The Herald (Sharon)
The Herald is a seven-day morning daily newspaper published in Sharon, Pennsylvania, covering Mercer County and the greater Shenango Valley area of Pennsylvania. It is owned by Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., Montgomery, Ala.
Printed at the CNHI-owned West Penn Printing plant near New Castle in neighboring Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, The Herald also publishes a twice-weekly newspaper, Allied News, covering outlying areas of eastern Mercer County; and Hubbard Press, a weekly newspaper covering nearby Hubbard, Ohio.
West Penn Printing, built in five months on a brownfield on Sampson Street outside New Castle and placed in operation in early 2003, replaced an aging Goss Metro offset press that had been installed in 1968 at the News' downtown headquarters. Printing of The Herald, Allied News and Hubbard Press had been transferred to the downtown New Castle press in August 2002 from the TKS press line at the Wall Street Journal printing plant in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, owned by The Herald's former parent company, Dow Jones & Company Inc. It had been printed there since the spring of 1981 when that plant opened.
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