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Seneca Man Charged In Drug Probe From January Traffic Stop

A Seneca man was charged this week in an investigation which began when he was checked out at a traffic stop in Sugarcreek Borough in January. Police officials claim 21 year-old Cody Prenatt was in possession at the time of the traffic stop of heroin, cocaine, morphine and marijuana. Prenatt was arraigned Monday on four…

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Alvarez, McCutchen Lift Bucs Past Phils 6-5, Locke Improves To 8-1

Pedro Alvarez slammed a three-run home run, and Andrew McCutchen reached base five times in five plate appearances as the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Wednesday night. A 13-hit night for the Pirates (52-31) gave starter Jeff Locke his eighth win of the season.  Locke (8-1; 2.12…

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Wanted Meadville Man Apprehended In Franklin

A Meadville-area man allegedly wanted for absconding parole on charges that included statutory rape was arrested Wednesday morning in a Franklin apartment complex. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office says 28 year-old Dane Hamilton was apprehended by officials of a U.S. Marshal’s Office Task Force and the Franklin City Police. Authorities say Hamilton was also on…

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Kennerdell Woman Hurt In Route 208 Crash

A Kennerdell woman was injured Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash on Route 208 in Scrubgrass Township. State Police officials tell KQW that an S-U-V operated by 20 year-old Rebekka Diehl left the road on a curve, traveled through a yard and a flower bed, hit a water well tree, and then slammed into an…

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Franklin Celebrates Fourth Of July

The holiday marks the grand finale of the city of Franklin’s Fourth of July Weeklong Celebration, to be marked by the annual “Thunder Over Franklin” fireworks display at dusk near Riverfront Park. The evening’s earlier event is scheduled to be a concert by the Franklin Silver Cornet Band, starting at 7:00 PM at the city’s South Park…

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PA Lottery’s Millionaire Raffle Deadline Is Saturday

As of Thursday afternoon, Pennsylvania Lottery officials were reporting that fewer than 30,000 tickets remained in the lottery’s latest Millionaire Raffle.  The drawing for the game’s 6,000 prizes will be Saturday night (July 6). About twice a year, the lottery sells a maximum of 500,000 tickets, and draws several thousand cash prizes which may only…

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Gettysburg Battle Ended 150 Years Ago Today

150 years ago today, July 3, 1863, the three-day Battle of Gettysburg, widely considered the turning point of the Civil War, ended. For several days now, the town and surrounding areas of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania have hosted events commemorating the battle, the history and the people of that historic time.  And, the biggest of the Battle of…

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Jolly July 3rd In Oil City

Once again this year the city of Oil City will observe the Fourth of July — on the Third of July! Jolly July 3rd activities will run from 4:00 PM Wednesday until about 10:30 PM in and around Justus Park on the city’s North Side. Children’s events, beginning at 4:00 PM, will include clowns, face…

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$3,600 Jewelry Theft Reported In Sandycreek

A Sandycreek Township woman tells police someone stole more than $3,600 worth of jewelry from her residence. State Police at the Franklin station say the incident apparently occurred Monday. Specifically, the victim estimated the value of the missing jewelry at $3,680.  Investigators released no other details.

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Oil City Woman Hurt In Route 8 Rollover

An Oil City woman was injured late Tuesday morning in a rollover accident on Route 8 just outside of Oil City. The State Police say a car driven by 21 year-old Bethany Shontz went out of control from the inside southbound lane of the highway and struck a vehicle that had been passing hers on…

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