Venango County News

Three Oil City Wrestlers Qualify For Regional Tournament

| February 26, 2017
Three Oil City Wrestlers Qualify For Regional Tournament

ERIE, Pa. (EYT) – The Oil City Oilers wrestling team has three competitors headed to the Class AAA Northwest Regional tournament after their performances in this weekend’s District 10 tournament in Erie at McDowell High School.

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Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Oil Country Bluegrass Festival, Food Specials, and More

| February 26, 2017
Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Oil Country Bluegrass Festival,  Food Specials, and More

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

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Franklin’s Exley Qualifies for Regional Wrestling Tournament

| February 26, 2017
Franklin’s Exley Qualifies for Regional Wrestling Tournament

SHARON, Pa. (EYT) – The Franklin Knights wrestling team has one grappler headed to the Class AA Northwest Regional Tournament after this weekend’s action at the District 10 tournament in Sharon.

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Venango County Looks to Educate About Animal Welfare

| February 26, 2017
Venango County Looks to Educate About Animal Welfare

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Venango County’s approach to animal cruelty and neglect is one of education, more than punishment, according to county Sheriff Eric Foy (pictured above).

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Cranberry Sending Trio of Wrestlers to Regional Tournament

| February 26, 2017
Cranberry Sending Trio of Wrestlers to Regional Tournament

HYDE, Pa. (EYT) – The Cranberry Berries wrestling team may not have crowned any District 9 2A champs Saturday’s tournament at Clearfield Area High School, but they are sending three to the Northwest Regional Tournament.

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Auditions for ‘Young Frankenstein’ to Be Held March 4 through March 6

| February 26, 2017
Auditions for ‘Young Frankenstein’ to Be Held March 4 through March 6

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Auditions for the upcoming production of “Young Frankenstein” will be held in March at the Barrow Civic Theatre.

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Chancellor Brogan, Other System Leaders Seek Increased Investment in State Universities

| February 26, 2017
Chancellor Brogan, Other System Leaders Seek Increased Investment in State Universities

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education Chancellor Frank T. Brogan and other System leaders on Friday urged members of both the House and Senate appropriations committees to support increased investment in the state-owned universities as they consider the proposed 2017-18 Commonwealth budget.

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Franklin Woman, Child Escape Injuries in Crash on Route 322

| February 26, 2017
Franklin Woman, Child Escape Injuries in Crash on Route 322

CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A one-vehicle accident occurred around 1:56 p.m. on February 24, on US 322 westbound, west of Tanglewood Drive, in Cranberry Township, Venango County.

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Teens Can Win Big Money in Driving Competition

| February 26, 2017

SUGARCREEK, Pa. – The sixth annual Venango and Forest County Teen Driving Competition will be held on Saturday, April 26, at the Rocky Grove Volunteer Fire Department in Sugarcreek Borough.

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Deer Creek Winery to Host Sunday Afternoon Entertainment with Ricci Hardt

| February 26, 2017
Deer Creek Winery to Host Sunday Afternoon Entertainment with Ricci Hardt

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Ricci Hardt will be entertaining at Deer Creek Winery on Sunday, February 26.

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Oil City Pi Day Pi K Race Set for March 11

| February 26, 2017

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Oil City High School’s Math and Physics Club will host its Third Annual Pi Day Pi K race on March 11.

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Clarion Forest VNA Acknowledges Woman for Her Community Service

| February 26, 2017
Clarion Forest VNA Acknowledges Woman for Her Community Service

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – To be a volunteer takes a special person – one who gives of herself/himself without any expectations from the community.

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Nearly One-Third of Consumers Surveyed Aren’t Aware They Use the Cloud, Suggesting Security Concerns

| February 26, 2017
Nearly One-Third of Consumers Surveyed Aren’t Aware They Use the Cloud, Suggesting Security Concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. – There is confusion over what qualifies as ‘the cloud,’ according to a new consumer survey.

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The Medical Minute: Spotting the Symptoms of an Eating Disorder

| February 26, 2017
The Medical Minute: Spotting the Symptoms of an Eating Disorder

HERSHEY, Pa. – Millions of people across the United States struggle with eating disorders. With so much public discussion about obesity and healthy eating, conversations about weight and BMI — or body mass index — can actually make the problem worse.

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District 9 Basketball Brackets Updated

| February 26, 2017
District 9 Basketball Brackets Updated

BROCKWAY, Pa. (D9Sports) – District 9 updated its basketball brackets to include some semifinal and championship information Saturday while still leaving TBAs for most championship contests and at least a location of one semifinal game.

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Clarion U. Football Adds Eight More Recruits

| February 26, 2017
Clarion U. Football Adds Eight More Recruits

CLARION, Pa. – The Clarion football team has added yet another batch of recruits to its already-impressive haul this year, with eight more high school seniors offering their commitment to join the Golden Eagles this fall.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chicken Piccata

| February 26, 2017

– Your family will love this recipe!

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ClayToonz: Who’s Your Caddy?

| February 26, 2017
ClayToonz: Who’s Your Caddy?

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Who’s Your Caddy?

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Cooperstown Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 14-Year-Old Boy

| February 25, 2017
Cooperstown Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 14-Year-Old Boy

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Felony sexual assault charges were filed Friday against a 20-year-old Cooperstown man accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy in Oil City.

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Perry Helps Rocky Grove Boys Roll into D10 2A Semifinals

| February 25, 2017
Perry Helps Rocky Grove Boys Roll into D10 2A Semifinals

Oil City, Pa. (EYT) – On Friday night at the House of Hustle in Oil City, it was the Travis Perry show as Rocky Grove rolled past Iroquois 67-48 in a District 10 Class 2A quarterfinal matchup. view full post »

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