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On its last leg

Local News

A building at 1 West Main Street in Youngsville partially collapsed Thursday morning. “It’s an older building,” said Warren County Public Safety Director Todd Lake. “With the weather being very cold and then warming up,” according to Lake, snow and ice freezing puts pressure on ...

Defendants sentenced

Cops & Court Report

President Judge Maureen Skerda sentenced the following individuals during sentence court proceedings on Friday morning at the Warren County Courthouse: All periods of incarceration are to be served in the Warren County Jail unless otherwise specified. ¯ Benjamin M. Barney, Corry, to one ...

United Fund passes campaign goal, tops record for total amount raised

Community

The community has come through again. On Thursday, United Fund of Warren County Campaign Co-Chairs Lisa To and George Lilja placed the final heart at the top of the campaign contribution meter at the Warren Post Office. “Once again, the residents of Warren County have rallied to the cause ...

Warren County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 02/19: Center closed for Presidents’ Day Wednesday: 02/21: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 02/22: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 02/20: cards, games, lunch at ...

Sex offender has sentence upheld

Local News

A Corry man currently serving a state sentence for failing to provide accurate registration information as a sexual offender had his sentence upheld on Thursday. Richard R. Reilly was originally sentenced to county jail time in 2000 after pleading guilty to possessing child ...

Briefs…

Community

Class to lunch The Warren High School class of 1954 will meet for lunch at the Eagles Club in Warren on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 12:30. Call (814) 723-3655. ——— The Warren High School Class of 1952 is going to Perkins Restaurant for lunch at noon on Feb. 20. All classmates, spouses and ...

‘Thin’KIN’ Spring Gala March 23 for Kids In Need

Community

The Kids In Need (KIN) Community Fund helps students who are homeless or otherwise need support. An event sponsored by ERIEBANK and the Rouse Estate will help the KIN Fund help children in Warren County School District. The ‘Thin’KIN’ Spring’ Gala will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. ...

One pleads guilty, nine not guilty at arraignment

Local News

One defendant pleaded guilty, nine pled not guilty and a bench warrant was to be issued for another during arraignment proceedings on Thursday at the Warren County Courthouse. Andrea P. Robbins, Jamestown, NY, pled guilty to retail theft, false identification to law enforcement and receiving ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Warren Drug Possession. According to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, a known 16-year old male, Warren, wash charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana following a search at Warren Area High School on February 15. Conewango Twp. Criminal Mischief. According to Conewango ...

Briefs…

Local News Briefs

Class lunch The Warren High School class of 1956 will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Perkins in Warren. ——— The Youngsville High School classes of 1964 and 1965 will have their class luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the American Legion in Youngsville. Spouses and all ...

With respect to Gerry…

Local News

It’s truly an irony of American history that we have a signer of the Declaration of Independence to blame for the birth of gerrymandering. Elbridge Gerry of Massachusetts was one of the signers of both the Declaration and the Articles of Confederation. He refused to sign the Constitution ...

Human Services Director retiring effective March 2

Local News

The county’s Human Services Director has announced her retirement. A press release provided by County Commissioner Jeff Eggleston on Wednesday announced that Mary Kushner will retire effective March 2. “After 33 years of continued service to Forest and Warren County, Human Services ...

VA office invites veterans to ask about their benefits

Local News

The Warren County Veterans Affairs office handles a lot of questions about who is eligible for what benefits. “Am I entitled to any VA benefits?” and “Are my parents entitled to any VA benefits?” are the key ones, Warren County VA Director Ed Burris said. The easy answer is to find ...

Chorus groups add unique twist to Valentine’s Day celebrations

Local News

Romance was in the air on Wednesday. The Conewango Clippers and the Chautauqua Shores serenaded sweethearts around the county in celebration of Valentines Day. Cindy Zingone was the subject of one of the Clippers’ stops Wednesday morning. Shortly before 9 a.m., she was called into her ...

Congressman Thompson visits Hospice House in visit to Warren

Local News

Congressman Glenn Thompson visited the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Residence in Warren on Friday, Feb. 9, the eighth anniversary of the residence opening its doors to the community and its first patient. His visit included a tour and review of the special purpose the residence holds for Warren ...

Four plead guilty at preliminary hearings

Local News

Four pleaded guilty and charges were withdrawn against three defendants during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Joseph P. Morehead, Youngsville, to possession of drug paraphernalia. A count of marijuana – ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Warren Harassment. According to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, a known 17-year old male has been charged with harassment following a physical altercation at Warren Area High School on February 9. Harassment. According to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, a known 16-year old male ...

Briefs…

Local News Briefs

Youngsville marching band The Youngsville Marching Eagles will be performing their winter concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the YHS auditorium; they will be performing at the Jamestown Jackals basketball game on Feb. 24 at halftime and then they will be performing with the other Warren ...

Striking a chord

Local News

Sometimes, you say something and it takes on a life of its own. “Gee, my back hurts really bad.” That is not such an unusual thing for a person to say, but it may be less common from a sixth-grader. When gymnast Sydney Weissinger said it in October, it “struck a chord” with one of ...

Deadline looms for redistricting effort

Local News

While the end result of the ongoing fight over Pennsylvania’s Congressional maps remains up in the air, the proposal that Gov. Tom Wolf rejected on Tuesday would not have impacted Warren County. The entirety of Warren County is currently part of the 5th Congressional District. While the ...