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Conneaut Lake Park To Undergo Bankruptcy Proceedings

The Board of Trustees of Conneaut Lake Park voted Tuesday to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The move is being made to fend off further action by creditors, including a possible sheriff’s sale.  Two townships, the Conneaut Area School District and the Crawford County Commissioners, all representing entities owed tax money by the park,…

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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Wants To Update Laws On Bringing Wine And Liquor Across State Lines

A state lawmaker from Philadelphia says he will introduce legislation in Harrisburg to decriminalize the purchase of out-of-state wine and liquor. Many supporters of the legislation point out it is still technically illegal to transport wine and spirits into Pennsylvania from neighboring states like New York and West Virginia.  State Representative John Taylor, though, also…

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Wainwright Uses His Arm And His Bat To Help Cards Beat Pirates 6-4

St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright (16-9) both held off the Pittsburgh Pirates hitting attack and drove home a career-high-tying three runs as the Cards defeated the Pirates 6-4 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Tuesday night. With the victory, the Cardinals (75-63) moved to two games ahead of Milwaukee and four games above…

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FEMA Urges Attention To National Preparedness Month

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is urging us to review this month what we need to know and do in the event of an emergency. September is National Preparedness Month, and it is stressing this year the necessary steps to ensure readiness if the need to evacuate arises. FEMA regional administrator Mary Ann Tierney tells Radio…

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Cochranton Woman Accused Of Drug Sales, Keeping Money From Undercover State Trooper

A Cochranton woman faces charges after she was accused by the State Police with selling drugs to an undercover officer and of keeping money furnished by law enforcement for one of the buys. Investigators claim that arrangements were made on three different occasions for the undercover trooper to purchase drugs through 28 year-old Lindsay Baker,…

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Pirates Bow 5-4 In Labor Day Game At St. Louis

The St. Louis Cardinals rebounded from an early 3-0 deficit on Monday afternoon to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 in a key Labor Day clash of playoff hopefuls and to pass Milwaukee to take over sole possession of first place in the National League Central Division. The Cards (74-63) cut the Bucs’ lead to 3-2 in…

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Bonuses Available To Veterans Of Operations Desert Shield And Desert Storm

Veterans who served in the Persian Gulf Theatre are eligible to receive bonuses from the state. Those who served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm may apply for bonuses of up to $525.  Joan Nissley, a spokesperson for the state Department of Veterans and Military Affairs, tells Radio PA News the bonuses are based…

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Meadville Man Dies In Labor Day Weekend Crash

One of the victims of a fatal Labor Day weekend crash in Pennsylvania was a Meadville-area man who died when his vehicle slammed into a tree after it left Route 322 early Sunday morning. Police investigators identified the deceased as Kyle Gillette.  A 17 year-old male passenger was treated for minor injuries at Meadville Medical…

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DuBois Woman To Be Charged With Fraudulently Obtaining Prescription Drugs At UPMC Northwest Emergency Room

State Police officials in Venango County say they will be filing charges against a DuBois woman for fraudulently obtaining prescription drugs from the emergency room of a local hospital through the use of false identification. Police have not released the real name of their suspect. Officials tell KQW that the woman arrived with her two young…

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Pleasantville Resident Bilked Of $2000 Through Grandparent Phone Scam

State Police officials continue to urge residents to not be taken in by the so-called “grandparent scam.” A Pleasantville resident lost $2,000 due to the scam last week. Similar to many other scams reported recently, the Pleasantville resident was contacted by telephone by an individual who said that $2,000 was needed to keep the victim’s grandson…

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