Venango County News

Oil City Wins Wild One Over DuBois on Last-Second Stop of Two-Point Conversion; Franklin Loses

| September 21, 2019
Oil City Wins Wild One Over DuBois on Last-Second Stop of Two-Point Conversion; Franklin Loses

DUBOIS, Pa. (D9Sports) – Unbeaten Oil City stopped a DuBois 2-point conversion attempt with five seconds left to secure a 55-54 win over the upset-minded but winless Beavers.

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Sept. 20 District 9/10 Football Scores

| September 21, 2019
Sept. 20 District 9/10 Football Scores

Sept. 20 scores.

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‘Free Pizza Friday’ a Hit in Venango County

| September 20, 2019
‘Free Pizza Friday’ a Hit in Venango County

Villa Italia Ristorante and exploreVenango.com have teamed up to offer Venango County residents a weekly giveaway – Free Pizza Friday!

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Oil City YMCA to Host Back-to-School Bash for Grades 6-8 Tonight

| September 20, 2019
Oil City YMCA to Host Back-to-School Bash for Grades 6-8 Tonight

OIL CITY, Pa. – The Oil City YMCA will host a Back-to-School Bash tonight from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

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New Director of Human Resources for County Looks Forward to New Duties

| September 20, 2019
New Director of Human Resources for County Looks Forward to New Duties

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – The new Director of Human Resources for the County is looking forward to his new duties.

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Randy and Bob’s Auto Body Sponsoring Car Wash Fundraiser to Benefit Local HS Football Teams on October 12

| September 20, 2019
Randy and Bob’s Auto Body Sponsoring Car Wash Fundraiser to Benefit Local HS Football Teams on October 12

CHICORA, Pa. (EYT) – There will be a car wash at Randy and Bob’s Auto Body in Chicora, on Saturday October 12, to benefit local high school football teams.

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Man Wanted in Venango County Causes 12-Hour Police Situation in Clarion

| September 19, 2019
Man Wanted in Venango County Causes 12-Hour Police Situation in Clarion

CLARION TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Details have been released on an incident that sparked a lengthy police situation in Clarion County, resulting in multiple school cancellations and the closure of U.S. Route 322.

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Organizers Gearing up for Applefest

| September 19, 2019
Organizers Gearing up for Applefest

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Organizers at the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce are gearing up for the big Applefest weekend, scheduled for October 4 through October 6.

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Pennsylvania Receives Funding to Assist Safe Integration of Automated Driving Systems in Work Zones

| September 21, 2019
Pennsylvania Receives Funding to Assist Safe Integration of Automated Driving Systems in Work Zones

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT) has been awarded an $8.4 million United States Department of Transportation (DOT) grant to test the safe integration of automated driving systems (ADS) into work zones. 

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Union/A-C Valley Wins Fourth Straight; Moniteau Grabs First Win

| September 21, 2019
Union/A-C Valley Wins Fourth Straight; Moniteau Grabs First Win

ST. MARYS, Pa. (D9Sports) – After spotting Elk County Catholic a 7-0 lead after one quarter, Union/A-C Valley rolled off 36 unanswered points on its way to a 36-7 win over Elk County Catholic at St. Marys High School.

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Drive for the Ages: Keystone Goes 97 Yards to Beat Curwensville Claim Best Start in 30 Years

| September 21, 2019
Drive for the Ages: Keystone Goes 97 Yards to Beat Curwensville Claim Best Start in 30 Years

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – It was a drive for the ages.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Chip Cherry Cheesecake

| September 21, 2019
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Chip Cherry Cheesecake

Serve this decadent dessert with a glass of Pinot Grigio!

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ClayToonz: Whistleblower Left Hanging

| September 21, 2019
ClayToonz: Whistleblower Left Hanging

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Whistleblower Left Hanging.

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Comically Incorrect: Never Iran

| September 21, 2019
Comically Incorrect: Never Iran

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Never Iran.

