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Cranberry taking lead in School Counts! program


By KRISTI RUNYAN Staff writer School Counts! in the Oil Region A pilot program beginning this spring in Venango County will aim to arm high schoolers with the tools to become employable in the Oil Region and will tackle a problem facing employers everywhere — finding employees who can pass a drug test. The “School Read More…

VTDC Celebrates 40 Years


Venango Training and Development Center Inc. in Seneca is celebrating 40 years of service to Venango and surrounding counties. The training center, which provides programs and employment in the community to people with disabilities, is marking the milestone with events all year. A ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate achievements by staff, board members, trainees and the Read More…

Dan Feroz Named 2012 Citizen of the Year


The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the Citizen of the Year for 2012, Dan Feroz, a local musician and tireless volunteer.  Dan’s long history of volunteerism has greatly impacted many citizens of Oil City and the Venango County Area in a very positive manner. In recent years, Dan has developed a Read More…

Chamber requests nominations for Citizen of the Year


Those honored will be celebrated at an award ceremony held at Cross Creek Resort in February. The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its Outstanding Citizen Award. Each year, the Chamber bestows the award upon on an individual or individuals who consistently evidence civic leadership through volunteerism and service to their Read More…

Gene Barr Speaks at Legislative Breakfast in Venango


Susan Williams, Executive Director of the Venango Chamber of Commerce, and John R. Phillips, II, President of the Oil Region Alliance, welcomed 85+ guests to the newest hangar at the Venango Regional Airport in Franklin for a Legislative Affairs Breakfast on Friday, October 26. The keynote speaker for the breakfast was Gene Barr, President of Read More…