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Saturday, June 14th, 2014
Decreased economic fears prompt people to spend on new homes
By Doug Drexler
Mercer County residents seem to be shaking off economic fears and building homes.
The recent recession is blamed for a drop in new housing starts from 83 in 2009 to 52 in 2010. However, the number returned to a pre-recession level of 90 in 2013, and local officials expect it to continue to climb this year. [More]
Obituaries on June 14th, 2014
Albert F. Kelley, 98, died June 12, 2014, in Massachusetts.
Kelley, who had [More]
Dr. Jerome "Jerry" Mestemaker, 78, Sidney, died at 4:10 a.m. June 13, 2014, at his home. He had been diagnosed with cancer in March. [More]
Fr. Daniel C. Raible C.PP.S., 96, died at 6:45 p.m. June 12, 2014, in the infirmary at St. Charles Senior Living Center, Carthagena. [More]
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