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Titusville Herald (Newspaper) - April 6, 2015, Titusville, Pennsylvania The Cottis Fotune iterate Titusville a of the Oil Industry monday april 6,2015 established june 14, 1865. The first daily newspaper in the Pennsylvania Oil Region. Is cents Pope thousands Brave rain for easter in St. Peters Square by fran Cee do Emilio associated press Vatican City in an easter peace wish Pope Francis on sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran As an Opportunity to make the world safer while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya Yemen Syria Iraq Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa. Cautious Hope ran through Francis a Urbiet orbit easter message a kind of papal commentary on the state of the worlds affairs which he delivered from the Central Balcony of St. Peters Square. He had just celebrated mass in rain whipped St. Peters Square for tens of thousands of people who huddled under umbrellas or braved the downpour in thin plastic rain slickers. Easter Day is a so Beautiful and so ugly because of the rain Quot Francis said after mass about christianity a most important feast Day. He expressed thanks for the Flowers Pope Francis on sunday praised Progress toward peace in the recent International agreement with Iran. Which bedecked the Square and which were donated by the Netherlands but the Bright hues of the azaleas and other blossoms seemed muted by the Gray skies. Francis made his first Public comments about the recent framework for an Accord reached in Lausanne Switzerland and aimed at ensuring Iran does no to develop a nuclear weapon. A in Hope we entrust to the merciful lord the framework recently agreed to in Lausanne that it May be a definitive step toward a More secure and fraternal decrying the plenitude of weapons in the world in general Francis said Quot and we ask for peace for this world subjected to arms dealers who earn their living with the blood of men and he denounced a absurd bloodshed and All barbarous acts of violence in Libya convulsed by fighting fuelled by tribal and militia rivalries. He hoped a a common desire for peace would prevail in Yemen wracked by civil warfare. Francis prayed that the a Roar of arms May cease in Syria and Iraq and that peace would come in Africa for Nigeria South Sudan Sudan and Congo. He recalled the Young people Many of them targeted because they were christians killed last week in a kenyan University and lamented kidnappings by islamic extremists that have plagued parts of Africa including Nigeria. He also cited bloodshed closer to Home in Ukraine praying that the Eastern european nation would a rediscover peace and Hope thanks to the commitment of All interested government forces have been battling russian backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine months after a cease fire was proclaimed following International diplomatic efforts. On Good Friday Francis chastised the International Community for what he called the complicit silence about the killing of christians. On easter he prayed that god would alleviate a the suffering of so Many of our Brothers Perse see easter Page 3a a Gem in Fly Ashing world my a a 1 i. I urn a v a h re f t \ a a i Invar amp Al / v,7 v in. Am cd a a 2 St up tif -5% 2? 1 it a sett sett in _ a grate it a a ? a contributed photo Scott Mcallister tries to land a Trout in last year s inaugural Oil Creek classic Fly fishing tournament. This year s tournament is expected to draw a bigger turnout than in its first year with registration limited to 40 anglers. The tournament will be held june 5-6, on Oil Creek. The registration deadline is May 25. Registration open for second annual Oil Creek classic by Joshua Sterling there is Likely no greater resource More readily available for enjoyment in the Titusville area than the great outdoors found along the Oil Creek Valley. And it has been said Oil Creek itself is an anglers Paradise. With that in mind the second annual Oil Creek classic Fly Ashing tournament will hit the Waters running through Oil Creek state Park on june 5-6. The event is presented by the Titusville rotary club with corporate sponsorship coming from Oil Creek plastics of Titusville and welders Supply co., of Erie and others expected to join. The tournament weekend opens with Fly Ashing seminars Given by experts to prepare those looking to get into the sport with the knowledge they need to land a trophy. The pair of june 5 presentations will be Given along the Banks of Oil Creek on the grounds of Drake Well Park just South of Titusville. The Arst will feature Gary Kell federation of Fly Fisherman Cert aed master Fly casting instructor who will to Register visit the tournament s Facebook Page a Oil Creek classic a or the Titusville rotary club website at . Teach proper techniques of Fly Ashing. The second will feature de Bartlett a Well known local Fly tier who will give a presentation on his Craft. The tournament will get under Way As anglers Don their hip waders and head into the Waters on june 6 a a Date selected after organizers consulted the a. Fish and boat commission and state Park