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For those who think that a small act of kindness is just that — small — you might want to reconsider. Just ask Carole Brink, of Cooperstown, and her daughter, Amber McKain, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky. What started as a “small act of kindness” in Elizabethtown has metamorphosed into a regiona…

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The City of Titusville is requesting residents recycle corrugated cardboard at the City Garage, 120 Saint John Street, in the dumpster marked “Cardboard Only.” Cardboard will not be picked up at the curb. Any questions or concerns can be directed to City Hall at (814) 827-5300 ext. 315.

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HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) received notice that the number “582” will be the new overlay area code for the current 814 area code, which covers all or parts of 27 counties across Central and Northwestern Pennsylvania.

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At Thursday night’s Crawford County Fair Board meeting via Zoom, the fair board approved a motion to make their final decision about the 2020 Fair by June 1. All eight members of the board approved Kathy Klink’s motion to “send a letter to Variety asking to move the artist contracts to 2021 …

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MEADVILLE — Crawford County Commissioners gave the green light to various upgrades and renovations at 14 health care facilities affiliated with Meadville Medical Center, including Titusville Area Hospital.

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MEADVILLE — Crawford County District Attorney Francis Schultz issued a statement on Tuesday regarding law enforcement and potential action against businesses that open in alleged violation of orders from the governor’s office.

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PLEASANTVILLE — Pleasantville Borough Council President Harvey Long updated council regarding two “major” recent water main breaks in the borough.

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According to the City of Titusville online post from City Manager Neil Fratus, effective today, all City buildings will remain closed during the yellow phase except by appointment. 

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City of Titusville officials have a conundrum on their plate — how to continue to provide a location for city residents to get rid of brush without creating what is becoming an environmental disaster.

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Water is something we as Americans can take for granted. Whether it’s turning the faucet on to wash our hands, take a shower or drink, it can be easy to lose sight of the fact that clean water access is something that not everyone else in the world can enjoy with as little of effort.

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Titusville High School Band Director Scott Boyer and Titusville Middle School Band Director Patrick Vetter were among a group of band directors from western Pennsylvania who took part in creating a video performance of “Africa” by Toto. Each member of the consortium recorded their part indiv…

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MEADVILLE – The Crawford County Commissioners announced Tuesday that the cumulative positive number of COVID-19 cases increased by one to 17. As of Tuesday, there have been no deaths attributes to the virus in the county.

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The hype surrounding the upcoming bicentennial of Pleasantville in 2021 was already garnishing steam. However, the amount of anticipation for the historic occasion will likely become even stronger with the recent announcement that the 2020 Pleasantville Festival has been cancelled due to con…

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MEADVILLE – Crawford County Commissioners stated Thursday that no additional confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported since the notification Wednesday of one individual residing somewhere in Crawford County testing positive. That notification indicated that the individual is at home…

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MEADVILLE – Meadville Medical Center (MMC) confirmed the first positive COVID-19 case in Crawford County. The person is an MMC employee who does not work in or around the hospital setting. They reportedly have mild symptoms and are isolated at home. 

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As our community, and the entire country, adapt to daily changes due to the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we at The Herald are not immune to the effects.

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Titusville City Council declared a disaster emergency for the city in response to a recommendation from Crawford County Commissioners in order to effectively deal with  COVID-19.

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As germ-fighting items dwindle or disappear from store shelves and confirmed cases of coronavirus increase daily, local school districts are watching closely and taking measures to prepare and inform.

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Colleges and universities across the region have started taking precautions as COVID-19 continues to spread. Some universities have extended spring breaks, canceled campus events and some will be shifting courses online for a period of time. 

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At Tuesday’s Pleasantville Borough Council meeting, President Harvey Long addressed the replacement of a utility truck, which was declared totaled by insurance after being struck by another vehicle. The borough received $46,000 from insurance for the replacement of the truck after the accident. 

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Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson announced McKean County will receive an $11,926,000 Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant.

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The Titusville Community Council combined lunch and learning on Thursday as community members and representatives of local organizations gathered to hear all about ALICE.

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In celebration of the accomplishments of 2019, the Crawford County Conservation District’s Annual Luncheon was held on Feb. 27, at the Pleasantview Alliance Church with 125 people in attendance. District Staff Members Brian Pilarcik, Laura Dengler, Kathy Uglow, Breann Curry and Jennifer Kell…

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MEADVILLE – State Rep. Brad Roae is hosting a clinic to help eligible local residents apply for a rebate of up to $650 on property taxes or rent they paid in 2019.

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Since the Pennsylvania Game Commission changed the deer season opening date from the Monday after Thanksgiving to the Saturday immediately following the holiday, hunters have not been shy in voicing their opinions about the change. 

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HARRISBURG –School safety grants totaling close to $2.6 million were awarded Wednesday to 24 school districts in Crawford, Mercer, Erie and Warren Counties, in addition to the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit, according to Sen. Michele Brooks.

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After a few weeks delay near the end of January, Titusville Police Department’s new cruiser has arrived and is in operation. Through donations by four organizations in Titusville over the Christmas holiday, police purchased a camera system for the cruiser, which is on backorder but will arri…