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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Hermitage Holiday Light Parade

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The 23rd Annual Hermitage Holiday Light Parade is scheduled for Saturday, November 20th and will begin promptly at 6:00 PM! It will begin at the intersection of State Street and Kerrwood Drive and the participants will stage in and around the Hermitage To...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Special Recycling Events

Special Collection Event Lawrence County 2021

The Mercer County event is on Saturday, September 18  at the Jefferson Township Fairgrounds, and Lawrence County on Saturday, September 25 at the Scott Township VFD.  As with all our programs, these events are open to everyone regardless...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Hermitage Historical Society News and Events

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Hermitage Historical Society

5465 East State Street • 724-346-0419 

OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET • SEPTEMBER 18 (8:00am-3:00pm):

  • Where: Stewart House (home of the Hermitage Historical Society)
  • Vendors: $10/day (setup 7:00am) Contact: Rod at ...
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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Recycling Reminders!

Glass Recycling

Upcoming Recycling Events in September

Linked: PRC's Traveling Glass Recycling Bin

  • Saturday, September 11– Thursday, September 16
  • City of Hermitage Fire Station #3, 541 Mercer Avenue, Hermitage, PA 16148 (Across from Morefield Cemetery)
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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Arts Fest Weekend Video Recap

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Check out this video recap from Arts Fest weekend on our YouTube channel : https://youtu.be/4AiyXS2NSAE

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Hermitage Community Update - Summer 2021

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Our latest newsletter is out and available for download! To download a copy of the Summer 2021 newsletter, please click HERE

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Arts Fest Artist and Food Vendors Announced!

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Click the below for a current list of featured artist and food vendors at our upcoming 2021 Arts Fest, Saturday, July 31st - Sunday, August 1st 

Current List HERE

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Our Friday Night Growers & Artisan Market is back!

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he City of Hermitage's Friday Night Growers and Artisans Market is back for another season!

The market, featuring local growers and artisans, provides an opportunity to farmers and artisans in the region to sell what they produce. The market desir...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Check out our local ad for our upcoming Arts Fest!

Arts Fest

Two fun filled days of sun, art, food, giveaways, costume contest, children's activities, rock walls, live music, fireworks, a 5K and more! 

Check out our local ad HERE

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Arts Fest Application

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The 2021 Hermitage Arts Festival Application is up! Click HERE to download

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Hermitage Adult Kickball League Registration Open

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Our Adult Kickball League is back for another season! 

Interested teams can register here: 

Click here to Register

Starting July 19

Cost: $300 per team, includes shirt. 

Details: Min. of 10 on a roster, max. of 18. At least 4 women m...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

PRC's Traveling Glass Recycling Bin Dates Announced

Recycling Bins

CITY OF HERMITAGE

Sat., Sep. 11 – Thu., Sep. 16, 2021 Daily drop-off: 7 am - Sundown

City of Hermitage Fire Station #3

541 Mercer Avenue, Hermitage, PA 16148

(Across from Morefield Cemetery)

Location under video surveillance

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

United Way & Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

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United Way affiliate Contact Information

United Way of Mercer County

493 S HERMITAGE RD

HERMITAGE PA 16148

Contact: Lori Schaller

Phone: 7249811448

Email: lschaller@uwmercercounty.org

Local Champion: United Way of Mercer County

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Municipal Offices Set to Open to Public Eff. June 1st

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Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued the following directive:

 “Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal o...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Wolf Administration to Lift Mitigation Orders On Memorial Day

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From the desk of the Wolf Administration

Wolf Administration?to Lift Mitigation Orders On Memorial Day, Masking Order Once 70% Of Pennsylvania Adults Fully Vaccinated?

Harrisburg, PA - The Wolf administration,?in coordination with the COVID-19 Vaccine Joint...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Mercer County Housing Authority - RENT and Utility RELIEF PROGRAM

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Mercer County Housing Authority, in partnership with Mercer County Board of Commissioners, Community Action Partnership of Mercer County, and The Shenango Valley Urban League              &...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Summer 2021 Newsletter is out!

