Venango County News

Simply Skin Medical Spa & Laser Center Opens Location in Franklin

| February 21, 2024
Simply Skin Medical Spa & Laser Center Opens Location in Franklin

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Simply Skin Medical Spa & Laser Center is happy to announce they are expanding and have launched a new office in Franklin.

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Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Day: Liberty

| February 21, 2024
Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Day: Liberty

Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Day: Meet Liberty! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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Oil City Warehouse Mall to Hold Live Auction on February 27

| February 20, 2024
Oil City Warehouse Mall to Hold Live Auction on February 27

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – The Oil City Warehouse Mall is excited to announce they are hosting their first in-person live auction on Tuesday, February 27.

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SPONSORED: Life Insurance – A Family Conversation on Financial Security

| February 21, 2024
SPONSORED: Life Insurance – A Family Conversation on Financial Security

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Franklin Insurance Agency can help you make sure your family is financially protected if something unfortunate happens.

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Win It Wednesday: Sign Up for a Chance to Win Restaurant Gift Certificate

| February 21, 2024
Win It Wednesday: Sign Up for a Chance to Win Restaurant Gift Certificate

CRANBERRY, Pa. (EYT) – 4 Your Car Connection of Cranberry has teamed up with exploreVenango.com for a popular weekly giveaway – Win-It-Wednesday!

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Area Man Facing Charges for Allegedly Stealing Lost Bank Bag Containing Over $3,000 in Cash in Sandycreek Township

| February 21, 2024
Area Man Facing Charges for Allegedly Stealing Lost Bank Bag Containing Over $3,000 in Cash in Sandycreek Township

SANDYCREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An area man was charged with felony theft and related offenses after he allegedly stole a mislaid bank bag containing over $3,000 in cash.

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Local Teen Accused of Threatening to Assault Multiple Individuals Because WiFi Was Turned Off Due in Court Today

| February 21, 2024
Local Teen Accused of Threatening to Assault Multiple Individuals Because WiFi Was Turned Off Due in Court Today

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City teen accused of threatening to assault multiple people because the WiFi was turned off in his home is due in court on Wednesday afternoon.

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State Police Corporal Accused of Driving to Barracks While Intoxicated, Resisting Arrest

| February 21, 2024
State Police Corporal Accused of Driving to Barracks While Intoxicated, Resisting Arrest

FOREST COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – A Pennsylvania State Police Corporal was arrested after he reportedly drove to the Marienville State Police barracks while intoxicated and then resisted arrest when his fellow troopers tried to take him into custody.

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Oil City Woman Arrested on Active Warrant; Expected to Be Extradited to Ohio

| February 21, 2024
Oil City Woman Arrested on Active Warrant; Expected to Be Extradited to Ohio

RICHLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman who is wanted in Ohio has been taken into custody.

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Accused Shooter Testifies Against Co-Defendants in Multi-County Murder Conspiracy Case

| February 21, 2024
Accused Shooter Testifies Against Co-Defendants in Multi-County Murder Conspiracy Case

ALLEGHENY CO., Pa. (EYT) — A trio of defendants have been held for court in the shooting death of George Dayieb, following an hours long hearing in which the shooter testified against his co-defendants.

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Golden Eagles’ Contant Named PSAC West Athlete of the Week

| February 21, 2024
Golden Eagles’ Contant Named PSAC West Athlete of the Week

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. — The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) announced their first batch of weekly awards in baseball on Tuesday, with Clarion’s Caden Contant earning PSAC West Athlete of the Week honors for February 20.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Crunchy Granola Pretzel Sticks

| February 21, 2024
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Crunchy Granola Pretzel Sticks

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Crunchy Granola Pretzel Sticks – Sponsored by Top Tier Federal Credit Union.

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Claytoonz: A Lair For Liars

| February 21, 2024
Claytoonz: A Lair For Liars

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: A Lair For Liars.

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Comically Incorrect: Wedge Issue

| February 21, 2024
Comically Incorrect: Wedge Issue

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Wedge Issue.

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Featured Local Job: Process Technician in Franklin

| February 20, 2024
Featured Local Job: Process Technician in Franklin

Latrobe Specialty Metals, part of Carpenter Technology, is hiring for Process Technicians at its 1680 Debence Drive, Franklin, PA location.

