State Police in Venango County are investigating a burglary which took place at an unknown date and time between November 1st and November 11th. Two motorhomes and some vehicles were burglarized by a suspect using a tool to pry their doors open. Items taken from the scene include a car battery, a 6’ foot wooden ladder, a 60”x40” tarp in its original package, and a carburetor. Anyone with information about this burglary should contact the Franklin State Police at (814)676-6596.
Severe winds which blew yesterday afternoon and evening knocked down trees and power lines around the region, blocking roads and knocking out power to tens of thousands of residents. As of 5AM this morning power companies still report more than 10,000 outages in Northwest Pennsylvania. Also several roads are blocked by fallen trees, check www.511pa.com for traffic details.
Even though it’s a lame duck session in Harrisburg lawmakers are tasked with the passage of a budget for the remainder of fiscal year 2020-21. A stopgap budget that was only valid for five months was passed in June and expires in December.