Venango County News

Venango County Reports Three Additional Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 Since Saturday

| January 25, 2021
Venango County Reports Three Additional Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 Since Saturday

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that Venango County reported 31 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths as of 12:00 a.m. on January 25.

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Featured Local Job: Part-Time Shelter Staff in Oil City

| January 25, 2021
Featured Local Job: Part-Time Shelter Staff in Oil City

Emmaus Haven of Venango is currently accepting applications for part-time employment at it’s Men’s Homeless Shelter in Oil City.

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WEATHER ALERT: Ice, Mixed Precipitation Expected for Venango County

| January 25, 2021
WEATHER ALERT: Ice, Mixed Precipitation Expected for Venango County

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Venango County and surrounding areas.

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All American Awards and Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Korean War Veteran Marshall Tucker

| January 24, 2021
All American Awards and Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Korean War Veteran Marshall Tucker

Marshall Tucker served our country in the United State Air Force.

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Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Week: Princess Penne

| January 25, 2021
Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Week: Princess Penne

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

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New Details Emerge in Domestic Dispute That Ended in Bathroom Being Set on Fire

| January 25, 2021
New Details Emerge in Domestic Dispute That Ended in Bathroom Being Set on Fire

GREEN TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – Additional details of an incident where a man reportedly choked a woman and pulled a gun on her, and the woman then set fire to the man’s home have been released.

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Police Respond to Two-Vehicle Crash on Route 322

| January 25, 2021
Police Respond to Two-Vehicle Crash on Route 322

ASHLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police responded to a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Route 322 late last week.

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Area Woman Injured in Oil Creek Township Crash

| January 25, 2021
Area Woman Injured in Oil Creek Township Crash

OIL CREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An area woman was injured in a crash that occurred late last week in Oil Creek Township.

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Franklin Man Charged With Harassing Woman, Threatening Man, Juvenile Due in Court on Wednesday

| January 25, 2021
Franklin Man Charged With Harassing Woman, Threatening Man, Juvenile Due in Court on Wednesday

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing is scheduled for Wednesday for a Franklin man who allegedly harassed a woman then threatened a man and a juvenile who asked him to leave the woman’s property.

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SPONSORED: Easterseals Looks Back at Highlights of 2020

| January 25, 2021
SPONSORED: Easterseals Looks Back at Highlights of 2020

Join Easterseals as they look back at their favorite moments of 2020!

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Hearing for Oil City Man Charged With Theft of Packages from Housing Unit Set for Wednesday

| January 25, 2021
Hearing for Oil City Man Charged With Theft of Packages from Housing Unit Set for Wednesday

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is facing a hearing on Wednesday on felony burglary and related charges for allegedly stealing packages from a housing unit in Oil City.

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Truck Jackknifes on I-80 in Scrubgrass Township

| January 25, 2021
Truck Jackknifes on I-80 in Scrubgrass Township

SCRUBGRASS TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a driver lost control and jackknifed a truck on Interstate 80 eastbound in Scrubgrass Township on Saturday morning.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Two-Cheese Mashed Potato Casserole

| January 25, 2021
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Two-Cheese Mashed Potato Casserole

This dish is perfect with ham loaf!

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Featured Local Job: Director of Adult/Juvenile Court Supervision Services

| January 24, 2021
Featured Local Job: Director of Adult/Juvenile Court Supervision Services

The County of Venango is currently accepting applications for a full-time Director of Adult/Juvenile Court Supervision Services ($53,025/yr. minimum) located in the Venango County Courthouse Annex Building.

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State Police Investigating Two Incidents of Identity Theft

| January 24, 2021
State Police Investigating Two Incidents of Identity Theft

WASHINGTON TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State Police are investigating two incident of possible identity theft in Washington Township, Clarion County.

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Man Behind Bars After Stealing Car

| January 24, 2021
Man Behind Bars After Stealing Car

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Washington County man is lodged in the Clarion County Jail on theft and related charges after he reportedly stole a car in East Brady Borough.

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SPONSORED: The Korner Restaurant Is Offering Stuffed Chicken Breast on Sunday, Daily Specials, Dine-In and Take-Out

| January 24, 2021
SPONSORED: The Korner Restaurant Is Offering Stuffed Chicken Breast on Sunday, Daily Specials, Dine-In and Take-Out

RIMERSBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Korner Restaurant is offering Stuffed Chicken Breast as their special on Sunday, January 24. There are also daily specials and homemade soup throughout the week!

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The Medical Minute: Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

| January 24, 2021
The Medical Minute: Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

HERSHEY, Pa. – A change of seasons often prompts a short-lived change in mood or behavior, such as feeling active with the onset of warm weather or tired when the first frost hits.

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Oil City Boys Basketball Drops Close Contest with Brookville

| January 24, 2021
Oil City Boys Basketball Drops Close Contest with Brookville

Oil City took a 27-25 lead into halftime, but a big second half push by Brookville provided the Raiders with the necessary juice to triumph 57-47 over the Oilers.

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Three-License Limit for Antlerless Deer Hunters Could Be Lifted

| January 24, 2021
Three-License Limit for Antlerless Deer Hunters Could Be Lifted

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Hunters statewide could get the opportunity to apply for and receive additional antlerless deer licenses, as long as licenses remain available, and provided that a hunter holds no more than four unfilled antlerless deer licenses at a time.

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Comically Incorrect: Unifier in Chief

| January 24, 2021
Comically Incorrect: Unifier in Chief

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Unifier in Chief.

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Claytoonz: Resume The Position

| January 24, 2021
Claytoonz: Resume The Position

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Resume The Position.

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Venango, Forest Counties Each Report One New COVID-19 Death

| January 23, 2021
Venango, Forest Counties Each Report One New COVID-19 Death

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., on Saturday, January 23, that there were 20 new COVID-19 cases reported in Venango County, and one additional death. One additional death has also been reported in Forest County.

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Featured Local Job: Residential Treatment Supervisor I

| January 23, 2021
Featured Local Job: Residential Treatment Supervisor I

Abraxas (The GEO Group, Inc.) is currently in search of a Residential Treatment Supervisor I in Marienville, PA.

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Acting Pa. Victim Advocate Resigns After Rejection by GOP-Led Senate

Acting Pa. Victim Advocate Resigns After Rejection by GOP-Led Senate

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s chief advocate for crime victims announced Friday that she will resign her position, saying it was “untenable” to remain in the high-profile job amid a political feud with legislative Republicans.

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