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And they're off

Runners race down Main Street at the start of the 42nd annual Butler Road Race on Saturday morning. The race is sponsored by Butler Health System.

6/24/2017 Local News 0 comments

Butler seeking contract changes

City firefighter talks planned

City council plans to negotiate with International Association of Firefighters Local 114 to make changes to the union's current bargaining agreement with the city.

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Stylists share time, tales with veterans

Tara Mueller, left, and Hillary Shields of Shear Heaven talk in the salon's main area. The stylists are part of a group from the business that gives free haircuts to veterans at VA Butler Healthcare's Community Living Center every six weeks.

BUTLER TWP — Tara Mueller of Shear Heaven has given thousands of haircuts throughout her years as a stylist and salon owner.

6/24/2017 Local News 0 comments

Town says goodbye to good jobs

Economic impact will be widespread

Indspec Chemical Corp. is officially closing in September. The loss of jobs will be felt throughout Petrolia and beyond.

PETROLIA — A sleepy little town woke up after the Indspec Chemical Corp., a cornerstone of the borough of Petrolia, announced in March that it would be closing its chemical production plant.

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Donaldson drops lawsuit against city, councilmen

Tom Donaldson

Butler Mayor Tom Donaldson announced at Thursday's city council meeting that he discontinued his lawsuit against the city, the four city council members, city firefighters Jim Kaufman and Donald...

6/23/2017 Local News 0 comments

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