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National Fuel Projects Stable Natural Gas Prices For Next Winter

National Fuel Gas Distribution Company announced Thursday that their annual mandatory filing with the state’s Public Utility Commission for their projected Purchased Gas Cost beginning next August 1 should leave natural gas prices for their customers virtually unchanged. As a matter of fact, if the projection is approved as filed, the average customer would see…

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Pedestrian Struck By Car On Old Fryburg Road; Police Seek Hit-And-Run Driver

The State Police in Forest County say they have been searching since Monday morning for the driver of a car who struck a pedestrian at a Clarion County intersection and then fled the scene. The incident occurred around 9:30 AM Monday at the intersection of Old Fryburg and Fasenmyer Road in Washington Township.  Injured was…

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Vehicle Rolls Down Oil City Street, Jumps Guardrail, Lands On Roof Near The Bottom Of A Hill

Oil City Police have released some of the details of a dramatic crash on the hillside on Oil City’s North Side at about 10:30 AM on Tuesday morning. Accident investigators say a vehicle with faulty brakes rolled over on Gay Street, crashed through a guardrail and landed on its roof in the valley below near the street’s…

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Two Arrested In Weekend Burglary In Rocky Grove

Two local residents face charges that include theft following their arrests this week in connection with a burglary at a Rocky Grove residence last weekend. Sugarcreek Borough Police say 21 year-old Eric Reed and 19 year-old Michael Shoffstall were arraigned on multiple charges, and were lodged in lieu of bail in the Venango County Jail.…

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Two Escape Injury In Rollover Near Kossuth

Two people from the DuBois area escaped injury early Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle in which they were riding rolled over three times on Route 322 near Kossuth. State Police officials say 18 year-old Tia Snyder was driving east on the snow-covered highway shortly after noon Tuesday when her vehicle traveled off the left side of…

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Pitt Pops Albany 58-46 In Final Pre-Conference Tuneup

Forward Lamar Patterson, guard Cameron Wright and center Talib Zanna all connected for double figures on New Years Eve afternoon in a 58-46 home victory over Albany in the Panthers’ final contest before they begin play in their initial Atlantic Coast Conference season. Pitt (12-1) will visit North Carolina State for a game scheduled for…

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National Fuel Reports Gas Service Outage In Venus

National Fuel Gas is advising customers in the Venus area today (Dec. 31) of a loss of natural gas service affecting approximately eighty of their natural gas customers. The company says the problem has been isolated, affected customers have been identified, and crews are working to resolve the issue. Officials expect to begin restoring service…

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Tuesday Night Is First Night In Oil City

A pair of fireworks displays, bonfires, children’s events, a drum circle and plenty of music and other entertainment will be featured Tuesday night as First Night Oil City is observed, marking the New Years Eve transition into the first day of 2014. The event is being billed as a family-oriented non-alcoholic celebration. Activities will begin…

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Pennsylvania Offers Varied New Years Eve Celebrations

In addition to First Night Celebrations in Oil City, Pittsburgh and several other cities Pennsylvanians will be finding varied ways to usher in the new year on Tuesday night. While New York City traditionally drops a shiny ball during the countdown to the new year, Pennsylvania communities have substituted their own iconic images to highlight…

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Oil City Man Charged With Assaulting Woman; Charges Include Assault On An Unborn Child

An Oil City man has been charged with numerous counts after he was accused of assaulting a woman early Sunday morning at a residence in Franklin. The charges include assault on an unborn child because the alleged victim is four months pregnant. Franklin City Police say 23 year-old Kelton McClarrin was at a Dale Avenue…

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