Venango County News

BREAKING NEWS: 1,404 New Coronavirus Cases Bring Statewide Total to 8,420

| April 3, 2020
BREAKING NEWS: 1,404 New Coronavirus Cases Bring Statewide Total to 8,420

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12:00 p.m., on Friday, April 3, 2020, 1,404 new Coronavirus cases have been reported, bringing the statewide total to 8,420.

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Governor Wolf: All Pennsylvanians Should Wear Masks

| April 3, 2020
Governor Wolf: All Pennsylvanians Should Wear Masks

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – In an afternoon briefing on Friday, Governor Tom Wolf announced the recommendation that all Pennsylvanians wear cloth masks when going out in public.

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Featured Local Job: Registered Dietitian

| April 3, 2020
Featured Local Job: Registered Dietitian

American Renal Associates, a national provider of quality dialysis services, with the highest retention rate in the industry, is accepting applications for the following position in our Clarion and Cranberry, PA location:

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State Police Issued 27 Warnings to Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses on Thursday

| April 3, 2020
State Police Issued 27 Warnings to Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses on Thursday

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania State Police troopers issued 27 more warnings to non-life-sustaining businesses that failed to comply with Governor Tom Wolf’s order closing their physical locations on Thursday.

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Long Sentencing in Dunlap Death Case Continued Due COVID-19 Outbreak

| April 3, 2020
Long Sentencing in Dunlap Death Case Continued Due COVID-19 Outbreak

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Sentencing for Shaun Long, who was convicted of first-degree drug delivery resulting in death and a dozen other charges related to the drug overdose death of a local woman, has been continued indefinitely due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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UPMC Releases Info on Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

| April 2, 2020
UPMC Releases Info on Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists today announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Police: Man Pistol Whipped During Altercation in Kingsley Township

| April 4, 2020
Police: Man Pistol Whipped During Altercation in Kingsley Township

KINGSLEY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Charges have been filed against a man who reportedly hit a victim in the face with a pistol during an altercation in Kingsley Township early Friday morning.

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Oil City Man Arrested for Stalking Victim, Caught in Possession of Heroin

| April 4, 2020
Oil City Man Arrested for Stalking Victim, Caught in Possession of Heroin

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Charges have been filed against an Oil City man who allegedly violated a protection from abuse order multiple times and was then caught in possession of heroin.

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D9Sports Tournament of Champions Girls’ South Region Second Round

| April 4, 2020
D9Sports Tournament of Champions Girls’ South Region Second Round

With the D9Sports Tournament of Champions now in the second round, it’s time for the girls’ South Region.

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COVID-19, An Athlete’s Perspective: Greg Bulsak, Clarion University

| April 4, 2020
COVID-19, An Athlete’s Perspective: Greg Bulsak, Clarion University

CLARION, Pa. – Clarion University Athletics is highlighting how Golden Eagle student-athletes have been impacted by COVID-19, which forced the cancellation of all remaining championship events during the 2020 school year by the NCAA and the PSAC.

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SPONSORED: GRex is Open for Drive-Thru Business

| April 3, 2020
SPONSORED: GRex is Open for Drive-Thru Business

SENECA, Pa. (EYT) – GRex is open via drive thru only.

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Local Restaurants Offering Takeout, Curbside To-Go, Delivery

| April 3, 2020
Local Restaurants Offering Takeout, Curbside To-Go, Delivery

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – In the midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic, local restaurants are switching things up to offer takeout, curbside services, and delivery.

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COVID-19: State Police Warn Liquor Establishments About Illegal Video Gambling

| April 3, 2020
COVID-19: State Police Warn Liquor Establishments About Illegal Video Gambling

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania State Police reminds licensed liquor establishments to refrain from having patrons remain in their buildings to operate illegal video gambling devices.

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Police: Man Charged With Assault Immediately Violated PFA Order

| April 3, 2020
Police: Man Charged With Assault Immediately Violated PFA Order

SANDYCREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a local man who was charged with assault is now facing additional charges after immediately violating a protection from abuse order (PFA) related to the assault.

