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Grant lets Sharon schools continue fresh fruits, veggies program

SHARON – The elementary schools in Sharon City School District will continue with a fresh fruits and vegetable program, thanks to a state grant.

Case Avenue, C.M. Musser and West Hill elementary schools received a combined $73,000 to continue to provide fruits and vegetables to students, the Pennsylvania Department of Education announced.

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The Shenango River is Sharon/Mercer County’s Shining Asset

SHARON, Pa. – There is no better natural landmark that exemplifies the history and community spirit of Mercer County, Pa., than the Shenango River.

Shenango is a derivation of an Iroquois Indian term, “Shaningo,” or “beautiful one.” The 82-mile waterway begins in the marshy wetlands of southwestern Crawford

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New PBS series to feature seven Sharon movers and shakers

SHARON – City Centric, a new series on PBS Western Reserve, will focus on Sharon people who reflect the fabric of their community.

The show featuring Sharon will air at 8:30 p.m. Oct 6 on WNEO 45.1/WEAO 49.1. It will also be available on demand via the PBS Western Reserve website, PBS app and YouTube.

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City of Sharon gets state grant to demolish former Huntington Bank building

Demolishing the Huntington building is part of a bigger plan to create a public recreation space next to the Shenango River in downtown Sharon.

The City of Sharon has received a state grant that will go towards the demolition of the former Huntington Bank building and the redevelopment of that area. The $345,000 Local Share (Read more…)

Sharon kicks off summer events

SHARON – A Mother’s Day Artisan Marketplace today will kick off a crowded slate of summer events in the city.

“Celebrating Mother’s Day was the reason we decided to put on this first-time event Saturday,” said Courtney Cilli, Sharon’s downtown events coordinator.

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Sharon hands out $800,000 in ARPA funds

Sharon City Council distributed $800,000 in American Rescue Plan funds last week to the new Sharon Community Development Corp. and the city’s downtown development team. (Read more…)

OUTLOOK 2023: Sharon has big plans, expectations for 2023

SHARON – Big changes are coming to the city of Sharon in 2023 in the form of new businesses, new projects, and new events. (Read more…)