Blog Archives

Penguins Split Home-And-Home Series With Carolina

Christian Ehrhoff’s first goal of the season, coming with 4:33 remaining in a Saturday night game in Raleigh, gave the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes and a split in the teams’ weekend home-and-home series. With the win, the Penguins (16-5-2) remain tied for first place with the New York Islanders in…

Read more »

Panthers Shock Miami To Qualify For Bowl Consideration

James Conner shook off a sore hip to score twice and set three University of Pittsburgh rushing records, and Chad Voytik played with the flu as Pitt defeated Miami for the first time in nine meetings, recording a 35-23 win in Miami Gardens on Saturday night and earning bowl eligibility with a 6-6 regular season…

Read more »

Nittany Lions Slump To 6-6 As Regular Season Ends

Jeremy Langford ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns at Beaver Stadium in University Park on Saturday afternoon, lifting Michigan State to a 34-10 victory over Penn State, dropping the Nittany Lions to 6-6 at the end of their regular season schedule. Penn State lost six of their last eight contests after opening the season…

Read more »

PIAA Football Playoff Quarterfinal Results

PIAA High School Football Playoff Quarterfinal Results:   “A” Sharpsville 50, Kane 14 Clairton 52, Berlin-Brothersvalley 14 Bishop Guilfoyle 62, Camp Hill 21 South Williamsport 69, Pius X 41   “AA” South Fayette 42, Karns City 15 Hickory 28, Tyrone 0 Wyomissing 45, Montoursville 28 Dunmore 30, Neumann-Goretti 18   “AAA” Central Valley 52, Conneaut 23 Bishop McDevitt 41, Cocalico 0 Archbishop Wood 44, Great Valley 7 Somerset 30, Bethlehem…

Read more »

Pennsylvania Still Number-Two In Number Of Collisions With Deer

With hunters flooding to the woods to flush out deer, here is a reminder from a major insurance company. State Farm’s 2014 survey has shown once again that Pennsylvania is second only to West Virginia in the number of collisions between motor vehicles and deer. Experts say deer collisions are most likely to occur around…

Read more »

Game Commission Hints At Successful Rifle Deer Season In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Game Commission expects about 750,000 hunters to participate in the first day of the state’s two-week rifle deer season which begins Monday (Dec. 1). The season will run through December 13. The Game Commission says deer populations are being tracked as “stable or increasing” in most of the state, but they add that…

Read more »

Holiday Shopping Starts Before Black Friday; Pennsylvania Retailers Hope For More Shopper Dollars This Year

The so-called “Black Friday,” the day after Thanksgiving, might no longer be considered the unofficial opening day of the Christmas shopping season. For some, the rush actually began a day earlier on Thanksgiving Day. Some retailers opened up as early as 6:00 AM on the holiday, and many others opted to open Thanksgiving evening.  Store…

Read more »

Venango County Treasurer’s Office To Be Open Sunday, November 30 For Military Personnel

The Venango County Treasurer has announced that her office will be open for three hours on Sunday, November 30 to enable military personnel to purchase their hunting licenses or military antlerless deer licenses. Treasurer Deborah Sharpe says her office will also conduct regular business Sunday from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Special antlerless deer licenses…

Read more »

Venango County Dog Licenses Go On Sale Monday

The Venango County treasurer’s office has announced that 2015 dog licenses will be available beginning Monday (Dec. 1). State law requires that all dogs three months or older be licensed each year.  Discounts are available if the dog is spayed or neutered, and for senior citizens and people with disabilities.  A “convenience fee” will be…

Read more »

Clarion County Commissioners To Rethink Courthouse Renovation Plan

The Clarion County commissioners this week voted to reject the final design for a renovation of the Clarion County Courthouse, which would have included the construction of a new annex. Having hoped to hold costs to about eight million dollars, the commissioners said the design submitted would have rung in at about eleven million dollars. …

Read more »

Venango Weather