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TWO NEW STORMS MOVE TOWARD THE AREA

Weather forecasters are telling us to brace for a second and third storm already moving toward the Oil Region, and prepared to dump more snow onto areas which already received up to 20 inches of accumulation over the weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning, effective from noon Tuesday through 4:00 AM…

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Franklin Woman Pleads Guilty In Theft From Workplace Case

A Franklin-area woman on Monday entered a guilty plea to one count of theft by deception in a case involving the disappearance of more than $35,000 from her Cranberry Township employer. Sentencing in Venango County Court for 34 year-old Jill Docherty is scheduled for January. Docherty was charged in July on six counts in connection…

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Titusville Woman Enters Guilty Plea In Theft Of Funds From Cemetery Association

A Titusville-area woman has entered a guilty plea to a charge of theft by unlawful taking in the disappearance of more than $35,000 from the Cherrytree Cemetery Association for whom she served as treasurer for six years. 34 year-old Stephanie Mullen will be sentenced in January following her guilty plea entered Monday in Venango County…

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Neighbor Of Cherrytree Burglary Victim Arrested

Investigators say the victim of a weekend burglary in Cherrytree Township discovered his stolen possessions when he visited a neighbor to ask if he had been a witness to the crime, and spotted his stolen items in the neighbor’s house. Police say the neighbor, 20 year-old Logan Page, was arrested on a parole detainer, and was…

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Bradford Man Wanted In Erie Arrested In Oil City

Police in Oil City reported Monday that on Friday they arrested a Bradford man who was wanted for absconding parole in Erie. 22 year-old Brandon Nelson was placed in the Venango County Jail in Franklin to await extradition back to Erie. Officials in Erie say Nelson had fled a facility they described as a halfway…

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NFL Results – 2013 Week 12

NFL Results – Week 12   Thursday, November 21 New Orleans 17, Atlanta 13   Sunday, November 24: Pittsburgh 27, Cleveland 11 Baltimore 19, NY Jets 13 New England 34, Denver 31  (OT) Minnesota 26, Green Bay 26  (OT TIE) Dallas 24, NY Giants 21 San Diego 41, Kansas City 38 Tennessee 23, Oakland 19…

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Governor Signs Transportation Funding Legislation

Governor Tom Corbett Monday signed into law the measure his office called the “most comprehensive piece of state transportation legislation in decades.” The plan is aimed as a way to invest more than $2.3 billion by its fifth year into Pennsylvania’s roads, bridges and mass transit systems. The legislation is expected to lead to incremental…

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Steelers Beat Browns Again, And Move Into Six-Way Wild Card Tie

Ben Roethlisberger improved to 16-1 against the Cleveland Browns, and his Pittsburgh Steelers climbed to 25-5 against Cleveland since 1999 in a 27-11 win for the Steelers against the Browns on Sunday in Cleveland. With the victory, the Steelers (5-6) have won 5-of-7 games following an 0-4 start to the season, and have moved into a…

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Pens Split Weekend Games

The Pittsburgh Penguins outshot their opponents 31-29 on Saturday night, but dropped a 3-2 decision in Montreal. The loss followed a 4-3 home win over the New York Islanders on Friday.  With the weekend split, the Pens (15-9) lead Washington by four points in the NHL’s Metropolitan Division. Max Pacioretty scored twice for the Canadiens…

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20 Inches Of Snow Measured; Next Winter Storm Watch Begins Tuesday Morning

As much as 20 inches of snow covered parts of the Oil Region over the weekend in what, for many, was this winter’s first major blast. And, the National Weather Service warns us to expect more snow on Tuesday and Wednesday. A 20.1-inch snowfall total was measured Sunday in a rural area of Seneca in…

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