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A bill designed to enhance state and federal cooperation on the Allegheny National Forest has been signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf. The measure was put forth by State Representative Kathy Rapp (R-65) and signed into law on July 14. According to the text of the bill, the measure permits the ...

Trauma 101 program sees strong turnout

Trauma 101 continues to be a hit. The program, part of the Systems of Care and Behavioral health Alliance of Rural Pennsylvania (BHARP) grant, was presented at Beacon Light Behavioral Health’s outpatient recovery center in North Warren on Monday. Offered last October, the program was a ...

17-year-old to be tried as adult in sexual assault case

The case of a 17-year-old male accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in Warren County has been moved from juvenile proceedings into criminal court. Following a May certification hearing in Warren County juvenile court, Dawsen D. Daley, 17, was certified as an adult in late ...

Tidioute woman facing felony weapons charges

A Warren County woman faces felony weapons charges this morning. According to the affidavit of probable cause, Tidioute Borough officers were advised Friday, July 14, by Warren County Adult Probation that a compliance check on Terri Gail Hulse, 43, of Tidioute, had been conducted by probation ...

Sheriff’s Office selling ads for safety calendar

It’s legit. Representatives from Department Calendars, a company that specializes in law enforcement fundraisers, will be soliciting local businesses for advertisements in a Warren County Sheriff’s Office Safety Calendar that’s being developed as a fundraiser for the Sheriff’s ...

Tidioute crash victim identified

Police have released the name of the Tidioute woman who died in a fatal crash Sunday. Rachel West, 36, of Tidioute, was originally identified by Pennsylvania State Police only as a 26-year-old female on Sunday. According to police, West, identified by police Monday morning as 36-years-old, was ...

Spring Creek roots run deep in Jackson family

Robert H. Jackson’s birth in 1892 marked the fourth generation of the Jackson family to call the Spring Creek homestead home. He was born in the same room as his father, William Eldred Jackson, on the settlement established by his great-grandfather, Elijah, in 1797. While Jackson’s ...

National Fuel releases flood precautions

The summer of 2017 has been a stormy one so far. National Fuel offers customers the following information should they experience flooding during the remainder of the summer storm season. ¯ If flooding has affected customers’ natural gas appliances (furnaces, hot water tanks, etc.), they ...

Crash claims life in Pittsfield Township

A Tidioute woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident on Davey Hill Road in Pittsfield Township on Sunday. According to Pennsylvania State Police, a known 26-year-old female died as a result of the crash that occurred at 3:27 p.m. Police say the crash occurred as the victim lost control of ...

Look of a ‘sociopath’

“This is a monster who attacked her and tried to cut her head off.” - Warren County District Attorney Rob Greene “It can’t be because daddy didn’t care.” That was part of the hammer that Judge Gregory Hammond dropped on Keller Wolfgang on Friday. Wolfgang, 34, was sentenced by ...

Teaming up to promote National Disability Voter Registration Week

The Warren County League of Women Voters and Warren Public Library are teaming up to present two events during National Disability Voter Registration Week. In conjunction with the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Warren County commissioners proclaimed next week National ...

Old to the new

PennDOT has approved a way to eliminate a 40-mile detour during a bridge project in Forest County. The department announced Friday that the detour for the Hunter Station Bridge replacement project is no longer expected to be needed. Contractor Mekis Construction Corporation of Fenelton came ...

Police warn about dangers, frequency of huffing

Not all drug abuse is injected, swallowed, or snorted. Huffing is the intentional breathing of toxic vapors in an attempt to become intoxicated. On Tuesday, Conewango Township Police responded to an incident in North Warren that turned out to be huffing-related. Police have not released the ...

Heart of a Wolverine

Erica Isenberg thought it was just stress. A recent graduate of Sheffield Area High School, she was in the middle of finals week. She was 19 years of age, and getting ready to finish up the classroom portion of her Practical Nursing program with Venango Tech before heading into clinicals ...

Bevevino finishes in fourth place at FBLA National Conference

John Bevevino placed fourth at the FBLA nationals earlier this month. The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference was held in Anaheim, California this year from June 29 through July 2. The event put more than 9,000 of the nation’s top-performing high school ...

Alleged car thief pleads guilty to related charges in Warren County

A Jamestown, NY man charged in New York with stealing a car had pled guilty here to associated charges as well as attempting to run away from his preliminary hearing. Travis J. Yates, 24, entered guilty pleas on two dockets before President Judge Maureen Skerda on Thursday morning during ...

Thursday’s arraignment proceedings

Pleas were entered during arraignment and change of plea proceedings on Thursday before President Judge Maureen Skerda. The following defendants entered guilty pleas: ¯ Richard Duane Kerchner, Derry, Pa., to retail theft – take merchandise and defiant trespass. ¯ Jessica Elizabeth ...

Suspect in shooting death of wife held on homicide charges

The suspect in the June 21 killing of a Chandlers Valley woman was held for court as a result of a preliminary hearing Wednesday. Matthew B. White, 34, of Chandlers Valley, was held for court on a charge of criminal homicide. White is accused of shooting his wife, Jessica Lynn White, ...

Army vets awarded medals at Commissioners meeting

Four U.S. Army veterans who served in Korea were awarded medals at Wednesday’s meeting of the Warren County commissioners. Sgt. First Class Howard Jordan (posthumously), Sgt. Jerry Westover, Cpl. William Thompson Jr., Cpl. Daniel Stroup Jr., received Ambassador for Peace Medals. Warren ...