Author Archive: Jacob Deemer

Jacob Deemer is a reporter for EYT Media Group, who is based out of Venango County. He started his career as a sports writer for a local newspaper before contributing to TheHockeyWriters.com as a beat writer for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He has spent over 6 years covering sports, crime, and local news in Venango, Clarion, and Jefferson Counties.

rss feed Twitter YouTube

Author's Website

Oil City Fire Department Receives Grant to Provide, Install Free Smoke Detector for Residents

Oil City Fire Department Receives Grant to Provide, Install Free Smoke Detector for Residents

| February 14, 2024

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A local fire department will be providing free smoke detector installations to their residents through the help of a grant from the Bridge Builders Community Foundations.

Continue Reading

Another Suspect Charged in Connection with Sugarcreek Borough Break-In

Another Suspect Charged in Connection with Sugarcreek Borough Break-In

| February 14, 2024

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) — A second suspect has been charged in connection with a Sugarcreek Borough Borough break-in in January.

Continue Reading

Well-Known Clinical Psychologist, TV Personality to Present Three-Day Mission in Clarion County

Well-Known Clinical Psychologist, TV Personality to Present Three-Day Mission in Clarion County

| February 14, 2024

CLARION COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – Dr. Ray Guarendi–Catholic radio host, TV personality, and author–will hold three presentations in March.

Continue Reading

Area State Police Seeking Leads in Armed Robbery Investigation

Area State Police Seeking Leads in Armed Robbery Investigation

| February 14, 2024

MERCER COUNTY, Pa. — State Police in Mercer are seeking the public’s help with an armed robbery investigation.

Continue Reading

Police: ‘Distracted’ Driver Crashes Pickup Into Tree Along Route 8

Police: ‘Distracted’ Driver Crashes Pickup Into Tree Along Route 8

| February 14, 2024

CHERRYTREE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State Police in Franklin released information regarding a pickup that crashed into a tree on Route 8 in Cherrytree Township.

Continue Reading

Police: Local Teen Threatens to Assault Multiple Individuals Because WiFi Was Turned Off

Police: Local Teen Threatens to Assault Multiple Individuals Because WiFi Was Turned Off

| February 13, 2024

CORNPLANTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City teen is behind bars after he allegedly threatened to assault multiple people because the WiFi was turned off in his home.

Continue Reading

Oil Region Astronomical Public Night Set for Saturday

Oil Region Astronomical Public Night Set for Saturday

| February 13, 2024

SENECA, Pa. – The Oil Region Astronomical Society (ORAS) will host a virtual public night including a presentation by ORAS member Gary Purinton at 7:00p.m. on Saturday, February 17.

Continue Reading

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Announces Rare Whiskey Lottery

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Announces Rare Whiskey Lottery

| February 13, 2024

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB), through its Limited-Release Lottery, will award lottery registrants the opportunity to purchase 1,896 bottles of rare whiskeys from the Pappy Van Winkle and Buffalo Trace Antique Collections (BTAC).

Continue Reading

Woman, Small Child Taken to Hospital After Vehicle Goes Airborne in Route 62 Crash

Woman, Small Child Taken to Hospital After Vehicle Goes Airborne in Route 62 Crash

| February 13, 2024

PRESIDENT TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A local woman and young child were rushed to a hospital after their vehicle went airborne for roughly 40 feet during a one-vehicle crash in President Township.

Continue Reading

Three Individuals Charged for Involvement in Baseball Bat Attack of Man Due in Court Tomorrow

Three Individuals Charged for Involvement in Baseball Bat Attack of Man Due in Court Tomorrow

| February 13, 2024

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A hearing is scheduled for tomorrow morning for three individuals facing charges stemming from an alleged assault of a man with a baseball bat in Oil City in December 2023.

Continue Reading

Emlenton Man Accused of Threatening, Harassing Three Women Faces Hearing Tomorrow

Emlenton Man Accused of Threatening, Harassing Three Women Faces Hearing Tomorrow

| February 13, 2024

EMLENTON BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – A hearing for an Emlenton man charged with terroristic threats and related offenses is set for Wednesday afternoon.

Continue Reading

AAA: Gas Prices Continue to Rise in Pennsylvania

AAA: Gas Prices Continue to Rise in Pennsylvania

| February 13, 2024

VENANGO COUNTY, Pa. – Gas prices are eight cents higher in Western Pennsylvania this week at $3.521 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

Continue Reading

Shapiro Administration Announces $75 Million in Public School Environmental Grants

Shapiro Administration Announces $75 Million in Public School Environmental Grants

| February 13, 2024

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Recognizing that students cannot learn, grow, and thrive without access to safe and healthy school facilities, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) on Monday announced $75 million in grant funding to help schools make environmental repairs and improvements.

Continue Reading

State Police Calls: Woman Charged Following Domestic Dispute

State Police Calls: Woman Charged Following Domestic Dispute

| February 13, 2024

Area Man Arrested on Suspicion of DUI in Forest County A traffic stop in Harmony Township led to the arrest of a Pleasantville man on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) in the early hours of February 3, 2024. Trooper R. Vantine of the Pennsylvania State Police Marienville patrol unit conducted the stop along […]

Continue Reading

Forest County Students Present Congressman ‘GT’ Thompson With Custom-Carved Coasters

Forest County Students Present Congressman ‘GT’ Thompson With Custom-Carved Coasters

| February 12, 2024

FOREST COUNTY, Pa. — Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson recently presented Associate Chief of the U.S. Forest Service Angela Coleman with cherry wood coasters handmade by technology education students in the Forest Area School District.

