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JUST PASSING THROUGH

Rick Diefenderfer, of Chicago, rides along Main Street, Greenville, Monday morning as part of a cross-country bicycle trip to raise funds for autism efforts. More...

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Yes, the future has arrived

Just about everybody in Washington can agree on at least one thing: Partisan rancor is rising, while decency and civility in public life are declining. More...

Keep your dog and others safe this summer

With the warm, summer months upon us and people and pets enjoying the outdoors, now is a good time to highlight Pennsylvania’s dog laws.  More...

Sports

Baker, Mercer rally late to upend Greenville 6-4

MERCER — Mercer relief pitcher Mackenzie Baker struck out eight batters in five innings as Mercer staged a sixth-inning comeback to beat Greenville 6-4 Monday at Brandy Springs Park in 14U softball action.  More...

Billups still undecided about joining Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Chauncey Billups isn’t sure if it’s time to jump back into the NBA.  Nearly a week after first meeting with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, Billups has not yet decided whether to join Cleveland’s front offic More...

Former Pen Recchi a part of 2017 Hall of Fame class

(AP) — Paul Kariya always felt as if he knew where Teemu Selanne was on the ice when they had spectacular chemistry together as teammates.  On Monday, Selanne pulled a new trick, telling Kariya where he was going: the Hockey Hall of Fame.& More...

Budget deadline looms as Pa. lawmakers eye deficit

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday with five days left to pass an on-time budget and no firm agreements on how to address state government’s biggest cash shortfall since the recession.  More...

Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22M uninsured

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama’s health care law, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday, complicating GOP leade More...

Coroner: No signs of foul play in death of man found in plaza lot

PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — The county coroner is investigating after a Sharon man was found dead early Monday night in his car at the Reynolds Plaza.  Coroner John Libonati said he is investigating the death of Joseph Mercurio, 29, because, as More...

 

News

Coal on the rise in China, U.S., India after major 2016 drop

BEIJING (AP) — The world’s biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year’s record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a se More...

Town restricts man’s playing of taps through loudspeakers

GLEN ROCK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania homeowner who plays taps through loudspeakers every night must limit the activity.  More...

Court delayed for man charged with killing ‘overboard’ wife

ERIE (AP) — A preliminary hearing for a Pennsylvania man charged with killing his wife after claiming she fell overboard on his fishing boat has been postponed from Monday until July 31.  Christopher Leclair, 48, of Albion, remains in the More...

Obituaries

Elsie J. Scofield

Elsie J. Scofield, 88, of Maple Drive, Hempfield Township, passed away Sunday morning, June 25, 2017, in St. More...

SERVICES

SCOFIELD — Elsie J., 88, of Maple Drive, Hempfield Township. Funeral and committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 1, in Greenville Alliance Church, with the Rev. Nathan Seckinger, pastor of the church, officiating. More...

Community

Kathryn Gray featured as The Record-Argus’ June Timeless Tribute

When Kathryn Gray was just a pre-teen, what they now call a tween, she began playing the piano, which then transitioned into playing the organ.  After more than 28 years as professor of music at Thiel College, Gray decided now was the time to re More...

Mercer Co. Community FCU awards scholarships at annual meeting

WEST MIDDLESEX — The Mercer County Community Federal Credit Union (MCCFCU) celebrated 60 years of service to its members at its annual meeting April 8 at the Park Inn by Radisson.  There were 185 members and guests in attendance to celebra More...

Mercer Community Band to present “An American Celebration’ Friday

MERCER — The Mercer Community Band will perform the second concert of its 40th anniversary season at 7 p.m. Friday on the historic Mercer County Courthouse square.  Dr. Hendley D. More...