Forest County, PA

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First Forest County Bigfoot Festival draws hundreds of fans

MARIENVILLE - Bigfoot left a big impression in Marienville last weekend. The first Forest County Bigfoot Festival drew hundreds of fans of the wooly biped to town where they conducted a Bigfoot search and a Bigfoot caller contest. Even the person with the biggest feet went home a winner.
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Bigfoot Festival Debuts this Weekend in Forest County

A new festival in honor of Bigfoot is coming to Forest County this weekend. The Forest County Bigfoot Festival will be held June 11-13 in Marienville, Pa., located just outside the Allegheny National Forest. The family-friendly festival will feature a hunt for Bigfoot and a calling contest, as well as...
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State Police Calls: DUI, Harassment Incident, Drug Possession

VENANGO/FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – Area state police responded to the following calls:. (Photo by Dave Cyphert of ProPoint Media Photography) Court documents indicate the Franklin-based State Police filed the following charges against 28-year-old Devontae Allan Lindsey, of Oil City, on June 4:. – DUI: Controlled Substance – Impaired Ability...
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East Forest Students Participate in Adopt-A-Highway Clean Up

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – Students from East Forest High School recently participated in an Adopt-A-Highway Clean Up. The East Forest National Honor Society participated in the Adopt-A-Highway Clean Up on May 27. Pictured above are National Honor Society members David McCullough and Ryan Parrett. Other members that participated include...
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Comments sought on reroute of the North Country trail

WARREN — The USDA Forest Service is accepting public comments on a proposal to reroute approximately 815 feet of the North Country National Scenic Trail north of Amsler Spring in Warrant 5138, Jenks Township, Forest County. This section of trail climbs a small saddle between two high points above Salmon...
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The 'hunt' for Bigfoot is on in Marienville

MARIENVILLE - Bigfoot hunters and fans will converge on Marienville for the community's first Forest County Bigfoot Festival from June 11 to 13. Festival organizer Dave Yeany said the people in the Marienville area have a fond spot in their hearts for the elusive creature. "I have been a hunter...
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4-H Xtreme Engineers Exploring Drones

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – The Forest County 4-H Robo’s will begin club activities on Thursday, June 24. The club event will begin at the Forest County 4-H Center beginning at 6:00 p.m. The club has a new project to offer youth ages eight to 18 (age-based on January 1)....
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Hearings for Two SCI Forest Inmates Caught With Synthetic Cannabis Set for Tuesday

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – Two inmates at SCI Forest who were reportedly caught in possession of synthetic cannabinoids in the facility are facing hearings on Tuesday. Court documents indicate 32-year-old Dante Lacey and 29-year-old Quadir Jeffries are scheduled to stand for preliminary hearings in front of Judge Daniel L. Miller on Tuesday, June 8, at 10:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., respectively, on the following charges:
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Police Investigating Theft of Over $5,000 in Tools, Equipment From Drilling Rig Site in Howe Township

HOWE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Marienville-based State Police say an investigation is ongoing into over $5,000 of tools and equipment from a drilling rig site in Howe Township. On June 3, Marienville-based State Police responded to a report of a theft at a remote drilling rig site along Forest Road 674, approximately one-eighth of a mile west off of Coopertrack Road, State Route 666, in Howe Township, Forest County.
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Donation to aid in development of trail

Synchronous fireflies are helping to shine some light on environmental causes. On Thursday, Ken Butler, Jeff Calta, and Caitlin Ball of the Pennsylvania Firefly Festival, Inc. (PAFF) presented a check for $1,000 to West Ramsey of Penn Soil RC&D to help develop a Storywalk Trail at Chapman State Park. Most...
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Science Has Sweet Results at Forest Area School District

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – Students at Forest Area School District recently discovered how sweet the results of science can be. (Pictured above: Leonardo Rivera) Mrs. Jaquay’s kindergarten class recently teamed up with students from the 8th grade Family and Consumer Science class for a very special project. The students...
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East Forest Elementary Students Visit Chapman Dam State Park

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – East Forest Elementary students visited Chapman Dam State Park on May 26. (Photo: Penn State extension office staff talks to 1st graders about invasive plant species. Pictured are Evan Stevenson, Eden Glass, Josh Russ, Riley Snyder, and Scarlett Fike.) Students enjoyed many different learning stations...