Venango County News

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Banana-Nut Waffle Cake

| September 25, 2020
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Banana-Nut Waffle Cake

Day 6 of Fall Breakfast Week will bring your waffles to a whole new level!

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Comically Incorrect: Softballs

| September 25, 2020
Comically Incorrect: Softballs

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Softballs.

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SPONSORED: Tough Day Challenge to Be Held at Wanango Country Club

| September 24, 2020
SPONSORED: Tough Day Challenge to Be Held at Wanango Country Club

RENO, Pa. (EYT) – Wanango Country Club challenges you to accept the Tough Day Challenge on Sunday, September 27th.

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Two New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Venango County, 853 Positives Statewide

| September 24, 2020
Two New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Venango County, 853 Positives Statewide

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., September 24, that there were 853 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 153,397. 

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Who’s Hiring in Venango County

| September 24, 2020
Who’s Hiring in Venango County

A look at which local companies have employment opportunities in Venango County and surrounding areas.

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Pa.’s Failure to Mandate Quicker Death Reporting Before the Coronavirus Fueled Wild Data Fluctuations, Mistrust

| September 24, 2020
Pa.’s Failure to Mandate Quicker Death Reporting Before the Coronavirus Fueled Wild Data Fluctuations, Mistrust

For years, Pennsylvania has had a hard time counting its dead.

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SPONSORED: Vehicle Storage Now Available at Wessex Performance

| September 24, 2020
SPONSORED: Vehicle Storage Now Available at Wessex Performance

SLIGO, Pa. – Give your car, truck, boat or camper somewhere nice to spend the winter. Call Wessex Performance today!

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Police: Franklin Man Caught in Possession of Meth, Prescription Drugs

| September 24, 2020
Police: Franklin Man Caught in Possession of Meth, Prescription Drugs

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man is facing felony drug charges related to two incidents where he was reportedly caught in possession of methamphetamine and prescription medications.

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Stolen Skid-Steer Loader Valued at $7K Recovered in Jackson Township

| September 24, 2020
Stolen Skid-Steer Loader Valued at $7K Recovered in Jackson Township

JACKSON TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a stolen skid-steer loader was recovered in Jackson Township on Sunday.

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Pennsylvania Requests Additional Assistance For All SNAP Recipients Following Federal Court Ruling

| September 24, 2020
Pennsylvania Requests Additional Assistance For All SNAP Recipients Following Federal Court Ruling

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) has submitted a request to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that would extend additional Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funds to all SNAP recipients.

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Man Facing Felony Drug Charges Following Crash in Sugarcreek Borough Waives Hearing

| September 24, 2020
Man Facing Felony Drug Charges Following Crash in Sugarcreek Borough Waives Hearing

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A man facing felony drug charges related to discoveries made following a crash in Sugarcreek Borough waived his hearing in court on Wednesday.

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Woman Charged in Altercation at UPMC Northwest Held for Court

| September 24, 2020
Woman Charged in Altercation at UPMC Northwest Held for Court

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman who was reportedly involved in an altercation with officers at UPMC Northwest earlier this month was held for court on Wednesday.

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L&I Takes Additional Action Against New Wave Of PUA Fraud

| September 24, 2020
L&I Takes Additional Action Against New Wave Of PUA Fraud

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) on Wednesday announced that due to an alarming spike in suspicious applications for unemployment benefits through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, additional anti-fraud and identity verification measures will be put in place.

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Police Respond to One-Vehicle Crash in Scrubgrass Township

| September 24, 2020
Police Respond to One-Vehicle Crash in Scrubgrass Township

SCRUBGRASS TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police responded to a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 in Scrubgrass Township on Wednesday afternoon.

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SPONSORED: Sign Your 3-Year-Old Up for a Life-Changing Activity at Clarion Center for the Arts

| September 24, 2020
SPONSORED: Sign Your 3-Year-Old Up for a Life-Changing Activity at Clarion Center for the Arts

CLARION, Pa. – At Clarion Center for the Arts, their goal is to make a difference by helping students develop Compassion, Confidence, and Creativity.

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Secretary Of Agriculture Highlights ‘Earn While You Learn’ Agriculture Apprenticeship Opportunity

| September 24, 2020
Secretary Of Agriculture Highlights ‘Earn While You Learn’ Agriculture Apprenticeship Opportunity

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Wednesday encouraged young Pennsylvanians to apply for an Agriculture Equipment Service Technician Apprenticeship where they’ll earn a paycheck while they learn hands-on skills in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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State Police Calls: Theft, DUI, Retail Theft

| September 24, 2020
State Police Calls: Theft, DUI, Retail Theft

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police responded to the following calls:

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Wolf Administration Reminds Pennsylvanians to Be Counted in 2020 Census

| September 24, 2020
Wolf Administration Reminds Pennsylvanians to Be Counted in 2020 Census

YORK, Pa. – Second Lady of Pennsylvania Gisele Fetterman joined Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, Executive Director of the Governor’s 2020 Census Complete Count Commission Norman Bristol Colon, the York County Food Bank, and ABC27 Hometown Hero fifth grader Miriam March to discuss the importance of being counted in the 2020 U.S. Census.

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New Map Aims to Aid Hunters

| September 24, 2020
New Map Aims to Aid Hunters

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The deer hunters who most consistently fill tags year to year know their woods.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Sweet Potato and Egg Skillet

| September 24, 2020
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Sweet Potato and Egg Skillet

Throw together some finger-licking good ingredients for this easy breakfast dish!

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Comically Incorrect: A Peaceful Threat

| September 24, 2020
Comically Incorrect: A Peaceful Threat

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: A Peaceful Threat.

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Claytoonz: Amy’s Cult

| September 24, 2020
Claytoonz: Amy’s Cult

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Amy’s Cult.

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Pa. House Fails to Override Wolf’s Veto of Sports Spectator Bill

| September 23, 2020
Pa. House Fails to Override Wolf’s Veto of Sports Spectator Bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – House Republicans failed in their attempt to override Governor Wolf’s veto of a bill that would have allowed Pennsylvania school districts to decide their own capacity limits for sporting events.

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Pa. Department of Health: 898 New Positive Cases Reported Statewide

| September 23, 2020
Pa. Department of Health: 898 New Positive Cases Reported Statewide

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., September 23, that there were 898 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 152,544.

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Coroner IDs Man Killed in FedEx Van vs. Lawnmower Crash

| September 23, 2020
Coroner IDs Man Killed in FedEx Van vs. Lawnmower Crash

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – The Venango County coroner has released the name of a Kennerdell man who was killed in an accident involving a FedEx van and a lawnmower on Tuesday afternoon.

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