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Two Hospitalized In Pittsburgh After Vehicle Hits House In Lucinda

Two women were hospitalized in Pittsburgh  after the vehicle in which they were riding slammed into a house. Police say the incident occurred shortly after 12:30 PM Saturday afternoon along Route 66 in Lucinda.  The vehicle, headed south, traveled off the left side of the highway, went through a yard, and hit a house. Investigators did…

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Three Arrested In Clarks Mills Church Burglary

Police in Mercer County say three people were arrested late last week in connection with an early morning burglary at a church in Clarks Mills. Investigators say two of the suspects have also admitted to as many as three other burglaries. The latest incident, reportedly spotted by a neighbor at about 1:00 AM last Wednesday,…

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Oil City Man Sentenced For Having Sex With A 13 Year-Old

An Oil City man was sentenced Friday to up to two years in jail on a charge of statutory sexual assault on a person four-to-eight years younger. 20 year-old Austin Colburn was accused of engaging in sex with a 13 year-old girl in the basement of his family’s home on North Street.  He entered a…

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Pittsburgh Man Arrested On Warrant In Leeper

A Pittsburgh man wanted on a warrant from Allegheny County was arrested late last week by U.S. Marshals in Leeper. Law enforcement officials say a Pittsburgh woman was also arrested on a charge of hindering apprehension. State Police officials and Clarion County Sheriff’s office deputies assisted in the arrests. Officials say 34 year-old Larry Wright,…

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High School Football Results – 2013 Week 10

High School Football Results – Week 10   Friday, November 1:   Region 5 Oil City 35, Franklin 7 Slippery Rock 47, DuBois 28   Region 6 Cathedral Prep 62, General McLane 7   Non-Region Warren 38, Titusville 21 Conneaut 46, Meadville 26 Lakeview 60, Iroquois 0 Greenville 37, Harbor Creek 8 Sharpsville 19, Sharon…

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Playoff-Bound Oilers End Franklin’s Season With A 35-7 Win At The Oil Field

Kevin Daly rushed for 211 yards and two touchdowns, and three receivers caught touchdown passes as the Oil City Oilers (6-4; 4-2 in Region 5) handed the Franklin Knights a 35-7 defeat on the final day of the regular season on Friday night at the Oil Field. In winning the Route 8 Rivalry for the…

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One Cochranton-Area Murder Defendant Pleads Guilty In Death Of Ohio Woman

One of two defendants in the murder case proceedings in the death of an Ohio woman in the Cochranton area last year abruptly entered a guilty plea to a charge of first-degree murder Thursday in Crawford County Court. 20 year-old Jade Olmstead was then sentenced to life in prison without parole. For the guilty plea,…

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Philadelphia Man Charged In Clarion Rape Report

A Philadelphia man has been charged in the reported rape of a woman in a Clarion apartment complex last weekend. Clarion University Police say they have arrested 22 year-old Tafari Haynes for an incident reported early Sunday morning at a complex on Greenville Pike in Clarion Township.  Haynes has been charged with rape, sexual assault,…

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National Fuel Charge Decreases

National Fuel Gas has announced that their gas supply charge for their customers is dropping by about 5.2 percent, effective November 1. The company says that means their “typical” residential customer will now pay $75.60 per month, on average, down from $79.73.  The new rates are reflective of the latest quarterly adjustment to National Fuel’s gas…

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Absentee Ballots Due Friday

County elections officials remind us that Friday (Nov. 1) is the deadline for submitting absentee ballots for Tuesday’s municipal elections. Your county courthouse officials must receive your absentee ballot before the close of business Friday. Otherwise, the polls will be open Tuesday from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM.  Election returns coverage will begin at approximately 9:00…

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