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ANF’s own science experiment

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The Allegheny National Forest is going to be used as a giant science experiment to allow scientists to determine where and when ash trees are dying on the forest. The Forest Service Northern Research Station – which includes a Forest Sciences Laboratory in Irvine – has undertaken and ...

Missing person

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Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a missing person case. John S. Barhydt, 48, of Sugar Grove, has not been seen since he left his home at 11 p.m. Wednesday, according to police. Police said Barhydt took clothes and money and may be on his way to Florida. Anyone with information is ...

To fill or not to fill?

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Teaching positions are not the only ones the school board is looking at for savings. Warren County School District has decreased its budget for several years, often on the backs of teacher position cuts. In many of those cases, the district has made an effort not to furlough teachers — ...

Moments on Target

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“There’s a healing component to nature that can’t happen on any therapist’s couch,” said Kristen Schnepp-Giger. In October of 2016, Kristen’s husband Jory took his life, and she was faced with the task of not only grieving the loss, but continuing to raise her daughter Jennifer ...

Erie Bishop meets with state Attorney General

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The Most Rev. Lawerence T. Persico, bishop of the Erie diocese, met with Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Wednesday. Persico and Shapiro’s Wednesday meeting took place exactly one week after former diocese priest David Poulson, 64, was charged for allegedly sexually abusing two ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Brokenstraw Twp. Theft. According to Pennsylvania State Police, an unknown suspect removed multiple pieces of lumber from the Rouse Pond area at 701 Rouse Avenue. An investigation is ongoing. Conewango Twp. Theft. According to Conewango Township Police, Nicholas Dean, 28, was charged with ...

Briefs…

Community

Meetings set The Hill & Dale Garden Club May meeting will be Wednesday, May 23rd. It will be a field trip to the Clymer Dutch Village and Troyer’s Greenhouse. Please be at the Sugar Grove Presbyterian Church at 10:30 a.m. to carpool from there to Clymer. We will meet at the Clymer ...

Christian Women hold luncheon

Community

The Warren Christian Women Village Missions Country Partners May 8 Luncheon opened in prayer with Lynn Espin of the Allegheny Community Center welcoming guests reminding them to be thankful of the friends and neighbors we have at the center. Debi Sprague introduced herself as the new chair and ...

Waste-hauling millionaire also Warren County’s GOP Gov. pick

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If Warren County Republican voters get their wish, Scott Wagner will be challenging Tom Wolf for Pennsylvania’s governorship in this fall’s general election. Wagner took 66 percent of Republican votes in Warren County during Tuesday’s primary election. Wagner’s running mate, Jeff ...

Briefs…

Community

Heroes to meet The Heroes support group for parents of children with disabilities will meet on Thursday, May 24 at 6 p.m. in the Jefferson Defrees Family Center’s Jefferson Room. The meeting is child-friendly with child-centered activities. Emily Wachter, Behavior Specialist Consultant, ...

Wagner vs. Wolf

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Republicans picked a tough-talking state senator and a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump to be their party’s nominees for governor and U.S. Senate, setting the stage for what is expected to be a hotly contested general election two years after ...

Milling, paving work reaches Liberty Street

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The ongoing milling and paving project made its way to Liberty Street this week. The project is being completed this spring but was begun last year. Twelve of the city’s streets are seeing improvements this spring, with Liberty Street in downtown Warren being the street with the biggest ...

Dredging project at Conewango Creek held up by mussels

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A project to dredge a portion of the Conewango Creek by the Third Street Bridge has been held up by endangered mussels. Department of Public Works Director Mike Holtz said that the “sediment is a pretty good size” in that area. “That’s a pretty significant permit,” Holtz ...

Efforts to prevent flooding being taken in city

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Warren City Council learned about the efforts undertaken to prevent flooding in the city during a Monday work session. Chad Yurisic, City Engineer, spoke about the various structures, procedures and provisions that are a part of that effort. The city’s two major flood protection projects ...

5 properties to tax sale

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Five county properties are headed to tax sale. The Young property on Second Mill Street in Sheffield, the property currently owned by Ingersoll Financial on Route 6 in Sheffield, the Ken Win LLC property on West Main St. in Sheffield, the John Bortz Jr. property on Mill Street in Youngsville, ...

Band together

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The school board’s consideration of consolidating marching bands struck a chord. Most of the more than 100 people in attendance at Monday night’s Warren County School Board meeting were there to show support for marching bands. At previous meetings, the board established a priority list ...