunrise: 07:32:46 AM

Sunset: 05:38:24 PM

Humidity: 67%

Wind: SSE @ 10 mph

UV Index: 1 Low

Tuesday Night

Overcast. Low 33F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.

Showers possible. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the mid 30s.

Chance of Rain: 64%

Sunrise: 07:31:45 AM

Sunset: 05:39:40 PM

Humidity: 83%

Wind: SSE @ 8 mph

UV Index: 1 Low

Wednesday Night

Occasional rain with some snow mixing in late. Low around 35F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precip 70%.


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