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Tax credits approved for EOC

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State tax credits have been approved to help the Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunities Council provide affordable housing. On Monday, the Governor’s Office of Communications issued a press release announcing the award of $18 million in tax credits state-wide. Of those, $75,000 ...

Russell-Akeley Life

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Places of worship have been important to residents of Pine Grove since the earliest days of settlement in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Travel was difficult in those early years, so small groups of like-minded folks met in each other's homes for worship. By about 1830, circuit-riding ...

Top of the line

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Warren County’s emergency dispatch system is about to come into the 21st century. And the technology is top of the line. The Northern Tier consortium – of which Warren County is a part – has signed on to an agreement for the computer-aided dispatch system with Tyler Technologies, ...

City Council approves next year’s budget

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Residents of the City of Warren will not see their property tax bill go up and might even find it more convenient to express their gratitude in person in 2019 thanks to council action during Monday’s meeting. Warren City Council members unanimously approved a 2019 budget that maintains ...

Brief…

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Holiday DUI enforcement The Warren County DUI Task Force will be out this holiday season conducting impaired driving enforcement through New Year’s Eve.

Tidioute again seeks to fill police vacancy

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Tidioute Mayor Pam McLaughlin has confirmed that council is seeking a new borough police chief. This comes only three months after borough council hired Chelsea Ishman for the position. “She was a probationary employee and we parted ways,” said McLaughlin. “With the dismissal of ...

On The Record

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Warren Assault. City of Warren police report Jemiere Hickman, 29, of Pittsburgh was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person on Dec. 5 following an investigation into an assault that occurred on Nov. 29. Traffic violation. ...

WCSD cracks down on E-cigarettes

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Everybody knows that smoking is not allowed in school. But what about vaping? In Warren County School District, vaping — the use of E-cigarettes — is not permitted on school grounds. There is usually not tobacco in E-cigarettes. But, there is usually nicotine — the addictive ...

Kids In Need fund raises over $7000

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Several Warren County School District employees were Santa’s elves this past Thursday morning. And their shopping trip will allow Santa to bring a happier Christmas to 54 students who otherwise may not have had a Christmas quite as bright. The trip was the culmination of the KIN Fund ...

Wreaths to remember

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The Wreaths Across America semi arrived in Sugar Grove — traveling from Maine — this weekend to deliver wreaths to small communities. As the nation recognized Wreaths Across America at noon on Saturday, placing over 253,000 wreaths at Arlington Cemetery in Washington DC, AMVETS Post 50 ...

On The Record

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Sheffield Twp. Theft. State police at the Warren barracks report a Sheffield man paid an undisclosed amount of money to a fraudulent computer repair company on Nov. 23 via an online transaction to solve a reported virus. Glade Twp. Crash. State police at the Warren barracks report a ...

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts takes in Warren culture

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After retired Judge William Morgan was appointed to the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, some of the council’s staff expressed an interest in the arts scene in Warren. Morgan went one better and gave them a guided tour. The council is made up of 19 members — four from the state ...

‘Unexpected gift’

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It was a warm, fuzzy event all around. On Friday, a group of students from Warren Area High School paid a visit to the Rouse Home. The students presented the 15 fleece blankets they made as gifts to residents. They also spent time chatting and shared a snack. The 37 students worked in ...

Sharing the light

Community

Emanuel United Church of Christ will light its stained-glass windows from the inside outward through Advent and Christmas. These antique windows warm the area every Sunday with their beauty. Church members want to share their beauty with their neighbors and friends every night. Emanuel ...

Briefs

Community

Class lunch The Warren Area High School class of 1964 will meet for lunch at noon, Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Conewango Club. All members of the class and their spouses and significant others are welcome. ——— The Warren High School class of 1956 will meet for their Christmas lunch ...

Serving in the House

Community

Roughly 10,000 people have served in the House of Representatives. A calculation I found estimates the total number of Americans since the dawn of the republic at approximately 650,000,000. That gives you a .0015 percent chance of serving in the House. So how about this: A Warren County ...

Statewide sentencing initiative leaders visit

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A state-wide legislative initiative made a stop in Warren Friday morning for a brief public hearing. Eight years ago, the Pennsylvania General Assembly tasked the state’s Commission on Sentencing with developing a risk assessment instrument. According to a policy overview for the tool from ...

WAHS on alert Friday

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Warren Area High School was on alert Friday morning. According to a release issued by the Warren County School District Friday morning, an anonymous, written note was found indicating that an incident may occur at the school building. The note was not specific about the date and time of the ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (12-17): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (12-19): cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (12-20): crafts at 9:30 am; Christmas lunch at 11:45 a; bingo after lunch Senator Bob ...

Diocese of Erie announces details on Survivors Reparation Fund

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The Diocese of Erie has announced details regarding a Survivors Reparation Fund established to compensate victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic church. A Friday statement from the Diocese indicates that the fund will launch next February and “is to offer time-barred survivors of sexual ...