A fundraising campaign has been launched to build a new monument honoring Franklin residents who served in World War II and the Korean War.

The Salvation Army's bell-ringing collections outside retail stores during the Christmas season provide the bulk of the agency's funding for year-long charitable projects.

The number 65 is typically associated with retirement in the U.S. as that cipher relates to a host of subjects from pensions and Social Security income to grandchildren, federal health care coverage, travel, retirement and more.

The Good Hope and Zion Lutheran churches in Oil City have combined their efforts again this year to provide Thanksgiving meals in the area.

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a wind advisory for the area from 10 a.m. today until 7 a.m. Thursday. Gusts up to 55 mph are expected. Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and power outages could result.

Members of the Oil City Oilers football team were recognized Monday night by the Oil City School Board for their unprecedented achievements this year.

The Route 38 (Fifth Street) bridge in Emlenton has reopened. It had been closed so repairs could be made to the approaches at both ends of the structure.

The young girl who unveiled the Oil City Soldiers and Sailors Monument in the Central Avenue Plaza as a three-year-old in November 1928 is alive and well in Erie and can still recall the rainy day the monument was dedicated.

Clarion Borough police said they are searching for two suspects in a retail theft that occurred at CVS Pharmacy on Main Street at about 9 p.m. Wednesday.

A program designed to revitalize Oil City's downtown business district got a boost Wednesday with a strong endorsement from two state agencies.

The Pennsylvania Senate approved a bill Monday that seeks to put a moratorium on the planned closure of Polk and White Haven state centers until a series of steps are taken.

A new chapter in Franklin High School football history is on the horizon as head coach Tom Haynes recently submitted his letter of resignation. Haynes is stepping down after seven seasons as the Knights' mentor.

CLEARFIELD - Heading into Tuesday night's PIAA volleyball semifinal, Clarion head coach Shari Campbell had an opportunity to take the Bobcats back to the state championship game for the first time since 2012. That year, Campbell and the Bobcats, who reached the title game in three straight y…

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 7 p.m. tonight until 7 p.m. Tuesday for Venango, Forest and Mercer Counties. Snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected. Plan on slippery road conditions that could impact the morning or evening commutes.

Editor's note: The reporters and photographers attend Cranberry Area High School and are members of Cranberry Chronicles, the school's journalism/publications class.

LORETTO - It was gritty and gutsy. It was rough and tumble. And, it was potentially costly.

As a student at Venango Christian High School in Oil City during the mid-1960s, young Lois Jean Symons Socha wasn't enthralled with what she considered limited career paths for a woman.

Are there spirits roaming the halls of the National Transit Building?

For the second year in a row, Oil City High School's football team is the District 10 Class 5A champion.

Farmers in northwest Pennsylvania have seen less devastation than in the spring as rainfall decreased through late summer, but the overall picture still remains somewhat bleak.

How to revitalize Venango County's economic fortunes was at the heart of questions put to four candidates vying for three Venango County commissioner posts during a public forum Tuesday at Venango Campus.

CLARION - The students stood in a circle, each one holding a glow stick; each glow stick representing a victim of domestic abuse or sexual assault.

Cranberry High School students released 250 pheasants raised on their campus this year into the wild Friday at Emlenton for today's start of adult pheasant hunting season.

UPDATE: According to reports, the two-year-old girl has been found safe and a suspect has been taken into custody.

After months of preparation, Rocky Grove High School's annual "Search and Work" mock interview day Thursday guided another group of seniors into the real world of professional employment.

VOLLEYBALL: District 9 Class 1A Playoffs - Cranberry 3, Northern Potter 0; Johnsonburg 3, Keystone 1; Oswayo Valley 3, Union 1; District 10 Class 3A Quarterfinals - Harbor Creek 3, Grove City 0

Route 8 has reopened after a semitractor-trailer crash that occurred at 10:25 a.m. today.

CLARION - Tammy Seaburn told "Katrina's Story" Tuesday during Clarion County SAFE's annual awareness event, and no one could tell that story better than the mother of murdered Clarion University student Katrina Seaburn.

A ten-year vision of Janene and Eric Michael, of Seneca, has come to fruition with the inaugural Wild Mountain Fantasy Festival and Time Travelers Market at the Venango County Fairgrounds last weekend.

SLIPPERY ROCK - For the first time in 21 years, Oil City's football team capped off an undefeated season Friday night with a hard-fought 28-17 victory on the road over Slippery Rock.

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.