PINE TOWNSHIP – The attorney for a Lawrence County man accused of providing a fatal dose of fentanyl to a Grove City man argued in court that the prosecution failed to prove its case.

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Grove City College students will be returning to campus for the fall semester, while Slippery Rock University is conducting classes via remote instruction for most students.

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GROVE CITY – Don’t just call him “Mr. Mayor” anymore. You can call Grove City’s Randy Riddle Mr. Mayor of the Year.

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MERCER — No matter where it happens or how it happens, every death in Mercer County must be reported to the county coroner’s office.

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After a year-long investigation, Grove City police filed murder and other charges July 15 against a Plain Grove Township man in connection with the overdose death of a Grove City man.

MERCER – A former inmate at State Correctional Institution Mercer was sentenced to a lengthy prison term after pleading guilty to strangling his cellmate to death last year.

With school districts throughout the state struggling to develop a plan to reopen school safely for the 2020-21 school year, Grove City Area School District put the question to one of the most important stakeholders — the families of students.

GROVE CITY — Schools closed in mid-March to in-person instruction because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it hasn’t been a vacation for educational administrators at Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV.

MERCER — Even though Jeff Greenburg is stepping down as director of the Mercer County Voter Registration and Election Bureau, he’s not going anywhere.

STONEBORO – While The Great Stoneboro Fair has been canceled, it looks like the fairgrounds will still host harness racing over part of the extended Labor Day weekend, said a member of the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission.

The Community Food Warehouse of Mercer County is hosting a drive-thru food distribution will be held Tuesday, July 21, at Greenville High School, 9 Donation Road, Greenville.

The main event for Grove City’s annual Relay for Life has been canceled, but organizers continue to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society.

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP – If you ordered a different milkshake each day from Jones’ Burgers ‘N Shakes, it would take nearly a year to to sample every flavor on the menu.

Glen Brunken’s most recent reading journey started in mid-January with “The Biggest Bear,” and it ended July 1 with Sesame Street’s “We’re Different, We’re the Same.”

Two women, passionate about the performing arts have launched a podcast, with a boost from The Guthrie Theater. “We’ve just got lots and lots of good ideas,” said Lisa Livingston Pritchard.

The wedding ceremony combined elements of the bride’s ancestral Indian traditions — including a stage for the exchange of vows and a Hindu priest — with a few alterations.

Property taxes in the Grove City Area School District are holding steady for the 2020-21 school year.

Many summer events have been canceled or postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but people can still plan on taking in a few fireworks displays.

GROVE CITY – After enduring nearly three months of online-only classes and canceled school activities and athletic seasons, Grove City High School students kicked up their heels Saturday night.

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MERCER – Mercer Area Library staff and volunteers welcomed patrons on Thursday, the first day in three months that the building was open to the public.

Representatives of Mercer County and several municipalities learned more on Monday about Community Development Block Grant funds, including COVID-19 allocations.

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GROVE CITY – Part of a Grove City neighborhood got a makeover thanks to residents volunteering their time, tools and supplies.

Members of two local Pennsylvania Army National Guard units deployed to the Philadelphia area headed home last week, an Army National Guard spokesman said.

GROVE CITY – An Olde Town Grove City restaurant that opened briefly earlier this year will not be reopening.

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Proms across the country have been cancelled or postponed because of COVID-19, and some local parents are planning an alternative celebration.

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GROVE CITY – The Grove City Memorial Park swimming pool will open for the season on Friday, June 19.

Two local organizations are preparing to serve hundreds of chicken dinners this Sunday in the Grove City area.

Plans are in motion for Grove City Area School District leaders to offer a few options for students when classes resume Aug. 31.

MERCER — Completion Thursday of Mercer County’s mail-in ballot count sealed victories for state Rep. Timothy Bonner and Wheatland’s home rule charter.

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GROVE CITY — “I can’t breathe ... mama.”

GROVE CITY — A Grove City man was charged Tuesday with impersonating a public servant after an incident at a local business.

This school year did not end the way everyone was hoping for, but Grove City High School’s class of 2020 is making the most of it.

As the academic year comes to a close, Grove City school board members are putting things in motion for this summer and the new school year.

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GROVE CITY – Craig Hodgkins and his medical service dog Foxy have been together just a few days, but the Pittsburgh man said he already feels like it’s been a life-changing experience.

After winning his state legislative seat in a special election March 17, state Rep. Tim Bonner is now running in the first of what he hopes are two more elections this year to keep it.

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PINE TOWNSHIP – A Grove City business owner teamed up with community members to show local healthcare workers how much they’re appreciated.

GROVE CITY – This year’s Olde Town Grove City Farmers’ Market will include some preventative measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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