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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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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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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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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...

Explore/D9 Unveils Summer Player Profile Series to Highlight Local Athletes

CLARION, Pa. (EYT/D9) – Explore Media Group and D9sports are kicking off their summer player profile series designed to highlight local athletes and their accomplishments. This is more than just a copy-and-paste Q & A. These will be in-depth features–a way to get to know these student-athletes better and highlight their academic and athletic achievements.
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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.
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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...

Project Ignite: A Camp for Creative Kids!

CLARION, Pa. – Since 2013, Clarion Center for the Arts has been sharing dance, music, theatre and more with kids entering 2nd-9th grade through their Project Ignite Creative Arts Camp. For kids who like to be creative, this camp is for them!. BreAnna Liberto, Founder, and Director of the...
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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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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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Kevin Leigh Porter

Kevin Leigh Porter, 66, of Rocky Grove, long before his time on earth should have ended, died at 6:40 am Tuesday, June 21, at UPMC Northwest in Seneca. When an oncologist in Erie informed Kevin last summer that he had Stage 4 esophageal cancer and that he might live 2 years if the treatments worked, his astonishing response to the doctor was “that’s life”.
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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...