Venango County News

School Closings and Delays for Thursday, November 15, 2018

| November 15, 2018
School Closings and Delays for Thursday, November 15, 2018

A look at the school closings and delays for Venango County and surrounding areas for Thursday, November 15, 2018, brought to you by 4 Your Car Connection and Cranberry Wellness Center.

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Franklin Students Qualify for National Academic Games Tournament

| November 15, 2018
Franklin Students Qualify for National Academic Games Tournament

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Two Franklin students will be traveling to Orlando, Florida, for a major academic event this spring.

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Venango Co. Man Charged for Trying to Steal Money From Cars to ‘Pay Probation Fines’

| November 15, 2018
Venango Co. Man Charged for Trying to Steal Money From Cars to ‘Pay Probation Fines’

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – A local man is facing charges after he allegedly rummaged through vehicles in Shippenville Borough to search for money to pay his probation fines.

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Once Upon a Christmas Kicks Off Friday in Knox

| November 15, 2018
Once Upon a Christmas Kicks Off Friday in Knox

KNOX, Pa. (EYT) – ‘Tis the season… We are sure that you will find something special for everyone on Santa’s list at Once Upon a Christmas event in Knox.

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SCI Forest Inmate Accused of Cutting Staff Member with Makeshift Weapon

| November 15, 2018
SCI Forest Inmate Accused of Cutting Staff Member with Makeshift Weapon

JENKS TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An inmate at SCI Forest is facing assault charges following an incident where he allegedly attacked a facility staff member.

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SPONSORED: Sign Up for a Chance to Win a Rough Country Leveling Kit from Wessex Performance

| November 15, 2018
SPONSORED: Sign Up for a Chance to Win a Rough Country Leveling Kit from Wessex Performance

It’s time to take your ride to new heights for November!

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Oil City’s Koyack Re-signs with Jaguars

| November 15, 2018
Oil City’s Koyack Re-signs with Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fl. (EYT) – The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed tight end Ben Koyack, an Oil City native, to their 53-player roster.

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Auditor General: Venango County Receives Nearly $177k to Help Volunteer Firefighters Protect Communities

| November 15, 2018
Auditor General: Venango County Receives Nearly $177k to Help Volunteer Firefighters Protect Communities

YORK, Pa. (EYT) – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced that he has released nearly $177,000.00 to Venango County to help volunteer firefighters’ relief associations provide training and equipment.

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Oil City Woman Waives Hearing on Drug Charges Related to Overdose Incident

| November 15, 2018
Oil City Woman Waives Hearing on Drug Charges Related to Overdose Incident

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman waived her preliminary hearing on Wednesday on drug charges related to a recent overdose incident in Oil City.

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PA Department of Health Encourages Awareness, Education of Diabetes

| November 15, 2018
PA Department of Health Encourages Awareness, Education of Diabetes

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration is encouraging all Pennsylvanians to be aware of the signs and symptoms of diabetes and the ways to reduce the risk of developing the disease by practicing a healthy lifestyle and regularly seeing a primary care provider.

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Pitt Can Clinch ACC Coastal Division Title; Spot in ACC Title Game with Win at Wake Forest Saturday

| November 15, 2018
Pitt Can Clinch ACC Coastal Division Title; Spot in ACC Title Game with Win at Wake Forest Saturday

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The ACC Coastal Division Title and a spot in the ACC Title game is at stake Saturday when Pitt travels to Winston-Salem, N.C., to take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons.

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Penn State Looks to Continue to Gain Traction Against 1-Win Rutgers Saturday

| November 15, 2018
Penn State Looks to Continue to Gain Traction Against 1-Win Rutgers Saturday

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – No. 16/15 Penn State plays its final road game of the year Saturday at Rutgers, starting at noon on BTN.

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Clarion Women Allow Fourth-Fewest Point in School History; Hegedus Leads Offense in Win Wednesday

| November 15, 2018
Clarion Women Allow Fourth-Fewest Point in School History; Hegedus Leads Offense in Win Wednesday

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Limiting visiting Penn State Greater Allegheny to the fourth-fewest points in school history, the Clarion University women’s basketball team improved to 3-0 for the first time since the 2007-08 season with a 77-23 win in its home opener at the Student Recreation Center.

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Wasilowski’s Long Career Honored as He Steps Down as Redbank Valley Football Coach

| November 15, 2018
Wasilowski’s Long Career Honored as He Steps Down as Redbank Valley Football Coach

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (D9Sports) – All school districts have “that guy.” The person that may not hold a formal leadership position, but their mere experience and presence exudes leadership as they impact others around them. Many times this is compounded with the fact that they have taught at the school district literally for decades. Eventually, […]

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chicken & Rice Chowder

| November 15, 2018
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chicken & Rice Chowder

This hearty soup is great for a cold wintry day! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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Comically Incorrect: Fuel for Thought

| November 15, 2018
Comically Incorrect: Fuel for Thought

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Fuel for Thought.

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ClayToonz: Couting Isn’t Cheating

| November 15, 2018
ClayToonz: Couting Isn’t Cheating

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Couting Isn’t Cheating.

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Franklin Man Accused of Sending Threatening Letters to Officials Held for Court

| November 14, 2018
Franklin Man Accused of Sending Threatening Letters to Officials Held for Court

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man who allegedly sent threatening letters to several officials and others Venango County residents was held for court on Wednesday afternoon.

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Winter Weather on the Way

| November 14, 2018
Winter Weather on the Way

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A winter storm is on its way, bringing with it messy roads and travel headaches.

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WEATHER ALERT: Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Venango County

| November 14, 2018
WEATHER ALERT: Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Venango County

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Venango County and surrounding areas.

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