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Death investigation

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Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a death in southeastern Warren County. The body of a man was found in a car at a pull-off area on Route 666 about one mile from the intersection with Route 948 in Sheffield Township. State police from Warren and Erie counties, a state police ...

Father and son sentenced to federal prison on tax charges

Local News

Two Warren men have been sentenced to federal prison on tax and currency charges. Randall Branch, 65, 2676 Jackson Ave., will spend 24 months in prison, a $25,000 fine and restitution of $420,117.40 while his son, John Branch, 45, 2661 Jackson Ave., was sentenced to one year in prison, a ...

Tidioute students help bring chestnut trees back to ANF

Local News

Back in the 1800s, the American chestnut tree filled Eastern and Midwestern forests. Less than a century later, the chestnut blight, a disease caused by a fungus imported on Japanese chestnut trees, spread throughout the East and killed an estimated 3.5 billion of these giant trees. To ...

Committee discussing awards for exemplary property maintenance

Local News

Beautifying a property is about more than planting flowers. Warren’s Street Landscape Committee is working on its beautification awards for the year. But it is also working on a new concept. Terry Pearson, who has been invited to participate on the committee, but is unable to serve as a ...

Briefs…

Local News Briefs

Library Friends The Warren Library Friends will meet for an annual meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at Warren Public Library. Pleasant Days The 22nd Annual Pleasant Days will take place on Saturday, August 5, with an open house and chicken BBQ at Pleasant Volunteer Fie Depatment. BBQ is ...

School board talks options for sports consolidation

Local News

Declining participation. Declining enrollment. A cooperative involving a varsity football program. The writing is on the wall for more changes to sports in Warren County School District and the school board wants to be ready the next time a decision has to be made regarding a sports program ...

Oil, gas topics of discussion at Commissioners’ work session

Local News

Should Warren County have a hand in governing oil and gas operations in the county? If so, what should that look like? Should oil and gas development occur in residential neighborhoods? Those questions were the focus of the Warren County Commissioners’ Monday work session. In the ...

Portion of Liberty Street closed for road repair today

Local News

Liberty Street between Second Avenue and Third Avenue will be closed on Tuesday for road repairs. The City of Warren announced the closure on Monday. “Last week during the course of utility work, it was found that there is a void under a portion of Liberty Street,” according to a post ...

Proposed bonus for maintenance director nixed by salary board

Local News

A proposed bonus to the county’s maintenance director was shot down by the salary board during a Monday meeting. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin said that the commissioners “created kind of a principal” – if a department head of a small county department has to take on additional ...

Briefs…

Local News Briefs

Outdoor Club On Sunday, April 30, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike in the Chapman Dam area from FR 437 to Mohawk Road. Participants will meet at Musante Street in Warren at 1:30 p.m. For more information call Greg Burkett at (814) 723-4989. Russell VFD Auxiliary The Russell Fire ...

Christian Women meet

Community

In spite of the rainy day, the recent Warren Christian Women’s April luncheon was full of enthusiasm. The resource table displayed the thoughts of Easter, love, and peace. The prayer favors were colored eggs filled with sweet treats with the name of a guest to pray for. Speaker Rosie ...

LWC working to develop next generation of community leaders

Local News

Gary Lester addressed attendees at this past Friday’s Eggs and Issues. Lester, Director of Leadership Warren County, introduced the program by listing the names of those who helped to start the program a decade ago. “This was the dream team for Warren County,” said Lester. “Anything ...

County law enforcement holding 13th Drug Take Back event

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Warren County law enforcement will join the Drug Enforcement Administration in helping people limit the amount of medications in the community. The City of Warren and Youngsville Borough police departments and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office will be collecting unwanted prescription drugs ...

Delays begin early in Rt. 62 bridge project

Local News

The Hunter Station Bridge project is still months from starting, but the delays associated with it could begin right away. The $23.7 million replacement project on the Route 62 bridge over the Allegheny River in Forest County is set to begin in September and end in March, 2018. According to ...

ANF planning prescribed burn

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The Allegheny National Forest will hold a prescribed burn in Warren County on Monday or Tuesday if conditions permit. The burn will be in the area of the Rocky Gap ATV trail off of Pleasant Drive and Forest Road 524. The area will be closed during the burn, according to Fire Management ...