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County to hold historic election Tuesday | News  Sharonherald

Based on recent history, about 20 percent of Mercer County's registered Democrats and Republicans could be expected to cast votes Tuesday in the primary.



Donna J. Beckwith Obituary  WKBN.com

HERMITAGE, PA (MyValleyTributes) - Donna J. Beckwith, of Jefferson Township, passed away at 2:42 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in her residence after an ...



Eleanor M. Smeltz Obituary  WKBN.com

HERMITAGE, PA (MyValleyTributes) - Eleanor M. Smeltz, 72, of Hermitage, formerly of Greenville and Mercer, passed away unexpectedly at 2:45 p.m. Friday, ...



E-media recycling to alternate between Mercer, Lawrence counties  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – It's been a few years since VHS tapes were considered the state of the art in home entertainment, but lots of people still have the recordings lying ...



Mercer County Hall of Fame to induct 3 locals  Allied News

The Mercer County Hall of Fame will induct 11 new members at its annual banquet Saturday at The Park Inn by Radisson, near West Middlesex.



PennDOT to study Route 58 safety | Local News  Sharonherald

GREENVILLE – PennDOT is inviting the public to kick the tires on its plan for improving Route 58 from Greenville to Mercer.



Major local stories of 2018: March, April, May | Local News  Sharonherald

EDITOR'S NOTE: The dates listed are the day when reports were published in The Herald. Some of these stories developed throughout the year and every ...



Mercer teacher arrested on sexual assault charge | News  Sharonherald

MERCER — A Mercer High School teacher and coach will face sexual assault charges in connection with an incident with a student in Montana.



McConnell family seeks control of mall | Local News  Sharonherald

MERCER — The Shenango Valley Mall could soon have a new boss — the landowners.



Decking their hall: Friendly contest turns West Middlesex school into holiday wonderland  Sharonherald

WEST MIDDLESEX – Oakview Elementary School is having its own version of the Great Christmas Light Fight.



Attorney Joanow seeking common pleas judgeship | Local News  Sharonherald

MERCER — Attorney Michael Joanow is emphasizing his 30-year legal career as he runs for one of two vacancies on the Mercer County Court of Common ...



District 10 Girls Basketball Previews | Sports  Sharonherald

Kennedy Catholic is looking to win its 9th straight District 10 championship on Saturday while West Middlesex will try to make it 4 straight. Slippery Rock will ...



“The Real Calamity Jane” docudrama to be presented at North Mercer School  kttn

Mercer County residents will perform a 14-scene historical, 90-minute docudrama March 29th through 31st. “The Real Calamity Jane” will be performed in the ...



Country Fair wins liquor license | News  Sharonherald

MERCER COUNTY — A convenience store chain is looking to sell alcohol at one of its Mercer County locations after purchasing a liquor license through a state ...



Driver named in Friday's fatal crash at Corral Drive-In  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Police have released the name of the driver and further details on Friday's fatal crash on North Hermitage Road.



Talking to walls: Mercer speech team among state's top programs  Sharonherald

MERCER — Speech competitors call it “talking to walls.”



Roundup: Lady Trojans roll; Greenville matmen advance to 2A quarterfinals  Sharonherald

GIRLS BASKETBALL. • Greenville 66, Reynolds 29 – At Greenville, the Lady Trojans moved to a perfect 7-0 in Region 4 and 13-4 overall with the win over ...



Farrell man surrenders to police: Charged in shooting death of Sharon man  Sharonherald

SHARON – A Farrell man, suspected in Saturday afternoon's shooting death of a Sharon man, turned himself in at 1 p.m. Sunday and was arraigned later that ...



Roundup: Steelers make statement with 59-56 win at WM  Sharonherald

WEST MIDDLESEX – Friday night's Region 2 basketball showdown offered some good theater ... and plenty of sub-plots. Approximately 2 months removed from ...



High school awards for June 15, 2017 | Community  Sharonherald

High school awards. Mercer. Mercer High School announced its top graduates for the class of 2017 and these awards received by recent graduates:.



