Venango County News

Featured Local Job: CNC and Manual Machinists for All Shifts

| January 17, 2017
Featured Local Job: CNC and Manual Machinists for All Shifts

Extreme Machine and Fab., INC is hiring CNC and Manual Machinists for all shifts.

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Keystone SMILES AmeriCorps Puts Citizenship and Service in Action

| January 17, 2017
Keystone SMILES AmeriCorps Puts Citizenship and Service in Action

VENANGO CO., Pa. – AmeriCorps members and volunteers of Keystone SMILES AmeriCorps provided services to three local communities as part of MLK Day of Service. Keystone SMILES AmeriCorps today led over 70 volunteers in signatures project to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s at three service locations in Clarion and Venango Counties.

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Friends of the Flag Seek Honorary Veterans for Annual Flag Ride

| January 18, 2017
Friends of the Flag Seek Honorary Veterans for Annual Flag Ride

Friends of the Flag will hold its 20th Annual Flag Ride later this year, and this year they are using community participation for selecting the honorary veteran(s) to be recognized.

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Sawmill Center Names Hazlett Executive Director

| January 18, 2017
Sawmill Center Names Hazlett Executive Director

COOKSBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Karen Hazlett has been named the new executive director of the Cook Forest Sawmill Center for the Arts.

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Spaghetti Benefit Dinner for Family Who Lost Home in Fire Set for Saturday

| January 18, 2017

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT)  – There will be a spaghetti benefit dinner on Saturday, January 21, for a Vowinckel family who lost their home in a fire just before Christmas.

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Pennsylvania Teams Up with Ohio and Michigan to Form ‘Smart Belt Coalition’ for Self-Driving Vehicles

| January 18, 2017
Pennsylvania Teams Up with Ohio and Michigan to Form ‘Smart Belt Coalition’ for Self-Driving Vehicles

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) have formed the Smart Belt Coalition – a first-of-its-kind collaboration – with transportation agencies in Ohio and Michigan that will focus on automated and connected vehicle initiatives.

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Sponsored Content: Seidle’s Deals of the Week – Luxury at a Great Price!

| January 18, 2017
Sponsored Content: Seidle’s Deals of the Week – Luxury at a Great Price!

Tom Seidle’s featured deals at Seidle Chevrolet Buick GMC on East Main Street in Clarion.

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Tuesday’s High School Boys’ Basketball Roundup: Davis Helps Rocky Grove Avoid Upset at Mercer

| January 18, 2017
Tuesday’s High School Boys’ Basketball Roundup: Davis Helps Rocky Grove Avoid Upset at Mercer

MERCER, Pa. (EYT)– Tyler Davis scored nine of his game-high 24 points in the fourth quarter, as Rocky Grove rallied past Mercer on the road and avoided an upset to the Mustangs with a 57-53 win.

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Slippery Rock Women’s Hoops Sweeps Weekly PSAC West Awards

| January 18, 2017
Slippery Rock Women’s Hoops Sweeps Weekly PSAC West Awards

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Lexi Carpenter was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Western Division Athlete of the Week and Brooke Hinderliter was tabbed the PSAC West Freshman of the Week as the Slippery Rock University women’s basketball team swept the weekly conference awards, the league office announced Tuesday.

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Penn State Sets Homecoming and Military Appreciation Game for Nov. 11 vs. Rutgers

| January 18, 2017
Penn State Sets Homecoming and Military Appreciation Game for Nov. 11 vs. Rutgers

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The 2017 Penn State Homecoming Executive Committee and Penn State Military Appreciation Committee are pleased to announce that the 2017 Penn State Homecoming and Military Appreciation Weeks will be held Sunday, November 5 through Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017.

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Tuesday’s Local High School Basketball Scores

| January 18, 2017

Jan. 17 basketball scores.

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2-minute Drill: Brown Apologizes for Postgame Video

| January 18, 2017
2-minute Drill: Brown Apologizes for Postgame Video

Your daily regional sports update brought to you by the RRR Roadhouse.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Banana Brickle Muffins

| January 18, 2017

This recipe can be eaten at any meal or serve as a snack!

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Comically Incorrect: Non-Political Entity

| January 18, 2017
Comically Incorrect: Non-Political Entity

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Non-Political Entity.

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ClayToonz

| January 18, 2017
ClayToonz

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones.

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Oil City YMCA Adds Cardio Dance, Extreme Fit

| January 17, 2017
Oil City YMCA Adds Cardio Dance, Extreme Fit

OIL CITY, Pa. – The Oil City YMCA has added some exciting new classes to their group exercise schedule in February.

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State Police Seek Info on Forest County Criminal Mischief

| January 17, 2017
State Police Seek Info on Forest County Criminal Mischief

HICKORY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Marienville-based State Police are asking for the public’s help with a criminal mischief investigation.

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Police Release Details on Oil City Woman Accused of Retail Theft

| January 17, 2017
Police Release Details on Oil City Woman Accused of Retail Theft

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – According to the Franklin Police Department, a retail theft occurred at a grocery store located on Buffalo Street, in Franklin, Venango County.

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Cranberry Mall to Host Family Time Tuesday

| January 17, 2017
Cranberry Mall to Host Family Time Tuesday

CRANBERRY, Pa. (EYT) – The Cranberry Mall is hosting “Family Time Tuesday” on January 17.

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Next Step Therapy Blog: ‘Protect Your Children from Toxic People’

| January 17, 2017
Next Step Therapy Blog: ‘Protect Your Children from Toxic People’

Tracy Cowles, CEO and owner of Next Step Therapy, submitted the following article on verbal abuse:

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