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Life lessons

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On Wednesday, about 100 students from Warren County learned some valuable life lessons from experts. At the 28th Annual Warren County SADD Spring Conference, keynote speaker Nancy Lombardo, a former police officer and detective in Oklahoma, spoke about the dangers of social media and how ...

Learning his story

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Writer and theologian C.S. Lewis once said, “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” Tom Pierotti, of Corry, had no desire to change his beginning, but as he set his sights on unearthing his past, he went back and found an ...

Youngsville VFD holds substance abuse info workshop

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Tall Cop is coming to Youngsville to help community members recognize substance use and abuse. Officer Jermaine Galloway, who stands six-feet nine-inches tall, will bring the Tall Cop Says Stop: High in Plain Sight program to the Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department from 6:30 to 8 ...

On The Record

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Pine Grove Twp. PFA violation. Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies reported arresting Ernest L. Seymour, 47, Russell, at approximately 1:35 p.m. on Friday on a charge of indirect criminal contempt for violation of a protection of abuse order. Seymour, deputies said, was taken before District ...

DEP announces Black Fly management plan

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Black fly spraying will be coming to three waterways in Warren County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has announced that spraying in 2019 will include approximately 1,700 stream miles in 35 counties across the state. In Warren County, that will include spraying ...

Chautauqua Lake cleanup seeks local volunteers

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Much of the Conewango Creek’s flow ultimately comes from Chautauqua Lake. So keeping the lake clean will also assist in a cleaner Conewango Creek. To that end, the Conewango Creek Watershed Association is partnering with the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy, Chautauqua County Soil ...

Stronger than a tornado

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Not even a tornado can rip apart the strength of the Warren County community. The citizens have come together and efforts are underway to clean up Warren County in the wake of the EF-2 tornado that ripped through the county Sunday evening. The county commissioners took the initiative in ...

Warren among counties with 5 percent-plus population decline

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Warren County is one of 13 counties in the state to experience population loss of greater than five percent since the 2010 Census. That’s according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday. Those estimates indicate that Warren County’s population was ...

Deputy Chief Walters named Master Firearms Instructor

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Warren County Adult Probation has a new master firearms instructor and a new deputy chief. Mike Walters recently earned master firearms instructor status through the Firearms Education Training Commission (FETC). He has also been promoted to deputy chief. “Walters first became a ...

Local police announce drug take back day

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Local law enforcement agencies are collaborating with the Drug Enforcement Administration on the 17th National Take-Back Day. City of Warren Police, Youngsville Borough Police, and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office will participate in the event, accepting unused and unwanted ...

On The Record

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Warren Intent to Deliver. Reko Powell, 30, Warren was charged with possession with intent to deliver, criminal use of a communication facility, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia & possession of marijuana on Tuesday, April 9 following an investigation ...

Blight Committee grants extensions to two properties

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Warren County’s Blighted Property Review Committee gave two property owners additional time to avoid a blight designation. The committee met on Thursday to discuss 122 N. Main St. in Clarendon Borough and 235 Main St. in Tidioute. At the Clarendon property, Committee Chairman Paul ...

‘Tornado alley’

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The path of the EF-2 tornado that touched down Sunday night and wreaked havoc through the center of Warren County is apparently longer than originally thought. Dozens of trees are down in Althom, a few of them squarely on houses. “We found a couple more miles of tornado path,” Warren ...

Youngsville Business Week tests students

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Last week was Business Week at Youngsville High School. And a group of students walked away with crisp $100 bills for top honors from the week’s worth of effort. During the week, students faced the challenge of creating and maintaining a company while accomplishing practical tasks ...

Preliminary hearings

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Charges were withdrawn against five defendants during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. ¯ Allen E. Burnett, Warren. Burnett had been charged with DUI: General impairment/incapable of safe driving – first offense. ¯ Shawn M. Chastain, Sugar Grove. ...

Blight properties generate interest

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Interest has been expressed in a couple of blighted properties in Warren County — one of which is owned by the Warren County Redevelopment Authority. The RDA owns the burned-out property at 3 Economy Street in Tidioute. “All of a sudden, a couple of folks are interested in that ...

Pa. Daughters of the American Revolution honors Penny Pines

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A special portion of the Allegheny National Forest — the Penny Pines forest of the Daughters of the American Revolution — was re-dedicated on Saturday. The event, which included a luncheon at the Conewango Club and then a site visit to the Penny Pines forest outside Tidioute, was ...

Meth teacher

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A Warren County School District teacher was removed from class and arrested on drug charges on Tuesday. Matthew R. Kiser, a teacher at Beaty-Warren Middle School, is charged with possession with intent to deliver, two counts of corruption of minors, endangering the welfare of children, ...