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Coroner: Must talk to someone after OD, not ‘cut them loose’

MERCER — With the county’s number of drug overdoses climbing every week, county Coroner John Libonati sees two current efforts that could help make some headway.  First, Sharon Regional Health System is spearheading a program in whic More...

Still some trimming left for Reynolds budget

PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — With the first draft of its 2017-18 spending plan, the Reynolds School Board is looking at a deficit of $881,000, but school leaders say they’re far from done with the budget.  More...

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April 29, 1959: Horse show plans reported at tea

FROM THE ARCHIVES

Reports on a program of plans for the 1959 Horse Show on May 30 by the Women’s Auxiliary to the Greenville Hospital were heard yesterday afternoon at an informal tea at the Greenville Country Club.  More...

Obituaries

Ward A. Brooke

Ward A. Brooke, 75, of Saybrook Boulevard, Columbiana, Ohio, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at his residence.  He was born Dec. More...

Peggy L. Delp

Peggy L. Delp, 73, formerly of Greenville, died April 12, 2017, at a hospice house in Temple Terrance, Fla.  She was born in Greenville on Sept. More...

James N. (Jim) Hamilton

James N. (Jim) Hamilton, sergeant major, U.S. Army, retired, passed away on March 19, 2017, after a short battle with cancer.  More...

Back to the bargaining table for Mercer board, teachers’ union

MERCER — After 15 unsuccessful negotiation sessions and one rejected fact finder’s report, the Mercer Area School Board and the Mercer Education Association will return to the bargaining table in the hopes of finding common ground in a ne More...

Greenville board sees better budget than it thought

In the early years of its Hempfield Elementary School renovation project, Greenville School Board members knew budgets would be tight, and while the current year has been tight, district leaders are projecting they’ll finish better than anticip More...

In Mercer, both sides optimistic for a new agreement

MERCER — In his 38 years on the job, Mercer Superintendent Bill Gathers said he hasn’t seen a contract negotiation go as far as current talks between the school board and the Mercer Education Association.  More...

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PUPPETS ON ‘AVENUE Q’

Note: Thiel Players’ show is Rated R

(Above) Keenan Weimer (right) and Justin Myers operate the character Nicky, while (right photo) Brianna Walkup plays Red in the Thiel Players’“Avenue Q,” which will open today. More...

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U.S. stocks rally again as banks and industrial companies rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed Thursday as industrial companies, banks, technology and materials firms and energy companies all rallied.  A strong day of corporate results left investors feeling better about the economy.  More...

Sports

With districts looming, Greenville track proud of their improvements

Trojans split three-team meet with Slippery Rock, Kennedy

The District 10 track and field meet is officially under a month away, and every team in the area is taking notice, including the Greenville Trojans and both teams who traveled to the area to face them in dual meets Thursday: Slippery Rock and Kenned More...

Lady Muskies survive after going to extras with Sharon, 6-5

JAMESTOWN — It took extra innings for either team to gain the advantage they needed, and in the ninth it was Bailey Haines who got to play hero for the Lady Muskies, singling home catcher Camille Engstrom from third to win the game for Jamestow More...

Reynolds Pitch, Hit, Run Sunday

The Reynolds Raiders Varsity baseball team will host a free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition for area youth on Sunday at 11 a.m. at Thiel College’s Alumni Stadium on College Avenue.  More...

Community

Friends of Music to host special concert with organist Ann Labounsky April 30

Program to be presented April 30 at Holy Trinity

The Friends of Music at Holy Trinity, in conjunction with the Northwestern Pennsylvania Synod, will present a special concert celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation Sunday, April 30, at 4 p.m. More...

BIRTHS

The Women’s Center at Sharon Regional   Peyton Nicole Varner, daughter of Bradley and Kelly Varner of Perry Township, was born April 14, 2017.  She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20 inches long.  She has one sister, Taylor, More...

ORGANIZATIONAL NEWS

Greenville Lions Club   HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Greenville Lions Club is currently preparing for its 52nd annual pancake and sausage day April 27 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. More...