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Conneaut Park Lined Up For Sheriff’s Sale; Redevelopment Plan Rejected

The Crawford County Commissioners on Thursday voted to reject a redevelopment plan for Conneaut Lake Park. The decision apparently paves the way for the one-time amusement park and beach mecca to be sold by sheriff’s sale, possibly as soon as early fall. The revitalization plan was presented by a group known as the Economic Progress Alliance…

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Work Planned For Next Summer On Washington Crossing Bridge In Franklin

PennDOT announced Wednesday that a rehabilitation project is scheduled for next summer on the Washington Crossing Bridge in Franklin. The work should begin at about this same time next year and continue for more than a month-and-a-half.  The job will include placing concrete around the bridge’s piers. Officials do not expect to need a detour, but…

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Two Hurt In Two-Vehicle Crash At Route 322 Intersection With Bucktail Road

Two people were hurt Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on Route 322 in Cranberry Township. State Police say the crash occurred at about 3:15 PM at the highway’s intersection with Bucktail Road.  They identified the drivers as 71 year-old Philip Anderson, from Oil City, and 44 year-old Brenda Bickel, from Polk. Troopers say Anderson…

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Union City Woman Charged In Fight At Titusville Veterinarian’s Office

A Union City woman has been charged following an argument at a veterinarian’s office in the Titusville area. State Police officials say 30 year-old Allyson Waldinger punched another woman several times in the head during the altercation earlier this week.  The alleged victim was identified as a 54 year-old woman, also from Union City. Police…

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Bucs Use Two Big Innings To Beat Marlins 7-3

The Pittsburgh Pirates scored four runs in the first inning and added three more in the seventh frame en route to a 7-3 victory over the visiting Miami Marlins in the middle game of a three-game series on Wednesday night at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Josh Harrison went 3-for-4 and scored twice, while first basemen Ike…

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Junior League East Regional – Newark, Delaware Wins; North Allegheny Finishes 3rd At 4-2

Junior League Baseball East Regional Tournament – in Freehold Township, New Jersey:   Little League Baseball’s Junior League Baseball East Regional Tournament has been won by an undefeated team from Newark, Delaware.  Newark captured the tourney’s championship game in Freehold Township, New Jersey on Wednesday morning with a 16-12 victory over Waldorf, Maryland.  The Delaware team…

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Thursday At The Venango County Fair – August 7

Thursday night activities at the Venango County Fair will include the popular 4-H Livestock Auction, radio-controlled car races, the return of fair bingo and a concert featuring Brian Schwab. Thursday’s activities will begin at 10:00 AM with the 4-H Fun Horse Show and the 4-H Dairy Showmanship Show, followed by the Dairy Type Shows. In…

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July’s Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Production In Pennsylvania, West Virginia Sets New Record

Federal experts say the production of natural gas in the Marcellus shale regions of Pennsylvania and West Virginia set a new record in the month of July. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, production from the two states totaled about fifteen billion cubic feet per day in July.  That is more than seven times…

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Knox Man Accused Of Threatening Family Of Four With A Handgun

Authorities in Clarion County say a Knox man has been charged for allegedly waving a handgun at a family of four who had been trailing his vehicle on Route 208 in Elk Township. State Police officials in Clarion say the incident happened late in the afternoon on July 28.  The suspect allegedly stopped in the…

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Pirates’ Bullpen Falters In 6-3 Home Loss To Miami

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ bullpen surrendered five runs in the top of the eighth inning on Tuesday night, blowing starting pitcher Charlie Morton’s 2-1 lead and setting up a 6-3 loss by the Pirates to the Miami Marlins (55-57). Two runs were charged to Jared Hughes (6-3; 1.94 ERA) who was charged with the loss, and…

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