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Reward issued in Rt.6 BB gun assault

There are multiple rewards being offered in the case of an Amish girl who was shot in the face by a BB. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Warren County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of $2,000 and an anonymous individual will add $1,000 to that reward for the arrest and ...

Couple shares 45 years of racing and the friends they meet on their journey

For more than 45 years, Errol and Beth Schluter of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, have been going to the U.S. Canoe and Kayak National Championships. “We started nationals in 1972,” Errol said. “I got involved in paddling with my husband by going on canoe camping trips,” Beth said. “We ...

LERTA hearings set throughout Warren County

The tax abatement program proposed by Warren County Commissioner Jeff Eggleston is moving through some necessary steps. The LERTA — Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance — program would encourage development in the county by making improvements to eligible properties tax free ...

Deadline looms to appeal property tax assessments

The Warren County property tax assessment rolls are up and owners looking to appeal have until Sept. 3. According to a legal notice filed by the Warren County Assessment Office, the rolls are available for public inspection from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays in the assessment office in ...

On The Record

Columbus Twp. Burglary. Corry-based state police responded to a burglary that occurred August 5 at 285 Alder Bottom Rd. The victim reported that someone entered her residence and removed a large amount of cash, coins and prescription medication before fleeing the scene. Police said the ...

Friday sentencing at the courthouse

The following sentences were handed down by president Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday at the Warren County Courthouse. ¯ Andrew L. Bihon, Warren, to six months probation, $850 in fines and fees, participation in the alcohol highway safety school and victim impact panel programs, and 15 ...

ONLY YOU

What would a 75th birthday party be without some reminiscing? Prior to events where people gathered to celebrate with Smokey Bear recently, two men shared their memories of the character and the real bear that instilled a desire to protect the forest in many young minds. In mid-July, the ...

Warren County Fair showcases a fair amount of talent

Among the entries in the Novelty Needlework category at the Warren County Fair this year was one that amazed some and also left some in stitches. Cheryl Frye, of Warren, said she is a “quilter at heart,” but she saw some amusing embroidery designs on the internet and decided to try ...

‘Tisn’t the season

Brenda Dean had not submitted an entry at the Warren County Fair for 45 years — until this year. And that entry got her a blue ribbon. “I was in 4-H about 45 years ago,” said Dean, of Irvine. She recalls entering a sewn skirt and something that involved pins through insects. Her ...

‘Paddle harder’

Rain and thunderstorms had not quite moved into the area by the time the canoe races started on Thursday morning at Chapman Lake, but the wind was strong enough to challenge some young paddlers. It was Luke Josefik’s first time competing on the lake. “It’s beautiful here with the ...

More on Senator Toomey’s visit to Warren this week

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey came to Warren on Tuesday to listen and learn about the opioid situation in Warren County. And local and regional officials had plenty to tell him. He wanted to hear about the situation on the ground, after updating local officials about federal legislation aimed ...

Thursday change of plea hearings

The following pleas were entered during formal arraignment and change of plea proceedings before Judge Gregory Hammond on Thursday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pled guilty: ¯ Tyson I. McVey, Russell, to harassment. A count of stalking was not prosecuted. At a ...

Wednesday preliminary hearings

Charges were withdrawn against one defendant while another was held for court during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. A count of theft by deception - false impression was withdrawn against Melissa A.M. Kump, Guys Mills, Pa. A count of bad checks was ...

On The Record

Youngsville Hit and Run. At approximately 7:25 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, a red sedan hatchback allegedly struck and severely damaged a fence along Rt. 6, near the YMCA. The vehicle will have front-end damage. Anyone with information of this incident is asked to contact Youngsville Police, at ...

Grief, good

Nine local children spent the day Wednesday doing things they might do at any summer day camp. There were lots of crafts, activities, playing, and laughter. Wednesday’s camp provided them an outlet for more than just their creativity and their energy. It gave them an outlet for their ...

On The Record

City of Warren Public drunkenness. City of Warren police reported that Melvin Atwell, 62, Warren, was cited for public drunkenness on August 5 after officers responded to a report of a male lying on the ground. Conewango Twp. DUI. Conewango Township police reported observing a vehicle ...

Senator Pat Toomey comes to town to discuss opioid crisis

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey came to Warren on Wednesday for a roundtable discussion with local officials on the opioid epidemic. He left with the knowledge that methamphetamine, not opioids, is the primary drug challenge the county faces. And that’s ok because that’s why he was here — ...

Toomey shares thoughts on gun legislation

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey has been at the forefront of calls for expanded background checks for firearm purchases in the wake of two mass shootings last weekend. He’s acknowledged, though, that the bill would fail if it were brought to the Senate floor today, similar to how a similar ...

PennDOT discloses new road projects

A road closure is planned and another paving project has already started in Warren County. PennDOT this week announced the two projects. Daylight closures of Follet Run Road will start on August 19 for pipe replacements. PennDOT said the closure will run from the Rt. 62 intersection in ...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8 p.m. this evening (Thursday, August 8) for Warren County and 21 other PA counties.