The American Red Cross offers the following guidelines on staying safe during intense heat:

According to the American Red Cross, signs include hot, red skin, which may be dry or moist; changes in consciousness; vomiting and high body temperature.

HARRISBURG -Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported from Venango County on Thursday, according to the state Department of Health. The county, which has reported six additional cases since June 26, now has 23 total cases (16 confirmed and seven probable).

Brookfield Renewable has announced that an additional siren has been added at the Piney Hydropower plant in Clarion for public awareness of water releases.

MARIENVILLE - Allegheny National Forest is accepting public review and comment on the East Branch of the Tionesta Creek vegetation management project in Elk and McKean counties.

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Oil City fielded a number of baseball teams from the 1920s through the 1950s, and private clubs were often the sponsors. This photo, taken in 1931, shows the Inter-City League, Polish National Alliance Baseball Club. The jerseys note the PNA 905 Club in Oil City. While the players aren't spe…

The following deeds have been filed at the Clarion County Courthouse. Sale prices are listed except in the case of nominal amounts such as $1.

EAST BRADY - The Queenstown Hunt Club in East Brady became an educational center over the weekend when the North Central Chapter of Pheasants Forever hosted 21 women from across the state for "Women on the Wing."

Downtown Oil City property and business owners who are considering storefront improvement projects within the next two years may be eligible for a facade improvement grant of up to $5,000.

It was August 1960 when Oil City officials, worrying about the future of the community's worn and tattered North Side business district, agreed to launch a major urban renewal effort known as the Railroad Plaza Project, later simplified as the Plaza Project.

Oil City TOPS - Ten TOPS and four KOPS weighed in at the June 24 meeting of Oil City TOPS Chapter 0977.

HARRISBURG - The state Department of Health on Monday said one COVID-19 case attributed to Clarion County has been taken off the county's total number of cases. It now has 34 total cases, all of which are confirmed.

Oil Region Rising Indivisible wins award

Oil City Class of 1965

The Orpheum Theater at 216 Seneca St. in Oil City opened around 1906 and then went through a number of name changes, including The Princess in 1914, The Cameo in the early 1920s and finally, The Lyric, a few years later.

The Rockland High School annual reunion scheduled July 25 at Hoss's in Cranberry has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

HARRISBURG - The state on Saturday issued updated guidance on the return of activities, visitation and other events for residents in nursing homes, personal care homes, assisted living residences and private intermediate care facilities.

HARRISBURG - The state Department of Health on Sunday said Clarion County reported two additional confirmed cases of COVID-19, and Venango County on Saturday reported one new case.

The following deeds have been filed at the Clarion County Courthouse. Sale prices are listed except in the case of nominal amounts such as $1.

HARRISBURG - The state Department of Health on Friday said COVID-19 cases held steady for the 13th consecutive day in both Venango and Forest counties, and Clarion County cases held steady for the past three days.

Mineral Springs Park in Emlenton is said to be one of the region's hidden treasures.

93RD BIRTHDAY - Lucille McCool, a resident at The Caring Place in Franklin, will mark her 93rd birthday Tuesday, July 7. She was married to the late Donald McCool, and she is the mother of Connie (Gary) Moore of Tucson, Arizona; Carol (Roland) McCamey of Franklin; and Don (Lori) McCool of Fr…

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The Oil City Catholic Community festival that was scheduled July 23-25 during the Oil Heritage Festival has been canceled.