Venango County News

Venango County in Moderate Level of COVID-19 Community Transmission as Gov. Wolf, Sec. Levine Present Latest Data

| October 19, 2020
Venango County in Moderate Level of COVID-19 Community Transmission as Gov. Wolf, Sec. Levine Present Latest Data

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As a fall resurgence of COVID-19 becomes more evident in Pennsylvania and across the country, Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today presented an update on the COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard and case data, and asked Pennsylvanians to unite against COVID.

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Pa. Dept. of Health: 12 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Venango County

| October 19, 2020
Pa. Dept. of Health: 12 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Venango County

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., October 19, that there were 1,103 new cases, in addition to 1,269 new cases reported on Sunday, October 18 for a two-day total of 2,372 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 183,315.

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Featured Local Job: Sprayer/Finisher at Myers Custom Woodworks

| October 19, 2020
Featured Local Job: Sprayer/Finisher at Myers Custom Woodworks

Myers Custom Woodworks specializes in building high-end kitchen cabinetry, high-quality furniture, and other wood projects.

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Six-Year-Old Child Flown to Pittsburgh Hospital After Being Hit by Vehicle in Cranberry Township

| October 19, 2020
Six-Year-Old Child Flown to Pittsburgh Hospital After Being Hit by Vehicle in Cranberry Township

CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A six-year-old child was airlifted to Children’s Hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Cranberry Township on Saturday morning.

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2020 Halloween Guide for Venango County and Surrounding Areas

| October 16, 2020
2020 Halloween Guide for Venango County and Surrounding Areas

A look at this year’s Halloween festivities and trick-or-treat schedules for Venango County and surrounding areas.

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Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Week: Dillon

| October 19, 2020
Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Week: Dillon

Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend this week is Dillon – Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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Investigation Underway After Biden Signs Shot with Paintball Gun in Venango County

| October 19, 2020
Investigation Underway After Biden Signs Shot with Paintball Gun in Venango County

PLEASANTVILLE BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – State police are investigating an incident where presidential campaign signs were damaged in Pleasantville Borough.

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Gov. Wolf, Dr. Levine to Provide Update on COVID-19 in Pa. Today

| October 19, 2020
Gov. Wolf, Dr. Levine to Provide Update on COVID-19 in Pa. Today

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine are expected to provide an update on the coronavirus pandemic in Pennsylvania early Monday afternoon.

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Police Investigating Theft of Biden Campaign Sign in Emlenton

| October 19, 2020
Police Investigating Theft of Biden Campaign Sign in Emlenton

SCRUBGRASS TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police are seeking information on the theft of a campaign sign in Emlenton.

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Local Woman Injured in Suspected DUI Crash

| October 19, 2020
Local Woman Injured in Suspected DUI Crash

PRESIDENT TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a local woman was injured in a suspected DUI crash on State Route 62 on Friday evening.

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SPONSORED: ‘Fuel Up to Play 60’ Rewards Offered by Subway Restaurants

| October 19, 2020
SPONSORED: ‘Fuel Up to Play 60’ Rewards Offered by Subway Restaurants

Participate in the Subway Sunday Challenge and earn delicious a reward.

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Franklin Couple Charged With Child Endangerment After Toddler Suffered Unexplained Broken Leg Due in Court on Wednesday

| October 19, 2020
Franklin Couple Charged With Child Endangerment After Toddler Suffered Unexplained Broken Leg Due in Court on Wednesday

SANDYCREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin couple whose toddler suffered an unexplained broken leg are due in court on Wednesday for a hearing on child endangerment charges.

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State Police Seeking Information on Trailer Stolen Near Emlenton

| October 19, 2020
State Police Seeking Information on Trailer Stolen Near Emlenton

SCRUBGRASS TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State police are seeking information on the theft of a construction trailer that recently occurred in the Emlenton area.

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Hearing for Franklin Man Accused of Leaving Two-Year-Old Home Alone Set for Wednesday

| October 19, 2020
Hearing for Franklin Man Accused of Leaving Two-Year-Old Home Alone Set for Wednesday

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man is facing a hearing on Wednesday on a child endangerment charge for reportedly leaving a two-year-old child home alone while he went to purchase cigarettes.

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SPONSORED: Check Out Window World in Butler If You Are in Need of New Windows

| October 19, 2020
SPONSORED: Check Out Window World in Butler If You Are in Need of New Windows

Improve your home from the inside out with quality replacement windows, doors, and siding from Window World of Butler, Pa.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: French Toast Casserole

| October 19, 2020
Venango County Recipe of the Day: French Toast Casserole

Topped with cinnamon and sugar, this French toast casserole is the easiest breakfast ever!

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Comically Incorrect: What’s in a Name?

| October 19, 2020
Comically Incorrect: What’s in a Name?

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: What’s in a Name?

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Claytoonz: Flock Together

| October 19, 2020
Claytoonz: Flock Together

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Flock Together.

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All American Awards and Engraving Soldier Spotlight: John McMillen

| October 18, 2020
All American Awards and Engraving Soldier Spotlight: John McMillen

John McMillen served our country in the United States Navy.

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Report of Retail Theft Leads to Felony Drug Charges for Franklin Man

| October 18, 2020
Report of Retail Theft Leads to Felony Drug Charges for Franklin Man

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man was reportedly caught in possession of over 100 grams of marijuana after being taken into custody for a retail theft in Oil City.

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SPONSORED: The Korner Restaurant Is Offering Beef Tips Over Noodles on Sunday, Daily Specials, Seating Limited

| October 18, 2020
SPONSORED: The Korner Restaurant Is Offering Beef Tips Over Noodles on Sunday, Daily Specials, Seating Limited

RIMERSBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Korner Restaurant is offering Beef Tips Over Noodles as their special on Sunday, October 18. There are also daily specials and homemade soup throughout the week!

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The Medical Minute: Getting Help Following a Sexual Assault

| October 18, 2020
The Medical Minute: Getting Help Following a Sexual Assault

HERSHEY, Pa. – Every 73 seconds, somebody is sexually assaulted in the United States. In addition to the immediate pain and terror, an assault can leave trauma that lasts a lifetime.

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Woman Accused of Theft of Items Left in Shopping Cart at Area Store

| October 18, 2020
Woman Accused of Theft of Items Left in Shopping Cart at Area Store

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – Charges have been filed against an area woman who allegedly took several items a customer had paid for and left in a shopping cart at a local store.

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AAA: Move Over, Slow Down, Save Lives

| October 18, 2020
AAA: Move Over, Slow Down, Save Lives

National Move Over Awareness Day was recognized on Saturday, October 17, 2020, and AAA East Central is reminding motorists of the importance of making space for those responders at the roadside.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Contest-Winning Eggplant Parmesan

| October 18, 2020
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Contest-Winning Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant mixed with Italian flavors makes for a delectable entree!

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Seven New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Venango County, One in Forest County

| October 17, 2020
Seven New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Venango County, One in Forest County

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported on Saturday, October 17, 2020, that seven new coronavirus cases were reported in Venango County bringing the county total to 177 cases and one new case in Forest County bringing its total to 18.

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