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Teen Entrepreneur Starts Distribution of Juice Drink

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Entrepreneur and Hickory High School student Cynthia Torrence has launched NIU FlaMingo, a low-sugar juice drink. Housed at the ...

Hermitage teen creates tropical fruit drink, ready for distribution  WFMJ

A Mercer County teen has come up with a low- sugar, low-calorie tropical juice drink that's now being commercially produced and ready for distribution.

Hickory will get $826K turf field | Local News  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — Hermitage School District will install a turf field at the flood-plagued Hickory High School baseball field.

Students post farewell messages to lost friends | Hermitage  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — The messages, in colorful Post-It notes, are heartfelt and heartbreaking.

Community mourns loss of Hickory High School students  WYTV

HERMITAGE, Pa. (WYTV) - A Mercer County community is mourning the loss of two Hickory High School students after a tragic crash over the weekend.

Communities come together to mourn the loss of Hickory High School students  WFMJ

The Hermitage community is still coming together to help the families of four girls involved in that fatal crash on I-80 Sunday night.

Heavy hearts, open arms: Communities reach out after Hermitage teens' deaths  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — On Monday, the leadership at Grace Chapel Community Church honored the “community” part of its name.

Hermitage schools consider spending $824000 for artificial turf on baseball field  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — Baseball players at Hickory High School in Hermitage might soon have a new turf field.

Heartfelt condolences abound across county | Editorials  Sharonherald

YOU OFTEN SEE the best come out in people when there is a tragedy. And that is exactly what has happened as Hickory High School and the Hermitage and ...

A T-shirt to remember: Fundraiser will set up scholarship in Hickory students' memory  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — Years after graduating from Hickory High School, and completing on the Hornets' athletic teams, Sean Zippie remembers the rivalries among ...

John Richard Kizak Obituary

WEST MIDDLESEX, PA (MyValleyTributes) – John Richard Kizak, 82, of West Middlesex, passed away Monday evening, June 17, 2019, in UPMC Horizon, ...

District 10 schools support grieving Hickory - Sports

D-10 rallies around school after 2 students die, 2 injured in accident.

2 Hickory students killed, 2 injured in I-80 car/tractor-trailer accident near Mercer  Sharonherald

MERCER – Two teenagers from Hermitage were killed Sunday night when the car they were in slid into the path of a tractor-trailer on Interstate 80.

Campus and community outreach for families of teen victims and survivors of tragic crash  WCN (WestminsterCollege Network)

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.- From the campus of Westminster College to the sanctuary of the New Life Baptist Church in New Wilmington, local hearts and minds ...

Austintown artist moved to memorialize Hickory girls lost in crash  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Ron Moore Jr. cried when he saw the news of two Hickory students who died in an accident on Interstate 80 Sunday night.

Tap dancing musical comes to Hickory High School  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — In one moment, the Hickory High School's auditorium becomes a typical Broadway theater complete with lights and tap dancing.

Teens give historical society a history lesson | Local News  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — Even though students think of Hickory High School as the building at the corner of North Hermitage and Highland roads, it's actually the fourth ...

Remembering Hermitage teens killed in crash  WFMJ

Prayers will be shared throughout the Hermitage community as many mourn the loss of two young lives taken in a crash Sunday night.

Notebook: Woods brought out Boyd's best – and the best in all Hickory track & field athletes  Sharonherald

A straw hat in springtime could only mean Coach Keith Woods was working his magic for Hickory High's track & field program.

Joe Ranelli says girls left their mark on Notre Dame, community  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Alexis Myers and Danielle Nelson's smiles are burnt into Joe Ranelli's memory. "I can't do anything but smile because of the beauty and the ...

'Hickory Strong' fundraiser for families of I-80 crash victims in Hermitage raises thousands  WFMJ

The two girls who survived February's fatal crash on I-80 in Mercer County are continuing to recover, one home with family and the other still in the hospital.


TRANSFER –– Coach Craig Antush's Hickory High girls' golf team added another Region 1 banner to its collection.

Security efforts strengthen in local schools | Local News  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – When Tony Moses received an alert on his phone about the Texas school shooting Friday morning, his heart sank.

GRADUATION 16: Hickory High School, Hermitage | Community  Sharonherald

HICKORY. Hickory High School, Hermitage, has announced these plans for graduation: • BACCALAUREATE: 7 p.m. June 1 at Hickory United Methodist Church.

Church to host grief day | Local News  Sharonherald

NEW WILMINGTON — New Life Baptist Church pastoral counselor Tim Fair understands grief — and what it takes to manage it.

