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PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A Hermitage man was sentenced to 18 months incarceration followed by 18 months of supervised release after being convicted of tax evasion.

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SHARPSVILLE — A rock festival’s worth of “bands” practiced outside Sharpsville Middle School, performing their original selections on handmade instruments — but instead of drums or trumpets, the musicians rocked out on bundles of PVC pipe, producing musical notes by hitting ends of pipes wit…

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Increases in unemployment benefits have helped people pay their bills and cover the costs of food and housing, but they may have had a negative effect as well — increased identity theft and unemployment fraud.

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HERMITAGE – Seasoned artisans like Stacey Keating are welcoming newcomers this weekend for the 18th Annual Hermitage Art, Food and Music Festival.

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HARRISBURG  -- The Wolf Administration is focusing on getting people vaccinated to slow the spread of the COVID virus and doesn’t have any plans to reinstate mask mandates. 

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VOLANT – Tuesday’s Volant borough council meeting began with two council members, Deb Lakin and John Wayne Edwards, threatening to call the state police on a New Castle News reporter. It ended in a parking lot argument where Lakin stuck her tongue out at a group of merchants and residents.

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ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mack Trucks today hosted President Joe Biden at its Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) facility in Macungie, Pennsylvania, where all Mack heavy-duty models for North America and export are assembled. President Biden stressed the importance of America…

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PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — Police said they did not intend to bar staff from The Herald access to the scene of a fatal car accident Tuesday evening on Colt Road.

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PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — A one-vehicle accident left one man dead and part of a neighborhood blocked off Tuesday afternoon.

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SHARON — The average female kitten can give birth to two to six kittens at a time and can be ready for another litter in four to six weeks — which means cats that haven’t been spayed or neutered can add up quickly.

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PULASKI – The former Pulaski Elementary School, sold two years ago and rechristened as the River Valley Community Resource Center, will have a three-day grand opening celebration, starting with a 1 p.m. Thursday ribbon cutting.

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SHARON — Two local nonprofits will benefit from the generosity of some local steelworkers thanks to a recent donation.

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FARRELL — Residents can expect an evening of games and fun, plus a positive message, with the return of National Night Out Against Crime.

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INDIAN FALLS, Calif. — California’s largest wildfire merged with a smaller blaze and destroyed homes in remote areas with limited access for firefighters, as numerous other fires gained strength and threatened property across the U.S. West.

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Day
Temp
Fri
51°
76°
Fri
76°/51°
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 50s.

Chance of Rain: 7%

Sunrise: 06:15:28 AM

Sunset: 08:40:15 PM

Humidity: 74%

Wind: NNW @ 14mph

UV Index: 0 Low

Friday Night

Partly cloudy skies. Low 51F. NNW winds at 10 to 20 mph, decreasing to less than 5 mph.

Sat
57°
77°
Sat
77°/57°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 50s.

Chance of Rain: 7%

Sunrise: 06:16:26 AM

Sunset: 08:39:10 PM

Humidity: 60%

Wind: WNW @ 4mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Saturday Night

Mostly clear. Low 57F. Winds light and variable.

Sun
55°
74°
Sun
74°/55°
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.

Chance of Rain: 58%

Sunrise: 06:17:24 AM

Sunset: 08:38:03 PM

Humidity: 73%

Wind: W @ 10mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low around 55F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Mon
53°
75°
Mon
75°/53°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 50s.

Chance of Rain: 17%

Sunrise: 06:18:22 AM

Sunset: 08:36:55 PM

Humidity: 66%

Wind: N @ 6mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Monday Night

Clear skies. Low 53F. Winds light and variable.

Tue
57°
78°
Tue
78°/57°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 50s.

Chance of Rain: 7%

Sunrise: 06:19:21 AM

Sunset: 08:35:45 PM

Humidity: 59%

Wind: NNE @ 5mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Tuesday Night

A few clouds. Low 57F. Winds light and variable.

Wed
58°
78°
Wed
78°/58°
Slight chance of a thunderstorm. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 50s.

Chance of Rain: 34%

Sunrise: 06:20:19 AM

Sunset: 08:34:34 PM

Humidity: 68%

Wind: NE @ 5mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy skies. Low 58F. Winds light and variable.

Thu
61°
81°
Thu
81°/61°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.

Chance of Rain: 23%

Sunrise: 06:21:19 AM

Sunset: 08:33:22 PM

Humidity: 67%

Wind: ESE @ 6mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Thursday Night

A few clouds from time to time. Low 61F. Winds light and variable.

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