Venango County News

Walmart Will Require All Customers to Wear Masks

| July 15, 2020
Walmart Will Require All Customers to Wear Masks

BENTONVILLE, Ar. – Walmart will require customers at its U.S. stores to wear masks beginning next week.

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PSAC Suspends Fall Sports Due to COVID-19

| July 15, 2020
PSAC Suspends Fall Sports Due to COVID-19

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. — The Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference voted on Tuesday, July 14, to suspend all mandated conference athletic events and championships through the fall semester in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Featured Local Job: Positions at The Allegheny Grille

| July 15, 2020
Featured Local Job: Positions at The Allegheny Grille

The Allegheny Grille is now hiring hourly positions!

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Win-it Wednesday: Sign Up for a Chance to Win a Gift Certificate

| July 15, 2020
Win-it Wednesday: Sign Up for a Chance to Win a 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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UPMC Community Provider Services Selected for Regional Response Health Collaboration Program

| July 15, 2020
UPMC Community Provider Services Selected for Regional Response Health Collaboration Program

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Human Services (DHS) on Tuesday announced applicants selected to participate in the Regional Response Health Collaboration Program (RRHCP) which includes UPMC Community Provider Services.

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Pa. Democratic State Senator Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

Pa. Democratic State Senator Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Democratic state Sen. Anthony Williams has tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the second Pennsylvania legislator to contract the virus.

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Pa. Dept. of Health: 929 New COVID-19 Cases Reported, Including Eight New Cases in Venango County

| July 14, 2020
Pa. Dept. of Health: 929 New COVID-19 Cases Reported, Including Eight New Cases in Venango County

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., July 14, that there are 929 additional positive cases of COVID-19.

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Woman Accused of Theft of Nearly $12K from Area Business, Assisted Living Clients

| July 15, 2020
Woman Accused of Theft of Nearly $12K from Area Business, Assisted Living Clients

CLARION BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – Felony theft charges have been filed against a Tionesta woman who allegedly stole a total of $11,917.28 from an area business and two assisted living clients.

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SPONSORED: Wanango Country Club to Host ‘Chef’s Table’ Showcase Meal

| July 15, 2020
SPONSORED: Wanango Country Club to Host ‘Chef’s Table’ Showcase Meal

RENO, Pa. (EYT) – At Wanango Country Club, they believe that enjoying a meal in good company is more than an everyday activity.

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Gov. Wolf Signs First Two Law Enforcement Reform Bills

| July 15, 2020
Gov. Wolf Signs First Two Law Enforcement Reform Bills

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Calling them “new laws that make progress in keeping every Pennsylvanian safe,” on Tuesday, Governor Tom Wolf signed House bills 1841 and 1910, which both passed unanimously in the House and Senate.

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Woman Cited for Texting While Driving Following Rear-End Crash on Route 27

| July 15, 2020
Woman Cited for Texting While Driving Following Rear-End Crash on Route 27

PLUM TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a woman was cited for texting while driving following a crash that occurred on State Route 27 on Tuesday afternoon.

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Kennerdell Woman Accused of Punching Man, Taking His Pills Due in Court Today

| July 15, 2020
Kennerdell Woman Accused of Punching Man, Taking His Pills Due in Court Today

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Kennerdell woman who allegedly punched a man and then stole items from his vehicle is due back in court today.

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Woman Who Used Co-Workers’ Credit Cards for Personal Purchases Waives Hearing

| July 15, 2020
Woman Who Used Co-Workers’ Credit Cards for Personal Purchases Waives Hearing

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman waived her hearing Tuesday on criminal charges for allegedly taking two of her coworkers’ credit card numbers and making a total of over $1,500 in purchases for herself.

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Agriculture Secretary Redding Announces $59 Million to Support Beginning Farmers, Grow Pennsylvania Agriculture

| July 15, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Redding Announces $59 Million to Support Beginning Farmers, Grow Pennsylvania Agriculture

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Tuesday, the Wolf Administration announced the availability of $59 million in Beginning Farmer Tax Credits over the next decade for those who sell or rent agricultural land, livestock, equipment, buildings or other assets to qualified beginning farmers.

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Hearing Continued for Oil City Man Facing Charges for Theft of Leased Property

| July 15, 2020
Hearing Continued for Oil City Man Facing Charges for Theft of Leased Property

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing for an Oil City man charged for failing to return leased property to a local business has been continued.

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SPONSORED: The Summer Clearance Event is On at Clarion Ford!

| July 15, 2020
SPONSORED: The Summer Clearance Event is On at Clarion Ford!

Check out these hot deals happening now at Clarion Ford!

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Sharon Speedway Enjoys Big Weekend Before Shutdown Order Hits

| July 15, 2020
Rick’s Racing Roundup: Sharon Speedway Enjoys Big Weekend Before Shutdown Order Hits

While Mother Nature wreaked havoc on most of the area tracks over the weekend, just across the Ohio border, Sharon Speedway was able to complete a huge weekend of racing with two big shows on Saturday and Sunday.

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Clarion Women’s Swimming & Diving: Newman, Vogt Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors

| July 15, 2020
Clarion Women’s Swimming & Diving: Newman, Vogt Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors

COLORADO SPRINGS. Co. – The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) named the members of their Scholar All-America team for the 2019-20 season, with Golden Eagles Abbey Newman and Anna Vogt earning spots on the list.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Creme Brulee

| July 15, 2020
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Creme Brulee

Treat yourself to a classic creme brulee dessert!

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Comically Incorrect: Orange Man Good

| July 15, 2020
Comically Incorrect: Orange Man Good

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Orange Man Good.

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Claytoonz: GOYA

| July 15, 2020
Claytoonz: GOYA

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: GOYA.

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Featured Local Job: Welders/Fitters and CNC/Manual Machinists

| July 14, 2020
Featured Local Job: Welders/Fitters and CNC/Manual Machinists

Extreme Machine and Fab., Inc. has immediate openings for multiple positions.

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AAA: Western PA Gas Prices Hold Steady; Supply Outpaces Demand Nationwide

| July 14, 2020
AAA: Western PA Gas Prices Hold Steady; Supply Outpaces Demand Nationwide

VENANGO CO., Pa. – The average price of gasoline across Western Pennsylvania is steady this week at $2.473 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

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‘Redneck Broadband Solution’ Offers Venango Event Live Streaming

| July 14, 2020
‘Redneck Broadband Solution’ Offers Venango Event Live Streaming

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – The Northwest County Commissioners Association met Monday morning at Clarion County Community Park and one of the subjects for discussion was how to provide Internet connections in remote areas.

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House Supports James’ Bill to Remediate PA’s Toxic Waste Areas

| July 14, 2020
House Supports James’ Bill to Remediate PA’s Toxic Waste Areas

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The House unanimously approved legislation drafted by Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) that would add a member of the coal refuse energy and reclamation industry to the Mining Reclamation and Advisory Board (MRAB) to encourage clean-up of toxic waste areas that pollute local waterways.

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