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Two Charged In Domestic Dispute In Clintonville; Female Suspect Charged With Assault

State Police officials say two people have been charged as the result of a domestic dispute in Clintonville Borough early Sunday morning. In a reversal of many such incidents, a woman is being charged with assaulting a man. Troopers say they charged 23 year-old Sarah Moldovan with simple assault, harassment and theft after they responded…

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Two Hurt In Interstate 80 Rollover

The number of serious automobile accidents blamed on Saturday’s wintry weather was surprisingly low.  The Pennsylvania State Police reported a rollover with injuries.  Otherwise, most crashes were the result of drivers losing control in snow or slush and driving into snowbanks.  A portion of Interstate 80 was closed at one point Saturday due to a…

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Man Accused Of Breaking Into A Seneca Home And Assaulting Two People

State Police on Saturday afternoon arrested a man they say forced his way into a Seneca home and assaulted two people inside the residence. Investigators say 24 year-old Marcus Scurry forced his way through a locked window at a residence on Route 257, shoved aside a female occupant, went upstairs and repeatedly assaulted a male victim.…

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Pens Pick Up Important Win In St. Louis

Blake Comeau scored twice on Saturday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-2 victory over the Blues (38-17-4) in St. Louis. Patric Hornqvist and Brandon Sutter added scores as the Penguins (33-17-9) sailed to a 4-0 lead.  Backup goaltender Thomas Greiss (6-3-3) was recording a shutout until the last five-and-a-half minutes of the game…

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High School Basketball Playoff Results – Saturday, February 21

High School Basketball Playoff Results – Saturday, February 21:   District 10 Boys’ Playoffs   “AAA” Quarterfinals Meadville 69, Oil City 45 Cathedral Prep 50, Franklin 39 Strong Vincent 75, Warren 47 Girard 57, Grove City 35   “AAAA” Championship McDowell 57, Central Tech 56   “AA” Quarterfinals Fairview 49, Grove City 39 Mercyhurst Prep…

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PennDOT Updates Performance Report

PennDOT officials say state residents may now view the ratings for Pennsylvania’s efforts in transportation safety, mobility, system preservation and accountability in the agency’s updated Transportation Performance Report. The agency’s head says the report “reviews the system’s status, performance within current resources and opportunities for progress.” Acting PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards says the report rated…

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State Senate Bill Would Encourage Private Development At Mass Transit Hubs

As Venango County officials mull a plan to convert the property currently occupied by the closed Oil City parking garage into a bus and transportation depot, a bill has been introduced in Harrisburg that is meant to encourage development at mass transit hubs. Legislation introduced by state Senator  Dominic Pileggi is intended to streamline the…

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Jones Comes Off Bench To Lead Pitt In 65-61 Win At Syracuse

Reserve guard Chris Jones scored 19 points on Saturday afternoon, leading Pitt to a 65-61 Atlantic Coast Conference victory at Syracuse. Jones hit seven of his ten shots from the field, including five-of-six from three-point range.  Jamel Artis added 16 points for Pitt (18-10; 7-7 ACC), and Michael Young scored 14. Rakeem Christmas paced Syracuse…

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Poor Shooting Dooms Penn State In 60-39 Loss At Northwestern

Penn State shot just 27 percent from the floor and went 1-for-8 from the free throw line on Saturday in a 60-39 Big Ten Conference loss at Northwestern (13-14; 4-10 Big Ten). The 39 points were the fewest allowed by Northwestern since a win over Penn State on February 19, 2005.  Wildcats reserve forward Vic…

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Fire Levels Home In Sandycreek; Firefighters Delayed By Engine Stuck In Snow

Two Sandycreek Township residents safely escaped a fire that destroyed their home on Delong Lane on Friday morning. The arrival by many first-responders was delayed when the first engine arriving on the scene skidded on ice, became stuck in snow and blocked the entrance to a half-mile lane leading to the residence.  By the time…

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