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April 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

AN EASTER TRADITION

Each year during Lent, a cross draped with a purple sash is erected across from the intersection of College Avenue and Eagle Street, overlooking the Little Shenango River. More...

AWARE’s message to abuse victims: We will believe your story

If the staff members at AWARE had one chance to convey the importance of reporting sexual assault, they would say, “Please tell, and we will believe you.” More...

Special Sections

Commentary

Lessons from the sea

LENTEN MEDITATIONS

There is a mega-church in Dallas, Texas, that has an enormous fish aquarium installed inside its front entrance. The aquarium spans from one side of the entrance to the other and from floor to ceiling. More...

Christian character

Romans 12:2 Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you which is good and pleasing and perfect. More...

Thanks to firefighting ‘soldiers’ for battling blaze

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Sports

Triple threat

For Lady M’s Young triplets, surficial calm belies intensity

MERCER — Three’s a lucky number. Three of a kind always beats a pair, and three-peats are the mark of a dynasty. Three is a lucky number for Mercer’s track team, too — as in the three Young sisters. More...

Yake, Mahlon power Reynolds

HERMITAGE — Jack Mahlon got the win and went 3-for-5 with four RBI, but he got a big boost from teammate Collin Yake in the Reynolds Raiders’ 17-6 six-inning win over the Kennedy Catholic Golden Eagles Thursday afternoon in nonregion base More...

PREP SKED FOR FRIDAY

No events scheduled. More...

Mercer native’s film about unfortunate car could earn him a College Emmy

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will recognize the top names in primetime television Aug. 25 at its annual Primetime Emmy Awards. More...

PSP: Py fire an accident, but cause is unknown

PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — The state police fire marshal who has been investigating the April 11 fire at the Reynolds Industrial Park has concluded his investigation. More...

Greenville board: More security enhancements are on the way

With an armed officer scheduled to start work next week, the Greenville Area School District has plans to follow up the hire of former Greenville police chief Denny Stephens with building upgrades and policy changes. More...

News

MUNICIPAL NOTES

Greenville School Board

At a combined work session/regular meeting Wednesday night, Greenville School Board Members voted to: n Approve family medical leave for high school secretary Susan Holzshu, effective March 19; and third-grade teacher Danielle Sepos; effective March More...

New group seeks to oversee Conneaut Lake Park

MEADVILLE (AP) — A reconfigured group of trustees wants a judge to let it oversee a historic 122-year-old amusement park in northwestern Pennsylvania, and let it come up with a plan to pay off more than $750,000 in property taxes and penalties. More...

Three to run Boston Marathon to help school stabbing victims

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three people from the western Pennsylvania town where 21 students and a security guard were wounded in a high school stabbing rampage hope to raise money for the victims by running the Boston Marathon. More...

Obituaries

Marshie J. Chess

Marshie J. Chess, Fairview Township, Fredonia, passed away at 1:38 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital after a period of failing health. He was 67. More...

SERVICES

CHESS — Marshie J., 67, of Fairview Township. Memorial contributions can be made to Mercer County 4-H, PO Box 530, Mercer, PA 16137 Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Scott A. More...

Community

ORGANIZATIONAL NEWS

Mercer County Federation of Clubs More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Gateway Jamestown luncheon Monday JAMESTOWN — Gateway Jamestown will meet at noon Monday at the B&A Cafe for a quarterly luncheon meeting. All business owners and Jamestown residents are invited to join. More...

BIRTHS

UPMC Horizon Shenango Valley Autumn Mary Nicole Beach, daughter of Tabitha and Travis Beach of Greenville, was born April 11, 2014. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches in length. She has one sibling, Aileanna Beach, 2 1/2. More...