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Washington Man Hurt In Interstate 80 Rollover

A Washington state man was injured late last week when his car was struck from behind on Interstate 80 in Scrubgrass Township. The man’s car was knocked off the highway and rolled over. State Police officials say 53 year-old Tim Voight, from Port Townsend, Washington, was taken to Clarion Hospital after the incident.  His injuries…

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Update: Woman Injured When Stopped For Fallen Tree In Cherrytree Township

Officials say a woman was injured late Friday afternoon after another vehicle hit her car after she stopped for a tree that had fallen across Route 8 in Cherrytree Township. The injured woman was identified as 56 year-old Lorraine Burrows, from Titusville.  She was taken to Titusville Area Hospital for treatment. The incident happened shortly after 5:00…

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Some 1,200 Laid Off In Grove City And Boyers After Termination Of Federal Contracts With USIS

Reports from Grove City and Boyers indicate some 1,200 of the 1,500 employees of U.S. Investigative Services (USIS) had to be laid off this past week following the recent termination of two federal government contracts with the company. USIS was contracted to conduct background checks on prospective government employees, but the deals were ended after incidents…

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Injunction Keeps Franklin From Terminating City’s General Authority Pending December Hearing

A Venango County judge has granted an injunction that prevents the city of Franklin from dissolving its General Authority pending a hearing on the matter scheduled for mid-December. President Judge William White assented that the city has authority to pursue the termination of the department, but that they must do so while proving that they…

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Individuals Reportedly Struck By Vehicles In Both Oil City And Titusville

Friday reports indicate that two individuals were hit by vehicles in two different Oil Region cities. Titusville Police were investigating a report that a 19 year-old man on a bicycle was hit by a pickup shortly after 10:00 PM Friday near the intersection of Second and Spring Streets in Titusville. A man identified as Devon…

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Phone Call Prompts Cancellation Of Friday Extra-Curriculars At Brookville High School

A telephone call placed to Brookville High School on Friday afternoon prompted the cancellation or postponement of the days’ extracurricular activities and brought about an extensive search of the school building and property. Brookville Police did not immediately confirm that a bomb threat had been received, but law enforcement officials and other security personnel were…

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Venango County Road Work Announced For Week Of October 6

PennDOT has announced a list of highway work projects they intend to undertake during the week of October 6. The jobs include the continuation of the repairs on a bridge on Deep Hollow Road in Cranberry Township, road patching on Route 38, pipe replacement on a section of Route 62 in Mineral Township and side…

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High School Football Results – 2014 Week 6

High School Football Results  -  2014 Week 6   Friday, October 3   District 10, Region 5 DuBois 70, Oil City 22 Bradford 33, Franklin 28 Conneaut 56, Meadville 0   Region 6 Cathedral Prep 35, Central Tech 8 McDowell 24, General McLane 14   Region 3 Titusville 46, Corry 6 Sharon 36, Grove City 14 Slippery Rock 55, Warren…

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Oil City On Losing End Of 70-22 Score At DuBois

Gabe French threw a nearly unbelievable seven touchdown passes, including four to Dante Dawson, and the DuBois Beavers (4-2; 2-1 Region 5) routed the Oil City Oilers 70-22 at E.J. Mansell Stadium in DuBois on Friday night. French also tossed two scoring passes to Cole Kriner and another to Kevin Foley.  French, Devin Clark and…

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Bradford Holds Off Knights For First Win, 33-28 At Franklin

Kyle Langdon ran for 180 yards and four touchdowns on Friday night, and the Bradford Owls picked up their first victory of the season, winning 33-28 at Franklin High School.  Both teams are now 1-5. Justin Fishkin added a touchdown run for Bradford as the Owls picked up 347 yards on the ground.  Mitch Vleminckx…

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