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Franklin High School Band To Play In Washington D.C.’s Memorial Day Parade

The Franklin High School Black Knight Marching Band will be in Washington, D.C. this holiday weekend to march and play in the National Memorial Day Parade. The rest of the holiday will be spent by the Franklin students in touring the nation’s capitol and its monuments, memorials, museums and official buildings. The band has appeared…

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Area Memorial Day Parades, Ceremonies Set

Monday’s Memorial Day holiday will bring with it parades and memorial ceremonies. Among the events scheduled in this part of the Oil Region are parades in Franklin and Titusville. Franklin’s processional will be preceded by ceremonies at 9:00 AM on the 13th Street Bridge and 9:30 at Franklin Cemetery.  The parade will begin at 10:00 AM,…

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Seventeen Arrests Made This Week In Clarion County Drug Sales Cases

Law enforcement officials announced Friday the arrests of seventeen people in connection with the sales of a variety of illegal drugs in Clarion County in cases which have been under investigation in the county for as long as two years. Fifteen of the arrests were on charges of the delivery of drugs including heroin, methamphetamine,…

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Two Hurt In Friday Crash At Franklin’s Washington Crossing

Two people were hurt Friday morning in a two-car crash at a Franklin intersection. Franklin City Police say a car driven by Patricia Baird, from Murraysville in Allegheny County, went through a red light at the intersection of Washington Crossing and Elk Street.  The vehicle was then struck by a car operated by Cinnamon Evans,…

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Cole Goes Most Of The Distance In Pirates’ 4-1 Home Win Over The Mets

Gerrit Cole pitched six-hit baseball over eight-and-two-thirds innings and allowed only one unearned run as the Pittsburgh Pirates opened up a three-game home series over the New York Mets on Friday night with a 4-1 win. Cole (6-2; 2.05 ERA) struck out ten batters, walked one and hit another.  The only run for the Mets…

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NHL/NBA Playoff Results – Friday, May 22

NHL Playoff Result  –  Friday, May 22  (best-of-seven Eastern Conference championship series):   NY Rangers 5, Tampa Bay 1  (series tied 2-2)     NBA Playoff Result  –  Friday, May 22  (best-of-seven Eastern Conference championship series):   Cleveland 94, Atlanta 82  (Cavaliers lead series 2-games-to-0)

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District 10 Baseball Playoff Semifinal Results – Friday, May 22

District 10 Baseball Playoff Semifinal Results  –   Friday, May 22:   “A” Rocky Grove 5, Union City 2 Eisenhower 9, West Middlesex 6   “AA” Sharon 11, Titusville 5 Mercyhurst Prep 5, Maplewood 1   “AAA” Slippery Rock 7, Grove City 2 Cathedral Prep 8, Harbor Creek 3

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Franklin High School’s Abby Jones Wins The PIAA State High Jump Title

After three straight years of second-place finishes, Franklin High School’s Abby Jones has won the state title in the “AAA” high jump competition at the PIAA Track-and-Field Championships at Shippensburg University. Jones cleared 5-feet, 7-inches to win the gold medal.  Her silver medal performances in each of the last two years had been at 5’8″.…

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Oil City Man Accused Of Attacking Another With A Knife And Other Objects

An Oil City man was arrested late Thursday morning after he allegedly attacked another man with a knife and other objects. Oil City Police say 40 year-old Corey Budzinski stands accused of assaulting a 21 year-old man who later required hospital treatment.  Investigators say Budzinski was already on parole. Budzinski was charged with both aggravated…

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Delays Expected On Route 322 Between Shippenville And Clarion Due To Milling And Repaving Project

Motorists heading toward Clarion are already noticing traffic delays between Shippenville and Clarion because of an extensive milling and repaving project which is already underway. The River Hill area will be included in the project.  For now, PennDOT officials are advising travelers that congestion can be especially expected around the intersection of Routes 322 and…

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