Venango County News

Comically Incorrect: While America Burns

| February 20, 2024
Comically Incorrect: While America Burns

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: While America Burns.

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Claytoonz: Pumped-Up Tricks

| February 20, 2024
Claytoonz: Pumped-Up Tricks

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Pumped-Up Tricks.

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From the Court to Corporate: Oil City Basketball Star Now Enjoying the Bright Lights of Pittsburgh

| February 19, 2024
From the Court to Corporate: Oil City Basketball Star Now Enjoying the Bright Lights of Pittsburgh

OIL CITY Pa. (EYT) – Carlee Wenner always wanted to be like her older sister, Kaity.

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Featured Local Job: Licensed Practical Nurses

| February 19, 2024
Featured Local Job: Licensed Practical Nurses

The Western Secure Treatment Unit in Emlenton, PA, a program operated by Rite of Passage, is looking for full-time and part-time Licensed Practical Nurses.

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What Shapiro’s Budget Pitch Could Do for Pennsylvania’s Rural Communities

| February 19, 2024
What Shapiro’s Budget Pitch Could Do for Pennsylvania’s Rural Communities

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — As the populations of Pennsylvania’s rural counties shrink, officials hope future state spending can help slow projected losses by making investments that attract new residents and support local economies.

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SPONSORED: NPRC Announces Business Work-Ready Skill Sets

| February 19, 2024
SPONSORED: NPRC Announces Business Work-Ready Skill Sets

WARREN, Pa. (EYT) – Northern Pennsylvania Regional College (NPRC) announces the addition of Business Work-Ready Skill Sets.

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Golden Eagle Wrestling Falls to Central Michigan on Senior Day

| February 19, 2024
Golden Eagle Wrestling Falls to Central Michigan on Senior Day

CLARION, Pa. — The Golden Eagle wrestling team finished up their dual match schedule on Sunday afternoon, falling to Central Michigan 28-10 in Tippin Gym.

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Food Service Worker Facing Charges for Alleged Sexual Relationship with SCI Forest Inmate

| February 19, 2024
Food Service Worker Facing Charges for Alleged Sexual Relationship with SCI Forest Inmate

FOREST COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – A local woman who was employed as a food service worker at SCI Forest is in hot water after an investigation revealed she was allegedly having a sexual relationship with an inmate.

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Local Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl Faces Hearing on Wednesday

| February 19, 2024
Local Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl Faces Hearing on Wednesday

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing for a local man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl in Franklin is set for Wednesday morning.

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SPONSORED: Buy More, Save More Kitchen Sales Event Happening at Tionesta Builders Supply

| February 19, 2024
SPONSORED: Buy More, Save More Kitchen Sales Event Happening at Tionesta Builders Supply

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – The Buy More, Save More Kitchen Sales Event is currently underway at Tionesta Builders Supply!

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Franklin Man Faces Hearing on Wednesday on Dog Law Violation

| February 19, 2024
Franklin Man Faces Hearing on Wednesday on Dog Law Violation

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) — A hearing for a Franklin man facing a dog law violation for not confining his animal is set for Wednesday morning.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Skillet Sea Scallops

| February 19, 2024
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Skillet Sea Scallops

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Skillet Sea Scallops – Sponsored by Top Tier Federal Credit Union.

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Comically Incorrect: Devil In Desguise

| February 19, 2024
Comically Incorrect: Devil In Desguise

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Devil In Desguise.

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Claytoonz: Trump Dollar Menu

| February 19, 2024
Claytoonz: Trump Dollar Menu

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Trump Dollar Menu.

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Missing Teen Found Safe in Oil City

| February 18, 2024
Missing Teen Found Safe in Oil City

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) — A missing teenager has been found safe in Venango County.

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Featured Local Job: Night Youth Services Worker

| February 18, 2024
Featured Local Job: Night Youth Services Worker

The Western Secure Treatment Unit in Emlenton, PA, a program operated by Rite of Passage, is looking for a full-time Night Youth Services Worker.

