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SOUTH SHENANGO TOWNSHIP — Kelly Redick’s Jamestown second graders dress in attire of various career paths, including a doctor, vet, basketball players, rock star, carpenter, architect, scientist, dog walker and soldier Friday during the a More...

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To attract business, or to grow business, Pa. must have properly trained workers

Following Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget address in early February, the House Appropriations Committee began a threeweek period of budget hearings in Harrisburg.  More...

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Obituaries

Frederick L. Buchanan

Frederick L. Buchanan, 82, formerly of Jamestown, passed away Friday, Feb. More...

Paul Martin Clark

Paul Martin Clark, 60, of 103 10th St., Greenville (Pymatuning Township), passed away at 8:35 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at The Grove at Greenville.  He was born in Greenville, on Jan. More...

Harry L. Lorigan Sr.

Harry L. Lorigan Sr., 78, of River Road, Delaware Township, Greenville, passed away Thursday afternoon, Feb. 22, 2018, in the ER of UPMC Horizon, Greenville, after an apparent heart attack.  He was born in Kissinger Mills, Pa., on Sept. More...

Community

BOOKS COLLECTED AND DONATED TO CHILDREN, MERCER LIBRARY, UNITED WAY

MERCER — Mercer County Career Center National Technical Honor Society members recently collected 272 books during the first book drive sponsored by the organization at the center.  More...

Upcycled art contest returns to Penn State Shenango Earth Fest

Registration open for April 7 event

SHARON — Penn State Shenango is gearing up for its annual Upcycled Art Contest, which is held in conjunction with the campus’ Earth Day celebration Saturday, April 7.  The contest was designed to inspire elementary and middle school More...

Great American Cleanup now underway

The Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, a cooperative of state agencies, non-profits and businesses is now taking place, through May 31, and volunteers are needed to participate.  The Great American Cleanup of PA is a litter cleanup, plus be More...

Trump: Arm U.S. teachers; they love kids as others don’t

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told conservatives Friday that even Second Amendment supporters can get behind steps to fight gun violence in schools, offering a red-meat call for arming teachers and suggesting they would be more likel More...

Salvation Army lauds volunteers who meet the annual challenges

From the countless hours put into ringing the bell for the Red Kettle Campaign at Christmas, to helping out in the food pantry, Greenville Salvation Army Lt. More...

Lakeview calendar: Students start school after Labor Day

Board also hires new football coach

SANDY LAKE TOWNSHIP — The Lakeview School Board approved the 2018-2019 school calendar Tuesday evening, with school starting Sept. More...

 

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Jamestown students explore future careers through Junior Achievement program

SOUTH SHENANGO TOWNSHIP — During Jamestown Elementary School’s annual Junior Achievement career day, partners from the community talked to students about different topics as part of financial literacy.  The program, sponsored by the More...

Docs: Woman whose affair led rep to quit threatened her husband

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman whose affair with a Pennsylvania congressman led to his resignation — and who’s pursuing her own run for the U.S. More...

Broad rally helps stocks end a choppy week slightly higher

Wall Street capped several days of choppy trading Friday with a broad rally that gave the stock market a modest gain for the week.  Technology companies, banks and health care stocks accounted for much of the market’s gains.  Energy c More...

Sports

The ‘Garlic Girls’: South Korean curlers a global sensation

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Forget Lindsey Vonn and Adam Rippon. The real rock stars of the Pyeongchang Olympics are a humble group of Korean curlers who have no idea they’ve become a global sensation.  More...

Greenville gets by Wildcats to advance to semifinals

MEADVILLE — It wasn’t the easiest win Greenville has had all year, but the Trojans, aided by strong second and third quarters, were able to outlast Northwestern 50-42 Friday in the District 10 quarterfinals at Meadville High School.  More...

Sailors sunk by Cambridge Springs

FAIRVIEW — After a commanding win over Union City in the first round, the Lakeview Sailors’ turnaround season came to a tough end against Cambridge Springs on Friday night at Fairview High School in the District 10 2A quarterfinals. More...