Venango County News

Venango County Budget Passes with No Tax Increase; Brooks Votes No

| December 12, 2018
Venango County Budget Passes with No Tax Increase; Brooks Votes No

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – There will be no tax increases in Venango County in 2019, as far as county taxes go.

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School Closings and Delays for Wednesday, December 12, 2018

| December 12, 2018
School Closings and Delays for Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A look at the school closings and delays for Venango County and surrounding areas for Wednesday, December 12, 2018, brought to you by 4 Your Car Connection and Cranberry Wellness Center.

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Win-It Wednesday: Sign Up for a Chance to Win a $25 Gift Certificate to The Allegheny Grille

| December 12, 2018
Win-It Wednesday: Sign Up for a Chance to Win a $25 Gift Certificate to The Allegheny Grille

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

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Oil City Police: Man Accused of Threatening Victim “I Will Kill You”

| December 12, 2018
Oil City Police: Man Accused of Threatening Victim “I Will Kill You”

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A man is facing terroristic threats and related charges after allegedly making threatening statements to a victim in Oil City.

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Bridge in Rockland Township Closed Following Inspection

| December 12, 2018
Bridge in Rockland Township Closed Following Inspection

ROCKLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A bridge on Dotter Road in Rockland Township is being closed to traffic following the discovery of a problem during a routine inspection.

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Man Faces Felony Charge for Concealing Whereabouts of Oil City Teen

| December 12, 2018
Man Faces Felony Charge for Concealing Whereabouts of Oil City Teen

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An 18-year-old man is facing a felony charge for concealing the whereabouts of a 13-year-old Oil City girl.

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Venango County Commissioners Approve ORA’s 2019 Marketing Plan

| December 12, 2018

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – At Venango County Commissioners’ Tuesday night’s meeting, the ORA Plan of Work for 2019 was approved.

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Hearing for Detroit Man Charged in Connection with 2017 Overdose Death in Oil City Continued

| December 12, 2018
Hearing for Detroit Man Charged in Connection with 2017 Overdose Death in Oil City Continued

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – The hearing for a Detroit man charged in connection with an overdose death that occurred in Oil City last year was continued today.

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Icy Roadway Causes Rollover Crash in Howe Township

| December 12, 2018
Icy Roadway Causes Rollover Crash in Howe Township

HOWE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A man escaped injury after his vehicle overturned on State Route 66 in Howe Township late Tuesday night.

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Piney Rail Riders to Receive $64K State Grant

| December 12, 2018
Piney Rail Riders to Receive $64K State Grant

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Piney Rail Riders, a nonprofit organization supporting legal trails for off-road vehicles in Clarion and Jefferson Counties, was one of two recipients of new state grant funding announced yesterday.

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Cooperstown, Franklin Precinct 3 to Change Polling Locations

| December 12, 2018
Cooperstown, Franklin Precinct 3 to Change Polling Locations

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Venango County Commissioners approved changes in polling locations for Cooperstown and Franklin Precinct 3 at Tuesday night’s meeting.

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PA Education Secretary Names 2019 Teacher of the Year

| December 12, 2018
PA Education Secretary Names 2019 Teacher of the Year

HERSHEY, Pa. – On Monday, Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera announced that Marilyn Pryle, a teacher at Abington Heights High School in Lackawanna County, was named the 2019 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year.

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PLCB Reminds Parents That Holidays Are a Good Time to Talk to Children About Alcohol

| December 12, 2018
PLCB Reminds Parents That Holidays Are a Good Time to Talk to Children About Alcohol

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) reminds parents that the holiday season is the perfect occasion to have proactive conversations with their children about alcohol,

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Schreck Becomes 10th Girls’ Player at Cranberry to Score 1,000 Career Points

| December 12, 2018
Schreck Becomes 10th Girls’ Player at Cranberry to Score 1,000 Career Points

SENECA, Pa. (D9Sports) – With a 26-point outburst in a 73-30 win over visiting Oil City, Malliah Schreck became the 10th player in Cranberry girls’ basketball history to score 1,000 career points.

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CU’s Fareri Named Google Cloud Academic All-America in Football

| December 12, 2018
CU’s Fareri Named Google Cloud Academic All-America in Football

AUSTIN, Texas – Clarion football junior Sam Fareri received one of college football’s more coveted honors today, as the safety was named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America team for the first time in his career.

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Clarion U’s Williams Named PSAC West Athlete of the Week

| December 12, 2018
Clarion U’s Williams Named PSAC West Athlete of the Week

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Clarion’s Jonathan Williams was recognized by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference as the West Division’s Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week.

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Tuesday’s District 9 Basketball Scores

| December 12, 2018

Dec. 11 scores.

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2-Minute Drill: Steelers Claim Old X-Ray Machine Partially Delayed Ben’s Return

| December 12, 2018
2-Minute Drill: Steelers Claim Old X-Ray Machine Partially Delayed Ben’s Return

Your daily sports update.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Banana-Coconut Cream Dessert

| December 12, 2018
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Banana-Coconut Cream Dessert

Here’s a great-tasting dessert that will certainly be a hit over the holidays! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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Comically Incorrect: High Crimes and Misdemeanors

| December 12, 2018
Comically Incorrect: High Crimes and Misdemeanors

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: High Crimes and Misdemeanors.

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