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Playground weather is back

Temperatures Tuesday on the second day of spring may not have felt particularly high given the intermittently balmy past several weeks, but… Read more

Frustrations mount in Cranberry effort to attract senior living facility

Members of the Cranberry Township Economic Development Committee are frustrated with their lack of success in sparking interest from develo… Read more

Firm gets extensions for ongoing work at OC's 100 Seneca project

More updates on the progress of the 100 Seneca project in downtown Oil City were presented Tuesday’s at the Venango County Economic Develop… Read more

C&S Hardware in Oil City to close

There was a vision when Chris and Speedy Ewing opened C&S Hardware in Oil City — a one-stop shop for locals to complete their home proj… Read more



Japanese beating Americans in baseball is must-see viewing

Japanese television stuck to its live coverage from Miami for almost two hours after Japan beat the United States 3-2 to win the World Baseball Classic. This was must-see viewing. Shohei Ohtani striking out Los Angeles Angels teammate Mike Trout on a pitch away to end the game was replayed repeatedly between player interviews, beer-sprayed clubhouse interludes, and the tradition of team members tossing the winning manager and players into the air. The country’s top circulating newspaper Yomiuri rolled out a special Wednesday afternoon edition for commuters, usually reserved for serious matters of state, or late-breaking election news. The headline read in Japanese: “Japan, the World's No. 1." Read more


Oil City's bats quiet in 5-3 loss to Fairview

Patience was Oil City’s best offense on Tuesday as the Oilers coaxed seven walks against visiting Fairview in non-region baseball action, b… Read more


Japan tops U.S. for WBC championship

Shohei Ohtani emerged from the bullpen and fanned Los Angeles Angels teammate Mike Trout for the final out in a matchup the whole baseball world wanted to see, leading Japan over the defending champion United States 3-2 for its first World Baseball Classic title since 2009. Ohtani, the two-way star who has captivated fans across two continents, beat out an infield single in the seventh inning as a designated hitter, then walked down the left-field line to Japan’s bullpen to warm up for his third mound appearance of the tournament. Trout, the U.S. captain and a three-time MVP, struck out on a full-count pitch. Read more


Rockets pull away late for first win

NORTH EAST — Mason Titus, Kasen Neely and Hunter Thomas stroked two hits apiece and Titusville used a 10-run sixth inning to break away for… Read more

Police / Fire / Courts

Police & Fire Calls - March 22

Man accused of stealing, crashing vehicle Read more

Police & Fire Calls - March 20

Crash in Oakland Township Read more

2 men charged for Franklin Kwik Fill theft

Two Franklin men are facing charges of retail theft after one of them created a diversion while the other stole items from a Kwik Fill. Read more


LETTER: Don't count on Republicans to make good on a promise

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COLUMN: A single sentence in Fox News lawsuit portends campaign violations

Buried deep in the newly released, 197-page filing by Dominion Voting Systems in its mammoth $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox Ne… Read more

COLUMN: Fox News’ 2020 election reporting was fair and balanced

In recent weeks, Fox News has come under increased scrutiny concerning its coverage of the 2020 election because some of its hosts question… Read more



Catherine L. Schrecengost

Catherine L. Schrecengost, 80, of Shippenville, passed away at 2:50 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at the Clarion Hospital ICU following a… Read more


Lawrence 'Larry' Benedict Gatesman Jr.

Well-known former local businessman, Lawrence (Larry) Benedict Gatesman Jr., passed away March 21st, 2023 after a fiercely fought seven-yea… Read more


Ronald E. Kerr

Ronald E. Kerr, 88, of Titusville, passed away Monday evening March 20, 2023 at the Titusville Area Hospital following an extended illness. Read more

Weather Today for Oil City, PA

Heavy snow


51° 45°

Cloud Coverage:96%
Wind:S at 11 mph
Chance of Rain:30%
UV Index:2 Low
Sunrise:07:19:18 AM
Sunset:07:33:16 PM

This Week's Forecast for Oil City, PA

Heavy snowWed
30%51° 45°
Heavy rainThu
91%58° 33°
17%49° 39°
Heavy rainSat
96%60° 34°
Partly cloudySun
20%52° 34°
Scattered showersMon
44%50° 33°
Heavy snowTue
43%43° 25°

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