Yearly Archives: 2012

Joe’s Clip

Some introductory text. New Pornographers – Sweet Talk RING

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Franklin Man Convicted On One Of Four Counts In Stabbing

A Franklin man was convicted last week on a charge of reckless endangerment, but was found not guilty on three other counts in an incident last June in which a woman from western Venango County was stabbed. Sentencing for 30 year-old Jonathan Leonard will be held later this month. In Venango County Court, Leonard was…

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Steelers Avenge Loss, Beat Ravens In Baltimore

Shaun Suisham kicked a 42-yard field goal, his third of the game, as time ran out Sunday, leading the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 23-20 win over the Ravens in Baltimore, avenging a home loss to the Ravens just two weeks ago. The Pittsburgh win kept the Ravens from clinching the AFC North title, and left…

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Pitt Headed To 3rd Straight Compass Bowl

Becoming bowl-eligible with a 27-3 victory in their season final at South Florida on Saturday night, the Pitt Panthers (6-6) will be headed to the BBVA Compass Bowl for the third straight year. Pitt will meet Mississippi (also 6-6) in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday, January 5th.  The Rebels qualified with a 41-24 upset of rival…

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PIAA Quarterfinal Results

PIAA Football Quarterfinal Results “AAAA” North Allegheny 56, McDowell 6 Wilson 39, Harrisburg 14 Coatesville 59, Spring-Ford 28 LaSalle 28, Parkland 7 “AAA” Cathedral Prep 27, West Allegheny 13 Bishop McDevitt 21, West York 10 Archbishop Wood 35, Interboro 7 Allentown Central Catholic 41, Selinsgrove 13 “AA” Aliquippa 51, Karns City 15 Richland 38, Hickory…

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Armed Woman Robs Stoneboro Gas Station

State Police in Mercer County are searching for a woman who held up a gas station in the Stoneboro area early Saturday evening. Investigators say a woman entered a gas station on Mercer Road around 6:00 PM Saturday.  Brandishing a stainless-steel handgun with wooden grips, she robbed an attendant of an undisclosed amount of money.…

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Man Robs Meadville Bank

Law enforcement officials in Crawford County were looking over the weekend for a man who robbed a Meadville bank on Friday afternoon. Police say a man entered a bank branch in the Park Avenue Plaza at about 12:30 PM, handed a teller a note demanding money, and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. Investigators…

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Edinboro Man Hurt In I-80 Rollover

An Emlenton man was hospitalized in Grove City following a rollover accident on Interstate 80 near Emlenton early Friday evening. State Police tell KQW that 20 year-old Alex Baer tried to pass a tractor-trailer, and his pickup drifted off the highway.  The truck traveled into the median and rolled over at least four times. Baer’s…

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Preliminary OK Given For Oil City Budget

Oil City Council on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a 2013 budget that would include a one mil real estate tax hike. The spending plan would total just over 16-million dollars. With just one negative vote, Council gave first approval to a plan that would mean ten dollars more per year in property taxes per each…

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Unemployment Numbers For October Released

Unemployment remained about steady in Venango County in October, and dropped in surrounding counties. In numbers released late last week by the Department of Labor, the Venango County jobless rate for October was listed at 8.2 percent.  About 22-hundred Venango County residents were without work during the month. In Clarion County, unemployment slipped from 9.2…

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