Venango County News

SPONSORED: Get Your CDL Today at CNB Wagner Enterprise

| August 3, 2021
SPONSORED: Get Your CDL Today at CNB Wagner Enterprise

TIONESTA, Pa. – CNB Wagner Enterprise LLC, a CDL testing center, is now open.

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Franklin Man Accused of Assaulting Woman, Threatening Her With Firearm

| August 3, 2021
Franklin Man Accused of Assaulting Woman, Threatening Her With Firearm

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – Criminal charges have been filed against a Franklin man who is accused of grabbing and hitting a woman and threatening her with a firearm.

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Reno Woman Faces Charges for Theft of Money from Victim’s Debit Card

| August 3, 2021
Reno Woman Faces Charges for Theft of Money from Victim’s Debit Card

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – Criminal charges have been filed against a Reno woman who allegedly transferred money from another woman’s debit card account without her knowledge or consent.

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House Republicans Urge Wolf to Prioritize Small Business, Restaurant Recovery, Vaccine Deployment with Pandemic Funds

| August 3, 2021
House Republicans Urge Wolf to Prioritize Small Business, Restaurant Recovery, Vaccine Deployment with Pandemic Funds

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As Pennsylvania’s restaurants and small businesses continue to struggle from the effects of COVID-19 economic shutdowns initiated by the Wolf administration, Pennsylvania Republicans on Monday urged Gov. Tom Wolf to prioritize their recovery with the $372 million pandemic response discretionary account his office received as part of the FY 2021-22 state budget.

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COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in Venango County

| August 3, 2021
COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in Venango County

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – COVID-19 cases have been on the rise in the area.

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Hearing for Nurse Charged With Stealing Pain Medication from UPMC Northwest Set for Tomorrow

| August 3, 2021
Hearing for Nurse Charged With Stealing Pain Medication from UPMC Northwest Set for Tomorrow

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing is scheduled for tomorrow for a nurse formerly employed at UPMC Northwest who is accused of stealing pain medication from the facility.

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Polk Man Caught During Attempted Burglary Due in Court Tomorrow

| August 3, 2021
Polk Man Caught During Attempted Burglary Due in Court Tomorrow

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Polk man who was allegedly caught and confronted while attempting to steal from a residence in Frenchcreek Township is scheduled to stand for a hearing in court tomorrow.

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Department of Health Launches Text Messaging Initiative to Get More Pennsylvanians Fully Vaccinated

| August 3, 2021
Department of Health Launches Text Messaging Initiative to Get More Pennsylvanians Fully Vaccinated

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Department of Health Acting Secretary Alison Beam and Acting Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson recently announced a new initiative to get more people fully vaccinated.

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SPONSORED: Allegheny Grille to Host Music by ‘Major Morgan’ Tonight

| August 3, 2021
SPONSORED: Allegheny Grille to Host Music by ‘Major Morgan’ Tonight

FOXBURG, Pa. – Join “Major Morgan” at the Allegheny Grille on Tuesday, August 3, for live music from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – rain or shine.

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Hearing for Oil City Woman Busted for Possession of Meth Set for Wednesday

| August 3, 2021
Hearing for Oil City Woman Busted for Possession of Meth Set for Wednesday

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman who was reportedly caught with methamphetamine during a probation visit is due in court tomorrow.

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Gov. Wolf Says All People Need State Parks, Launches Effort To Sustain Them

| August 3, 2021
Gov. Wolf Says All People Need State Parks, Launches Effort To Sustain Them

GARDNERS, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf recently visited Pine Grove Furnace State Park in Cumberland County to highlight the importance of outdoor spaces to our well-being during the pandemic and announce a plan for Pennsylvania’s state parks of tomorrow.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Pepperoni Pasta Bake

| August 3, 2021
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Pepperoni Pasta Bake

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Pepperoni Pasta Bake – Sponsored by Clarion Federal Credit Union.

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Comically Incorrect: Long-Hauler

| August 3, 2021
Comically Incorrect: Long-Hauler

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Long-Hauler

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Claytoonz: Order from the Top

| August 3, 2021
Claytoonz: Order from the Top

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Orders from the Top

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Featured Local Job: Licensed Massage Therapist

| August 2, 2021
Featured Local Job: Licensed Massage Therapist

There is currently an opening for a Licensed Massage Therapist to work at the Easton Family Chiropractic Office in Knox.

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Tracking Pa.’s Pandemic Spending, By the Numbers

| August 2, 2021
Tracking Pa.’s Pandemic Spending, By the Numbers

Spotlight PA’s tallying of Pennsylvania’s pandemic-related spending led us to the state’s emergency procurement program — a faster and, critics say, less transparent way for agencies to purchase urgently needed supplies and services.

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CUP Runneth Over With Past Summer Olympians

| August 2, 2021
CUP Runneth Over With Past Summer Olympians

CLARION, Pa. (EYT/D9) — Kurt Angle collapsed to his knees, tears of joys streaming down his ruddy cheeks, palms pressed together.

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Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Week: Nova Lee

| August 2, 2021
Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Week: Nova Lee

Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend this week: Nova Lee – Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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Police Release Details of Motorcycle Crash That Seriously Injured Emlenton Man

| August 2, 2021
Police Release Details of Motorcycle Crash That Seriously Injured Emlenton Man

ROCKLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say an Emlenton man was airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital following a motorcycle crash that occurred in Rockland Township last week.

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Oil City Man Charged With Threatening to ‘Stab Face Off’ Juvenile Victim With Ice Pick Due in Court Wednesday

| August 2, 2021
Oil City Man Charged With Threatening to ‘Stab Face Off’ Juvenile Victim With Ice Pick Due in Court Wednesday

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man who allegedly threatened a juvenile victim with an ice pick is scheduled to stand for a hearing in court on Wednesday.

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