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High School Football Schedule – Week 1

High School Football  -  2014 Season Week 1   Friday, August 29 Titusville at Franklin  (on 96.3 KQW) Corry at Oil City Youngsville at Lakeview Wilmington at Grove City Maplewood at Girard Reynolds at Cochranton Meadville at Fairview DuBois at Mifflin County Conneaut at Northwestern St. Marys at Bradford Greenville at North East Hickory vs.…

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Corry Man Injured In Rollover Crash On Dirt Road In Cherrytree Township

Police officials say a Corry man was injured in a rollover crash on a section of dirt road in Cherrytree Township shortly before midnight Wednesday night. The State Police tell KQW that a pickup driven by 19 year-old Stephen Hosier went out of control. spun out and traveled off the left side of Dempseytown-Gresham Road.  The truck…

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Tionesta Woman Injured In One-Vehicle Crash In President Township

A Tionesta woman was injured when she crashed her S-U-V on Route 62 in President Township. State Police troopers say the vehicle driven by 75 year-old Diana Agren traveled off the left side of the highway and rolled over. Injuries were described as “moderate.”  Agren was taken to UPMC Northwest in Cranberry.

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Unoccupied Car Crosses Route 257, Hits Drive-Through Bank

State Police officials are saying that a car that crossed Route 257 and crashed at a drive-through bank in Cranberry Township on Tuesday afternoon was empty. Troopers say a car owned by a Franklin woman drifted from its parking space, traveled down an embankment, crossed the highway and came to rest against a drive-through pillar.  The pillar…

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Davis Homers Again; Bucs Beat Cards 3-1

Ike Davis slammed a two-run home run in the bottom of the second inning on Wednesday afternoon, and the Pittsburgh Pirates (69-64) went on to post a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The slam was measured at 433 feet and hit a speaker post.  Otherwise, the baseball would…

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Unemployment Slightly Higher In Most Of The Oil Region In July

Unemployment numbers in most of the Oil Region were slightly higher in July, according to figures released this week by the state’s Department of Labor and Industry. Venango and Mercer Counties both showed increases to 5.8 percent unemployment in July, while Crawford County’s number climbed to 6.3 percent. The smallest increases in this area occurred…

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Titusville Man, Three Oil Companies To Pay $250,000 For Clean Stream, Waste Management And Oil & Gas Act Violations

The Department of Environmental Protection announced Tuesday a settlement in which a Titusville man and three companies he owns will pay $250,000 in penalties for violations of the Oil and Gas Act, the Clean Stream Law and the Solid Waste Management Act. William Henderson  and three companies which he operates were accused of the unauthorized…

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UPDATE: Grove City Armed Robbery And College Lockdown

Additional information released on Tuesday morning’s lockdown of Grove City College has revealed that one of the two suspects in an early morning armed robbery had already been arrested, and police feared the second man may have been armed and hiding on the school campus. The day’s events began shortly after 6:00 AM when two…

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Meadville Man Pleads Guilty To Setting March Apartment Complex Fire

A Meadville man has entered a guilty plea in Crawford County Court in connection with an arson fire in March that left the residents of eight apartments homeless. 21 year-old Brandon Irwin, who reportedly is a former volunteer firefighter, will be sentenced on October 10. The fire on March 11 in West Mead Township near…

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Crawford County Fair Cuts New Checks Following Accounting Error Involving Closed Banking Account

Crawford County Fair officials say they are cutting new checks for winners from last week’s fair because the original premiums were paid with checks from a closed bank account. Last week, checks were apparently used from an account closed two years ago before the fair board switched banks.  Officials were apparently unaware that not all…

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