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Valuable lessons | Free  Oil City Derrick

While a Red Cross emergency shelter drill held Tuesday at Oil City High School was predominantly a training session for the agency's volunteers, those ...

Lt. Gov. Fetterman visits Venango County  Titusville Herald

Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman found Venango County strongly in favor of the legalization of recreational marijuana on Sunday, at least based on the ...

High School Sports

PIAA playoff Basketball this weekend: –The Mars Boys (26-1) will face Meadville (20-6) at Sharon High School in the 5A quarterfinals tonight. Tip-off will be 6pm.

VIDEO: Oil City vs. Franklin Varsity Football Game Highlights 08/31/2018 Presented by Oil City High School's Oiler News  Oil City Derrick

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Barbara J. Harger Bickel, 82  Titusville Herald

Mrs. Barbara J. Harger Bickel, 82, formerly of Cloverdale Road, Titusville, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at 10:15 a.m. at Sugarcreek Station in ...

VIDEO: Oil City vs. Girard Varsity Football Game Highlights 09/07/2018 Presented by Oil City High School's Oiler News  Oil City Derrick 1510 West First Street Oil City, PA 16301. Phone: 814-676-7444. Email: ...

Oil City's PIAA playoff game will be played at Franklin High School  Oil City Derrick

Oil City High School's first-round PIAA playoff game against Hollidaysburg High School will be played at Franklin High School on Friday at 7 p.m., according to ...

Oil City, Clarion-Limestone fall in football playoffs  Oil City Derrick

Oil City High School lost to Hollidaysburg, 33-22, in a PIAA Class 5A subregional playoff game, and Clarion-Limestone was defeated by Coudersport, 22-12, in a ...

Cole-led Oil City edges McLane in title game

Oilers standout back sets career District 10 single-season rushing record in 14-12 victory in Class 5A final. EDINBORO — General McLane coach Jim Wells said ...

Homecoming spirit | Front Page  Oil City Derrick

Oil City High School's homecoming activities Thursday evening brought a large, enthusiastic crowd to the South Side in summer-like conditions.

Coroner identifies homicide-suicide victims | Front Page  Oil City Derrick

Venango County Coroner Christina Rugh tonight identified the victims of Saturday's homicide-suicide at an Oil City residence as Keriann Beach, 25, and Corey ...

New superintendent at OC | Front Page  Oil City Derrick

Oil City School Board members on Monday approved Oil City High School co-principal Lynda Weller as the district's next superintendent.

OC native establishes $1 million fund to honor parents, hometown  Oil City Derrick

Love for his parents and his hometown has spurred an Oil City native to establish a $1 million fund to honor both legacies.

Bulldogs top Oilers for 10-0 start | Sports  Meadville Tribune

There have been years were the Bulldogs were clear favorites going into the Oilers' gym but, for whatever reasons, would come out of it with a scary near-miss ...

Gene M. Burt, 86  Titusville Herald

Mr. Gene M. Burt, 86, of Russell Corners Road, Pleasantville, passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 4, 2018, at his son and daughter-in-law's home in Oil City.

Thousands of students studied at landmark Lincoln School  Oil City Derrick

Extensive renovations planned for the Land of Laughter playground on Oil City's North Side will be done at a site very familiar to thousands of youngsters who ...

Oil City's Francis, Cole headed to Clarion | Local Sports  Oil City Derrick

Two Oil City High School football standouts - DeMarco Francis (second from left) and Christian Cole (third from left) signed letters-of-intent to continue their ...

LaVerde claims another state title | Local Sports  Oil City Derrick

CANTON, Ohio - Tiger's back! No, not the golfer Tiger, but rather Oil City's very own Tiger LaVerde, who on Friday led the Kirtland Hornets to the District VI Ohio ...

From Oil City High School to Heinz Field: Jaguars TE returns to face hometown Steelers in playoffs  WTAE Pittsburgh

From Oil City High School to Heinz Field: Jaguars TE returns to face hometown Steelers in playoffs.

