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1 life flighted after Route 27 crash

An Oil City many was life flighted to Erie following a major, two-vehicle crash that shut down a portion of state Route 27 for several hours, on Monday afternoon.

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Tuesday 07/28/2015
Tarbell House open tours set for Oil Fest weekend
Posted: July 28, 2015

The public is invited to see inside the historic Tarbell House on Saturday, Aug. 8, from noon to 4 p.m., during Titusville’s annual Oil Festival.  

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County fair adding new attractions ahead of weekend opening
Posted: July 28, 2015

FRANKLIN — “Building Memories: The Venango County Fair.”

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Hydetown man’s child porn case headed to trial
Posted: July 28, 2015

A Hydetown area man waived to court felony charges of distributing child pornography on Monday in Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols’ Titusville office.

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Birthdays of July 29
Posted: July 28, 2015

Birthdays of July 29

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Monday 07/27/2015
State of the Race: The campaign for Pennsylvania’s US seat
Posted: July 27, 2015

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Franklin Fine Arts Council to host Taste of Franklin Weekend, beginning Friday
Posted: July 27, 2015

The Franklin Fine Arts Council will sponsor Taste of Franklin Weekend, which includes entertainment and food, Friday through Sunday. 

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Cherrytree News
Posted: July 27, 2015

The Iron Fence and the Rose – By: Benu G. McKinney

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Gunman in theater shooting had history of seeking vengeance
Posted: July 27, 2015

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Carl Olson and Friends to play Monday's concert in the park
Posted: July 27, 2015

Carl Olson and Friends will play Monday's concert of the Concerts in the Park series, held by Titusville Council on the Arts.

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Ballists play matches at Pithole City ghost town
Updated: July 27, 2015 - 3:44 pm

PITHOLE — This long-abandoned city’s streets were filled Sunday afternoon, as no fewer than 300 “cranks” made their way along windy and wooded roads to watch a game of base ball as it was originally intended to be played, in the 1860s.

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Saturday 07/25/2015
Gov. Wolf admits service providers may have to borrow money
Posted: July 25, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf acknowledged Friday that nonprofit social services providers may have to borrow money during the state budget stalemate, but he said they should share his broader goal of doing the right thing for Pennsylvania.

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Mystery of submitted photo solved
Posted: July 25, 2015

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Corry woman conducts search for missing family bible that holds sentimental value
Posted: July 25, 2015

Corry area resident Alisa Puckly is on a quest — a quest to find her family’s Bible, a book once cherished by John Vanderhoof.

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Friday 07/24/2015
NASA scope finds most Earth-like planet around other star
Posted: July 24, 2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Scientists have identified a “close cousin” to Earth that’s orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life.

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Annual pre-fest clean-up set for Saturday
Posted: July 24, 2015

Volunteer group needs help getting downtown ready for Oil Fest

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Daytime closures scheduled for Route 89
Posted: July 24, 2015

OIL CITY — Portions of state Route 89, north of Titusville, are scheduled to be closed to through traffic during daylight work hours throughout the coming month due to drainage improvement work.

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Proposed regional Shell plant would generate power — lots of it
Posted: July 24, 2015

MONACA (AP) — A proposed petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania would use — and generate — a substantial amount of power.

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Birthdays of July 25
Posted: July 24, 2015

Birthdays of July 25

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‘Capture the Bridge’: 7th annual Tidioute WWII reenactment, next weekend
Posted: July 24, 2015

The sights and sounds of battle will be present once again in Tidioute on Saturday, Aug. 1, beginning at 3 p.m.  

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Man arrested, charged for waiving gun in argument
Posted: July 24, 2015

WARREN COUNTY — An area man was charged with simple assault and terroristic threats on Tuesday after he allegedly took a handgun from his pocket and waved it around and then reportedly grabbed a woman before leaving a property on Oil Creek Road, in Spring Creek Township.

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Thursday 07/23/2015
Deadline approaching for facade grant applications
Posted: July 23, 2015

The deadline for the first round of grants provided by the Downtown Titusville Facade Improvement Project is July 31.

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Hearing continued for suspected chainsaw thief
Posted: July 23, 2015

VENANGO COUNTY — A preliminary hearing for an Oil City man who state police say may be linked to 16 burglaries in the area has been continued to Aug. 5, at 8:30 a.m., in Venango Central Court.

