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Friday Is Light-Up Night In Emlenton

Light-Up Night in Emlenton, to be held on Friday (Dec. 6), will feature a “Passport to the North Pole” event, targeting children from preschoolers through sixth graders. While a Christmas tree will be illuminated on Main Street at about 6:15 PM, the youngsters are also invited to visit several locations around town to pick up…

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Two Arrested For Multiple Thefts From Pinegrove Township Property

State Police officials say they have arrested two men for making repeat visits to a Pinegrove Township residence and removing scrap metal and other items. 28 year-old Richard Thieme and 21 year-old Charles Alden are accused of making eighteen trips to the property on Old State Road and driving away with the items in a…

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Malkin Sidelined, But Pens Harpoon Sharks 5-1 For Fifth Straight Win

Playing without Evgeni Malkin, the Pittsburgh Penguins (20-9-1) still won their season-high fifth consecutive game, beating another division leader, the San Jose Sharks, 5-1 in a game played Thursday night at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. The loss for the Pacific Division leaders snapped a six-game winning streak.  San Jose is now 19-4-5. Chris Kunitz…

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Jameis Winston Will Not Be Charged

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not be charged in the sexual assault investigation to which he has been linked in Florida. Florida state attorney Willie Meggs made that announcement concerning the case on Thursday afternoon. Winston, the Heisman Trophy favorite who plays for the top-ranked college football team in the country, could have faced…

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17-Foot Christmas Tree To Grace Brody Block In Oil City

Residents of Oil City have found one use for the now-vacant Brody Block property in Oil City. Workers Thursday were excavating a shaft in which to install a 17-foor Christmas tree which will stand throughout the remainder of the holiday season on the site where a dilapidated set of former business was demolished last spring. …

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Construction Begins On Oil City’s New East End Fountain

Work has begun in Oil City’s South Side on the construction of the new Aubrey’s Adventure East End Fountain. A Minnesota firm that specializes in the construction of fountains started the operation on Wednesday.  The new fountain is expected to be operational as soon as spring arrives. The original stone fountain that had been erected…

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Police Release Details On November 26 Snowstorm Crash Fatality

The Franklin station of the Pennsylvania State Police on Wednesday released the details on a storm-related two-vehicle crash that took the life of a Utica woman and seriously injured three other people late on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 26. 75 year-old Donna Fetterolf, from Utica, died from injuries sustained in the crash some three days…

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Emlenton Man Slightly Injured In Barkeyville-Area Rollover

An Emlenton man received minor injuries late Wednesday night when his vehicle rolled over on Route 8 near Barkeyville. State Police troopers say a vehicle driven by 18 year-old John Wood crossed the center line of the highway on a right-hand curve shortly before midnight Wednesday and hit an embankment on the left side of…

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Gasoline Prices May Drop This Month

A Radio PA News report indicates that some analysts believe the price of gasoline in Pennsylvania could drop by ten to fifteen cents per gallon this month. Reporter Cathy Clark says the spike in prices that we saw just before Thanksgiving was not attributed to the holiday.  Unexpected refinery problems and tightening supplies, mainly from…

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State Senate To Study Gambling In Pennsylvania

The state Senate has passed a resolution that calls for a study of gambling in Pennsylvania, but it does not directly relate to the recent passage of legislation that would allow gambling in the state’s bars. The vote came as the state’s Gaming Control Board announced that total revenue from slot machines at Pennsylvania’s casinos…

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