Venango County News

Fourth of July Festivities Week Offers Mix of Old and New

| June 24, 2022
Fourth of July Festivities Week Offers Mix of Old and New

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Franklin’s annual Fourth of July Festivities Week returns with the traditional parade and fireworks but also lots of music and children’s activities.

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Explore/D9 Unveils Summer Player Profile Series to Highlight Local Athletes

| June 24, 2022
Explore/D9 Unveils Summer Player Profile Series to Highlight Local Athletes

CLARION, Pa. (EYT/D9) – Explore Media Group and D9sports are kicking off their summer player profile series designed to highlight local athletes and their accomplishments.

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O’Toole Brannon Marks 35 Years of Service as Second-Grade Teacher

| June 25, 2022
O’Toole Brannon Marks 35 Years of Service as Second-Grade Teacher

TIONESTA, Pa. (EYT) – A local second-grade teacher is celebrating 35 years of service to the West Forest School District.

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CU Professor Named Pa. Psychology Association President

CU Professor Named Pa. Psychology Association President

CLARION, Pa. – Dr. Jeanne Slattery, professor of psychology at Clarion University, was recently inaugurated as president of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, which serves approximately 3,400 psychologists in Pennsylvania.

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YMCA Asks Community to ‘Send a Kid to Camp’

| June 25, 2022
YMCA Asks Community to ‘Send a Kid to Camp’

CRANBERRY, Pa. (EYT)  – YMCA Summer Camp at YMCA Camp Coffman is a special place for kids during the summer months.

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Police: Parker Woman Holds Gun to Her Head, Hits Fiancé With Metal Pipe During Domestic Dispute

| June 25, 2022
Police: Parker Woman Holds Gun to Her Head, Hits Fiancé With Metal Pipe During Domestic Dispute

PERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a Parker woman held a gun to her head and then hit her fiancé with a metal pipe during a domestic dispute. 

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State Fire Commissioner Urges Caution Ahead July 4th Celebrations

| June 25, 2022
State Fire Commissioner Urges Caution Ahead July 4th Celebrations

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As millions of Pennsylvanians prepare to celebrate Independence Day, Acting State Fire Commissioner Charles McGarvey joined local leaders and the Burn Prevention Network (BPN) on Thursday in urging residents to take the necessary steps to protect both their loved ones and property.

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DCNR Celebrates 2022 Ranger Trainee Graduates at Gifford Pinchot State Park

| June 25, 2022
DCNR Celebrates 2022 Ranger Trainee Graduates at Gifford Pinchot State Park

LEWISBERRY, Pa.  – Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn on Thursday visited Gifford Pinchot State Park for a park ranger commissioning ceremony honoring 2022 graduates of the department’s ranger trainee academy.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Blueberry Kuchen

| June 25, 2022
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Blueberry Kuchen

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Blueberry Kuchen – Sponsored by Clarion Federal Credit Union.

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Featured Local Job: Mental Health Worker

| June 24, 2022
Featured Local Job: Mental Health Worker

Abraxas currently has an opening for a Mental Health Worker at their Marienville facility.

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Police Searching For Suspects Who Stole Catalytic Converter from World of Wheels

| June 24, 2022
Police Searching For Suspects Who Stole Catalytic Converter from World of Wheels

CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State Police in Franklin are asking for the public’s help with information related to a theft of a catalytic converter earlier this week.

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Pa. Rural Robotics Initiative Announces Scholarship Opportunities For Technology Students

| June 24, 2022
Pa. Rural Robotics Initiative Announces Scholarship Opportunities For Technology Students

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – The deadline has been extended until July 15 for a unique opportunity for high school students interested in a career in information technology.

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Top Pa. Lawmakers Have Tentative Deal To Ban Private Money, Increase Funding For County Election Offices

| June 24, 2022
Top Pa. Lawmakers Have Tentative Deal To Ban Private Money, Increase Funding For County Election Offices

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Top Pennsylvania lawmakers have struck a tentative deal to get private money out of election administration.

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SPONSORED: West Park Rehab Treats Disc Problems

| June 24, 2022
SPONSORED: West Park Rehab Treats Disc Problems

SENECA, Pa. (EYT) – Physical therapists at West Park Rehab help people with disc problems by providing specific recommendations for treatment.

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Police Release Details of Motorcycle Crash That Left Harrisville Man Seriously Injured

| June 24, 2022
Police Release Details of Motorcycle Crash That Left Harrisville Man Seriously Injured

IRWIN TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State police have released information regarding a Harrisville man who was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash. 

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Spike Strips Deployed After Pursuit Suspect Crashes into Police Car

| June 24, 2022
Spike Strips Deployed After Pursuit Suspect Crashes into Police Car

MERCER CO., Pa. (EYT) – An Ohio man who crashed into a state police vehicle during a police chase is facing charges of felony assault, fleeing, and various DUI-related offenses. 

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New Waterways Conservation Officers Graduate, Prepare To Report To Regions For Duty

| June 24, 2022
New Waterways Conservation Officers Graduate, Prepare To Report To Regions For Duty

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission announced that 16 members of the 24th Class of Waterways Conservation Officers (WCO) have formally graduated from the agency’s H.R. Stackhouse School of Fishery Conservation and Watercraft Safety.

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Project Ignite: A Camp for Creative Kids!

| June 24, 2022
Project Ignite: A Camp for Creative Kids!

CLARION, Pa. – Since 2013, Clarion Center for the Arts has been sharing dance, music, theatre and more with kids entering 2nd-9th grade through their Project Ignite Creative Arts Camp. For kids who like to be creative, this camp is for them!

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State Police Calls: Police Investigating Burglary in Cranberry Township

| June 24, 2022
State Police Calls: Police Investigating Burglary in Cranberry Township

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

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Tuna and White Bean Lettuce Wraps

| June 24, 2022
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Tuna and White Bean Lettuce Wraps

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Tuna and White Bean Lettuce Wraps – Sponsored by Clarion Federal Credit Union.

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