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Three Beaver County Residents Charged After Alleged Phony Robbery Report

State Police officials in Venango County have charged three Beaver County residents after they allegedly claimed that two women robbed them at the end of an Emlenton street. Investigators say the three residents of the village of Freedom had claimed one of their group was robbed at knife point of $130.  It is now alleged…

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Car Hits Cranberry Building; Oil City Driver Uninjured

An Oil City woman escaped injuries Thursday morning when her car hit the front of a building at a business plaza in Cranberry. State Police officials say Sophie Skiba told them she was parking in front of the Comcast building on Route 322 when she inadvertently pushed the gas pedal of her vehicle.  The car…

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Reynolds Raiders Rout Franklin 57-14

In their first meeting since 1983, the Reynolds Raiders routed the visiting Franklin Knights 57-14 in a Friday night game played in Transfer. The Knights (0-4)  scored on a 22-yard run by Austin Andres and a 32-yard pass from Porter Rembold to Kahlil West. West finished with five catches for 106 yards, Zak Lynn rushed…

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Martin’s 3-Run Homer Keys 4-Run Eighth Inning In Crucial 4-2 Pirates Win Over Milwaukee

Russell Martin’s three-run home run was the crucial blow in a four-run eighth inning Friday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates (83-70) surged from behind for a 4-2 home victory over the Milwaukee Brewers (79-75) in the first game of an important three-game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The Pirates, stymied for seven innings by Brewers…

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Bucs Sweep Bosox; Cole Earns 10th Win In 3-2 Victory At PNC Park

Starling Marte homered and Gerrit Cole (10-5; 3.85 ERA) broke into the double-digit wins column on Thursday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a three-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox, edging the Bosox 3-2 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The Pirates (82-70) won for the fourth straight outing and the 11th time in their…

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Diamond Woman Convicted Of Third-Degree Murder In Venango County Court

Following only about two-and-a-half hours of deliberations late Thursday, a Venango County Court jury found a woman from the village of Diamond guilty of third-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend. Sentencing is scheduled for December 9 for 39 year-old Tina Shaffer, who stood trial over the past week in the death of 49 year-old…

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Four People Hurt In Four-Vehicle Crash On Route 428

Accident investigators say four people were treated for injuries following a four-vehicle crash which occurred Thursday afternoon in Oakland Township.  One of the drivers was airlifted to an Erie hospital. State Police officials say the chain-reaction incident occurred shortly after 3:00 PM on Route 428 near the highway’s intersection with Cherrytree Road. Police reports indicate that…

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Titusville Man Faces 66 Charges In Child Sex Abuse And Child Pornography Investigations

A Titusville man was charged Thursday with 66 counts for allegedly sexually assaulting a young child over a period of three years and for the alleged possession of child pornography. The charges include three counts of the rape of a child, and some forty counts related to child pornography. Police officials say 65 year-old Robert Daniel…

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Route 62 In Oil City To Be Paved Yet Again On Friday And Saturday

PennDOT says another round of paving work will be done on Route 62 on Oil City’s South Side and East End this Friday and Saturday (Sept. 19 & 20). Motorists traveling the area, including the section of roadway that had previously been a divided highway, should slow down and expect delays. The project is part…

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Cranberry Festival Weekend Is Here!

The annual Cranberry Festival will be held Saturday (Sept.20) with most of the activities scheduled for Morrison Park in Seneca. With the exception of an outdoor Disney movie slated for 9:00 PM at the Cranberry Mall, the day’s events will run from 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM. They will include arts-and-crafts and food vendors, a…

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