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Steelers Legend Chuck Noll Dies At Age 82

Legendary Pittsburgh Steelers coach Chuck Noll has died at the age of 82. The Allegheny County coroner’s office has confirmed that Noll passed away at about 10:00 PM Friday night.  His death was attributed to natural causes. Noll coached the Steelers for 23 years, leading the team to its first four Super Bowl victories.  His…

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Polanco Slams 13th-Inning Home Run; Pirates Win In Miami Despite Blowing 4-Run Ninth-Inning Lead

New Pirates sensation Gregory Polanco’s fifth hit of Friday evening was a two-run home run in the top of the thirteenth inning which led the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-6 victory over the Marlins (34-32) in Miami. Polanco, leading off and playing right field, went 5-for-7 and scored three times.  He is batting .381 through…

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Kings Win Stanley Cup Title With 3-2 Double Overtime Home Victory

For the second time in the last three years, the Los Angeles Kings are the NHL’s Stanley Cup champions. The Kings ousted the New York Rangers 3-2 in Los Angeles early Saturday morning with the game and cup-winning goal being scored with 5:17 remaining in the second overtime period.  The tally was scored by Alec…

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PIAA Baseball And Softball Championship Results – Friday, June 13

PIAA Baseball Championship Game Results  -  Friday, June 13 (all games at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, Penn State University):   “AA”  -  Loyalsock Township 5, Martinsburg Central 1 “AAAA”  -  LaSalle College 4, Conestoga 2  (8 inns.) “A”  -  Devon Prep  2, Elk County Catholic 1  (9 inns.) “AAA”  -  Pope John Paul II 4, Harriton…

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Police Arrest Suspect In Grove City Abduction Attempt

Police in Mercer County say they have arrested the suspect in a incident late Thursday afternoon in which a man was accused of grabbing a nine year-old boy inside the restroom of a Grove City store and twice attempting to pull him inside a bathroom stall. Law enforcement officials arrested 27 year-old Shawn Miller, from Grove…

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Flag Day To Include Countrywide National Anthem Sing-Along

Flag Day will be observed Saturday (June 14), and this year the day will include a new event — a nationwide sing-along of the “Star-Spangled Banner.” The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History will host “Raise It Up Anthem For America,” a countrywide sing-along of our national anthem at 4:00 PM Saturday.  It will…

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Oil City Man Charged With Physically Assaulting Two Young Girls; Hammer Allegedly Used, Bail Set At $50,000

An Oil City man was arrested on Wednesday after two young girls accused him of physically assaulting and threatening them. Oil City Police say the two girls. ages 10 and 11, say 22 year-old Charles Alden used a hammer and his fists in the alleged attack.  The girls also claim Alden threatened to kill them…

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State House Passes “Angie’s Law” To Deal With Repeat DUI Offenders

The state House of Representatives has passed and sent to the Senate a bill aimed at those who repeatedly drink and drive. The main provision of the legislation would increase the minimum jail sentence for repeat DUI offenders convicted of vehicular homicide from three years to five years.  There were only four dissenting votes in…

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Oil City Hosts Annual Indie Fest Music Event Friday

The Oil City Arts Council’s annual Indie Fest music event will be held on the city’s North Side this Friday evening (June 13). This year, fifty music acts have been booked to perform at nine different venues, including at two outdoor stages.  Most of the entertainment will take place at Seneca Street locales. Setting the Indie Fest…

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New Conneaut Lake Park Trustees Named After Old Board Steps Down, Agrees To Pay Restitution To Settle Lawsuit

In the settlement of a lawsuit filed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania against the board of trustees of Conneaut Lake Park, the board’s seven trustees have agreed to step down and pay a total of $200,000 in restitution. Four new trustees were immediately named to begin the creation of a new board to oversee the…

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