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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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