Newsletter Cover Summer 2021

To check out our latest newsletter, please click HERE

Don't forget to sign up for our Arts Fest 5K, race application linked HERE

Interested in becoming a vendor at this summers Arts Fest? Download a vendor application HERE

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Recycling Reminders!

Recycling Bins

Traveling Glass Recycling Bin

Saturday Apr. 3 – Thursday Apr. 8 @ City of Hermitage Fire Station #3 

541 Mercer Avenue, Hermitage, PA 16148 

(Across from Morefield Cemetery) 

ALL COLLECTIONS OPEN: 

SATURDAY THROUGH...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Branding the City of Hermitage

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The City of Hermitage, Pennsylvania is exploring a new brand identity (logo) intended for use in creating compelling marketing and communication strategies intended to foster economic development opportunities within the community. 

 

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

City of Hermitage Police Dept. Community Climate Survey

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Residents of Hermitage, Clark and Wheatland: 

     The Hermitage Police Department is requesting feedback in areas such as effectiveness, visibility, and professionalism, among others. The survey is available on Facebook...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Speed Hump Aerial and Compliance Report

Ridgewood Speed Humps

Click HERE to download an aerial of the proposed speed humps on Ridgewood Drive

Click HERE to download the Compliance & Risk Report compiled from data collected on Ridgewood Drive, December 2019

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Yard Waste Collection

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Yard waste collection will take place as part of your normal curbside collection on a weekly basis starting the week of April 12th and ending the 2nd week in December.

(Green-lid) yard waste carts or biodegradable bags may be placed at the curb on a weekly...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Mercer County Long Range Transportation Plan's public survey

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Mercer County Regional Planning Commission and SVATS Metropolitan Planning Organization are updating the Mercer County Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)

The goal of the LRTP is to build a roadmap for future projects to improve our transportation system...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Winter 2021 Newsletter Available for Download

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The latest City of Hermitage newsletter is available for download by clicking the link HERE

Visit our archive center to download past issues of our newsletter 

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Special Meeting of the Board

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Notice is hereby given that on Monday, February 1, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., the Hermitage Board of Commissioners will hold the following Public Hearing at a Special Meeting of the Board to hear, review and consider the proposed new Zoning Ordinance and associat...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Bulk Trash Cleanup Dates Announced

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The dates for 2021 Bulk Trash Cleanup have been set for the week of 05/03/2021 (on regular collection day) and the week of 09/27/2021 (on regular collection day). 

For more information on acceptable bulk items, please see our website at www.hermit...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

City of Hermitage Public Notice November 20, 2020

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City of Hermitage Public Notice November 20, 2020

The City of Hermitage COVID-19 Disaster CDBG-CV Small Business Grant Program 

The City of Hermitage is providing a grant opportunity to small businesses from funds provided by the Commonwealth of P...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

City of Hermitage Zoning Ordinance Update

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Notice is hereby given that the Hermitage Planning Commission will hold a public meeting on Monday, November 2, 2020 at 8:30AM in Room 303 at the Hermitage Municipal Building, 800 North Hermitage Road, Hermitage, PA 16148. The purpose of the public meetin...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Please note the latest travel restrictions for PA

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COVID-19 Information for Travelers

Latest Guidance At A Glance

The Secretary of Health issued an order requiring anyone who visits from another state to have a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to entering the commonwealth. 

If someone ca...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Shenango Valley Roundabout Officially Open

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Per PennDot press release

"Additional work off the roadway, including highway lighting and landscaping, will continue throughout the month.

 Drivers are reminded to follow the traffic guidelines for roundabouts. 

 

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Roundabout Open to Traffic

Roundabout Phase 1

From the offices of PennDot

"The single-lane roundabout at the intersection of Route 62 and East State Street (Route 3008) in the City of Hermitage, Mercer County is expected to be open to southbound traffic on Route 62 and the Shenango Valley Mall en...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Latest Release from PennDot

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Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 1 is urging motorists to use caution while driving and avoid traveling during severe weather conditions.

Wintry weather and periods of heavy rain are in the forecast for the coming days for porti...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Tri County Announces the Addition of a New CNG Fueling Station & Trucks

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Tri County Announces the Addition of a New CNG Fueling Station & Trucks

From the Tri County Website: "The new CNG Station is a compressed natural gas fueling station located onsite at Tri-County Industries, Inc. Gas emissions from Seneca Landfill,...

