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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed the recreation areas at and around Kinzua Dam due to an “ongoing law enforcement issue.” “In response to an ongoing law enforcement issue, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District has temporarily closed the dam parking lot, dam ...

Warren man faces charges of assault, child endangerment

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A Warren man faces charges of aggravated assault and child endangerment after his three-month-old child was found to have a broken femur. City of Warren police filed the charges against Ian Quinn Ludwig, 22, 907 Lincoln Avenue, on Tuesday with District Justice Glenn Carlson’s ...

Truth or dare leads to new charges for man already awaiting trial

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A 25-year-old man awaiting trial on charges including unlawful sexual contact with a minor now faces additional charges stemming from an alleged sexually explicit game of truth or dare with juvenile girls. Kyle R. Kitchel, 24, of Warren, was charged Thursday, Aug. 10, with three counts of ...

Renovations underway for Warren Municipal Building

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Warren’s Municipal Building is seeing some upgrades. Thanks to an $80,000 grant from the Kinzua Historic Preservation program through the Pennsylvania Historical Museum Commission, a $160,000 restoration and renovation project is underway. The project, said Director of Public Works Mike ...

18-year-old taken into custody for using firearm in Jamestown

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JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — A Jamestown man is in custody after allegedly firing a gun in the area of Prendergast Avenue and Eighth Street on Thursday. Detectives with the Jamestown Police Department, who were already near the area, responded to the scene around 12:40 p.m., where they reportedly ...

Two defendants held for court

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Two defendants were held for court during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. Bryan C. Steele, Warren, has been charged with two counts each of possession with intent to deliver and criminal use of a communications facility as well as a single count of ...

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Cops & Court Report

Sugar Grove Theft. According to Warren-based state police, someone removed a palm tree, a bicycle, a mig welder, and a sawzall from a private residence on Pleasant Street in Sugar Grove Township. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Warren at (814) 728-3600. Burglary. According ...

Crary celebrates 40 years of art

Community

“It’s such a fine example of people coming together in a spirit of volunteerism,” said Doug Hearn of the Crary Art Gallery. The gallery celebrates 40 years of “spreading the art” this year, and it has made it an event to remember. With a mission of inspiring, entertaining, an ...

‘Law enforcement issue’ temporarily closes public access to dam

Local News

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed the recreation areas at and around Kinzua Dam due to an "ongoing law enforcement issue." "In response to an ongoing law enforcement issue, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District has temporarily closed the dam parking lot, dam pedestrian ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Sheffield Twp. Liquor law violation. Erie-based Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Law Enforcement officers charged The Shaw House, 15 S. Main St., with a liquor law violation on August 3, alleging that it “sold, furnished or gave liquor for consumption off premises on (March 25).” Police ...

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Local News Briefs

Caregivers’ Support Group meeting The regular monthly meeting of Caregivers’ Support Group will be held at noon on Monday, Aug. 21, at the Grace United Methodist Church, Wesley Parlor, 501 PA Ave. E., Warren. These meetings are open to any caregivers in the area, as well as those ...

Good neighbor

Community

Ten years into his retirement, Carl Swanson is staying active. He walks every day. He golfs. And, he is doing quite a bit more than his share to keep his community clean. On Wednesday, Swanson was taking his usual walk along Conewango Avenue. Along the course of about two miles, he filled ...

Is Warren’s sign ordinance constitutional?

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Is the City of Warren’s sign ordinance constitutional? That issue was discussed by the city’s Planning Commission at a Wednesday morning meeting. The very question dates to a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court case – Reed v. Town of Gilbert, Az. According to oyez.org, an unofficial archive of the ...

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Local News Briefs

Dollar fishing The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is offering $1 fishing licenses that are good for Labor Day only. “The license provides an easy and affordable way for everyone to enjoy a special day with family and friends while fishing on the Commonwealth’s waters,” PFBC ...

BEi announces affiliation with Erie-based Barber National

Business

Two providers of services for adults with intellectual disabilities, one in Warren County, the other in Erie County, are joining forces. Bollinger Enterprises Inc. (BEi) announced Wednesday, that it will affiliate with the Barber National Institute (BNI). In a release crafted by BEi Executive ...

Blood Bank holding drive Aug. 22

Community

Community Blood Bank holds blood drives at Warren County’s high schools a couple times a year. In order to help students get back in the swing, and to give an infusion to the blood supply, CBB will hold its “High School Reunion” drive from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22 “We try to get ...

City properties not drawing interest

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Three city properties up for sale are not seeing much action. Properties at 908 and 910 Pennsylvania Ave. East were listed with Karlene Smith of Real Living in June of this year. The suggested prices - $22,000 for 908 Pennsylvania Ave. and $610 for 910, or $25,000 for both together - have not ...

Right around the corner

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The first days of school are right around the corner. There are four of those corners. The nearest is for Tidioute Community Charter School (TCCS), which starts back to school on Wednesday, Aug. 23. After that, Warren County Christian School (WCCS) starts on Tuesday, Aug. 29. Then, ...

Motion for return of property doesn’t have intended result

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A Buffalo man charged with burglary and aggravated assault may have told prosecutors more than he should have during a Tuesday hearing. Laroy D. Hough, 38, was in court for a scheduled writ of habeas corpus hearing. The incident occurred on August 13, 2016 at two residences on Pleasant ...