Blog Archives

Youngsville High School Damage Estimate Now At Nearly $140,000

School district officials now estimate damages in a weekend vandalism spree at Youngsville High School at nearly $140,000. In a special meeting held Wednesday, the Warren County School Board was updated on the types and extent of damage and the progress of cleanup work.  The new damage estimate does not include the potential replacement values…

Read more »

First Firefly Festival To Be Held In Kellettville

So, you’ve said it’s the rare summer weekend without a local festival. Look toward Kellettville in Forest County.  That is where the first Pennsylvania Firefly Festival begins today (June 21). The weekend will feature guided nighttime walks to see firefly displays, along with music, arts and crafts and educational programs. The festival begins at 5:00…

Read more »

Two Hurt In 3-Vehicle Crash On Route 208

Two drivers were hurt in a three-vehicle crash on Route 208 in Elk Township in northeastern Clarion County. State Police at the Clarion station say the chain reaction began when a car driven by 25 year-old Joshua Greenawalt crossed the center line of the highway and into the path of an S-U-V operated by 60 year-old Debra…

Read more »

Pirates Strand 14 Runners In 13-Inning Loss In Cincinnati

The Pittsburgh Pirates stranded 14 runners and had two more picked off the basepaths, and Jason Grilli recorded his first blown save of the season as the Bucs dropped a 2-1 decision in 13 innings to the Reds in Cincinnati on Wednesday night. Cincinnati’s Brandon Phillips scored teammate Derrick Robinson with a bases-loaded single for…

Read more »

Stanley Cup Final Is Even After Chicago’s 6-5 OT Win In Boston

Brent Seabrook scored the game-winner with 10:09 remaining in overtime on Wednesday night, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 6-5 victory over the Bruins in Boston and tying the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoff final at two games apiece. Michal Handzus, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp, Patrick Kane and Marcus Kruger also scored for the Blackhawks.  Patrice Bergeron…

Read more »

Hutchinson, Senate Finance Committee Approve Pension Reform Bill

A state Senate committee has moved a pension reform bill to the Senate floor after gutting many of Governor Tom Corbett’s proposals.. Senator Scott Hutchinson, from Oil City, said Wednesday that the longer it takes to address pension reform, the worse the problem will become.  Hutchinson added that we owe it to taxpayers, current and…

Read more »

Three Die, Two Are Injured In Wednesday Night Crash Near Slippery Rock

Three people, including a three year-old boy, were killed, and two other children were seriously injured in the Wednesday night crash of a minivan near Slippery Rock. State Police at the Butler station say the incident happened on Centerville Pike in Brady Township, between Route 8 and Slippery Rock.  A minivan driven by 31 year-old Kimberly McLaughlin,…

Read more »

Pittsburgh Man Drowns In Pymatuning Lake

The body of a Pittsburgh man was recovered from Pymatuning Lake late Wednesday afternoon, shortly after he jumped off a boat to help a woman who was already in the water. Rescue crews report that 47 year-old Lawrence Page had never resurfaced after he dove from a pontoon boat. Emergency officials from both Pennsylvania and…

Read more »

Titusville Woman Charged With Stealing From Cub Scout Pack

A Titusville woman was charged Wednesday in connection with the disappearance of more than $2,000 from a local Cub Scout pack. 33 year-old Stephanie Mullen was arraigned on 18 counts, including theft by unlawful taking, failure to make required disposition of funds, theft by deception, receiving stolen property and identity theft. Law enforcement officials say…

Read more »

House Resolution Seeks Local Control Of Education Standards

The state House of Representatives this week passed a resolution urging the Pennsylvania secretary of education and the State Board of Education to help protect the right of local school officials to establish education standards, and not to turn that right over to a multi-state organization. The debate hinges on Pennsylvania’s adoption of Common Core State…

Read more »

Venango Weather