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Monday Evening Power Outage In Titusville And Pleasantville Blamed On Downed Tree

Penelec officials now say the power outages that affected many on Monday night were caused by a fallen tree in Oil Creek State Park Over 6,000 electric customers in Crawford County and in northern Venango County lost power for more than two hours. The tree brought down with it some high voltage lines.  The power outage affected…

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State Courts Officials Warn Of E-mail Scam Involving Supposed Court Appearances

State officials are warning Pennsylvanians about yet another e-mail scam — this one involving the court system/ Radio PA News reports that the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts says someone has been sending e-mails notifying residents that they are required to appear in court.  Office spokesman Steve Schell says it’s a scam, and that court…

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Street Work Begins On 13th Street And Coefields Corner Areas In Franklin

PennDOT says street work has begun on a stretch of Route 322 in Franklin which runs from the intersection of Liberty and 13th Streets through Coefields Corners and onto a portion of Atlantic Avenue. No detours will be required, but traffic will be restricted to one lane and flaggers will be on duty.  Some temporary…

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Polanco Promoted To Pirates; Walker Placed On DL Following Appendectomy

The long-awaited debut of Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Gregory Polanco will be Tuesday evening (June 10) when the Bucs host the Chicago Cubs in the second game of a four-game series at PNC Park. The Pirates promoted the slugging outfielder from their “AAA” club in Indianapolis after starting second baseman Neil Walker underwent an emergency appendectomy…

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McCutchen, Davis, Marte, Morton Lead Pirates To 6-2 Home Win Over The Cubs

Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in three runs on Monday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates (30-33) opened a four-game home series with the Chicago Cubs (25-36) with a 6-2 victory. Ike Davis also homered, and Starling Marte broke out of an 0-for-23 slump with three hits and two RBI’s.  McCutchen, Travis Snider and Pedro Alvarez…

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Kings Take 3-0 Lead In Stanley Cup Finals After 3-0 Victory In New York

Jonathan Quick made 32 saves on Monday night to earn the shutout win as his Los Angeles Kings blanked the Rangers 3-0 in game three of the NHL championship series played at Madison Square Garden in New York. The victory gives the Kings a 3-games-to-0 lead in the best-of-seven affair, and leaves them one win…

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PIAA Baseball And Softball Tournament Results – Monday, June 9

PIAA High School Baseball Tournament Semifinal Results  -  Monday, June 9   “A” Elk County Catholic 1, Bishop McCort 0 Devon Prep 4, Schulykill Haven  0   “AA” Martinsburg Central 14, Northwestern 2  (5 inns.) Loyalsock Township 4, Neumann-Goretti 3   “AAA” Harriton 5, Cathedral Prep 2 Pope John Paul II 1, Tamaqua 0  …

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Million Dollar MegaMillions Ticket Sold In Meadville

A MegaMillions Lottery ticket worth one million dollars in last Friday’s drawing for the game was sold in the Meadville area. Pennsylvania Lottery officials say the ticket contains all of the numbers drawn except for the yellow Mega Ball number.  It was purchased at a convenience store on Perry Highway. Had the purchaser of the…

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Brewers Survive 1-0 Game At PNC Park, Win Weekend Series With Bucs; Cole On DL

The first-place Milwaukee Brewers outlasted the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 1-0 game at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon, winning the rubber game of a three-game series. The Pirates (29-33) stranded ten runners on base, including men on third base in each of the final three innings,, and hit into two double plays. Milwaukee…

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Heat Deadlocks NBA Final With Spurs At 1-1

LeBron James scored 35 points, and Chris Bosh added 18 in San Antonio on Sunday night, leading the Miami Heat to a 98-96 victory over the Spurs in the second game of the best-of-seven NBA championship series. The win evens the series at 1-1. James scored all but two of his points after the start…

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