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Posted on: October 11, 2020

Roundabout Moves to Final Phase

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From the Offices of PennDot

Construction of a Roundabout at Route 62 and East State Street in Hermitage, Mercer County to Move into the Final Phase

The construction of the single-lane roundabout at the intersection of Route 62 and East State Street (Route 3...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Roundabout Update

Roundabout Phase 1

The construction of the single-lane roundabout at the intersection of Route 62 and East State Street (Route 3008) in the City of Hermitage, Mercer County is expected to move into Phase 4 of work Thursday, October 1, 2020.

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Fall 2020 Newsletter is here!

Fall 2020 Newsletter Cover

The most recent newsletter is here! To download a digital copy, please click HERE

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Special Collections for Mercer and Lawrence Counties

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Tri-County CleanWays has just released the final details for the September Special Collection program for appliances, batteries, electronics, fluorescent lights, household hazardous wastes, and tires.

The events this year will run very differently from pas...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Holiday Events Postponed to 2021

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Both the City of Hermitage and the Hermitage Historical Society are postponing their annual holiday events to 2021. The City has postponed its annual Hermitage Holiday Light Parade to November 2021 and the Historical Society has postponed it’s a...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Mercer County COVID-19 relief grant program portal is live

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There are seven permitted uses for the program funding:

1. Small Business Grant Programs to support businesses with fewer than 100 employees and to support businesses and other entities that are primarily engaged in the tourism industry

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

DEP Offering Grants to Small Businesses and Farmers for Energy, Environmental Projects

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The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the availability of $1 million in grant funding to Pennsylvania small businesses and farmers for energy efficiency, pollution prevention, and natural resource protection projects thro...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

City Launches Traffic Calming Program

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The City of Hermitage Board of Commissioners held a special meeting on Monday, July 13th to discuss a new city wide traffic-calming program. Under the new program, residents can make requests to the city for traffic calming measures. Under the new plan, t...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Bulk Trash Collection Scheduled for Fall

Public Notices

Fall Bulk Trash Pick up begins the week of September 28th on your normal collection day

Residents of Hermitage, PA only:

Acceptable Bulk items:

-White goods

- Bulk Items

- Larger Items

- Properly tagged freon- free items with doors disables

Examples of bulk and/...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Construction of a Roundabout at Route 62 and East State Street in Hermitage

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The second phase of roundabout construction is expected to start this week at the intersection of Route 62 and East State Street (Route 3008) near the entrance to the Shenango Valley Mall in the City of Hermitage, Mercer County.

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

Media Release- Director of Planning Retires

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The City of Hermitage announced today that Jeremy Coxe will be promoted to the position of Director of Planning & Development, effective later this year, upon the retirement of the current Director, Marcia Hirschmann. Mrs. Hirschmann has announced her...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Virus Testing Center to Open in Hermitage

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"Pennsylvania will have five new COVID-19 testing centers, including one in Hermitage, starting Monday at Walmart super center stores.

The office of Gov. Tom Wolf announced the new testing centers Thursday.

Under the state’s plan, the sites w...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Media Release - Effective June 8, 2020 the City of Hermitage will implement the following

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City buildings (Municipal Building, Street Department/City Garage, WPC/Food Waste to Energy Department, eCenter @ LindenPointe, Training & Workforce Development Building) will be open to the public with restrictions:

Entry will be only by previous appo...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Mercer County Moving to Green Phase June 5, 2020

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"County commissioners are looking forward to Mercer County’s move to the green phase in six days, even expressing frustration that the action was not taken sooner.

“I think we should have went to green this Friday, so it’...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Spring 2020 Newsletter!

