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Saturday 03/23/2019
Centerville couple loses home, garage in fire
Posted: March 23, 2019

A home and detached garage on Tryonville Road, at the end of Mystic Park Road, was lost to an inferno on Sunday, resulting in the injury of one homeowner.

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Petroliana pop-up event comes to town
Posted: March 23, 2019

An event coming to Titusville next weekend will give residents the opportunity to take home a piece of the oil and gas industry’s history.

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Friday 03/22/2019
Celebrating Colonel Drake’s 200th birthday
Posted: March 22, 2019

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Thursday 03/21/2019
Costs delay demolition of burned building
Posted: March 21, 2019

On Feb. 15, 2018, a fire of unknown cause broke out at a Diamond Street building, caving in its roof and leaving it beyond repair. More than a year later, the ruined remains structure still stand, exposed to the elements.

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Wednesday 03/20/2019
Aerial truck officially back in service
Posted: March 20, 2019

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Tuesday 03/19/2019
TMS students get tattoos against tobacco
Posted: March 19, 2019

With e-cigarette users rising by 78 percent among high schoolers in 2018 alone, according to some studies, this year’s annual Kick Butts Day activities at Titusville Middle School on Monday focused on raising awareness about the dangers of the devices.

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Monday 03/18/2019
Local girl comes in second in state wrestling tournament
Posted: March 18, 2019

The first girl ever to qualify at for the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling tournament out of the Titusville Junior Wrestling program came home with a silver medal in tow. 

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Saturday 03/16/2019
TASD practices in case of active shooter
Posted: March 16, 2019

Editor’s note: The following is an account of an active shooter drill at Titusville High School on Friday as if it was happening.

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Lone suspect in camp murder in custody
Posted: March 16, 2019

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Friday 03/15/2019
Titusville man's body found in bed of truck
Updated: March 15, 2019 - 10:10 pm

OIL CREEK TOWNSHIP — A Florida man is in custody after he allegedly killed a Titusville man in a camper on Howe Lane near Windfall Road Thursday evening at around 7.

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Oil Creek Township sets cleanup date
Posted: March 15, 2019

OIL CREEK TOWNSHIP — The Oil Creek Township Supervisors voted unanimously Thursday to set the date of their spring cleanup for May 10 and 11, and are considering having an electronic recycling (e-cycling) day in conjunction with Hydetown.

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Residents hear mired history of Kinzua Dam
Updated: March 15, 2019 - 4:01 pm

The floodgates opened Thursday evening as locals poured into Drake Well Museum and Park for a presentation on the history and workings of Kinzua Dam.

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Thursday 03/14/2019
Local officer involved in shooting resigns
Posted: March 14, 2019

A Titusville police officer recently resigned his position on Monday following an internal investigation into the officer discharging his weapon during a police chase on Jan. 28.

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TASD tests readiness for active shooter
Posted: March 14, 2019

When sirens wail and Titusville High School is surrounded by police Friday morning, residents in Titusville need not be alarmed — it is just a drill.

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Wednesday 03/13/2019
Officer who fired weapon in police chase resigns
Updated: March 14, 2019 - 12:19 am

A Titusville police officer who fired his weapon at a car during a January police chase has resigned.

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Questions asked over pipe found during excavation at airport
Posted: March 13, 2019

The discovery of a hitherto unknown pipe at the Titusville Airport was a source of concern at Tuesday’s Airport Authority meeting, as it was located near the airport’s old sewage holding tank

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Civil complaint dropped when man arranges sewage payments
Updated: March 13, 2019 - 2:12 pm

OILCREEK TOWNSHIP, Venango County — One of five individuals against whom the township brought criminal complaints for failing to pay sewage bills came to Monday’s meeting of the Oilcreek Township Supervisors to request a payment plan.

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Tuesday 03/12/2019
It's a hard knock life for TMS
Posted: March 12, 2019

Eyes may well with tears amidst the dismay and joy that will fill Titusville High School’s Colestock Auditorium this weekend for the Titusville Middle School’s musical production of “Annie Jr.”

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Make-up day may fall on prom
Posted: March 12, 2019

A string of bad weather this year may leave Titusville Area School District students attending school the day of prom.

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Monday 03/11/2019
Loud burst heard by residents across town from firework
Updated: March 11, 2019 - 2:08 pm

A loud bang heard across Titusville Sunday afternoon turned out to be a simple firework.

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Saturday 03/09/2019
Local organizations to take part in tornado test
Posted: March 09, 2019

Titusville residents might hear the sound of the tornado siren going off early March 26, but don’t worry. It’s just a test.

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Thursday 03/07/2019
Titusville Christians receive ashen cross
Posted: March 07, 2019

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Women’s safety focus of library event
Posted: March 07, 2019

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Wednesday 03/06/2019
Blue Canoe to close its doors
Posted: March 06, 2019

As one door closes another opens, and such is the case with one of Titusville’s businesses. The Blue Canoe Brewery will close its doors in the last week of June to make way for Lavery Brewing, of Erie, which will open its second location at the 113 S. Franklin St. space.

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Tuesday 03/05/2019
Hydetown purchases more LED lights
Posted: March 05, 2019

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Monday 03/04/2019
Titusville avoids snow, cold snap expected
Posted: March 04, 2019

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Saturday 03/02/2019
Local man waives charges after allegedly being found with drugs
Posted: March 02, 2019

A Titusville man allegedly found with bags of cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana waived his right to a preliminary hearing in front of Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols, of Titusville, on Thursday, and will face a number of charges in court.

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Friday 03/01/2019
Man involved in TPD chase arrested
Updated: March 05, 2019 - 4:12 pm

A Spartansburg man who was involved in a chase by Titusville Police Department (TPD) that ended with a gun being fired and was searched for byUnited States Marshals last week was finally apprehended by local officers on Tuesday.

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Thursday 02/28/2019
UPT students learn black history through contest
Posted: February 28, 2019

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Wednesday 02/27/2019
Businesses compete for tourism
Posted: February 27, 2019

Local businesses are trying to harness the same trails and waterways which acted as the infrastructure for industry in the past as pathways to the future, with the help of the Oil Region Alliance (ORA).

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Tuesday 02/26/2019
Rehabilitation center has at home feel
Posted: February 26, 2019

Many Titusville area residents still refer to the large facility on the hill along Dillon Drive as GoldenLiving, but that name was changed to Titusville Healthcare & Rehabilitation two years ago. Despite the switch, however, the center still aims to provide a home-based experience to its many residents.

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Monday 02/25/2019
Trees downed by high winds
Posted: February 25, 2019

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