Hickory High School awards and scholarships | Community  Sharonherald

HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS. Hermitage. Members of the class of 2017 at Hickory High School received these awards and scholarships: • Alexis Allen – Westminer ...

Notre Dame church members mourn death of teens killed in crash  WYTV

The director of youth education at Notre Dame said Alexis Myers and Danielle Nelson were active members of the Hermitage parish.

Hickory football coach Brest will return | Sports  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Bill Brest is not resigning. “I'm the head football coach at Hickory High School,” he emphasized Thursday afternoon. Last Friday, Brest was ...

2018 High school awards: Hickory | Community  Sharonherald

HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS. EDITOR'S NOTE: When this list was originally published, The Herald omitted photographs of these students who received $5,000 or ...

Hickory grad seeks DA post | Local News  Allied News

A *fresh* perspective will be at the center of Dustin Cole's campaign when he runs for Mercer County district attorney in 2019.

Chromebooks a hit at Hickory | News  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Roseanne Hoffman was one of the Hickory High School teachers who had some trepidation when school officials decided that every student in ...

Frank Richard Styduhar Obituary

HERMITAGE, PA (MyValleyTributes) – Frank Richard Styduhar, of Hermitage, passed away peacefully at 8:21 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in his home, ...

Student productions around the valley  Youngstown Vindicator

Here's a look at student productions that will be staged in the Mahoning Valley: “Shrek: The Musical”. Austintown Fitch High School, 4560 Falcon Drive, ...

Minimum wage hike stirs debate | Local News  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Scheidemantle Motors refuses to pay minimum wage – because it's too low.

Fatal crash inquiry ongoing | County  Sharonherald

EAST LACKAWANNOCK TOWNSHIP – Pennsylvania State Police are still investigating the cause of an accident that took the lives of two Hickory High students ...

Alexis N. “Lexi” Myers Obituary

Alexis N. “Lexi” Myers, of Hermitage, passed away at 7:20 p.m. Sunday, February 10, 2019, in East Lackawannock Township from injuries sustained due to a car ...

Hickory High School 2016 graduation awards | Community  Sharonherald

HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS. Hickory. HERMITAGE – Members of the Hickory High School class of 2016 received awards and scholarships. Photos, when ...

Olympic Fun Center in Hermitage joins in on #HornetStrong cause  WFMJ

There was an immense show of support Monday evening for the two Hickory High school teens killed in that crash on I-80 two weeks ago. The Olympic Fun ...

Hickory High School class of 2015 | Local News  Sharonherald

HICKORY. Hickory High School, Hermitage, has announced the following graduation plans: • BACCALAUREATE: 7 p.m. May 31 in Church of Notre Dame, 2325 ...

Whitehead resigns as Hickory High girls basketball coach  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Jeanette Whitehead has resigned as Hickory High girls basketball coach, ending a 20-year tenure.

Outlook 2018: David Gibb doesn't just teach his students about history. He teaches them about life  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Hardly a minute goes by without David Gibb asking a question or a student's hand punching the air with an answer — or even another question.

Hickory High homecoming | Community  The Herald

Hickory High homecoming. Lauren Bell was named queen during homecoming festivities at Hickory High School, Hermitage. The homecoming court consists of, ...

Hermitage school district employees awarded for outstanding efforts for students  Sharonherald

The Mercer County Chapter of Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees presented the Woodson Award to two Hermitage School District employees.

Daniela Krahe: Hickory High School | Local News  Sharonherald

Who has been the most influential person in your life and why?

Duquesne women's soccer unveils 2019 recruiting class

PITTSBURGH (Via Duquesne University) – Duquesne women's soccer head coach Al Alvine has announced the 2019 five-woman recruiting class: “We are ...

McConnell to seek third term as commissioner | Local News  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — The senior member of Mercer County's board of commissioners announced his intention to run for a third term in office.

‘They are carrying a lot with them’: Importance of talking about grief after tragedy  WYTV

Classmates at Hickory High, friends, family and first responders are dealing with the emotional aftermath of a deadly crash.

Elections May 2019: William J. Moder III

William J. Moder III is running for Hermitage City Commissioner.

Hickory grad seeks Mercer County DA post | News  Sharonherald

A *fresh* perspective will be at the center of Dustin Cole's campaign when he runs for Mercer County District Attorney in 2019.

Attorney Joanow seeking common pleas judgeship | Local News  Sharonherald

MERCER — Attorney Michael Joanow is emphasizing his 30-year legal career as he runs for one of two vacancies on the Mercer County Court of Common ...

Lady Hornets beat Jamestown for D-10 Class 3A softball crown  Sharonherald

ERIE – Will Zachrich and his Hornets softball team put themselves in the Hickory High record books Monday.

