Venango County News

Route 8 in Venango County Entering Final Phase of Work

| October 25, 2021
Route 8 in Venango County Entering Final Phase of Work

VENANGO CO., Pa. – The two-year, $32.6 million project to repair and reconstruct nearly 10 miles of Route 8 from Georgetown Road (Route 3004) in Irwin Township to Polk Cutoff Road (Route 3024) in Sandycreek Township in Venango County is nearly complete.

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Police Investigating Burglary in Cornplanter Township

| October 25, 2021
Police Investigating Burglary in Cornplanter Township

CORNPLANTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police are investigating a burglary that took place earlier this month in Cornplanter Township.

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Hearings Set for Wednesday for Two Local Individuals Charged in Counterfeit Bill Incident in Cranberry Township

| October 25, 2021
Hearings Set for Wednesday for Two Local Individuals Charged in Counterfeit Bill Incident in Cranberry Township

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Hearings are scheduled for Wednesday afternoon for two local individuals accused of attempting to pass a counterfeit bill at a Cranberry Township business.

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Two Woman Charged With Attempting to Smuggle Synthetic Cannabis into SCI Forest Due in Court Tomorrow

| October 25, 2021
Two Woman Charged With Attempting to Smuggle Synthetic Cannabis into SCI Forest Due in Court Tomorrow

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – Hearings are scheduled for Tuesday morning for two women who were reportedly involved in a scheme to smuggle synthetic cannabis into SCI Forest.

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Area Woman Faces Charges for Theft of Traffic Sign in Forest County

| October 25, 2021
Area Woman Faces Charges for Theft of Traffic Sign in Forest County

HARMONY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Charges have been filed against an area woman who allegedly stole a traffic sign from a roadway in Harmony Township.

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SPONSORED: Open House Set for November 3 at Indiana County Technological Center

| October 25, 2021
SPONSORED: Open House Set for November 3 at Indiana County Technological Center

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Indiana County Technological Center School of Practical Nursing will host an Open House on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at Clarion County Career Center.

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Get Involved With CEC: Join the MAAC

| October 25, 2021
Get Involved With CEC: Join the MAAC

PARKER, Pa. (EYT) – Central Electric Cooperative (CEC) is currently looking for members to serve on its 2022-2023 Member Aware Advisory Committee (MAAC).

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Newly Detected CWD-Positive Leads to DMA3 Expansion and a New DMA

| October 25, 2021
Newly Detected CWD-Positive Leads to DMA3 Expansion and a New DMA

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A CWD-positive deer recently detected in Jefferson County has led to new regulations to reduce the risk of the disease spreading.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: The Best Ever Pancakes

| October 25, 2021
Venango County Recipe of the Day: The Best Ever Pancakes

Venango County Recipe of the Day: The Best Ever Pancakes – Sponsored by Clarion Federal Credit Union.

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All American Awards and Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Vietnam War Veteran Michael Redmond

| October 24, 2021
All American Awards and Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Vietnam War Veteran Michael Redmond

Michael Redmond served our country in the United States Air Force.

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Here’s How Pa.’s School Pension Fund Keeps Its Communications Secret From the Public

| October 24, 2021
Here’s How Pa.’s School Pension Fund Keeps Its Communications Secret From the Public

HARRISBURG, Pa. — In December 2020, Pennsylvania’s largest pension fund adopted a figure for investment profits that its executives said was rock solid.

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Prominent Venango County Businessman Richard Lee Mong Passes Away

| October 24, 2021
Prominent Venango County Businessman Richard Lee Mong Passes Away

Richard Lee Mong, 86, of Allison Road, Seneca, the retired president and owner of the former Mong Dairy Company, now Schneider’s Dairy, passed away on October 22, 2021, at UPMC Northwest Hospital in Seneca.

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Police: Area Man Breaks into Woman’s House, Violently Attacks Man, Threatens to Kill Him and Woman

| October 24, 2021
Police: Area Man Breaks into Woman’s House, Violently Attacks Man, Threatens to Kill Him and Woman

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – An area man is behind bars after he allegedly broke into a woman’s house, violently attacked a man, and threatened to kill him and the female victim.

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SPONSORED: The Korner Restaurant Is Offering Stuffed Chicken Breast Dinner Today, Other Daily Specials Throughout the Week, Dine-In or Take-Out

| October 24, 2021
SPONSORED: The Korner Restaurant Is Offering Stuffed Chicken Breast Dinner Today, Other Daily Specials Throughout the Week, Dine-In or Take-Out

RIMERSBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Korner Restaurant is offering Stuffed Chicken Breast Dinner as their special on Sunday, October 24. There are also daily specials and homemade soup throughout the week!

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Oil City Woman Accused of Stealing $260 from Dropped Wallet in Walmart Parking Lot

| October 24, 2021
Oil City Woman Accused of Stealing $260 from Dropped Wallet in Walmart Parking Lot

CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A theft charge has been filed against an Oil City woman who reportedly took $260.00 from a wallet that had been dropped in the parking lot of the Walmart store in Cranberry Township.

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The Medical Minute: You Got Your Mother’s Eyes. Will You Get Her Breast Cancer?

| October 24, 2021
The Medical Minute: You Got Your Mother’s Eyes. Will You Get Her Breast Cancer?

HERSHEY, Pa. – Sometimes when you look in the mirror, you find your family looking back. It can be a source of pride – in some families, chins, noses, earlobes – even the way your brothers, sisters, aunts, and uncles talk and laugh all seem to pass from generation to generation. But the possibility you […]

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Fruit Smoothies

| October 24, 2021
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Fruit Smoothies

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Fruit Smoothies – Sponsored by Clarion Federal Credit Union.

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Featured Local Job: Jr/Sr High School Math Teacher

| October 23, 2021
Featured Local Job: Jr/Sr High School Math Teacher

Keystone School District is currently looking to fill an opening for a Full-Time Jr/Sr High School Math Teacher.

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US Rep. ‘GT’ Thompson Tests Positive for Covid-19, Receiving Treatment at Walter Reed Hospital

| October 23, 2021
US Rep. ‘GT’ Thompson Tests Positive for Covid-19, Receiving Treatment at Walter Reed Hospital

BETHESDA, Md. (EYT) – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson is being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, after testing positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

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Additional Charges Filed Against Oil City Man Accused of Rape After Second Victim Comes Forward

| October 23, 2021
Additional Charges Filed Against Oil City Man Accused of Rape After Second Victim Comes Forward

CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Additional charges have been filed against an Oil City man already facing charges for the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl after a second teen victim came forward.

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