Venango County News

State Police Calls: Burglary in Canal Twp., Criminal Mischief in Cherrytree Twp.

| September 21, 2018
State Police Calls: Burglary in Canal Twp., Criminal Mischief in Cherrytree Twp.

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

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PennDOT, PSP Highlight National Child Passenger Safety Week, Urge Seat Checks

| September 21, 2018
PennDOT, PSP Highlight National Child Passenger Safety Week, Urge Seat Checks

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania officials are urging motorists to take advantage of safety seat check resources across the state during National Child Passenger Safety Week, from September 23 through September 29.

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Oil City Looks to Get Back on Winning Track vs. DuBois; Franklin Travels to Fort LeBoeuf

| September 21, 2018
Oil City Looks to Get Back on Winning Track vs. DuBois; Franklin Travels to Fort LeBoeuf

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Oil City will look to get back on the winning track when it hosts suddenly resurgent DuBois at 6 p.m. Friday.

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Thursday’s Volleyball Roundup: Schreck Leads Cranberry Past Moniteau

| September 21, 2018
Thursday’s Volleyball Roundup: Schreck Leads Cranberry Past Moniteau

SENECA, Pa. – Malliah Schreck had 12 kills and eight digs in Cranberry’s 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-21) victory over Moniteau.

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Friday Night Lights: Union/ACV Hosts ECC at A-C Valley

| September 21, 2018
Friday Night Lights: Union/ACV Hosts ECC at A-C Valley

With six unbeaten teams remaining in District 9, it’ll be a battle at the top of the Large School Division as two of those 4-0 squads — Ridgway and Brockway — square off at Varischetti Field in Brockway starting at 7:30 p.m.

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Oil City Moves Football Game with DuBois Up an Hour to 6 p.m. Friday

| September 21, 2018
Oil City Moves Football Game with DuBois Up an Hour to 6 p.m. Friday

OIL CITY, Pa. (D9SPORTS) – Oil City has moved its kickoff time with DuBois Friday up an hour to 6 p.m.

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Friday/Saturday District 9 and District 10 Football Schedule

| September 21, 2018
Friday/Saturday District 9 and District 10 Football Schedule

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21-22 District 9 and District 10 football schedule.

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Thursday’s District 9 Volleyball and Soccer Scores

| September 21, 2018

Sept. 20 volleyball and soccer scores.

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2-minute Drill: Browns Wins, the Browns Win, the Browns Win!

| September 21, 2018
2-minute Drill: Browns Wins, the Browns Win, the Browns Win!

Your daily sports update.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Crockpot Breakfast Cobbler

| September 21, 2018
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Crockpot Breakfast Cobbler

Try this awesome make-ahead breakfast this weekend! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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ClayToonz: The More Things Change

| September 21, 2018
ClayToonz: The More Things Change

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: The More Things Change.

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Comically Incorrect: Passing Wind

| September 21, 2018
Comically Incorrect: Passing Wind

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Passing Wind.

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Man Flown to UPMC Presbyterian After Motorcycle Slams into Deer in Tionesta

| September 20, 2018
Man Flown to UPMC Presbyterian After Motorcycle Slams into Deer in Tionesta

TIONESTA, Pa. (EYT) – A man was flown to UPMC Presbyterian on Wednesday night after his motorcycle crashed into a deer in Tionesta.

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SPONSORED: All Month Long at Redbank Chevrolet $11,000 Off Remaining 2018 Silverado 1500 Crew Cabs

| September 20, 2018
SPONSORED: All Month Long at Redbank Chevrolet $11,000 Off Remaining 2018 Silverado 1500 Crew Cabs

Redbank Chevrolet is located at 500 Broad Street, New Bethlehem, Pa. For more information, visit their website here.

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More Than a Bridge: Pennsylvania Filmmakers Take Focus on Nebraska Bridge

| September 20, 2018
More Than a Bridge: Pennsylvania Filmmakers Take Focus on Nebraska Bridge

TIONESTA, Pa. (EYT) – Two local film studios have joined forces to tell the story of the Nebraska Bridge, a Forest County landmark best known for spending time underwater on an annual basis.

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Franklin Man Accused in Child Sex Case Waives Hearing

| September 20, 2018
Franklin Man Accused in Child Sex Case Waives Hearing

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man accused of child sex crimes waived his preliminary hearing on Wednesday.

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Shirey Sisters Sentenced Up to Nearly Two Years Behind Bars for Elder Abuse at Brookville Nursing Home

| September 20, 2018
Shirey Sisters Sentenced Up to Nearly Two Years Behind Bars for Elder Abuse at Brookville Nursing Home

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (EYT) — Two sisters who worked as aides at a Jefferson County nursing facility were sentenced today on charges related to the abuse of an elderly man.

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Cochranton Man to be Sentenced for Cranberry Township Burglary

| September 20, 2018
Cochranton Man to be Sentenced for Cranberry Township Burglary

CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Cochranton man who pleaded guilty to a 2017 burglary in Cranberry Township will be sentenced on Friday, September 28.

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State Trooper Who Cracked Serial Rapist Cold Case Honored by Justice Department

| September 20, 2018
State Trooper Who Cracked Serial Rapist Cold Case Honored by Justice Department

HARRISBURG, Pa.  – Trooper Joel D. Follmer, Troop F, Montoursville, was recognized this week by United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department for exceptional tenacity and determination that led to the arrest of an accused serial rapist with assaults dating back to 1994.

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James Announces Funding to Secure Disused Oil Wells

| September 20, 2018
James Announces Funding to Secure Disused Oil Wells

SENECA, Pa. – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) recenlty announced that the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) is the recipient of a $20,624 Orphan or Abandoned Well Plugging (OAWP) Program grant to close two oil wells in the Tippery Meadows Natural Area Preserve in Cranberry Township, Venango County.

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