In Remembrance: Remembering Those We Lost In August

Robert Allen "Bob" Roithner, 86, of Emlenton, formerly of Library, Allegheny County, died Aug. 1, 2021.

Kathleen Cohlhepp Niederriter, 72, of Venus, died Aug. 1, 2021.

Dennis M. Puleo, 59, of Oil City, died Aug. 1, 2021.

Eric M. Garvin, 51, of Olean, N.Y., died Aug. 1, 2021.

Martha W. Henry died Aug. 2, 2021.

DaShon "Day Day" Lee Smerker, 26, of Clarion, died Aug. 1, 2021.

Edward Carl Dornbrock died Aug. 2, 2021.

Darl H. "Butch" Callen, Jr., 83, of Clarion, died Aug. 1, 2021.

Charles "Charlie" H. Gifford, 68, of Franklin, died Aug. 3, 2021.

Nelson C. Rudolph, 86, of Oil City, died Aug. 3, 2021.

Martha Autenrieth Sarver Harvey died Aug. 4, 2021.

Ronald H. Shaneen, 69, of Oil City, died Aug. 2, 2021.

Garrett M. Harbaugh, 71, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, formerly of Franklin, died Aug. 5, 2021.

Pauline L. Hazen, 90, of Franklin, died Aug. 5, 2021.

Terry D. Bimber, 80, of Oil City, died Aug. 6, 2021.

Arminta "Minnie" Rhoads, 91, of Lamartine, died Aug. 8, 2021.

James W. "Jim" Coull, 70, of Clarion, died Aug. 8, 2021.

R. Keith Amos, 78, of Mercer, died Aug. 8, 2021.

Nyall A. Sharrar, 87, of Oil City, died Aug. 9, 2021.

Raymond A. Bickel, 83, formerly of Seneca, died Aug. 9, 2021.

Belinda "Lindy" "Mimi" Beth Buzard, 64, of Zephyrhills, Fla., formerly of Oil City, died Aug. 4, 2021.

Richard "Ritchie" Allen Bussard died Aug. 5, 2021.

Robert K. Heckathorne, Jr., 73, of Oil City, died Aug. 10, 2021.

Karen Biltz, 72, of Polk, died Aug. 6, 2021.

Shirley I. Solinger, 91, of Titusville, died Aug. 9, 2021.

Sally J. Dorrion, 86, of Clarendon, died Aug. 15, 2021.

Bonnie Lee Klem, 75, of Oil City, formerly of Stowe Township, died Aug. 12, 2021.

Joyce M. Perry, 67, of Oil City, formerly of Seneca, died Aug. 12, 2021.

Michael Alvin Watson, 67, of Summerville, S.C., died Aug. 8, 2021.

Russell E. Baldwin, 89, of Franklin, died Aug. 12, 2021.

Patricia Ann Wolfe, 86, of Emlenton, died Aug. 15, 2021.

Nancy J. Tock, 63, of Cooperstown, died Aug. 13, 2021.

Howard L. "Cork" Hunter, 90, of Rocky Grove/Franklin, died Aug. 15, 2021.

John Walz Keil, 79, died Aug. 13, 2021.

Sarah Jane McCune (Graham), 80, died Aug. 14, 2021.

Marie Adams, 89, of New Bethlehem, died Aug. 15, 2021.

Harry Theodore "Ted" Heller, 89, of Franklin, died Aug. 16, 2021.

Mark "Alex" King, 34, of Oil City, died Aug. 16, 2021.

Dylan James Stewart, 27, of Franklin, died Aug. 13, 2021.

Myrtle Willodene Vogan, 92, of Oil City, died Aug. 16, 2021.

Philip Andrew Krisko, 87, of Stoneboro, died Aug. 18, 2021.

Tommy Allen Thompson, Jr., 76, of Cochranton, died Aug. 18, 2021.

Dorothy L. King, 91, of Oak Ridge, died Aug. 18, 2021.

Barbara D. Michel, 84, of Hawthorn, died Aug. 18, 2021.

