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Pleasantville Man Charged For Aiding Teen Girl’s Flight

State Police say a Pleasantville man faces a charge of disorderly conduct after he allegedly helped a teenage girl run away from her grandparents’ home. Investigators say 25 year-old Daniel Allis picked up a 14 year-old girl who had crept out of a Pleasantville residence, and drove her to a home in Titusville.  Troopers tell…

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Minor Injuries In Four-Vehicle Rear-ender On Route 257

At least five-to-seven people received minor injuries Saturday afternoon in a series of rear-end collisions at a red light on Route 257 in Seneca. State Police tell KQW the incidents began when 63 year-old Albert Texter, from Emlenton, failed to stop in time to avoid the last of three vehicles stopped at a red light near…

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Clarion County Fair Underway

The annual Clarion County Fair began Sunday at Redbank Valley Municipal Park in New Bethlehem.  The event runs through Saturday night. Monday is Military Appreciation Day, and those bearing military identification cards will be admitted for free. This year’s fair features a Thursday night concert by gospel singer and Christian comedian Mark Lowry, who has…

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McLane Fends Off Elimination, Knocks Out Franklin In DuBois Tourney

The McLane Junior League baseball team, down to their final strike, struck instead for two runs in the final inning and defeated the Franklin All-Stars 3-2 on Friday night in the losers’ bracket final of the double-elimination Section 1 Junior League Tournament at the Orris Complex at DuBois City Park in Clearfield County. McLane advanced…

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Four-Run Inning Lifts Cincinnati Past Pirates 5-3

Returning to regular season play on Friday night following the four-day All-Star break, the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-38) recorded three home runs, but dropped a 5-3 decision to the Reds in Cincinnati. Starling Marte, Andrew McCutchen and Russell Martin all homered in the sixth inning, but each shot was a solo homer and they came after…

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Franklin Advances At Section 1 Junior League Tourney With 13-0 Shutout

The Franklin Junior League baseball All-Stars weathered two delays totaling an hour and 58 minutes on Thursday night, and posted a 13-0 shutout win over Harbor Creek in an elimination contest in the Section 1 Junior League Tournament in DuBois. Franklin (4-1 overall; 1-1 at Sections) will face McLane on Friday at 6:00 PM at…

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Sugarcreek Crash Closes Roads Due To Corn And Diesel Fuel Spills

State Police officials say the Thursday morning closings of Route 322 and Patchel Run Road in Sugarcreek Borough were the result of a crash between a tractor-trailer and a minivan after which some 23 tons of cracked corn and more than twenty gallons of diesel fuel needed to be removed from the roadways. The crash occurred shortly…

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Sportsmen’s Group’s Lawsuit Seeks To End PA.’s Sunday Hunting Ban

A lawsuit was filed this week against the Pennsylvania Game Commission by a sportsmen’s group seeking to end Pennsylvania’s ban on Sunday hunting. Hunters United For Sunday Hunting claims in their suit that the prohibition against hunting on the seventh day conflicts with the right to bear arms, that the Constitution’s equal-protection clause is violated…

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DuBois Downs Franklin Juniors 9-5 In Section Tournament Opener

The DuBois Junior League baseball All-Stars scored five times in the fourth inning and added four runs in the sixth frame to beat visiting Franklin 9-5 on Wednesday night in the opening round of the four-team, double-elimination Section 1 Tournament at the Orris Complex at DuBois City Park. In between the DuBois squad’s big innings,…

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State Police Investigate Oil City Police Shooting – 3 OCPD Officers Put On Desk Duty

The Pennsylvania State Police have taken charge of the investigation into the shooting death of an Oil City woman during a police response to her home on the city’s South Side on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the three Oil City Police Department officers who responded to Tuesday’s call have been placed on administrative duty pending the…

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