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Police and Fire Chiefs present 2019 budget to City Council

Warren City Council continues to work toward implementing a budget for 2019. Fire Chief Sam Pascuzzi and Police Chief Brandon Deppen presented their 2019 budget proposals to City Council on Monday. The biggest ticket item for the fire department, Pascuzzi said, will be the eventual ...

Warren County School District coordinates with Allegheny National Forest

Warren County School District and the U.S. Forest Service have been introduced. When Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen made the Allegheny National Forest the first she formally visited after being appointed chief in October, she met with groups of stakeholders. One of those was ...

Decision time

The last time an incumbent governor ran for re-election, he lost. Will it happen again? Incumbent Democratic Governor Tom Wolf is seeking a second term after defeating incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett four years ago. Upon election, Wolf declared he wouldn’t accept a salary or pension and ...

Rapp unopposed; part of county to pick state senator

Four municipalities in Warren County will get to pick a state senator in this year’s general election. Voters in Columbus, Eldred, Southwest and Spring Creek townships will cast votes for state senator in the 50th District, which is comprised of all of Crawford and Mercer counCountys ...

Senate seat up, candidates challenge Casey’s third term

Pennsylvania will be picking a U.S. Senator in Tuesday’s General Election. Democratic Senator Bob Casey, Pennsylvania’s senior senator, is seeking election to a third six-year term and is most seriously challenged by Republican Congressman Lou Barletta. Libertarian Dale R. Kerns, Jr., ...

Democratic candidate Boser challenges Incumbent Congressman Thompson

While it may no longer technically be the 5th Congressional District starting next year, the 15th Congressional District – of which Warren County is a part – is unlikely to look much different on election night. Incumbent Republican Congressman Glenn Thompson is seeking re-election to ...

Warren County polling places for Election Day, Tues. Nov. 6

The polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6 for this year’s General Election. Below are the various polling places throughout the county: ¯ Warren Central, Warren County Courthouse. ¯ Warren South, Seneca Building, Seneca Street. ¯ Warren North, Warren East and ...

On The Record

Eldred Twp. Burglary. Pennsylvania State Police are looking for information regarding the theft of items including a cordless drill with battery and charger and $400 in cash from a garage and vehicle on Gossville Road, Eldred Township, between 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, and noon Saturday, Oct. ...

Brief…

The 4th annual 4 Paws 4 Veterans Dinner will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Eagles Club of Warren. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. All Warren County veterans, and those who live with them, are welcome, but tickets are required. There is no charge for tickets and they ...

Builders Day

‘Risin’ on the Mississippi with glory and grace’ is a massive, man-made monument that has stood for over 50 years. The pieces of the Gateway Arch were made in Warren at Pittsburgh-Des Moines (PDM) and shipped by rail to St. Louis where it was erected. On Saturday, a small group ...

Warren man sentenced for assault and drug possession

A Warren man was sentenced for drug possession and simple assault Friday morning. Daniel D. Maines, 38, of Warren, was sentenced to an aggregate period of 40 1/2 to 117 months in a state correctional facility with credit for 198 days time served and boot camp eligibility. He was ordered ...

On The Record

Columbus Twp. Crash. State police at the Corry barracks report a driver was not injured following a one-vehicle crash on Nov. 1 at approximately 7:55 p.m. Quintin J. Javorsky, 23, of Corry was traveling west on Baker Hill Road in a 2007 Ford Explorer when he lost control of the vehicle. The ...

Frewsburg woman sentenced for St. Patrick’s Day disturbance

A Frewsburg woman recently found guilty of assault was sentenced Friday. Denise R. Whisner, 48, was found guilty at her trial on Oct. 16 of count two – simple assault, a second-degree misdemeanor; count three – resisting arrest, a second-degree misdemeanor; count four – disorderly ...

Polling locations prep for historic turnout

The polls could be busy on Tuesday. Pennsylvania’s General Election Day kicks off at 7 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m. According to Warren County Voter Registrar and Director of Elections Lisa Rivett, there is talk of historic turnout for this mid-term election. “I’m expecting a ...

Youngsville man sentenced for endangering the welfare of a child

A Youngsville man who told police he would “knuckle up” his two-year-old daughter as a form of discipline was sentenced Friday morning. Michael Ryan Andrzejeski, 28, was charged in July with endangering the welfare of a child and simple assault by Youngsville Police after Children and ...

Local Red Cross volunteers ready at a moment’s notice

Imagine a natural disaster that leaves you with no home, no possessions, no workplace, not even food or water. When disaster strikes, as it did recently when two hurricanes struck the southern states, residents in the area were left without basic needs for survival. Fortunately, there ...

‘More is better’

There were some specific areas of strength, weakness, and opportunity that came out of an after-action debriefing of this summer’s active shooter drill. “People don’t practice mass casualty on a regular basis,” Dr. Alaina Hunt of Stop the Bleed said. “That’s the whole point of ...

Gentz pleads guilty to amended charges

A Tidioute woman who entered a procedural not guilty plea for allegedly stealing prescribed pain medication from local nursing home patients pleaded guilty to amended charges Thursday. Kellie A. Gentz, 31, was charged by the Pennsylvania Attorney General last month with acquiring ...

On The Record

Warren County Liquor law violation. The Tidioute Pub, 117-119 Main St., Tidioute was fined $500 by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement on Oct. 16 for a violation on May 20. The business failed to require patrons to vacate that part of the premises habitually used for the ...

Altercation ends in harassment and disorderly conduct charges

A dispute this week at the entrance to a shopping plaza on Market Street in Conewango Township ended with a 93-year-old man being sent to the hospital and a 75-year-old man facing charges from police. Conewango Township police report that, at about 12:52 p.m., Harold Kiser, 93, of Irvine was ...