A. Joanne (Huggler) Roberts, 86, of Potomac Falls, Va., formerly of Marienville, died Aug. 17, 2021.

Rodney A. Bullman, 61 of Franklin, died Aug. 18, 2021.

Michael T. Fedorek, 69, of Oil City, died Aug. 20, 2021.

Sherman C. Hall, Jr., 85, of Oil City, died Aug. 19, 2021.

Brian Whitman, 53, of Oil City, died Aug. 20, 2021.

Ernest I. Yount, 82, of New Bethlehem, died Aug. 20, 2021.

Robert D. "Rob" Heal, Jr., 63, of Emlenton, died Aug. 21, 2021.

Judith E. Leadbetter, 86, of Cranberry, died Aug. 21, 2021.

Tammy Lynn Madden, 53, of Franklin, died Aug. 21, 2021.

Anita L. McLaine, 67, of Huckleberry Ridge, died Aug. 20, 2021.

Mason and Maverick Moon died Aug. 18, 2021.

George E. Strauser, Sr., 69, of Parker, formerly of Rimersburg, died Aug. 20, 2021.

Sandra Irene Decker, 75, of Titusville, died Aug. 21, 2021.

Charles T. "Chuck" May, Jr., 48, died Aug. 20, 2021.

Robert C. "Bob" George, Jr., 77, of Grove City, formerly of Clintonville, died Aug. 20, 2021.

Joan Walker Kaltenbaugh, 92, of Sandy Lake, died Aug. 21, 2021.

Ward "Butch" Kiser, Jr., died Aug. 19, 2021.

Stephen J. Troese, Sr., 82, died Aug. 18, 2021.

Barbara L. Brown, 81, of Warren, died Aug. 15, 2021.

Heidi M. Smail, 63, of Clarion, died Aug. 20, 2021.

Arthur J. Foster, 93, died Aug. 13, 2021.

Gordon R. Harrington, 88, of Amherst, Ohio, died Aug. 19, 2021.

Thomas G. “Tom” Ochs, 77, of Greenville, formerly of West Freedom, died Aug, 22, 2021.

Ann L. Tingue, 99, died Aug. 23, 2021.

John A. Porta, 77, of Tionesta, died Aug. 23, 2021.

Rick McBride, 57, of Clintonville, died Aug. 23, 2021.

Michael E. Redmond, 72, of Cooperstown, died Aug. 24, 2021.

George W. Snyder, Jr., 90, of Ft. Myers, Florida, formerly of Oil City, died Aug. 25, 2021.

Margaret “Peg” R. McDonald, 87, of Franklin, died Aug. 25, 2021.

Emma Jean Rankin Lindsey, 89, of Emlenton, died Aug. 25, 2021.

James S. Wice, Jr., 68, of Rockland, died Aug. 25, 2021.

Michael E. Redmond, 72, of Cooperstown, died August 24, 2021.

James L. Oakes, of Oil City, died Aug. 19, 2021.

Dolores J. Frantz, 81, of Oil City, died Aug. 26, 2021.

Ralph W. “Butch” Emery, 70, of Callensburg, died Aug. 24, 2021.

Kathryn Ann Glenn, 81, of Clarion, died Aug. 25, 2021.

James Ray Summerville, 89, of Clarion, formerly of Fryburg, died Aug. 27, 2021.

Kenneth Oliver Maurer, 93, of East Haven, Ct., formerly of Oil City, died Aug. 22, 2021.

Thomas M. Fornof, 65, of Oil City, died Aug. 26, 2021.

Phyllis Ann Snyder, 89, of Rockland, died Aug. 27, 2021.

L. Jean Griebel, 91, formerly of Miola, died Aug. 28, 2021.

Donald James Toy, 85, of New Bethlehem, died Aug. 29, 2021.

Gerald E. Dwyer, 82, of New Bethlehem, died Aug. 29, 2021.

Roxanne M. Culp, 62, of Shippenville, died Aug. 29, 2021.

