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Sugar Grove

Turning back the clock at the 43rd annual Sugar Grove Rendezvous

Observing from a hill above a tent village as a few villagers shoot muzzleloaders in your direction might make one feel unwelcome. But entering the village from the main gate led to a village full of conversation, game- playing, campfire cooking and just the aroma of sulphur from the black ...

Sugar Grove Eastern Primitive Rendezvous begins today

The 43rd Eastern Primitive Rendezvous is set in Sugar Grove for Friday, Sept. 20, through Saturday, Sept. 28. The National Rendezvous and Living History Foundation is hosting the event at 2911 Stoney Run Rd, Sugar Grove. It is a non-profit event. The event requires all participants to be ...

Sugar Grove Rough Riders Club step up to District VIII challenge

After qualifying at the Warren County 4-H Horse Show in July, eight members of the Sugar Grove Ruff Riders 4-H Club traveled to Centre Hall, PA, with their ten horses and ponies, for the Annual District VIII 4-H Horse Show, September 6 and 7, 2019. The top three places in each class qualify ...

Briefs…

Class to meet The Warren High School Class of 1947 will meet on Friday, September 20 at the Peppermill at 11:30 a.m. Reservations can be made by calling Betty at 723-2447. Fire Services Dinner Fire Services will meet Thurs. Sept. 12th at Youngsville Fire Hall. Dinner at 7 PM with meeting ...

Sugar Grove woman recounts lightning strike 27 years later

It’s been 27 years since a 7-year-old Sarah Glotz nearly died after a lightning strike. And 26 years since that experience was featured on national TV on a CBS program called “Rescue 911.” Sarah Glotz is now Sarah Bacchetti and the mom of two, Lilli and Riley, ages 10 and 4. That ...

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 ...