NEW CASTLE – Disability Options Network, the Center for Independent Living that serves Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Mercer and Westmoreland counties, was recently awarded grant funding to create a temporary modular ramp rental program. This program will rent temporary ramp…

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MERCER — Neighbors of Curtis Esquibel and area support organizations are rallying to the aid of the 31-year-old veteran living with a brain tumor.

PINE TOWNSHIP – The criminal prosecution of a North Carolina man accused of raping a Pine Township girl he connected with on social media will move to Mercer County Common Pleas Court.

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Grove City council members have tabled a request for a borough-owned alley to be vacated.

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GROVE CITY – Grove City College will host Fox News analyst Brit Hume today, Sept. 29. Hume will discuss the state of the news media for “The Press and Free Society” at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Crawford Hall on campus.

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LAKE TOWNSHIP – As ferocious winds battered his Lake Township restaurant Wednesday night, a terrified Adam McCullough led a customer to the basement.

SLIPPERY ROCK TOWNSHIP – The Slippery Rock Township Zoning Hearing Board has scheduled a public hearing to consider the development of an asphalt mix plant.

Some Grove City Area School District employees could have additional payments and benefits coming their way.

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A tie vote spelled defeat for a Grove City Area School Board resolution that would have criticized state officials for their handling of Pennsylvania’s school mask mandate.

Slippery Rock VillageFest is back and organizers hope the event will be better than ever.

A Harrisville man is facing attempted homicide charges from accusations that he shot a woman and stabbed a man Saturday morning in West Liberty.

JACKSON TOWNSHIP — An Allegheny County man was killed Wednesday morning in a car accident on Interstate 79.

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Sharpsville students returned to school last week, as local school districts gear up to enforce Gov. Tom Wolf’s statewide mandate that all school-aged children must weak masks in the classroom. The mandate goes into effect Tuesday.

Lynchwoods Spirits sells flavored moonshine, whiskey, bourbon and wine.

As of Tuesday, all of the public school districts in Mercer County have begun classes. All schools are offering in-person instruction in spite of rising COVID-19 cases.

MERCER – A common pleas judge sentenced former West Middlesex borough council President Thomas Hartshorn on Wednesday to spend 10 days in jail for sending a 15-year-old a picture of his genitals.

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GROVE CITY – After dealing with COVID-19 restrictions and the hospitalization of a staff member, Grove City Community Library’s schedule of family fun is quickly filling up.

A Mercer man died Friday after he was thrown from his vehicle in an accident in Brookfield Township.

LEESBURG – Leesburg ECO Presbyterian Church offered children the opportunity to get up close and personal Saturday with big trucks and construction equipment. The church, in Springfield Township, has held Touch a Truck a few times, but was unable to host the event last year due to the pandemic.

Owen Long, 21 months, of Butler, feeds a goat on Saturday at the Sunflower Festival at Fair Haven Farms in Springfield Township. The inaugural event included vendors, hayrides, games and more.

FINDLEY TOWNSHIP – The Mercer County Jail is taking steps to meet requirements of the state Department of Corrections relating to the Delta variant of COVID-19.

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The congressional districts in Pennsylvania’s northwest region should be updated so that counties or municipalities are not divided among two or more representatives, residents told state legislatures Tuesday.

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The Lincoln Avenue bridge over Wolf Creek in Grove City has reopened.

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