Venango County News

Kay’s Smorgasbord Owner Passes Away at 95

| February 20, 2017
Kay’s Smorgasbord Owner Passes Away at 95

Casimira C. “Kay” Skrobat, 95, an Oil City Businesswoman, died Saturday Feb. 19, 2017 at her home following a brief period of declining health.

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Featured Local Job: Multiple Healthcare Positions Available

| February 20, 2017

Shippenville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center is hiring with the leading rates in the area.

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Rocky Grove Girls’ Hoops Advance in D10 Playoffs by Beating Eisenhower

| February 20, 2017
Rocky Grove Girls’ Hoops Advance in D10 Playoffs by Beating Eisenhower

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT)– Thanks to a 12 of 16 performance at the free-throw line, Taylor Dziekciaz scored a game-high 18 points to lead Rocky Grove to a 32-25 win over visiting Eisenhower in the opening round of the District 10 Class 2A girls’ basketball playoffs Saturday afternoon.

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Over $2k Scammed from West Hickory Woman Via Social Media Site

| February 20, 2017
Over $2k Scammed from West Hickory Woman Via Social Media Site

HARMONY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Marienville-based State Police say an incident of theft by deception occurred on Hilltop Road, in West Hickory, Harmony Township, Forest County.

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Seneca Man Accused of Making Death Threats in Franklin

| February 20, 2017
Seneca Man Accused of Making Death Threats in Franklin

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Officers at the Franklin Police Department were dispatched for an incident of terroristic threats at the 800 block of Liberty Street, in Franklin, Venango County.

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Hit-and-Run Reported in Cornplanter Township

| February 20, 2017
Hit-and-Run Reported in Cornplanter Township

CORNPLANTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police say a hit-and-run accident occurred on State Route 8, in Cornplanter Township, Venango County.

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Police Release Details on Franklin Man Who Allegedly Broke into House, Damaged Structure

| February 20, 2017
Police Release Details on Franklin Man Who Allegedly Broke into House, Damaged Structure

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Franklin Police Officers were dispatched on February 12 to investigate a break-in at a residence in the 1100 block of Liberty Street.

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Two Busted for Meth Following Traffic Stop

| February 20, 2017
Two Busted for Meth Following Traffic Stop

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Methamphetamine bust was made following a traffic stop on Miola Road, in Highland Township, Clarion County.

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Sponsored: Redbank Chevrolet’s Annual Car Show Continues at the Clarion Mall

| February 20, 2017
Sponsored: Redbank Chevrolet’s Annual Car Show Continues at the Clarion Mall

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Jody Britton and Ben Kundick, Jr., of Redbank Chevrolet, are hosting the dealership’s annual car show at the Clarion Mall.

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Venango County Adoptable Pet of the Week: Sammy

| February 20, 2017
Venango County Adoptable Pet of the Week: Sammy

This week’s Venango County Adoptable Pet of the Week: Sammy

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District 10 Releases Updated Hoops Playoff Brackets

| February 20, 2017
District 10 Releases Updated Hoops Playoff Brackets

ERIE, Pa. (EYT)– District 10 has released its updated basketball brackets, and the Rocky Grove boys are staying close to home while the Franklin boys’ are heading to Erie and the Rocky Grove girls to Meadville.

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Clarion University Sports Roundup: Kinney Named PSAC Scholar Athlete

| February 20, 2017
Clarion University Sports Roundup: Kinney Named PSAC Scholar Athlete

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District 9 Releases Class 4A Basketball Playoff Brackets; Game Locations Set for Some Games in Other Brackets

| February 20, 2017
District 9 Releases Class 4A Basketball Playoff Brackets; Game Locations Set for Some Games in Other Brackets

BROCKWAY, Pa. (D9Sports) – District 9 released the brackets for the Class 4A boys’ and girls’ basketball playoffs while also setting locations for some first-round games in other brackets.

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2-Minute Drill: Penn State Wrestlers Dump No. 1 Oklahoma St.

| February 20, 2017
2-Minute Drill: Penn State Wrestlers Dump No. 1 Oklahoma St.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Greek Macaroni Salad

| February 20, 2017

This recipe makes a quick and flavorful lunch!

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ClayToonz: Enemy of the State

| February 20, 2017
ClayToonz: Enemy of the State

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Enemy of the State.

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State Police Investigating Retail Theft in Cranberry Township

| February 19, 2017
State Police Investigating Retail Theft in Cranberry Township

CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – According to Franklin-based State Police, a retail theft occurred on February 17 at WalMart, in Cranberry Township, Venango County.

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Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Live Music, Food Specials, and More

| February 19, 2017
Mega Rock Weekend Guide:  Live Music, Food Specials, and More

Community events continue this weekend in Venango County and surrounding areas.

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Northwest Pa. Grazing Conference Set For March 16

| February 19, 2017

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – The 20th Annual Northwest Pennsylvania Grazing Conference will be held Thursday, March 16, at the Trinity Point Church of God in Clarion.

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Game Commission Northwest Region Reports: Schmidt Working in Venango County

| February 19, 2017
Game Commission Northwest Region Reports: Schmidt Working in Venango County

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Here is a look at the field officer reports filed by Northwest Region Game Commission personnel.

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