Venango County News

Cranberry, Rocky Grove Win Big at Media and Design Competition

| March 19, 2019
Cranberry, Rocky Grove Win Big at Media and Design Competition

CLARION, Pa. – Students from Cranberry and Rocky Grove faired well at a Regional Media and Design Competition recently hosted by Riverview IU6.

Continue Reading

Local Man Accused of Sending Crude Messages to Couple at 3 AM

| March 19, 2019
Local Man Accused of Sending Crude Messages to Couple at 3 AM

ROUSEVILLE BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – A local man who allegedly sent crude messages to two Rouseville residents at odd hours of the night is facing stalking and harassment charges.

Continue Reading

SPONSORED: Great Deals at Sharp Shopper – Cocktail Franks, Lemonade, Almonds, Muenster Cheese, and More

| March 19, 2019
SPONSORED: Great Deals at Sharp Shopper –  Cocktail Franks, Lemonade, Almonds, Muenster Cheese, and More

A look at Sharp Shopper’s Deals running through Saturday, March 22, 2019 – or while supplies last!

Continue Reading

Oil City YMCA Senior Open House Set for Wednesday, March 27

| March 19, 2019
Oil City YMCA Senior Open House Set for Wednesday, March 27

OIL CITY, Pa. – The Oil City YMCA has announced a Senior Open House scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the new YMCA located at 7 Petroleum Street in Oil City.

Continue Reading

Report of Gun Wielding Male Leads to Marijuana Bust in Franklin

| March 19, 2019
Report of Gun Wielding Male Leads to Marijuana Bust in Franklin

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – An officer who was investigating a report of someone being threatened with a gun found marijuana in a Franklin residence.

Continue Reading

Oil City Main Street Program Participating in Week of Giving

| March 19, 2019
Oil City Main Street Program Participating in Week of Giving

OIL CITY, Pa. – The Oil City Main Street Program, along with over 125 other nonprofits in Venango, Clarion, Forest and Jefferson counties, is participating in Bridge Builders Community Foundation’s Week of Giving this week.

Continue Reading

Oil City Man Caught With Marijuana in Venango County Jail

| March 19, 2019
Oil City Man Caught With Marijuana in Venango County Jail

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man was charged after he was caught with marijuana inside the Venango County Jail.

Continue Reading

Clarion’s Mills Named NFF/CHOF Joe Sarra Award Winner for Community Service

| March 19, 2019
Clarion’s Mills Named NFF/CHOF Joe Sarra Award Winner for Community Service

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Clarion’s Archer Mills was honored by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, Central Pennsylvania Chapter with the prestigious Joe Sarra Award, for community service.

Continue Reading

Clarion University Athletics Hosting Wild Game Dinner March 30

| March 19, 2019
Clarion University Athletics Hosting Wild Game Dinner March 30

CLARION, Pa. – Clarion University Athletics is hosting the 2019 George Garbarino Wild Game Event on Saturday, March 30, at the Clarion Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #101 to benefit Clarion Athletic Scholarships.

Continue Reading

2-minute Drill: Kang, Gonzalez Named Starters on Left Side of the Infield for Pirates

| March 19, 2019
2-minute Drill: Kang, Gonzalez Named Starters on Left Side of the Infield for Pirates

Your daily sports update.

Continue Reading

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Maple Whoopie Pies

| March 19, 2019
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Maple Whoopie Pies

The maple filling gives this recipe an awesome twist on the traditional whoopie pie! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Continue Reading

ClayToonz: A Rising Threat

| March 19, 2019
ClayToonz: A Rising Threat

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: A RisingThreat.

Continue Reading

Comically Incorrect: Handy Man

| March 19, 2019
Comically Incorrect: Handy Man

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Handy Man.

Continue Reading

Pa. State Prisons to Ban All Tobacco Products

| March 18, 2019
Pa. State Prisons to Ban All Tobacco Products

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Secretary John Wetzel announced today that the Department of Corrections (DOC) will make all state prisons tobacco-free beginning July 1, 2019.

