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‘…not a moral failing’

Statistics for 2018 are not yet available, but from 2016 to 2017 Warren County saw the number of deaths due to drug overdose increase significantly. No overdose deaths were reported in the county in 2016, according to Susan Shanaman, legislative liasion for the Pennsylvania State Coroners ...

Knappenberger pleads not guilty in arson case

A Warren man charged with attempted homicide in the wake of a December house fire in Sugar Grove Township has pled not guilty. Jackson K. Knappenberger, 25, of E. Third Ave., Warren, is charged with seven counts of criminal attempt — criminal homicide; seven counts of criminal attempt ...

On The Record

Warren Public Drunkenness. Stephanie Sachno, 32, Warren was cited for Public Drunkenness on Tuesday, Feb. 5 after officers responded to a report of a female lying in the snow yelling at Midnight. Harassment. A 12 year-old juvenile was charged with Cyber Harassment of a Child & ...

Jamestown man pleads guilty to meth charges

A Jamestown, N.Y. man has pleaded guilty to charges of selling methamphetamine in Warren County in 2016. Armando Rosario, 36, pled on Thursday before Judge Gregory Hammond to possession with intent to deliver and criminal use of a communications facility. Two additional counts of ...

Arraignment and change of pleas

The following defendants entered not guilty pleas before Judge Gregory Hammond on Thursday during arraignment and change of plea proceedings. ¯ Michael A. Campman, Youngsville. Campman has been charged with false imprisonment, simple assault, resisting arrest and harassment. ¯ Cody A ...

Warren man flown to hospital after NY crash

CASSADAGA, N.Y. — A crash Thursday morning sent a Warren man to the hospital, according to The Post-Journal. Chautauqua County (N.Y.) sheriff's deputies responded at 7:45 a.m. with Cassadaga and Fredonia (N.Y.) firefighters to a motor vehicle crash on Dale Drive in Cassadaga. At the scene, ...

Kinzua Dam connected

It took an Act of Congress, $108 million, 3 million cubic yards of earth, 500,000 cubic yards of concrete, and workers doing a host of jobs to build Kinzua Dam. This story, and others like it to follow, will feature one of those local workers who played a part in the creation of the ...

Hearings changed in 2017 drug death case

Hearings for two of the three men accused in the 2017 drug-related death of a Warren man were pushed back. The third was waived and moved to the court of common pleas. Preliminary hearings for Douglas A. Harkins, 44, of Sugar Grove, and Michael J. Marshall, 33, of Warren, were ...

On The Record

Pine Grove Twp. Harassment. At 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, police responded to a verbal altercation between a 53-year-old female of Russell and a 26-year-old female of Russell. The altercation allegedly escalated and became physical. Both females were charged with harassment via non-traffic ...

Warren man arrested for twice biting police officer

A Warren man has been charged with aggravated assault after biting a police officer. Aron M. O. Ainsworth, 20, of Warren, was arrested Saturday after Conewango Township Police responded to a disturbance at a Daugherty Run Road address. According to the affidavit of probable cause, ...

RDA and DPW talk blighted property demolition concept

No one really challenges that Warren County has its fair share of blighted properties. It also isn’t a surprise that many of those properties that need to be demolished aren’t yet demolished due to a lack of resources. Warren County Commissioner Jeff Eggleston presented a potential ...

2 guilty pleas and 3 charges withdrawn at hearings Wednesday

Two guilty pleas were entered and charges were withdrawn against three during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Jarred E. Danielson, Pittsfield, to false reports – reported offense did not occur. Charges of ...

Warren County SADD hosts annual conference in April

There are plenty of destructive decisions people can make. The mission of SADD — Students Against Destructive Decision-making — is to help people avoid the dangers of drinking and driving, underage drinking, drug use, discrimination, bullying, and other destructive ...

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 ...

Next exit

When Warren City Council selected the roundabout option in November for the intersection of Market St. and Pennsylvania Ave., construction was projected for 2020. In the wake of an effort within council to overturn that decision – which culminated unsuccessfully on Monday – ...

Renovations continue at PNC building while plans evolve

Renovations inside the PNC Building downtown Warren are continuing with some modifications of the original plans. A group of individuals with vested interest in those renovations met Tuesday at the building on the corner of Liberty St. and Second Ave. to discuss some of the bumps in the ...

Tidioute Borough wants to manage property to ‘haul the debris away’

Efforts continue to demolish a Tidioute property ravaged by fire in 2016. The property at 3 Economy St. is in the hands of the Warren County Redevelopment Authority. County Planner Dan Glotz told the Authority on Tuesday that Tidioute “borough council is interested in the RDA ...

Winter Weather Advisory

A Winter Weather Advisory for Warren County has been issued from 10 a.m. this morning to 6 a.m. Thursday. Snow and ice could result in more difficult driving conditions, including reduced visibility, according to the National Weather Service.

‘A settled matter’

Back in November, Warren City Council elected the roundabout option for the intersection of Market St. and Pennsylvania Ave. in a 5-1 vote. Four of those members held to that position in the face of a challenge by newly-appointed Councilman John Lewis and voted down Lewis’ effort to flip ...