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A-C Valley Varsity Cheerleading Squad Wins District IX Championship

A-C Valley Varsity Cheer Squad

The Allegheny-Clarion Valley Varsity Cheer Squad was awarded the title of District IX Champions at the Competitive Spirit Competition held on January 10th at the Dubois Jr./Sr. High School. This earned them the opportunity to proudly represent the top seed for District IX in the PIAA State Cheer Championship. The State Championship will be held on January 23rd & 24th at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA.


Codorus Eagles

Streaming video available at Game Commission’s website.

The eagle cam is back, and better than ever.

After a successful pilot run in 2014, the Pennsylvania Game Commission today launched its new live stream from a bald-eagle nest, hopefully just in time for viewers to see the laying of the nesting pair’s first egg.

The 2015 live stream differs from last year’s in a number of ways

(Caption: The camera recently installed in the treetops at Codorus State Park already has captured stunning images of the pair of bald eagles nesting there)

Snow Squalls an Unpredictable Winter Hazard ~ PennDOT Urges Motorists to Slow Down in Squalls


PennDOT Reduces Speed Limits on Several Area Roadways
Due to the severity of the winter storm, PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on several roadways in northwest Pennsylvania.
PennDOT is urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel but those who must head out will see speeds reduced to 45 mph on the following highways:
Interstate 90,
Interstate 79,
and Interstate 80.

Drake Well Museum Presents - Something More Saturdays

Drake Oil Well

“Drake Well Museum Presents Something More Saturdays”

Scholarships Available - Starting - January 15th, 2015


Please mark your calendars
Providing scholarships and the opportunity for students to further their education after high school is a component of service that Bridge Builders Community Foundations provides to students in our area. Last year Bridge Builders Community Foundations granted over $175,000 in scholarships to students in our area.


Oil City First Night - 2015

This year’s always popular First Night® Oil City will once again offer attendees a wide variety of outstanding entertainment complemented by two fireworks displays; a “Gusher Fireworks” display at 7:00 p.m. and a “Midnight Burst” will occur at midnight. The action packed family-oriented non-alcoholic celebration also will include outdoor bonfires at Justus Park and Central Avenue Plaza that are built by the City’s Public Works Department, with the Boy Scouts providing the wood and tending the fires.

Crawford Family Historical Marker

Crawford Family Historical Marker

Dedicated on November 12 in Emlenton

On Wednesday afternoon, November 12, a new tall blue/gold historical marker recognizing “The Crawford Family” was dedicated in Emlenton in a ceremony at the Emlenton Presbyterian Church. The marker was installed in the lawn of the church, located at 508 Main Street in downtown Emlenton in southern Venango County.

Bishop Persico leads prayers for church vocations Tuesday

Erie Diocese Shield

The public is invited to St. Michael Church, 811 Chestnut St., Emlenton on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m., to spend an hour in prayerful adoration before the Eucharist, asking that more people respond to the call to serve as priests, deacons and sisters. Father Bill Barron, pastor of St. Michael Parish, will participate in the evening, which is being held as part of National Vocations Awareness Week, Nov. 2-9.

Voting information Project


The Voting Informatin Project (VIP) uses an open format to make election data available and accessible, bringing cutting edge technology to ensure that all eligible Americans have the information they need to cast a ballot.

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