Tractor Trailer Rolls Over On Armco Hill
Crews are on the scene of a tractor trailer crash on Route 8 South in Butler Township. The call came into the Butler County 911 Center around 9:30 a.m. for a tractor trailer that rolled over near the northbound on-ramp on Armco Hill. When crews got on scene, the tractor...
Owners of 5 Pa. McDonald’s found to have violated child labor laws: reports
The U.S. Department of Labor has accused the owners of five McDonald’s store locations in western Pennsylvania of violating child labor laws, according to news reports. The department investigated Endor Inc., which is owned by and operated by Paul and Meghan Sweeney and is stationed in Cranberry Township, and found that the company violated federal child labor regulations by hiring 34 children aged 14-15 years old to work later and longer than the laws allow.
Venus Man Accused of Stealing ATV
TIONESTA, Pa. – A Clarion County man is facing multiple charges in connection with the theft of an ATV. A criminal complaint has been filed against David T. Sacunas Jr., 41, of Venus, in the Magisterial District Court of Forest County, Pennsylvania, accusing him of theft and trespassing among other charges.
Curllsville: Echoes of a Forgotten Era
Amidst the rolling hills of Clarion County, Pennsylvania, the ghost town of Curllsville stands as a testament to the passage of time. Established in 1827, this once-bustling town now whispers its history through abandoned structures and overgrown paths. Explorers and photographers are drawn to its eerie charm, seeking to capture the essence of its historic allure. The town's origins, marked by the establishment of St. John's Reformed congregation, reflect a community once anchored by spiritual unity and communal bonds.
State police searching for alleged driver of stolen car involved in hit-and-run in Butler County
Pennsylvania State police are searching for a vehicle that they say was stolen from Butler County and then later involved in a hit-and-run.
Injured Karns City QB Mason Martin in 'frustrating' spot
The father of injured Karns City quarterback Mason Martin has provided another update on his current condition. Mason was injured in early September, suffering a serious head injury with bleeding.
Whispers from the Past: The Haunted Echoes of Leeper, Missouri
Nestled in the shadows of history, Leeper, Missouri, whispers of a chilling past that reaches out to both locals and visitors alike. The old Leeper Hotel, now a hollow echo of its former glory, stands as a beacon for those who chase the thrills of the paranormal. Captain William T. Leeper, a figure shrouded in infamy due to his Civil War notoriety, is rumored to stalk the corridors of his namesake establishment. His end, filled with visions of demons, may have set the stage for the hauntings that now envelop the hotel and its surrounding woods.
Local Man Accused of Fleeing Scene of Motorcycle Crash That Injured Passenger Due in Court Tomorrow
CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing for a Seneca man who allegedly fled the scene of a motorcycle crash in Richland Township that injured his passenger is scheduled for Tuesday morning. According to court documents, a preliminary hearing for 28-year-old Colin Edwin Agin, of Seneca, is scheduled for...
Indulge in Kittanning: Discover the 3 Bakeries That Are Redefining Delicious
In this article, we explore three delightful bakeries located in Kittanning. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of them yet? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
AAA: As the Holiday Ends, Gas Prices Are Still Dropping
VENANGO COUNTY, Pa. — Gas prices are five cents lower in Western Pennsylvania this week at $3.623 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices: Western Pennsylvania Average: $3.623. Average price during the week of November 20, 2023: $3.676. Average price...
Knox Community Park: The Heartbeat of Community Life
Nestled in the bustling heart of the city, Knox Community Park stands as the crown jewel of communal recreation and celebration. With its lush expanses and diverse facilities, the park offers an idyllic setting for both leisure and festivities. Families revel in the playground's safe embrace, while the pavilion and baseball field become arenas of joyous gatherings and spirited games. The walking trails, meandering through picturesque landscapes, provide a peaceful retreat for nature lovers and fitness enthusiasts alike.
State Police Calls: Local Woman Charged for Hitting Man in Face in Sandycreek Township
VENANGO/BUTLER CO., Pa. (EYT) – Area state police responded to the following incidents:. Local Woman Charged for Hitting Man in Face in Sandycreek Township. According to a November 27 release, PSP Franklin received a call on November 18, around 7:04 p.m., regarding a domestic incident on Belmar Road in Sandycreek Township, Venango County.
Police: Brookville Man Faces Charges for Filing Fraudulent Deer Collision Claim
BROOKVILLE BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – A Brookville man is facing charges for allegedly filing a fraudulent insurance claim for a deer collision. Court documents indicate the Office of the Attorney General filed the following criminal charges against 43-year-old Matthew Todd Shaffer, of Brookville, in Magisterial District Judge Gregory M. Bazylak’s office on Tuesday, November 21:
A Special Delivery… Lennex Albert Brown
The proud parents of the baby boy are Luke and Ashley Brown of Sligo, Pa. Lennex was born on Thursday, November 16, 2023, at 3:45 p.m. at UPMC Northwest in Seneca. He weighed seven pounds one ounce and was 20 inches long. His paternal grandparents are Tim and Penny Brown,...
Echoes of Prosperity: The Silent Legacy of Kossuth's Ghost Town
Kossuth's Ghost Town stands as a silent testament to the transient nature of prosperity. Once a hive of activity during the 19th-century oil boom, this small village in Alcorn County, Mississippi, now hosts fewer than 500 residents. The town's vibrant epoch is immortalized in the rusting derricks and dilapidated pump houses that dot the landscape, inviting history enthusiasts to explore the bygone era of economic marvels. As the air in Kossuth thickens with nostalgia, its quiet streets and architectural relics offer a museum of the open air to those curious about the lifeblood industry that shaped the town and the nation.
The Indelible Mark of the Fishers: Pioneers of Fisher, Pennsylvania
In the verdant landscape of Pennsylvania lies the town of Fisher, a community with deep historical roots that can be traced back to the Fisher family, among the earliest settlers in the area. Their saga, which began with Miers Fisher, a Quaker lawyer from Philadelphia, encompasses a rich tapestry of resilience and dedication to shaping the society around them. The Fisher name, originating from 1200s England, became synonymous with civic contribution and social progress in this small American town.
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Distant, PA: A Transatlantic Legacy of Hope and Heritage
In the verdant heart of Pennsylvania, there lies a town steeped in history and sentiment—Distant. Its name, a gentle nod to its English heritage, tells a story of late 18th-century English settlers who ventured across the Atlantic, carrying with them the essence of their quaint village, also named Distant. With hopes of religious freedom and economic opportunity, they founded a new Distant, weaving a transatlantic tapestry that linked two worlds in name and spirit.
SCHOOLS CLOSED FOR TODAY
While many are going to head back to work today for normal shifts, for some, the holiday weekend resumes. Those who will see the holiday weekend continue are students at Armstrong-Indiana Intermediate Unit schools, as there will be no class today for students. Some schools will see some activity today, as Penns Manor, United and Marion Center will hold in-service days. The class cancellation for today follows an old tradition when the first day of rifle deer season was the Monday following Thanksgiving. Much like the past few years, deer season started last Saturday.
Callensburg: A Portrait of Small-Town America
In the heart of Clarion County, Pennsylvania, the borough of Callensburg stands as a beacon of tranquility with its population dipping below a hundred, making it one of the state's smallest incorporated communities. Founded in 1826 and officially coming into being in 1851, the town's rich history and heritage have been meticulously preserved. Historic homes dot the landscape, most built in the heart of the 20th century, resonating with the maturity and stability of the community. The median age of 50.1 years speaks volumes of the peaceful life that residents cherish here.