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County royalty visits Titusville Rotary
Posted: July 23, 2015

Miss Crawford County Fair Queen Samantha Mattocks, of Guys Mills, was the guest speaker during the Titusville Rotary Club’s meeting on Tuesday, in the basement of Northwest Savings Bank.

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Birthdays of July 24
Posted: July 23, 2015

For additions or corrections to the birthday list, call The Herald, at 827-3634, or email news@titusvilleherald.com.

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Hilltop woman wins Trail Town photo contest, ‘Get Outdoors in Titusville’
Posted: July 23, 2015

Julie Boemmel, of Pleasantville, was the winner of the “Get Outdoors in Titusville” Facebook photo contest. Boemmel won a Cannondale Adventure 2 bicycle, provided by Emig’s Bicycle Shop, in Meadville.

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Tuesday 07/21/2015
Brush up on your 1860s baseball rules before the big game
Posted: July 21, 2015

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Suicide prevention program takes step forward in Titusville schools
Posted: July 21, 2015

The Titusville Area School Board announced during its Monday night meeting that it may be adopting a new suicide prevention policy.

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Play (vintage) ball!
Posted: July 21, 2015

This Sunday, Drake Well Museum and Park and the Friends of Drake Well will host Vintage Baseball at Pithole, one of many programs scheduled to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s legendary oil boomtown.

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Birthdays of July 23
Posted: July 21, 2015

Birthdays of July 23

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City eases S. Brown St. parking restrictions
Updated: July 21, 2015 - 11:53 pm

City council at Tuesday’s voting meeting unanimously repealed parking restrictions for the east side of South Brown Street after a local business submitted a request to do so.

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Police unable to pick up strays
Posted: July 21, 2015

After the city pound on St. John Street sustained damage in a recent storm, the Titusville Police Department is unable to house dogs there. For the time being, police won’t be picking up stray dogs. ‘We hope this is just a temporary situation,’ the department posted on its Facebook page, Tuesday. Until the city is able to lodge dogs again, residents who find strays will have to call Ron Yochum, state dog warden, at (814) 694-8200. ‘Be advised that [Yochum] covers all of Crawford County, and there may be a delay in his response to pick up dogs,’ the department cautioned.

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June breaks another global heat record
Posted: July 21, 2015

By Seth Borenstein

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Birthdays of July 22
Posted: July 21, 2015

Birthdays of July 22

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4 missing kids found after 3-hour search
Posted: July 21, 2015

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Monday 07/20/2015
Lumber industry present through Pleasantville history
Posted: July 20, 2015

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Storm leaves ‘widespread’ damage to trees, power lines
Posted: July 20, 2015

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Summertime fun: Oil Heritage Festival begins on Thursday
Posted: July 20, 2015

OIL CITY — Summertime for many present and past residents of Oil City is defined by four days in July. The 2015 Oil Heritage Festival will add more memories to the season starting on Thursday.

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Saturday 07/18/2015
2 organizations now offering help to adult learners
Updated: July 18, 2015 - 12:41 am

Crawford County READ Program and Titusville Area School District have parted ways. Both are holding fall GED sessions.

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‘Man-bun’ may have helped prevent more serious injury
Posted: July 18, 2015

A so-called “man-bun” may have saved a man from a potential head injury when his Harley Davidson motorcycle was rear-ended by a pick-up truck on Friday afternoon.

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Erie biker life-flighted after crash
Posted: July 18, 2015

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Pastor flown to Erie after bike collides with coyote
Posted: July 18, 2015

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Birthdays
Posted: July 18, 2015

Birthdays of July 19

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Biker killed on Route 322 on way to rally
Posted: July 18, 2015

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Thursday 07/16/2015
Diners show up to support eatery’s grand opening
Posted: July 16, 2015

Titusville’s newest eatery, Christy’s Restaurant, at 109 W. Spring St., was bustling as waitresses took orders from customers following the grand opening/ribbon cutting  on Thursday.

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Gunman kills 4 Marines in Tennessee
Posted: July 16, 2015

By Lucas L. Johnson

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Paint the town — and your friends — Saturday
Updated: July 16, 2015 - 11:35 pm

For color runners, Saturday will be like Christmas morning. The local United Way’s second annual Color Blast 5K Family Fun Run/Walk will begin at 11:15 a.m.

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Facebook intimidation case going to trial
Posted: July 16, 2015

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Rape reported at state prison
Posted: July 16, 2015

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Birthdays of July 18
Posted: July 16, 2015

Birthdays of July 18

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