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HARRISBURG – A bill to close a loophole to make sure that disgraced lawmakers and public employees can’t keep their pensions when their convicted of serious crimes is heading to the governor’s desk.


VERNON TOWNSHIP — NuTec Tooling Systems Inc. will be under new ownership as of next month, but everything else will remain the same, according to the new owner.


It took New Castle police and assisting departments only a few hours to identify Isaiah Randall "Izzo" Angry Jr. of Linesville as a suspect in the Thursday morning shooting death of Todd Rae Walker, 32, of 1014 Glenn Ave.


STONEBORO — A Stoneboro man is in jail on charges that he assaulted and raped a woman in his home.

The Meadville-Western Crawford County Chamber of Commerce has extended the deadline applications are due for the Gov. Raymond P. Shafer Award for Distinguished Community Service and the Chamber’s Diamond Awards.


Life in a retirement community can mean the beginning of new avenues of creativity and can further fuel artistic passions that were never before the center of attention, according to both residents and officials at Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community.

LINESVILLE — It has been a little more than a week since Gregory S. Mayle, serving probation for simple assault and paying off debt through Chapter 13 personal bankruptcy protection, was renewed by Conneaut School Board for another five years as the district business manager.

Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records has granted The Meadville Tribune's Right To Know request for information about which Titusville Police Department officers were on duty in connection with a high-speed police chase in late January in which an officer fired upon a suspect's vehicle.

In separate meetings Wednesday, Meadville City Council and the board that oversees Meadville Area Water Authority both unanimously approved resolutions to extend MAWA’s charter by 12 years to accommodate a 30-year state loan to the authority.


HARRISBURG – The number of statewide groups expressing reservations about legalizing recreational marijuana for adults is growing, even as Lt. Gov. John Fetterman continues his 67-county listening tour seeking input from commonwealth residents.

PENNCREST School District students are gearing up to schedule for classes once again. But this year, they might notice some changes to the courses of study and requirements for the 2019-20 school year.

RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP — Damage was minimal in a mobile home fire along Beauchat Road in eastern Crawford County this morning, and a dog that was inside during the incident was unharmed.


HARRISBURG – Minors who attempt to buy vaping products or get caught with e-cigarettes at school could face criminal charges under legislation moving at the state Capitol.

Many look forward to retiring as soon as possible and dream of years of leisure. Nancy Sheridan, on the other hand, is the opposite.

STEUBEN TOWNSHIP — Fire ripped through a residential garage in eastern Crawford County Sunday afternoon, leveling the building, damaging the adjacent home and sending the homeowner to the hospital.

Over the past few months in Ashtabula County, several public officials in local governments have found themselves entangled in ethical dilemmas that could have been avoided had they followed — or known — the law.

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