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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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Oil City Man Accused Of Assaulting State Trooper, Threatening Nurses, Spitting On Doctor

An Oil City man was taken to the Venango County Jail on Tuesday after he was arraigned on charges connected with allegations that he assaulted a State Police trooper, threatened several emergency room nurses and spit on a doctor. Police officials say 31 year-old Joshua Scheffer was charged with aggravated assault, four counts of simple…

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Franklin Man Charged With Threats, Assault After Allegedly Following Woman For Blocks

A Franklin man was jailed Tuesday after police say he followed a woman for several blocks, allegedly threatening and assaulting the woman. Police reports indicate that 19 year-old Benjamin O’Dell may have followed the woman from Erie Street in Franklin’s Third Ward to the 1200-block of Elk Street.  A third party who reportedly saw the interaction…

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Counterfeit $50 Bills Invade Warren County Fair

Officials in Warren County say more than thirty counterfeit fifty-dollar bills were passed Monday night at the Warren County Fair in Pittsfield. The crime, currently under investigation, has spurred law enforcement officials to caution those in and around Pittsfield, and those who have attended the fair to take notice.  Officials of the McKean County Fair,…

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