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50 sub 50

How fast can you name all 50 states? Or better yet, how fast could you run a marathon (26.22 miles) in each of the 50 states (1,311 miles!)? That is precisely what Warren-native and Edinboro University Health and Phys. Ed professor Jim Roberts, Ph.D., intends to achieve when he completes ...

Interest in facade program sparks talks of additional funding

An attempt to entice downtown businesses to invest in their facades might require additional funding beyond the original $50,000 allocated. And that’s because interest might exceed the initial funding supply. City Planner David Hildebrand told the City of Warren Redevelopment Authority ...

City planners approve new wireless zone ordinance

The City of Warren Planning Commission signed off on changes to the zoning ordinance that govern wireless communication facilities in the city. Proposed language states that the Federal Communications Commission back in September adopted a ruling and order “to reduce the local and state ...

RDA buckles down on blight

Now that the City of Warren’s blighted property process is back up and running, the Redevelopment Authority – and city staff – have work to do. Four specific properties were discussed by the authority on Wednesday. Terry Williams, director of codes, permitting and recreation ...

On The Record

Conewango Twp. Theft. Conewango Township police report Brian J. Plaatje, of Gerry, N.Y. was charged with one misdemeanor count of retail theft. Plaatje is accused of taking two Douglas tires from a retail store in North Warren on Jan. 3 at approximately 3:25 p.m. The tires are valued at ...

Students learn from students in parenting class at WAHS

What better way for a student in a parenting class to experience a little bit of what it’s like to have children than to bring little ones to the class? On Wednesday, second graders in Carrie Salapek’s class at Warren Area Elementary Center visited Family Consumer Science teacher Jamie ...

Stokes found guilty of drug charges in court Tuesday

A Warren man was found guilty of possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine during a jury trial held on Tuesday at the Warren County Courthouse. Randy D. Stokes, 4797 Jackson Run Road, was found guilty of charges including possession with intent to deliver, four counts of criminal ...

Imagine Dragon

Some Dragons are working on importing a dragon. The Warren Area High School student council is working on a class gift — a nine-foot tall, 1,300-pound metal dragon. With the renovations of the school complete, the council wanted to put a dragon outside, according to Advisor Tiffany ...

RDA and commissioners’ possible back-up plan in fight against blight

It’s no secret that the Warren County Redevelopment Authority simply doesn’t have the financial resources needed to keep up in the fight against blight. An alternative funding source was discussed during Tuesday’s meeting. Commissioner Jeff Eggleston called it a “opportunity to ...

Shreve hearing details charges

An Ashville, NY man who faces charges of attempted homicide for a Dec. 22 stabbing was held four court after a lengthy preliminary hearing on Wednesday. According to the affidavit of probable cause, Pennsylvania State Police troopers were dispatched at 1:36 a.m. on Dec. 22 to a report of a ...

LIHEAP services available as cold temps approach

With temperatures in the teens and single digits in the weather forecast, National Fuel is reminding local residents that help is available to keep your home warm. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is open, according to information provided by National ...

2019-2020 WCSD calendar

For the 2019-2020 school year, the first day of school for students will be Wednesday, Aug. 28. The last day will be Friday, June 5, 2020, unless circumstances require an extension. The school board approved the proposed calendar at its regular meeting Monday night. There is only one ...

Done deal

It took a while, but Allegheny Valley Elementary School now belongs to Clarendon Borough. At Monday night’s meeting, the school board unanimously approved articles of agreement already signed by Borough Mayor Tom Eaton and Borough Council President Paul Pascuzzi. The agreement calls for ...

WCSD saves on bond debt

When the Warren County School District board voted in October to refinance $10 million in bond debt, it was with the hopes that it could save at least $50,000. Mission accomplished. On Monday, the board learned that the refinancing, handled by PFM Financial Advisors, saved the district ...

On The Record

Warren Theft. City of Warren police report Danielle Johnson, 25, of Warren was charged with theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception following an investigation into a theft from an employer that was reported on Nov. 2. Public drunkenness. City of Warren police report Jamie Nielsen, ...

Monday plea hearings

Three guilty pleas were entered during change of plea proceedings on Monday before Judge Gregory Hammond at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Blakelan K. Dale, Russell, to simple assault. A count of harassment was not prosecuted. ¯ Brandon M. ...

Congressman G.T. Thompson renews ANF property rights bill

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Congressman Glenn Thompson (R-15) has for the third consecutive Congress introduced a bill that is intended to “ensure further protections for private property owners and energy producers in the Allegheny National Forest (to) have access ...

Sherman man sent to prison for 2017 hunting tragedy

MAYVILLE - Thomas Jadlowski, the Sherman man who accidentally shot and killed his neighbor the day before Thanksgiving in 2017, will spend the next one to three years in state prison. Jadlowski was sentenced Monday in Chautauqua County Court by Judge David Foley for the shooting death of ...

Once in a…

When the moon moves into the shadow of Earth late Sunday, Jan. 20, there are a couple of ways to get a good look. Weather permitting, the lunar eclipse will be visible to the naked eye throughout the region. “The moon will be extremely well placed in the sky,” Martz-Kohl Observatory ...