Venango County News

Franklin Man Charged After Two-Year-Old Child Found Running Down Middle of Street

| March 25, 2017
Franklin Man Charged After Two-Year-Old Child Found Running Down Middle of Street

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) — A Franklin man has been charged with child endangerment after an incident earlier this week.

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Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Cooperstown Reverse Raffle, Live Music, and More

| March 25, 2017
Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Cooperstown Reverse Raffle, Live Music, and More

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

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Some Residents Still Without Water in Rouseville

| March 24, 2017
Some Residents Still Without Water in Rouseville

ROUSEVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – A water line break has left some Rouseville residents without water since Monday afternoon.

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Pa. Fish & Boat Commission Fishing Report

| March 26, 2017
Pa. Fish & Boat Commission Fishing Report

MEADVILLE, Pa. (EYT) — The Pa. Fish and Boat Commission has published the fishing report for the week of March 22.

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The Medical Minute: Marijuana Poses Unique Dangers to Children

| March 26, 2017
The Medical Minute: Marijuana Poses Unique Dangers to Children

HERSHEY, Pa. – As many states begin to legalize marijuana use for adults, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its warnings against use by children and adolescents.

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D9 All-Star Basketball Game to be Held April 1 at Keystone High School

| March 26, 2017
D9 All-Star Basketball Game to be Held April 1 at Keystone High School

CLARION, Pa. (D9Sports) – The Sportsmanship 1 Clarion YMCA District 9 boys’ and girls’ basketball All-Star basketball games will be played Saturday, April 1, at Keystone High School.

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MIllersville Sweep Sends Clarion U. Softball to 2-20

| March 26, 2017
MIllersville Sweep Sends Clarion U. Softball to 2-20

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. – The Clarion softball team just missed out on a split on Saturday, dropping decisions of 4-3 and 4-1 to Millersville in a doubleheader played at Seabar Field.

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Reading/Pine-Richland Game is Fantastic Finish to PIAA Playoffs

| March 26, 2017
Reading/Pine-Richland Game is Fantastic Finish to PIAA Playoffs

HERSHEY, Pa. (D9Sports) – In a night that will be remembered by all in attendance and watching on TV, Reading beat Pine-Richland 64-60 in front of a nearly sold-out Giant Center in the PIAA Class 6A championship.

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Slippery Rock Sweeps Clarion U. Baseball Again

| March 26, 2017
Slippery Rock Sweeps Clarion U. Baseball Again

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – The Clarion University baseball team dropped both games of its doubleheader against Slippery Rock Saturday afternoon by scores of 6-5 and 5-4, respectively.

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Saturday’s District 9 Baseball/Softball Scores

| March 26, 2017

March 25 baseball/softball scores.

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ClayToonz: Putin Them Out the Window

| March 26, 2017
ClayToonz: Putin Them Out the Window

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Putin Them Out the Window.

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Buck Harvest Up 9 Percent in 2016-2017 Seasons

| March 25, 2017
Buck Harvest Up 9 Percent in 2016-2017 Seasons

HARRISBURG, Pa. —  Pennsylvania’s buck harvest increased 9 percent, and the overall deer harvest was up 6 percent, in the 2016-17 seasons, which closed in January, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reported.

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Polk Police Seeking Information on Storage Unit Burglary

| March 25, 2017
Polk Police Seeking Information on Storage Unit Burglary

POLK, Pa. (EYT) — Polk Borough Police are seeking the public’s help in a burglary that occurred last week.

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S.D.I. Open Water Scuba Certification Class to be Held at Oil City YMCA

| March 25, 2017
S.D.I. Open Water Scuba Certification Class to be Held at Oil City YMCA

OIL CITY, Pa. – The Oil City YMCA will be hosting an S.D.I. Open Water Scuba Certification Class from April 19 to May 24.

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SCI-Forest Inmate Accused of Aggravated Assault

| March 25, 2017
SCI-Forest Inmate Accused of Aggravated Assault

JENKS TOWNSHIP, Forest Co., Pa. (EYT) — An inmate at the State Correctional Institution in Forest County is facing aggravated assault charges.

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Venango County Head Start Programs Receive 200 Totes From Phi Theta Kappa

| March 25, 2017
Venango County Head Start Programs Receive 200 Totes From Phi Theta Kappa

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) — Clarion University Venango Campus Phi Theta Kappa members recently delivered 200 totes each containing items focused on reading, writing, mathematics, art, science, history and fitness to area Head Start programs.

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Police Respond to Two-Vehicle Collision on Route 62

| March 25, 2017
Police Respond to Two-Vehicle Collision on Route 62

SANDYCREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police say a two-vehicle accident occurred Friday morning on US 62, in Sandycreek Township, Venango County.

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PA Unemployment Rate Declines to 5 Percent in February

| March 25, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – — The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report Friday for the month of February.

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Deer Creek Winery to Host Live Music Today by Gary Bickerstaff, Daniel Stockwell

| March 25, 2017
Deer Creek Winery to Host Live Music Today by Gary Bickerstaff, Daniel Stockwell

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Deer Creek Winery is hosting live entertainment today.

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Pa. Game Commissioners To Adopt 2017-18 Hunting & Trapping Seasons

| March 25, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its second quarterly meeting of 2017 on Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 28 at the Game Commission’s Harrisburg headquarters.

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Archbishop Wood too Much for Meadville in PIAA 5A Playoffs

| March 25, 2017
Archbishop Wood too Much for Meadville in PIAA 5A Playoffs

HERSHEY, Pa. (EYT) – In what could easily be looked at as a David vs. Goliath matchup, Goliath proved to be too much for Meadville Friday night in the PIAA Class 5A basketball championship game.

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