Local News

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 ...

Pennsylvania set for 50th spring gobbler hunt

The approach of spring gobbler season has Pennsylvania hunters eager to get back out in the woods. This year’s spring gobbler hunt will be the state’s 50th. Properly licensed junior hunters and mentored youth can head out on Saturday, April 21 to participate in Pennsylvania’s annual ...

GOP scholarship winners

Three Warren County students were awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Warren County Republican Committee during the committee’s spring dinner held on Friday at the Conewango Club. Awarded were, from left, Derek Knapp (Warren Area High School), Adam Irwin (Warren Area High School) and Paige ...

Meeting of the minds

How can mental health services be better delivered in the county? That’s the question organizers of the county’s Human Services Summit hope to answer. An event, scheduled for April 29 to May 2, seeks to bring together service providers and families to have open and productive ...

PGC recognized for use of Geographic Information System

The Pennsylvania Game Commission was selected as a 2018 Special Achievement in Geographic Information System award recipient in recognition for the outstanding work by its agency staff. Agency staff included Jeremy Diehl, Steve Ferreri, Dan Jones, Paul Lupo, Mark Niessner and Thomas ...

Family Services announces new mission, vision statements

Empowerment is key. That’s what Family Services of Warren County Executive Director Mike Philhower said is the emphasis of the agency’s new mission and vision statements, developed as part of the National Council For Behavioral Health’s National Learning Collaborative, in which it’s ...

Annual Spring Fling Fashion Show & Luncheon May 7 at Woman’s Club

Annual Spring Fling Fashion Show & Luncheon at Woman’s Club of Warren Warren Woman’s Club’s Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon is the perfect antidote to Mother Nature slowly taking her time to bring in spring. The Spring Fling Fashion Show & Luncheon will be held on Monday, May 7, ...

Calling all gardeners: ‘Cabin Fever’ April 21 at library

Calling all gardeners to the Penn State Extension Master Gardener’s Cabin Fever program at the Warren Public Library, Slater Room, April 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. The program for the day will be Garden Journals, the Perennial Border and Pollinator Gardens. Kristine Whitaker will present a ...

‘Credibly accused’

A former City of Warren Catholic priest is among a list released by the Erie Diocese on Friday of priests who are no longer allowed to engage in public ministry or represent themselves as priests. The diocese listed 51 priests and other employees and volunteers, living and dead, who had been ...

Well-stocked: Delivering fish in advance of trout season

Several thousand trout were added to Warren County waters on Friday. In advance of the opening day of mentored youth trout season — which opens Saturday, April 7 — and regular trout season — Saturday, April 14 — the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission held stocking in Farnsworth ...

Warren man given concurrent state sentence for hindering apprehension

A Warren man who helped an attempted murderer flee Warren has received a concurrent state prison presence. President Judge Maureen Skerda handed down the sentence on Friday during sentencing proceedings against Robert Donald Leo Clever II, who is currently serving a state prison sentence on ...

Hampton hits Top 25 for Best Service

There are over 50,000 hotels throughout the United States. And the Warren Hampton Inn & Suites has landed in the top 25 for Best Service in the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards. Number 17 to be exact. To say that the award was unexpected would be an ...

Congressman makes several stops in Warren

Congressman Glenn Thompson visited Warren County on Friday, making several stops. “It’s been a good day,” Thompson said. In the morning, he met with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) preparers at the Sheffield Hospitality Center. “I got to hear from the volunteers,” ...