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Franklin Day Reunion In Florida Scheduled For March 7

The 54th annual Franklin Day Reunion in Florida is scheduled for Saturday, March 7 at (Homer’s Buffett Restaurant) Sebring Square on Route 27 in Sebring, Florida. Chairpersons Fran and Judy Fry tell KQW that registration will begin at 11:00 AM and close at 2:00 PM.  Several Franklin-area merchants and organizations are providing the prizes for…

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Proposal For Ban On Activities On State Game Lands During Hunting Season Removed from Game Commission Meeting Agenda

The Pennsylvania Game Commission announced this week that they have removed from the agenda of their January meeting scheduled for Tuesday a proposal that would have banned hiking and many other non-hunting activities on state game lands during the state’s fall and spring hunting seasons. Commission board president Robert Schlemmer said the commission has received…

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Next Meeting On Route 8 Corridor Improvements Slated For February 4

Sugarcreek Borough Council members are planning to meet on February 4 with an engineering consultant and members of the Venango County Planning Commission about proposals included in a recent study regarding improvements to the Route 8 Corridor, a stretch that basically runs from the Washington Crossing Bridge in Franklin to the intersection of Route 8…

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Oil City Man Charged After Wednesday Morning Hit-And-Run

An Oil City man has been charged after an accident last week in which a car struck a dividing barrier on Route 8 in Reno and the driver fled the scene. Sugarcreek Borough Police say the incident occurred shortly before 10:00 AM Wednesday.  Their reports indicate that they later arrested 34 year-old Thomas Martin at his place of…

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High School Basketball Results – Thursday, January 22

High School Basketball Results from Thursday, January 22:   BOYS   D-10, Region 5 Oil City 46, Hickory 37 Franklin 79, Sharon 75 Meadville 62, Slippery Rock 55 George Jr. Republic 53, Conneaut 52   D-10, Region 1 Farrell 87, Rocky Grove 41 VisionQuest 76, Commodore Perry 73 Kennedy Catholic 81, Jamestown 40   D-10,…

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NFL Creates Art Rooney Award For On-Field Sportsmanship

The National Football League announced Thursday that a new sportsmanship award will be named after the late Pittsburgh Steelers founder Art Rooney. The Art Rooney Award will recognize players who “exemplify outstanding sportsmanship on the field.” The new award was announced in October, and each team submitted one of their players as a nominee last…

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Knox Man Sentenced To 9-To-18 Years In State Prison For Conduct With Young Girls

A Knox man has been sentenced to 9-to-18 years in state prison for his guilty pleas to ten charges in connection with his conduct with young girls. 44 year-old Aaron Cujas must also register under the state’s Megan’s Law requirements for the remainder of his life. Cujas had been charged last March with 180 counts. …

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Wolf Recalls Corbett Nominations

Another early move by Governor Tom Wolf in his first days in office has been his recall of all of the pending executive nominations made by former Governor Tom Corbett. Radio PA News says Wolf also removed Eric Arneson as executive director of the Office of Open Records and named Nathan Byerly the acting director,…

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Oil Region Alliance Announces Annual Meeting

The Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry and Tourism has announced that their annual meeting on Thursday, February 26 will include a celebration of the organization’s tenth anniversary. In addition to the election of board members and the unveiling of the 2015 Oil Region Visitor Guide, the Alliance will honor their Volunteer-of-the-Year, Leah Carter, their…

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Pennsylvania Medical Society Will Oppose Healthcare Tax Bills

The Pennsylvania Medical Society has already expressed opposition against certain pieces of legislature they expect to see appear or reappear in Harrisburg this legislative session. Organization officials say they are especially concerned about the reintroduction of bills that would tax healthcare services, and will oppose them if they are put back onto the table. Last…

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