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Tuesday 01/23/2018
Titusville Police begin stocking, use of Naloxone
Posted: January 23, 2018

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Monday 01/22/2018
Senators plan pitch to end shutdown
Posted: January 22, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Restive Senate moderates in both parties expressed hopes of finding a way out of the government shutdown mess Sunday as their leadership engaged in unrelenting finger-pointing over who was to blame for the stalemate.

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UPT officials to host presentation regarding plans for development of education and training hub
Posted: January 22, 2018

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Saturday 01/20/2018
Volunteer firefighter numbers in decline; commission seeks solution
Posted: January 20, 2018

State Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) was recently named to a special Senate commission to investigate and find solutions to the decreasing number of volunteer firefighters in Pennsylvania, according to a press release printed in the Jan. 12 edition of The Titusville Herald.

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Friday 01/19/2018
Veterans support group founder speaks on PTSD, suicide at VFW
Posted: January 19, 2018

Venus Azevedo-Laboda, founder of the Boots On Ground veteran support group, spoke Thursday at Titusville High School and at the Bruce Shorts VFW Post 5958 on the topic of post traumatic stress disorder and suicide prevention.

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Pittsburgh a finalist in Amazon HQ sweepstakes
Posted: January 19, 2018

NEW YORK — Amazon’s second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. Or it could be in the Midwest, say, Indianapolis or Columbus, Ohio. Or the company could go outside the U.S. altogether and set up shop in Toronto.

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Thursday 01/18/2018
Late night fire claims 2 downtown buildings
Posted: January 18, 2018

After more than five hours of battling a blaze that began at Maria’s Pizza and Italian Restaurant, located at 109 W. Spring St., Titusville Fire Department Fire Chief Joe Lamey said the damage to the property, as well as the adjacent New Life Care Center building, at 107 W. Spring St., is likely so extensive that it is “beyond repair.”

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State AG learns about rural opioid crisis during roundtable discussion in Meadville
Posted: January 18, 2018

MEADVILLE — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro attended a roundtable discussion, Wednesday, with Crawford County officials to discuss the opioid crisis in the area and various methods to combat it.

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Wednesday 01/17/2018
Fire rips through downtown restaurant, damages 'beyond repair'
Updated: January 17, 2018 - 4:37 pm

After more than five hours of battling a blaze at Maria’s Italian Restaurant, located at 109 W. Spring St., Titusville Fire Department Fire Chief Joe Lamey said the damage to the property, as well as the adjacent New Life Care Center, at 107 W. Spring St., is likely so extensive that it is “beyond repair.”

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Tarr’s store going out of business
Posted: January 17, 2018

A “for sale” sign sits in the yard of Tarr’s Country Store and Florist, at 708 W. Spring St., in Titusville; and owner Naomi Wescoat recently announced that the store will be closing on Feb. 17.

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New 1-way street plan discussed
Posted: January 17, 2018

City Council discussed two new public streets ordinances at its work session Tuesday night.

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Tuesday 01/16/2018
Gerrymandering case sows doubt in big year for House races
Posted: January 16, 2018

HARRISBURG — Lots of people want to run for Congress in Pennsylvania this year, but they may not yet know which district they live in.

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Community stands firm against intolerance at MLK Day vigil
Posted: January 16, 2018

Despite frigid weather conditions, a gathering of roughly two dozen people came together to listen to the words of Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have A Dream” speech at the YWCA, on Monday, before discussing what can be done to continue keeping his message and his vision alive. 

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Saturday 01/13/2018
Airport Authority meeting ends before it begins
Posted: January 13, 2018

A special meeting of the Titusville Airport Authority scheduled for Thursday, at 11 a.m., was adjourned without being called to order, with no public discussion or votes.

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Trump denies, and defends, vulgar words on immigrants
Posted: January 13, 2018

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries a day earlier. Trump said he was only expressing what many people think but won’t say about immigrants from economically depressed countries, according to a person who spoke to the president as criticism of his comments ricocheted around the globe.

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Ahead of Monday ceremony, students share thoughts on MLK Day
Posted: January 13, 2018

On Monday, Americans will attend various events to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and students at the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville, among other members of the public, plan to attend a candlelight ceremony at the Titusville YWCA on Monday evening, at 6.

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Friday 01/12/2018
Officials remove medical pot registry from police computers
Posted: January 12, 2018

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania regulators said Friday they will no longer make a new medical marijuana registry available on the state's computer system for law enforcement, making it less likely someone's participation will be flagged during federal gun-purchase background checks.

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Orr’s Brewing Co. tapping into craft beer community
Posted: January 12, 2018

After a little more than a year of site renovations, Orr’s Brewing Company, at 109 S. Franklin St., has finally opened it’s doors to the public. The brewery, owned by Adam and Kari Orr, first opened its doors on Dec. 22, and is now open on Fridays, from 4 to 10 p.m., and Saturdays, from 2 to 10 p.m. 

