Venango County News

Punxsutawney Phil Predicts 6 More Weeks of Winter

| February 2, 2023
Punxsutawney Phil Predicts 6 More Weeks of Winter

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Pennsylvania’s very own world-famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow this morning at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney.

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Local Juveniles Charged in $32K Burglary & Vandalism Rampage

| February 2, 2023
Local Juveniles Charged in $32K Burglary & Vandalism Rampage

CLINTON TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police have charged two juveniles with burglary and criminal mischief following a destructive rampage that caused over $32,000.00 worth of damage to multiple campers at a Clinton Township campground.

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Oil City Man Accused of Destroying House After Being Fired from Home Manufacturer Job

| February 2, 2023
Oil City Man Accused of Destroying House After Being Fired from Home Manufacturer Job

PAINT TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is accused of destroying a house he was assembling in Paint Township after being told he was fired.

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Oil City Woman Injured After Vehicle Strikes Boulder, Goes Airborne Along Henry’s Bend Road

| February 2, 2023
Oil City Woman Injured After Vehicle Strikes Boulder, Goes Airborne Along Henry’s Bend Road

PRESIDENT TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman was injured on Saturday morning after her vehicle struck a boulder along Henry’s Bend Road in President Township and went airborne.

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Who’s Hiring in Venango County

| February 2, 2023
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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Pedestrian Standing in Middle of Route 62 Struck, Killed by Vehicle

| February 2, 2023
Pedestrian Standing in Middle of Route 62 Struck, Killed by Vehicle

PINE GROVE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An area man who was walking on Route 62 in the center of the roadway was struck and killed by a vehicle on Wednesday morning.

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Police Release Details of Two-Vehicle Crash That Left One Injured

| February 2, 2023
Police Release Details of Two-Vehicle Crash That Left One Injured

CANAL TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State Police in Franklin released the details of a crash that occurred along U.S. Route 322 in Canal Township, Venango County.

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Two Men Hurt After Vehicle Slides on Snow-Covered Road, Slams into Tree

| February 2, 2023
Two Men Hurt After Vehicle Slides on Snow-Covered Road, Slams into Tree

RICHLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police have released the details of a crash in which two individuals were injured after the vehicle slammed into a tree in Richland Township.

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YMCA Valentine’s Ball Tickets on Sale Now

| February 2, 2023
YMCA Valentine’s Ball Tickets on Sale Now

CRANBERRY, Pa. – Tickets are now being sold for the Annual YMCA Valentine’s Ball to be held at Camp Coffman on February 10!

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Police Accuse Franklin Man of Providing False ID, Possession of a Controlled Substance

| February 2, 2023
Police Accuse Franklin Man of Providing False ID, Possession of a Controlled Substance

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – Sugarcreek Borough Police have accused a Franklin man of false identification to a law enforcement officer, along with disorderly conduct and possession of a controlled substance.

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Cranberry Woman Charged with Defiant Trespassing

| February 2, 2023
Cranberry Woman Charged with Defiant Trespassing

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – A Cranberry woman has been charged with defiant trespassing after she appeared unannounced at a residence she had been warned not to visit again.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Pan-Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

| February 2, 2023
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Pan-Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Pan-Roasted Chicken and Vegetables – Sponsored by Top Tier Federal Credit Union.

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Comically Incorrect: The Inseparables

| February 2, 2023
Comically Incorrect: The Inseparables

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: The Inseparables. view full post »

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

| February 1, 2023
Win It Wednesday: Sign Up for a Chance to Win Restaurant Gift Certificate

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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Mercer School District Closes After Threat Received of Student-Created ‘Hit List’

| February 1, 2023
Mercer School District Closes After Threat Received of Student-Created ‘Hit List’

MERCER CO., Pa. (EYT) – Mercer Area School District cancelled classes on Wednesday following threats made by a student.

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Sugarcreek Police Identifies Rural King Theft Suspect; Seeks Additional Information

| February 1, 2023
Sugarcreek Police Identifies Rural King Theft Suspect; Seeks Additional Information

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – Sugarcreek Borough Police have identified the suspect connected to a theft at the Allegheny Blvd. Rural King. The department is asking the public for additional information on the suspect.

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Pa. Takes Over Troubled Mortgage Relief Program From Contractor After Complaints, Backlogs

| February 1, 2023
Pa. Takes Over Troubled Mortgage Relief Program From Contractor After Complaints, Backlogs

HARRISBURG, Pa. — In an abrupt change, Pennsylvania’s struggling mortgage relief program will no longer work with the private company originally hired to run it, and will temporarily stop accepting new applications starting Feb. 1 while it makes the transition.

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SPONSORED: Earn Your Associate’s Degree with Northern Pennsylvania Regional College

| February 1, 2023
SPONSORED: Earn Your Associate’s Degree with Northern Pennsylvania Regional College

WARREN, Pa, (EYT) – Earn a complete associate’s degree or workforce training at one of 24 locations in the region where distance learning technology and live classroom instruction meet you where you are with NPRC.

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McFadden Announces Candidacy for Venango County Auditor

| February 1, 2023
McFadden Announces Candidacy for Venango County Auditor

VENANGO CO., Pa. — Terri L. McFadden of Rouseville is a candidate for reelection to a four-year term as Venango County Auditor.

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Governor Shapiro Lights Capitol Green in Celebration of Philadelphia Eagles Advancing to Super Bowl LVII

| February 1, 2023
Governor Shapiro Lights Capitol Green in Celebration of Philadelphia Eagles Advancing to Super Bowl LVII

HARRISBURG, Pa. – This week, Governor Josh Shapiro helped to light the west side of the Capitol green along North 3rd Street to celebrate the Philadelphia Eagles’ advancement to Super Bowl LVII following their Sunday night win at home over the San Francisco 49ers.

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