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Introducing the Leadership Venango Class of 2020


Leadership Venango is a nine-month program designed to identify, educate, involve and motivate individuals who desire to become more effective leaders. This is the second year of the program and there are 12 people in the class of 2020. Learn more about the program at leadershipvenango.org. Class of 2020 Kaylee Azzopardi is a Human Resources Read More…

Keystone Community Foundation Receives Award


The 2019 Outstanding Group Program is the Keystone Community Education Council and their Plastics Process Technician Apprenticeship Program. The Plastics Process Technician Apprenticeship Program is a collaboration of twelve plastics manufacturers in NW PA who pioneered the unique program. The idea took fruition through the Next Generation Plastics Industry Partnership when partners determined what was Read More…

Oil City Designated as Newest Keystone Main Street Community


The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announced the designation of Oil City as the commonwealth’s newest Keystone Main Street. The designation will further enable the city to support downtown businesses and improve the quality of life for residents. As a Keystone Main Street, Oil City will benefit from priority consideration for several DCED Read More…

Students Benefit from Career Activities


Written by Caleb Stanish, Owner of Stanish Media and Student at RGHS Mock interviews are a great tool to develop essential soft skills. Allowing young professionals to jump into something they are uncomfortable with is the best avenue to help them grow. While mock interviews help young professionals grow, they have helped me in a Read More…

Business Review and Forecast – Deadline January 8


The Derrick and The News-Herald will publish the 80th annual Business Review and Forecast on Monday, February 17.  This special section will feature more than 300 articles on area businesses and agencies, giving information about progress and changes that occurred during 2019 and plans that may be in the works for 2020. There is no Read More…