MERCER, Pa. — Atty. William Madden of Sharon is the new Mercer County solicitor.
Commissioners hired him at their meeting today and will pay him $40,000 annually. Madden is in private practice and has served for many years as solicitor for the Mercer County Solid Waste Authority.
He replaces Atty. Mark Longietti, who was elected in November to the 7th District House seat.
Atty. William McConnell of Sharon will continue as assistant county solicitor, commissioners said.