Panthers' 'D' delivers in win over Mercer | Sports  Meadville Tribune

MERCER — A good 2-3 zone can be tough to play against with any offense. And Saegertown runs a pretty good 2-3 zone.



Kennedy Catholic cops 9th straight District 10 title | Sports  Sharonherald

MERCER – While it would be considered far from an artistic success, no one from Kennedy Catholic was complaining.



McClearn steps down as Mercer High football coach  Sharonherald

MERCER – Pat McClearn has stepped down as Mercer High football coach. Mercer Principal Michael Piddington made the announcement in a news release on ...



There's a new 'acting' sheriff in town | Local News  Sharonherald

MERCER – Mercer County's Chief Deputy Sheriff Roni Shilling has been becoming familiar with the sheriff's duties since Gary Hartman's retirement in April.



Greenville matmen edge Huntingdon Area, 35-33, in PIAA 2A prelims  Sharonherald

Coach John Reynolds' Greenville High wrestling team beat Huntingdon Area, 35-33, on Monday in the preliminary round of the PIAA Class 2A Dual Meet ...



Mercer speech students qualify for Pennsylvania tournament | Community  Sharonherald

MERCER – The Mercer High School Speech Team opened post-season competition on Feb. 24 by qualifying 10 speakers to compete at the Pennsylvania High ...



Nortek to close production at its Mercer facility  Sharonherald

MERCER — Nortek Global HVAC LLC announced plans Thursday to end production at its Mercer facility over the next 16 months.



Mary Jean Kraynak | Obits  WV News

JANE LEW — Mary Jean Kraynak, 80, of Horner, passed away after a brief illness on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown ...



Policing through trust, respect, a little logic | Local News  Sharonherald

SHARON – It all started with a car chase about 27 years ago.



Mercer homecoming events set for Friday, Saturday | Local News  Allied News

The Mercer High School homecoming queen will be crowned at halftime of the Mercer vs. Greenville football game on Friday, Oct. 20. The homecoming king will ...



DeGraaf ready to lead the Mustangs | Sports | sharonherald.com  Sharonherald

Mercer turned to a familiar face to help rebuild its football program.



Mercer asst. coach charged with public drunkenness, disorderly  The Herald

SHARPSVILLE – A Mercer High School assistant football coach faces charges after his arrest for public drunkenness Friday at the game with Sharpsville.



Stray-cat roundup: Catch-and-release program to start in Sharpsville  Sharonherald

SHARPSVILLE — When it comes to dealing with stray cats, the problem isn't finding them. It is figuring out what to do with them.



Things to do from April 13, 2019 | Lifestyles  Allied News

THINGS TO DO. CONFERENCE. • Westminster College's Model United Nations organization will host its 11th annual Model United Nations Conference from 8 ...



Davis running for district judge | Local News  Sharonherald

MERCER – Daniel W. Davis has announced his candidacy for district judge in Mercer.



Mercer high school football schedule 2017  WKBN.com

Aug. 26 - at Lakeview, 7 p.m.. Sept. 1 - Iroquios, 7 p.m.. Sept. 8 - at Sharpsville, 7 p.m.. Sept. 15 - Slippery Rock, 7 p.m.. Sept. 22 - at Wilmington, 7 p.m.. Sept.



Vannoy named Sharpsville's permanent superintendent | News  Sharonherald

SHARPSVILLE — John Vannoy will soon lose the “acting” portion of his title as he officially becomes the superintendent of the Sharpsville Area School District.



DiNicola will face Kelly | Local News  Sharonherald

With more votes than his opponents combined, Ron DiNicola won a three-way race for the Democratic nomination Tuesday in Pennsylvania's 16th ...



Candidates set for county's state legislative races | Local News  Sharonherald

MERCER — Republicans and Democrats are both fielding candidates in two out of three state legislative races in the May 15 primary election.



Judge candidate 'no-nonsense guy' | News  Sharonherald

MERCER – The Mercer County Republican Committee has forwarded Hermitage attorney Peter C. Acker to Gov. Tom Wolf for consideration as a Mercer County ...



