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Franklin’s Annual “Taste Of Talent” Competition Begins Wednesday Night

Twelve contestants will begin competition this Wednesday night (June 24) in the city of Franklin’s annual “Taste of Talent” vocal showdown. Eventually, the winner of the sixth annual such competition will receive $1,000, and three other cash prizes will be awarded. Preliminary eliminations will be held on five consecutive Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM at…

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Cranberry School Board Closes Pinegrove Elementary

The Cranberry Area School Board voted 8-1 on Monday night to close Pinegrove Elementary School. The board had been required by state law to wait at least ninety days after the March 23 public hearing on the matter to take their official vote.  About a dozen individuals had spoken out against the plan at the…

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Franklin’s $31.6 Million School Budget Contains No Property Tax Increase

As expected, the Franklin Area School Board on Monday night approved on their final vote a $31.6 million budget for fiscal year 2015-2016 which includes no real estate tax increase. The vote was unanimous. The spending plan will require a draw-down from the district’s operating fund balance of nearly $485,000, about $53,000 less than had…

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Cranberry School Board Passes Budget With No Tax Hike

The Cranberry Area School Board has approved a fiscal year budget of just under $18 million which contains no property tax increase. The vote in favor of the spending plan was 8-to-1. Cranberry’s millage rate remains at just over 13.37 mills.

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Chicken Thief Strikes Cherrytree Township; About Thirty Birds Are Missing

Police officials in Venango County are looking for a chicken thief. Investigators say a Cherrytree Township resident has reported about thirty missing birds.  The chickens disappeared overnight Friday night from a property on Shreve Road. The State Police at the Franklin station in Cranberry Township are investigating.

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Hasson Park Gateway Dedication Set For Tuesday Night

The newly refurbished gateway leading into Oil City’s Hasson Park will be dedicated on Tuesday evening, June 23 at 6:30 PM. The structure now includes a new sign, constructed to resemble the original 1913 sign atop the arch at the park entrance off East Bissell Avenue.  A $20,000 fund-raising effort is credited with bringing the…

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No Injuries In Rollover Of Rig Carrying Copy Paper

Emergency responders say the driver of a tractor-trailer that overturned off the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 near Clintonville on Sunday night was not injured. The rig was reportedly carrying more than 22 tons of copy paper. The incident occurred around 9:30 PM Sunday.  State Police officials believe that the driver was reading a map when…

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$800,000 Cash Five Ticket Sold In Grove City

Pennsylvania Lottery officials say a ticket sold in Grove City for the drawing in last Friday’s Cash 5 lottery game is worth about $800,000. The ticket matches all five numbers drawn Friday. The ticketholder will receive a check that will have 25 percent of the total amount withheld for federal taxes.  The convenience store which…

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Vote On Final Franklin School Budget Expected Monday Night

The Franklin Area School Board is expected to take the final vote on the district’s budget for the new fiscal year at their meeting on Monday night (June 22). At last report, the spending plan stood at about $31.6 million, would require a draw-down from the district’s fund balance of over $480,000 – down from…

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Seneca Woman Treated After Coal City Road Rollover

Injuries sustained by a Seneca woman in a Saturday night crash in Rockland Township were reported as minor, even though her car hit a tree and then rolled over onto its roof. State Police officials tell KQW the incident occurred when 18 year-old Susan Sheatz was traveling a series of curves on Coal City Road…

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