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Titusville Native Named Acting CEO At Hulu

A former Titusville man is about to begin his new duties as acting CEO at Hulu, a corporation that allows Internet browsers to watch movies and TV series online. Andy Forsell was tabbed recently to succeed Jason Kilar, who has announced he is stepping down at the end of the month. Forsell is a 1983…

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Fish And Boat Commission To Leave Trout Hatcheries Open

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has decided not to close two of its fifteen trout hatcheries. The agency had estimated that the closings of hatcheries in Centre and Potter Counties would have saved about $2-million a year.  The facilities produce about 750,000 fish each year. Some analysts are saying that one way to replace…

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Oil City Men Plead Guilty To Assault And Theft

Two Oil City men entered guilty pleas in Venango County Court on Tuesday to charges connected with a November assault on a third man. 23 year-old Shane Vitka and 26 year-old Kevin Meagher entered their pleas to counts of simple assault and theft by unlawful taking.  In a plea bargain, charges of robbery against both…

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Three Hurt In Route 36 Accident – Titusville Man Hospitalized

Three men were hurt, one seriously, in a two-vehicle crash that occurred early this week on Route 36 in Washington Township. State Police from the Clarion station say the collision took place when a car driven by 22 year-old Samuel Prenatt, from Titusville, traveled into the path of a minivan operated by 61 year-old Jack…

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Work To Begin On Route 8 Bridge Over I-80 In Barkeyville

PennDOT has announced yet another highway project that is scheduled to begin on Monday (April 1). The $1.8-million project will include replacing the center deck of the Route 8 bridge that runs over Interstate 80 in the Barkeyville area, milling and patching the surface of the bridge, and adding a waterproof membrane. Experts have declared…

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Crosby Scores Lone Goal In Pens’ 1-0 Shutout Of Montreal

Despite being outshot 37-25 on Tuesday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins extended their winning streak to 13 games with a 1-0 home win over the Montreal Canadiens. Sidney Crosby scored the game’s only goal with 6:41 remaining in the second period.  The 13th win, all in March, marks an all-time franchise high in victories in one…

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Home Run Balls Sink Pirates Again

Rajai Davis and Adam Lind both homered on Tuesday, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-3 preseason baseball win over the Pittsburgh Pirates (12-17-1). Toronto (13-16) outhit the Bucs 10-6 with Lind going 2-for-4. Gaby Sanchez and Michael McKenry drove in Pittsburgh runs.  Pirates starter Jonathan Sanchez settled down after allowing three runs in the…

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Two Arrested In Cochranton Convenience Store Robbery

Two men have been charged in the Sunday night robbery of a convenience store in Cochranton. Cochranton Borough Police say 19 year-old Ronald Furlong, from French Creek Township in Mercer County, and 18 year-old Jason Poduszio, from Fairfield Township in Crawford County, have been charged with robbery, theft, conspiracy and receiving stolen property. Furlong and…

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Franklin High School Looks For Boys Basketball Coach

The Franklin Area School Board voted Monday night to open the position of boys varsity basketball coach. The five members of the nine-member board who attended the meeting all voted in favor of the proposal following an executive session held to discuss the matter. Jason Fulmer has coached the FHS Knights for the past three years,…

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Knox Man Dies From Sunday Night House Fire

A Knox-area man has died following a Sunday night fire that destroyed his home along Route 208. Officials say 77 year-old Paul Eisenman died early Monday afternoon.  An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday morning. Four fire companies responded to the house fire around 11:00 PM Sunday.  The structure has been declared a total loss.  A…

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