Venango County News

Pa. Dept. of Health: One COVID-19 Case Removed from Venango County Tally, 806 New Cases Reported Statewide

| September 25, 2020
Pa. Dept. of Health: One COVID-19 Case Removed from Venango County Tally, 806 New Cases Reported Statewide

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., September 25, that there are 806 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 154,203.

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Featured Local Job: Full and Part-Time Retail Sales

| September 25, 2020
Featured Local Job: Full and Part-Time Retail Sales

GRex Wireless is seeking detail-oriented, highly motivated individuals for full-time and part-time positions at their Seneca location.

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Free Pizza Friday a Hit Among Local Residents

| September 25, 2020
Free Pizza Friday a Hit Among Local Residents

Villa Italia Ristorante and exploreVenango.com have teamed up to offer Venango County residents a weekly giveaway – Free Pizza Friday!

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SPONSORED: Wessex Performance is Offering Excellent Deals on Husqvarna Equipment Today Only!

| September 26, 2020
SPONSORED: Wessex Performance is Offering Excellent Deals on Husqvarna Equipment Today Only!

SLIGO, Pa. – Hurry in to Wessex Performance today, Saturday, September 26, only to take advantage of this sale!

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CEC Members Elect Directors, Board Elects Officers

| September 26, 2020
CEC Members Elect Directors, Board Elects Officers

PARKER, Pa. – Central Electric Cooperative’s (CEC’s) members re-elected board of director, Kenneth Durrett, representing Butler County; and Richard Weaver, representing Clarion County; at their Annual Meeting of the Members on Friday, August 21, 2020, at CEC’s headquarters in Parker.

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Hearing for Oil City Man Charged With Grabbing Woman by the Throat, Threatening Her & Her Children Set for Next Week

| September 26, 2020
Hearing for Oil City Man Charged With Grabbing Woman by the Throat, Threatening Her & Her Children Set for Next Week

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is facing a hearing next week on charges from an incident where he allegedly grabbed a woman by the throat, threatened to harm her and her children, and prevented her from leaving a residence.

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Wolf Administration Leads Training on Treating Pregnant & Parenting People With Opioid Use Disorder

| September 26, 2020
Wolf Administration Leads Training on Treating Pregnant & Parenting People With Opioid Use Disorder

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As recovery month continues, the departments of Health and Drug and Alcohol Programs, along with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), partnered to provide training on SAMHSA’s Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting People with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and Their Infants.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Pumpkin-Pecan Baked Oatmeal

| September 26, 2020
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Pumpkin-Pecan Baked Oatmeal

Super easy prep for this pumpkin-pecan baked oatmeal! view full post »

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SPONSORED: Stiller’s Meats in Seneca Offers Weekly Specials

| September 25, 2020
SPONSORED: Stiller’s Meats in Seneca Offers Weekly Specials

SENECA, Pa. – This week’s special at Stiller’s Meats & Smokehouse is chicken breast and free smoked cheese with purchase of beef sticks.

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Franklin Man Accused of Stalking, Harassment

| September 25, 2020
Franklin Man Accused of Stalking, Harassment

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man is facing stalking and related charges for allegedly continuing to contact and harass his ex-girlfriend.

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Police Respond to Two-Vehicle Crash in Jackson Township

| September 25, 2020
Police Respond to Two-Vehicle Crash in Jackson Township

JACKSON TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a crash occurred on State Route 965 on Monday morning after a Franklin man failed to yield the right of way and struck a truck.

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Emlenton Woman Who Threw Knife at Fiancé During Domestic Dispute Due Back in Court Next Week

| September 25, 2020
Emlenton Woman Who Threw Knife at Fiancé During Domestic Dispute Due Back in Court Next Week

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – An Emlenton woman who reportedly threw a knife at her fiancé during a domestic dispute, leaving him with a stab wound, is scheduled to stand for a hearing in court next week.

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Hearing for Oil City Woman Charged With Threatened Man With Taser Continued

| September 25, 2020
Hearing for Oil City Woman Charged With Threatened Man With Taser Continued

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing was continued on Wednesday for an Oil City woman who reportedly threatened a man with a taser.

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Two Area Men Escape Injuries in Route 19 Crash

| September 25, 2020
Two Area Men Escape Injuries in Route 19 Crash

MERCER CO., Pa. (EYT) – Police say two local men were involved in a crash that occurred on State Route 19 late last week.

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SPONSORED: Armstrong Indiana Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission to Hold Presentation/ Training

| September 25, 2020
SPONSORED: Armstrong Indiana Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission to Hold Presentation/ Training

Armstrong Indiana Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission is holding a presentation to help parents prevent drug abuse, along with a Narcan training session on September 26.

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Advisory Committee Recommends Pausing Unemployment Benefit System Change During Unprecedented Claims Volume

| September 25, 2020
Advisory Committee Recommends Pausing Unemployment Benefit System Change During Unprecedented Claims Volume

HARRISBURG, Pa. – At the recommendation of state legislators, stakeholders and the U.S. Department of Labor, Pennsylvania will avoid potentially disrupting people relying on unemployment compensation by pausing the launch of a new system that will change how to file for and claim benefits.

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Agriculture Secretary Encourages Farmers to Reach Out As Industry Faces Growing Stress Throughout Pandemic

| September 25, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Encourages Farmers to Reach Out As Industry Faces Growing Stress Throughout Pandemic

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Department of Human Services Dr. Perri Rosen joined industry and healthcare representatives for an open conversation about decreasing stigma surrounding mental health in agriculture.

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SPONSORED: Puzzled About Your Medicare Options? Haws Ricker Insurance is Here to Help You

| September 25, 2020
SPONSORED: Puzzled About Your Medicare Options? Haws Ricker Insurance is Here to Help You

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Don’t let Medicare options intimidate you, contact Haws Ricker Insurance today!

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State Police Calls: Retail Theft, Criminal Mischief, Car Vs. Deer

| September 25, 2020
State Police Calls: Retail Theft, Criminal Mischief, Car Vs. Deer

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

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Pennsylvania State Police Issue Utility Scam Warning

| September 25, 2020
Pennsylvania State Police Issue Utility Scam Warning

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania State Police have issued a warning regarding reports of a utility call scam.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Banana-Nut Waffle Cake

| September 25, 2020
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Banana-Nut Waffle Cake

Day 6 of Fall Breakfast Week will bring your waffles to a whole new level!

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Comically Incorrect: Softballs

| September 25, 2020
Comically Incorrect: Softballs

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Softballs.

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SPONSORED: Tough Day Challenge to Be Held at Wanango Country Club

| September 24, 2020
SPONSORED: Tough Day Challenge to Be Held at Wanango Country Club

RENO, Pa. (EYT) – Wanango Country Club challenges you to accept the Tough Day Challenge on Sunday, September 27th.

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Two New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Venango County, 853 Positives Statewide

| September 24, 2020
Two New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Venango County, 853 Positives Statewide

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., September 24, that there were 853 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 153,397. 

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Who’s Hiring in Venango County

| September 24, 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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