Venango County News

Clarion U. Sports Hall of Fame Snapshot: Norb Baschnagel

| March 28, 2020
Clarion U. Sports Hall of Fame Snapshot: Norb Baschnagel

CLARION, Pa. – Norb Baschnagel is one of seven newly elected members to the Clarion University Sports Hall of Fame

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D9Sports Tournament of Champions Girls’ East Region Second Round

| March 28, 2020
D9Sports Tournament of Champions Girls’ East Region Second Round

The D9Sports Tournament of Champions heads into the second round on the girls’ side and starts with the East Region.

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D9 Alumni Update: Hunter Jones, Karns City – Grove City College

| March 28, 2020
D9 Alumni Update: Hunter Jones, Karns City – Grove City College

GROVE CITY, Pa. (D9Sports) – Grove City’s College’s Hunter Jones, a Karns City graduate, anchored Grove City’s 1600-meter relay at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championships, helping the Wolverines place fourth with a time of 3:33.98.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Crepes

| March 28, 2020
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Crepes

Make this awesome recipe for brunch or as a dessert!

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Comically Incorrect: Sleepwalker

| March 28, 2020
Comically Incorrect: Sleepwalker

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: .

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Claytoonz: Goodbye Granny

| March 28, 2020
Claytoonz: Goodbye Granny

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Goodbye Granny.

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First COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Clarion County; Another Death Reported in Butler County

| March 27, 2020
First COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Clarion County; Another Death Reported in Butler County

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A Clarion County resident has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), according to a release issued by Butler Health System on Friday afternoon.

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Representative Mike Kelly Tests Positive for COVID-19

| March 27, 2020
Representative Mike Kelly Tests Positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier, this week, U.S. Representative Mike Kelly began experiencing flu-like symptoms and consulted his doctor, who ordered a test for COVID-19. His test came back positive this afternoon.

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Governor Wolf and Health Secretary Expand ‘Stay at Home’ Order to Nine More Counties to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19, Counties Now Total 19

| March 27, 2020
Governor Wolf and Health Secretary Expand ‘Stay at Home’ Order to Nine More Counties to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19, Counties Now Total 19

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As the state continues to seek relief to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19, today Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine revised their “Stay at Home” orders to include nine additional counties. view full post »

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531 New Coronavirus Cases Reported in Pennsylvania, Bringing Total to 2,218

| March 27, 2020
531 New Coronavirus Cases Reported in Pennsylvania, Bringing Total to 2,218

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12:00 p.m., on Friday, March 27, 531 new Coronavirus cases have been reported, bringing the statewide total to 2,218.

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Gov. Wolf Signs COVID-19 Response Bills to Bolster Health Care System, Workers, and Education and Reschedule the Primary Election

| March 27, 2020
Gov. Wolf Signs COVID-19 Response Bills to Bolster Health Care System, Workers, and Education and Reschedule the Primary Election

HARRISBURGH, Pa. (EYT) – Governor Tom Wolf signed four bills today to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Pennsylvania that bolster the health care system, benefit workers and schools, and reschedule the 2020 primary election for June 2.

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How Prepared Are Our Local Hospitals to Handle a COVID-19 Outbreak?

| March 27, 2020
How Prepared Are Our Local Hospitals to Handle a COVID-19 Outbreak?

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – COVID-19 has started to hit Northwestern Pennsylvania, and the question on everyone’s mind is: “can our hospital systems handle it?”

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‘Free Pizza Friday’ a Hit in Venango County

| March 27, 2020
‘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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Local Restaurants Offering Takeout, Curbside To-Go, Delivery

| March 27, 2020
Local Restaurants Offering Takeout, Curbside To-Go, Delivery

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – In the midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic, local restaurants are switching things up to offer takeout, curbside services, and delivery.

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Kennerdell Woman Faces Charges After Young Children Found Left Alone for Hours

| March 27, 2020
Kennerdell Woman Faces Charges After Young Children Found Left Alone for Hours

CLINTON TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Kennerdell woman is facing criminal charges after reportedly leaving two young children home alone for several hours.

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SPONSORED: Stop at Deer Creek Winery on Friday Night for Wine Pairing & Food Carry-Out!

| March 27, 2020
SPONSORED: Stop at Deer Creek Winery on Friday Night for Wine Pairing & Food Carry-Out!

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Wine pairing and food carry-out is available at Deer Creek Winery in Shippenville.

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Coronavirus: Clarion Hospital President Inspired by Staff; Urges Community to Practice Social Distancing

| March 27, 2020
Coronavirus: Clarion Hospital President Inspired by Staff; Urges Community to Practice Social Distancing

Clarion Hospital President Steven Davis issued the following letter:

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Farmers of Marble Informs Policyholders on Company Operations Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

| March 27, 2020
Farmers of Marble Informs Policyholders on Company Operations Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

MARBLE, Pa. (EYT) – Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Marble, PA, issued the following release in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Allegheny National Forest Closes Campgrounds until Further Notice

| March 27, 2020
Allegheny National Forest Closes Campgrounds until Further Notice

WARREN, Pa. — In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the USDA Forest Service – Allegheny National Forest has decided to reduce services available for outdoor recreation. All ANF campgrounds, group-use areas, bathrooms, and other facilities have been closed indefinitely for the health and safety of visitors and staff. 

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Hearing Set for Next Week for Franklin Man Accused of Stalking

| March 27, 2020
Hearing Set for Next Week for Franklin Man Accused of Stalking

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – A hearing is set for next week for a Franklin man accused of stalking a known victim.

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Emlenton Man Involved in Head-On Collision

| March 27, 2020
Emlenton Man Involved in Head-On Collision

ASHLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An Emlenton man was involved in a head-on crash that occurred early Monday morning near Kossuth, Clarion County.

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Nearly 650,000 Unemployment Claims Filed in Pennsylvania Between March 15 and March 25

| March 27, 2020
Nearly 650,000 Unemployment Claims Filed in Pennsylvania Between March 15 and March 25

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Unemployment claims in Pennsylvania rose nearly 71 percent in less than four days mainly due to the effects of COVID-19, according to data released by the commonwealth’s Department of Labor & Industry Thursday, March 26.

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Wolf Administration Launches Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Critical Medical Supplies Procurement Portal

| March 27, 2020
Wolf Administration Launches Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Critical Medical Supplies Procurement Portal

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced the creation of a new web portal that will expedite the procurement of critical medical supplies for Pennsylvania’s health care system during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Amid Public Health Pandemic, Senator Casey Warns Consumers to Beware of New Coronavirus Scams

| March 27, 2020
Amid Public Health Pandemic, Senator Casey Warns Consumers to Beware of New Coronavirus Scams

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In light of an influx of scams related to the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Ranking Member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, is warning consumers to beware of new Coronavirus scams.

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Police Investigating Burglary at Sheffield Container

| March 27, 2020
Police Investigating Burglary at Sheffield Container

SHERRIELD TWP., Warren Co., Pa. (EYT) – Warren-based State Police are investigating a burglary that occurred recently at Sheffield Container in southern Warren County.

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