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Former Franklin Football Coach, Oilers Wrestling Coach Bob Flath Dies At Age 87

Former area high school football and wrestling coach Bob Flath passed away at his home in Cranberry on Sunday, October 5. Bob was a couple weeks shy of his 88th birthday. After starring in both football and wrestling at Greensburg High School, including winning a state championship in wrestling, Bob Flath both wrestled and played…

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Knox Man Sentenced Two Years Ago For Stealing From His Elderly Aunt Begins Serving His Prison Term

A Knox man who was sentenced nearly two years for stealing as much as $250,000 from his elderly aunt has at last begun serving his 30-to-60-month prison sentence. 60 year-old David Patton had been free on bail during his appeal of the November, 2012 sentence to the state Superior Court.  The sentence was upheld last month…

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Driver, Pedestrian Both Injured In Vehicle Rollover

Two Oil City residents, including a pedestrian, were injured on Monday afternoon when a car rolled over at a Cranberry Township intersection. State Police accident investigators say the crash occurred when a car driven by 54 year-old Elizabeth Farias-Mock spun out of control at the intersection of Allegheny and Dewberry Avenues.  The vehicle struck a culvert…

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Polk Woman Struck By Pickup, Treated In Cranberry

State Police officials tell KQW that a Polk woman was injured on Monday morning when she was struck by a pickup that ran a stop sign. 51 year-old Pamela Ethridge was treated at UPMC Northwest in Cranberry after the incident shortly before 9:00 AM Monday at the intersection of Walker Drive and North Fifth Street…

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Michigan Woman Sentenced To Jail For Allegedly Attacking 7 Year-Old Titusville Girl

A Michigan woman was sentenced Monday to 2-to-24 months, less one day, in jail for an alleged attack last year on a seven year-old Titusville girl. A Crawford County Court judge handed down the sentence after a “no contest” plea was entered last month to a charge of simple assault by 23 year-old Faith Adkins,…

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Work Resumes On Oil City’s Town Square Lot

The initial work for installing water lines at the lot on Oil City’s North Side which is to become known as Town Square began Monday. Other upcoming projects will include utility work, the installation of lights, the construction of walkways and the addition of benches. The lot, sandwiched between Seneca, Elm, Sycamore and Center Streets,…

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Monday’s MLB Playoff Results – October 6

Monday’s Major League Baseball Playoff Results  -  October 6:   National League Division Series  (best-of-five) St. Louis 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 1  (Cardinals lead 2-games-to-1) Washington 4, San Francisco 1  (Giants lead 2-games-to-1)

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 5

NFL Results  -  2014 Week 5   Thursday, October 2 Green Bay 42, Minnesota 10   Sunday, October 5 Pittsburgh 17, Jacksonville 9 Cleveland 29, Tennessee 28 New England 43, Cincinnati 17 Indianapolis 20, Baltimore 13 Buffalo 17, Detroit 14 Philadelphia 34, St. Louis 28 New Orleans 37, Tampa Bay 31  (OT) Dallas 20, Houston 17 …

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Fire At Flight 93 Memorial Not Believed To Be Arson

An initial investigation of a fire at the Flight 93 Memorial in Somerset County has turned up no sign of arson. As of Monday, officials were continuing their investigation into the cause of the blaze. The fire on Friday damaged buildings at the site near Shanksville, and destroyed a flag that officials say flew over…

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St. Petersburg Man Jailed On Trespassing Charge In Weekend Incident In Emlenton

A St. Petersburg man was jailed over the weekend after police say he had refused to leave an Emlenton residence late Saturday night. State Police investigators say the incident occurred at a River Avenue residence.  The troopers’ report states that 42 year-old James Sullivan “showed up at the victim’s residence and refused to leave after…

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