Venango County Week in Review: Lawsuit Filed Against Franklin SD, District Court Employee Accused of Embezzling, More

| March 10, 2019

A look at the top stories in Venango County last week.

Lawsuit Claims Franklin School District Failed to Protect Girl from Being Sexually Abused by Teacher

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – A lawsuit filed in federal court against Franklin Area School District, Superintendent Pamela Dye, and Junior-Senior High School Principal Christina Cohlhepp alleges the district created a climate in which former teacher Kyle Askins could “prey upon” a girl he was convicted of sexually abusing. Read more

Three Rushed to Hospital After Plummer Street Crash

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Three people were sent to the hospital following a two-vehicle accident on Plummer Street in Oil City late Friday morning. Read more

Franklin Poorer, But Now Eligible for City-Wide CDBG Funds

FRANKLIN, Pa (EYT) – In a good news, bad news scenario, the City of Franklin is now eligible to apply for Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) that can be applied to the City as a whole. Read more

Noise Ordinance Needed in Franklin to Allow Restaurants/Bars to Continue Making Noise

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – The City of Franklin could be getting a noise ordinance in order to allow bars and restaurants in the Central Business District to continue to hold outdoor festivities that include music and/or bands. Read more

Former Employee Accused of Embezzling Over $8,600 from Magisterial District Court

CORNPLANTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman was arraigned on theft charges this morning in relation to allegations that she stole funds from a local Magisterial District Court where she was employed. Read more

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