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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…

Sharpsville VFW Post 6404, 215 Walnut St., will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 1 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (12-8-21).

The December “Teacher of the Month” award was bestowed upon Marc Risavi at Reynolds Junior-Senior High School. Members of the junior high Student Council select one teacher per month to receive this honor. From left are Emma Smith, Adriana DeJulia, Sophia DiGregorio, Ava Murcko, Jesse Burns,…

Six students at Reynolds Junior-Senior High School received Amazon gift cards for their participation in the Marvels of Manufacturing school program. Exploring the Marvels of Manufacturing is an activity for students in northwest and north central Pennsylvania to explore manufacturing career…

The Mercer County Conservation District is taking applications for its Ross Paulenich Memorial Conservation Scholarship. The scholarship application is open to a Mercer County high school senior who plans on majoring in Environmental Science/Studies, Agriculture, Biology, Engineering, Conser…

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The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection poked another hole in the pro-Trump conspiracy theory that federal agents orchestrated the attack, confirming on Tuesday that a man at the center of the claims said he’d never been an FBI informant.

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.


Cloudy and windy with snow. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the low 20s.

Chance of Rain: 100%

Sunrise: 07:44:14 AM

Sunset: 05:19:53 PM

Humidity: 86%

Wind: NW @ 20 mph

UV Index: 1 Low

Monday Night

Snow showers. Low 22F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 50%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the mid 20s.

Chance of Rain: 24%

Sunrise: 07:43:42 AM

Sunset: 05:21:03 PM

Humidity: 81%

Wind: WSW @ 9 mph

UV Index: 1 Low

Tuesday Night

Cloudy. Low around 25F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.

An afternoon mix of rain and snow. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the mid teens.

Chance of Rain: 49%

Sunrise: 07:43:08 AM

Sunset: 05:22:14 PM

Humidity: 84%

Wind: SW @ 13 mph

UV Index: 1 Low

Wednesday Night

Cloudy. Low near 15F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

More clouds than sun. Highs in the upper teens and lows in the low single digits.

Chance of Rain: 19%

Sunrise: 07:42:32 AM

Sunset: 05:23:26 PM

Humidity: 74%

Wind: NW @ 9 mph

UV Index: 1 Low

Thursday Night

Partly cloudy. Low 2F. Winds light and variable.

Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 20s and lows -5 to -1F.

Chance of Rain: 12%

Sunrise: 07:41:54 AM

Sunset: 05:24:38 PM

Humidity: 75%

Wind: NE @ 5 mph

UV Index: 2 Low

Friday Night

Clear skies with a few passing clouds. Low -3F. Winds light and variable.

Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 20s and lows in the mid teens.

Chance of Rain: 16%

Sunrise: 07:41:14 AM

Sunset: 05:25:50 PM

Humidity: 71%

Wind: SSE @ 7 mph

UV Index: 2 Low

Saturday Night

Overcast. Low 16F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

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

Chance of Rain: 24%

Sunrise: 07:40:32 AM

Sunset: 05:27:04 PM

Humidity: 77%

Wind: WSW @ 9 mph

UV Index: 1 Low

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy skies. Low 6F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.


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