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SHARON — Sharon Regional Medical Center announced Monday that it will discontinue its maternity and obstetrics services Wednesday, weeks before hospital officials had originally scheduled the department's closure.

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SHARON – A fire broke out Monday morning that covered the entire back of a house on New Castle Avenue in Sharon.

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Almost one month into the school year, Mercer County schools continue to provide in-person instruction, in spite of COVID case increases creeping toward the pandemic’s peak in December and January.

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The Mercer County Critical Incident Response Team responded Friday morning to a residence at 1112 Beechwood Ave., Farrell. Police departments present at the scene included Farrell, Hempfield and Hermitage.

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GROVE CITY – Grove City College will host Fox News analyst Brit Hume on Wednesday. Hume will discuss the state of the news media for "The Press and Free Society" at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Crawford Hall on campus.

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Attorney General Josh Shapiro late Thursday filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Wolf administration asking a judge to bar Senate Republicans from using subpoenas to get personal information -- including partial Social Security numbers and driver’s license number for 9 million Pennsylvania voters

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LAKE TOWNSHIP – As ferocious winds battered his Lake Township restaurant Wednesday night, a terrified Adam McCullough led a customer to the basement.

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MERCER – Even though a high school coach stood up for Deshawn Coleman’s character Thursday, that did not stop a judge from sentencing him to 7 to 16 years in a state prison for shooting at an ice cream truck that had two adults and a 9-year-old in it.

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HERMITAGE — Parents on both sides of the state’s school mask mandate made their feelings known at Monday’s meeting of the Hermitage school board.

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The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the Food and Drug Administration signed off on the targeted use of extra shots.

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The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stood on the verge of a major new phase as government advisers Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer’s vaccine for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans — despite doubts the extra shots will do much to slow the pandemic.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania senators grilled turnpike executives over their efforts to collect unpaid tolls that amounted to $104 million last year during a hearing Wednesday prompted by an Associated Press report last week regarding some 11 million rides that generated no revenue for the…

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Day
Temp
Mon
63°
81°
Mon
81°/63°
Thunderstorms developing late. Lows overnight in the low 60s.

Chance of Rain: 40%

Sunrise: 07:15:02 AM

Sunset: 07:10:15 PM

Humidity: 78%

Wind: SW @ 6mph

UV Index: 0 Low

Monday Night

Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms overnight. Storms may produce some hail. Low 63F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Tue
46°
70°
Tue
70°/46°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 40s.

Chance of Rain: 24%

Sunrise: 07:16:05 AM

Sunset: 07:08:32 PM

Humidity: 75%

Wind: NNW @ 9mph

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Tuesday Night

Clear skies. Low 46F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

Wed
46°
71°
Wed
71°/46°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 40s.

Chance of Rain: 6%

Sunrise: 07:17:07 AM

Sunset: 07:06:49 PM

Humidity: 60%

Wind: NNE @ 6mph

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Wednesday Night

A mostly clear sky. Low 46F. Winds light and variable.

Thu
41°
67°
Thu
67°/41°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 40s.

Chance of Rain: 8%

Sunrise: 07:18:10 AM

Sunset: 07:05:07 PM

Humidity: 67%

Wind: N @ 8mph

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Thursday Night

Mostly clear. Low 41F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

Fri
44°
68°
Fri
68°/44°
A few clouds. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

Chance of Rain: 8%

Sunrise: 07:19:13 AM

Sunset: 07:03:25 PM

Humidity: 62%

Wind: NE @ 5mph

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Friday Night

Partly cloudy skies. Low 44F. Winds light and variable.

Sat
51°
73°
Sat
73°/51°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 50s.

Chance of Rain: 13%

Sunrise: 07:20:16 AM

Sunset: 07:01:43 PM

Humidity: 62%

Wind: WSW @ 6mph

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy early with increasing clouds overnight. Low 51F. Winds light and variable.

Sun
53°
71°
Sun
71°/53°
Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 50s.

Chance of Rain: 24%

Sunrise: 07:21:19 AM

Sunset: 07:00:02 PM

Humidity: 68%

Wind: SSW @ 6mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Sunday Night

Mostly cloudy. Low 53F. Winds light and variable.

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