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Attorney General Wants Conneaut Lake Park Trustees Removed

The state Attorney General’s office has filed a petition in Crawford County Court for the removal of the board of trustees overseeing Conneaut Lake Park. The petition asks the court to appoint a new board, order trustees to cover the costs of the damages from the fires that destroyed the Beach Club at the park…

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Clarion University’s Workforce Plan Finally Released In Hopes Of Saving $12 Million

Clarion University officials finally released the final version of their Workforce Plan on Monday, meant to address a $12 million budget deficit projected to evolve by 2015. The school’s budget for the current year already includes a deficit of about seven-and-a-half million dollars. The plan still projects the elimination of 35 positions, down from an…

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Sharpsville Woman Charged In Mercer County Courthouse Bomb Threat

A Sharpsville woman has been charged for allegedly making a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the Mercer County Courthouse on Monday morning. The courthouse was shut down from shortly before 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM following an anonymous call that police say was eventually traced to a woman identified as Margie Small.  Reports indicate that…

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Police: Church Burglary Suspect Failed To Register Address Change As Sex Offender

An Oil City man, who is charged in one of thirteen church burglaries which occurred in a three-county region on the last week in September and was pegged as a suspect in others, has been identified by police as a convicted sex offender, and now faces charges that he failed to register a change of…

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Lester, Ross Lead Red Sox Into 3-2 World Series Lead In 3-1 Win In St. Louis

Jon Lester pitched four-hit ball through seven-and-two-thirds innings for his second World Series victory this year, and battery mate David Ross drove home the game-winning run with a ground-rule double, and the Boston Red Sox moved to within one victory of their third championship in ten years with a 3-1 win over the Cardinals on…

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Megna Gets First NHL Points As Pens End 3-Game Losing Streak

The Pittsburgh Penguins (8-4) ended a three-game losing streak on Monday night with a 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh. Rookie Jason Megna scored his first NHL goal and added an assist.  Tanner Glass and Chris Kunitz also recorded Pittsburgh goals.  Brooks Orpik assisted on all three Penguins scores, and Sidney Crosby tallied two…

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NFL Results – 2013 NFL Week 8

NFL Results – Week 8   Thursday, October 24: Carolina 31, Tampa Bay 13   Sunday, October 27: Oakland 21, Pittsburgh 18 Kansas City 23, Cleveland 17 Cincinnati 49, NY Jets 9 New Orleans 35, Buffalo 17 Denver 45, Washington 21 New England 27, Miami 17 Detroit 31, Dallas 30 NY Giants 15, Philadelphia 7…

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Titusville Woman Accused Of Defamation And Harassment Through Facebook

A Titusville woman has been charged after she allegedly used someone else’s identity to create a phony Facebook account in the other person’s name, and utilized the site to defame the victim and harass her own mother. 28 year-old Jessica Kelly is charged with  identity theft, stalking and harassment by communication.  Investigators did not elaborate…

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Wendell August Forge To Observe 90th Anniversary At New Mercer County Location

Officials at Wendell August Forge, whose original facility in Grove City was destroyed by fire three years ago, will mark the firm’s 90th anniversary on Tuesday (Oct. 29) with a grand opening at their new complex between Grove City and Leesburg. Governor Tom Corbett is among the dignitaries reported to be scheduled to attend. The company…

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Two Hurt On Conneaut Lake’s Blue Streak – One Week After 20 Were Stranded

Two women riding Conneaut Lake Park’s famed Blue Streak roller coaster Saturday night were injured on the ride. Specific information was not immediately available on the incident, which occurred exactly one week after twenty people were stranded on the ride, some for nearly five hours, due to a mechanical malfunction. One of the injured parties…

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