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Conneaut Lake Park Could Be Sold For Back Tax Debts

The Crawford County commissioners have decided to seek the sale of Conneaut Lake Park to settle property tax debts totaling more than $800,000. The decision came down at the commissioners’ regular meeting on Wednesday.  Although it may become necessary, the sale probably would not happen until late next year.  The Park’s trustees have owed real estate…

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Sheep Shot And Killed In Crawford County

There has been another case of animal cruelty in Crawford County. This time, police say someone shot and killed a female sheep at a farm in Troy Township.  The farm owner said an arrow was found near his barn on the farm property on Mosgrove Road, but authorities were still trying to determine exactly what kind…

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Steelers Sign Draft Picks Wheaton, Hawthorne, And Justin Brown

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Thursday morning that they have signed three more of their nine 2013 draft choices. The signings of Oregon State wide receiver Markus Wheaton, Illinois cornerback Terry Hawthorne  and former Penn State wide receiver bring to five the number of Pittsburgh draft selections who have become Steelers.  All agreed to four-year deals. Wheaton set…

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Tuesday Fire At Seneca Hill Glass Center Believed Accidental

The fire that destroyed a glass company on Seneca Hill between Oil City and Seneca on Tuesday night is being treated by investigators as an accident. It is believed that the blaze was the result of the rekindling of the remnants of a fire that had been built earlier in the day to destroy pallets. The fire at B&B…

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Cook Forest Area Hit By Wednesday Storm

Many parts of the Oil Region escaped Wednesday without any kind of thunderstorms, but in Cook Forest, roads were closed and buildings were damaged by falling trees in a storm that swept through parts of Clarion, Jefferson and Forest Counties. Route 36 was closed for several hours in areas between Leeper and Cooksburg.  Damage was…

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Pens Rout Senators 7-3 For A 3-1 Lead In Stanley Cup Series

The Pittsburgh Penguins scored four times in the third period on Wednesday night en route to a 7-3 win over the Senators in Ottawa and a 3-games-to-1 lead in their NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series. The Penguins chased Ottawa goaltender Craig Anderson, who played a superb first period, but left the game…

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Bucs Blank Cubs 1-0, Liriano Is 3-0 In Three Pittsburgh Starts

Another 1-0 victory for the Pittsburgh Pirates! Francisco Liriano (3-0; 1,00 ERA), Tony Watson and Mark Melancon combined on a four-hit shutout on Wednesday night, and the Pittsburgh Pirates (28-18) won for the tenth time in their last twelve games, blanking the Chicago Cubs 1-0 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Garrett Jones delivered a first-inning…

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Titusville Woman Charged With Assaulting 7 Year-Old Girl

A Titusville woman has been charged with six counts after she allegedly caused injuries to the head, eye and arm of a seven year-old girl. Titusville City Police say 22 year-old Faith Adkins is charged with aggravated and simple assault, unlawful restraint of a minor, making terroristic threats, reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of…

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Dog Law Enforcement Set For Venango County In Early June

The Venango County Treasurer’s office has announced that dog law enforcement personnel from the state’s Department of Agriculture will be canvassing the county during the first two weeks in June. The dog agents will be attempting to ensure that dogs are licensed, vaccinated and safe. Pennsylvania law requires that all dogs three months of age…

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7-7-7 Drawn In Tuesday’s Daily Number Game

Pennsylvania Lottery officials say the “triple 7′s” (777) drawn Tuesday evening in the evening version of the state’s Daily Number lottery paid out $5.56 million to lottery players across the state. 7-7-7, normally the heaviest-played three-digit lottery number, had not been a winner in the evening draw since September 17, 2011.  The Pennsylvania Lottery website…

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