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Grove City Woman Charged In Thefts Through Intermediate Unit Credit Card

A Grove City woman who was charged last week after being accused of using her agency credit card for personal use has waived a preliminary hearing, and will face an arraignment hearing in Mercer County Court in November. 56 year-old Cecelia Yauger is accused of making more than $2,000 in purchases through a credit card…

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Plans For Cherrytree Bridge Replacement To Be Unveiled

PennDOT says they will make public their plans for the replacement of a Cherrytree Township bridge next Tuesday. The span to be replaced crosses Prather Run on Dempseytown-Gresham Road. The display of project plans will be available for viewing on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM, and on Wednesdays and Thursdays from…

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2013 Cranberry Festival Kicks Off

The first of the preliminary activities in this year’s Cranberry Festival will be held tonight (Wednesday, Sept. 18) at the Seneca Fire Hall. The event’s fundraising spaghetti dinner will be served from 5:00 until 7:00 PM.  The dinner will be followed by the Festival King and Queen Talent Show and Crowning Ceremony at 7:00 PM.…

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Gyorko Blast Lifts Padres Over Pirates Again

Morgantown, West Virginia’s Jedd Gyorko slammed a three-run home run off Pirates starter Jeff Locke in the third inning of Tuesday night’s game in Pittsburgh, and the San Diego advanced to a 5-2 win over the Bucs. The Padres (70-80) are 30-10 in the games they have played at PNC Park, and have won 18…

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Altomare New Head Of Titusville Chamber

Emily Altomare takes over today as the new executive director of the Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce. Altomare succeeds Christa Battin, who began a new job in a similar post for the Meadville-Western Crawford County Chamber of Commerce last month. Altomare, who hails from Marion Center in Indiana County, is a graduate of Indiana University of…

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Pleasantville Man Not Injured In Shreve Run Road Rollover

A Pleasantville man escaped injury in a Tuesday morning rollover on a road in Oil Creek Township in northern Venango County. State Police troopers say 21 year-old Charles Foote swerved to miss a deer that was crossing Shreve Run Road.  His vehicle skidded, left the road and rolled over. No other vehicles were involved.

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Corbett Plan On Health Care Coverage Is Unveiled

Advocates for affordable health care in Pennsylvania are watching to see what final plan will take shape as Governor Tom Corbett and federal officials discuss Corbett’s proposal for Medicaid reform and expanded health coverage. On Monday, the Governor rolled out a plan he is calling “Healthy Pennsylvania” that he says goes beyond expanding coverage for…

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McClintock Trail To Be Unveiled Tuesday

The ribbon cutting and first official bike ride on the new McClintock Trail are scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at 4:00 PM. The ribbon-cutting ceremonies will be held just off the 400-block of Seneca Street near Memorial Drive on Oil City’s North Side.  All who attend are invited to bring along their bicycles and join in…

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Pennsylvania Among Nation’s Leaders In Most Bridges That Could Collapse

An Associated Press study shows that Pennsylvania ranks near the top of states with not only the most structurally-deficient bridges, but also states with the most “fracture critical” bridges, or spans that could collapse if one vital part were to fail. Their study shows that Pennsylvania has about 1,350 such “fracture critical” bridges, including several located on…

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PennDOT Reminds Drivers About Fall’s Myriad Driving Hazards

PennDOT is reminding drivers that a number of varying conditions come together to create a unique set of driving hazards in the fall. Sun glare, frost and ice in the early morning, the influx of school students returning to class, wet leaves and deer are all associated with autumn driving problems. PennDOT advises we keep…

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