Business

ErieBank pays parking fees though Friday

This parking space sponsored by ErieBank. On-street parking fees throughout downtown Warren are pre-paid by ErieBank for the rest of the week. “ErieBank is proud to support local merchants this holiday season by providing free two-hour parking for shoppers this weekend,” Assistant ...

Jennie Miller named vice president, Warren area manager at Northwest

Jennie S. Miller has been named vice president and Warren area manager of Northwest Bank. Julie Marasco, region president, made the announcement. As area manager, Ms. Miller is responsible for the oversight of seven offices, including Youngsville, Sheffield, Tionesta, Tidioute and all offices ...

Chomping at the bit

If you had been on the fifth floor of the PNC Building at the intersection of Second Ave. and Liberty St. in downtown Warren a few months ago, you wouldn’t recognize it now. And part of the second floor is soon to follow suit. A planning session for Innovault – a proposed co-working ...

Darling’s receives 2 national awards

Darling’s Home Care of Warren was recently recognized nationally with two awards for excellence. The awards were based on measures set by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), according to Kathleen Courson, administrator for home health care business. Darling’s Home Care ...

Fitzsimmons named Youngsville Northwest Bank office manager

Krista Fitzsimmons has been named manager of the Northwest office located at 202 East Main Street in Youngsville. Julie Marasco, region president, made the announcement. As manager, Ms. Fitzsimmons will be responsible for customer service, administration, lending, and business development. ...

Northwest Bank names Burch Jackson Run-Warren office manager

Marina M. Burch has been named manager of the Northwest office located at 400 Jackson Run Road in Warren. Julie Marasco, region president, made the announcement. As manager, Ms. Burch will be responsible for customer service, administration, lending, and business development. She will work ...

Bold ideas

“The point is we need bold thinking.” That was part of the message from Warren County Commissioner Jeff Eggleston brought to the rollout of a report from the Warren County Marketing Taskforce. Eggleston said the initiative to form the task force grew from marketing discussions held ...

Middle of everywhere

The report from the Warren County Marketing Taskforce is divided into five focus areas. What follows is a synopsis of the report, which is to be available for download on the county website. Shape the Narrative The report acknowledges that the county has “tried to develop a brand” ...

Warren County and Bollinger Enterprises talk collaboration

Warren County and Bollinger Enterprises, Inc. are discussing an arrangement that will bring new work experiences to BEI clients. BEI Executive Director Dr. William Clark said on Tuesday that the program is “in the development phase.” “I contacted six local businesses to see if we ...

Until further notice

The Plaza restaurant will reopen soon. After a small fire broke out in the restaurant’s kitchen area shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening, city firefighters arrived to find flames coming out of a vent on the roof of the building, as well as in the cooking area, according to Capt. ...

Warren native returns to follow a new career path

Amy Punsky’s new job is, in her own words, “weird but good.” You might even say it’s quite an undertaking. The Warren native had been an Erie, Pa., resident for many years when her younger sister passed away. That, she said, was the catalyst that got her thinking it may be time ...

Commissioners move forward with Hampton Inn tax appeal

The Warren County Commissioners have ratified their decision to appeal President Judge Maureen Skerda’s decision on the tax assessment status of the Hampton Inn. But it wasn’t without debate. Commissioner Jeff Eggleston said that the decision was made in advance of a deadline to ...

Budget Hearing analysis

Three days and about 12 hours of Warren County budget hearings are in the books. Now, the Warren County Commissioners have a lot of work to do. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin said he wants Fiscal to “make a menu of what can be cut” that can be brought to a future work session. Both ...

NRCS accepting 2019 agricultural funding applications by Oct. 19

Agricultural producers are encouraged to apply for resources to improve and enhance their farm and forest land. The National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for financial and technical assistance. Funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives ...

Time and Money

When governments have to buy things, they have to go through bidding, advertising, and other hoops. The presentation at Wednesday’s meeting of the Warren County Intergovernmental Council (COG) described a way to let someone else jump through the hoops. COSTARS Marketing Manager Bruce ...

Passionate public debate

A contentious budget hearing between the Warren County Commissioners and Sheriff Ken Klakamp concluded the first of three days of hearings that kicked off Monday. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin said that the 2018 budget for the Warren County Sheriff’s Office was set at $973,500, noted that the ...

Critical time for budgeting

The Warren County Commissioners kicked off a set of public budget sessions Monday morning. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office, District Attorney, Domestic Relations Elections office and magisterial district court judges were before the commissioners on Monday. “This is a critical time to ...

The Department of Community and Economic Development

Line up projects, especially along the river, and apply for funding. That was the message Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin delivered to officials in Warren during a Monday visit. Davin and DCED Northwest Regional Director Kim Thomas toured ...

City ends paving contract

The City of Warren has terminated a contract for paving and hired a new company. Department of Public Works Director Mike Holtz said Signature Paving and Sealcoating of Jamestown was the apparent low bidder of four bids received for the 2018 paving program. City Council approved a ...