Mercer County, PAThe Herald

Man accused of killing wife

COOLSPRING TOWNSHIP – A Coolspring Township man is accused of strangling his wife to death on Monday. Eric Raymond George, 44, of 374 N. Perry Highway, Lot 87, will be arraigned at 2 p.m. today in front of District Judge Daniel W. Davis on charges of criminal homicide. According to...
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Police seek Farrell man in Friday shooting

SHARON — Sharon police are looking for a Farrell man they believe was the shooter that sent one man to the hospital Friday night. In a statement, Sharon City Police Department said it has issued a warrant for Tyree Mosby, 18, of Farrell, who they described as being 5-feet, 9-inches tall and 180 pounds. As of Monday afternoon, Mosby wasn’t […]
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Youngstown man charged for 'suspicious' blaze at closed Cortland golf course

A Youngstown man faces arson and other charges as the state fire marshal investigates a fire that destroyed a building on a closed Cortland golf course. Flames and smoke could be seen from drivers along Route 11 shortly after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday as the fire spread through a storage barn at the now-closed Walnut Run Golf Course on East Main Street.
Mercer County, PANew Castle News

PennDOT has dirt, and you can have it

PennDOT has a dirty secret. Well, it’s not exactly a secret – but it is dirty. The state agency responsible for roads and bridges offers a down-to-earth deal: It will deliver unwanted fill dirt, accumulated while working on its road projects, to state residents and business — for free. This...

Youngstowns Market Street Bridge to glow purple Tuesday night

Youngstown’s Market Street Bridge will be illuminated with purple lights Tuesday night in observance of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. People are also being urged to include a hint of purple in their wardrobe as Adult Protective Services of Mahoning County hopes to stop the abuse of older citizens. According...
Vienna Center,

Pets perish in Vienna fire

The Ohio Fire Marshal is investigating after flames spread from an attached garage to a house in Vienna Township. Crews from four surrounding fire departments helped Vienna firefighters along Warner Road NE near Amy Boyle Road when the blaze was reported shortly after 10 pm Monday. As Vienna firefighters made...
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Venango County Lagging Behind in COVID-19 Vaccinations

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – With President Biden’s goal date of July 4 to reach a COVID-19 vaccination rate of 70 percent of adults less than three weeks away, Venango County is currently lagging behind. (Photo by Dave Cyphert of ProPoint Media Photography) As of the most recent update on...
Meadville, PAErie Times-News

No Thurston Classic but hot air balloons to fly over Meadville in late chairman's honor

Officials canceled the traditional Thurston Classic for this year because of COVID-19, but a hot air balloon flyover will honor its late chairman this weekend. Event organizers said in a statement that the four-day event wouldn't take place because of restrictions on crowd gatherings. Instead, officials said, seven balloonists will attempt to honor Ted Watts, who died in October from complications of COVID-19.
Franklin, PAEllwood City Ledger

No quit: Ellwood woman has no plans to leave job at 96

FRANKLIN TWP. — All work and little play makes Cathy Sabatino, 96, just plain happy. Sabatino works six to eight hours, four to five days a week in the meat department at Giant Eagle in Franklin Plaza. She has been there for 37 years where she lifts, weighs and wraps...

Poland attorney's reprimand case going before Ohio Supreme Court

Allegations that a Poland Attorney notarized documents before taking them to a couple he was representing in an estate planning case are going before Ohio’s highest court. Ohio Supreme Court Justices on Wednesday are scheduled to hear oral arguments in the case brought by the Mahoning County Bar Association against Attorney Joseph R. Macejko.
Mercer County,


DELAWARE TOWNSHIP — The Reynolds Rebels 14U softball team stands together at the Delaware Township Fields prior to Monday evening’s Mercer County Fastpitch game against Grove City. Reynolds has been playing this Mercer County season in memory of Lisa Herman, who passed away earlier this year. Herman was a constant presence within the Reynolds softball community at all age levels, […]
Lawrence County, PANew Castle News

'Canes, 'Cats eye state titles

It was a Lawrence County double on Monday. Both the New Castle and Shenango high baseball teams punched tickets to their respective state championship games on Friday. It’s the first PIAA title game appearance for either school. In the first half of the doubleheader from Neshanonck High School, New Castle’s...
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Tour of Linesville farm kicks off Pa. veteran field day series

The Pennsylvania Veteran Farming Project kicked off its series of field days June 4 with a tour of Pyma Love Farm, in Linesville, Pennsylvania. Garret and Natalie Love are both veterans of the Ohio Air National Guard. Natalie has family near Columbus, and the couple lived near Mansfield, Ohio for a time.

SRU Alum To Take Over Game Commission Region

A graduate of Slippery Rock University has been promoted to a new position within the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Former Land Management Group Supervisor in the Northeast Region Michael Beahm has been named the new Director of the Southcentral Region Office in Huntingdon, PA. Beahm graduated from SRU in the early...
Franklin, PADerrick

Swarm of bees follow queen in Franklin

There was a "buzz" on Dogwood Drive in Franklin on Friday as Matt Simpson said he saw a huge cloud of thousands of bees begin to pile onto a branch in his neighbor's yard. Simpson said the clump of bees was about the size of a football, but not a nest though. Simpson said he had seen this before at his old residence, so he called Jeff Lake, whose queen had left the hive and the swarm followed.