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Warren County History Camp July 16-20

Registration is now open for Warren County Historical Society’s Warren County History Camp, which will be Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., for students entering grades 4 through 8. Campers will begin and conclude each day at the historical society, but each ...

Bike/hike trail gets TLC

Small improvements make a big impact. That’s what Department of Public Works Director Mike Holtz said when he described the new paving at the head of the Warren Bike/Hike Trail that was being finished on Thursday. “When the city did that paving last month,” said Holtz, “the DPW ...

Sheriff intrigued by idea to database surveillance cameras

Sometimes, video cameras capture information that could be useful to police. But, if police don’t know about the camera and the owners don’t know their video could be helpful, that information can be lost. An effort in Jamestown, N.Y., to connect citizens who have exterior surveillance ...

In need: County has alarming volunteer firefighter shortage

Volunteer emergency medical services in rural areas such as Warren County are vital. These services rely on manpower. With a population that is shrinking and aging, manpower is something local and state EMS agencies are struggling mightily with. Clarendon Volunteer Firefighter and County ...

Commissioners,Department of Human Services sign agreement

The Warren County Commissioners have signed off on a collective bargaining agreement for the employees who work at the Department of Human Services. The agreement with the Service Employees International Union was approved during the commissioner’s Wednesday meeting. Commissioner Jeff ...

Based on Merit

Merit badges, years of developing leadership skills, obeying the Scout Law, and finally, a project of benefit to the community. Rosario (Ross) B. Fadale became an Eagle Scout — the highest award of the Boy Scouts of America — on June 23 at a Court of Honor conducted by Troop 9 Scoutmaster ...

Seeking Gold Star families

Gold Star families of Warren County are being sought. Dennis Faucher, of Bradford, is again hosting the Willow Creek triathlon this year, which honors gold star families in Warren and McKean Counties, raises funds for the Disabled American Veterans (DAV). The DAV program provides ...

Sugar Grove elementary rezoning saves WCSD $53,000 annually

The Warren County Commissioners approved a rezoning request for the former Sugar Grove Elementary School. They took the action during Wednesday’s meeting after a public hearing held on the issue. The change would alter the zoning of the former school from Residential to Business, which ...

Warren placed on U.S. bicycle route

Route 6 through Warren County has been declared part of a U.S. Bicycle Route. The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and PennDOT made a joint announcement on Wednesday. U.S. Bicycle Route (USBR) 36 follows Pennsylvania Route Y, including 398 miles of ...

Missing Person

A Conewango Township man has been declared missing. Sven Blumquist was last seen at approximately 1 a.m. Saturday, July 6, according to Conewango Township Police Chief Jason Peters. “New York State Police, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, and New York Forest Rangers are assisting by ...

Career camp for transitioning students

Local students are getting an opportunity to ESCape this summer. Students with disabilities in the Warren County School District who receive Pre-Employment Transition Services were given an opportunity to spend eight days this month exploring various careers through Bollinger Enterprises. ...

Warren woman charged with hitting, throwing toys at child

A Warren woman has been charged with endangerment after police allege that she hit and threw toys at her child. City of Warren police were dispatched to Warren General Hospital on July 2 for a report of alleged child abuse. It was there they learned that a two-year-old child was brought to ...

19th Century Warren company inspires Vegas business

Inside a Las Vegas business, there is advertising for Piso’s Cure for Consumption and the Ezra T. Hazeltine Company of Warren that produced and sold it. Hazeltine started selling Piso’s Cure for Consumption — tuberculosis — in Warren back in the 1860s. In 2016, a marijuana ...

Bail reduction denied for alleged sex offender

A Youngsville man charged with raping an 8-year-old girl has had a request for bail reduction denied. Richard M. Bailey, 36, 17 Frontier Drive, remains in the Warren County Jail on $100,000 bail. The motion for bail modification was before Judge Gregory Hammond on Tuesday during a very ...

City police still investigating Warren burglary

Crimestoppers and City of Warren Police are seeking information about a burglary. The City of Warren police department is investigating the burglary of a business in the 600 block of Lexington Ave., according to Warren County Crimestoppers. The business was forcibly entered and a loaded ...

Fire-damaged property razed

An apartment building on East St. in Warren recently ravaged by fire is on its way down. Workers were actively demolishing the 210 East St. property on Tuesday. Terry Williams, the City of Warren’s director of codes, permitting and recreation services, said the cause of the fire was ...

Agencies targeting aggressive drivers through initiative

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), and 232 municipal police agencies are conducting a regional aggressive-driving wave as part of the national mobilization that starts today and continues through August 26, 2018. Included in the ...

‘Creative ways’

A feasibility study that examined needed repairs at the Warren County Courthouse outlined over $900,000 in needed renovation projects. Of the total $918,200 projected cost, the biggest ticket items are $310,000 for painting, $295,000 for masonry repair and $80,000 each for slate roof repairs ...

Convicted murderer files appeal

Convicted Chandlers Valley murderer Matthew B. White has filed an appeal to the state Superior Court. According to online court records, a notice of appeal was filed with the court last month. White was sentenced on May 11 – the day after he was found guilty of murdering his wife, Jessica ...

Law & Order & Salaries: Prosecution vs. Defense

The criminal justice system is adversarial by nature — the prosecution vs. the defense. And the wages of the Warren County employees in those positions — the district attorney’s office and the public defender’s office — is playing out the same way in front of the county’s Salary ...