Sports

Venango/Forest Co. News

Rival PASHEE Universities Clarion, Edinboro, Cal to Become One School

HARRISBURG, Pa. - From rivals to partners. On Tuesday, July 14, the Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) unanimously...

Come Find Him: First Forest County Bigfoot Festival Set for this Weekend in Marienville

MARIENVILLE, Pa. - Bigfoot is coming to Marienville. (Bigfoot is busy working out, getting ready for his big festival this weekend in Forest County....

Multimodal Transit Facility Opens in Oil City

OIL CITY, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Venango County, and the Crawford Area Transportation Authority (CATA) Monday marked the opening of...

Prescribed Burns on ANF Set for Week of May 10

WARREN, Pa. — During the week of May 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service plans to conduct prescribed fires (also called prescribed...

Youngsville Borough Holding Clean-up Day For Residents; Scrap Metal Collection for Everyone Saturday, May 8

YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. - Youngsville Borough will be holding its annual Clean-Up Day from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 8. The event, which is open...

Opinion

Guest Column: Shea’s Lessons Extend Far Beyond the Playing Field

By JOHN WHITE Back on Aug. 26, 2017, my late father and I attended the Tribute to Toby Shea banquet at St. Joseph Educational Center...

All Boats Rise in High Tides

I've never been what you would call a "boat person." Even with four new kayaks (thanks Allegheny Outfitters!), my wife contends I'm not all...

Op-Ed: Over 400 PA School Districts Unite Calling for Charter School Funding Reform

By: Art Levinowitz, Ph.D., President of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) Just last month, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) announced that more than...

The Bobcat Incident

A bobcat ran in front of my car last Wednesday as I was leaving Kane. Just past the hospital, headed North on Fraley where it...

Think of This Like Summer Camp

I was recently compelled to create a metaphor for my parenting style. After a serious think, illustrated by the geometric degree of the corners of...

Obits

Pamela Ann Swanson

Pamela Ann Swanson, 77, of Warren, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at the Warren General Hospital, following a lengthy battle with illness....

Theodore John Wallin

Theodore John Wallin, infant son of Wesley J. and Hannah C. (Smith) Wallin, of Warren, PA, passed away peacefully after birth on Friday, July...

Thomas Paul Newbill

Thomas Paul Newbill, 53, of Warren, PA, died on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at St. Vincent Hospital, Erie. Tom was born on December 24,...

Bonita M. Felton

Bonita M. (Bonnie) Felton, 84, of Sheffield passed away Friday, July 23, 2021, at the Lutheran Home in Kane. She was born on August...

John ‘Toby’ William Shea

Well played, Toby. John “Toby” William Shea, 87, of Warren, Pa., died on Friday, July 23rd, 2021, peacefully in his home surrounded by family. He...

Spotlight PA

‘Human Error,’ Lack of Oversight Led to Multimillion-Dollar Unemployment Mistake, Wolf Admin Discloses

By Angela Couloumbis of Spotlight PA HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration completed its internal investigation into a multimillion-dollar unemployment mistake in mid-2017 but...

Pa. House GOP Commits to Public Meetings, Vows ‘Most Transparent’ Congressional Redistricting Process Ever

By Sarah Anne Hughes of Spotlight PA HARRISBURG — A key Pennsylvania lawmaker committed Monday to transparency measures aimed at making the decennial redrawing of...

5 Issues Pa. Lawmakers Will Face When They Return from Summer Break

By Lindsay Weber for Spotlight PA HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s General Assembly is headed into a long summer recess after a flurry of legislative activity. But...

Business