Barrow-Civic Little Theatre Begins Renovations, Seeks Volunteers

Franklin Civic Operetta Association’s Off-Barrow Committee is starting Phase One of improvements to their production space at the Barrow-Civic Little Theatre. Projects include removing the existing stage and rebuilding a newer, safer stage, rebuilding the tech booth, and enclosing the display window. Please consider if you can volunteer in the effort to improve this venue […]

December 10, 2018   No Comments

Christmas Tree Extravaganza Returns to Barrow

The Venango County Association for the Blind will again participate in the Barrow-Civic Theatre Christmas Tree Extravaganza. Their tree has become a way for the community to honor loved ones over the years. With a donation, a handmade ornament will be made featuring your loved one’s name and will be displayed on their tree. This […]

December 10, 2018   No Comments

Upcoming Events at Clarion University SBDC

Clarion University Small Business Development Center offers educational programs geared toward entrepreneurs. Training resources like First Step Seminars, Business Workshops and Online Trainings are available. Are you thinking of starting your own business? First Step Seminars are scheduled for December 1st, 14th and 15th. Visit for more information.   This article was published in […]

December 6, 2018   No Comments

Matric Receives Award for Safety Excellence

Matric Limited received the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence for the second time earlier this month, hosting a ceremony at their Seneca facility on November 2. The award recognizes employer/employee joint initiatives resulting in a significantly safer work environment. Notably, Matric’s safety initiatives resulted in a company-record 753 days without a work-related medical claim. Matric […]

December 5, 2018   No Comments

Local Schools Seek Business Input

Oil City High School (OCHS) and Venango Technology Center (Vo-Tech) are asking businesses to take their short surveys. OCHS would love to hear your thoughts about their school climate. All you have to do is take an online survey that takes 5 minutes or less and it will provide the School Climate Committee with valuable information […]

December 5, 2018   No Comments