Spring 2020

The Spring 2020 Newsletter is out! Copies will be in your mailbox within the next week or click the link HERE to download a digital copy

Looking for a previous issue? Click the Newsletter button from the Mega Menu on our home page to check out our entire a...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

PRC Traveling Glass Recycling Event

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Traveling Glass Bin: Schedule And Information

Hours Of Operation

Saturday through Thursday, 6:00 am – sundownNOTE: bin sites will be strictly monitored at all times

Schedule

Sat., June 13 – Thu., June 18 – City of Hermitage Fire ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Coronoavira related restrictions by state - PA State restrictions listed

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Pennsylvania

Gov. Tom Wolf issued a statewide stay-at-home order initially effective until April 30. It was extended for all of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties until 12:01 a.m. on May 8. The stay-at-home order will apply to counties in the red phase o...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

*UPDATE*Hermitage Roundabout

Roundabout Phase 1

Kirila Contractors will be implementing Phase One of the Hermitage Roundabout construction project known to PennDOT as ECMS 105775.

Subcontractors will be onsite the week of May 18 with the road closure occurring on May 21st 2020

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Mercer County Moves to Yellow Phase, May 8, 2020

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Beginning May 8, 2020, Mercer County will move to the Yellow Phase as part of Governor Tom Wolf’s 3 phase plan for Pennsylvania as the state prepares for new realities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

Yellow Phase

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Roundabout work set to begin May 11, 2020

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"The first phase of the Hermitage roundabout project includes building a temporary road on the north side of East State Street near the Shenango Valley Mall entrance. Harry said motorists should expect a detour to be in place roughly one week after w...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Hermitage Planning Commission Meeting, May 4, 2020

Public Notices

The City of Hermitage Planning Commission is holding its May 4, 2020 meeting via phone conference @ 8:30am. Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the City Building is closed to the public. Any comments or questions concerning the meeting agenda can be di...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

City launches COVID-19 Informational Page

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Click the link below for more information on the City’s COVID-19 information page or click the Special Alert banner at the top of our home page

Link to COVID-19 Information page HERE

Page includes departmental impacts, links to the CDC, PA Dept. o...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Business License Tax Deadline Extended

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Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and pursuant to the City of Hermitage’s Proclamation of Disaster Emergency, the City has extended the deadline for filing Business License Tax returns and making payment, without penalty, until July 1...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

PA Primary Election Update

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NEW: The Pennsylvania primary election is now on June 2 due to COVID-19 .

Registered voters who have signed up for either a mail-in or absentee ballot do not need to file new applications despite the change in the primary election date.

From Kathy Boockvar,...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

UPDATED Media Release - COVID-19

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Effective at noon, Friday, March 20, 2020, all City of Hermitage buildings will be closed to the public. Buildings include the Municipal Building (except for City public meetings), all Fire Stations, the City Garage/Street Department, Water Pollution Cont...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Important information on the closing of all businesses that are not life sustaining

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COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA REGARDING THE CLOSURE OF ALL BUSINESSES THAT ARE NOT LIFE SUSTAINING

To read the full order, please click the link HERE

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Media Release – COVID-19

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The City of Hermitage is making several operational adjustments regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic that our country is experiencing. The City is committed to maintaining necessary local government services while taking precautionary measures to...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

City of Hermitage Water Authority receives Governor Award

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"However, the food-to-waste program is going to continue expanding, as the Hermitage Municipal Authority applied for a $4 million bond issue in order to undergo some improvements over the next several months. Customers’ rates will not be af...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Construction Set to Begin for the Roundabout

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Construction Set to Begin for the Roundabout at Route 62 and East State Street in Hermitage, Mercer County

Initial Work Will be off the Road near the Intersection at the Shenango Valley Mall

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - Merger Discussions

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MEDIA RELEASE

BOROUGH OF WHEATLAND – CITY OF HERMITAGE

Merger Discussions

February 4, 2020

At the request of the Borough of Wheatland, the City of Hermitage and the Borough are preparing to study a potential merger whereby Wheatland would become par...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Business Journal - 'Hermitage Town Center to Develop...'

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"Development of a town center to establish a “sense of place in the center of the community” was the highest priority identified in the creation of the Hermitage 2030 comprehensive plan, says City Manager Gary Hinkson. 

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Hermitage 2030 Comp Plan Final Draft

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The Hermitage 2030 Comp Plan Final Draft has been published

To download a copy of the final Hermitage 2030 Comprehensive Plan, please click HERE

Or visit our Document Center from our homepage under Planning > City Projects 

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