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Oil City Man Faces Charges Involving Sales Of Firearms, Gold

An Oil City man, who was the subject of an investigation involving allegations that he was operating a business without the proper licensing, has been ordered held for court on other charges, concerning accusations that he was illegally transferring firearms and dealing in precious metals without a license. 45 year-old Robert Piercy, who was the owner…

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Rocky Grove Couple Accused Of Stealing From Home They Watched In Foreclosure

A Rocky Grove couple has been charged following accusations they stole from a Mercer County home they were hired to care for following the building’s foreclosure. James and Ella Baker, both age 33, are charged in Mercer County Court with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. The Bakers reportedly were hired to maintain a…

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Two Women Accused Of Running A Meth Lab In A Van

Two Crawford County women were arrested Wednesday afternoon, and stand accused of running a methamphetamine lab in a van. Meadville City Police and agents from the state Attorney General’s Drug Control Unit say they pulled over the van in Meadville on Wednesday and arrested 32 year-old Devanie Coudriet, from Saegertown, and 23 year-old Ashley Stewart,…

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Home Run Off Liriano Lifts Cubs Over Bucs; Cards Can Take Title With One Win

Darnell McDonald’s three-run, sixth-inning home run off Pittsburgh ace Francisco Liriano on Wednesday afternoon propelled the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Pirates, and ensured the St. Louis Cardinals of at least a tie for the National League Central Division title. The Cardinals defeated Washington 4-1 to take a three-game lead over Pittsburgh with…

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Penguins Close .500 Preseason With 5-1 Win At Detroit

Chris Kunitz scored twice Wednesday night, and teammates Pascal Dupuis, Jussi Jokinen and Craig Adams added goals as the Pittsburgh Penguins closed their NHL preseason schedule with a 3-3 record by beating the Red Wings 5-1 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin both recorded two assists.  Drew Miller scored for…

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PennDOT To Hold Online Public Meeting On State’s 12-Year Transportation Program

PennDOT will be holding on Thursday (Sept. 26) something they are calling their first online public meeting. The webcast is scheduled to serve as part of the PennDOT update to Pennsylvania’s 12-Year Transportation Program.  It will begin at 6:00 PM, and will include an update on state transportation issues from PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch as well as answers…

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Thursday At The Autumn Leaf Festival

Thursday evening’s activities at the annual Autumn Leaf Festival in Clarion will include Clarion University’s Homecoming pep rally which will preview the Clarion-Gannon Homecoming game scheduled for Saturday afternoon, and during which the Homecoming “court and new royalty” will be announced. The pep rally begins at 7:00 PM. The next Community Cultural Night event will…

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Oil City Teachers Have New Contract 9 Months Ahead Of Time, But Only For Two Years

The Oil City Area school board agreed this week to a new contract for the district’s teachers — even though the present five-year deal does not expire until next June. But, citing an uncertain future for school funding in Pennsylvania, the approval was given for just a two-year contract this time around.  The pact covers…

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Oil City Man Pleads In East 4th Street Stabbing Incident

An Oil City man has entered a guilty plea to a charge of simple assault in Venango County Court in a case in which he was accused of stabbing another man in the arm. 20 year-old Marquise McCool was accused of stabbing James Goodman outside a residence on East Fourth Street in Oil City at…

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Cole Wins 10th, Alvarez Drives Home Three In Bucs’ 8-2 Win In Chicago

Gerrit Cole became the first Pirates rookie in 11 years to post double digit wins in one season, and Pedro Alvarez drove in three runs on Tuesday night as Pittsburgh regained sole possession of second place in the National League Central Division with an 8-2 victory over the Cubs at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Cole…

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