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Two Hospitalized In Pittsburgh After Car Hits Horse-Drawn Buggy

A Knox woman and a teenager were flown to a Pittsburgh hospital Wednesday evening after the horse-drawn buggy in which they were riding was struck from behind by a car. State Police at the Clarion station say the incident happened around 7:15 PM on Route 208 in Salem Township, near Knox.  Troopers say the buggy…

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Strattanville Man Seriously Injured When Ejected From Car In Route 322 Crash

A Strattanville man was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon when he was ejected from his car during a rollover accident on Route 322 in Clarion County. 55 year-old Henry Swires was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital after the crash for the treatment of head injuries. State Police at the Clarion station say Swires was westbound on…

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Clarion Pharmacy Robbery Investigated

Police in Clarion are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred at a Clarion pharmacy on Monday night. Clarion Borough Police say pharmacy employees believe five individuals may have been involved.  Reports indicate that five people, four men and one woman, walked into a store on Main Street in Clarion around 8:45 PM on Monday.  Four of…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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