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Seneca Man Faces New Charges In Reno Break-Ins – 2nd Man Now Charged

A Seneca man who was charged with breaking into a Reno company’s property early May 5 now faces charges connected with other burglaries at the same site and a break-in at a neighboring location,  And now, a second man has been charged with aiding in the crimes on one of the occasions. 25 year-old Justin Graham…

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Brewers End Pirates’ Winning Streak At 3

The Pittsburgh Pirates recorded only four hits and made three errors Monday night as they lost a 5-1 home decision to the Milwaukee Brewers, ending the Bucs’ winning streak at three games. The Brewers stole six bases on Pirates backup catcher Michael McKenry, who is now 0-for-18 in throwing out runners this season.  Pedro Alvarez…

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Franklin Man Charged In December Murder In Mercer County

A Franklin-area man was arrested Monday, and was charged with a December murder that occurred along a rural road in northwestern Mercer County. 45 year-old Ralph Young has been charged in the death of 58 year-old David Dignall, from Carlton.  The victim was identified as Young’s brother-in-law. Dignall’s body was discovered late on the afternoon of…

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Moniteau Teacher Charged In Sexual Assaults On Students

A Moniteau High School teacher who was suspended from his job last month has been charged in the sexual assaults of five female students. 26 year-old Jonathan Crum, who taught English and was an assistant football coach at the school in West Sunbury, is alleged to have had sexual contact with one teen, and to…

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Oil City School Budget Contains Deficit, But No Tax Hike

The Oil City Area school board Monday gave approval to a preliminary $29-million budget proposal that would contain no real estate tax increase, but which presently holds a deficit of about $1.3 million. Several adjustments are expected before the board takes a final vote on the spending plan. The district carries a reserve fund balance…

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School Bus Goes Into Ditch – No Students On Board

Accident investigators say there were no students on board when a school bus left the road and traveled through a ditch on Monday afternoon. The incident happened at about 3:00 PM on Coal City Road in Rockland Township. State police troopers tell KQW that an eastbound bus driven by 57 year-old Kathryn Bellis, from Cranberry, left the…

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Pens-Sens Series To Begin Tuesday Night In Pittsburgh

The National Hockey League announced on Monday morning that the first game of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Ottawa Senators will be played Tuesday night at 7:30 PM at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.  Radio pregame airtime on 96.3 KQW will be 7:00 PM. The Penguins, who are…

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Second Man Sentenced In Assault And Theft In Oil City

A second man has been sentenced in the assault of an Oil City man during an incident at the victim’s apartment on Seneca Street last November. 26 year-old Kevin Meagher was sentenced last week to seven months to two years in the Venango County Jail and to three years of probation.  Last month, 23 year-old…

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Pirates Take Three Straight After Opening Loss To The Mets

The Pittsburgh Pirates followed a loss in the opening game of a 3-game road series with the New York Mets by taking three games in a row from the Mets between Friday and Sunday. The Bucs (21-16) capped off their series win with a 3-2 victory at Citifield in New York on Sunday afternoon.  Pedro…

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Woods Wins At Sawgrass, Garcia Sinks On Holes 71,72

Tiger Woods took advantage of a meltdown by rival Sergio Garcia on Sunday to win The Players Championship at the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Woods closed the four-day event with a 2-under-par 70 on Sunday for a total score of 13-under-par 275 and his second win at Sawgrass.  Only Fred Couples, Davis…

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