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COMPLETES TRAINING — Lola Smith of Titusville completed the Pennsylvania Forest Stewards Volunteer Program’s training after participating in a four-day workshop on forest stewardship at Camp Krislund in Centre County. Smith also completed more than 24 hours of classroom and field training in…

Obituaries

Doris “Ruth” Rodgers-Bradybaugh, 61, died peacefully, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, at UPMC Montefiore in Pittsburgh, surrounded by her family, following a sudden illness.

Delores “Dee” Buffington Piper LaSota, age 94, of Knox, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, while under the care of UPMC Northwest in Seneca.

Carl James Sherman, 86, of Richland Township, Venango County, passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, at home following a brief illness.

Billie Jo Coleman, 66, of Franklin, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at her residence on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022.

Kathryn E. Baker, 74, of Franklin, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, at UPMC Northwest, Seneca.

Thomas “Tom” Mong, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, at the age of 84 following a life filled with moments his family will cherish forever. Tom, an outdoorsman and dedicated follower of Christ, demonstrated a fierce love for life and his family which never wavered even as h…

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 2:30 p.m. in the Breedtown Baptist Church, 2037 Cherrytree Road, Titusville for Blaine R. “Herk” Frost.

Arthur E. “Gene” Smith, 87, of Miola, passed away early Wednesday morning, Nov. 30, 2022, at his home following a lengthy illness.

Joanne M. Strickland, age 76, of Oil City, died on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, at her home.

Gary R. Turner, 68, went to be with Jesus Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022.

Frank B. Kendrick Jr., 92, of Franklin, passed away at The Caring Place on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, after a period of declining health.

Randy J. Hamilton, age 61, of Wesley, passed peacefully on Wednesday evening, Nov. 30, 2022, in Grove Manor, following an extended illness.

For the Record

An Oil City woman is facing aggravated assault and endangerment charges in connection with an incident at a Hone Avenue home in which she is accused of spitting on a man who had been assaulted.

The Oil City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Justin L. Huey, 32, of Reno.

Local Sports

Libby Kolesar netted a game-high 13 points, but Christian Life Academy’s girls basketball team dropped its season opener on Thursday to Calvary Baptist, 27-24, in an New-Penn Christian Conference matchup at the Pope Pius XI Activity Center.

PITTSBURGH (TNS) — When Doug Peffer opened his big-game butcher shop, deer hunters around the intersection of Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties could pick from perhaps a dozen full-service processors to carve their harvest.

It’s already been another stellar season for the Kirtland (Ohio) Hornets football team, but on Saturday morning at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio, it has a chance to be the “perfect” season for head coach Tiger LaVerde.

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Fresh off an unexpectedly resilient performance in the midterms, the Democrats appear to be bungling things right off the block by making a major political miscalculation on how to handle the debt ceiling.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 — You are intelligent, innovative and direct when dealing with others. You express yourself frankly and have a strong personality. People know they can count on you. This is a slower-paced year. Take time to rejuvenate your energies. Focus on partnersh…

DEAR DR. ROACH: A doctor friend suggested I purchase a nitric oxide nasal spray from Israel. She suggested using it when eating out or hanging out with friends maskless. Do you have an opinion about its efficacy? I got the most recent booster and a flu shot. The reason I’m concerned is that …

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022 — You are attractive, friendly and easygoing in your relationships. Personally, you are highly intuitive. Sometimes you just “sense” things. You are always independent. This year is the beginning of a nine-year cycle for you. Expect new beginnings, a…

Baseball Hall of Famer and two-time Cy Young Award winner Gaylord Perry has died at the age of 84. Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said Perry died at his home in Gaffney, South Carolina, at about 5 a.m. Thursday. The Perry family said that Perry died after a short illness. Perry pitched for eight major-league teams from 1962 until 1983. He won the Cy Young with Cleveland in 1972 and with San Diego in 1978 just after turning 40.  Perry was a five-time All-Star who was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1991.

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No. 2 Michigan hopes its second straight December trip to Indianapolis ends just as well as the first — with another Big Ten championship trophy and another playoff trip. Michigan again won the East Division by beating Ohio State and will face West Division champ Purdue on Saturday. The Boilermakers are trying to earn their first league title since 2000 in their first championship game appearance. It has been an emotional time for Purdue quarterback Aidan O'Connell who missed part of this week following the death of his oldest brother.

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Germany was eliminated from the group stage of the World Cup for the second tournament in a row. The four-time champions beat Costa Rica 4-2 but it wasn’t enough to advance to the round of 16. Japan’s 2-1 victory over Spain allowed both of those teams to advance instead. The Japanese team finished at the top of the group. Germany also exited early while playing as defending champions at the last World Cup. Germany coach Hansi Flick says “I believe for the future of German football we need to do things differently in training.”

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Oil City, PA

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  • Humidity: 90%
  • Feels Like: 16°
  • Heat Index: 22°
  • Wind: 5 mph
  • Wind Chill: 16°
  • UV Index: 2 Low
  • Sunrise: 07:26:21 AM
  • Sunset: 04:49:45 PM
  • Dew Point: 20°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Cloudy skies. High around 45F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight

Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers after midnight. Low around 40F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

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Cloudy. Periods of rain early. Morning high of 49F with temps falling to near 35. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%.

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