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Pittsburgh Man Arrested On Warrant In Leeper

A Pittsburgh man wanted on a warrant from Allegheny County was arrested late last week by U.S. Marshals in Leeper. Law enforcement officials say a Pittsburgh woman was also arrested on a charge of hindering apprehension. State Police officials and Clarion County Sheriff’s office deputies assisted in the arrests. Officials say 34 year-old Larry Wright,…

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High School Football Results – 2013 Week 10

High School Football Results – Week 10   Friday, November 1:   Region 5 Oil City 35, Franklin 7 Slippery Rock 47, DuBois 28   Region 6 Cathedral Prep 62, General McLane 7   Non-Region Warren 38, Titusville 21 Conneaut 46, Meadville 26 Lakeview 60, Iroquois 0 Greenville 37, Harbor Creek 8 Sharpsville 19, Sharon…

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Playoff-Bound Oilers End Franklin’s Season With A 35-7 Win At The Oil Field

Kevin Daly rushed for 211 yards and two touchdowns, and three receivers caught touchdown passes as the Oil City Oilers (6-4; 4-2 in Region 5) handed the Franklin Knights a 35-7 defeat on the final day of the regular season on Friday night at the Oil Field. In winning the Route 8 Rivalry for the…

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One Cochranton-Area Murder Defendant Pleads Guilty In Death Of Ohio Woman

One of two defendants in the murder case proceedings in the death of an Ohio woman in the Cochranton area last year abruptly entered a guilty plea to a charge of first-degree murder Thursday in Crawford County Court. 20 year-old Jade Olmstead was then sentenced to life in prison without parole. For the guilty plea,…

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National Fuel Charge Decreases

National Fuel Gas has announced that their gas supply charge for their customers is dropping by about 5.2 percent, effective November 1. The company says that means their “typical” residential customer will now pay $75.60 per month, on average, down from $79.73.  The new rates are reflective of the latest quarterly adjustment to National Fuel’s gas…

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Absentee Ballots Due Friday

County elections officials remind us that Friday (Nov. 1) is the deadline for submitting absentee ballots for Tuesday’s municipal elections. Your county courthouse officials must receive your absentee ballot before the close of business Friday. Otherwise, the polls will be open Tuesday from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM.  Election returns coverage will begin at approximately 9:00…

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Friday Slated For Veterans To Record Discharge Papers

This Friday, November 1, has been set aside to aid military veterans in registering their discharge papers. The state House of Representatives has designated Friday as “Veterans, Record Your Discharge Day.” Registering discharge documents can be a prerequisite for the receipt of federal and state benefits.  The move can also be helpful for employment applications…

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State Life Jacket Regulation Includes Smaller Boats, Starting November 1

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission reminds us that the state regulation regarding the mandatory use of life jackets on smaller boats goes into effect Friday (Nov. 1). The law, which was enacted last year, mandates that anyone in a boat, canoe or kayak under 16 feet in length must wear a Coast Guard-approved personal…

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Cities In Three States Postpone Trick-Or-Treating Because Of Impending Storms

Numerous cities in neighboring Ohio, and in the states of Indiana and Kentucky have postponed trick-or-treat hours until Friday because of a storm moving from Texas toward the Great Lakes. The possibility of tornadoes even exist for some areas.  At the least, gusty winds and heavy downpours are expected.  Hail is possible in some places.…

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Protestors Target Clarion University Fall Community Breakfast

An estimated eighty protestors showed up to greet those arriving at the Clarion University Fall Community Breakfast on Thursday morning, showing their disdain for the school’s Workforce Plan, which includes the potential loss of 35 or more jobs and cuts in several academic departments. The protestors handed out flyers urging others to air their voices, and…

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