Wolf to sign domestic violence gun bill | Local News  Sharonherald

HARRISBURG – A measure to force people in Pennsylvania with a domestic violence ruling against them to more quickly surrender their guns is about to ...



For school shooting survivors, trauma has no time limit  Sharonherald

PARKLAND, Fla. — Alex Rozenblat can still hear the cries of a wounded boy calling for help as she hid from the gunfire that killed 17 people at Marjory ...



Henry breaks Union City career rushing record in win  GoErie.com

MERCER – Gavin Henry became the all-time rusher in Union City history Friday as the Bears knocked off Mercer 44-33 in a non-region football game at Mercer ...



District 10 All-Region teams: Baseball, Softball | Sports  Sharonherald

The following is the District 10 All-Region teams for baseball and softball. Voting is conducted by region coaches. The list is released by the Erie Times-News.



Outlook 2018: Barley House Brewing grew from a pour man's passion  Sharonherald

DAVID DYE | Herald Dean Lutz, owner of the Barley House Brewing, Taproom and Grill, talks about one of the four fermentors that are used to craft beer ...



SRU falls to Notre Dame (Ohio) in Div. II quarterfinals, 21-17  Sharonherald

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio – The Slippery Rock University football team saw its season come to an end Saturday with a 21-17 defeat at No. 11 Notre Dame College ...



Lady Hornets beat Jamestown for D-10 Class 3A softball crown  Sharonherald

ERIE – Will Zachrich and his Hornets softball team put themselves in the Hickory High record books Monday.



Sharon student charged in Sunday night brawl  Sharonherald

SHARON — A standout Sharon High School football player is facing charges in connection with a fight Sunday night involving more than 10 people.



District 10 girls basketball playoff previews, March 2 - Sports  GoErie.com

Class 1A championship. Kennedy Catholic vs. Farrell. Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Mercer High School. Records: Kennedy Catholic 16-6; Farrell 7-15. How they got ...



The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.



Outlook 2018: Historical society preserves Mercer County's stories | News  Sharonherald

Mercer County Historical Society | ContributedThis commemorative photo shows the 10,000th wakeless torpedo manufactured during World War II at the Sharon ...



Wampum man charged in baby's 2017 death, subsequent cover-up  Sharonherald

NEW CASTLE – A Wampum man is in the Lawrence County jail one year after local law enforcement authorities allege that he killed a newborn boy and a ...



Summer hours for Mercer County Historical Society and "other museums"  Sharonherald

MERCER COUNTY – The Mercer County Historical Society has announced its summer hours for its various sites.



Fire in the sky - and a hot time below at Buhl Park  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Wiping sweat off his forehand with one hand, Daniel Weaver used his other to flick on a fan that inflates his carnival bounce house for kids.



Eight Mercer speakers qualify for Grand National Tournament  Allied News

The Mercer High School Speech Team recorded its second consecutive strong performance of the 2017 post-season on Saturday (March 4) by qualifying eight ...



School assault case heads to county court | News  Allied News

The assault case against the Mercer High School teen accused of injuring a girl during class is moving forward to the Mercer County Court of Common Pleas.



Police news for Sept. 30. 2017 | News  Sharonherald

Hermitage. • Sean J. Gribbin, 27, of Hermitage; at 2:41 a.m. Sunday at the Shenango Valley Freeway and Rexford Drive; also charged with lane and turning ...



Notebook: DiDonato details 'vision' for GCC football program's continued improvement  Sharonherald

For your consideration, here is an unsolicited and unabashed vote for Andrew DiDonato as Presidents' Athletic Conference coach of the year.



Tigers roll over CP in District 10 opener | Sports  Meadville Tribune

With junior guard Jordan Roser setting the tone with three 3-pointers in the first quarter, the Tigers bombed in eight treys in the game, fueling them to an ...



Locals take a stand against school shootings | Local News  Sharonherald

MERCER— Addy Birkes, 17, is going against the grain of her community and her school, but if she's nervous, you wouldn't know it.



