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Rocky Grove Firefighter Makes Flaming Hot Proposal

Rocky Grove Firefighter Makes Flaming Hot Proposal

| February 14, 2019

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – What was supposed to be a simple get together with family and friends turned out to be a night Laurel Lovitt will never forget.

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Clarion County YMCA Membership Increases 33% With 900 New Members in One Week

Clarion County YMCA Membership Increases 33% With 900 New Members in One Week

| February 8, 2019

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – The new Clarion County YMCA expectations were surpassed with a 33% increase in new memberships in one week.

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New Clarion County YMCA Opens; ‘This Building Is Going to Change Lives’

New Clarion County YMCA Opens; ‘This Building Is Going to Change Lives’

| February 1, 2019

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – “We did it,” said Al Lander on Thursday morning to the audience at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new three-story Clarion County YMCA located at 499 Mayfield Road, just off Route 68 in Clarion.

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Hell Freezes Over: C-L and Clarion Area Agree to Football Co-Op But Some Questions Remain

Hell Freezes Over: C-L and Clarion Area Agree to Football Co-Op But Some Questions Remain

| January 17, 2019

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – The Clarion-Limestone School Board approved a cooperative football program between Clarion-Limestone, Clarion Area, and North Clarion at Tuesday night’s board meeting, but a new contract with the Clarion-Limestone Education Association has yet to be resolved.

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Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Farmers Inn

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Farmers Inn

| January 16, 2019

SIGEL, Pa. (EYT) – The Animal Legal Defense Fund has filed a lawsuit against Farmers Inn in Sigel claiming the popular local attraction is maintaining animals in squalid conditions in violation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and state animal cruelty laws.

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‘Little Brother’ Receives Kidney Donation from ‘Big Brother’

‘Little Brother’ Receives Kidney Donation from ‘Big Brother’

| January 14, 2019

CLARION, Pa. – Relationships made in a fraternity can last a lifetime. Sometimes they can even help save a life.

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Wilshire Column: Just Another Wall Without a Brick

Wilshire Column: Just Another Wall Without a Brick

| January 14, 2019

When I was looking for a topic for a column the other day, many ideas were tossed out to see what sticks to the wall.

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Permits Denied for Proposed Venango County Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Permits Denied for Proposed Venango County Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

| December 21, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health earlier this week issued 23 dispensary permits for Phase II of the medical marijuana program. Permits were denied for a dispensary in Clarion County and two dispensaries in Venango County.

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‘Big City People Have No Idea What We Have Out Here’

‘Big City People Have No Idea What We Have Out Here’

| December 16, 2018

KOSSUTH, Pa. (EYT) – Hunting stories were told in early December when brothers Denny Weaver, David Weaver, and Gary Weaver ended up together where they hunted over 50 years ago near Kossuth on the same property. Each of them came home with a deer.

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Clarion University President Pehrsson Stressing Strong Community Connection

Clarion University President Pehrsson Stressing Strong Community Connection

| December 11, 2018

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – It’s been a busy half year since Clarion University President Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson assumed the presidency on July 4, taking time to meet the community, staff, faculty, students, and alumni and also look at ways to grow enrollment, improve education, and better meet local needs.

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