Venango County News

WEATHER ALERT: Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Venango County

| January 20, 2019
WEATHER ALERT: Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Venango County

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued for Venango County and surrounding area.

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Join the EYT Team: Full-time, Part-Time, Freelance Reporters

| January 20, 2019

EYT Media Group, Inc., the parent company of CookForest.com, exploreClarion.com, exploreVenango.com, exploreJeffersonPA.com, D9Sports.com, and The Explore Radio Network, has immediate openings for full-time, part-time, and freelance reporters.

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Venango County Week in Review: Fatal Crash Victim Identified, OCPD Officer Cleared in Crash, Dollar Store Coming to Polk, More

| January 20, 2019
Venango County Week in Review: Fatal Crash Victim Identified, OCPD Officer Cleared in Crash, Dollar Store Coming to Polk, More

A look at the top stories in Venango County last week.

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Winter Storm Harper: Wolf Activates State Emergency Response Coordination Center

| January 19, 2019
Winter Storm Harper: Wolf Activates State Emergency Response Coordination Center

​HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Commonwealth Response Coordination Center (CRCC) at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) headquarters in Harrisburg activated at 8:00 AM in response to Winter Storm Harper, expected to affect the state today through Monday.

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Cancellations & Closings for Venango County on Sunday, January 20, 2019

| January 20, 2019

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Here are the cancellations and closings for Venango County and surrounding areas for Sunday, January 20, 2019:

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Commercial Vehicle Ban Lifted from More Interstates; Regional Interstate 80 Ban Remains in Effect

| January 20, 2019
Commercial Vehicle Ban Lifted from More Interstates; Regional Interstate 80 Ban Remains in Effect

Harrisburg, PA – With the weekend storm exiting Pennsylvania, some of the state’s remaining bans on commercial vehicle traffic on certain interstates and some expressways were removed at 7 a.m.

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Police Apprehend Man Wanted in North Carolina

| January 20, 2019
Police Apprehend Man Wanted in North Carolina

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – The Franklin Police Department apprehended a man on Friday afternoon who is wanted in North Carolina.

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PA Great Outdoors: Challenge Yourself This Year on the North Country Trail

| January 20, 2019
PA Great Outdoors: Challenge Yourself This Year on the North Country Trail

Did you know a trail more than twice the length of the Appalachian Trail runs right through the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region?

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Coston Cross to Perform Today at Deer Creek Winery

| January 20, 2019
Coston Cross to Perform Today at Deer Creek Winery

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Coston Cross will be entertaining at Deer Creek Winery on Sunday afternoon.

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The Medical Minute: The Causes & Complications of Snoring

| January 20, 2019
The Medical Minute: The Causes & Complications of Snoring

HERSHEY, Pa. – Nearly half of adults habitually snore when they sleep.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Sandy’s Apple-Caramel Pizza

| January 20, 2019
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Sandy’s Apple-Caramel Pizza

Try this amazing dessert submitted by Sandy! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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ClayToonz: Cork In The Union

| January 20, 2019
ClayToonz: Cork In The Union

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Cork In The Union.

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Milk and Bread? Area Shoppers Flock to Grocery Stores Ahead of Snow Storm

| January 19, 2019
Milk and Bread? Area Shoppers Flock to Grocery Stores Ahead of Snow Storm

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Did you get your milk and bread?

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Four Busted on Drug Charges After Police Raid Oil City Residence

| January 19, 2019
Four Busted on Drug Charges After Police Raid Oil City Residence

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Four people were arrested on drug charges after a search warrant was executed at an Oil City residence Friday.

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Dinner to Benefit Knox Woman Seriously Injured in Interstate 80 Crash

| January 19, 2019
Dinner to Benefit Knox Woman Seriously Injured in Interstate 80 Crash

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – A spaghetti benefit dinner will be held Sunday in Strattanville to help pay the mounting medical costs for a local woman seriously injured in an Interstate 80 accident just before Christmas.

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Oil City Man Charged With Meth Possession Following Traffic Stop

| January 19, 2019
Oil City Man Charged With Meth Possession Following Traffic Stop

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A traffic stop early Friday morning resulted in the arrest of an Oil City man for possession of methamphetamine.

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Mercer County DA Found Guilty of Obstructing the Administration of Law

| January 19, 2019
Mercer County DA Found Guilty of Obstructing the Administration of Law

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Friday that Mercer County District Attorney Miles Karson was found guilty by a jury of misdemeanor charges of obstruction of the administration of law, official oppression and hindering prosecution of a person with whom he was romantically linked.

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Titusville Police: ‘Another Gun Off the Streets’

| January 19, 2019
Titusville Police: ‘Another Gun Off the Streets’

TITUSVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – The Titusville Police say “another gun is off the streets” following an investigation involving two separate handguns.

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Widespread Snow Storm Expected to Strike Venango County Today

| January 19, 2019
Widespread Snow Storm Expected to Strike Venango County Today

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A widespread storm that could dump a foot or more of snow in Venango County and surrounding areas is expected to hit today.

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Cancellations & Early Closings for Venango County for Saturday, January 19, 2019

| January 19, 2019
Cancellations & Early Closings for Venango County for Saturday, January 19, 2019

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Here are the cancellations and early closings for Venango County and surrounding areas for Saturday, January 19, 2019:

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Governor Wolf Announces $10.5 Million for Preschool Students

| January 19, 2019
Governor Wolf Announces $10.5 Million for Preschool Students

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf on Friday announced an additional $10.5 million to help preschool-age children transition to kindergarten.

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Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate at 4.2% in December

| January 19, 2019
Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate at 4.2% in December

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its employment situation report for December 2018.

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State Police Warn of Scams Affecting Venango County

| January 19, 2019
State Police Warn of Scams Affecting Venango County

VENANGO COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – State Police are warning of scams affecting Venango County and the surrounding areas.

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Game Commission Reminds of Dangers in Attempting to Care for Wildlife

| January 19, 2019
Game Commission Reminds of Dangers in Attempting to Care for Wildlife

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In response to the incident that took place at Gifford Pinchot State Park, the Game Commission reminds the public that wildlife cannot be taken from the wild.

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Girls’ Basketball: Schreck Scores 32, Hauls Down 13 Rebounds in Nine-Point Cranberry Win

| January 19, 2019
Girls’ Basketball: Schreck Scores 32, Hauls Down 13 Rebounds in Nine-Point Cranberry Win

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (D9Sports) – Maliah Schreck scored a game-high 32 points and hauled in 13 rebounds to lead visiting Cranberry past Redbank Valley, 49-40.

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