Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Kiyomi Knox demonstrates a collarbone strike on fellow instructor Leah Lake during a self-defense class Wednesday afternoon at the Oil City YWCA. The class, along with a second one later Wednesday at the Oil City YMCA, are among the events the PPC Network of Family Service and Children's Aid Society is conducting in conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Several locations are currently displashowing the Clothesline project including the Cranberry Mall, Venango College, the Oil City YWCA and both the Franklin and Oil City Libraries. A third self defense class is scheduled for Oct. 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Franklin YMCA. (By Richard Sayer)