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Seventeen Evacuated During Fire At Mercer County High-Rise

Officials report that all seventeen residents of a senior citizen high-rise complex in Mercer County were evacuated safely during a fire that roared through a section of the building on Wednesday night. It may be several weeks before the residents can return to their home.  Most are currently being sheltered at a church across the…

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Titusville Man Charged In Domestic Violence Investigation

A Titusville man was charged this week for allegedly choking and threatening a woman during what police call a domestic dispute on Tuesday. 41 year-old Michael Anglin was arraigned on charges of simple assault, making terroristic threats, endangering the welfare of a child, harassment and disorderly conduct. Police say the incident occurred in a car,…

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Oil City’s Christmas Past Begins Thursday

Oil City’s annual Christmas Past weekend is slated to begin this Thursday (Dec. 4) with a 5:00 PM tree lighting ceremony at Town Square and a concert at 7:00 PM at the Free Methodist Church on Wilson Avenue. The event will run through Sunday (Dec. 7), a day which will feature the arrival of Santa…

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Leeper Man Jailed In Alleged Assault On Pregnant Woman

A 24 year-old Leeper man was arraigned on four charges Wednesday after he was alleged to have physically assaulted a pregnant woman last weekend. Elliott Richards was arraigned on charges of aggravated assault, aggravated assault on an unborn child, simple assault and harassment.  He was then lodged on $50,000 bail in the Clarion County Jail.…

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Judge Denies Attorney General’s Petition To Stop Sheriff’s Sale Of Conneaut Lake Park

It appears that, unless its trustees file for federal bankruptcy protection, a sheriff’s sale of Conneaut Lake Park will proceed on Friday. A Crawford County judge on Wednesday denied a petition by the state Attorney General’s office to halt the sale.  The state had claimed that the park could not be sold in such a…

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Pens’ Robert Bortuzzo Suspended For Two Games

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo has been suspended without pay for two NHL games for “interference” against New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr in the Penguins’ 1-0 win over the Devils in Pittsburgh on Tuesday night. The decision was handed down Wednesday by the league’s Department of Player Safety. No penalty was called on the play in which…

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President Of Marcellus Shale Coalition Lauds Pennsylvania’s Gas Drilling Boom At Wednesday Event In Clarion

Saying “it’s making game-changing contributions to our economy,” the president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition lauded the boom in natural gas drilling in a Wednesday presentation in Clarion. David Spiegelmyer predicted that the Pennsylvania Appalachian region will have produced twenty-five percent of the country’s natural gas supply this year.  Spiegelmyer claimed the boom has led us…

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Penn State Now 7-1 After 61-58 Victory Over Virginia Tech

D. J. Newbill scored 18 points and Ross Travis pulled down 10 rebounds as Penn State, now 7-1, eked out a 71-68 victory in a Wednesday night game in the ACC-Big East Challenge played at Bryce Jordan Arena. Shep Garner added 13 points for the Nittany Lions, who are now 4-0 at home. Joey Van…

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Pitt’s James Conner Named ACC Player-of-the-Year

University of Pittsburgh running back James Conner has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player-of-the-Year. In balloting by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association, the sophomore was also named ACC Offensive Player-of-the-Year.  He is the first underclassman running back to receive either award. Conner, who is from Erie, edged Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston for…

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Wanted Erie Man Apprehended In Oil City

A man wanted on a warrant in Erie County was apprehended Wednesday morning in Oil City. Officials say 46 year-old Christopher Noziglia had been the subject of a wanted bulletin in Erie in late October.  He was reportedly wanted by the Erie County Sheriff’s office on a warrant on parole and/or probation violations. Oil City…

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