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Three Hurt In Clarion County Rollover

Three people were injured Saturday afternoon in a vehicle rollover in Paint Township in Clarion County. Accident investigators say a vehicle driven by Stevie Miller, from Knox, went out of control on East End Road, left the road, hit an embankment and rolled over. Miller and passengers Andre Alexander and Blaine Fulmer, both from Parker, all…

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Woman Hospitalized In Erie After Car’s Plunge Into Tidioute-Area Creek

A woman is hospitalized in Erie after her car left a Warren County highway and plunged some thirty feet into a creek. State Police from the Warren barracks described the injuries sustained by 54 year-old Shelley Kagle as “moderate.” Troopers say Kagle’s vehicle left Route 127 in Triumph Township around 2:30 PM Saturday afternoon, traveled…

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Oil City Police Stress City’s Open Container Law Remains Unchanged

With the approach of the Oil Heritage Festival in Oil City, the city’s police chief is stressing that there have been no changes in the Oil City “open container” law. Chief Robert Wenner issued a statement last week reminding citizens that open containers of alcoholic beverages are banned on city and public properties. The topic…

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Regional Center For Workforce Excellence CEO Resigns

The CEO of the Regional Center for Workforce Excellence announced Friday that she is resigning to take another job, and cited health concerns as the reason. Michele Zieziula has run the agency which oversees the operations of the Northwest Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board.  The center is currently the target of audits by federal and state…

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Franklin Takes D-25 Junior League Title With 6-4 Come-From-Behind Win Over Clarion

The Franklin Junior League All-Stars scored twice in the sixth inning and three times in the seventh, posting a come-from-behind 6-4 victory over Clarion, and winning the District 25 championship. Franklin will begin play in the Section 1 Tournament in DuBois on Wednesday night at 7:30 PM against host team and District 10 champion DuBois.…

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Pedro Alvarez Selected For Home Run Derby

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez was named to the National League team for Monday night’s All-Star Home Run Derby. Alvarez was picked to replace Colorado’s Carlos Gonzalez, who has sprained the middle finger of his right hand.  Alvarez has hit 23 homers this year, and has 60 RBIs.  He is the fifth Pirates player…

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Penguins Sign Matt D’Agostini

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed 26 year-old forward Matt D’Agostini to a one-year contract reported to be worth $550,000. D’Agostini played in 13 games apiece for the St. Louis Blues and the New Jersey Devils in 2012-2013, scoring 6 points (3 goals, 3 assists).  He also played for Germany’s SC Riessersee team during the NHL’s…

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Home, Truck-Trailer Damaged By Falling Tree In Franklin

Traffic was disrupted in Franklin late Thursday, and a house and a truck hauling a trailer were damaged in incidents involving a falling tree.  The occupants of the house and a truck driver from Warren County escaped injury in the incidents. The traffic problems began late Thursday afternoon when a large branch fell out onto the 1400-block…

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Meadville Pike Closes Temporarily, Whitehall Road Reopens

PennDOT announced on Friday morning that a section of Meadville Pike in Sugarcreek Borough will be closed for several hours today (July 12) due to emergency pipe replacement work. The highway is closed from Patchel Run Road to Sugarcreek Road.  It is expected to reopen by 3:00 PM.  A detour is posted. Another PennDOT announcement indicates…

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Woman Hospitalized, Building Condemned, Dogs Removed In Franklin Investigation

A visit by Franklin City Police on Thursday to check up on a woman who had not contacted family members for several days resulted in the woman’s hospitalization, her home being condemned by city officials and the removal of sixteen chihuahua dogs from the residence. City code enforcement officials say the home on the 1100-block…

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