Local News

Voter registration deadline Monday

The deadline to change political party affiliation or register to vote in the May 15 primary election is fast approaching. According to a notice published in the Times Observer, that deadline is Monday. County Director of Elections Lisa Rivett said that any documentation sent via the US ...

Saturday marks opening day of Pa. trout season

Spring is officially underway and the warmer weather has anglers from across the Commonwealth gearing up to fish their favorite spots on this Saturday, April 14, which marks the traditional statewide opening day of trout season. All along streams and lakes throughout Pennsylvania, anglers ...

Youngsville’s Rt. 6 plans discussed

On Tuesday, April 3, Terri Dennison, Executive Director from the PA Route 6 Alliance, received an update on Youngsville’s Heritage Community activities. The Revitalization of Youngsville Association met at the Holmberg Hair Salon to discuss Youngsville’s biggest 2017 achievements. The ...

Joint effort

It’s going to take coordination above and below the invisible line that separates Pennsylvania and New York if an interstate connector is to ever become reality. At the county level, those conversations are taking place. Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello spoke to the Warren ...

Sheffield to host fourth Music on the Mountain

The hills of Sheffield will once again come alive with the sound of music. Music on the Mountain will return for its fourth year at 7 p.m. July 27 at Sheffield High School. This year’s lineup includes: Spartans, Nashua, N.H.; Legends, Kalamazoo, Mich.; Raiders, Burlington, N.J.; 7th ...

Recycling program passes first hurdle

One of the first hurdles in bringing a recycling program to Warren County has been met. Commissioner Jeff Eggleston announced at Monday’s work session that the state Department of Environmental Protection has awarded Warren County a $48,000 grant to develop “a plan to have a comprehensive ...

‘Smart Recovery’ focuses on psychology, empowerment

This is the first in a periodical series of recovery options in Warren County. No recovery program is one size fits all, and no one uses only one method to successfully recover. Successful recovery from addiction requires wise choices in resources, and the ability to share information between ...

Rapp eyes welfare reform

One day after taking her first official action as House Health Committee chairman, Kathy Rapp (R-65) moved two pieces of legislation through the committee aimed at reforming the state’s welfare programs. House bills 1618 and 2138 were approved largely along partisan lines by the committee ...

Charges withdrawn against two, one held for court

Charges were withdrawn against two defendants while a third defendant was held for court on Wednesday during preliminary hearings held at the Warren County Courthouse. Charges were withdrawn against the following: ¯ Charges of materially false written statement – purchase, delivery, ...

Youngsville man arrested

Warren County Adult Probation arrested a former Youngsville man on a supervisor’s warrant on April 5. According to police. Richard Livingston, 27, was originally paroled on a charge of recklessly endangering another person. Police say Livingston has recently absconded from supervision. ...

Pittsfield man is the $4.5M lottery winner

When Bryan Lake of Pittsfield walked into Sheetz in North Warren on Friday, he had a ten-dollar bill and was planning to use it for gas. Instead, he turned part of it into a winning ticket in a $4.5 million lottery. Lake saw the lottery ticker advertising that Match 6 was up to $4 ...

Marching Eagles finish notable run with performance at board meeting

University of Illinois. University of Missouri. Youngsville High School. The Marching Eagles have joined some illustrious company. The Eagles’ extended trip to Ireland added to their stockpile of hardware for the year. At Monday night’s school board meeting, the Eagles, under the ...

Commissioners to discuss interstate

Discussions continue between Warren County and Chautauqua County regarding plans that could eventually link Warren County to an interstate. Commissioner Jeff Eggleston said he would be presenting a resolution at Wednesday’s commissioner’s meeting in support of the proposal. A freight ...

House Health Committee advances bill to restrict abortion rights

Legislation to restrict abortion rights in Pennsylvania co-sponsored by State Representative Kathy Rapp (R-65) has received committee approval from the Health Committee that Rapp chairs. The Monday committee vote on HB 2050 was Rapp’s first action as House Health Committee chairman. The ...

Trio of Eisenhower students headed to leadership camp

A trio of Eisenhower High School juniors will attend a prestigious leadership camp this summer. Aniela Gesing, Lydia Giannini, and Josef Bauer were nominated and selected to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) camp at Westminster College from June 10 through 15. The ...

Structure fire destroys East Street apartment

Fire devastated an East St. apartment building in Warren early Monday morning. City of Warren Fire Chief Sam Pascuzzi said the call went out shortly after 5 a.m. There were seven occupants, he explained, and said that five self-evacuated. The remaining two were rescued by firefighters and ...

$4.5M ticket sold at Sheetz

If you played the Pennsylvania Lottery's Match 6 game on Friday night and you bought your ticket at Sheetz in Warren, you better check – and double check – those numbers. The Pennsylvania Lottery announced on Monday that a $4.5 million ticket for the Match 6 game was sold from the Friday, ...

Building condemned by City Codes Dept.

So what happens to a structure in the City of Warren once it burns? That process will unfold in the coming days, weeks and months for the owner and residents of the apartment building at 210 East St. which burned Monday morning. “Control of the structure was returned to the property owner ...

District looking at adds, cuts

The Warren County School District is heading into budget season full steam ahead. With a special budget work session set for 7 p.m. Monday, April 23, administrators introduced a list of possible adds and cuts for next year at Monday’s board meeting. The district is projecting revenues of ...

Barletta makes stop in Warren

Congressman Lou Barletta received a call from an unknown number. He didn’t answer it. He then received a call from a U.S. Capital phone number he hadn’t ever seen before. He didn’t answer that call either. Then his chief of staff called and asked him why he hadn’t answered his ...