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Titusville Herald (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Titusville, Pennsylvania Che cites Fotune feral Region advocates to discuss sustainability Oil Region Alliance sets three meetings for tuesday Herald Public input sessions Are scheduled at three locations on tuesday throughout the Oil Region on the topic of organizational sustainability. Discussion questions will focus on address ing How the Oil Region Alliance and the Oil Region National heritage area can fulfil the responsibilities of a Nha while gradually becoming less dependent on Federal financial assistance via the u. S. Department of the Interior in the next to years. The Public is Welcome to attend whichever meeting site is most convenient. On tuesday morning Drake Well museum in Titusville will Host a to . Session. At 2 30 p.m., another Public meeting will Convene in room too of the Venango county courthouse Annex in Franklin. Emlenton a Crawford Center will be the location for the tuesday evening session which begins at 7 p.m., in the auditorium of that building. Jim Klein of the consulting firm Lanier Klein landscape architects of Alexandria va., will Lead tuesdays discussions. Using information provided during these Public meetings and gathered by personnel of the Oil Region Alliance the consulting firm will prepare an Oil Region National heritage area sustainability plan. He will return to the area on nov. To to deliver at another Public meeting the preliminary findings and recommendations contained in that draft plan which the Ora Board of directors will consider for action by the end of december so that its recommendations May be reflected in the subsequent work plan and budget for Ora for Calendar year 2016. Funding for this planning Endeavor is being provided by the National Park service matched by the Bureau of recreation and conservation within the a. Department of conservation and natural resources plus private sector match by the Oil Region Alliance. For More information or to provide comments if unable to attend the meetings in person Contact Oral a vice president for heritage development mrs. Marilyn Black 814 677-3152, ext. 105, Black Oil Region. Org. Inside Ora inviting volunteers to help paint the Coal Oil Johnny House Page 2 monday August 31,2015 established june 14,1865. The first daily newspaper in the Pennsylvania Oil Region. 75 cents Low a regulations threaten indy Oil producers by Katelyn Farral Pittsburgh Tribune review apr under a canopy of leaves in the Allegheny National Forest Larry Schrott pumps Oil the Way it was done in the 19th Century. He heaves the1 wheel of his 1901 rotary engine Forward it roars pauses then seems to burp called a a hit and the engine Powers a Jack a few Yards away that pulls Oil from a Well drilled More than 75 years ago. Its cadence is music to him. A its just something i enjoy doing a said Schrott 73, of West Mifflin. A a it a something in be been interested in my whole Schrott is one of 5,618 Active Independent producers who Oil much the Way Edwin Drake first did in 1859. Drakes Well in Titusville launched Pennsylvania As a Petroleum powerhouse by producing Pennsylvania Grade crude a distinctly Slick paraffin based Oil that led to the invention of synthetic fibres plastics cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Penn Grade crude is a Yellowish More transparent Oil a a different variety than what a imported from the Middle East and Canada to make gasoline. These Small producers Are tied to Pennsylvania a legacy Industry More by passion than profit. Weekend work instead of fishing or Hunting Schrott spends every weekend he can at the Wells. The six acres surrounding his Cabin once were a thriving town called Parrish. When the town dissolved the area was Home to one of the first Federal civilian conservation corps Camps and a place where German prisoners of War Laboured during world War ii. Schrott�?T8 weekends Here began after the War when As a child growing up in Pittsburgh a Lincoln Lemington neighbourhood he went up to his grandfathers Cabin which now sits behind his own. His grandfathers neighbor ran some Wells. Schrott began helping to them in 1974, and in 1990 he bought them and the requisite tools and engines. He formed Parrish Oil inc. To Register the Wells with the state. The oldest Well was see Oil Page 3 Painter search leads to View of Northwest Pennsylvania by John Oyler Pittsburgh Tribune review apr we Are looking for someone to paint the outside of our cottage at Conneaut Lake. Zatsick a Golden Dawn super Market in Conneaut Lake has a bulletin Board covered with business cards and Small advertising fliers attached by push pins a Good source of leads when one is