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Grove City in Mercer County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Grove City Newspaper History

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
1. Grove City Newspaper History Marker
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Grove City's centennial of the borough's incorporation was in 1983. The Allied News July 5 insert highlighted the paper's lineage of newsprint media. Its roots began in 1882 as the Pine Grove Telephone, later Grove City Telephone. The newspaper became the Grove City Reporter in 1894.
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In 1926 the Grove City Reporter and Mercer County Herald became the Grove City Reporter-Herald with E.S. "Ted" Hassler as owner. In 1965 the Reporter-Herald, Mercer Dispatch, Lakeview Breeze and Slippery Rock Signal were sold to the Sharon Herald and were published as the Allied News.

 
Erected by the Borough of Grove City and Deitrick and Chutz Family Members.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 41° 9.501′ N, 80° 5.213′ W. Marker is in Grove City, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Marker is on Broad Street (Pennsylvania Route 208)
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
2. Grove City Newspaper History Marker
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north of College Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 247 South Broad Street, Grove City PA 16127, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pine Grove Golf Course (here, next to this marker); History of Grove City (a few steps from this marker); James G. Bell (a few steps from this marker); Charlie Ray (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named History of Grove City (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Foster (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named History of Grove City (within shouting distance of this marker); Ted Hines and Pine Instrument Company (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grove City.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on one in a series of low sandstone obelisks along South Broad Street (the downtown commercial district) with markers on three sides and a cast Borough of Grove City emblem on the fourth side (facing the street).
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Grove City. (Submitted on April 14, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Allied News. (Submitted on April 14, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Grove City Newspaper History Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
3. Grove City Newspaper History Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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