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Crematorium And Expansion Approved For Butler Twp. Funeral Home

The Butler Township Planning Commission has recommended approval of a plan that would allow for the construction of a crematorium facility adjacent to an existing funeral home. Representatives of Spencer Geibel Funeral Home at 140 New Castle Road first presented plans to acquire an additional just over seven acre property...
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Franklin Man Crashes Into Bear on Route 8

SANDYCREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State police released the details regarding a Franklin man who crashed his vehicle into a bear on State Route 8. According to Franklin-based State Police, the accident happened around 9:39 p.m., on Wednesday, June 29, when a 2013 Toyota Rav4 driven by 50-year-old John P. Hiles, of Franklin, was traveling north on State Route 8, in Sandycreek Township, Venango County, and encountered a bear on the roadway. Hiles was unable to slow down before striking the bear.
FRANKLIN, PA
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Residents Take Issue With Possible Preston Park Parking Expansion

A large number of Butler Township residents attended Tuesday night’s meeting of the Planning Commission to voice opposition to a possible parking lot in the very early planning stages. Township officials recently directed soil testing to be done on an approximately three acre piece of property near Preston Park...
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Police: Oil City Man Breaks Into Residence, Assaults Juvenile

RIMERSBURG, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man and a Rimersburg woman are facing charges for reportedly breaking into a house and assaulting a juvenile. According to court documents, the Southern Clarion County Regional Police Department filed charges against 40-year-old Jeffery Scott McClelland, of Oil City, and 35-year-old Leighla Nicole Beals, of Rimersburg, in Magisterial District Judge Jeffrey C. Miller’s office on June 22.
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Police: Franklin Teen Rolls Vehicle While Reaching for Cell Phone

CANAL TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a Franklin teen was reaching for his cell phone and rolled his car on Utica Road. According to Franklin-based State Police, the crash occurred around 7:26 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, as a 2005 Honda Accord driven by 18-year-old Austin M. Beatty, of Franklin, was traveling southbound on Utica Road, in Canal Township, Venango County, when he became distracted while reaching for a cell phone.
FRANKLIN, PA
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Central Clarion Wildcat Breckin Rex Concludes Scholastic Football Career In 7th Annual Frank Varischetti Classic

(Above image: Breckin with the ball) Central Clarion’s Breckin Rex concluded his high school football career by participating on the South Squad in the 7th Annual Frank Varischetti All-Star Game on Friday, July 1st. The game which features recently graduated senior players, was held at Frank Varischetti Stadium in Brockway as part of the Brockway Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration. The South Squad is mainly made up of plalyers from teams from the old Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference (KSAC), with the North’s players hailing mainly from schools in the old Allegheny Mountain League (AML).
CLARION, PA
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Featured Local Job: Truss Assemblers

Located in Parker, Pa., nationally known as the “Smallest City in the USA,” UFP Parker, LLC is looking for motivated, team-minded individuals to grow a lasting career. UFP Industries, Inc. is the largest roof truss manufacturer in the United States. As a subsidiary, UFP Parker, LLC is a manufacturer of wood products key to everyday life. Their products are wide-ranging, including treated lumber, trusses and building components, concrete forming materials, and industrial packaging.
PARKER, PA
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Featured Local Job: CDL Class A Driver

Moonlight Packaging is currently seeking a CDL Class A driver for local deliveries. Full Time Monday through Friday. Home everyday 8 to 10 hour work days. Retirement with a company match, paid vacation, paid holidays, and health insurance. Please drop off a resume at 99 Darr St. Oil City, PA...
OIL CITY, PA
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Gas Prices Decline Slightly

Gas prices declined slightly both locally as well as across western Pennsylvania as a whole this week. According to AAA’s weekly gas price report, the average price for a gallon of regular, unleaded, self-serve gas in Butler, as of Monday, dropped by four cents over the past week to settle at $4.96 per gallon.
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State Police Calls: Authorities Seek Info on Hit-and-Run Crash

VENANGO CO., Pa. – Franklin-based State Police responded to the following calls:. State Police are seeking information on a hit-and-run crash on Enterprise Road, in Oil Creek Township, Venango County. According to Franklin-based State Police, a witness stated that a black Jeep Compass left the roadway, struck a culvert,...
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Celebration of Life Set for Orville (Orv) Lerch

Scott, Matt, Tiffany and Brandon Lerch invite friends of their late father, Orville (Orv) Lerch to attend a Celebration of Life to be held at The Haskell House, 500 Main Street, Clarion, from 5PM to 7PM on Monday July 11th. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Orv passed...
CLARION, PA
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Carmelita Ann Denowski (Tarr)

Carmelita Ann Denowski (Tarr), formerly of Reno, PA, passed away June 27, 2022 at Akron General Hospital, surrounded by family, at the age of 81. She was preceded by her parents and sister, Tonia Lesh (Tarr), who lived with her for many years. Born October 8,1940 in Franklin, PA to...
FRANKLIN, PA
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Teacher Encouragement Dinner

Whether you are a public, private, or virtual teacher, we want to invite you to an evening of encouragement as you prepare to start the new school year! Join us on Wednesday, August 03 at 6:30pm at Harvest Church, 143 Reed Road, Kittanning. It’s Free!! Dinner included. Reserve your spot at harvestpa.org/events.
KITTANNING, PA
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Ponnuthurai “Ponn” Balagi

Ponnuthurai “Ponn” Balagi, 65, of Clarion, PA passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2022. He was born in Karampon, Jaffna in Sri Lanka on January 29, 1957 to the late Thilagawathy Ponnuthurai and Ponnuthurai Thambimuthu. Ponnuthurai received his Associate of Science in Nursing from UMDNJ School of Nursing...
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