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Wolverines hit the Road for Game 2 Against Union/A-C Valley

For the Sheffield Wolverines, just getting back on the field was a win. The Wolverines took the field this past Saturday for the first...

Section of Route 8 in Oil City to be Closed Aug. 30 – Sept. 3

OIL CITY, Pa. - A section of Route 8 (North Seneca Street) in Oil City will be closed to through traffic from Aug. 30...

Rival PASHEE Universities Clarion, Edinboro, Cal to Become One School

HARRISBURG, Pa. - From rivals to partners. On Tuesday, July 14, the Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) unanimously...

Come Find Him: First Forest County Bigfoot Festival Set for this Weekend in Marienville

MARIENVILLE, Pa. - Bigfoot is coming to Marienville. (Bigfoot is busy working out, getting ready for his big festival this weekend in Forest County....

Multimodal Transit Facility Opens in Oil City

OIL CITY, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Venango County, and the Crawford Area Transportation Authority (CATA) Monday marked the opening of...

Opinion

Eleanor

by CASEY JOHNSON My daughter, Eleanor, was born March 8, 2010, at 26 weeks 3 days gestation, and passed away three short days later. I had...

Editorial: WCSD School Board Fails Its Duty

The Warren County School District Board of Directors failed in their duty Monday night. In voting 6-3 to allow parents instead of medical professionals to...

A Broken Promise

I was watching the final episode of “9/11: One Day in America” on Hulu (if you haven’t seen it, take time to) when something...

Watershed Moment

It seems at least once a generation an event occurs that changes everything. A watershed moment. The stock market crash in 1928. Pearl Harbor. The...

Twenty Years Later, We Can Still Learn Lessons from 9/11 Attacks

What do you say about a day such as 9/11? It’s a day that brought out both the worst and best in humanity. I...

Obits

Barbara Elaine Ekey

Barbara Elaine Ekey, 100, formerly of Russell, Pa., passed away Oct. 19, 2021, at the Kinzua Health Care and Rehabilitation. Barbara was born on...

Dominic ‘Nick’ Suppa

Dominic “Nick” Suppa, II, 60, of N. Warren, Pa., died Monday afternoon, Oct. 25, 2021, at Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y., after suffering a...

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Parinella

Elizabeth “Betty” Parinella, 77, of Warren, Pa., died Tuesday morning, Oct. 26, 2021, at Warren Manor Nursing Home, Warren, Pa. Betty was born Dec....

Raymond ‘Ray’ Leroy Barr

Raymond (Ray) Leroy Barr passed away unexpectedly late Saturday evening, October 23, 2021 at UPMC Kane Hospital. He was born February 5, 1949 in...

Earl E. ‘Spike’ Huber

Earl E. “Spike” Huber, 74, of Warren, Pa., passed away Oct. 24, 2021, at Kinzua Healthcare following a lengthy illness. Spike was born Jan. 14,...

Spotlight PA

GOP wants personal voter data to root out fraud. Pa. already uses a more secure system.

Danielle Ohl of Spotlight PA HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania has spent nearly half a million dollars over the past six years to find and remove outdated...

Eligible for a COVID-19 Booster? Here’s how to get one in Pa.

Anywhere from one to two million Pennsylvania adults are now eligible for a COVID-19 booster, and state officials say it should be easier to...

To avoid Wolf’s veto, Pa. GOP proposes giving voters final say on stricter ID rules, other election changes

Sarah Anne Hughes of Spotlight PA HARRISBURG — Republicans in the state House are advancing a proposal that would give Pennsylvania voters the opportunity to...