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At Titusville Area Hospital, 23 cases of influenza confirmed since Dec. 1
Posted: January 12, 2018

Titusville Area Hospital announced on Thursday that five children have tested positive for RSV since Dec. 1.

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Thursday 01/11/2018
Queen Cutlery closes
Posted: January 11, 2018

Queen Cutlery Company, a longtime business in Titusville, announced Wednesday afternoon, on its Facebook page, that it has closed in order to reorganize.

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Man faces 429 years in prison in 3 theft cases
Posted: January 11, 2018

A Centerville man is headed to court on 48 felony charges and several misdemeanors, following three preliminary hearings, Wednesday, at District Judge Amy Nicols’ office across three separate cases, including allegations he stole a dozen guns from a Shreve Ridge Road man.

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Wednesday 01/10/2018
Flying Museum coming to Venango Airport
Posted: January 10, 2018

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Tuesday 01/09/2018
Board mulls changes to special education
Posted: January 09, 2018

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Saturday 01/06/2018
‘Dangerous’ wind chill continues to freeze region
Posted: January 06, 2018

The icy air and blowing snow that has been impacting the region will continue through the weekend, as forecasters are calling for dangerously low wind chills and up to another half a foot of snow for Titusville.

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So far, a brutal winter for dairy farmers
Posted: January 06, 2018

While many forms of farming take a break in the winter months to await warmer times in the spring, dairy farmers see no such luxury. 

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Friday 01/05/2018
Real weather term 'bomb cyclone' blows up on social media
Posted: January 05, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to weather, it's hard to sound scarier than "bomb cyclone."

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Police: 'Unusually high' number of vehicles passing buses, locally
Posted: January 05, 2018

Titusville police are warning drivers to not pass school buses while children are getting on or off after seeing an increase in such cases, according to a press release issued, Thursday, by Chief Harold Minch.

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Blizzard rolls up East Coast, with cold blast to follow
Posted: January 05, 2018

HARTFORD, Conn. — A massive winter storm roared into the East Coast on Thursday, threatening to dump as much as 18 inches of snow from the Carolinas to Maine and unleashing hurricane-force winds and flooding that closed schools and offices and halted transportation systems.

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Thursday 01/04/2018
Colleagues, friends recall ‘great,’ ‘intelligent’ Hopkins
Posted: January 04, 2018

Titusville resident Samuel Hopkins, who passed away Tuesday, at St. Vincent Hospital, in Erie, was remembered by friends and co-workers on Wednesday.

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Sheriff’s Office wants two new hires
Posted: January 04, 2018

MEADVILLE — The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office is requesting two new positions be created for the department; a full-time deputy to oversee security at the courthouse and a part-time civilian position to cover the control room at the county Judicial Center.

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Wednesday 01/03/2018
City man accused of threatening wife’s life
Posted: January 03, 2018

A Titusville man was charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats and harassment during an arraignment on Friday before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols, of Titusville.

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Cold weather braved for soup kitchen’s New Year’s meal
Posted: January 03, 2018

“Oh the weather outside is frightful,” and the bitter cold is awful. However, the atmosphere inside St. James Memorial Episcopal Church social hall was delightful — at least to those Titusville area residents who braved the frigid temperatures to venture out on Tuesday for a special New Year’s lunch.

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Tuesday 01/02/2018
Perils abroad, full plate at home, as Trump opens 2nd year
Posted: January 02, 2018

WASHINGTON — The glamour of his holiday break behind him, President Donald Trump returned to the White House on Monday night to face a hefty legislative to-do list, critical midterm elections and perilous threats abroad.

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Thursday 12/28/2017
Arctic air blasting region
Posted: December 28, 2017

ERIE (AP) — Freezing temperatures and below-zero wind chills socked much of the northern United States on Wednesday, even setting a record in a Minnesota city so cold it’s called the Icebox of the Nation, and will stay put for days to come as snow-hardened Erie digs out from a record snowfall.

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Wednesday 12/27/2017
City names its new fire chief
Posted: December 27, 2017

Titusville City Council named Joe Lamey to the position of fire chief at its meeting Tuesday night.

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Christmas Eve crash claims two lives
Posted: December 27, 2017

WARREN COUNTY — Two men were killed in a single-vehicle crash, early Sunday morning, according to state police.

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Tuesday 12/26/2017
Northeast slammed with blizzard while Midwest sees subzero temps for Christmas
Posted: December 26, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — The good news for many in the Northeast and Midwest was that it has been a white Christmas. The bad news was that a blizzard swept into parts of New England and bitter cold enveloped much of the Midwest.

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Winter precautions necessary for elderly
Posted: December 26, 2017

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