Venango County News

PA House Approves Resolutions to Address Workplace Harassment, Misconduct Coauthored by Oberlander

| June 20, 2018
PA House Approves Resolutions to Address Workplace Harassment, Misconduct Coauthored by Oberlander

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Monday, June 18, the Pennsylvania House of Representative approved two resolutions, authored by Representatives Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery), and Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), to further safeguard employees and any individual who works for the government or at the state Capitol from sexual and workplace-related harassment.

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Orioles Represented Well at D10’s Best of Varsity Cup Awards; Rocky Grove Earns D10 Team of the Year Award

| June 20, 2018
Orioles Represented Well at D10’s Best of Varsity Cup Awards; Rocky Grove Earns D10 Team of the Year Award

ERIE, Pa. (EYT) – It’s hard to imagine that it could get much sweeter for members of the state champion Rocky Grove Orioles.

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Motorcyclist Suffers Serious Injuries After Hitting Deer in Tionesta Township

| June 19, 2018
Motorcyclist Suffers Serious Injuries After Hitting Deer in Tionesta Township

TIONESTA TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A motorcyclist suffered suspected serious injuries in a crash involving a deer that occurred Sunday night on Hemlock Road, in Tionesta Township, Forest County.

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Featured Local Job: GIS Planner for Venango County

| June 19, 2018

The County of Venango is currently accepting applications for a full-time (40 hrs/wk.) GIS Planner to work within the Venango County Planning Office.

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Clarion Juneteenth Closes 16th Year with Brenda DeDe’s Retirement

| June 20, 2018
Clarion Juneteenth Closes 16th Year with Brenda DeDe’s Retirement

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Last week’s Juneteenth program and celebration at Clarion University was the last one for Dr. Brenda DeDe who is retiring this summer after 23 years.

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Oil City Man Facing Charges After Threatening to Shoot People and Burn House Down

| June 20, 2018
Oil City Man Facing Charges After Threatening to Shoot People and Burn House Down

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A 44-year-old Oil City man is facing criminal charges after allegedly threatening to shoot people and burn a house down.

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Central Electric Cooperative Announces Scholarship Winners

| June 20, 2018
Central Electric Cooperative Announces Scholarship Winners

PARKER, Pa. – Central Electric Cooperative (CEC) is proud to announce its 2018 Good Neighbor Scholarship winners.

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PSP Has Deployed First Body-Worn Camera as Part of Pilot Program

| June 20, 2018
PSP Has Deployed First Body-Worn Camera as Part of Pilot Program

Harrisburg, Pa. – Acting Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Commissioner Lieutenant Colonel Robert Evanchick announced this week that the department has deployed its first body-worn cameras in three troops as part of a pilot program.

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Drake Well Museum and Park Presents Something More Saturdays: MEET-U

| June 20, 2018
Drake Well Museum and Park Presents Something More Saturdays: MEET-U

TITUSVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – On Saturday, June 30, Drake Well Museum and Park and Friends of Drake Well, Inc. will present “Something More Saturdays”, a monthly program offering visitors unique and entertaining learning experiences not included in a typical visit to the museum.

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YMCA Ultimate Sportsman’s Raffle Tickets Available

| June 20, 2018
YMCA Ultimate Sportsman’s Raffle Tickets Available

CRANBERRY, Pa – The YMCA has tickets available for their upcoming YMCA Ultimate Sportsman’s Raffle at Camp Coffman on Saturday, August 11, 2018.

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Forest Area Students Enjoy Cruise & Dinner on Gateway Clipper

| June 20, 2018
Forest Area Students Enjoy Cruise & Dinner on Gateway Clipper

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Last month, 36 students from Forest Area School District traveled to Pittsburgh to enjoy a French cruise and dinner on the Gateway Clipper. In addition to some excellent French cuisine, they also enjoyed a mime and juggling act and then finished the evening dancing with the DJ.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Brookville’s Johnson Take Home Big Prize at Sharon Speedway

| June 20, 2018
Rick’s Racing Roundup: Brookville’s Johnson Take Home Big Prize at Sharon Speedway

It felt as if summer had finally arrived this past weekend as area fans and drivers were greeted by warm sunny weather.

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D9Sports.com’s District 9 Baseball Awards Released

| June 20, 2018
D9Sports.com’s District 9 Baseball Awards Released

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Garren Black was an all-around player pitching and hitting Oswayo Valley to a District 9 Class 1A runner-up finish and the second round of the PIAA playoffs.

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Fundraising Dance Being Held for Local Woman, Dianne Marsh, June 23 at Seneca Fire Hall

| June 20, 2018
Fundraising Dance Being Held for Local Woman, Dianne Marsh, June 23 at Seneca Fire Hall

SENECA, Pa. – Friends of Dianne Marsh will be hosting a fundraising dance from 8 p.m. to midnight June 23 at the Seneca Fire Hall for the local woman who was recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Slow-Cooked Pork Tacos

| June 20, 2018
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Slow-Cooked Pork Tacos

Here is a great make-ahead one-dish meal! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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ClayToonz: This Is Maga

| June 20, 2018
ClayToonz: This Is Maga

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: This Is Maga.

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Comically Incorrect: Slimy Slippery Slope

| June 20, 2018
Comically Incorrect: Slimy Slippery Slope

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Slimy Slippery Slope.

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64-Year-Old Tionesta Man Charged with Rape

| June 19, 2018
64-Year-Old Tionesta Man Charged with Rape

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – A 64-year-old Tionesta man is facing rape and related charges after he allegedly performed sex acts on an unwilling victim.

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PennDOT, Safety Partners to Host Bicycle Rodeo in Franklin

| June 19, 2018
PennDOT, Safety Partners to Host Bicycle Rodeo in Franklin

FRANKLIN, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce, the Franklin Alliance Church, and the City of Franklin will hold a free children’s bicycle rodeo on June 28, 2018.

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Emlenton Man Accused of Choking Two Women, Allegedly Tells Police ‘I Did It All’

| June 19, 2018
Emlenton Man Accused of Choking Two Women,  Allegedly Tells Police ‘I Did It All’

EMLENTON, Pa. (EYT) – An Emlenton man is facing felony strangulation charges after police were called to a domestic violence incident in Emlenton on Sunday evening.

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