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AAA: Gas Prices Soaring in Pennsylvania

| February 20, 2024
AAA: Gas Prices Soaring in Pennsylvania

VENANGO COUNTY, Pa. — Gas prices are 13 cents higher in Western Pennsylvania this week at $3.655 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

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Cranberry Teacher Honored as PAECT Graduate Student of the Year

| February 20, 2024
Cranberry Teacher Honored as PAECT Graduate Student of the Year

CRANBERRY, Pa. (EYT) – Jason M. Kosmiski, a graduate student at Penn West University, was recently named the Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications (PAECT) Graduate Student of the Year.

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Titusville Man Faces Charges for Allegedly Lying on Firearm Purchase Application

| February 20, 2024
Titusville Man Faces Charges for Allegedly Lying on Firearm Purchase Application

VENANGO CO, Pa. (EYT) — A Titusville man is facing a criminal charge for allegedly lying on a firearm purchase application.

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A Bill to Legalize Syringe Services in Pa. Just Passed an Historic Hurdle, But GOP Opposition Remains

| February 20, 2024
A Bill to Legalize Syringe Services in Pa. Just Passed an Historic Hurdle, But GOP Opposition Remains

HARRISBURG, Pa. — In what advocates are calling a historic move, a bill that would legalize syringe services throughout Pennsylvania is making progress in the legislature.

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SPONSORED: Luton’s Plumbing & Heating – Your Go-to Experts for Hot Water Tank Solutions

| February 20, 2024
SPONSORED: Luton’s Plumbing & Heating – Your Go-to Experts for Hot Water Tank Solutions

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Over time, mineral sediment accumulates in your water heater. This buildup not only affects the heating efficiency of your tank but also ends up in your hot water before you cook or bathe.

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Hearing Set for Tomorrow for Local Woman Behind Bars on Drug Charges After Authorities Find Her ‘Tweaking Out’ on Bridge in Oil City

| February 20, 2024
Hearing Set for Tomorrow for Local Woman Behind Bars on Drug Charges After Authorities Find Her ‘Tweaking Out’ on Bridge in Oil City

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A local woman who is behind bars on drug charges and parole violations after police found her yelling and “tweaking out” on a bridge in Oil City is due in court on Wednesday afternoon.

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Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Day: Keeley

| February 20, 2024
Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Day: Keeley

Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Day: Meet Keeley! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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Man Behind Bars on Charges Stemming from Polk Home Invasion Faces Hearing Tomorrow

| February 20, 2024
Man Behind Bars on Charges Stemming from Polk Home Invasion Faces Hearing Tomorrow

FRENCHCREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing is slated for tomorrow for a 22-year-old man accused of charges stemming from a July 2022 home invasion in Polk.

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Clarion’s Carver, Jones Stand Tall at PSAC Indoor Track & Field Championships

| February 20, 2024
Clarion’s Carver, Jones Stand Tall at PSAC Indoor Track & Field Championships

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Mackenzie Carver became the Golden Eagle track & field team’s first indoor track & field champion since 2007 and Shelly Jones earned all-conference honors in the Shot Put, as Clarion capped an exciting two-day stay at the 2024 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Indoor Track & Field Championships.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Flat Iron Steak Salad

| February 20, 2024
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Flat Iron Steak Salad

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Flat Iron Steak Salad – Sponsored by Top Tier Federal Credit Union.

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Comically Incorrect: While America Burns

| February 20, 2024
Comically Incorrect: While America Burns

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: While America Burns.

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Claytoonz: Pumped-Up Tricks

| February 20, 2024
Claytoonz: Pumped-Up Tricks

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Pumped-Up Tricks.

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From the Court to Corporate: Oil City Basketball Star Now Enjoying the Bright Lights of Pittsburgh

| February 19, 2024
From the Court to Corporate: Oil City Basketball Star Now Enjoying the Bright Lights of Pittsburgh

OIL CITY Pa. (EYT) – Carlee Wenner always wanted to be like her older sister, Kaity.

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Featured Local Job: Licensed Practical Nurses

| February 19, 2024
Featured Local Job: Licensed Practical Nurses

The Western Secure Treatment Unit in Emlenton, PA, a program operated by Rite of Passage, is looking for full-time and part-time Licensed Practical Nurses.

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What Shapiro’s Budget Pitch Could Do for Pennsylvania’s Rural Communities

| February 19, 2024
What Shapiro’s Budget Pitch Could Do for Pennsylvania’s Rural Communities

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — As the populations of Pennsylvania’s rural counties shrink, officials hope future state spending can help slow projected losses by making investments that attract new residents and support local economies.

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