Sugar Grove

Vehicle rollover

Caution 3 p.m Saturday: Vehicle rollover at Scandia Rd. And Coal Bed Rd. in Russell. No further details.

Love of culture

Terra LoPresti was 17 when she first went to study in Japan as an exchange student. Eight years later, she lives in Beppu, Oita, and it has become a part of her. From Sugar Grove she was home schooled most of her childhood and graduated from the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School in 2010, ...

Sugar Grove Playground gets special makeover

The Sugar Grove Playground, located at Sugar Grove Elementary School, has received a pick-me-up from a dedicated local volunteer. Peter Glotz volunteers for the Sugar Grove AmVets, American Legion, and for the borough of Sugar Grove. “I don’t even live in the borough,” said Glotz. ...

Russell-Akeley Life

There is a diamond in our midst that perhaps many of us are not aware of. In fact, there are four diamonds — referring to Werner Park along Rt. 62 in Russell. Werner Park has been an important part of Russell and Pine Grove Township since the project was initiated by Carl Werner on his ...

Hill & Dale Garden Club minutes

The Hill & Dale Garden Club held the annual flower show and luncheon meeting on May 26 at 11:30 at the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church. Members brought a dish to pass and everything was very good and quite a variety. Muriel and her committee of Donna, Debbie, Sherry, Lila and Annie ...

Russell-Akeley Life

Winter I suspect that by this time of the year most residents of Russell and Akeley are tired of winter, snow and low temperatures and eager for spring to come with flowers and moderate temperatures. Many of us still have not forgotten the winter of 2016-2017 when there were many days with ...

Russell-Akeley Life

Angove’s Farm The name “Angove” has been an institution in Pine Grove Township since at least 1924 when Leo and Edna Angove purchased their farm in Akeley. Leo was Jack Angove’s grandfather. Between 12 and 21 thousand years ago the land which is now Angove’s farm had been covered ...

Sugar Grove will be site of historical marker sign

One of three proposed historical markers to be included as part of the county’s bicentennial celebration has been approved by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC). A statement from the PHMC indicated that 18 new markers were approved statewide – including one in ...

Severity of offenses varies in sending lewd photos via social media

Pennsylvania State Police have a suspect in a case of unsolicited pictures being sent to Warren County minors last month. As they continue to investigate, police have released some information about sending sexual and certain other images via social media. “It’s a crime,” Sgt. Ryan ...

State Police seek info on reported indecent SnapChat

Warren state police are seeking information about a report of lewd photos sent to at least one teenage girl. A Sugar Grove resident reported their 14-year-old daughter received lewd pictures from another student at her school on Jan. 20. Police were also told several other girls received ...

New details emerge in Knappenberger case

Some of the details in an alleged case of arson and seven counts of attempted homicide came out in court on Wednesday. At a preliminary hearing for Jackson K. Knappenberger, 25, of Warren, witnesses connected him to a Dec. 27 gasoline fire at a home in Sugar Grove Township. The homeowner, ...

Arson, attempted murder charges

A fire Thursday night at a home off a dirt road in eastern Sugar Grove Township has resulted in charges of arson and attempted homicide against a Warren man. Jackson K. Knappenberger, 25, of E. Third Ave., Warren, is charged with seven counts of criminal attempt — criminal homicide; ...

Sugar Grove stabbing suspect apprehended

The suspect in the Dec. 22 stabbing in Sugar Grove is behind bars. Michael Conner Shreve, 22, was taken into custody by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 7:30 a.m. Christmas morning, according to a report from the Jamestown Post-Journal. He was arrested at his ...

Russell-Akeley Life

Places of worship have been important to residents of Pine Grove since the earliest days of settlement in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Travel was difficult in those early years, so small groups of like-minded folks met in each other's homes for worship. By about 1830, circuit-riding ...

Sugar Grove Life

‘It’s a Sugar Grove Christmas’ Santa arrived at the Sugar Grove Town Park by Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department Friday for the Sugar Grove Christmas Walk. There were hay rides from Brian Gourley, AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary costume characters, and the “Enchanted Fairy Troop” from ...

Russell-Akeley Life

Batting For Akeley White ash (Fraxinus americana) is a major component in a number of forest cover types where moist fertile soil is available, such as the forests of Warren County and adjacent areas of Pennsylvania and New York. In fact, the species have a broad natural range from Cape ...

Russell-Akeley Life

From the earliest days of settlement of the area that became Pine Grove Township, schools and education were important to the families who settled here. In the early days, there were no formal schools; education was in the hands of the families that settled here. Thus, in the early 1800s, John ...

Invited guests

From a skink to a skunk, there were some special visitors at Eisenhower Elementary School on Tuesday. The Erie Zoo, in a collaboration with the Nutrition Group, sent some envoys to meet with students. Nutrition Group’s Michelle Marker related the special diets the animals eat at the zoo ...

Russell-Akeley Life

May is the birth month of both of our daughters, so it is a time of reflection for what has happened in the previous year and what we will do in the future. Our older daughter was almost three years old at the time we moved to Russell, February 12, 1973, so I could accept a job with the U.S. ...