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Oil City Now 4-1 After Saturday Afternoon Victory In New York

Jackson McFall threw for four touchdowns and Hunter Merwin ran for a score as the Oil City Oilers improved to 4-1 with a 35-32 victory over St. Mary’s in Lancaster, New York in the eastern suburbs of Buffalo. McFall connected twice for scores with Morgan Hadley, and once apiece with Tyler Kline and R.J. Hartle. …

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Airports In Franklin And Bradford Given Extensions For Federal Subsidies; Venango Regional Could See New Air Service Provider

A federal agency has announced that airports in Franklin and Bradford have been granted extensions of at least one year in their eligibility for Essential Air Service (EAS) subsidy money. For Venango Regional Airport in Franklin, that should mean ample time for a decision to be reached on a new air service provider to and…

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Oil City Man Acquitted Of Charges Involving The Shooting Of A Bear Near His Home

A district magisterial judge has acquitted an Oil City man on a charge of illegally shooting wildlife in a case in which he was accused of shooting a bear that invaded his neighborhood in June. 28 year-old Keith Volk had been charged by the Pennsylvania Game Commission with the out-of-season shooting of a bear that…

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Knights Score Late To Earn First Victory, 34-31 At Mercer

Darian Taylor scored his second rushing touchdown of the evening with 90 seconds remaining in the game Friday, lifting the Franklin Knights (1-4) to their first victory of the season, a 34-31 win at Mercer. Playing on the road for the fourth consecutive week and meeting a Mercer football squad for the first time since…

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62-Yard TD With 14 Seconds Remaining Gives Titusville A 39-34 Victory Over Grove City

A 62-yard pass play from Todd Brown to Brady Corklin with 14 seconds remaining in the contest Friday gave Titusville a 39-34 Homecoming victory over Grove City in the 96.3 KQW Oil Region Game-of-the-Week at Carter Field in Titusville. For Titusville (2-3), it was their first Region 3 win of the season.  Grove City fell…

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Pirates Rally In Eighth Inning To Start Cincinnati Series With 3-1 Victory

Back-to-back RBI doubles by Travis Snider and Andrew McCutchen with two outs in the top of the eighth inning Friday night lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the first game of a season-ending three-game series in Cincinnati. The win, Pittsburgh’s 17th in the last 21 games, kept alive…

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Knox Man Pleads Guilty To 10 Of 180 Charges In Indecent Assault Investigations

A Knox man has entered guilty pleas in Clarion County Court to ten counts in investigations concerning nine young girls who claimed the man had repeatedly had inappropriate contact with them. 44 year-old Aaron Cujas pleaded guilty this week to single counts of the aggravated indecent assault of a child and the corruption of minors,…

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Pirates Pop Atlanta, Enter Final Weekend With Several Different Playoff Possibilities

Travis Snider and Neil Walker both homered, and Pittsburgh pitchers threw scoreless baseball through eight-and-a-third innings on Thursday night as the Pirates routed the Braves 10-1 at Turner Field in Atlanta. With their 16th victory in the last 20 games, the Pirates (87-72) moved to within one game of idle first-place St. Louis in the National…

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Sutter Scores In Overtime As Penguins Finally Win A Preseason Game

Brandon Sutter’s overtime goal Thursday night gave the Pittsburgh Penguins their first preseason victory, a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild in a game played at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Sutter also scored during regulation time as the Penguins reached the mid-point of their six-game exhibition schedule with a 1-2 record. Oskar Sundqvist scored…

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61st Autumn Leaf Festival Wraps Up This Weekend

The annual Autumn Leaf Festival, bumped up to earlier dates this year, will wrap up this weekend in the Clarion area. The closing day of the 61st annual festival will be Sunday (Sept. 28) and will feature the Junior Olympics and an antique tractor show. Activities on Friday (Sept. 26), which is Farmers and Crafters…

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