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Lots of action in OC

Things were jumping Tuesday at the Oil City High School athletic complex as the Oilers' baseball, softball, tennis and track teams were all… Read more


Officer guilty of all charges

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to th… Read more


Powell's mesh mask could end pre-trial release

A Mercer County woman charged for her role in the U.S. Capitol riot was ordered by a federal judge on Friday to explain why her pre-trial r… Read more

Expert says painted ceiling in OC worth saving

The Venango County Economic Development Authority heard from a preservation expert Tuesday about restoration options for the painted ceilin… Read more




Penguins hang on to nip Devils, 7-6

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jeff Carter picked up his first goal in Pittsburgh as part of a first-period deluge and the Penguins held on for a 7-6 vi… Read more

Steelers sign coach Mike Tomlin to 3-year contract extension

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Mike Tomlin wants to be part of the post-Ben Roethlisberger era in Pittsburgh. Read more


Franklin boys, OC girls remain perfect

MEADVILLE - Led by four-event winner Connor Nightingale, Franklin's boys track and field team remained undefeated on Tuesday after rolling … Read more

Police / Fire / Courts

Cranberry porch fire

Venango County 911 said a small fire was reported Monday at a Cranberry Township home. Read more

Car hits bus in OC

Venango County 911 said a two-vehicle crash was reported Monday in Oil City. Read more

Strattanville man faces drug charges

A Strattanville man who is already facing numerous charges in Clarion County is now facing drug charges in Venango County. Read more


COLUMN: Demand for livable planet is valid

The past year was the one during which the climate crisis came to my doorstep - again. Read more

COLUMN: We must realize free market power

When a quarterback leads his team to the Super Bowl, he usually says something along the lines of, "We're glad we made it this far, but we'… Read more

LETTER: Current photo ID would rectify voter issues

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Carol V. (Bowser) Davis

Carol V. (Bowser) Davis passed away very peacefully Thursday, April 15, 2021. Read more


Edith May Deitz

Edith May Deitz of Reidsburg, Clarion County, went home to her Lord Monday evening April 19, 2021. Read more


Herbert Conrad Klinger

Herbert Conrad Klinger, 77, of Hamilton, (Punxsutawney area) went home to heaven on March 12, 2021. Herb passed away in the hospital after … Read more

Weather Today for Oil City, PA

Heavy snow


39° 26°

Snow early. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the mid 20s.

Cloud Coverage:91%
Wind:NW at 17 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:4 Moderate
Sunrise:06:29:20 AM
Sunset:08:05:59 PM

This Week's Forecast for Oil City, PA

Heavy snowWed
90%39° 26°
15%44° 31°
Partly cloudyFri
3%59° 36°
Heavy rain nightSat
68%60° 44°
38%50° 33°
Partly cloudyMon
3%59° 42°
Mostly clearTue
3%76° 53°

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