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Work Begins Wednesday On Route 322 Bridge Over I-80 In Clarion

Traffic will be restricted to a single lane, beginning Wednesday, April 1 on a bridge on Route 322 crossing Interstate 80 in Clarion Township. The $2.6 million rehabilitation project will include painting, replacement of the superstructure, barriers, expansion dams, substructure repairs and approach work.  The job should be finished by the end of October. PennDOT…

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Lots Of Pothole Patching Listed On Venango County Road Maintenance Schedule

The PennDOT road maintenance schedule for Venango County for the week of March 30 includes ditch work along Route 62 between Franklin and Oil City and numerous pothole patching projects. The patching jobs are scheduled for Route 62 in Frenchcreek Township, Congress Hill Road in…

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Oil City Man Charged In Intimidation Of A Witness Investigation Linked To Probe Into Missing VFW Money

An Oil City man was charged Thursday with the intimidation of a witness, harassment, stalking and other counts that are reportedly in connection with individuals involved in the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of nearly $100,000 from the VFW post in Oil City. Oil City…

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Mother, Grandparents Sentenced To Prison In Greenville Boy’s Starvation

The mother and two grandparents of a seven year-old Greenville boy who weighted only twenty-eight pounds when Mercer County officials came to his aid were sentenced to state prison terms on…

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DEP Defends Need For More Drilling Site Inspectors

The acting secretary of the state’s Department of Environmental Protection defended a proposed increase in funding and manpower for his agency to members of the state Senate this week. Radio…

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Colonel Drake’s Birthday To Be Observed Saturday At Drake Well Museum

Drake Well Museum and Park will observe Colonel Edwin Drake’s 196th birthday this Saturday, March 28. The party for the pioneer in the oil production business in northwestern Pennsylvania will…

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