Lydia Rose Skonieczny, 1, of Franklin, died Aug. 27, 2021.

John “Jack” Mogle died Aug. 28, 2021.

Jacqueline Sue “Jackie” Reed, 62, of Franklin, died Aug. 28, 2021.

Kathleen Sue Britton, 63, formerly of Oil City, died Aug. 31, 2021.

Geraldine Fern (Best) Bowser, 94, of Rimersburg, died Aug. 31, 2021.

Evelyn L. Dougherty, 93, died Aug. 31, 2021.

Mary Angeline “Angie” Pagliari, 103, of Rimersburg, died Aug. 31, 2021.

Judy A. Ray, 76, of Virginia Beach, formerly of Oil City, died Aug. 13, 2021.

Kimberly Shaffer-Brown died Aug. 19, 2021.

Marion Mae Suplee, 84, of Franklin, formerly of Lady Lake, Fla., died Aug. 30, 2021.

John McKenzie Otto, 77, of Nottoway, VA, formerly of Franklin, died Aug. 2, 2021.

Jack Zerby, 78, of Brevard, NC, died Aug. 17, 2021.

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DeBence Antique Music World will have free admission over Applefest weekend, showcasing several new developments at the museum.

SCHOLASTIC FOOTBALL: Brookville 40, Central Clarion 14; Slippery Rock 34, Grove City 7; Sharon 23, Oil City 0; Union/Allegheny-Clarion Valley 42, Otto-Eldred 0; Karns City 44, Moniteau 6; Cochranton 34, Eisenhower 13

Girls volleyball: Sharpsville 3, Oil City 0; Union 3, Cranberry 0; C-L 3, Venango Catholic 0; Keystone 3, Karns City 0; CLA 3, Victory Christian 2 Girls soccer: Warren 13, Oil City 0; Harbor Creek 6, Franklin 1 Girls tennis: Oil City 4, Greenville 1

SCHOLASTIC GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Grove City 3, Franklin 0; Oil City 3, Union 1; Keystone 3, Venango Catholic 0; Slippery Rock Homeschoolers 3, Christian Life Academy 0

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A multivehicle accident at the intersection of Route 322 and Route 38 in Rockland Township this morning has forced the closure of a portion of Route 322.

The Derrick and The News-Herald will not be published today due to the Labor Day holiday. In addition, the newspaper offices are closed.

A big crowd was on hand to watch the Franklin Knights football team take on visiting Fairview in their home opener on Friday night in a non-region matchup at the Franklin High School field.

FOOTBALL FINALS: Greenville 49, Lakeview 15; Northwestern 54, Maplewood 0; Titusville 18, Corry 0; Titusville 18, Corry 0; Redbank Valley 59, Otto-Eldred 6; Union/A-C Valley 77, Sheffield 0; Keystone 36, Port Allegany 30; Fairview 41, Franklin 7

HARRISBURG (AP) — Masks will be required in all Pennsylvania public and private schools, as well as child care facilities, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Tuesday, reversing course amid a statewide COVID-19 resurgence that is filling hospital beds just as students return to class.

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Interstate 80 eastbound is closed between exit 64 — Clarion/New Bethlehem Route 66 south —to Exit 70 Strattanville — Route 322 due to a camper rollover, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Both lanes are blocked near mile marker 70. Estimated reopen time is 1:15 but c…

Route 28 in Redbank Township is closed in both directions due to a crash, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The closure is between the intersection of Route 28 with Macadam Road, Shannondale Road and Dewey Road.

Children and their families flocked to the Oil City municipal swimming pool to cool off Monday as the summer season nears its end.

It was all about skips and stones on Saturday, as the Rock In River Festival returned to Franklin's Riverfront Park.

The Clarion/New Bethlehem eastbound ramp of Interstate 80 (exit 64) will be closed through Monday as part of an ongoing resurfacing project for I-80 in Clarion County.

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A team of about 12 cyclists will set out next weekend on a 100-mile bike ride from Oil City to Pittsburgh in honor of an Oil City native who was killed in Iraq in 2007.