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OC Gears Up for Center Street Bridge Closure

Plans in place to keep traffic flowing as smoothly as possible for public by Saxon Daugherty Oil City officials and business owners gathered Friday at the National Transit Building to discuss the major impact the upcoming Center Street Bridge closure will have on the downtown area. Beginning March 28, the 178- foot-long, one-span steel-arch bridge, […]

January 27, 2016   Comments Off on OC Gears Up for Center Street Bridge Closure

OIL CITY’S FIRST NIGHT® 2016 TO AGAIN FEATURE A LARGE VARIETY OF FUN AND ENTERTAINMENT

This year’s always popular First Night® Oil City will once again offer attendees a wide variety of outstanding entertainment complemented by two fireworks displays; a “Gusher Fireworks” display at 7:00 p.m. and a “Midnight Burst” will occur at midnight. The action packed family-oriented non-alcoholic celebration also will include outdoor bonfires at Justus Park and Central […]

December 15, 2015   Comments Off on OIL CITY’S FIRST NIGHT® 2016 TO AGAIN FEATURE A LARGE VARIETY OF FUN AND ENTERTAINMENT

Maureen and Lee James Named Chamber’s Outstanding Citizens

The Derrick: Thursday, December 10, 2015  By SAXON DAUGHERTYStaff writer Lee and Maureen James have always focused their time and energy on giving back, and they have been named the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce’s Outstanding Citizens of the Year for those efforts. The pair, who have been married for more than 40 years, will […]

December 10, 2015   Comments Off on Maureen and Lee James Named Chamber’s Outstanding Citizens

Venango Chamber Now Accepting Nominations for Citizen of the Year

The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its Outstanding Citizen Award. Each year, the Chamber bestows the award upon an individual or individuals who consistently evidence civic leadership through volunteerism and service to their community. The Outstanding Citizen Award is among the Chamber’s most prestigious community recognition awards. The nominating committee […]

October 18, 2015   Comments Off on Venango Chamber Now Accepting Nominations for Citizen of the Year

Venango County Chamber of Commerce Honors Citizen of the Year

Thu Feb 26, 2015. From The Derrick staff reports Brenda Carll, a longtime public health nurse at the Pennsylvania State Health Center on Route 257 in Cranberry Township, was named the Citizen of the Year in December. “She was selected for her dedication in working for the community as a volunteer,” said Susan Williams, executive […]

February 27, 2015   Comments Off on Venango County Chamber of Commerce Honors Citizen of the Year