Oil City High School students took a break from their typical studies Wednesday to learn about opportunities for a future career in business, industry or the military.

Foxburg residents are under a water-boil advisory, which began at 5 p.m. Tuesday, and must remain under the advisory for a minimum of three days.

Juniors at Cranberry High School learned how to properly guide a blind person and use a white cane Tuesday during a White Cane Safety Day awareness program put on by the Venango County Association for the Blind.

VOLLEYBALL: Slippery Rock 3, Franklin 0; Jamestown 3, Rocky Grove 1; Cranberry 3, Keystone 1; Clarion 3, Venango Catholic 0; A-C Valley 3, Union 0; Redbank Valley 3, North Clarion 1; Moniteau 3, Karns City 1

According to reports, the Route 8 bypass in Oil City has reopened from Center Street to Hovis Auto & Truck Supply after a truck versus tractor trailer accident earlier this afternoon.

WATERFORD - Coming into Friday night's game at Carm Bonito Field, the only team standing in the way of the Oil City Oilers football team capturing an outright Region 7 title was the homestanding Fort LeBoeuf Bison.

A costly restoration project on Deep Hollow Road, hit hard by a July 19 flash flood along Lower Two Mile Run and closed for nearly three months, has been completed.

After six weeks of intensive building, coding and planning, high school robotics teams from Franklin and Christian Life Academy are ready to take the main stage at the regional BEST Robotics competition Friday and Saturday at Grove City College.

Students at Oil City Middle School are not only learning reading, writing and arithmetic - they are also learning how to change tires, introduce themselves, write checks and other life skills in a new Adulting 101 class.

A natural gas leak that occurred this morning in the area of 1815 Route 8 in Kaneville has been repaired, according to Tim Dunkle, director of the Venango County Emergency Management Agency.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is conducting truck mounted ultra-low volume (ULV) mosquito control operations in parts of Stoneboro, Mercer County, where evidence of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has been found, according to a release from the DEP.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has ordered the owner of numerous recreational vehicles, cars and trucks that are stored near the intersection of Route 322 and Deep Hollow Road in Cranberry Township to remove them within 30 days.

Downed utility lines due to a one-vehicle accident on Allegheny Boulevard in Reno has resulted in both lanes of the road to be shut down near Cauvels Auto Sale this morning, according to Venango County 911.  

Voters in Venango County will use a brand new system in the Nov. 5 General Election.

After keeping its fans on the edge of their seats in last week's nailbiting road win over DuBois, Oil City's football team did the home crowd a favor and took all of the drama out of its Region 7 matchup with visiting Warren on Friday night during Homecoming at the Oil Field.

Oil City's South Side was packed Thursday night with students, families, faculty and others celebrating homecoming.

Cranberry Elementary School staff went beyond the customary "hello" greeting to arriving students on Wednesday morning.

HARRISBURG - Conversation and the rumbling of two charter buses idling nearby filled the darkness as over 60 employees, former employees and advocates of Polk State Center converged on the state Capitol in Harrisburg on Tuesday.

Two local school districts have cooked up an antidote, if only a brief one, to dispel some recent news-induced anxiety.

A panel focused on revving up Cranberry Township's economic future is pushing the township supervisors to take a vote on whether a county-wide recycling center can be located at the former Sears automotive department area at the Cranberry mall.