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Oil City Police Warn About Text Message Scam Regarding Allegedly Locked Debit And Credit Card Accounts

Oil City Police officials are warning about a scam in which residents are receiving text messages telling them their debit or credit card accounts have been “locked.” The recipients of the messages are given a telephone number to call to have the accounts “unlocked.” Police warn that you do not respond to the number you are…

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Keselowski Wins Chase Opener, Leads Sprint Cup Series With Five Victories

Brad Keselowski passed both Kevin Harvick and Kyle Larson late Sunday to win the first race in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup competition – the MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. The victory was Keselowski’s series-leading fifth of the year, and assures him of a pass into the next Chase round.  The top…

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Billy Horschel Wins Tour Championship, FedEx Cup And $10 Million Bonus

Billy Horschel on Sunday posted his 12th consecutive round of golf in the 60′s to win the Tour Championship, the FedEx Cup and the Cup’s $10 million bonus. In late August, Horschel was 82nd in the Fed Ex standings before finishing second at the Deutsche Bank Championship over Labor Day, winning at the BMW Championship…

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Irving, Harden Lead U.S. To 129-92 Victory Over Serbia In Basketball World Cup Final

Kyrie Irving went 6-for-6 from three-point range and scored 16 points, and James Harden added 23 points as the United States routed Serbia 129-92 in Madrid, Spain on Sunday to repeat as champions of the Basketball World Cup. It was the 63rd consecutive win for the Americans, including 45 in official FIBA games and eighteen…

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Penn State Scores With 1:13 Left To Edge Rutgers 13-10

After trailing for the entire game, Penn State scored with 1:13 remaining in the contest to beat Rutgers 13-10 in Piscataway, New Jersey on Saturday night. Sophomore quarterback Christian Hackenberg directed a 6-play, 80-yard scoring drive that was capped off by Bill Belton’s 5-yard touchdown run.  The longest play of the drive was a 23-yard…

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James Conner Sets New 3-Game Rushing Record In Pitt’s 42-25 Win Over Florida International

Pitt sophomore James Conner rushed for 177 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday in Pitt’s 42-25, come-from-behind win over Florida International (1-2) in Miami. In the process, the Erie native set a new record of 544 rushing yards for the first three games of a season, breaking Tony Dorsett’s school record of 487 yards set…

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High School Football Results – 2014 Week 3

High School Football Results  -  2014 Week 3:   Friday, September 12   Region 5 Oil City 35, Franklin 22 Meadville 42, Bradford 21 Conneaut 36, DuBois 35  (OT)   Region 6 Cathedral Prep 24, McDowell 10 General McLane 37, Erie East 0   Region 1 Lakeview 34, Mercer 20 West Middlesex 47, Farrell 20 Sharpsville 39, Reynolds 0…

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St. Petersburg Man Dies From Injuries Sustained In A-T-V Crash

A former Army sergeant from St. Petersburg has died from injuries suffered in a recent A-T-V crash in Clarion County. Family members say 28 year-old Jeremy Slaugenhoup died Wednesday night at a Clarion care facility. Slaughenhoup had sustained severe injuries early on the morning of September 7 when he was thrown from a “dune-buggy”-type vehicle…

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Coal Industry Faces New EPA Regulations

New federal clean air regulations will have an impact on Pennsylvania’s coal industry, but just how much seems to be a matter of disagreement. According to John Pippy, the CEO of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance,  the required 32 percent reduction in carbon emissions over the next sixteen years could eliminate as many as 15,000 to…

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PennDOT, State Police Encourage Participation In National Child Passenger Safety Week

PennDOT officials and the Pennsylvania State Police are encouraging drivers to participate in one of the many free child passenger safety seat checkups that will be available during National Child Passenger Safety Week observed the week of September 14. Saturday, September 20 has been designated as “National Seat Check Saturday.” Pennsylvania law requires that children…

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