August 2016

Pirates' third baseman David Freese waits for the throw as Chicago's Javier Baez slides safely into third base during the fourth inning. (AP)

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…



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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,…






Copper

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…





Pirates' starter Ivan Nova exited the game with an injury after pitching six strong innings. (AP)

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…



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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”…




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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…




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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…