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PIAA Football Playoff Quarterfinal Results

PIAA High School Football Playoff Quarterfinal Results:   “A” Sharpsville 50, Kane 14 Clairton 52, Berlin-Brothersvalley 14 Bishop Guilfoyle 62, Camp Hill 21 South Williamsport 69, Pius X 41   “AA” South Fayette 42, Karns City 15 Hickory 28, Tyrone 0 Wyomissing 45, Montoursville 28 Dunmore 30, Neumann-Goretti 18   “AAA” Central Valley 52, Conneaut 23 Bishop McDevitt 41, Cocalico 0 Archbishop Wood 44, Great Valley 7 Somerset 30, Bethlehem…

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Pennsylvania Still Number-Two In Number Of Collisions With Deer

With hunters flooding to the woods to flush out deer, here is a reminder from a major insurance company. State Farm’s 2014 survey has shown once again that Pennsylvania is second only to West Virginia in the number of collisions between motor vehicles and deer. Experts say deer collisions are most likely to occur around…

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Game Commission Hints At Successful Rifle Deer Season In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Game Commission expects about 750,000 hunters to participate in the first day of the state’s two-week rifle deer season which begins Monday (Dec. 1). The season will run through December 13. The Game Commission says deer populations are being tracked as “stable or increasing” in most of the state, but they add that…

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Holiday Shopping Starts Before Black Friday; Pennsylvania Retailers Hope For More Shopper Dollars This Year

The so-called “Black Friday,” the day after Thanksgiving, might no longer be considered the unofficial opening day of the Christmas shopping season. For some, the rush actually began a day earlier on Thanksgiving Day. Some retailers opened up as early as 6:00 AM on the holiday, and many others opted to open Thanksgiving evening.  Store…

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Venango County Treasurer’s Office To Be Open Sunday, November 30 For Military Personnel

The Venango County Treasurer has announced that her office will be open for three hours on Sunday, November 30 to enable military personnel to purchase their hunting licenses or military antlerless deer licenses. Treasurer Deborah Sharpe says her office will also conduct regular business Sunday from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Special antlerless deer licenses…

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Venango County Dog Licenses Go On Sale Monday

The Venango County treasurer’s office has announced that 2015 dog licenses will be available beginning Monday (Dec. 1). State law requires that all dogs three months or older be licensed each year.  Discounts are available if the dog is spayed or neutered, and for senior citizens and people with disabilities.  A “convenience fee” will be…

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Clarion County Commissioners To Rethink Courthouse Renovation Plan

The Clarion County commissioners this week voted to reject the final design for a renovation of the Clarion County Courthouse, which would have included the construction of a new annex. Having hoped to hold costs to about eight million dollars, the commissioners said the design submitted would have rung in at about eleven million dollars. …

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Comeau’s Hat Trick Lifts Penguins To Second Straight Overtime Victory

Blake Comeau recorded his second NHL hat trick in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ traditional Thanksgiving Eve home game on Wednesday, and the Pens won in overtime for the second straight game, beating Toronto 4-3. Evgeni Malkin scored the Pens’ other goal and added two assists, and Sidney Crosby reached 800 career points with a pair of…

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Seven Injured, Two Moderately In Three-Vehicle Crash In Townville

A 12 year-old Cooperstown girl and a 42 year-old Titusville woman received the most serious injuries among seven people who were hurt in a three-vehicle crash near Townville on Tuesday afternoon. Both were passengers in vehicles involved in the incident. State Police officials say the crash began when a vehicle driven by 38 year-old Michael Crowther,…

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Pitt Beats Kansas State, Wins Consolation At Chaminade’s Maui Invitational

James Robinson, Ryan Luther and Michael Young all reached double figures Wednesday as Pitt defeated Kansas State 70-47 to claim third place in Chaminade’s Maui Invitational in Lahaina, Hawaii. Robinson scored 14 points, and Luther and Young added 13 apiece as the Panthers (4-2) shot 55 percent from the floor, rebounding from a weak 37…

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