Venango County News

DCNR Moves to Open Remaining State Park, Forest Facilities

| June 5, 2020
DCNR Moves to Open Remaining State Park, Forest Facilities

HARRISBURG, Pa. — On Thursday, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced the phased reopening of state parks and forest facilities continues Friday, June 5, in southeast and northeast Pennsylvania in line with Governor Tom Wolf’s direction to ensure Pennsylvanians have opportunities to safely enjoy outdoor recreation and help […]

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‘Free Pizza Friday’ a Hit in Venango County

| June 5, 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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Police Calls: DUI, Drug Possession, Car Vs. Deer

| June 5, 2020
Police Calls: DUI, Drug Possession, Car Vs. Deer

VENANGO/FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – Area police responded to the following calls:

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Oil City Junior Baseball Receives Grant

| June 5, 2020
Oil City Junior Baseball Receives Grant

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Oil City Junior Baseball was honored to receive the grant, Pitch In for Baseball and Softball.

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SPONSORED: New Hours, New Menu at The Liberty House in Clarion

| June 5, 2020
SPONSORED: New Hours, New Menu at The Liberty House in Clarion

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – The Liberty House, inside of the Clarion VFW, is now introducing its new hours and new menu.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

| June 5, 2020
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Make this quick and delicious snack this weekend!

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Comically Incorrect: Fiddle Dee and Fiddle Dumb

| June 5, 2020
Comically Incorrect: Fiddle Dee and Fiddle Dumb

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Fiddle Dee and Fiddle Dumb.

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Claytoonz: Who Dat Say What?

| June 5, 2020
Claytoonz: Who Dat Say What?

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Who Dat Say What?

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One New Coronavirus Case Reported in Venango County, Statewide Total Nears 74,000

| June 4, 2020
One New Coronavirus Case Reported in Venango County, Statewide Total Nears 74,000

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Health confirmed 537 new Coronavirus cases have been reported as of noon, Thursday, June 4, bringing the statewide total to 73,942. There are 5,817 total deaths attributed to COVID-19.

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Who’s Hiring in Venango County

| June 4, 2020
Who’s Hiring in Venango County

A look at which local companies have employment opportunities in Venango County and surrounding areas.

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Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf Marches with George Floyd Demonstrators in Harrisburg

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf Marches with George Floyd Demonstrators in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday joined hundreds of demonstrators as they marched through Harrisburg to protest the police killing of George Floyd, a black man from Minnesota.

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Gov. Wolf Renews COVID-19 Disaster Declaration for State Response & Recovery, Stay-at-Home Order Ends June 4

| June 4, 2020
Gov. Wolf Renews COVID-19 Disaster Declaration for State Response & Recovery, Stay-at-Home Order Ends June 4

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf renewed the 90-day disaster declaration he originally signed on March 6 following the announcement of the first two presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in the commonwealth. The declaration was set to expire on June 4.

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SPONSORED: BSI Financial Looking for Applicants Who Align With Core Values

| June 4, 2020
SPONSORED: BSI Financial Looking for Applicants Who Align With Core Values

TITUSVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – BSI Financial is always innovating, and now they are ready to expand their company.

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Wolf Administration Outlines Preliminary Guidance for Phased Reopening of Schools

| June 4, 2020
Wolf Administration Outlines Preliminary Guidance for Phased Reopening of Schools

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) said elementary and secondary schools in the state’s yellow and green phases may resume in-person instruction and activities beginning July 1 under a phased reopening approach.

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Titusville Woman Airlifted to UPMC Hamot After Vehicle Crashes Into Tree

| June 4, 2020
Titusville Woman Airlifted to UPMC Hamot After Vehicle Crashes Into Tree

CRAWFORD CO., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a Titusville woman was airlifted to UPMC Hamot in Erie following a crash that occurred late Wednesday morning on State Route 27.

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Emergency Blood Drive Set for June 9 at Cranberry Mall

| June 4, 2020
Emergency Blood Drive Set for June 9 at Cranberry Mall

SENECA, Pa., (EYT) – An emergency blood drive will be held on Tuesday, June 9, at the Cranberry Mall.

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Police: Man Faces Charges for Striking Three People While Drunk

| June 4, 2020
Police: Man Faces Charges for Striking Three People While Drunk

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is facing charges for reportedly engaging in a dispute that escalated into a physical assault of three people while he was drunk.

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Emergency Crews Respond to Vehicle Fire in Cornplanter Township

| June 4, 2020
Emergency Crews Respond to Vehicle Fire in Cornplanter Township

CORNPLANTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State police and firefighters responded to the scene of a vehicle that caught fire in Cornplanter Township late Tuesday afternoon.

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SPONSORED: Sligo Auto Salvage Back to Normal Business, Celebrating With Sale

| June 4, 2020
SPONSORED: Sligo Auto Salvage Back to Normal Business, Celebrating With Sale

Sligo Auto Salvage is back to normal business and is celebrating with 10% off new aftermarket parts for the Month of June.

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Police Respond to Rollover Crash on Route 666

| June 4, 2020
Police Respond to Rollover Crash on Route 666

HOWE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Marienville-based State Police responded to a rollover crash on State Route 666 late Tuesday morning.

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Cooperstown Man Accused of Sexual Assault of Two Young Girls Waives Hearing

| June 4, 2020
Cooperstown Man Accused of Sexual Assault of Two Young Girls Waives Hearing

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Cooperstown man waived his hearing on Wednesday on charges related to the alleged sexual assaults of two young girls.

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Hearing for Man Charged With Attempted Homicide in Connection With Shooting in Oil City Continued

| June 4, 2020
Hearing for Man Charged With Attempted Homicide in Connection With Shooting in Oil City Continued

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing for a Franklin man charged with attempted homicide and related charges in connection with a shooting that occurred in Oil City was continued on Wednesday.

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Gov. Wolf: Department of Health Reaches COVID-19 Testing Goal in May, Continues to Increase Testing in Several Regions

| June 4, 2020
Gov. Wolf: Department of Health Reaches COVID-19 Testing Goal in May, Continues to Increase Testing in Several Regions

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Department of Health reached its testing goals in May with more than 283,000 COVID-19 diagnostic test results reported to the department.

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State Police Calls: Vehicle Vs. Deer, Firearm Transfer Violation

| June 4, 2020
State Police Calls: Vehicle Vs. Deer, Firearm Transfer Violation

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police responded to the following calls:

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chipotle BBQ Pork Sandwiches

| June 4, 2020
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chipotle BBQ Pork Sandwiches

Serve this tasty sandwich with a side of fresh seasonal fruit!

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