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PennDOT to talk Sheffield bridge

Those 2,000 or so motorists who travel Route 6 east of Sheffield each day are looking at a week of a 37-mile detour. PennDOT will hold a public meeting to discuss the project to replace the bridge over Roystone Run in Sheffield Township. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at ...

‘22 Strong’

There’s often infighting and a sense of separation between the four high school attendance areas in Warren County. But when the chips are down, and life gets real, it’s truly amazing how all of it goes away and the communities rally around each other. That was evident again Friday ...

Huckabone Rd. structure fire deemed ‘complete loss’

At 4:09 p.m., Monday, December 2, first responders were called to 130 Huckabone Road, Sheffield, for a possible structure fire. While on scene, firefighters used a chainsaw to cut a hole into the roof and tore multiple pieces of siding off to ensure any flames were completely out. Debris ...

Snowscapes

Students throughout Warren and Forest counties have painted plows. Now those submissions are out for a public vote. PennDOT’s “Paint the Plow” program is a statewide outreach initiative “aimed at promoting winter driving safety and fostering appreciation for high school art ...

24/7 Morgan Leichtenberger

It was getting near the end of the first episode of HBO Sports College Football 24/7 - an all-access, behind-the-scenes look at Penn State University Division I football; one of the most storied college football teams in the land. And there she was. Popping up on 50-inch TV screens across ...

Rain did not dampen Appleseed Fest

With a boom reminiscent of Ring Announcer Michael Buffer’s “Ready to Rumble” call, the announcer instead called “Stand to your Timber” on Saturday and the wood went flying. Professional Lumberjack and Lumberjill competitions packed the bleachers at Sheffield Memorial Park in ...

Sheffield man to face unlawful contact charges

A Sheffield man has been charged with having inappropriate contact — including the exchange of sexually explicit photos — with a minor. David R. Phinney, 35, of Sheffield, is charged with unlawful contact with a minor — obscene and other sexual materials; dissemination of explicit ...

‘A guy thing’

This year marks the 54th year that a sort of pilgrimage takes place. It’s a journey to a weekend destination that involves campfires, card games, playing pool, cooking wild game, a few libations, and even a horseshoe tournament. Maybe not surprisingly, according to this year’s ...

Sheffield Homecoming King and Queen

Facebook photo From left, Mitchell McNeal and Marissa Grubbs were named , respectively, on Saturday. Grubbs was announced at halftime of Sheffield’s Homecoming football game vs. Port Allegany on Saturday afternoon at Sheffield High School. McNeal was announced at the dance later that night.

‘Positive impact’

It sounded like a loud and raucous pep rally. But it was much more. Sheffield Middle High School’s Homecoming Pep Assembly featured cheerleaders, the band, and enthusiastic applause for sports teams. There was also a group of special visitors. The Jack Brewer Foundation Global Ambassadors ...

Police search Castor home

A Sheffield man was charged with 100 counts of child pornography and a search warrant was conducted on his home Wednesday morning. John R. Castor, 30, Sheffield, was charged with over 100 felony counts last month by Pennsylvania State Police. Castor now faces 50 counts of second-degree ...

Briefs…

Church welcomes speaker The community is invited to learn and ask questions of an international peacemaker focused on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea. The First Presbyterian Church of Sugar Grove welcomes Rev. Moon-Sook Lee on Sunday, Sept. 15, at 3 p.m. for a ...

‘Obtain all devices’

A Sheffield man was charged with 100 counts of child pornography and a search warrant was conducted on his home Wednesday morning. John R. Castor, 30, of Sheffield, was arraigned Wednesday morning before District Justice Todd Woodin. Woodin explained to Castor that he faced 50 ...

‘Missed by many’

Jeremiah ‘Jerry’ Borden was a life-long resident of Sheffield. He was a funeral director for 55 years. He was elected Warren County coroner in 1993 and held that post until his death on Saturday. For more than 50 years, Borden was a member of the Sheffield Volunteer Fire ...

57th Annual Sheffield Fireman’s Festival to begin August 11

The Sheffield Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 57th Annual Fireman’s Festival the week of August 11 to 17. Expect some changes, but the goal of family fun remains. The festival kicks off on Sunday, Aug. 11, with “the” chicken barbecue. The Sheffield Rod ‘N Gun Club ...

The stands were packed at Music on the Mountain

The fifth annual Music on the Mountain was held at Wolverine Mountain on Friday, July 26. The show was sold out, all 800 tickets, according to Art Lane, Music on the Mountain Chairman. T-shirts for the show and concessions also sold out. “I was very surprised on the turnout, I never ...

Hometown to footlights, Meddock details her ‘crazy educational journey’

Often the path to success, however you define it, is riddled with twists, turns, and even detours. One Sheffield Area High School graduate knew what direction she was headed at an early age, and the signs along her path kept pointing her straight ahead — landing her in New York ...

Spartans assemble

The Spartans have assembled atop Wolverine Mountain. The Spartans aren’t actually from Sparta, though. The drum corps is based out of Nashua, NH. The Spartans have been around for 62 years, have 19 titles and awards and estimate to have had over 2,000 young adults go through the ...

Devon Meddock makes her mark

Sheffield Area High School graduate Devon Meddock recently performed in the 1,000th performance of “The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking” at the New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., in the heart of Manhattan’s Theater District. Meddock is the lead soprano and vocal captain of the ...