Student robotics enthusiasts prepare for upcoming tourney | Free  Oil City Derrick

Venango Technology Center hosted a robotics scrimmage Thursday in preparation for a tournament later this month. "We call ourselves the Rural Robotics ...

Oil City high school teacher charged with corruption of minors after having relationship with student  WTAE Pittsburgh

According to police, this took place on school property both during and after the school day.

Oil City Class of 1967 holds 50-year reunion | Community News  Oil City Derrick

The Oil City High School Class of 1967 held its 50-year reunion Sept. 15-17 at Cross Creek Resort near Titusville. Those who attended include (from left): Row 1 ...

All-time Oil City High School football records  Oil City Derrick

INDIVIDUAL. Single game rushing -- 302 yards. Christian Cole, Warren, 2017. Single season rushing -- 1,718 yards, Christian Cole, 2017. Career rushing ...

Seneca Valley Wins Third Straight Academic Decathlon

Seneca Valley Wins 3rd Straight Academic Decathlon - Cranberry, PA - These smart students recently competed in the event at Oil City High School.

Participants at Oil City take their walkout outside  Oil City Derrick

Oil City High School students gathered outside at the memorial park at 10 a.m. Wednesday to observe 17 minutes of silence for the 17 people killed in the Feb.

Seneca Valley Academic Decathlon Team Finishes 1st Again

SV Academic Decathlon Team Finishes 1st Again - Cranberry, PA - It's not the first time this year the team has triumphed in a competition..

4 new employees hired by Oil Region Alliance | Community News  Oil City Derrick

The Oil Region Alliance in Oil City has hired four new employees to advance the agency's agenda focused on economic development, heritage preservation ...

Girl with local ties headed to World Special Olympics  Oil City Derrick

A former Oil City resident's daughter has been chosen to be part of a 313-member delegation representing the United States at the 2019 Special Olympics World ...

DePriest brothers fare well at nationals | Local Sports  Oil City Derrick

Brooklyn and Beckett DePriest of Rocklin, California, both competed recently in the USASA National Snowboarding Championships at Colorado's Copper ...

Racing enthusiast eyes go-kart track in Cranberry  Oil City Derrick

A young Oil City business owner is eyeing the construction of an oval dirt track for go-kart racing on his Cranberry Township property.

Meet the District 10 Football Big School All-Stars

Cathedral Prep's Lucas, Oil City's Cole highlights D-10 All-Stars.

OCHS prom queen, king named | Free  Oil City Derrick

Amanda Espy and Reece Berry were crowned Oil City High School prom queen and king Friday. She is the daughter of Rosalyn and David Espy. He is the son ...

Collecting Steelhead to Ensure Fish for the Future

Dozens of volunteers put on waders and grabbed nets today to collect steelhead from lower Trout Run in Fairview. Students from Oil City High School and ...


GREENVILLE – There was a brand, new layout for this season's Mercer County Cross Country Invitational, but essentially the same, old results ... with a ...

Fourth-generation family member joins Goss Gas | Community News  Oil City Derrick

Monika Goss has joined Goss Gas as the new purchasing and inventory manager.

Demo project recalls 'grand' OC neighborhood | Front Page  Oil City Derrick

As businessman Jack Roser launches a demolition project targeting a row of brick buildings he owns along Oil City's Main Street, it prompts a look back at the ...

Grinch arrested at Cranberry schools | Multimedia  Oil City Derrick

Franklin state police arrest Buddy Elf and The Grinch on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, at Cranberry Area School District. Photos by Katie Welms.

Mercer falls to Iroquois, 2-1, in D-10 Class 1A championship  Sharonherald

MEADVILLE – The Mercer High boys soccer team of 4th-year Coach Chris Ellis suffered a tough 2-1 loss to Iroquois on Tuesday night in the District 10 Class 1A ...

147 Oil City graduates receive diplomas | Community News  Oil City Derrick

Oil City High School handed out diplomas Friday to 147 graduates in the Class of 2015.

