GROVE CITY – Relay for Life of Grove City will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at Grove City Memorial Park.

GROVE CITY – The Grove City area has its first Blessing Box thanks to the kindness and generosity of a woman who hopes that those in need know they are loved.

PINE TOWNSHIP — An attorney for the former George Junior Republic employee accused of taking a 16-year-old resident claimed Wednesday that his client was unaware that the teenager was in her car July 5 when she left work.

MERCER — An attorney representing the Grove City man accused of killing his wife June 16 argued July 21 that hearsay statements were not sufficient evidence to hold him for trial.

VOLANT – The Boy Who Lived left his mark on Volant again Saturday, in the form of The Festival that Lived.

Emily Schepp loves bicycling, so being recognized for safe riding was a bonus that came with a sweet reward.

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GROVE CITY – Don Huntington is willing to help Grove City borough enforce an ordinance update that, if approved, would let him keep his chickens at home.

GROVE CITY – Tony Kaper was already familiar with the former Cooper Industries plant in Grove City when Hall Industries Inc. started looking for just the right space in 2019.

PINE TOWNSHIP – A former George Junior Republic employee faces felony and misdemeanor charges for allegedly helping a resident leave the Pine Township facility.

GROVE CITY – The Henry Buhl Library at Grove City College is in the beginning stages of a $9 million renovation project that will provide a cafe plus more services and study spaces.

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GROVE CITY – Ellaura Shoop has combined her love of meerkats and writing to publish the first in a series of fictional books about the South African creatures.

PINE TOWNSHIP – The Grove City man accused of beating his wife to death is now in jail.

EAST LACKAWANNOCK TOWNSHIP – Bill McCandless always heads to work first thing in the morning, so he wondered what was going on when his family convinced him to make other plans on Monday.

EAST LACKAWANNOCK TOWNSHIP – Bill McCandless always heads to work first thing in the morning, so he wondered what was going on when his family convinced him to make other plans on Monday.

PINE TOWNSHIP – Pennsylvania State Police out of Mercer are looking for a New Wilmington man charged with rape and possession of child porn.

GROVE CITY – The former commercial building at 108 Lincoln Ave., Grove City, and the adjacent vacant house at 138 N. Broad St. are coming down. They were condemned and are owned by HomeTown Community Rentals Inc., which has been with working with the borough on a court-ordered remediation plan.

Monday night’s vote to raise property taxes in the Grove City Area School District was not unanimous, but the measure was approved.

GROVE CITY – Police continued Thursday to investigate the murder of a woman who was found dead Wednesday in Grove City.

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GROVE CITY – Grove City police are investigating a homicide that happened Wednesday afternoon at a downtown business.

MERCER – The children in Mrs. Kerry Van Woert’s third-grade class at Mercer Elementary were excited to say “thank you” to Mercer police with a mural outside the police station.

GROVE CITY – Grove City school board members are leaning toward a property tax increase for next school year.

MERCER – The rain held off just long enough for Mercer High School seniors to enjoy a sendoff celebrating the end of a challenging year.

COOLSPRING TOWNSHIP — Bryndle Berger is one of the Girl Scouts’ newest members, and she was excited to start working toward her first patch.

Wearing a T-shirt bearing images of chickens and the words “I love my ladies,” Don Huntington held Flora the hen, who sat quietly as he talked about how each of his seven hens has her own personality.

COVID-19 canceled a popular car cruise last summer, but the event is back this year and with a different setup.

Unofficial results from the May 18 primary election show that Joe Nash will likely become the next district judge to serve the Slippery Rock area.

GROVE CITY – The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a large impact on Grove City Area School District’s budget for the 2021-22 school year.

GROVE CITY – Part of Grove City High School is coming alive with plants, fish and lessons about sustainability.

GROVE CITY – Small businesses in Grove City have a second chance to apply for COVID-19 grant funding that has been allocated to the borough.

PINE TOWNSHIP — The chief executive officer of George Junior Republic cast doubt on a state police report that gang activity fueled a May 3 incident where one resident teen is accused of stabbed another.

MERCER – The impending retirement of Mercer County Common Pleas President Judge Robert G. Yeatts will create a vacancy on the county courts.

A retired prosecutor, an attorney, and a software specialist are in the running for the district judge seat based in Slippery Rock.

A retired prosecutor, an attorney, and a software specialist are in the running for the district judge seat based in Slippery Rock.

Five groups and individuals are being honored for their commitment to local conservation efforts.

The Mercer County Conservation District recently hosted the Envirothon competition, which educates high school students in natural resource and environmental sciences.

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