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February 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Jamestown church hopes to get adult super-spellers abuzz about March 17 bee

JAMESTOWN — Calling all logophiles and bibliophiles, and anyone else that wants to try to win $100 and prove that they are a superior speller: Jamestown Presbyterian Youth Group is sponsoring its inaugural “Adult” Spelling Bee.  More...

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Commentary

Jesus will help us climb the cliffs

LENTEN MEDITATION

Jesus said, “Follow me one step at a time.” That’s the only way to live our lives and move through this world.  More...

Jan. 5, 1950: Township school bus stations reportedly upset by pranksters

FROM THE ARCHIVES

An “upsetting” problem is plaguing township school boards in Mercer County. Many of the familiar waiting stations, for children of rural areas, have been upset during the past week, according to reports. More...

Obituaries

Wollie W. Detweiler

Wollie W. Detweiler, 76, of 2490 Kennard-Atlantic Road, East Fallowfield Township, passed away of natural causes at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. More...

Eileen R. Zarecky

Eileen R. Zarecky, 86, formerly of Columbia Avenue, Greenville, passed away Monday evening, Feb. 19, 2018, in Avalon Springs Place, Mercer.  She was born in Greenville on Nov. More...

SERVICES

MASON — Eric A., 69, of Renfrew, Butler County, Pa., formerly of Greenville. Visitation will be held today from 4 to 7 p.m. at Osborne-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 73 & 75 Columbia Ave., Greenville. More...

Community

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Rummage sale Saturday for Sharpsville baseball   SHARPSVILLE — The Sharpsville Baseball Boosters will host a rummage sale fund-raiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Sharpsville American Legion, 617 E. More...

BIRTHS

The Birth Place at UPMC Horizon   Zander William-Jeffery Watkins, son of Christina Stiffy of Mercer and Jeff Watkins of Farrell, was born Jan. 16, 2018.  He weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 21 inches long.  More...

BIBLE THOUGHT

“Whoever would foster love covers over an More...

Home Rule: It would be Greenville’s very own Constitution

Borough voters to give yay or nay on forming commission

What is Home Rule?  Roughly three dozen Greenville residents and stakeholders attended a special meeting Tuesday with just that question in mind, and began to get a clearer picture from Mary Jane Hirt, the borough’s Act 47 coordinator.&nbs More...

Jamestown board OKs contract to place borough officer in schools

JAMESTOWN — After a lengthy debate Tuesday, the Jamestown Area School Board approved a two-year agreement with Jamestown Borough Police, which will place a borough officer in its schools starting this July.  The agreement faced only one vo More...

 

News

Urged by Trump, GOP will fight Pa.’s district map

HARRISBURG (AP) — Urged on by President Donald Trump, Republicans vowed Tuesday to fight Pennsylvania’s new court-imposed map of congressional districts, as dozens of candidates assessed their chances under newly formed districts and the More...

Auditors taking closer look at Pa. Game Commission

HARRISBURG (AP) — The agency that oversees hunting in Pennsylvania is getting a closer look from the state auditor general’s office.  Democratic Auditor General Eugene De- Pasquale on Tuesday announced his office will be conducting t More...

Ex-homeland security chief Ridge recalls heart attack scare

Tom Ridge says he flatlined three times during a November heart attack, and he’s crediting health care workers for keeping him alive.  The 72-year-old former U.S. More...

Sports

Indians’ Lindor: New hair color, old pain from playoff loss

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Francisco Lindor changed his hair color. He can’t shake the sting from October. More...

Louisville must vacate title, NCAA denies appeal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. More...

Red Sox trade minor leaguer Brentz to Pirates

FORT MYERS, Fla. More...