Rockets looking to repeat as D-10 champs | Local Sports  Oil City Derrick

After years of knocking on the door of a District 10 softball championship, Titusville coach Jim Becker finally got the Rockets their trophy in 2017, 14 years after ...

Tributes | — ERIN IRENE BOUCHER  Youngstown Vindicator

Youngstown, Ohio | Tributes, In Memoriam, Deaths, Obituaries, for Warren, Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, Poland.

D-10 Soccer Playoffs: Jaussen leads Trojans past Saegertown  Sharonherald

BOYS SOCCER. District 10 Class 2A Playoffs. 1st Round. • Greenville 5, Saegertown 2 – At Greenville, Steve Jaussen posted a hat trick to lead the Trojans past ...

THE OLD CORNER STORES | Front Page  Oil City Derrick

As the former Thorne's Market in Oil City's East End stays empty, area shoppers are faced with vastly diminished options to purchase food.

Couple's deaths under investigation  Titusville Herald

FRENCHCREEK TOWNSHIP, Venango County — Pennsylvania State Police have released the names of a Franklin area husband and wife of 43 years who ...

OHF has changed since '78  Oil City Derrick

Aside from a bit of wet weather on Saturday, near-perfect conditions for the parade and fireworks on Saturday night and the car cruise on Sunday helped close ...

Debra L. Meehan, 59  Titusville Herald

Debra L. Meehan, 59, of Linden Avenue, in Oil City, died Monday night, Jan. 8, 2018, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, in Pittsburgh, following a sudden illness.

Woman's QS fortune went to her stray dog  Oil City Derrick

One of Venango County's largest oil-driven fortunes went to the dogs 50 years ago.

Wrapping up the year | Front Page  Oil City Derrick

Students at Hasson Heights Elementary School enjoyed a fun-filled last full day of school Monday during the school's annual Field Day.

Jailed killer seeks lighter sentence | Front Page  Oil City Derrick

For the second time in less than a year, a Venango County man serving a life sentence in state prison for murder is seeking a lighter sentence.

Millcreek School Board extends superintendent's contract with pay raise

William Hall will serve through June 2023 at an annual salary of $178000.

Hadley, John  The Daily Progress

John Robert "Bob" "Bibs" Hadley John Robert "Bob" Hadley, 68, died Friday, April 25, 2014, peacefully at his home in Charlottesville, Virginia, from ALS, also ...

Dieselboy's Pittsburgh Roots | Music | Pittsburgh  PGH City Paper

DJ and producer Dieselboy is well known internationally, but when he was coming up — going to college at the University of Pittsburgh and leaning to DJ on ...

Education | Community News  Oil City Derrick

Achievements. Kelsey Amsdell, daughter of Scott Amsdell of Oil City and Lori Amsdell, formerly of Oil City, passed the Florida bar examination and was hired as ...


The District 10 playoffs took a heavy toll on Mercer County teams in volleyball and boys and girls soccer. T.

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $188,000 in Scholarships to 178 Pennsylvania High School Seniors  PR Newswire

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $188,000 in scholarships for ...

Comcast Awards $173000 In Scholarships To Pennsylvania High School Seniors  3BL Media

(3BL Media) Harrisburg, PA - May 3, 2012 - The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower ...

Comcast Awards $190,000 In Scholarships To 180 Pennsylvania High School Seniors  PR Newswire

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2016 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® ...

Muscle Milk® Provides $250,000 in Grants to 22 High School Athletic Programs Across the Country  PR Newswire

BENICIA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSport™, one of the largest sports nutrition companies in the U.S. and maker of Muscle Milk®, announced ...

Charlie Fiessinger makes most of experience as walk-on  Observer Online

Renee Griffin | Thursday, November 20, 2014. Fiessenger, 20140412, 2013-2014, 20140412, Blue Gold Game, Charlie Fiessinger Michael Yu | The Observer.

Wedding: Smith, Hollidge | Community News  Oil City Derrick

Eva Nicole Smith and Jeffrey Keith Hollidge Jr. exchanged wedding vows at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 24 in First Church of Christ Disciples, East Liverpool, Ohio.

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