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Pirates Use Long Ball To Earn 8-7 Preseason Victory Over Detroit

The Pittsburgh Pirates used three home runs to pull out an 8-7 preseason victory over the Detroit Tigers in a night game played Thursday at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida. Starling Marte homered, doubled and singled.  Tony Sanchez slammed a two-run shot and is hitting .526 in the Grapefruit League this spring.  Willy Garcia also homered…

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Fire Roars Through Titusville’s Towne Square Complex

Six-digit damage figures are expected from a fire that roared through the Towne Square Complex in downtown Titusville late Wednesday. At least fifteen fire companies responded to the blaze on the 100-block of West Spring Street.  The cause of the fire is still being determined. It is being assumed that the fire was the result of…

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Rocky Grove Home Declared Total Loss Following Wednesday Morning Fire

The home ravaged by fire in Rocky Grove on Wednesday morning will be declared a total loss. Fire broke out in a two-story residence occupied by Tim Paden shortly before 6:00 AM Wednesday on the 200-block of Front Street.  Six fire companies responded. Paden escaped the blaze safely, and firefighters were able to keep the…

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Franklin Man Injured In Georgetown Road Rollover

A Franklin man was injured early Wednesday morning when his car rolled over on Georgetown Road in Frenchcreek Township. State Police responders say 62 year-old David Bowen was headed west at about 12:30 AM when his vehicle left the road and struck a snow bank.  The car then hit a tree, traveled into a ditch…

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Mercer County Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide In 2013 Death Of Lakeview High School Senior

A Mercer County man was charged Wednesday with vehicular homicide in a crash on Route 62 two summers ago that took the life of a Lakeview High School senior. 20 year-old William Cupic, from Jefferson Township, is also charged with involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault by vehicle, reckless endangerment, reckless driving and driving at an unsafe…

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14 Year-Old Boy Is Suspect In Butler Store Holdup

Police in Butler County say a fourteen year-old boy has been charged in the holdup of a store in Butler Township last week. The teen allegedly claimed he had a handgun, although investigators say they have not been able to produce any weapon.  Police say the robber escaped with store merchandise, and that they utilized store…

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Former Titusville Police Officer Acquitted Of Indecent Assault

A former Titusville police officer has been found not guilty of indecent assault and harassment charges in a case in which he had been accused of having inappropriate contact with a female clerk at an Oil Creek Township tobacco shop. 56 year-old Clarence Peterson was acquitted on Tuesday by a jury in Crawford County Court.…

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Crews Fight Wednesday Morning Fire In Rocky Grove

Several fire crews responded before 6:00 AM Wednesday morning to a structure fire in Rocky Grove. Reports indicate the blaze broke out at a two-story residence on the 200-block of Front Street.  Some eyewitnesses believe the structure will be declared a total loss. It is not believed that anyone was hurt. Representatives from ten fire departments…

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Leeper Man Hospitalized In Pittsburgh After Crash In Northern Clarion County

A Leeper man was airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital early Wednesday morning after a one-vehicle crash in northern Clarion County. State Police officials say 51 year-old Robert Burgoyne was traveling on Breezemont Road in Farmington Township when his pickup left the road and slammed into a tree. Burgoyne was trapped in the wreckage of his…

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PIAA Basketball Semifinal Results – Tuesday, March 17

PIAA High School Basketball Semifinal Playoff Results  –  Tuesday, March 17:   Boys’ “A” Farrell 57, Kennedy Catholic 53  (OT) Philadelphia Constitution 87, Philadelphia Math, Civics and Sciences 46   Boys’ “AA” Aliquippa 72, West Middlesex 48 Conwell-Egan 55, Loyalsock 44   Boys’ “AAA” Archbishop Carroll 59, Cathedral Prep 32 Neumann-Goretti 75, Imhotep Charter 67…

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