LINESVILLE — Nearly $776,000 in state funds will allow Linesville to replace more than a half-mile of cast iron water pipeline that contains lead and make service connections along it.
Meadville City Council has gone on record against Allegheny College from potentially tearing four homes the college owns on Prospect Street. Residents in the area also are opposed.
SADSBURY TOWNSHIP — First place in the 2021 Bass Classic held Friday on Conneaut Lake went to Ben Lipiec and Eric Anderson. The team took in eight fish for a total weight of 20.9 pounds.
Meadville Police Department's search remains active for a city teenager wanted on homicide charges for a shooting nearly three weeks ago.
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Speed still is restricted on Conneaut Lake by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission due to the lake’s high water level, and high water levels at Pymatuning State Park continue to create swift and hazardous conditions on the Shenango River below the lake’s dam.
OIL CREEK TOWNSHIP — The bridge that carries North Perry Street over Thompson Run in Oil Creek Township, Crawford County has reopened, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
A Meadville resource known for helping people, many of whom are setting up a new place of residence, is now looking for a new home itself.
National Fuel wants to cut rates for all its natural gas customers in Pennsylvania through a one-time bill credit plus a rate reduction for the next five years.
It was an evening full of turnover for Meadville City Council on Wednesday as the sale of the former city hall was authorized, a new interim city manager was selected, and a former finance director was temporarily rehired.
Ten emergency responder organizations in Crawford County have received funding from a grant program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — After being closed for more than a year, the bridge that carries Route 6 (Main Street) over French Creek in Cambridge Springs has finally reopened.
CONNEAUT TOWNSHIP — Beaver Center Road (Route 4001) will be closed to through traffic in Conneaut Township from Aug. 2 to Sept. 10, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Thursday.
A Meadville man has been sentenced to serve a total of four and a half to 13 years in state prison stemming from multiple crimes he admitted to committing in Crawford County in 2020.
MERCER — More than 22 pounds of fentanyl with a street value of around $1.8 million was found by Pennsylvania State Police during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in eastern Mercer County.
SADSBURY TOWNSHIP — The 17th annual United Way of Western Crawford County Bass Classic takes place at Conneaut Lake on Friday. About 30 two-person teams will launch from the dock of the Iroquois Boating and Fishing Club at 6:45 a.m.
ERIE — National Fuel wants to cut rates for all its natural gas customers in Pennsylvania through a one-time bill credit plus a rate reduction for the next five years.
When rising ninth-grader Jadin Robinson decided to participate in a summer enrichment program at Meadville Area Middle School, she figured it would give her something to do while school was out and offer a chance for some of the hands-on learning that she prefers.
A former Crawford County jail warden who filed a lawsuit against the county claiming he was forced out of his job in 2019 apparently has settled the case.
TITUSVILLE — A $42,000-plus state grant will help install more than 1,500 feet of natural gas pipeline within the Titusville Opportunity Park.
VERNON TOWNSHIP — Meadville Area Water Authority (MAWA) customers may not have noticed any change in their water supply last week, but that doesn’t mean things were entirely normal at the pump station serving much of the city.
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — A possible tax increase, money from the American Rescue Plan and a public seating/art space were a few of the topics discussed during Cambridge Springs Borough Council’s meeting on Monday.
HAYFIELD TOWNSHIP — PENNCREST School Board is accepting letters of interest until July 30 at 4 p.m. from members of the public looking to fill the vacated seat of Mark Gerow, who resigned on July 14 for medical reasons.
PITTSBURGH — The Salvation Army Western PA Division announced Wednesday that it is rebranding its annual Treasures for Children program to unify with the national Angel Tree program.
The land sits between the northbound lanes of Interstate 79 and Rogers Ferry Road: Shaped like an irregular pie slice with rectangular bites taken out of its northern border, where a few houses line the road, the property extends south a half-mile to where its southern edge resembles an intr…
TITUSVILLE — Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Legislative Service Deputy Director Tammy Barlet testified last week before the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health regarding several pieces of pending legislation.
In the end, Meadville did not have to look far to find a buyer for its former city hall building. Meadville Medical Center announced Monday that it was making an offer through one of its subsidiaries to buy 984 Water St.
CONNEAUT LAKE — The Conneaut Lake Community Development Committee, which has spearheaded a $4 million revitalization project in downtown Conneaut Lake, no longer will be working on such efforts in the borough.
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has restricted speeds on Conneaut Lake temporarily due to the lake's high water level, and high water levels at Pymatuning State Park will mean swift and hazardous conditions on the Shenango River below the lake's dam.
HARRISBURG -- Despite casinos being closed for weeks due to pandemic restrictions, the state’s gambling industry had a record-breaking year in 2020-2021, fueled by online gambling, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced Monday.
Governor Tom Wolf joined lawmakers and advocates for early childhood education Monday to tout the benefits of a $30 million boost in funding for Pre-K Counts and Head Start programs included in the 2021-2022 state budget.
The vice president of PENNCREST School Board has filed a libel lawsuit against a fellow board member seeking $30,000 in damages.
Interim City Manager Gary Johnson is leaving his temporary position to return exclusively to the several roles he played before taking over the city’s top job.
The search continues for a Meadville teenager wanted on homicide charges as well as another man sought as a robbery suspect, according to Meadville Police Department.
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Betty Askey, passed away Friday, July 23, 2021 at Meadville Medical Center. She was one of the last charter members of the Christ Lutheran Church in Springboro. She was the most loving, best MOM to her family. She is survived by four children—Debra (Pete), Ron (Kim), Doug (Rita) and Rick (Mi…