August 2016

A day….

Note: The following blog isn’t written for sympathy or anything other than observation and understanding about this thing we call life. Today was a day….


Locals take a trip back in time

Jessica Woods of Oil City, Melissa Allio of Pleasantville, Rebecca Allio of Pleasantville and Christina Brown of Erie, dressed in period clothing while attending D-Day Conneaut in Conneaut, Ohio. D-Day…


Pet of the day 8/31/16

Name: Simon Breed: Terrier, American Staffordshire Mix Age: 2 years Sex: Male Size: Medium Color: White/ Orange Declawed: No House-trained: Unknown Simon can be found…








Pirates fall to Cubs, 3-0

CHICAGO (AP) – Kyle Hendricks threw seven dominant innings to lower the majors’ best ERA to 2.09 and Anthony Rizzo homered to lead the Cubs…



Recent Deaths 8/31/16

Alice Margaret Ochs, 97, of Lucinda, died Aug. 30, 2016. Karen Lenk Berkery, 63, of Havelock, North Carolina, formerly of Shippenville, died Aug. 25, 2016. Vickey Knight…


Pet of the day 8/30/16

Name: Doodle Bug Breed: Domestic Shorthair Mix Age: 3 months Sex: Male Size: Small Color: Buff/ White Declawed: No House-trained: Unknown Doodle Bug can be…


What is a weed?

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered. –  Ralph Waldo Emerson Or in other words, a weed is a plant…








Pirates lose 8-7 to Cubs in 13 innings

CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Locke, Francisco Cervelli and Josh Harrison gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a chance. Miguel Montero finished them off. Harrison hit a sacrifice…



Recent Deaths 8/30/16

B. Grace Stark, 79, of Clarion, died Aug. 28, 2016. Ethel Feltenberger, 96, of Oil City, died Aug. 29, 2016. Mafalda Marie Cherico, 90, of New Bethlehem,…






Pet of the day 8/29/16

Name: Copper Breed: Hound Mix Age: 4 years Sex: Male Size: Large Color: White/ Black Declawed: No House-trained: Unknown Copper can be found at Venango…





Bucs bust out brooms

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Pittsburgh Pirates are red hot heading to Chicago. But their postseason aspirations could hinge on medical examinations off the field over…



Recent Deaths 8/29/16

Betty L. McLaughlin, 87, of Oil City, died Aug. 27, 2016. Edna Philomena Foy, 100, of Oil City, died Aug. 24, 2016. Robert J. “Bob”…




Mitch Littler performs Wednesday

The Oil City Arts Council will end its summer music series Wednesday with a performance by local talent Mitch Littler at the Pipeline Alley concert venue.  This lunch-time performance…




Bridge projects moving forward

By Jon Haag  Staff Writer  While work on the Wyattville Bridge remains on schedule for the end of September, other rehabilitation projects in Venango County…