Venango County News

Oil City Councilman Suggests Venango County Could be One Big Municipality

| February 24, 2017
Oil City Councilman Suggests Venango County Could be One Big Municipality

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Should Venango County be all one big municipality?

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Grove Boys Set to Start Playoff Run

| February 24, 2017
Grove Boys Set to Start Playoff Run

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – After one of the best regular seasons in school history, Rocky Grove starts what it hopes is a long postseason run at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Oil City High School when it takes on Iroquois in the District 10 Class 2A quarterfinals.

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Cranberry/Kane Girls’ Game plus Two Additional Games to be Broadcast Tonight on Laurel Eye Clinic Friday Night Hoops

| February 24, 2017
Cranberry/Kane Girls’ Game plus Two Additional Games to be Broadcast Tonight on Laurel Eye Clinic Friday Night Hoops

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – For the second straight night there will be a trio of District 9 playoff games on Laurel Eye Clinic Friday Night Hoops.

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Moulin Focusing on Increasing Philanthropy in Region

| February 23, 2017
Moulin Focusing on Increasing Philanthropy in Region

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A school district makes the hard choice to cut music and art programs from its budget, an animal shelter struggles to meet its mission, a donor wants to promote literacy, but isn’t sure where to begin.

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Oil City Man Facing Attempted Murder Charge Found Guilty on Weapon Charges

| February 23, 2017
Oil City Man Facing Attempted Murder Charge Found Guilty on Weapon Charges

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man facing attempted murder charges was recently found guilty of two weapons charges in Venango County.

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Featured Local Job: Substitute Teachers & Support Staff Needed

| February 24, 2017
Featured Local Job: Substitute Teachers & Support Staff Needed

Source4Teachers is looking to fill Substitute Teachers & Support Staff positions in the Clarion County area.

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Duncomb Street to Be Closed for Continued Demolition Work

| February 24, 2017
Duncomb Street to Be Closed for Continued Demolition Work

OIL CITY, Pa. – All lanes of Duncomb Street between Seneca Street and Elm Street (Business Route 8) in Oil City, Venango County will be closed at noon Monday, February 27.

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Wolf Administration Announces ‘PennDOT Connects’

| February 24, 2017
Wolf Administration Announces ‘PennDOT Connects’

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Recognizing transportation’s role in connecting communities and supporting economic development, state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards announced PennDOT Connects, an approach that is supposed to enhance local engagement and improve transportation-project planning, design and delivery.

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Study: Constant Online Checkers Have More Stress

| February 24, 2017
Study: Constant Online Checkers Have More Stress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A decade after the emergence of smartphones, Facebook and Twitter, more than four out of five adults in the U.S. (86 percent) report that they constantly or often check their email, texts and social media accounts, according to part two of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) report Stress in America™: Coping with Change released Thursday.

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State Offers Free Webinar To Help Employers Battle Opioid Addiction

| February 24, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Thursday, the Department of Labor & Industry, Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s Health and Safety Division announced that it will offer a free employer webinar to help combat opioid addiction in the workplace.

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Late Franklin Rally Falls Short in D10 Playoff Loss to Harbor Creek

| February 24, 2017
Late Franklin Rally Falls Short in D10 Playoff Loss to Harbor Creek

ERIE, Pa. (EYT) – Down 12 heading to the fourth quarter, Franklin mounted a furious comeback only to fall short, 55-52, to Harbor Creek in the District 10 Class 4A quarterfinals at the Prep & Villa Events Center in Erie Thursday night.

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Late Run Lifts Karns City Over Moniteau and into D9 3A Boys’ Title Game

| February 24, 2017
Late Run Lifts Karns City Over Moniteau and into D9 3A Boys’ Title Game

CLARION, Pa. (D9Sports) – Karns City used a 12-0 fourth-quarter run to break a tie ball game and get a 56-45 win over Moniteau in the District 9 Class 3A semifinals at Clarion University’s Tippin Gym.

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Thursday’s Local High School Basketball Scores

| February 24, 2017

Feb. 23 basketball scores.

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2-minute Drill: Relationship with Hurdle Made Cutch’s Move to RF Easier

| February 24, 2017
2-minute Drill: Relationship with Hurdle Made Cutch’s Move to RF Easier

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

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Orange Ice Cream Pie

| February 24, 2017

This recipe is quick, easy, and delicious!

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Who’s Hiring in Venango County

| February 23, 2017
Who’s Hiring in Venango County

A look at which local companies have employment opportunities in Venango County and surrounding areas.

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Utica Man Accused of Stealing Over $1,000 in Cigarettes from Employer

| February 23, 2017
Utica Man Accused of Stealing Over $1,000 in Cigarettes from Employer

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – According to Franklin Police Department, a Utica man is facing third-degree Retail Theft after allegedly stealing cigarettes from his employer.

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MacKenzie Announces Intention to Run for Mayor in Sugarcreek Borough

| February 23, 2017
MacKenzie Announces Intention to Run for Mayor in Sugarcreek Borough

SUGARCREEK, Pa. (EYT) – Jeff MacKenzie, who was appointed mayor of Sugarcreek Borough in December 2015, has announced his intention to stand for election for the position in the May primary election.

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NASA Telescope Discovers Three Habitable Planets

| February 23, 2017
NASA Telescope Discovers Three Habitable Planets

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.

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As Budget-Appropriations Hearings Loom, APSCUF Emphasizes Importance of Funding for State System Funding

| February 23, 2017
As Budget-Appropriations Hearings Loom, APSCUF Emphasizes Importance of Funding for State System Funding

HARRISBURG, Pa. – State System representatives will appear before the Senate and House appropriations committees on Thursday, February 23. This is the next step in the budget process that the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties hopes will result in increased funding for Pennsylvania’s public universities.

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Man Jailed After Firing Gun at Clarion University Housing Complex

| February 23, 2017
Man Jailed After Firing Gun at Clarion University Housing Complex

CLARION TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Jefferson County man is behind bars after allegedly firing a gun at a Clarion University housing complex early Tuesday morning.

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