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

The top stories of the week are selected based on number of views by exploreVenango.com users.


Copyright © 2019 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.

Category: Local News, News, Uncategorized, Venango County Week in Review