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Slippery Rock’s Matt Adams Hits Game-Winning Homer; Cards, Giants Both Advance To NLCS

Slippery Rock University’s Matt Adams, a Phillipsburg native, slammed a three-run home run on Tuesday night, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals into the National League Championship Series by virtue of a 3-2 home victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The Cards won their best-of-five NL Division Series with Los Angeles three-games-to-one. Adams’ blast followed seventh-inning singles…

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Marcess Williams Named Clarion University’s New Men’s Basketball Coach

New Brighton native Marcess Williams has been named the new men’s basketball coach at Clarion University. Williams replaces the school’s winningest coach, Ron Righter, who retired after 26 years with the Golden Eagles job.  Righter posted a combined record of 402-299 (.573).  His team won the PSAC Championship in 2001 and PSAC West Division titles in…

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Harrisville Pedestrian Dies From Injuries Sustained In Tuesday Morning Incident

A Harrisville man has died from the injuries he sustained when he was hit by a vehicle near a Harrisville intersection early Tuesday morning.. The fatal incident occurred around 5:30 AM Tuesday near the intersection of Routes 8 and 58. State Police from the Butler station now say 80 year-old Paul Emmett died later Tuesday at a hospital in…

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Franklin Woman Injured In Rollover On East State Road

A Franklin woman was injured Tuesday afternoon in a rollover accident on East State Road in Seneca. State Police at the Franklin station tell KQW that 22 year-old Emily Nelson lost control of her car on wet pavement on a left, downhill curve shortly before 4:00 PM Tuesday.  Nelson’s car traveled off the right side…

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Three Escape Uninjured When Car Hits Furniture-Making Business

Three men escaped without injuries Tuesday morning when their car left a highway in northern Venango County and struck a furniture-making business. State Police officials tell KQW the incident occurred around 6:00 AM Tuesday on Route 417 in Oakland Township. Troopers report that a southbound car driven by 28 year-old Brian Wessel, from Titusville, traveled…

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Former Franklin Football Coach, Oilers Wrestling Coach Bob Flath Dies At Age 87

Former area high school football and wrestling coach Bob Flath passed away at his home in Cranberry on Sunday, October 5. Bob was a couple weeks shy of his 88th birthday. After starring in both football and wrestling at Greensburg High School, including winning a state championship in wrestling, Bob Flath both wrestled and played…

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Knox Man Sentenced Two Years Ago For Stealing From His Elderly Aunt Begins Serving His Prison Term

A Knox man who was sentenced nearly two years for stealing as much as $250,000 from his elderly aunt has at last begun serving his 30-to-60-month prison sentence. 60 year-old David Patton had been free on bail during his appeal of the November, 2012 sentence to the state Superior Court.  The sentence was upheld last month…

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Driver, Pedestrian Both Injured In Vehicle Rollover

Two Oil City residents, including a pedestrian, were injured on Monday afternoon when a car rolled over at a Cranberry Township intersection. State Police accident investigators say the crash occurred when a car driven by 54 year-old Elizabeth Farias-Mock spun out of control at the intersection of Allegheny and Dewberry Avenues.  The vehicle struck a culvert…

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Polk Woman Struck By Pickup, Treated In Cranberry

State Police officials tell KQW that a Polk woman was injured on Monday morning when she was struck by a pickup that ran a stop sign. 51 year-old Pamela Ethridge was treated at UPMC Northwest in Cranberry after the incident shortly before 9:00 AM Monday at the intersection of Walker Drive and North Fifth Street…

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Michigan Woman Sentenced To Jail For Allegedly Attacking 7 Year-Old Titusville Girl

A Michigan woman was sentenced Monday to 2-to-24 months, less one day, in jail for an alleged attack last year on a seven year-old Titusville girl. A Crawford County Court judge handed down the sentence after a “no contest” plea was entered last month to a charge of simple assault by 23 year-old Faith Adkins,…

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