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Juvenile arrested in C & H Sports firearms burglary

A 17-year old juvenile male has been arrested as the suspect in the C & H Sports, Columbus Township, firearms burglary. At 7:30 a.m., Saturday, September 14, officers responded to C & H Sports, 45490 Route 6, Columbus, for the report of an alleged burglary. The owner of the ...

House Health Committee talks Lyme Disease

A public hearing discussing the impact of tick-borne illnesses in Pa. was held in East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, last week. Representative Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Representative Kathy Rapp (R-Crawford/Forest/Warren), chairwoman of the House Health Committee, along with other ...

Threat at Eisenhower addressed

The Warren County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania State Police, and Warren County School District officials responded Thursday to a school threat posted on social media. According to the Sheriff's Office, the agencies addressed a Facebook post that indicated an an incident was to take place ...

Local residents seek to expand opportunity for educational travel

Dr. Seuss may have been the master at imparting life lessons with his own whimsical style. In his book, “Oh, The Places You’ll Go,” he wrote, “You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!” It sounds like a simple concept, but ...

Missing persons located

Pennsylvania State Police have reported that missing persons from Kane and Union City (Angela Mae Newton and Anna Marie Brown, respectively) have been located. "On the evening of 09/17/19 at approximately (10 p.m.), Angela Mae Newton returned home," according to Lewis Run-based state ...

RDA may demo 4 structures simultaneously

Four problem properties in Warren County are on the doorstep of being demolished all at once. Each property has been deemed blighted and is before the Warren County Redevelopment Authority for resolution - 4582 Rt. 6 in Sheffield Twp., 3 Economy St. in Tidioute, 7 Exchange St. in Clarendon ...

Only a test

Warren County 911 will test the county’s tornado sirens at 10 a.m. Friday. The test is a step along the path to going live with the new county emergency radio system. “We are spinning up new Motorola computers at 911,” Warren County Public Safety Director Ken McCorrison said. ...

Jamestown man leads police on pursuit via Route. 957

Larry L. Hicks, 39, of Jamestown, NY, allegedly took officers on a vehicle pursuit through NY and Pa. on Tuesday, September 17. At 3:41 p.m., Tuesday, September 17, officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a gray BMW in the area of Arnold Street and Maple Street, Jamestown, NY. ...

Limestone Twp. property complicated

County officials are in a bit of a bind on what to do with a Limestone Township blighted property. The cause? A complete lack of a response from the owners. The subject property is located at 58 Bush Lane and the owner of record according to online county assessment records is Lynda ...

Former Barley Home lot put up for sale

For sale: 1.6 acres of vacant, historical residential property in North Warren. The vacant lot left by the demolition of the former Barley Home — 506 S. State St. — has been listed with a local realtor since earlier this month. The property is listed at a price of $65,000 and is ...

On The Record

Columbus Twp. Drug possession. Corry-based state police responded to a private residence on Rt. 426 at 5:24 p.m. Sept. 6 for a report that a male had made a statement about harming himself. Upon arrival, police found the male, described as a 25-year-old male, Corry, that said that he had ...

Park & Lie

Some people in downtown Warren have been parking on borrowed time. At Monday night’s meeting of City Council, Police Chief Brandon Deppen asked that the parking ordinance be modified. Numerous Passport App users had apparently discovered that they could park in the Midtown Lot and pay ...

Corry PSP seek info in gun theft

Corry-based Pennsylvania State Police are recruiting the assistance of the public regarding a firearm theft from a sporting goods store in Columbus Twp. Police were dispatched to C&H Sports, 45490 US 6, Corry, on September 14 at 7 a.m. on a report of a commercial burglary, according to ...

Courthouse crew steps up the pace

Renovations continue at the Warren County Courthouse. The ongoing project was the sole topic discussed during a brief commissioners work session held on Monday at the courthouse. With the Fourth Ave. entrance now closed due to single point of entry security, people proceeding up the ...

Russell-Akeley Life

Haddon Heights, the town in which I grew up in southern New Jersey, about 10 miles from Philadelphia, was part of the wave of suburban housing that developed around industrial cities like Camden, N.J., and Philadelphia. The main offices of companies you know, like RCA and Campbell Soup, were ...

Betts basketball court upgraded

The City of Warren has a brand new basketball court. The eastern end of the old runway — the Betts Park parking lot — was resurfaced in the spring by I.A. Construction, according to Public Works Director Mike Holtz. “When this re-surfacing was done, the existing basketball courts ...

Get back to nature during 3rd annual Walk in Penn’s Woods at Hatch Run

Since the inaugural Walk in Penn’s Woods in October 2017, thousands have gained in their awareness of and appreciation for Pennsylvania forests. This year’s walk will be held Sunday, Oct. 6. In Warren County, it will be hosted by the Warren County Conservation District from 1 to 3 ...

Countdown to Fall

The fall foliage season is on schedule here in Northwestern Pennsylvania. “Small amounts of color will start to show by the end of this month, but it will still be patchy coloration,” Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Cornplanter District Forester Cecile Stelter said. ...