Spectators pack the street to watch Hermitage light up the night  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Judging by the lawn chairs and pop up tents set up along East State Street before 3 p.m., the turnout for the annual Hermitage Light Up Parade ...

Brookfield turns inward to find new superintendent after failing to reach consensus  Sharonherald

BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Board of Education made an announcement Wednesday about its search for a new superintendent.

Danielle Paige Nelson Obituary

Danielle Paige Nelson, 15, of Hermitage passed away Sunday evening, February 10, 2019, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born ...

Carol Anton Obituary

Carol Anton, 72, of Hermitage, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019, at her home in Hermitage, Pennsylvania. Carol was born on August 17,1946, ...

A Capitol achievement | Community  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Max Schaller usually draws what he calls “comic book stuff,” such as super heroes, but will dabble in other subjects and media.

Five candidates vie for judge seats | Local News  Sharonherald

MERCER – Five candidates are vying for two vacant judge seats in Mercer County Court of Common Pleas in the May 21 primary.

Your guide to Buhl Day 2018 | Local News  Sharonherald

Hundreds roam the roadways inside of Buhl Park during Buhl Day. A century ago, Frank and Julia Buhl built the community a 300-acre park, a public place of ...

Melvin R. Walker Obituary

HERMITAGE, PA (MyValleyTributes) – Melvin R. Walker, 85, of Hermitage, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Sharon Regional Medical Center in ...

Daniel J. Roberts Obituary

HERMITAGE, PA (MyValleyTributes) - Daniel J. Roberts, 50, of Hermitage, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019, in his home. Dan was born February 7, 1969, ...

Helping those who served: Vietnam veteran helps give the support he didn't have  Sharonherald

Butch Blair, of Hermitage, holds an ammunition box filled with blank rounds used for military funeral services. The Vietnam veteran has three storage units filled ...

Aaron M. Brest Obituary

Aaron M. Brest, of Sharon, passed away Saturday morning, November 24, 2018. He was 32. Aaron was born March 11, 1986, in Tampa, Florida, a son of David ...

3 Hermitage commissioners running for re-election | News  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — The three city commissioners whose terms expire this year— Michael T. Muha, Duane J. Piccirilli and William J. Moder III – will seek re-election.

McGonigle to seek re-election | News  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Mercer County Commissioner Tim McGonigle announced his intention to run this year for re-election, becoming the first incumbent to announce ...

3T Takes Top Prize in eAcademy Competition

HERMITAGE, Pa. – 3T is a startup business run by high school students and launched within the confines of the Entrepreneurship Academy, or eAcademy, ...

Students bring home trophies from Academic Games | Community  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Students from Hickory High School and Delahunty Middle School participated in the Academic Game Presidents at Slippery Rock University.

District 10 track and field results, April 27 - Sports

Results from the City of Hermitage Invitational held on Saturday at Hickory High School. TEAM RESULTS. Boys. 1. Brookville (BV) 121; 2. Grove City (GC) 83; 2.

Esther L. Zulkanycz Obituary

HERMITAGE, PA (MyValleyTributes) - Esther L. Zulkanycz, 62, of Hermitage, formerly of Pearland, Texas, passed away Saturday evening, January 12, 2019, ...

State rematch: Hounds vs. Southern Columbia | Sports  Sharonherald

One more shot. That's what the Wilmington High football team has at capturing a state championship. Fifteen of the Greyhounds' players are seniors and they ...

South Py police under investigation | Pennsylvania  Sharonherald

SOUTH PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP – Supervisors will announce the results of an internal investigation into the practices of its police department at their meeting ...

Tributes | — DAVID E. EVANS  Youngstown Vindicator

Youngstown, Ohio | Tributes, In Memoriam, Deaths, Obituaries, for Warren, Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, Poland.

Mele hired as boys basketball coach at Hickory  Sharonherald

Hermitage School District board of directors, on Monday, named Chris Mele as varsity boys basketball head coach.

Jayme McKay, Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards  Sharonherald

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Roundup: D-10 Singles Tourney on tap; Vass-Gal sets record at Pine-Richland Invite  Sharonherald

The District 10 Class 2A and 3A Singles Tournament is today at Westwood Racquet Club in Erie. The 3A matches begin at noon with 2A starting at 1 p.m..

More than 200 file for primary ballot | News  Sharonherald

MERCER — It's been busy the last couple of days at Mercer County's office of Voter Registration and Elections.

Notebook: No one's having more fun – or success – than Hickory athletes and Coach Boyd  Sharonherald

Having this much success should seem so much more difficult. But beyond all the behind-the-scenes hard work, Hickory High's track & field program seems to ...