2017, a chronology of the year in local news  Sharonherald

JANUARY. • Jan. 2 – “Victim ID'd, alleged killer jailed in Berks County”: Antonio Velazquez-Rupert, charged with the Jan. 1 murder of Amanda Downs and ...



Mercer Co. Marine surprises 6-year-old at daddy-daughter dance  WYTV

MERCER, Pa. (WYTV) - Over the weekend, one Mercer County 6-year-old got the surprise of a lifetime when her U.S. Marine father surprised her during a ...



Outlook 2018: Mercer student looks to vault from eAcademy to Oval Office  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — Bradley Metts isn't a young man of modest goals.



DA: Child abuse cases worsening | News  Sharonherald

MERCER – Although the state Department of Human *Service's* annual report shows Mercer County had fewer child abuse reports in 2016 than the year before, ...



DOJ charges Mercer woman in analogue fentanyl scheme  Sharonherald

PITTSBURGH — A federal grand jury indicted a 22-year-old woman from Mercer County along with three residents of Pittsburgh on charges of violating the ...



Sharon's Dukes shines in national competition | Sports  Sharonherald

Sharon High rising senior Aaron Dukes is making a splash on the national scene in the sport of competitive cheerleading.



2018 high school awards and scholarships: Kennedy Catholic | Community  Sharonherald

HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS. Kennedy Catholic. Members of the class of 2018 at Kennedy Catholic High School, Hermitage, received these awards and ...



Farrell man accused of having sex with 5-year-old  Sharonherald

FARRELL – Police are pursuing charges against a man they say sexually assaulted a child.



Firefighters battling apartment building fire in Hermitage  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — Firefighters are battling a fire at Monticello Apartments in Hermitage.



Billy's, Mercer Beverage cited for liquor law violations  Sharonherald

ERIE – Two Mercer County establishments, including one that closed earlier this year, have been cited for liquor law violations, state police said.



AG calls Karson case 'disturbing' | News  Sharonherald

MERCER – State Attorney General Josh Shapiro is calling details of his office's investigation of Mercer County District Attorney Miles K. Karson Jr. "disturbing."



Susan Marie Redmond Obituary  WKBN.com

GREENVILLE, PA (MyValleyTributes) - Susan Marie Redmond, 59, of 169 Baker Road, Lot 10, Greenville, (Otter Creek Township), Pennsylvania, passed away ...



Firefighters battle Greenville blaze | News  Sharonherald

GREENVILLE – Firefighters from eight departments fought smoke and flames for several hours Monday evening at a vacant building at 204 Main St. in ...



Photos: Faces of Erie-area high school football  GoErie.com

Northwestern High School senior Isaac Simitoski, 17, is shown at the Albion school on July 17. [GREG WOHLFORD/ERIE TIMES-NEWS]. Buy Photo. [2/176].



1st class inducted into Hall of Fame | Community  Sharonherald

SANDY LAKE – The Lakeview Alumni Hall of Fame inducted its inaugural class – a former FBI agent, a missionary doctor, an educator, and an honorary ...



Department of Human Services chief visits Sharon | News  Sharonherald

SHARON — Primary Health Network's Sharon facility welcomed a visitor from Harrisburg Monday.



NLMK plans $80 million project | News  Sharonherald

FARRELL – NLMK Pennsylvania Corp. on Wednesday announced it was embarking on a huge, $80 million improvement project for its Farrell steel plant.



'Family' motivated emotional Hall-of-Famer Mastrian | Sports  Sharonherald

If you want to move Tony Mastrian's emotions, mention the concept of family – specifically his family.



PIAA football playoffs have made memories for 30 years  GoErie.com

It might seem odd now, but state football playoffs faced opposition before 1988.



Farrell's fabled football program adds another chapter with 2015 edition  The Herald

For the first time in a generation, Farrell High's football program will compete for a PIAA championship. The Steelers star on the statewide stage Friday against ...



