Missing, Endangered Crawford County Woman Found Deceased
CRAWFORD CO., Pa. (EYT) – Meadville-based State Police say a missing and endangered woman has been found dead. According to PSP Meadville, 52-year-old Melissa Whaley, of Cambridge Springs, was located deceased by volunteer search and rescue crews. Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the investigation. Meadville-based State...
Cochranton Woman Faces Trespassing, Disorderly Conduct Charges
SANDYCREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) — A Cochranton woman is facing trespassing and disorderly conduct charges. According to court documents, Franklin-based State Police filed the following criminal charges against 34-year-old Jamie Marie Baker, of Cochranton, in Magisterial District Judge Patrick E. Lowrey’s office on November 27:. Defiant Trespassing –...
Oil City finalizes Days Inn purchase
The City of Oil City on Thursday finalized its purchase of the former Days Inn hotel property, a deal that had been in the works for months. The city transferred $507,000 to the owner of the hotel, Oil City Hospitality LLC, run by the Shah family, Oil City manager Mark Schroyer told the newspaper.
Mercer Co. fire crews help battle Pa. house fire
CRAWFORD CO., Pa. (WKBN) — Fire crews from Mercer County were called to a house fire early Sunday morning just over the border of Crawford County. It happened near Fallen Drive in West Shenango Township around 1:30 a.m. The First News reporter on scene said there was heavy smoke in the area.
Oil City Man Facing Child Endangerment Charges
OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) — An Oil City man has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child after a Parole Board agent reportedly discovered drugs and paraphernalia within reach of a child during a probation inspection. (Pictured above: stock photo) Court documents indicate that the Oil City...
Area Man, Infant Seriously Injured After Being Ejected From Vehicle During Rollover Crash on I-80
UNION TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a Crawford County and an infant were seriously injured after being ejected from their vehicle during a rollover crash on Interstate 80 in Union Township, Clearfield County. According to a report released by PSP DuBois on Thursday, November 30, the crash happened...
7-Day Weather Forecast for Venango County
A look at the 7-day weather forecast for the Venango County area brought to you by Deets Mechanical of Seneca, Pa. Rain and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 3pm. High near 56. East wind 5 to 14 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
State Police Calls: Local Man Arrested on Drug Possession in Crawford County
Area state police responded to the following incidents:. Local Man Arrested on Drug Possession in Crawford County. According to a release issued on Tuesday, Meadville-based State Police initiated a traffic stop on a 1999 Jeep Cherokee in the 20100 block of Cochranton Road in West Mead Township, Crawford County, based on observed Title 75 violations around 12:25 a.m. on November 4.
Weekly Safety Report: Assault and Reckless Endangerment Cases in Oil City, Pennsylvania
This week in Oil City, Pennsylvania, there were two incidents that resulted in criminal charges. The first incident involved a domestic altercation, leading to assault and harassment charges against a 21-year-old man. The second incident involved a car crash, where a 54-year-old man was charged with reckless endangerment after high levels of THC were detected in his blood.
Red kettles are out, but Salvation Army needs more volunteers
The Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle campaign is in full swing in Venango County as volunteers are ringing bells to help their neighbors in need this holiday season. People have been generous in their giving this year, so far, Major Tim Duperree said Thursday, but bell ringers are in short supply, he added.
Merry Meadville: A Grand Holiday Celebration in Crawford County
Experience the magic of the holiday season at the Merry Meadville Celebration in Crawford County. From Christmas decorations to sweet treats, carriage rides, and a special visit from Santa, this festive event is a beloved tradition that brings joy and cheer to the community.
The Cochranton Community Fair: A Legacy of Unity and Celebration
The Cochranton Community Fair has been a cornerstone of the local culture in Cochranton, Pennsylvania for over 80 years, marking its 94th celebration this year. This beloved event encapsulates the essence of community spirit, bringing together residents and visitors to revel in the rich agricultural heritage of the area. With a diverse array of activities including animal displays, tractor pulls, and baking competitions, the fair embodies the joy and unity of this small town. The fair's program is not just about entertainment, but also about education and engagement, with events catering to all ages and interests.
These seneca, PA based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of seneca..
'Sovereign citizen' who decried law gets hearing in appeal of Edinboro Wendy's murder case
The man found guilty of a killing at the Wendy's restaurant near Edinboro in 2020 is trying to take advantage of the laws that he once disowned. Markese Lampley is turning to those laws as he challenges his conviction. ...
Slippery Rock Man Charged For Staying At Stranger’s Campsite
A Slippery Rock man is in the Venango County Jail after staying at a campsite that he did not own and stealing a car. On November 6 the a 27-year-old man from Grove City traveled to his campsite in Rockland Township, only to find 37-year-old Michael Christie of Slippery Rock had been staying there and had damaged the property.
Cochranton Junior Senior High School Wins 'How Cool is Your School' Contest
Watch as Cochranton Junior Senior High School students react to winning the 'How Cool is Your School' contest. Discover their impressive science projects, robotics lessons, musical talents, and school spirit that garnered over 10,000 votes. Learn about their award-winning marching band and upcoming events.
Cornplanter Fire Chief: Investigation Underway for Fire That Destroyed Cornplanter Township Building
CORNPLANTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – The State Police Fire Marshal has launched an investigation into the cause of a structure fire that destroyed a two-story building in Cornplanter Township on Wednesday. (Photos by Gavin Fish) Cornplanter Fire Chief Ben Schwab told exploreVenango.com that the cause of the fire is...
State police investigating Crawford Co. gun theft
(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — Pennsylvania State Police are investigating after a Meadville man reported multiple firearms were stolen from him. According to PSP Meadville, six different firearms were reported stolen from a home in the 700 block of Ravine Street in West Mead Township on Nov. 18. The missing firearms include three handguns, a shotgun, and two […]
PennDOT Implements Weight Limit on Church Run Bridge in Crawford County
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has placed a weight limit on the Route 89 (Church Run) bridge over Shirley Run in Crawford County. According to PennDOT, the bridge has not previously had a weight restriction. The new restriction will limit travel on the bridge to one truck at a time.
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Homemade Pizza
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Homemade Pizza – Sponsored by Top Tier Federal Credit Union. This recipe is a hearty, zesty main dish with a crisp, golden crust!. 1-1/4 cups warm water (110° to 115°) 1/4 cup canola oil. 1 teaspoon salt. 3-1/2 to 4 cups...