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A Driving Force in Automotive Leadership From Salesman to General Manager, Travis Alcorn’s Journey at 4 Your Car Connection

| February 18, 2024
A Driving Force in Automotive Leadership From Salesman to General Manager, Travis Alcorn’s Journey at 4 Your Car Connection

CRANBERRY, Pa. (EYT) –In the dynamic world of automotive sales, individuals who rise through the ranks often bring a wealth of experience and a unique perspective to their roles.

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All American Custom Apparel & Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Jon Judson

| February 18, 2024
All American Custom Apparel & Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Jon Judson

Jon served our country in the United States Navy.

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The Medical Minute: Hernia — A Common, Treatable Condition No One Talks About

| February 18, 2024
The Medical Minute: Hernia — A Common, Treatable Condition No One Talks About

HERSHEY, Pa. — While an impending storm will trigger cautionary news reports about the risk of a heart attack while shoveling snow, you’re less likely to hear how twisting and turning while moving heavy amounts of the tiny ice crystals may increase your risk of developing a hernia.

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Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Day: Bart

| February 18, 2024
Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Day: Bart

Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Day: Meet Bart! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Garlic Lemon Shrimp

| February 18, 2024
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Garlic Lemon Shrimp

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Garlic Lemon Shrimp – Sponsored by Top Tier Federal Credit Union.

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Top Tier Federal Credit Union Accepting Applications for 2024 Scholarship Program

| February 17, 2024
Top Tier Federal Credit Union Accepting Applications for 2024 Scholarship Program

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – For 2024, Top Tier Federal Credit Union will be awarding 5 – $1,000 scholarships.

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SPONSORED: Check Out 4 Your Car Connection’s Weekly Featured Vehicle!

| February 17, 2024
SPONSORED: Check Out 4 Your Car Connection’s Weekly Featured Vehicle!

CRANBERRY, Pa. (EYT) – 4 Your Car Connection’s Weekly Featured Vehicle is a 2012 Hyundai Elantra GLS.

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Shapiro Wants to Tax Skill Games. He Must First Navigate Pa.’s Wealthy, Warring Gambling Interests.

| February 17, 2024
Shapiro Wants to Tax Skill Games. He Must First Navigate Pa.’s Wealthy, Warring Gambling Interests.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — As part of his budget pitch this year, Gov. Josh Shapiro says he wants to regulate and tax skill games to raise tens of millions of dollars in revenue.

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Police: Local Man Accused of Trespassing at Gentlemen’s Club Claims He Was ‘Looking for a Dollar’

| February 17, 2024
Police: Local Man Accused of Trespassing at Gentlemen’s Club Claims He Was ‘Looking for a Dollar’

CHERRYTREE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A local man was charged for allegedly trespassing at a gentlemen’s club to “look for a dollar.”

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Tickets Available for Clintonville Volunteer Fire Department’s Henry Gun Raffle

| February 17, 2024
Tickets Available for Clintonville Volunteer Fire Department’s Henry Gun Raffle

CLINTONVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Tickets are currently available for Clintonville’s Henry Gun Raffle which will be drawn on April 13.

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Shapiro Administration Awards Nearly $4.5 Million in Keystone Grants to 17 Public Libraries

| February 17, 2024
Shapiro Administration Awards Nearly $4.5 Million in Keystone Grants to 17 Public Libraries

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) on Friday announced that nearly $4.5 million in funding has been awarded to 17 libraries in 14 counties for the construction and rehabilitation of public library facilities.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Lemon Lime Dessert

| February 17, 2024
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Lemon Lime Dessert

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Lemon Lime Dessert – Sponsored by Top Tier Federal Credit Union.

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Domino’s to Open Franklin Location This Month

| February 16, 2024
Domino’s to Open Franklin Location This Month

FRANKLIN, Pa. — Franklin will soon be joining the Domino’s pizza party.

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Featured Local Job: Group Supervisor

| February 16, 2024
Featured Local Job: Group Supervisor

The Western Secure Treatment Unit in Emlenton, PA, a program operated by Rite of Passage, is looking for a Group Supervisor.

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