Continue Reading

Fire Departments from Four Counties Battle Residential Fire in Parker

| March 18, 2019
Fire Departments from Four Counties Battle Residential Fire in Parker

PARKER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Fire Departments from Armstrong, Clarion, Butler, and Venango counties responded to a residential blaze Sunday evening in Parker Township that sent one woman to a local hospital.

Continue Reading

Bridge Builders Community Foundations’ Week of Giving Kicks Off Today

| March 18, 2019
Bridge Builders Community Foundations’ Week of Giving Kicks Off Today

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Bridge Builders Community Foundations collective philanthropic Week of Giving event begins on Monday, March 18.

Continue Reading

Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Week: Mr. Tang

| March 18, 2019
Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Week: Mr. Tang

Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend this week is Mr. Tang – Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Continue Reading

Oil City Woman Accused of Refusing to Accompany Juvenile Daughter to Hospital Faces Child Endangerment Charge

| March 18, 2019
Oil City Woman Accused of Refusing to Accompany Juvenile Daughter to Hospital Faces Child Endangerment Charge

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A child endangerment charge has been filed against an Oil City woman who allegedly refused to accompany her juvenile daughter to the hospital.

Continue Reading

Oil City Woman Sentenced Up to Two Years in Jail for Obstruction Charge Following Domestic Incident

| March 18, 2019
Oil City Woman Sentenced Up to Two Years in Jail for Obstruction Charge Following Domestic Incident

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman was sentenced to up to two years behind bars in relation to a domestic incident that occurred in late last year.

Continue Reading

PSP Clarion Helps FBI Identify Suspects in $33 Million Phony Loan Scheme

| March 18, 2019
PSP Clarion Helps FBI Identify Suspects in $33 Million Phony Loan Scheme

CLEVELAND, NY (EYT) – An Interstate 80 traffic stop made by Clarion-based State Police last summer played a significant role in the March 13 indictment of three New York residents wanted by the FBI for their part in a $33 million wire fraud and theft scheme.

Continue Reading

State Police Calls: DUI Arrest, Harassment

| March 18, 2019
State Police Calls: DUI Arrest, Harassment

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

Continue Reading

Battle of the Burgers: Seldom Stryker Burger

| March 18, 2019
Battle of the Burgers: Seldom Stryker Burger

TIONESTA, Pa. (EYT) – “Battle of the Burgers” is heating up and Explore will be taking a closer look at each burger in the annual competition. Today, we will be focusing on The Seldom Inn’s Seldom Stryker Burger.

Continue Reading

SPONSORED: Redbank Chevrolet ‘Month Long Madness’ – Up to 21% Off Trax, Equinox & More!

| March 18, 2019
SPONSORED: Redbank Chevrolet ‘Month Long Madness’ – Up to 21% Off Trax, Equinox & More!

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (EYT) – Redbank Chevrolet is holding a “Month Long Madness” – FINAL BUZZER: 4/1 00:00. For more information, visit https://www.redbankchevrolet.com

Continue Reading

Cartia Sets Clarion U. Softball Home Run Record

| March 18, 2019
Cartia Sets Clarion U. Softball Home Run Record

CLARION, Pa. – Jessica Cartia became the Clarion softball program’s career leader in home runs with a solo shot early in the day, but the Golden Eagles dropped both ends of a doubleheader to Seton Hill at Memorial Field on Sunday.

Continue Reading

Clarion U. Baseball Splits a Pair of Games Sunday

| March 18, 2019
Clarion U. Baseball Splits a Pair of Games Sunday

STROUDSBURG, Pa. – Ending their weekend road trip, the Clarion University baseball team went 1-1 Sunday in doubleheader action, taking the opening matchup against Saint Anselm 12-4, and dropping the second game to East Stroudsburg by a final score of 3-2.

Continue Reading