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Titusville Woman Sustains Only Minor Injuries When S-U-V Rolls Over Twice

A Titusville woman suffered only minor injuries on Wednesday morning when her S-U-V left a Cranberry Township road and rolled over twice. State Police officials say 54 year-old Joyce Berlin lost control of her S-U-V while traveling north on Big Egypt Road shortly after 6:30 AM Wednesday.  The vehicle traveled into the right ditch, rolled…

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Powerball Prize Passes $200 Million; MegaMillions Jackpot Claimed In New York

Now it is the Powerball Lottery jackpot which has climbed above the $200 million mark. Powerball officials estimate that, after no one matched all the numbers drawn in Wednesday night’s game, the jackpot for the Saturday night Powerball drawing will have an annuity value of $203 million.  The one-time cash value of the prize is…

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Greiss Stars In Net As Penguins Win 4-1 In Minnesota

Thomas Greiss made 33 saves and nearly recorded his team’s third straight shutout as the Pittsburgh Penguins posted a 4-1 win Tuesday over Minnesota in the first game of a five-game road trip. Greiss (1-0-1) extended the Pittsburgh goaltenders’  shutout streak to 205 minutes and 28 seconds before Nino Niederreiter scored a shorthanded goal off him…

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Wolf Makes History In PA Gubernatorial Race; Incumbents Win Locally

York County businessman Tom Wolf made state history on Tuesday night, winning the Pennsylvania gubernatorial race, and relegating Republican incumbent Tom Corbett to the status of being the only one-term Governor in the four decades since the state’s chief executives were given the go-ahead to seek re-election. In the most-expensive race for Governor in the…

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Oil City Home Damaged By Tuesday Night Kitchen Stove Fire

A home on Oil City’s South Side was damaged by a Tuesday night fire that apparently started on a kitchen stove. Oil City Fire Department officials say the blaze, at a residence on the 100-block of East Fifth Street, was reported shortly before 8:30 PM.  It began on a stovetop while food was being cooked,…

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Two Injured In Route 965 Crash

Two people were hospitalized Monday afternoon following a one-vehicle crash on Route 965. State Police accident investigators say the incident occurred when a vehicle struck a guardrail, crossed over to the other berm, went up an embankment and hit a tree. The two occupants of the vehicle, identified as the driver, 46 year-old Kimberly Hurst from…

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Deep Hollow Road Reopens Following Bridge Repairs

PennDOT announced Tuesday that Deep Hollow Road in Cranberry Township has reopened following the completion of a five-week rehabilitation project on a bridge over Lower Two Mile Run. The road had been closed to through traffic since September 29. The bridge work, intended to extend the service life of the 30-foot span, included the rehabilitation…

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Crawford Family Historical Marker To Be Dedicated In Emlenton On November 12

Pennsylvania’s newest blue-gold historical marker will commemorate the legacy of the Crawford family. The memorial will be unveiled at a ceremony to be held on Wednesday, November 12 at 2:00 PM at the Emlenton Presbyterian Church on the 500-block of Main Street in Emlenton.  The marker has been installed on the lawn of the church.…

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Oil City Assures Residents Drinking Water Is Safe

Officials in Oil City are relaying automated telephone messages to customers of the city’s water supply to assure them that the water is safe for consumption, does not need to be boiled and that recent tests that revealed the presence of coliform bacteria do not amount to an emergency situation. City officials are just now…

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Oil Region Voters And All Of Pennsylvania To Cast Midterm Ballots On Tuesday

The midterm general election arrives Tuesday (Nov. 4), and in this part of the Oil Region the ballot will not only cover the Governor’s race, but the election of a U.S. Congressman and a state Representative, as well. In the gubernatorial faceoff, of course, incumbent Republican Tom Corbett faces Democratic challenger Tom Wolf, while their…

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