Venango County News

Venango County Reports 16 New COVID-19 Cases

| May 11, 2021
Venango County Reports 16 New COVID-19 Cases

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that Venango County reported 16 new COVID-19 cases as of May 11.

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Featured Local Job: RNs, LPNs and CNAs

| May 11, 2021
Featured Local Job: RNs, LPNs and CNAs

Presbyterian SeniorCare Network of Oil City is hiring for a variety of clinical positions!

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Woman Who Allegedly Drove Drunk and Crashed With 3-Month Old Infant in Vehicle Facing Child Endangerment Charge

| May 11, 2021
Woman Who Allegedly Drove Drunk and Crashed With 3-Month Old Infant in Vehicle Facing Child Endangerment Charge

TIONESTA BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – Child endangerment and related charges have been filed against a Tionesta woman who was involved in a DUI crash with an infant passenger in her vehicle.

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Search for Fugitive Leads to Felony Drug Charges for Franklin Man

| May 11, 2021
Search for Fugitive Leads to Felony Drug Charges for Franklin Man

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man is facing felony drug charges after he was found in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine and baggies for distribution during a search for a fugitive at a residence in Franklin.

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Police: Mercer Juvenile Detention Center Under Investigation Following Purported Gang-Related Stabbing

| May 11, 2021
Police: Mercer Juvenile Detention Center Under Investigation Following Purported Gang-Related Stabbing

PINE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Mercer-based State Police say an investigation is ongoing and charges are pending against a teen following a violent incident at George Junior Republic.

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Vehicle Slams into Tree; Cooperstown Woman Escapes Injuries

| May 11, 2021
Vehicle Slams into Tree; Cooperstown Woman Escapes Injuries

PLUM TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police have released the details of a recent crash where a vehicle slammed into a tree in Plum Township.

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Registered Sex Offender from Franklin Arrested for Indecent Assault, Stalking Woman

| May 11, 2021
Registered Sex Offender from Franklin Arrested for Indecent Assault, Stalking Woman

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – Police say a registered sex offender from Franklin was arrested on Monday for indecent assault and allegedly stalking a woman in Sugarcreek Borough.

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Hearing for Oil City Man Facing 75 Charges for Alleged Sexual Relationship With Teen Set for Tomorrow

| May 11, 2021
Hearing for Oil City Man Facing 75 Charges for Alleged Sexual Relationship With Teen Set for Tomorrow

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is facing a hearing on Wednesday on sexual assault and related charges stemming from an alleged sexual relationship he was having with a young girl.

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SPONSORED: Check Out the New and Improved J&J Trailers and Equipment Sales Website

| May 11, 2021
SPONSORED: Check Out the New and Improved J&J Trailers and Equipment Sales Website

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – J&J Trailers has updated their website which has made it easier to navigate than ever before!

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Man Charged in Six Year Old Burglary Case Due in Court Tomorrow

| May 11, 2021
Man Charged in Six Year Old Burglary Case Due in Court Tomorrow

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A man arrested in connection with a burglary that occurred in Oil City six years ago is scheduled to stand for a hearing in court tomorrow.

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Featured Local Job: Lot Attendant

| May 11, 2021
Featured Local Job: Lot Attendant

4 Your Car Connection is looking for an individual who is hard-working, task-oriented, self-motivated, reliable, and responsible to fill the position of Lot Attendant.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Amy’s Sun-Kissed Smoothies

| May 11, 2021
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Amy’s Sun-Kissed Smoothies

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Amy’s Sun-Kissed Smoothies – Sponsored by Clarion Federal Credit Union.

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Comically Incorrect: Wall of Silencing

| May 11, 2021
Comically Incorrect: Wall of Silencing

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Wall of Silencing.

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Claytoonz: Poopy Jobs Report

| May 11, 2021
Claytoonz: Poopy Jobs Report

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Poopy Jobs Report.

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Venango County Reports 41 New COVID-19 Cases Since Friday, Four Additional Cases Reported in Forest County

| May 10, 2021
Venango County Reports 41 New COVID-19 Cases Since Friday, Four Additional Cases Reported in Forest County

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that Venango County reported 41 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, May 7.

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Featured Local Job: Industrial Assemblers Wanted

| May 10, 2021
Featured Local Job: Industrial Assemblers Wanted

UFP Parker, LLC is expanding the Industrial Department at their Parker facility and is looking to add qualified individuals to their growing team.

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After Receiving Police Report, Pa. Prosecutor Waited Months to Charge a Man Who Shot at Protesters

| May 10, 2021
After Receiving Police Report, Pa. Prosecutor Waited Months to Charge a Man Who Shot at Protesters

BEDFORD, Pa. — The district attorney in Bedford County has brought dozens of charges against a man for firing a 12-gauge shotgun at civil rights marchers last August, striking one in the face and endangering 19 others.

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Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friends of the Week: Sammy & Trixie

| May 10, 2021
Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friends of the Week: Sammy & Trixie

Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friends this week are Sammy and Trixie – Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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Area Man Behind Bars on Theft Charges for Failing to Return Car to Owner

| May 10, 2021
Area Man Behind Bars on Theft Charges for Failing to Return Car to Owner

CORNPLANTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An area man is in jail on theft and related charges for allegedly failing to return a vehicle to its rightful owner.

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Oil City Teen Transported to Hospital Following Weather-Related Crash on Route 227

| May 10, 2021
Oil City Teen Transported to Hospital Following Weather-Related Crash on Route 227

OILCREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say an Oil City teen was transported to UPMC Northwest following a weather-related crash on State Route 227 on Sunday afternoon.

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