GROVE CITY – Veronica A. Valle and 21 other students ages 17 to 62 are standing tall after succeeding in their pursuit of a high school equivalency diploma through the Grove City Education Center for Adults, whose adult literacy program is funded primarily through a state Department of Educa…
NEW WILMINGTON – When 325 new Westminster College students arrive on campus today, they will – as usual – pick up the keys to their dorm rooms, haul refrigerators, laundry baskets and plastic totes to their residence halls, string up some mini lights and say goodbye to their families. But th…
YOUNGSTOWN – The YSU Honors College will host a transcribe-a-thon this week to give students an opportunity to volunteer together virtually. Honors students, who annually give back at least 60 hours to the community, have been seeking remote volunteer opportunities as a way to continue to se…
YOUNGSTOWN – Youngstown State University announced that students will return to class for the fall semester on Aug. 17 with a combination of face-to-face on-campus classes, online off-campus classes and a hybrid mixture of the two.
GROVE CITY – Grove City College’s dual enrollment program offers high school students a chance to earn affordable college credits and get a jumpstart on higher education this fall.
SHARON — Foods like fresh fruits and vegetables can quickly add up on a student’s weekly grocery bill, especially amid a pandemic when budgets may be tighter than ever.
GROVE CITY – Grove City College is partnering with Quest Diagnostics, one of the nation’s largest and best-known medical laboratory companies, to screen and possibly test students for coronavirus before they return to campus for in-person instruction next month.
EDINBORO – Study.com, one of the leading higher-education research websites since 2004, recognized Edinboro University’s affordability, accessibility, quality and value by naming the Early Childhood and Reading program No. 15 Best Early Childhood Education Programs for 2020 in the entire U.S.
YOUNGSTOWN – Local artist Kate Turek-Frissora had two paintings accepted by the juror at the 38th Women Artists: A Celebration Art Show at the Youngstown YWCA. The paintings are a watercolor, “Blooming Gracefully,” and an acrylic, “Undersea Map of Atlantis.
NEW WILMINGTON – Dr. Jamie McMinn, associate dean of academic affairs and professor of psychology, was appointed vice president for academic affairs and dean of Westminster College, effective July 1.
Meadville Community Theatre presents “Quaran-Teens” by Laurie Allen, a virtual performance of monologues by some of Meadville’s most talented teen actors.
BUTLER – Graduates in Butler County Community College’s class of 2020 can celebrate their achievement during a 1.2-mile drive-thru commencement that begins at 10 a.m. Aug. 1 on BC3’s main campus.
SHARON — During the 2019-20 academic year Penn State promoted five Shenango Campus faculty members; faculty and staff have received national and university honors; and two faculty have completed their doctoral degrees.
- Man turns himself in on homicide
- Man arrested in Farrell drug bust
- Early morning fire guts Hermitage house
- County overdose deaths rising
- Man arrested in weekend fatal shooting in Sharon
- Local forge might be closing
- Local store finds market for custom sneeze shields
- Businesses grateful for deferred loan payments
- Driver killed in car-truck crash
- County pleads for help from utilities
John "Fred" Farrimond, 79, of Sharon, formerly of Las Vegas, Nev., died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in his home. Obituary information is incomplete. Arrangements entrusted to J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.
Sandra Lynn, 56, of Sharon. Visitation and services: None, honoring her wishes. Arrangements are entrusted to the SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 3126 Main St., West Middlesex.
Floyd William, 82, of West Middlesex. Service: Blessing service for family and close friends at 1 p.m. Friday (8-14-20) at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hermitage, with Father Matthew Ruyechan officiating. Interment will follow with military honors. Arrangements entrusted to THE SMITH F…