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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

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...

Column: What’s in a Cookie? Chocolate Chip? Oreo? Peanut Butter? Oh My!

As I sat here tonight wanting a small snack, I decided I wanted to eat a cookie (or two or three). I had a...

Obits

Mary Klark

Mary Julia More Klark, passed away at the age of 93, of Tionesta, Pa.. and formerly of Warren, Pa.. died Monday morning, Sept. 13,...

Gary E. O’Hare

Gary E. O’Hare, 83, of Sheffield, PA., died Monday evening, Sept. 13, 2021, at UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa., after an illness of the past...

William Lucas

William ” Wild Bill” Lucas, 85, of Russell, Pa., passed away on Sept. 1, 2021, at his residence. Bill was born Dec. 6, 1935,...

Marie E. Frederick

Marie E. Frederick, 81, of Warren, Pa., died Sunday morning, Sept. 12, 2021, at Warren Manor Nursing Home, Warren, Pa. She was born June...

Joan G. Sedon

Joan G. Sedon, 90, of Warren, Pa.., died Friday morning, September, 10, 2021, after a brief illness. She was born April 3, 1931, in...

Spotlight PA

Expiring COVID-19 waivers could make Pa. health-care staffing shortages worse

HARRISBURG — Regulatory waivers established last year to help hospitals and health-care workers fight COVID-19 will expire this month, and those in the field...

Pa. to Refund $19 Million to 109,000 People it Overcharged in Unemployment Error

HARRISBURG — The state Department of Labor and Industry will pay out more than $19 million in refunds after it overcharged nearly 110,000 people...

In major shift, Pa. panel votes to count incarcerated people in home districts, not state prisons

The move to eliminate "prison gerrymandering" will benefit communities of color when new House and Senate maps are drawn, but Republicans are questioning its legitimacy.