Venango County News

Venango County Reports 177 New COVID-19 Cases, Four Deaths Since Friday; 17 Cases Reported in Forest County

| December 7, 2021
Venango County Reports 177 New COVID-19 Cases, Four Deaths Since Friday; 17 Cases Reported in Forest County

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that Venango County reported 177 new COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths since Friday, December 3.

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Featured Local Job: Paraprofessional

| December 7, 2021
Featured Local Job: Paraprofessional

Keystone School District is currently looking to fill a Paraprofessional position.

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James Thankful for Incoming Redevelopment Funding in the 64th District

| December 7, 2021
James Thankful for Incoming Redevelopment Funding in the 64th District

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Rep. R. Lee James (Venango/Butler) announced on Monday that $1.675 million in state funding, from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), will be distributed to Oil City to assist with projects aimed at revitalization.

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Ammo Shortage Affects Local Gun Stores’ Hunting Season Sales

| December 7, 2021
Ammo Shortage Affects Local Gun Stores’ Hunting Season Sales

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Supply chain issues and ammo shortages continue to plague local gun stores, and as hunting season is in full-swing, retailers are left feeling the pressure.

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Man Charged With Threatening Lawyer in Franklin Due in Court Today

| December 8, 2021
Man Charged With Threatening Lawyer in Franklin Due in Court Today

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Clarion man is facing a hearing on Wednesday afternoon on charges related to an incident where he reportedly threatened a lawyer at an office in Franklin.

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Better Late Than Never: Marshall, Gardlock and Bain May Have Come Late to the Redbank Valley Party, but Have Made Huge Impact

| December 7, 2021
Better Late Than Never: Marshall, Gardlock and Bain May Have Come Late to the Redbank Valley Party, but Have Made Huge Impact

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (EYT/D9) — Three years ago, Redbank Valley seniors Chris Marshall, Bryson Bain and Marquese Gardlock were not football players.

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Oil City Woman Accused of Being Intoxicated While Caring for Children

| December 7, 2021
Oil City Woman Accused of Being Intoxicated While Caring for Children

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman is facing child endangerment charges after she was found to be under the influence of alcohol and narcotics while two children were in her care.

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SPONSORED: Begin Your Career as a Direct Service Professional

| December 7, 2021
SPONSORED: Begin Your Career as a Direct Service Professional

UCIP is accepting applications for Full-Time Direct Service Professionals in their Day Services & Residential Programs.

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Teen Accused of Damaging Property, Resisting Arrest in Cornplanter Township

| December 7, 2021
Teen Accused of Damaging Property, Resisting Arrest in Cornplanter Township

CORNPLANTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say charges are pending against a teen accused of damaging property and resisting arrest at a location on South Park Avenue.

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Hearing for Man Charged With Assaulting Woman, Threatening to Kill Her While Driving on Route 62 Set for Today

| December 7, 2021
Hearing for Man Charged With Assaulting  Woman, Threatening to Kill Her While Driving on Route 62 Set for Today

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday morning for a man accused of repeatedly striking a female passenger in his vehicle and threatening to kill her while they were traveling on State Route 62.

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Hearing for Oil City Man Facing Charges in Relation to Theft of Over $15K from Country Fair Set for Tomorrow

| December 7, 2021
Hearing for Oil City Man Facing Charges in Relation to Theft of Over $15K from Country Fair Set for Tomorrow

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is facing a hearing on Wednesday morning on felony charges for his role in stealing over $15,000.00 in money and merchandise from the Country Fair convenience store in Oil City.

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Oil City Teen Charged With Brandishing Knife, Threatening Victim, Police Due in Court Tomorrow

| December 7, 2021
Oil City Teen Charged With Brandishing Knife, Threatening Victim, Police Due in Court Tomorrow

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon for an Oil City teen who reportedly brandished a knife and threatened a man, then struggled with and threatened police officers.

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Healthy Holiday Cooking & Baking Class Set for Today at God’s Little Garden

| December 7, 2021
Healthy Holiday Cooking & Baking Class Set for Today at God’s Little Garden

CRANBERRY, Pa. (EYT) – God’s Little Garden is holding a Healthy Holiday Cook and Baking Class today, Tuesday, December 7.

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Thompson Calls on PennDOT to Drop Plan to Toll Canoe Creek Bridges

| December 7, 2021
Thompson Calls on PennDOT to Drop Plan to Toll Canoe Creek Bridges

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson submitted public comments to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) strongly opposing the proposed P3 Major Bridge Tolling plan on Canoe Creek Bridges in Clarion County.

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Gov. Wolf Visits the Tree of Life in Pittsburgh to Highlight $6.6 Million to Help Rebuild the Synagogue

| December 7, 2021
Gov. Wolf Visits the Tree of Life in Pittsburgh to Highlight $6.6 Million to Help Rebuild the Synagogue

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf visited the Tree of Life in Pittsburgh on Monday to announce $6.6 million in state funding to support the rebuilding and reimagining of the synagogue.

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Featured Local Job: Drug and Alcohol Counselor

| December 7, 2021
Featured Local Job: Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Abraxas is currently looking to hire a Drug and Alcohol Counselor at their Marienville facility.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Bourbon Chocolate Pumpkin Latte

| December 7, 2021
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Bourbon Chocolate Pumpkin Latte

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Bourbon Chocolate Pumpkin Latte – Sponsored by Clarion Federal Credit Union.

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Comically Incorrect: Undocumented Shoppers

| December 7, 2021
Comically Incorrect: Undocumented Shoppers

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Undocumented Shoppers.

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Claytoonz: Bob Dole

| December 7, 2021
Claytoonz: Bob Dole

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Bob Dole.

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Gas Prices Slowly Decline Nationwide But Remain High in Northwestern PA

| December 6, 2021
Gas Prices Slowly Decline Nationwide But Remain High in Northwestern PA

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – While nationwide gas prices have slowly begun to fall, in northwestern Pennsylvania, the price to fill up remains higher than average, inflicting a strong burden on consumers in the region.

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