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PA Waives Spay/Neuter Requirement for Pet Adoptions in Order to Conserve PPE

| April 3, 2020
PA Waives Spay/Neuter Requirement for Pet Adoptions in Order to Conserve PPE

HARRISBURG, Pa.  – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture announced on Thursday, April 2, that in an effort to conserve personal protective equipment (PPE) for human healthcare workers, the Pennsylvania Dog Law that requires shelters and rescues to spay/neuter dogs and cats prior to adoption would be waived for pets adopted during active COVID-19 mitigation efforts in […]

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DCNR Provides Guidance on Outdoor Activities During Coronavirus Outbreak

| April 3, 2020
DCNR Provides Guidance on Outdoor Activities During Coronavirus Outbreak

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn on Thursday, April 2, reminded Pennsylvanians that being outdoors is good health care and self-care, but recommendations for social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus still apply.

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State Police Investigating Sexual Abuse of Juvenile

| April 3, 2020
State Police Investigating Sexual Abuse of Juvenile

FAIRVIEW TWP., Mercer Co., Pa. (EYT) – State police are currently investigating a report regarding the sexual abuse of a 13-year-old girl in eastern Mercer County.

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SPONSORED: Deer Creek Winery Offering Food and Wine Carry-Out, Overnight Special

| April 3, 2020
SPONSORED: Deer Creek Winery Offering Food and Wine Carry-Out, Overnight Special

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Deer Creek Winery is continuing to offer food and wine carry-out, as well as a new overnight booking special.

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PA Dept. of Agriculture: COVID-19 Not Transmissible Through Food; Supply Chain Is Secure

| April 3, 2020
PA Dept. of Agriculture: COVID-19 Not Transmissible Through Food; Supply Chain Is Secure

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Department of Agriculture Food Safety Director Jeff Warner on Thursday, April 2, assured Pennsylvanians that there is no evidence that human or animal food or food packaging is associated with the transmission of COVID-19.

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Area Cancellations or Postponements Due to COVID-19

| April 3, 2020
Area Cancellations or Postponements Due to COVID-19

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – The following community events, meetings, or activities have been canceled or postponed due the Coronavirus crisis.

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Police Respond to One-Vehicle Crash in Cherrytree Township

| April 3, 2020
Police Respond to One-Vehicle Crash in Cherrytree Township

CHERRYTREE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police responded to a one-vehicle crash in Cherrytree Township late Thursday morning.

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Franklin Man Waives Hearing on Charges Related to Possession of Stolen Goods

| April 3, 2020
Franklin Man Waives Hearing on Charges Related to Possession of Stolen Goods

CANAL TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man who is already facing charges in multiple theft-related cases waived a hearing Wednesday on charges related to the discovery of stolen goods.

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SPONSORED: Carrier Insurance Open & Offering Policy Reviews, Quotes

| April 3, 2020
SPONSORED: Carrier Insurance Open & Offering Policy Reviews, Quotes

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Due to the government-mandated shutdown and in an effort to continue to keep our staff, families, and community safe, the agents at Carrier Insurance are now working remotely to service our customers.

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State Police Calls: Harassment by Prisoner, Scattering Rubbish

| April 3, 2020
State Police Calls: Harassment by Prisoner, Scattering Rubbish

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – Marienville-based State Police responded to the following calls:

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D9Sports Tournament of Champions Boys’ South Region Second Round

| April 3, 2020
D9Sports Tournament of Champions Boys’ South Region Second Round

With the D9Sports Tournament of Champions now in the second round, it’s time for the boys’ South Region.

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Clarion U. Sports Hall of Fame Snapshot: Tony Vincent

| April 3, 2020
Clarion U. Sports Hall of Fame Snapshot: Tony Vincent

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Tony Vincent is one of seven newly elected members to the Clarion University Sports Hall of Fame.

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