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12th Annual Cranberry Festival Weekend Is Here

Although the date for the 12th annual Cranberry Festival is officially listed as Saturday, September 20, some activities have already begun. On Friday, for instance, the festival corn roast will be held, and the results of the “Cutest Berry of the Bunch” Photo Contest will be unveiled. Saturday, at Morrison Park in Seneca, events will include…

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Autumn Leaf Festival Begins

With an earlier start this year, Clarion County’s annual Autumn Leaf Festival is underway. Friday’s (9/20) activities include a “corn hole” tournament, a motorcycle cruise-in and the kickoff concert with the band, “Leverage.” Saturday’s activities will include the Pennsylvania State Old-Time Fiddlers’ Contest,” 5K and 10K races, the Cook Forest river bike ride, a motorcycle…

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2nd DukeFest To Benefit Animal Rescue And Care Agencies

DukeFest returns to the Rocky Grove Fire Department Fairgrounds this Saturday (Sept. 21). The event, named for a dog that was found to have been chained up alone, possibly for a month, in an abandoned Oil City building early last year, will benefit numerous area animal rescue and care agencies.  The first DukeFest last year…

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Governor Corbett To Visit Clarion County Saturday

It sounds like Governor Tom Corbett will be spending a full day in Clarion County this Saturday (Sept. 21). C-93 Radio in Clarion reports that the Governor will attend both the city’s Autumn Leaf Festival and the Grand National “Gusher” Cross Country ATV and Motorcycle Race event to be hosted by Foxburg. The reports indicate…

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Titusville Bridge Closed For Inspection Thursday Afternoon

The South Perry Street Bridge in Titusville is to be closed for about three hours this afternoon (Thursday, Sept. 19) while Crawford County officials make an inspection of the structure. The Titusville Police Department says the bridge will be closed from 1:00 PM until approximately 4:00 PM. City and county officials have expressed concerns recently…

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Padres Beat Melancon To Improve To 31-10 At PNC Park

The San Diego Padres struck for four ninth-inning singles and two runs off Pittsburgh closer Mark Melancon on Wednesday night, and the Padres pulled out a 3-2 victory over the Pirates at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Melancon, trying for his 17th save of the season, instead offered up his third blown save, taking the loss and…

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Former Heavyweight Champion Ken Norton Dies At Age 70

Ken Norton, just the second man to have beaten the legendary Muhammad Ali, died Wednesday at the age of 70. Norton was badly injured in a 1986 car accident, and never fully regained his physical mobility.  He had suffered several strokes over the past few years. Norton never won the heavyweight boxing title in the…

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Cranberry Burglary Suspect, Wanted Since September, 2012, Arrested In Erie

A Cranberry man who has been sought by law enforcement officials since September of last year was arrested in Erie this week. 25 year-old Tyler Rozanski was originally being sought in connection with Venango County charges filed against him in August, 2012.  Late last month, a State Police release also appeared to link Rozanski to…

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Clarion University Student From Cranberry Named Scholar-Athlete-Of-The-Year

A Clarion University student has been named Atlantic Region Women’s Scholar-Athlete-of-the-Year by the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioners’ Association. Hannah Heeter, from Cranberry, is a two-time Academic All-American, and won this year’s PSAC Female Pete Nevins Award as the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference’s scholar-athlete-of-the-year.  She is the first Clarion athlete to win Academic All-American honors…

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$400 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In South Carolina

Powerball Lottery officials say the lone jackpot-winning ticket purchased in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing was sold in Lexington, South Carolina. Previous to the drawing, game officials estimated the cash annuity value of the jackpot at a whopping $400 million.  The cash value was listed at $223 million, or about $134 million after taxes.  Those numbers will…

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