Judge sends mom to prison for endangering kids  Sharonherald

MERCER – A local judge sent a mother of four to state prison Thursday, saying he can't overlook that this is not the first time Amanda A. Kline had endangered.



Tiger caps off amazing comeback with win at East Lake  Sharonherald

ATLANTA (AP) — Tiger Woods, in his Sunday red shirt, both arms raised in victory on the 18th green.



Woman sentenced to prison for sex assaults of girl  Sharonherald

MERCER – Acknowledging he has no magic formula to formulate sentences for sex crimes, Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Christopher J. St. John ...



County matmen battle to earn state berths at region tourney  Sharonherald

The final step to qualifying for the state tournament will be taken by a strong group of Mercer County wrestlers this weekend at the PIAA Northwest AA Regional ...



PennDOT's invites students to Paint the Plow | Lifestyles  Allied News

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is inviting high school students in the northwest region of the state to participate in the Paint the Plow art ...



Valley remembers Barbara Bush's 1982 visit to Sharpsville | News  Sharonherald

Barbara Pierce Bush speaks of her Sharpsville ancestors during a centennial celebration at the Sharpsvile Seventh-day Adventist Church on July 19, 1982.



Accused doctor to face license hearing | News  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE— A doctor whose license was suspended after he was accused of sexually assaulting two 7-year-old boys is scheduled to appear May 25 before ...



2016: The year in review | Community | sharonherald.com  Sharonherald

EDITOR'S NOTE: The dates listed are either when the event occurred or the day a story was published. Some stories developed over weeks or months, and ...



Trial begins over fatal Sharon shooting | News  Sharonherald

MERCER – Calvin Norris was offered 40 to 80 years behind bars for allegedly murdering a Sharon man and shooting a woman last August on New Castle ...



Man jailed after park encounter | News  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – A man with a kidnapping conviction in his past was arrested Sunday after he allegedly approached a 15-year-old in Buhl Park, offered the boy ...



Hermitage K-9 unit on patrol | News  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Officer Marc Frampton scratched Willem's ears as he stood paws to chest with his new K-9 partner.



Clarion Graduate Named VFW Teacher of the Year in Pennsylvania  Clarion University News

Michalee (Lopuh '99) Christy was named VFW Teacher of the Year in Pennsylvania in 2015 and has been nominated for the 2016 award. The contest ...



KC wins 3rd straight and state-record 9th PIAA title  Sharonherald

HERSHEY – Members of the 2017-18 Kennedy Catholic High boys basketball team were not yet born when the program lost a controversial PIAA championship ...



Obituary: Harriett Morrison / Farrell volleyball coach left a lasting mark  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ms. Morrison won 20 WPIAL championships as girls volleyball coach at Farrell.



Community supports Pennsylvania auctioneer Beth Hillmar  Farm and Dairy

An all-day benefit Saturday, April 1, will raise funds to help well-known Pennsylvania auctioneer Beth Hillmar, who spent 61 days in the hospital this winter ...



Trick or Treat hours for 2017 | Community  Sharonherald

TRICK OR TREAT. These communities have scheduled Halloween trick-or-treat hours on Tuesday: • Brookfield/Masury – 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.. • Clark – 5 to 7 p.m..



West Middlesex native hired to establish women's volleyball program at Shenango  Penn State News

Nicole Nych, of West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, has accepted the position of head women's volleyball coach at Penn State Shenango, effective July 1. The recent ...



Police, fire for March 22, 2016 | Crime  Sharonherald

Police, fire. Brookfield. • Thomas Metz, 32, of 562 Nellie St., Masury, has been charged with domestic violence and possession of marijuana and drug ...



Abington's Dixon named Class 6A Player of the Year  Sharonherald

HARRISBURG - For those who may doubt whether or not Pennsylvania high school boys' basketball has talent, just check out the names of the players being ...



CHRONOLOGY: 2015, the year in review | Local News  The Herald

JANUARY. 1 – A hundred or so daredevils brave the elements to jump into the Shenango River at the annual Shenango Polar Bear Plunge. 1 – Sharon ...



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