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Marty Wingard (right) plows sidewalks around Columbia Avenue and Clinton Street Thursday afternoon while Don Alabran anchors the rear of the four-wheeler. More...

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Today is the 20th day of 2018 and the 31st day of winter. More...

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Keeping the president honest

As Donald Trump marks his first year in office, this question is more critical and consequential than ever: How should the media be covering the president? More...

Sports

LOCAL MATMEN LOOK FOR SUCCESS AT MERCER VFW

MERCER — At the 5th Annual Mercer VFW Wrestling Tournament Friday (clockwise from top) Greenville’s Brenden Calvin (top) works to pin Cochranton’s Shane McKinney in the round of 16 at 195 pounds; at 145 pounds, Commodore Perry&rsquo More...

Steelers select Meadville grad Randy Fichtner as offensive coordinator

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Steelers didn’t look very far for offensive coordinator Todd Haley’s replacement, promoting longtime quarterbacks coach Randy Fichtner, a 1982 Meadville High School graduate, to the position on Thursday, four d More...

Sailors fall in OT at Wilmington

LOCAL SPORTS

Boys’ Basketball  Wilmington 74, Lakeview 65   NEW WILMINGTON — It took extra court time to figure out the winner of Friday’s Lakeview Wilmington game, but a 15-point overtime period gave the Hounds the Region 2 win at Wil More...

Community

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Game Commission board to meet Jan. 28 to 30  Meeting to be streamed online   HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its first quarterly meeting of 2018, from Jan. More...

Dottie and Bob Scott celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

The family of Dorothy “Dottie” and Robert “Bob” Scott of West Salem Township is hosting a card shower in honor of the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary.  Mr. Scott married the former Dottie Uhrin Nov. More...

Local boys, girls encouraged to check out Mercer County 4-H

COOLSPRING TOWNSHIP — According to Steve Pfaff, right now is the perfect time for anyone to join Mercer County 4-H.  More...

Government heads toward a shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government careened toward shutdown Friday night in a chaotic close to Donald Trump’s first year as president, as Democrats and Republicans preemptively traded blame while still struggling to find some accord before More...

Bad timing: Shutdown threat shadows Trump one-year festivities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Talk about lousy timing.  President Donald Trump had hoped to spend the weekend celebrating the one-year anniversary of his inauguration. More...

Teachers brave creepy crawlers for ‘Masterpiece’ reading project

Over the next several weeks, families across Greenville will be diving into “Masterpiece” — the story of a beetle and a boy working together to solve an art heist. More...

News

Nesbit announces bid for third term in state House

State Rep. Tedd Nesbit, a Republican representing the state’s eighth House district, announced earlier this week that he is seeking his third term in office.  More...

TOP 5 STORIES

Miss one of The Record-Argus’ top stories? Here are the five most-read articles on RecordArgusNews.com this week.   Speaker tells students how drugs took away everything — almost, Jan. 13, http://bit.ly/2DjyRjT  More...

Top GOP lawmaker tells party officials he’ll run for Congress

HARRISBURG (AP) — Dave Reed, the majority leader of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, is telling Republican Party officials that he plans to run for Congress to succeed U.S. Rep. More...

Obituaries

Frederick R. Beil

Frederick R. Beil died on Nov. 10, 2017, surrounded by his beloved wife and family members at The Villages hospital in Florida.  Fred was born July 3, 1944, in Greenville to the late Irene and Samuel F. Beil of Greenville.  More...

James N. Weaver

James N. Weaver, 96, of Wyomissing, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at County Meadows.  He was the husband of Betty J. (Smith) Weaver, with whom he shared 74 years of marriage.  He was born Aug. More...

SERVICES

BEIL — Frederick R., 73, formerly of Greenville. A family gravesite burial will be held at the Shenango Valley Cemetery, Greenville, on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 11 a.m. More...