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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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Ohio Man Found Not Guilty In 2011 Robbery Spree

One of three men accused in a number of Mercer County robberies in the summer of 2011 has been found not guilty in Mercer County Court. 27 year-old Shawn Lee, from Masury, Ohio, had been tried on charges of robbery, conspiracy and other counts in robberies at convenience stores in West Middlesex and Farrell and…

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Robert Morris Eliminated From NIT

Forward LaDontae Henton scored 21 points, and guard Bryce Cotton added 20 on Monday night, and the Providence Friars ended the Robert Morris Colonials’ run in the NIT men’s college basketball tournament with a 77-68 victory at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence. The Friars (19-14) advance to the “elite eight,” and will go on…

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Interstate 80 Resurfacing To Begin Monday

PennDOT has announced that a repaving project on Interstate 80 in Mercer County is scheduled to begin on Monday (April 1). The work area will cover more than six-and-a-half miles from the Venango-Mercer County line to a spot just under two miles east of the junction with Interstate 79. The project will include milling, resurfacing,…

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