looking for someone to perform Odd jobs. I did no to find any painters there so i picked up a copy of the area shopper a 24-Page Page advertising supplement distributed weekly throughout Northwestern Pennsylvania. The area shoppers Content is an accurate representation of the culture of the Region it serves. In Many respects the area shopper will be a valuable resource for future researchers trying to understand How people lived in Northwestern Pennsylvania in the Early 21st Century. The first thing a Reader notices is the importance of auctions for Ordinary folks in this area. Typically there Are about 30 auctions advertised equally divided Between real estate auctions and general auctions where a wide variety of individual items is offered running the Gamut from trivial items a boxes of Christmas decorations a to major pieces of farm equipment a a horse drawn Columbus freight Wagon. Among the items that attracted my attention were a Lionel train set Cap guns a pedal Grindstone a Marx electric car and a Bow tech Diamond compound Bow. Its a Good thing we Are in a downsizing Mode these Days. Some of the real estate auctions Are for businesses a Laurie a country Kitchen in Polk and the Comer cafe in Meadville. The importance of farming in the area is highlighted by auctions of entire farms and of significant farm equip a ment. This weeks edition had six ads for horses a How about a 6-year-old Standard bred gelding for $4,500 firm there also were three ads for blueberries a $4.50 a Pound boxed or $1.75 a Pound a you i wonder How Long it takes to pick a Pound of blueberries. There also was a help wanted and for Blueberry pickers at $10 see View Page 3 Home away from Home Herald photos i Stella Ruggiero Denuel Jerba a Pitt Titusville orientation Leader joined other students in helping with saturday s opening convocation ceremony. Up welcomes incoming class of nearly 180 the president of the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville on saturday presented goals for this years new students and a surefire action plan to achieve them. Or. Livingston Alexander president of Pitt Titusville and also Pitt Bradford told the students gathered in Henne auditorium saturday afternoon for opening convocation that he wants them to a regard this Campus As a wonderful Home away from according to several Pitt Titusville leaders the incoming class totals nearly 180 students. The number of freshmen is slightly lower than last year according to Cricket Wencil Tracey assistant to the executive director of enrolment management. She said this is the Case at the other Pitt Branch campuses As Well. T in his remarks Alexander said he knows some students Start the year worried about their weaknesses and Are already convinced they re going to flunk out. He assured anyone feeling this Way that Pitt Titusville admitted them because the University was confident they were capable of succeeding. He Laid out simple but firm goals for the year envision Success go to class earn the Best grades possible join at least one student organization Complete freshmen year and return for Sophomore year. To achieve these goals he told the freshmen they needed an action plan and that plan starts with selecting a major As soon As possible and then meeting with an adviser to figure out the quickest Way possible to graduate. He urged students to take As Many credit hours As they could handle. He also advised students to take advantage of any financial Aid available to them and to seek it in a timely fashion. After presenting his plan for student Success Alexander bluntly talked about what not to do. Pitt Titusville faculty member Larry Carr visits with Morgan Pittinger president of the student government association after saturday s pening convocation. He warned against Binge drinking drugs skipping class and not getting enough rest. After a year of attention on sexual abuse cases on campuses across the nation Alexander included the Issue in his speech warning students not to pressure anyone to have sex. In a moment of Candor he said that no one who comes to College wants to leave with a drinking problem or on a sex offender registry. He also urged anyone having any kind of personal problem to seek help from Campus Counselor. The reason for the opening convocation gathering he told students was to a assure you that you re not alone As you begin your new class starts today. Find us on Facebook in Iii unit ii w find us online Index classifieds.9 comics.8 community.2 help.5 opinion.4 sports.6 vital statistics .3 �?�97113 6401 Contact us the Titusville Herald 209 w. Spring st., Titusville pa., 16354 phone 814 827-3634 online a mall news a Titus Villehr Ald. Com a. 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