Venango County News

New Law Increases Penalties for Repeat DUI Offenses

| November 30, 2022
New Law Increases Penalties for Repeat DUI Offenses

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced on Tuesday that a new Pennsylvania law has changed the grading of certain offenses for driving under the influence (DUI), adding more stringent penalties for these violations.

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Win-It-Wednesday: Sign Up for a Chance to Win Restaurant Gift Certificates

| November 30, 2022
Win-It-Wednesday: Sign Up for a Chance to Win Restaurant Gift Certificates

CRANBERRY, Pa. (EYT) – 4 Your Car Connection of Cranberry has teamed up with exploreVenango.com for a popular weekly giveaway – Win-It-Wednesday!

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Wolf Administration Reminds Motorists to Stay Alert and Use Caution to Avoid Deer Collisions

| November 30, 2022
Wolf Administration Reminds Motorists to Stay Alert and Use Caution to Avoid Deer Collisions

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Acting Insurance Commissioner Michael Humphreys, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Yassmin Gramian, and State Police Commissioner Colonel Robert Evanchick on Monday reminded drivers of the higher risk for deer-related crashes in the fall and that insurance companies cannot add a surcharge to auto insurance premiums for such crashes.

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State Police Calls: Troopers Investigating Identity Theft, Two Jailed for Receiving Stolen Property

| November 30, 2022
State Police Calls: Troopers Investigating Identity Theft, Two Jailed for Receiving Stolen Property

Area state police responded to the following incidents:

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CALL TO THE HALL: Longtime Clarion Volleyball Coach Shari Campbell Will Be Inducted into PVCA Hall of Fame

| November 30, 2022
CALL TO THE HALL: Longtime Clarion Volleyball Coach Shari Campbell Will Be Inducted into PVCA Hall of Fame

CLARION, Pa. (EYT/D9) — Shari Campbell is rarely surprised.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Peanut Butter Snowballs

| November 30, 2022
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Peanut Butter Snowballs

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Peanut Butter Snowballs – Sponsored by Top Tier Federal Credit Union.

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Comically Incorrect: Hogwash

| November 30, 2022
Comically Incorrect: Hogwash

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

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Police Searching for Missing 14-Year-Old Clarion Girl

| November 29, 2022
Police Searching for Missing 14-Year-Old Clarion Girl

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) — Police are asking for the public’s help with information related to a 14-year-old girl who was last seen on November 26.

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Featured Local Job: Drug and Alcohol Counselor/ Assistants

| November 29, 2022
Featured Local Job: Drug and Alcohol Counselor/ Assistants

Abraxas I is currently hiring Drug & Alcohol Counselors or Counselor Assistants to work with adolescents at their residential facility, located in the heart of the Allegheny National Forest, near Marienville, Pennsylvania.

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Keystone Senior Natalie Bowser Determined to Prove Doubters Wrong and Help the Panthers to a Bounce Back Year

| November 29, 2022
Keystone Senior Natalie Bowser Determined to Prove Doubters Wrong and Help the Panthers to a Bounce Back Year

KNOX, Pa. (EYT/D9) — Natalie Bowser heard the rumblings. The doubters. The naysayers.

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Police Searching for Local Man Accused of Aggravated Assault

| November 29, 2022
Police Searching for Local Man Accused of Aggravated Assault

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Police are asking for the public’s help with locating a local man accused of aggravated assault.

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First Lead in Patrick Ryan Case in 17 Years

| November 29, 2022
First Lead in Patrick Ryan Case in 17 Years

HOWE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Pete and Debbie Ryan have been holding out hope for a break in their son’s case that started as a missing person and ended in the discovery of his decomposing body in the woods in Howe Township, Forest County. Seventeen years later, somebody says they know what happened to him.

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Police Arrest Tionesta Man Accused of Shooting Victim With Shotgun in Crawford County

| November 29, 2022
Police Arrest Tionesta Man Accused of Shooting Victim With Shotgun in Crawford County

CRAWFORD CO., Pa. (EYT) – Police have apprehended a Tionesta man accused of shooting a victim in the thigh area with a shotgun in Crawford County on November 19.

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Supik Allegedly Sends ‘Hit List’ of Five Officials to Local Authorities

| November 29, 2022
Supik Allegedly Sends ‘Hit List’ of Five Officials to Local Authorities

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A former New Bethlehem man who is currently lodged in SCI Phoenix reportedly sent a “hit list” of five officials to the Chief Clarion County Detective and the Clarion County Deputy Warden.

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Nonpartisan Journalism Is Vital to the Future of Pa. Here’s How You Can Keep It Going.

| November 29, 2022
Nonpartisan Journalism Is Vital to the Future of Pa. Here’s How You Can Keep It Going.

Huge stories will shape Pennsylvania’s future next year.

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Police: Oil City Man Wanted on Arrest Warrants Holds Woman at Gunpoint in Her Home

| November 29, 2022
Police: Oil City Man Wanted on Arrest Warrants Holds Woman at Gunpoint in Her Home

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man wanted on arrest warrants reportedly held a woman at gunpoint inside her home, telling her to be quiet while officers attempted to complete a welfare check outside the residence.

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UPDATE: Franklin Woman Accused of Being Under the Influence of Controlled Substance While Caring for Toddler

| November 29, 2022
UPDATE: Franklin Woman Accused of Being Under the Influence of Controlled Substance While Caring for Toddler

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – Police have released additional details regarding a Franklin woman who is accused of being under the influence of a controlled substance while caring for a toddler.

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Area Teen’s Car Crashes into Fence in Clarion Township

| November 29, 2022
Area Teen’s Car Crashes into Fence in Clarion Township

CLARION TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State Police in Clarion released the details of a crash that occurred along Greenville Pike in Clarion Township.

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Featured Local Job: Intake Caseworker Supervisor

| November 29, 2022
Featured Local Job: Intake Caseworker Supervisor

Clarion County Children and Youth Services currently has an opening for an Intake Casework Supervisor.

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State Police Calls: Tionesta Man Charged As Result of Traffic Stop

| November 29, 2022
State Police Calls: Tionesta Man Charged As Result of Traffic Stop

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – Marienville-based State Police responded to the following incidents: 

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