THINGS TO DO
June is Dairy Month and as part of the promotion of the dairy industry, Mercer County is once again preparing to crown a new Mercer County dairy princess.
GROVE CITY – Grove City College is offering online courses this summer in adolescent literature, thermodynamics, social media writing, accounting and a dozen more disciplines.
EAST LACKAWANNOCK – Twenty-four community members joined together on April 17 to celebrate Earth Day. The East Lackawannock neighbors, many meeting for the first time, participated in an organized litter clean supported by Nicotine Free NWPA. Participants could pick up donated supplies of gl…
FARRELL – Youth who are nicotine free joined Northwest PA’s Tobacco Resistance Unit and they are finding ways to positively impact their communities. On April 16, they participated in a litter clean up to celebrate Earth Day 2021. In a little over an hour, they gathered 14 bags of garbage, t…
I would like to publicly recognize and thank Liberty Township Supervisors Bob Pebbles, Joe Matthews, and Tony Sunseri for speaking at the DEP Public Hearing on April 15, regarding Tri-County Landfill’s NPDES permit application.
BUTLER – Butler County Community College’s 53rd annual commencement May 19 will feature a series of outdoor, walk-through mini-ceremonies for successive groups of graduates.
SLIPPERY ROCK — The Doublemint Twins first appeared in chewing gum advertisements in 1939, the same year another set of twin sisters arrived as students at what is now Slippery Rock University.
FARRELL – The Frank J. Nagy Scholarship Essay Contest, through the Shenango Valley Urban League, is accepting applications. The deadline for submission is April 30.
HERMITAGE – Dr. William “Doc” McDowell is truly the heart of the Kiwanis Club of Hermitage. Not only do his service and compassion inspire all his fellow members to serve more, the whole Hermitage community knows and respects him.
- Four white men accused in attack on Black man
- Man charged in overdose death
- 1 billion cones!
- EDITORIAL: Acker should do his job -- and let us do ours
- Back Talk: DA was right to hold woman accountable
- 3 vying to be county's next Mercer County dairy princess
- Food stamp recipients to get boost
- GC man arrested after violent threats, attack
- Mercer woman among 2 killed in crash
- Germantown Academy's Longino Non-PIAA All-State Player of the Year
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WASHINGTON — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from her post as the chamber’s No. 3 GOP leader on Wednesday, punishing her after she repeatedly rebuked former President Donald Trump for his false claims of election fraud and his role in inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hit by a cyberattack, the operator of a major U.S. fuel pipeline said it hopes to have services mostly restored by the end of the week as the FBI and administration officials identified the culprits as a gang of criminal hackers.
Last Mother’s Day, they celebrated with bacon and eggs over FaceTime.