Streambank protection classes offered by WCCD

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Property owners looking for some help understanding and dealing with erosion are invited to a Streambank workshop. The Warren County Conservation District will present the workshop, Protect Your Streambank Property, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at the WCCD office at Conewango Avenue ...

Leo Beane

CCC Veteran, Leo Beane, dies at 90

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The last of the local Civilian Conservation Corps veterans died on Wednesday. Leo Beane, 96, lived most of his life in Forest County. He was a regular attendee of CCC reunions in Warren County, including the last one in August. Four generations of the Beane family attended that ...

Sever weather training, April 13

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The Warren County Auxiliary Communications Service will host Skywarn training in April. The class will run from 6:30 to about 8 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Youngsville Fire Hall. Presenters will be National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Pete Jung and JET24 Meteorologist ...

Warren County Fair wins several awards for 2016

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The Warren County Fair doesn’t just give awards. It wins them too. The Warren County Fair attends the Pennsylvania Association of County Fairs (PSCAF) Convention. This year’s convention, according to premium book chairman Linda Fehrenbach, was held in Hershey, Pa. The Convention offers ...

Steps for handling scam phone calls

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The Pennsylvania State Police have been made aware of telephone scams involving callers purporting to represent the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS), according to a release by PSP on Thursday. An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers has recently been ...

On The Record

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Warren DUI. Juvenile charges have been filed against a 17-year-old Warren boy for DUI and a 15-year-old Warren boy for possession of drug paraphernalia after Pennsylvania State Police conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle the 17-year-old was driving at 5:38 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at ...

Hospital Report

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Warren General Hospital Born GIRL (March 16, 2017) Kari Lyon and Kasey Smith, Warren GIRL (March 17, 2017) Samyah Anderson and Lander Clark, Sheffield

Kane man faces two felony sex offense charges

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A Kane man faces two felony sex offense charges after a February incident that occurred in Warren. According to the affidavit of probable cause, Kayhl James Nearing, 19, of Kane, drove from Kane to Warren to meet a 15-year-old female, also of Kane, who was staying the weekend at her ...

911 service improves

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A regional 911 telecommunications initiative that dates back to 2012 has grown into more than just telecommunications. Originally dubbed the Northern Tier Regional Telecommunications Project, a total of 10 counties – Warren, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, ...

State Police on lookout for aggressive driving

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The Conewango Township Police Department is among more than 200 Pennsylvania municipal police departments conducting an aggressive driving enforcement wave that continues through the end of April. Pennsylvania State Police are also participating in the enforcement. Speeding and other ...

Some areas worse off

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The City of Warren doesn’t have a specific portion of the city that is the focal point for blight. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t areas where blight is more prevalent. West Fifth Ave. is one of those areas and was a topic of discussion at Thursday’s Blighted Property Review ...

Blight Fight!

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Blight never stops. So with the City of Warren’s Blighted Property Review Committee out of commission since 2013, they’ve got a lot of catching up to do. That effort commenced on Thursday as the committee met for the first time in four years. The committee includes a citizen ...

‘Til Death Do Us Part’ at the Warren County Historical Society

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Who doesn’t love a wedding? Weddings are beautiful, romantic, classy,... and deadly? You are cordially invited to attend a “wedding reception” unlike any other at “Death Stalks the Historical Society— ‘Til Death Do Us Part” on Saturday, April 1, at the Conewango Club, 201 ...

A Safe Place agency institutes human trafficking awareness

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By STACEY GROSS Warren County hasn’t had any known cases of human trafficking. That doesn’t mean it hasn’t happened here. It just means that no cases have been reported. People tend to think of human trafficking being the stuff of internationally-set ...

Changes for student immunizations in Warren County, by age and grade

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Changes proposed by the Department of Health to vaccine regulations have been approved. The proposed changes to regulations for student immunization and school attendance appeared as final in the March 3 Pennsylvania Bulletin, and will be effective as of Aug 1, 2017, for implementation during ...

Childrens’ Literacy Night, April 6

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Thanks to a Governor’s Institute grant, a children’s literacy night will be held at the Youngsville Elementary/Middle School on Thursday, April 6 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The event is open to preschool and kindergarten-aged children and their parents who will be attending Youngsville ...

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On January 14, members of the Warren County Farm Bureau donated time and money to Second Harvest Food Bank of Warren County. Many groups met at the former Allegheny Valley Elementary to sort and pack bags of food for area students. Representing Warren County Farm Bureau were president Mark Lawson, secretary/treasurer Debby Lucks and board member Ruth Morrison. Each volunteer session is two hours. The Warren County Farm Bureau representatives are pictured with Cindy Plymer, Second Harvest, donating a check for $1,000.00. From left are Lucks, Lawson, Plymer and Morrison.



ReStore donations Habitat for Humanity of Warren County’s ReStore is operating from the basement of Second Avenue Exchange, located at 306 Second Avenue in Warren. Habitat will accept donations at that location only on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. The next ...



The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners plant sale is June 3 at Tractor Supply, not April 3.