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The season of giving

Community

The generosity of the Sheffield community has come alive at the Sheffield Area Food Pantry. The food pantry committee and volunteers celebrated the opening of the new 18 Leather Street location recently with an open house. The food pantry serves an average of 100 families of various sizes ...

Warren woman charged for allegedly spitting on official

Local News

A Warren woman faces aggravated assault charges for spitting on an official. Amanda Peterson, 28, of Warren, was arrested on Thursday, Dec. 7, for her part in an incident that happened on August 27 of this year. According to the affidavit of probable cause, officers were dispatched to 310 ...

Keep an eye out for scams this holiday season

Local News

The holidays inspire selflessness and charitable giving in many individuals, but scam artists may view that generosity as an opportunity to line their own pockets. As part of Holiday Scam Protection Week, the Department of Banking and Securities is joining the Department of State to advise ...

Briefs…

Local News Briefs

Christmas class lunch The Warren High School class of 1953 will meet for its Christmas lunch at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Conewango Club. Class breakfast The Youngsville Class of 1961 will meet for its monthly breakfast get-together at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at Richard’s ...

‘Blazing’ scholars honored at Beaty

Community

Dragons are blazing at Beaty-Warren Middle School. During the Blazing Dragon Award event Friday morning, school officials recognized sixth-graders for academic achievements during the first grading period. Family members were invited to celebrate with their students. Each student was called ...

Local flavor

Community

Several Warren-area students will be performing in Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet’s annual production of The Nutcracker. Performances are on Friday, December 15, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, December 16, at 2 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center For the Arts in Jamestown, N.Y. All the students ...

Briefs…

Community

Halls Of Ivy Hillary Analesa Anderson, a 2010 graduate of Warren Area High School, was admitted to the Virginia State Bar on Wednesday. Anderson, daughter of John and Kris Anderson of Scandia and Diana and Eric Paddock of Gordonsville, Va., received her Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse ...

Experienced

Community

The attorney’s room off the of the Main Courtroom at the Warren County Courthouse is named for Earl Hanley Beshlin. In addition to his campaign flier from the 1918 election – an unsuccessful bid contested just one year after he won a special election to serve in congress – a 1970 ...

Leaders honored at Rotary 4-H Achievement Night

Community

The 55th Annual Rotary 4-H Achievement Night was held Thursday, Nov. 9. Warren County 4-H and the Rotary Club of Warren honored several leaders for completing milestones in their 4-H volunteer career. First-year leaders include Susan Estes and Jennifer Slack, both of Warren, and Brian and ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 12/11: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday: 12/13: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 12/14: cards, games, Christmas lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 12/12: cards, games, ...

Be safe out there

Community

I like to hike on Sundays, but on this first Sunday of December, I will not hike. I stare out the kitchen window while my second cup of coffee drips through. It is a cloudless day with the subtle brightness of late fall. Lanky shadows, disproportionately long, crisscross the lawn. A diligent ...

The end is in sight

Local News

The new roof on Struthers Library Theater is just about done. And there are pictures to prove it. Pictures taken by a drone this week show the brand new roof that is “about 99 percent done,” according to Struthers Executive Director Marcy O’Brien. Warmer-than-normal temperatures on ...

Lifetime Sexual Offender Registration faced by Warren man

Local News

A Warren man is headed to state prison and faces a lifetime sexual offender registration as the result of improper contact with juvenile females on two separate occasions. Kyle R. Kitchel, 25, 2105 Cobham Park Road, was sentenced on Friday by President Judge Maureen Skerda. He pled guilty ...

Corry man pleads guilty to producing methamphetamine

Local News

A Corry man has pled guilty to numerous felonies stemming from the production of methamphetamine. Thaddeus L. Czech, IV, 22, pled guilty to felony counts of possession with intent to deliver, deposits, stores, disposes chemical waste and causing or risking catastrophe as well as a summary ...

Meth, bath salts dealer given state prison sentence

Local News

A man caught dealing methamphetamine and bath salts back in July will spend nearly four years in state prison after a sentence that was handed down on Friday. Christopher A. Cross, Warren, was sentenced on charges of possession with intent to deliver and criminal use of a communications ...

Defendants sentenced in Warren County Court

Cops & Court Report

The following defendants were sentenced by President Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday morning: All periods of incarceration are to be served in the Warren County Jail unless otherwise specified. ¯ Brittney M. Bailey, Warren, to six to 12 months incarceration, $280 in restitution, $800 in ...

Christmas is Coming

Community

Christmas is Coming and Christmas Makes Me Sing... ... were two of the selections performed during the St. Joseph Catholic School Christmas Concert on Wednesday. In addition to the singing by each class from pre-school through fifth grade, the school choir, and the whole student body, some ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Warren School Bus Violation. Warren City police report that Matthew Knupp, 39, of Clarendon, was cited for a school bus violation following a report from the bus driver. Harassment. According to City of Warren police, Alton Swanson, 53, and Kimela Wester, 24, were cited for harassment on ...

Corry man sentenced to state prison for aggravated assault

Local News

A Corry man will spend over four years in state prison after putting a gun to a neighbor’s face and pulling the trigger. Aron A. Barstow, 40, was sentenced by President Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday. He pled guilty to aggravated assault and theft last month and, in exchange, charges ...

Allegheny Co. man sentenced for molesting young girl

Local News

“There’s a special place in hell for those who prey on children.” That was part of the message District Attorney Rob Greene brought to an Allegheny County man who will spend three months in jail and register as a sexual offender for the next 15 years for molesting a young girl between ...