officials for the Best time to Benefit from Stream stocking schedules. So the Trout Are Likely to be jumping. Fishing will be held from 8 30 . To 5 p.m., with an hour break for lunch. All Ashing will take place within Oil Creek state Park with stretches of the water divided into zones. There Are four classes in this years tournament to give More participants the Chance at earning prizes. The categories Are youth beginner intermediate and advanced. Some of the prizes include Ashing rods reels and knives. Scoring will be based on measurement and Quantity with measuring done by a specialized tool that causes a minimal Impact on the Ash. There will be one controller for every two anglers. Included in the $125 entry fee water whippers will be fed a breakfast sponsored by Warners bakery lunch and dinner. There is a limit of around 40 participants this year with potential to increase the number in 2016. A portion of the proceeds will go toward the Titusville Middle schools held trip to the Chincoteague Bay Field station on Wallops Island a. Selected seventh and eighth graders will get to participate in a coastal ecology program a a three Day trip a giving them hands on experience with the biological physical environmental and chemical sciences. Rotarian and tournament chairman see classic Page 3 find us on Facebook i find us online faces Long Road to restore image after religious Law associated press Indianapolis Indiana tourism agencies Are rolling out campaigns emphasizing that everyone is Welcome but it might not be enough to quickly restore the states battered image after a backlash Over its religious objections Law. An uproar sparked by fears that the Law would allow discrimination against Gays and lesbians led a few convention organizers and performers to cancel events and some state and local governments to ban travel to the state last week. Revisions to the Laws language have eased some of the criticism but experts say the state could be dealing with a damaged reputation for years to come. In a sign that Indiana is still under close scrutiny hundreds of Gay rights supporters marched to the site of the Mcaa final four in Indianapolis on saturday As College basketball fans were arriving for the games. The marches called for the state to go further and enshrine in its civil rights Law Protection for Gays and lesbians. Chris Gahl vice president of visit indy the Lead promoter for Indianapolis said he has been in a full crisis Model since the juror erupted after gov. Mike Pence signed the Law late last month. Gahl said visit indy received More than 800 emails from people saying they were cancelling trips for events such As the Indianapolis 500 or choosing a different vacation destination. The Agency has been scrambling to prevent groups and businesses from either pulling out of negotiations for future conventions or cancelling upcoming events altogether. Two groups including the Public employee Union of some have cancelled conventions and Gahl said two others were on the Fence. He put the economic Impact of those events at a a healthy eight a what keeps us up at night is the fact that 75,000 people depend on tourism for a paycheck a Gahl said. A and if we done tall the City with conventions and visitors they done to the crisis Isnit confined to Indianapolis. Fort Wayne the states second largest City has had six National conventions express concerns about continuing business in Indiana. If ail six pulled out it would represent about $1.2 million in Revenue said Dan of Connell president and ceo of visit fort Wayne. Businesses say they be been inundated with emails from people asking for reassurance that they Are Welcome in Indiana or cancelling orders or plans. The famed French lick resort a hotel in an historic town in Southern Indiana issued a statement Friday saying it has a always been open and inclusive Quot and that the new Law wont change that. Traci Bratton owner of the Hoosier Candle company in Dayton about 50 Miles Northwest of Indianapolis said she a received emails from out of state customers who like her products but say they wont be bringing their business to Indiana because of the Law. A Hoosier hospitality has been thrown out the window Quot Bratton said. But the Impact is being most keenly Felt in Indianapolis which has earned National Praise for its transformation from a place once referred to As a snap town and a India no place to a vibrant Friendly City that used sports and a downtown Renaissance to land a super bowl and become a popular pit Stop in what was once called a flyover indy big data a tech convention slated for May has lost nine National sponsors including Amazon and clouders. Gen con the City a largest convention has a contract with the City until 2020, but Gahl said negotiations to extend the agreement for another ave years could fall through because of the outcry Over the Law. A departure of Gen con which brings in about $56 million each year would be a huge loss Gahl said. Even though lawmakers have revised the language of the religious objections Law to see Indiana Page 3 Index Contact us a. 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