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Venango County Native Earns Scholarship

| September 20, 2019
Venango County Native Earns Scholarship

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Two Pennsylvania College of Technology plastics students, one from Venango County, were among five nationwide to receive scholarships from the Society of Plastics Engineers Thermoforming Division.

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Power System Stolen from Oil Wells in Cornplanter Township

| September 20, 2019
Power System Stolen from Oil Wells in Cornplanter Township

CORNPLANTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police are investigating the theft of a power system that was stolen from an oil well site in Cornplanter Township.

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Kennerdell Woman Accused of Breaking into House, Repeatedly Hitting Resident Waives Hearing

| September 20, 2019
Kennerdell Woman Accused of Breaking into House, Repeatedly Hitting Resident Waives Hearing

ROCKLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Kennerdell woman who allegedly broke into a Rockland Township home and repeatedly struck the resident waived her preliminary hearing in court on Wednesday.

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Deer Creek Winery to Host Friday Night Music by Mike Ames

| September 20, 2019
Deer Creek Winery to Host Friday Night Music by Mike Ames

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Stop at Deer Creek Winery after work to relax, sip a glass of wine, and enjoy the start of the weekend with live entertainment.

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New Bethlehem Man Accused of Statutory Sexual Assault of 13-Year-Old Girl

| September 20, 2019
New Bethlehem Man Accused of Statutory Sexual Assault of 13-Year-Old Girl

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – A New Bethlehem man is facing charges for the alleged statutory sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl.

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Pleasantville Volunteer Fire Department Hosting Comedy Night Saturday

| September 20, 2019
Pleasantville Volunteer Fire Department Hosting Comedy Night Saturday

PLEASANTVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Pleasantville Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a Comedy Night fundraiser on Saturday, September 21.

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Attempted Homicide Suspect Faces Additional Charges for Terroristic Threats, Assault

| September 20, 2019
Attempted Homicide Suspect Faces Additional Charges for Terroristic Threats, Assault

RINGGOLD TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Newly released court documents have revealed that a local man who is facing attempted homicide charges in Jefferson County has also been charged with terroristic threats and assault in connection with a separate incident in July.

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Feds Making Prosecution of Child Predators a Top Priority

| September 20, 2019
Feds Making Prosecution of Child Predators a Top Priority

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – September marks back to school, and is an appropriate time to highlight the work the U.S. Attorney’s Office and its Project Safe Childhood partners are doing to prevent, investigate, and prosecute sexual predators, abusers, and pornographers who target children.

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District 9 Week Four Football Preview: 6 Unbeaten, 7 Winless Remain in D9

| September 20, 2019
District 9 Week Four Football Preview: 6 Unbeaten, 7 Winless Remain in D9

Going into the fifth weekend of the high school football season, 13 of District 9’s 23 football teams are either undefeated or winless.

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Soccer Recaps: Karns City Sweeps Keystone; Bauer Late Goal Lifts Forest Girls Past Clarion

| September 20, 2019
Soccer Recaps: Karns City Sweeps Keystone; Bauer Late Goal Lifts Forest Girls Past Clarion

KNOX, Pa. (D9Sports) – Dakota King and Nate Rondinelli each had hat tricks to lead visiting Karns City to a 13-0 win over Keystone.

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Volleyball Recaps: Clarion Tops Keystone, Cranberry Beats Moniteau

| September 20, 2019
Volleyball Recaps: Clarion Tops Keystone, Cranberry Beats Moniteau

KNOX, Pa. (D9Sports) – Korrin Burns recorded a double-double with 18 kills and 10 digs to lead visiting Clarion to a 3-0 (25-13, 25-18, 25-17) win over Keystone.

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Thursday’s District 9 Volleyball/Soccer Scores

| September 20, 2019

Sept. 19 volleyball/soccer scores.

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Sept. 20 District 9/10 Football Schedule

| September 20, 2019
Sept. 20 District 9/10 Football Schedule

Sept. 20 District 9/District 10 football schedule.

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