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Your Great Job – Just a Network Away


This morning I’ve been watching The Early Show’s special edition on finding (or keeping) a job. They’ve called in the experts for advice. I watch with great interest as I have friends and family who are unemployed and almost daily encounter community members who are on the job search. There’s is a resounding message in Read More…

OHF Parade Gets an Upgrade


The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce staff and volunteers are busy preparing for the 32nd annual Oil Heritage Festival. Planning started immediately following the 2009 festival, and many improvements are being planned for the 2010 festivities. The Oil Heritage Festival Committee has proposed a few changes to this year’s lineup of events. The biggest changes Read More…

Freedom Wireless Moves to New Location


Freedom Wireless has moved to a larger location in the Cranberry Mall. The wireless service provider has been doing business in the Cranberry Mall for more than 10 years. In 2005, it expanded as a Cellular One dealer in a mall kiosk to a 715-squarefoot store adjacent to The Bon- Ton department store. This week, Read More…

Let the Snow Fall


No school today! I don’t think anyone was surprised by the announcement this morning. We had sufficient notice that the snow was coming, allowing many people to prepare by stocking up in groceries or rescheduling meeting and appointments yesterday. How great is it that we can so easily communicate with one another so easily at Read More…

Oil Heritage Festival Fan Page Launched


The Venango Chamber recently launched the Oil Heritage Festival Fan Page on Facebook. In less than five days the site has attracted more than 750 fans.  The social media site provides the chamber with an easy way to keep community members and festival visitors up to date as plans for the 2010 festival evolve.  A Read More…