Early last year, the seeds started to be planted for Chris Frye.
GROVE CITY — Since announcing his candidacy Nov. 30 for the U.S. Senate, Dr. Mehmet Oz has faced accusations that he is running in Pennsylvania only because he would have little chance of winning a statewide election in deep blue New Jersey, where he lives, and New York, where he has worked for decades.
COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The suspended head of Mercer County’s Drug Task Force has withdrawn a no-contest plea to prostitution-related charges.
With the COVID-19 pandemic heading into a third year, the virus is still a major health problem in Mercer and Lawrence counties, said Dr. Beth Piccione.
A man apprehended in November at a traffic stop in New Vernon Township has been returned to Michigan, where he will face charges stemming from a homicide.
HERMITAGE — One more officer with the Hermitage Police Department can call himself a graduate of the FBI National Academy.
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s state prisons announced Monday they will not allow in-person visits for the coming month because their staff has been thinned by coronavirus infection.
SHARON – Sharon City School District officials recently approved installing non-video sensors — which will detect potential incidents, including smoking and gunshots — in bathrooms at the high school.
HERMITAGE — The Betty White challenge is over, but the actress’ memory inspired supporters to donate the thousands of dollars to the Shenango Valley Animal Shelter.
HERMITAGE – In May, James Pugh’s oldest daughter graduates from high school.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Chipmaker Intel said Friday it will invest $20 billion to build a new factory in Ohio, an attempt to help alleviate a global shortage of chips powering everything from phones to cars to home appliances while also signaling the giant company’s commitment to manufacturing crucial technology products in the U.S.
HARRISBURG – Lawmakers are set to discuss legislation this week to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania through a constitutional amendment.
SHARON — As the three Culbertson children filed out of West Hill Elementary Wednesday afternoon, their father, Shane, waited for them.
Roger Strukhoff was being treated for intestinal bleeding at a hospital outside Chicago this month when he suffered a mild heart attack.
Superman moves faster than a speeding bullet. The lowly “superload’’ that wound its way through Mercer County late Thursday night has a top speed of 30 mph.
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While “Weird Al” Yankovic’s song “I Lost on ‘Jeopardy!’” wouldn’t completely describe Westminster College professor Dr. Patrick Lackey’s game show experience, he didn’t win either.
MERCER – Farrell Area School District officials have released evidence that cleared the district in a Sunshine Law complaint lodged Jan. 12 by The Herald.
HERMITAGE – As the COVID-19 pandemic heads into a third year, it’s making life more difficult for people at the worst time possible — when they’re mourning the death of loved ones.
SHARPSVILLE – Sharpsville trash and recycling pickup will be delayed due to weather issues earlier in the week.
HERMITAGE — The Mercer County Regional Council of Government will have new leadership, but its current executive director will still be available during the transition.
HERMITAGE — One local school district will have a later start for the next school year under a newly-approved calendar.
NEW WILMINGTON –Thursday’s episode of the “Jeopardy!” trivia quiz show will have a local flavor.
Monday’s storm that dumped up to a foot of snow literally left parts of the area deflated.
SHARPSVILLE — A new program may help borough residents who need assistance paying for some of their utilities.
WEST MIDDLESEX — The West Middlesex school board is taking out a new series of general obligation bonds.
Penn State Extension in Mercer will host the Mercer Crops Conference Feb. 3 at the Hampton Inn in Springfield Township.
President Joe Biden took office at a particularly polarized time in American history, so it’s not surprising that citizens are divided on his performance at the one-year mark.
HERMITAGE – Laurie Phillips lives her life according to the Martin Luther King Jr. quote, “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
NEW YORK (AP)— A dangerous winter storm brought significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the northeastern U.S. on a holiday Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A dangerous winter storm brought significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the northeastern U.S. on a holiday Monday.
ATLANTA — A day before the U.S. Senate was expected to take up significant legislation on voting rights that is looking likely to fail, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s eldest son condemned federal lawmakers over their inaction.
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SHENANGO TOWNSHIP — When Janet Hansen hit the Interstate 80 Pennsylvania Welcome Center Sunday afternoon, the highway was dry and clear, and only a few snowflakes fluttered to the ground.
HERMITAGE — Though her hearing isn’t what it once was, local senior Elva Antel got to see some of her kids, grandchildren and great-grandchildren this Sunday to celebrate her 100th birthday.
When a substitute teacher turns up to cover classes at Farrell Area School district, Superintendent Rev. Dr. Lora Adams King wants to make sure they stick around.
A fierce snowstorm could deliver up to 8 inches of snowfall on the area Sunday.
When he was alive and issues such as segregation and racism were still commonplace, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wasn’t universally revered as he is today.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A 4 billion-year-old meteorite from Mars that caused a splash here on Earth decades ago contains no evidence of ancient, primitive Martian life after all, scientists reported Thursday.
- Hermitage chooses school calendar option with later start
- Boxer getting a knockout smile from two local dentists
- 'Superload' goes through Mercer County
- Sidewalk shuffle: Snow-choked walks pose hazard, but Sharon has no easy solution
- Westminster prof appearing on 'Jeopardy!' Thursday
- Recent Mercer County Hall of Fame inductee, longtime Westminster assistant coach Sanders dies
- Coleman counts Mercer County, Hickory High football playing days as highlight of Hall of Fame career
- Sharon installs sensors in middle high school
- DA: Farrell did not violate Sunshine Law
- Police news for Jan. 22, 2022
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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…
NEW YORK — The COVID-19 booster drive in the U.S. is losing steam, worrying health experts who have pleaded with Americans to get an extra shot to shore up their protection against the highly contagious omicron variant.
The SAT exam will move from paper and pencil to a digital format, administrators announced Tuesday, saying the shift will boost its relevancy as more colleges make standardized tests optional for admission.
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.
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