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Adversity brings perspective

Community

Sometimes, the greatest gift that adverse life experiences can give us is perspective. That’s what Joseph Kirkpatrick has gained from a decade of medical issues. At the age of 16, Kirkpatrick was diagnosed with lupus nephritis, or renal lupus. The autoimmune disorder causes the ...

Warren RDA is Ready for more

Local News

The City of Warren Redevelopment Authority has moved through the conservatorship process with a property and is ready for more. On Wednesday, the RDA heard a report on the property at 908-910 Pennsylvania Ave. E. “You own that property,” Director of Codes, Permitting, and Recreation ...

RDA grants room for improvements

Business

A wave of improvement could be coming soon to downtown Warren. The city Redevelopment Authority (RDA) offered facade improvement grants of up to $5,000 for downtown businesses. Owners are taking them up on the offer. “We provide up to $5,000 — they have to match that amount,” City ...

No injuries in 3-Vehicle collision Wednesday

Local News

A three-vehicle crash resulted in traffic problems, but no injuries, Wednesday afternoon on Route 6 at Crescent Park. According to Pennsylvania State Police, a car that was traveling west-bound on Route 6 struck an east-bound business van that was turning left on Crescent Park shortly ...

Elissa Davis resigns from Warren City Council

Local News

Warren City Council now has a vacancy. Elissa Davis resigned at Monday night’s council meeting. “This is a moment that I never like to have – an acceptance of a resignation,” Mayor Maurice Cashman said. “Elissa Davis is moving out of town to pursue better job opportunities. We ...

Additional banner placement needs PennDOT’s okay

Local News

The City of Warren has – subject to PennDOT permission – agreed to the installation of a new street pole banner location during Monday’s meeting. City Manager Nancy Freenock said that council was contacted by the Warren Players, who said they have had difficulty reserving more than ...

Russell-Akeley Life

Community

Early in the Twentieth Century, prior to the time automobiles became commonplace in the late 1920s and early 1930s, street railways (trolleys) and interurban lines were an important mode of transportation both within and between communities. So it was in Warren County. The Warren Street Railway ...

Briefs…

Community

Hessell Valley Lutheran Church luncheon canceled The Hessell Valley Lutheran Church’s regular Wednesday lunch will not be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, due to a scheduled power outage at the building. WAHS class of 1960 reunion The Warren Area High School class of 1960 will celebrate ...

Russell-Akeley Life

Community

Early in the Twentieth Century, prior to the time automobiles became commonplace in the late 1920s and early 1930s, street railways (trolleys) and interurban lines were an important mode of transportation both within and between communities. So it was in Warren County. The Warren Street ...

Warrant issued for Russell man charged with assault

Local News

A Russell man is wanted by state police for assault with a weapon. Dale Blakelan, 20, is wanted by Pennsylvania State Police according to a statement released Tuesday. The release states that police were contacted by a woman who said that an assault had occurred at her residence on Sept. 9 ...

City approves easement

Local News

The City of Warren has signed off on an easement agreement with the firm that has proposed a senior living development in downtown Warren. Warren City Council approved the agreement during Monday’s regular council meeting. The city’s easement is the 16-foot-wide alley that runs behind ...

RDA removes 3 properties

Local News

Three properties were removed from the Warren County Redevelopment Authority’s docket during Wednesday’s meeting. The first is owned by Key Bank and is located at 15 Center Street in Clarendon. County Planner Dan Glotz said he has been in communication with a mortgage services ...

Series: Early Intervention Report, Part 2

Local News

If we want to know where we are, then we’ve got to look at the data. And the Early Intervention Report provided to the Warren County Commissioners on Monday includes a substantial amount of historical data – income, birth rate, employment rates – to paint a picture of the issues that ...

On The Record

Local News

Brokenstraw Twp. Lost Item. According to Pennsylvania state police, on Tuesday, Sept. 17 someone lost an Apple iPhone 6 outside the Rouse Estates on the entrance portico. The phone is gray with a blue and pink case. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Warren. Mead Twp. ...

Struthers obtains event beverage permit

Local News

In two weeks, the Struthers Library Theater will offer beer and wine at the performance of the Glenn Miller Orchestra. “I think it’s a good service to provide,” Executive Director Wendy McCain said. “Right now we have an event permit for 2018. I picked six shows. We can sell ...

Education among many benefits for Hospice volunteers

Local News

What’s the sixth leading cause of death both nationally and in the state of Pennsylvania? Dementia. While it’s not a diagnosis itself, dementia is an umbrella term for a set of symptoms that are severe enough to interfere with daily life. Emotional and metabolic disorders, brain ...

Three-vehicle crash at 6 and Crescent

Local News

A three-vehicle crash resulted in traffic problems, but no injuries Wednesday afternoon on Route 6 at Crescent Park. According to Pennsylvania State Police, a car that was traveling west-bound on Route 6 struck an east-bound business van that was turning left onto Crescent Park shortly after ...

United Refining settles with DEP over penalties

Local News

United Refining Company has agreed to pay more than $450,000 as settlement of violations of the Air Pollution Control Act between 2010 and 2016. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), inspections between September 2014 and December 2015 and ongoing ...

Series: Early Intervention Report, Part 1

Local News

If the Warren County Commissioners follow through on the draft recommendations presented in the Early Intervention Program presented on Monday, then county officials have a lot of work to do. The focus of Monday’s work session was a draft copy of the report - a financial management plan - ...

Mead Run bridge opens to traffic

Local News

The traffic signal along Route 6 just west of Youngsville Borough is gone. PennDOT announced Monday that the bridge over Mead Run is open. “Motorists may notice a slight bump as they drive across the bridge until a polyester polymer concrete (PPC) overlay is applied to the deck,” ...