7-Day Weather Forecast for Venango County
Today – Sunny, with a high near 47. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph. Tonight – Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Tuesday – Sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Tuesday Night – Increasing clouds,...
Venango County Photo of the Day
VTC (Venango Technology Center) students from the collision repair class recently attended the Hovis Technical Training Center to train and earn certifications with the Axalta Cromax XP paint system. Photo courtesy Venango Technology Center (Vo-Tech). Copyright © 2023 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission...
State Police Release Details on 13-Year-Old Student Charged With Drug Possession
SPRING TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State Police in Meadville released the details of a 13-year-old student who has been charged with drug possession in Spring Township, Crawford County. Meadville-based State Police were dispatched to Conneaut Valley School located at 22154 State Highway 18 around 10:07 a.m. on February 6...
Man accused of breaking into OC home
An Oil City man is facing charges for entering a house on Colbert Avenue and then trying to break in to several other nearby homes while he was intoxicated. Oil City police said in a criminal complaint they were called late Monday afternoon to the 700 block of Colbert Avenue where Romero Donald, 28, had tried to kick in the doors of two homes.
Local Man Injured in Rollover Crash on Route 8 in Cornplanter Township
CORNPLANTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State Police in Franklin released the details of a rollover crash that occurred on Route 8 in Cornplanter Township last Saturday morning. According to Franklin-based State Police, this crash happened at 8:48 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, on State Highway 8, in Cornplanter Township, Venango County.
LifeFlight Dispatched After 13-Year-Old Stabbed in Polk Altercation; Polk Teen Charged
POLK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – A 13-year-old was transported by LifeFlight on Wednesday evening for medical treatment after being stabbed during an altercation with a relative in Polk. Court documents indicate the Polk Borough Police Department filed criminal charges against 15-year-old Landon Boone, of Polk, on Friday, March 17,...
OC curriculum committee wants close look at options for sexuality lessons
The Oil City School District’s curriculum and education committee laid out recommendations Monday for how the district should move forward with its ongoing plans for sexuality and sexual harassment lessons. The lessons have been taught to Oil City middle school students without school board approval since the fall of...
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Frosted Cinnamon Rolls
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Frosted Cinnamon Rolls – Sponsored by Top Tier Federal Credit Union. Even if you are not accustomed to working with yeast dough, you’ll find this dough is easy to handle!. Ingredients. 5 to 6 cups of all-purpose flour. 1 package yellow cake...
State Police Calls: Swords, Statues Stolen From Area Residence
VENANGO/FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – Area state police responded to the following incidents:. According to a release issued by PSP Franklin on Thursday, March 16, troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu near U.S. Route 322 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, at 3:13 a.m. on Saturday, February 11.
Gunfire Erupts During Juvenile Welfare Check in Oil City
OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An encounter between visitors and an Oil City resident during a juvenile welfare check turned violent when gunfire erupted, leading to the arrest of the resident. According to court documents, the Oil City Police Department filed the following criminal charges against 27-year-old Jonathan Allen...
All American Awards and Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Robert Houston
Robert served our country in the United States Army. Name: Robert E. Houston, Jr. Robert served in the United States Army until being honorably discharged in 1992. A service was held on March 4, 2023, with Robert’s uncle, Pastor Randy Ayers, officiating. Military honors were accorded by the Titusville...
END OF THE ROAD: Franklin Rally Falls Short in State Quarterfinal Loss to Penn Cambria
KITTANNING, Pa. (EYT/D9) — Trailing 47-38 early in the fourth quarter, the Franklin boys basketball team needed a spark. The Knights got it thanks to a shift into a press. The pressure forced four quick turnovers from Penn Cambria and Franklin quickly turned that nine-point deficit into a 49-49 tie with 2:55 remaining in the game.
Forest County 7-Day Forecast for March 20, 2023
TIONESTA, Pa. – Here’s your 7-day weather forecast for Forest County as of Monday, March 20, 2023. Today: Sunny, with a high near 45. Light southwest wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 9 to...
Pet of the Day 3/17/23
Meet Perky, an affectionate and loving girl looking for her forever home! Perky spends her days lounging on soft blankets and loving on whoever gives her the chance. She loves to nap and give cuddles. Consider her for your perfect fit! Visit Perky at the Venango County Humane Society from noon to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.
‘Kwik’ Thinking by Franklin Police Leads to Two Arrests in Convenience Store Theft
FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Two local men are behind bars for allegedly pulling a scheme with another individual to rob the Kwik Fill gas station in Franklin. According to court documents, the City of Franklin Police Department filed the following criminal charges against 52-year-old Matthew James Kachik, of Franklin, in Magisterial District Judge Matthew T. Kirtland’s office on Tuesday, March 14.
State Police Investigating Hit and Run in Summit Township
No injuries were reported following a hit and run that occurred this past Wednesday evening in Summit Township. According to State Police, a pickup driven by 59-year-old Judith Ligo of Grove City was disabled from a previous crash on Route 422 West near Bonniebrook Road around 6:30pm when it was struck by another vehicle.
Juvenile stabbed in Polk incident
A 13-year-old juvenile was stabbed by a 15-year-old juvenile during an altercation in Polk Borough Wednesday evening, Polk police chief Ed Sharp said Thursday. The 13-year-old was flown by helicopter to a hospital, Sharp said. The Venango County district attorney’s office said Thursday that due to the nature of the...
Local Juvenile Accused of Stabbing 13-Year-Old to be Charged, Arraigned as Adult Today
POLK BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – A local juvenile is accused of stabbing a 13-year-old child in Polk Borough. Polk Borough Sergeant Jarrod Deeter told exploreVenango.com that the suspect juvenile will be arraigned as an adult on Friday, March 17 for his or her involvement in an incident that occurred Wednesday evening, March 15.
Local Man Accused of Breaking Into Residence on Colbert Avenue, Attempting to Enter Two Other Aparments
OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A local man is behind bars after police say he attempted to break into three residences in Oil City on Monday evening. Court documents indicate the Oil City Police Department filed criminal charges against 28-year-old Romero Andrew Donald, of Oil City, on Tuesday, March 14, in Magisterial District Judge Andrew F. Fish’s office.
Police Ask Public’s Help Identifying Suspect in Barkeyville Burglaries
BARKEYVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – State Police in Franklin are asking for the public’s help with information regarding two possibly related burglaries in Barkeyville. According to a release issued by PSP Franklin on Thursday, March 16, troopers are investigating two separate incidents at the same location involving the individual in the attached photos.
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