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Mercer County man headed for trial after police standoff

A trial has been ordered for a Mercer County man accused of holding police at bay during a half-day-long standoff in Clarks Mills. A district magistrate on Thursday ordered that the case of 33-year-old Michael Scott be held for common pleas court. Scott is charged with burglary, criminal trespass, making...
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Man Delights Motorists by Waving from his Driveway

There's an 86-year old man who lives near Edinboro who has been brightening people's lives by doing one simple thing a couple hours a day, five days a week. He maneuvers his wheelchair to the end of his driveway and waves to motorists who pass by. For some people, it really makes their day.
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Police Release Details of Motorcycle Crash That Left Harrisville Man Seriously Injured

IRWIN TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State police have released information regarding a Harrisville man who was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash. According to Franklin-based State Police, this crash occurred as a 1996 Harley-Davidson FXS operated by 46-year-old Joseph E. Cooke, of Harrisville, was traveling eastbound on State Route 208, near Clintonville Road, in Irwin Township, Venango County, around 9:59 p.m. on May 25.
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Fourth of July Festivities Week Offers Mix of Old and New

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Franklin’s annual Fourth of July Festivities Week returns with the traditional parade and fireworks but also lots of music and children’s activities. “We are excited to be back to offering a full week of fun for all ages and celebrate the love for our community and country,” said Ronnie Beith, Franklin Events Coordinator.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Stoneboro Celebration Days

Stoneboro Celebration Days kicks off Friday, June 24 at 6:00 p.m. and will run throughout the weekend. The event will have activities for both kids and adults to enjoy. The following is a complete schedule for all three days of the event:. FRIDAY:. - 6:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m.: Food...
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State Police Calls: Police Investigating Burglary in Cranberry Township

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police responded to the following calls:. Police Investigating Burglary in Cranberry Township. Police are asking the public for information regarding a burglary in Cranberry Township, Venango County. Franklin-based State Police say unknown actor(s) forcibly entered a garage at the Cranberry Township Building...
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Franklin 12u team finishes second in Parkland League

Franklin 12u team finishes second in Parkland League. Franklin Township’s 12u girls softball team finished in second place in the Parkland Softball League’s postseason tournament. Team members include, sitting in front, Madelyn Minnich. First row, Alyson Strohecker, Dakota Markley, Margarita Santana, Molly Kluk and Amber Yeakel. Second row, Jordan Hausman, Kendra Gibson, Sophia Wise Bella Moyer and Jordyn Weitknecht. Third row, coaches Lauren Poremba. David Yeakel, Adam Hausman and Peyton Hausman. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO.

Wanted Man Arrested At Jamestown Convenience Store

JAMESTOWN – A wanted man is in police custody after he was arrested at a Jamestown convenience store on Wednesday night. Jamestown Police report officers responded to the 7-Eleven on N. Main Street around 11:50 p.m. Upon arrival, 19-year-old Xavier Ramos was identified at the scene and it was...
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Supervisors present check to Franklin Twp. Fire Co.

The Franklin Township Supervisors presented their annual contribution to the Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Co. at their monthly meeting. Supervisors Jason Frey, Fred Kemmerer Jr. and Robin Cressley presented a check in the amount of $40,000 to Fire Chief Lynn Diehl. “It’s really important that, when we need someone at...
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That’s a Wrap: ‘Movie Stop’ Closing Doors After 33 Years

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A cornerstone of the Oil City’s East First Street district is being forced to close up shop after decades in the community. (Photo above: Captured by Jacob Deemer/EYT.) The Movie Stop has been synonymously known by the big red stop sign hanging above...

Community Gem Segment Goes to the Movies

The big screen is alive and well in Waterford. Dennis Koper and his wife Margaret have operated the Sunset Drive-In for 36 years. The Sunset Drive-In offers two shows each night on the weekends. Admission is $9 for anyone 12 and up\ and it's $4 for children age 7-11. For...

Five-year-old holds garage sale to help Erie Zoo

A young boy from Waterford is going the extra mile to help the animals at the Erie Zoo. Five-year-old Jace is holding a garage sale to help feed the animals. He loves going to the zoo to see all the animals, plus his father works there. Jace has been doing a lot of work to […]
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Michel R. Horrobin

Michel R. Horrobin passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Michel was born on July 21, 1949, the son of the late Paul and Donna (Mitchell) Horrobin of Conneaut Lake. He graduated from Penn State University in 1971. Then owned and operated Conneaut Lake Tackle in Conneaut Lake. Left to...
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Lynda Lucille Gregor Patterson, Warren, Ohio

WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – On Friday, June 17, 2022, the world lost a beloved mother, grandmother and friend, Lynda Gregor Patterson. Lynda passed away peacefully with her daughter, Paula, by her side. Lynda was born on June 3, 1946 to Cora and Jack Bridle of Andover, Ohio. Lynda retired...
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Patricia E. “Patty” Russell

Patricia E. “Patty” Russell, 89, of Emlenton, retired Allegheny-Clarion Valley school nurse, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at Butler Memorial Hospital. The following obituary was written by Patty. “Yes that is me. Born June 1, 1933 to Leslie Allen Edinger and Pearl Plant Edinger. Dad was hoping...

Seneca Valley grad named national honoree

Chris Helmsen, a 2022 Seneca Valley High School graduate, has been named a National Cyber Scholar by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation for his performance in a challenging online cybersecurity training program. Helmsen competed against thousands of U.S. high school students by solving real-world cybersecurity problems. More than 45,000 students...
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Mary R. Strawbridge

Mary R. Strawbridge, 85, of Oil City, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at UPMC Northwest Hospital in Seneca, surrounded by her family. Born on September 5, 1936, in Oil City, she was a daughter of the late Philias and Velma DuGrenier. Mary was married to the late Thomas...
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Dale Smith, Hermitage, PA

HERMITAGE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Dale Smith, 88, of Hermitage passed away surrounded by family late Thursday evening, June 23, 2022, in his residence. Mr. Smith was born July 6, 1933, in Corsica, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Rosco and Bertha (Steele) Smith. He was raised in Strattanville, Pennsylvania...