B. Jean (Gearhart) Thomas Obituary

B. Jean (Gearhart) Thomas, 83, of Hermitage, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Sharon Regional Hospital in Sharon, Pennsylvania. Jean was born ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL: West Middlesex uses defense to lock down Bulldogs  Meadville Tribune

HERMITAGE — It didn't take long at all for the West Middlesex to show just why it is an unbeaten team. The Ms. Reds locked it in on defense and.

Roxanne Marie “Rocky” (Springer) Shaw Obituary

Roxanne Marie “Rocky” (Springer) Shaw, 52, of Transfer, passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday morning, February 28, 2019, in her home, ...

Susan E. Seidel Obituary

HERMITAGE, PA (MyValleyTributes) – Susan E. (Gruitza) Seidel, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Hermitage, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on ...

Hearing delayed in Clarion DUI crash | Local News  Sharonherald

HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP, Clarion County – The preliminary hearing for a Clark man charged with vehicular homicide in connection with an April crash that killed ...

Structure fire reported in Hempfield Township  Sharonherald

UPDATED at 5:23 p.m.. An unoccupied house burned to the ground at roughly 4 p.m. Wednesday in Hempfield Township. Hempfield Township volunteer fire ...

Photos: Faces of Erie-area high school football

Northwestern High School senior Isaac Simitoski, 17, is shown at the Albion school on July 17. [GREG WOHLFORD/ERIE TIMES-NEWS]. Buy Photo. [2/176].

S. Py officials eye new start, new chief | Local News  Sharonherald

SOUTH PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP – More than a month after dissolving the township's police department, supervisors say they are determined to repair the ...

Jurors deliberate today in DA's trial | Local News  Sharonherald

MERCER — Prosecutors say his actions were a deliberate miscarriage of justice. His defense attorney says it was harmless bad judgment. But the jurors will ...

After 70 years, Kilgore Towing passing from father to son to great-grandson  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — Even before Josh Cidila could walk, he was going on tow truck runs with his grandfather.

District 10 school rushing records fall - Sports

Quarterbacks have garnered a lot of attention over the past decade when it comes to District 10 football. When Corry's Scottie Frisina threw for 5,078 yards ...

Students Showcase What's Cool About Manufacturing

SHARON, Pa. – For the team from Greenville Junior/Senior High School, the hardest part of telling the story of Ilsco Extrusions Inc., was sorting through the ...

Roundup: Cano leads Lady Trojans past Reynolds | Sports  Sharonherald

GIRLS BASKETBALL. • Greenville 45, Reynolds 38 – At Transfer, the visiting Lady Trojans of taskmaster Kristin Richards rolled to the Region 4 road win.

Ice, freezing rain contribute to spate of accidents in Mercer County  Sharonherald

MERCER COUNTY — Icy road conditions contributed to an unusual volume of accidents Thursday.

Cat catch-and-release program called a success  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — After about a year and more than 150 cats spayed or neutered, the Shenango Valley Animal Shelter is looking to continue its catch-and-release ...

Mercer County poised for election | News  Sharonherald

MERCER — In Pennsylvania, polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ohio polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m..

Students win Academic Games honors | Community  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Students from Ionta Elementary, Delahunty Middle and Hickory High School in Hermitage competed in the academic game World Events at ...

PIAA football playoffs have made memories for 30 years

It might seem odd now, but state football playoffs faced opposition before 1988.

Super day for Super Kids | Community  Sharonherald

SHARPSVILLE – Alexis Connors' racing was as hot as the weather Saturday.

Holmes aces his way to 1st-round lead at Genesis Open  Sharonherald

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a round where Tiger Woods kept missing short putts, J.B. Holmes took the lead because of a tee shot that needed no putting at all.

Pitt's Roys-Madden runner-up in Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta in Philly  Sharonherald

University of Pittsburgh rowing duo Brienna Roys (Sharon High alum) and Shannon Madden recently finished runner-up in the prestigious Jefferson Dad Vail ...

Hermitage board raises property taxes | Local News  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — Homeowners in Hermitage will see their property taxes go up nearly two mills after the school board approved the district's budget Monday.

Lakeview "White" wins Bill Mook Invitational | Sports  Sharonherald

BOYS GOLF. Coach Ralph Sundelin's Lakeview High “White” team shot a 315 to win Friday's 15-team Bill Mook Memorial Golf Tournament at Wanango Country ...

Gail Paxton Hogue Obituary

Gail Paxton Hogue of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, passed away after a long battle with pneumonia and leukemia on the morning of Wednesday, August 29, 2018, ...

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