Continue Reading

PennWest Clarion’s Tri Beta to Present Women’s Health Symposium

PennWest Clarion’s Tri Beta to Present Women’s Health Symposium

| February 12, 2024

CLARION, Pa. – The PennWest Clarion chapter of Beta Beta Beta, a national biological honorary for undergraduate students, will present a women’s health symposium from 9 a.m. to noon on February 17 in the auditorium of the Grunenwald Center for Science and Technology.

Continue Reading

Seneca Man Accused of Sexual Assault of Young Children, Manufacturing Child Pornography Due in Court on Wednesday

Seneca Man Accused of Sexual Assault of Young Children, Manufacturing Child Pornography Due in Court on Wednesday

| February 12, 2024

VENANGO COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – A hearing is scheduled for Wednesday morning for a Seneca man accused of sexual abuse of children, possession of child pornography, and manufacturing child pornography over an eight-year period.

Continue Reading

Hearing for Local Man Accused of Forging Signature, Cashing Checks Set for Wednesday

Hearing for Local Man Accused of Forging Signature, Cashing Checks Set for Wednesday

| February 12, 2024

CANAL TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing for a local man facing charges after he allegedly forged and cashed $175.00 worth of checks is scheduled for Wednesday morning.

Continue Reading

State Police Calls: Amish Residence Struck by Burglars; Unusual Shoplifting Incident at Walmart

State Police Calls: Amish Residence Struck by Burglars; Unusual Shoplifting Incident at Walmart

| February 12, 2024

Area state police responded to the following incidents:

Continue Reading

Clarion Professor to Deliver Renowned Frederick Douglass Speech on February 14

Clarion Professor to Deliver Renowned Frederick Douglass Speech on February 14

| February 10, 2024

CLARION, Pa. — Dr. Joseph Croskey will commemorate the birthday of Frederick Douglass by delivering one of Douglass’ renowned speeches, “Progress Through Struggle,” at noon on Wednesday, February 14, via Zoom.

Continue Reading

Artist-in-Residence Program Now Accepting Applicants

Artist-in-Residence Program Now Accepting Applicants

| February 10, 2024

WARREN, Pa. — The USDA Forest Service announced the acceptance of applicants for the 2024 Artist-in-Residence Program at the Allegheny National Forest.

Continue Reading

Shapiro Administration Warns of Potential SNAP Benefits Scam

Shapiro Administration Warns of Potential SNAP Benefits Scam

| February 10, 2024

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Dr. Val Arkoosh is informing Pennsylvanians of a potential scam targeting individuals who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits wherein a recipient receives a phishing email in order to obtain their personal information.

Continue Reading

Venango Catholic High School to Close at End of Academic Year

Venango Catholic High School to Close at End of Academic Year

| February 9, 2024

OIL CITY, Pa. — The members of the Venango Region Catholic School (VRCS) Association have announced that Venango Catholic High School in Oil City will close at the end of the 2023-2024 academic year.

Continue Reading

Last Call for Longtime Chief Jason L. “Jake” Hoffman

Last Call for Longtime Chief Jason L. “Jake” Hoffman

| February 9, 2024

Last Call for Firefighter Jason “Jake” Hoffman. Courtesy Clarion County 9-1-1.

Continue Reading

How Your Tax Return Can Be Used to Support Pa’s Military, Veterans, and Their Families

How Your Tax Return Can Be Used to Support Pa’s Military, Veterans, and Their Families

| February 9, 2024

ANNVILLE, Pa. – Pennsylvanians filing their 2023 personal state income taxes can help Pennsylvania’s military personnel, veterans, and their families by donating any amount of their refund to the state’s Military Family Relief Assistance Program (MFRAP) and/or Veterans’ Trust Fund (VTF).

Continue Reading

Police: Photo Lineup Results in Trespassing Charges Against Franklin Man

Police: Photo Lineup Results in Trespassing Charges Against Franklin Man

| February 9, 2024

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) — A Franklin man is facing charges for allegedly breaking into a woman’s house in Sugarcreek Borough in January.

Continue Reading

Great Backyard Bird Count to Host Four-Day Counting Showcase From Your Own Home

Great Backyard Bird Count to Host Four-Day Counting Showcase From Your Own Home

| February 9, 2024

VENANGO COUNTY, Pa. — For one weekend in February, bird lovers around the world spend time in their favorite places watching and counting birds—especially locally.

Continue Reading

State Police Calls: Local Woman Arrested After Bar Tussle

State Police Calls: Local Woman Arrested After Bar Tussle

| February 9, 2024

Area state police responded to the following incidents:

Continue Reading

Golden Eagle Grapplers Tripped Up by Buffalo, 18-16

Golden Eagle Grapplers Tripped Up by Buffalo, 18-16

| February 9, 2024

BUFFALO, N.Y. — It was a battle to the finish in Buffalo’s Alumni Arena on Thursday night, but the Golden Eagle wrestling team could not pull of the road win in falling 18-16 to the Bulls.

Continue Reading

Local Man Behind Bars for Allegedly Exposing His Genitals, Sexually Assaulting Woman at Sugar Valley Lodge

Local Man Behind Bars for Allegedly Exposing His Genitals, Sexually Assaulting Woman at Sugar Valley Lodge

| February 8, 2024

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – A local man is behind bars after he allegedly exposed himself and sexually assaulted a woman during an incident at an assisted living facility on Tuesday afternoon.

Continue Reading