Venango County News

Oil City YMCA to Host Gymnastics Open House with Olympic Theme

| January 27, 2020
Oil City YMCA to Host Gymnastics Open House with Olympic Theme

OIL CITY, Pa. – The Oil City YMCA will host a Gymnastics Open House for all children interested in any level of gymnastics on Monday, February 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the gymnasium.

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Oil City Police Seeking Information on Threat Made at Oil City High School Dance

| January 26, 2020
Oil City Police Seeking Information on Threat Made at Oil City High School Dance

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – The Oil City Police Department is asking the public for information regarding a threat that was made on Saturday evening at the Oil City High School dance.

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Police Warn of Suspicious Man in Venango County

| January 25, 2020
Police Warn of Suspicious Man in Venango County

ROCKY GROVE, Pa. (EYT) – Authorities are seeking information on a suspicious man who was reportedly going door-to-door in the Venango County area on Friday.

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North Clarion Girls, ECC Boys Remain No. 1 in Jan. 27 D9Sports.com Hoop Rankings

| January 27, 2020
North Clarion Girls, ECC Boys Remain No. 1 in Jan. 27 D9Sports.com Hoop Rankings

CLARION, Pa. (D9Sports) – The North Clarion girls and Elk County Catholic boys continue to roll along unbeaten in 2020, and because of that they continue to stay on top of the Jan. 27, 2020 D9Sports.com District 9 Basketball Rankings Powered by the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg for the fourth straight week.

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Clarion U. Wrestling Falls to Old Dominion

| January 27, 2020
Clarion U. Wrestling Falls to Old Dominion

CLARION, Pa. – Celebrating both their seniors as well as their alumni from the 1970s, the Golden Eagle wrestling team came up short against the Old Dominion Monarchs, dropping a 25-9 decision in Tippin Gymnasium.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Stuffed Pasta Shells

| January 27, 2020
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Stuffed Pasta Shells

Serve this one-dish recipe with garlic toast!

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ClayToonz: Smearing 1999

| January 27, 2020
ClayToonz: Smearing 1999

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Smearing 1999.

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Deer Creek Winery to Host Sunday Afternoon Entertainment with Bad Hat Daddy O’s

| January 26, 2020
Deer Creek Winery to Host Sunday Afternoon Entertainment with Bad Hat Daddy O’s

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Deer Creek Winery is hosting live entertainment on Sunday afternoon.

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Man Accused of Theft of Motorcycle from Garage in Sugarcreek Borough Held for Court

| January 26, 2020
Man Accused of Theft of Motorcycle from Garage in Sugarcreek Borough Held for Court

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man was held for court on Wednesday on felony burglary and related charges in relation to the the theft of a motorcycle from a garage in the Sugarcreek Borough area.

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Oil City Man Accused of Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana, Corruption of Minors

| January 26, 2020
Oil City Man Accused of Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana, Corruption of Minors

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is facing charges after he was caught driving under the influence of marijuana with a minor in the vehicle.

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SPONSORED: Have Your Custom Trailer from J&J Trailer Sales in Time for Spring

| January 26, 2020
SPONSORED: Have Your Custom Trailer from J&J Trailer Sales in Time for Spring

Order your new CarMate trailer from J&J Trailer Sales this week to ensure delivery by spring!

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Parole Absconder Busted in Possession of Meth, Marijuana Waives Hearing

| January 26, 2020
Parole Absconder Busted in Possession of Meth, Marijuana Waives Hearing

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man accused of possessing methamphetamine and marijuana waived his hearing in court on Wednesday.

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James, Hutchinson Congratulate Mitch-Hill Dairy Farm on Receiving $50,000 State Grant

| January 26, 2020
James, Hutchinson Congratulate Mitch-Hill Dairy Farm on Receiving $50,000 State Grant

PINEGROVE TWP., Pa. – State Representative Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) and Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-Butler/Clarion/Forest/Venango/Warren) announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) recently met and approved a $50,000.00 grant to assist Mitch-Hill Dairy Farm with the creation of an on-farm milk processing facility.

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Column: The Groundhog’s Last Plane Ride

| January 26, 2020
Column: The Groundhog’s Last Plane Ride

Punxsutawney Phil is coming out soon to see or not see his shadow on his big day.

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Governor Wolf Announces PA Innovation Plan Proposal

| January 26, 2020
Governor Wolf Announces PA Innovation Plan Proposal

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf on Friday announced an ambitious budget proposal to fuel innovation across Pennsylvania, making the commonwealth a national competitor in attracting and retaining entrepreneurs and startups through strategic funding and community support.

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License Sales Up After Saturday Deer Opener

| January 26, 2020
License Sales Up After Saturday Deer Opener

HARRISBURG, Pa. – When the Pennsylvania Game Commission last year opted to move the opening day of the firearms deer season to Saturday, the decision was based in part on the conclusion it would enable more hunters to participate, and it was the best thing to do for the future of Pennsylvania hunting.

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Anglers Encouraged to Keep Safety in Mind When Ice Fishing

| January 26, 2020
Anglers Encouraged to Keep Safety in Mind When Ice Fishing

HARRISBURG, Pa. – After several consecutive days of below freezing overnight temperatures across Pennsylvania, conditions on many lakes and ponds have become suitable for ice fishing.

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The Medical Minute: Trying to Quit Smoking? Don’t Go It Alone

| January 26, 2020
The Medical Minute: Trying to Quit Smoking? Don’t Go It Alone

HERSHEY, Pa. – We live in an era of self-empowerment. But, when it comes to quitting smoking, going it alone isn’t the best approach.

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Strong Second Quarter Helps Franklin Boys Beat Conneaut

| January 26, 2020
Strong Second Quarter Helps Franklin Boys Beat Conneaut

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Outscoring visiting Conneaut by seven in the second quarter, Franklin went on to beat the Eagles, 72-63, Saturday.

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No. 7 IUP Men Outlast Clarion’s Upset Bid

| January 26, 2020
No. 7 IUP Men Outlast Clarion’s Upset Bid

INDIANA, Pa. – Senior guard Malik Miller finished with a career-high 27 points to lead seventh-ranked IUP men’s basketball to an 82-71 victory over upset-minded Clarion Saturday night at the Kovalchick Complex.

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Nationally-Ranked IUP Women Too Much For Clarion

| January 26, 2020
Nationally-Ranked IUP Women Too Much For Clarion

INDIANA, Pa. – Courtney Alexander came off the bench to score 20 points as the sixth-ranked IUP women’s basketball team overcame a sluggish start for an 82-50 victory over visiting Clarion Saturday at the Kovalchick Complex.

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Saturday’s District 9/Venango County Basketball Scores

| January 26, 2020

Jan. 25 basketball scores.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Cherry Almond Snowdrops

| January 26, 2020
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Cherry Almond Snowdrops

These tasty cookies are perfect for an afternoon snack!

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Comically Incorrect: Into the Abstract

| January 26, 2020
Comically Incorrect: Into the Abstract

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Into the Abstract.

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ClayToonz: Trump’s Starr Defense

| January 26, 2020
ClayToonz: Trump’s Starr Defense

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Trump’s Starr Defense.

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