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Vandals Tear Through Titusville Park Activities Building

Officials in Titusville say vandals caused extensive damage to the interior of the city’s Burgess Park activities building on Monday. Police are investigating the damage to counters, plumbing and toilet facilities and much of the rest of the inside of the building. It is not expected that the building will be open for quite some time.…

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Rizzo Leads Cubs To 7-3 Win At Pittsburgh; Polanco Goes 1-For-5 In Major League Debut

On the night on which “AAA” outfield sensation Gregory Polanco finally made his Major League Baseball debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates, the spotlight at PNC Park in Pittsburgh shone, instead, on Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. Rizzo homered, doubled twice and drove home three runs, leading the last-place Chicago Cubs (26-36) to a 7-3…

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Leonard Sets New High With 29 Points As Spurs Beat Heat 111-92 In Game Three Of NBA Finals

Kawhi Leonard’s career-high 29 points on Tuesday night lifted the San Antonio Spurs to a 111-92 win over the defending champion Heat in game three of the NBA Finals in Miami. The victory pushed the Spurs into a 2-games-to-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.  Game four will be played in Miami on Thursday night. San…

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Game Commission To Eliminate Hunting Camp “Rosters”

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners this week gave their preliminary approval to the elimination of a requirement for hunters that has mandated that groups of five or more who are members of a permanent hunting camp must fill out duplicate paper rosters and post one copy at their camp for a period of at least 30 days.…

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Fire Destroys Utica Garage; Mobile Home Is Saved

Leaking gasoline is being blamed for the fire that destroyed a residential garage in Utica on Monday night. The five fire companies who responded to the scene of the blaze on Utica Road were able to keep the flames from spreading to a nearby mobile home. Compounding the problem were the explosions set off by…

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Monday Evening Power Outage In Titusville And Pleasantville Blamed On Downed Tree

Penelec officials now say the power outages that affected many on Monday night were caused by a fallen tree in Oil Creek State Park Over 6,000 electric customers in Crawford County and in northern Venango County lost power for more than two hours. The tree brought down with it some high voltage lines.  The power outage affected…

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State Courts Officials Warn Of E-mail Scam Involving Supposed Court Appearances

State officials are warning Pennsylvanians about yet another e-mail scam — this one involving the court system/ Radio PA News reports that the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts says someone has been sending e-mails notifying residents that they are required to appear in court.  Office spokesman Steve Schell says it’s a scam, and that court…

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Street Work Begins On 13th Street And Coefields Corner Areas In Franklin

PennDOT says street work has begun on a stretch of Route 322 in Franklin which runs from the intersection of Liberty and 13th Streets through Coefields Corners and onto a portion of Atlantic Avenue. No detours will be required, but traffic will be restricted to one lane and flaggers will be on duty.  Some temporary…

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Polanco Promoted To Pirates; Walker Placed On DL Following Appendectomy

The long-awaited debut of Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Gregory Polanco will be Tuesday evening (June 10) when the Bucs host the Chicago Cubs in the second game of a four-game series at PNC Park. The Pirates promoted the slugging outfielder from their “AAA” club in Indianapolis after starting second baseman Neil Walker underwent an emergency appendectomy…

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McCutchen, Davis, Marte, Morton Lead Pirates To 6-2 Home Win Over The Cubs

Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in three runs on Monday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates (30-33) opened a four-game home series with the Chicago Cubs (25-36) with a 6-2 victory. Ike Davis also homered, and Starling Marte broke out of an 0-for-23 slump with three hits and two RBI’s.  McCutchen, Travis Snider and Pedro Alvarez…

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