Venango County News

BREAKING NEWS: Forest Co. Woman Flown to Hospital After Falling Asleep at Wheel, Crashing into Utility Pole and Tree

| September 20, 2018
BREAKING NEWS: Forest Co. Woman Flown to Hospital After Falling Asleep at Wheel, Crashing into Utility Pole and Tree

ELDRED TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State Police say a Forest County woman was flown to an area hospital after she fell asleep at the wheel and crashed her SUV into a tree Thursday morning in Eldred Township, Jefferson County.

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Man Flown to UPMC Presbyterian After Motorcycle Slams into Deer in Tionesta

| September 20, 2018
Man Flown to UPMC Presbyterian After Motorcycle Slams into Deer in Tionesta

TIONESTA, Pa. (EYT) – A man was flown to UPMC Presbyterian on Wednesday night after his motorcycle crashed into a deer in Tionesta.

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Venango County to Host Recruitment Fair on Friday

| September 20, 2018
Venango County to Host Recruitment Fair on Friday

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Venango County is holding a recruitment fair for full-time job openings in the field of corrections, protective services, and related positions on Friday, September 21.

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SPONSORED: All Month Long at Redbank Chevrolet $11,000 Off Remaining 2018 Silverado 1500 Crew Cabs

| September 20, 2018
SPONSORED: All Month Long at Redbank Chevrolet $11,000 Off Remaining 2018 Silverado 1500 Crew Cabs

Redbank Chevrolet is located at 500 Broad Street, New Bethlehem, Pa. For more information, visit their website here.

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Franklin Man Accused in Child Sex Case Waives Hearing

| September 20, 2018
Franklin Man Accused in Child Sex Case Waives Hearing

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man accused of child sex crimes waived his preliminary hearing on Wednesday.

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Shirey Sisters Sentenced Up to Nearly Two Years Behind Bars for Elder Abuse at Brookville Nursing Home

| September 20, 2018
Shirey Sisters Sentenced Up to Nearly Two Years Behind Bars for Elder Abuse at Brookville Nursing Home

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (EYT) — Two sisters who worked as aides at a Jefferson County nursing facility were sentenced today on charges related to the abuse of an elderly man.

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Cochranton Man to be Sentenced for Cranberry Township Burglary

| September 20, 2018
Cochranton Man to be Sentenced for Cranberry Township Burglary

CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Cochranton man who pleaded guilty to a 2017 burglary in Cranberry Township will be sentenced on Friday, September 28.

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James Announces Funding to Secure Disused Oil Wells

| September 20, 2018
James Announces Funding to Secure Disused Oil Wells

SENECA, Pa. – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) recenlty announced that the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) is the recipient of a $20,624 Orphan or Abandoned Well Plugging (OAWP) Program grant to close two oil wells in the Tippery Meadows Natural Area Preserve in Cranberry Township, Venango County.

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State Trooper Who Cracked Serial Rapist Cold Case Honored by Justice Department

| September 20, 2018
State Trooper Who Cracked Serial Rapist Cold Case Honored by Justice Department

HARRISBURG, Pa.  – Trooper Joel D. Follmer, Troop F, Montoursville, was recognized this week by United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department for exceptional tenacity and determination that led to the arrest of an accused serial rapist with assaults dating back to 1994.

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Oil City Police Calls: Suspicious Person, Dispute, DUI, Domestic Dispute

| September 20, 2018
Oil City Police Calls: Suspicious Person, Dispute, DUI, Domestic Dispute

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – The Oil City Police Department responded to the following calls:

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PA Officials Discuss Trends, Preparations for Extreme Weather; Outlines Tips, Resources

| September 20, 2018
PA Officials Discuss Trends, Preparations for Extreme Weather; Outlines Tips, Resources

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania officials gathered on Wednesday to discuss preparations for extreme weather and outlined tips and resources.

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Penn State Opens Big 10 Play with Rare Friday Night Game at Illinois

| September 20, 2018
Penn State Opens Big 10 Play with Rare Friday Night Game at Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – No. 10/9 Penn State opens its nine-game Big Ten slate at Illinois, taking the field at Memorial Stadium for the first time since 2014 on Friday night. Kickoff is set for 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT on FS1.

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Pitt Looking to Build Off Georgia Tech Win Saturday at North Carolina

| September 20, 2018
Pitt Looking to Build Off Georgia Tech Win Saturday at North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Pitt will look to build off its 24-19 win over Georgia Tech when it continues ACC play at North Carolina at 12:20 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22.

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Despite Bauer Goal, Forest Area Girls’ Soccer Falls to Brookville

| September 20, 2018
Despite Bauer Goal, Forest Area Girls’ Soccer Falls to Brookville

MARIENVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Madison McAninch scored two goals leading Brookville to a 3-1 win over Forest Area at East Forest.

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Clarion Looks for First Three-Game Win Streak Since 2015 When It Hosts Gannon Saturday

| September 20, 2018
Clarion Looks for First Three-Game Win Streak Since 2015 When It Hosts Gannon Saturday

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – The Clarion University football team will be in search of its first three-game win streak since head coach Chris Weibel’s first season in 2015 when it hosts Gannon at 1 p.m. Saturday.

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Wednesday’s District 9 Soccer and Volleyball Scores

| September 20, 2018

Sept. 19 volleyball and soccer scores.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Apple-Nut Bread Pudding

| September 20, 2018
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Apple-Nut Bread Pudding

Make this fall comfort food in your crockpot! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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Comically Incorrect: Abracadabara

| September 20, 2018
Comically Incorrect: Abracadabara

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Abracadabara.

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ClayToonz: Naked Yeti Mario Kart

| September 20, 2018
ClayToonz: Naked Yeti Mario Kart

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Naked Yeti Mario Kart.

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Win-It Wednesday: Sign Up for a Chance to Win Two Tickets to the Pittsburgh Zoo

| September 19, 2018
Win-It Wednesday: Sign Up for a Chance to Win Two Tickets to the Pittsburgh Zoo

CRANBERRY, Pa. (EYT) – 4 Your Car Connection of Cranberry has teamed up with exploreVenango.com for a new weekly giveaway – Win-It Wednesday!

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