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Police: Franklin Man Faces Charges After Toddler in His Care Found Walking Down Middle of Roadway

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT)– A Franklin man is accused of child endangerment after a three-year-old child who was in his care was found walking down the middle of Gilfillan Street in Franklin, Venango County.

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Driver leads police on high-speed chase

A high-speed chase through Franklin resulted in the arrest of an Oil City man on Sunday.Franklin police said they saw Clay Allen Geib, 44, driving a blue Dodge Durango at a high rate of speed coming in to the city.

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Couple Bringing Grand Back to Franklin Landmark

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT)– As I was first meeting Bob Spagnol and Molly Stahlman at the Samuel F. Dale House that they are restoring at the corner of Elk and 14th Street in Franklin, a local family was passing by on the newly cemented sidewalk in front of the house on Elk Street.

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Franklin man accused of strangulation

A Franklin man is facing burglary and strangulation charges after an incident that occurred around 3:30 a.m. Thursday at a Prospect Avenue residence in Sugarcreek Borough.A criminal complaint filed through District Judge Patrick Lowrey's office said Walter Andrews, 44, was at the home, where he chok


Fundraiser Established for Oil City Man Battling Cancer

When 26-year-old Eric Lendrum, of Oil City, went to his doctor in April of 2018 with severe leg pain, an x-ray revealed that he had a mass in his chest.

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Titusville man faces sentencing for high-speed chase

Tyler E. Bubenheim, 26, of 2941 Mount Hope Road, has pleaded guilty in Crawford County Court of Common Pleas to a felony count of fleeing police plus misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest in connection with

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Cochranton's Katy Miller crowned 2018 Crawford County Fair queen

WEST MEAD TOWNSHIP — Katy Miller, 19, of Cochranton, was crowned Miss Crawford County Fair 2018 during the annual pageant Sunday night.

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Wolf’s Auto Outlet to Hold Public Auction on August 20

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT)– Wolf’s Auto Outlet will be holding a public auction on Monday, August 20.

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Woman with Clarion County Ties Helping to Restore Franklin Landmark

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT)– As I was first meeting Bob Spagnol and Molly Stahlman at the Samuel F. Dale House they are restoring at the corner of Elk and 14th Street in Franklin, a local family was passing by on the newly cemented sidewalk in front of the house on Elk Street.

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Venango County Man Accused of Threatening Choking, Assaulting Victim

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT)– A Venango County man is facing felony charges after he allegedly entered a man’s Sugarcreek Borough residence and threatened, choked, and assaulted him.


Help wanted: Mercer County companies looking for workers

“When I see someone coming in for a job interview wearing SpongeBob SquarePants pajamas, I’ve seen enough,’’ said Nugent, vice president of the Nugent Group, which provides a variety of local healthcare services.


Bridges to close for festival

Veteran’s Memorial Bridge in Oil City will be closed to vehicles beginning at1 p.m.today through the evening for BridgeFest. Seneca Street will remain open up to the entrance of Veterans Memorial Bridge.A detour using Center Street and Petroleum Street and Jonathan Kephart Bridges is posted. Allow f


Events to focus on mental, substance abuse disorders

Two recovery awareness events, designed to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance abuse disorders, are coming up next month in Venango and Crawford counties.The fourth annual Venango County Recovery Celebration, to be held in conjunction with National Recovery Month, is planned


Man in possession of firearm pursues patrol unit, police say

An Erie man is facing charges after he allegedly pursued and almost hit a police vehicle around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday on Pleasant Valley Road in Pleasantville.Franklin state police said they responded to a residence at 15720 Pleasant Valley Road for a report of man, later identified as Mark Crawford,


Night kayak event will 'Shine a Light on Suicide'

Venango County Suicide Prevention Task Force will hold its first night kayak event at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Two Mile Run County Park.The event is titled "Shine a Light on Suicide" and it will feature information about suicide prevention and will include stories of hope and renewal.There is


New Market Selling Fresh, Local Goods to Open in Oil City

Ashley Cowles, a 2012 Cranberry High School graduate and a graduate of Kent State University, is working with Shaun and Marie Alcorn, owners of Karma Coffee Company and Yellow Dog Lantern, to open Core Goods, an entirely new kind of business for the area.


Oil City Woman Accused of Making False Statements to Police Waives Hearing

According to court documents, two counts of second-degree misdemeanor false reports against 56-year-oldDorene M. Giannini, of Oil City, were waived for court on Wednesday, August 15.


Watch Ariana Grande sing 'Natural Woman' in tribute to Aretha Franklin

LOS ANGELES- As fans across the world continue to mourn the loss of the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, Jimmy Fallon skipped his usual opening monologue on “The Tonight Show,” insteadopening with guest Ariana Grande.


The thrill and the truth of Aretha Franklin

Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha Franklin felt and what she could express, between what she expressed and how we responded. Blissful on “(You Make Me Feel Like) a Natural Woman.” Despairing on “Ain’t No Way.” Up front forever on her feminist and civil rights anthem “Re


Hunters given a special shot at deer

Nick Cardamon, 18, of Hermitage practices with his bow and arrow in his grandfather’s back yard. Nick has applied for the Pymatuning Special Deer hunt at the Pymatuning Wildlife Management Area in Hartstown, but due to going to college for his first semester at Slippery Rock University for secondary