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Corry man taken to hospital after house explodes

Local News

A Corry man was life-flighted on Thursday after an explosion destroyed a McKean County residence. Kane-based Pennsylvania State Police said on Friday that the Fire Marshal conducted an investigation “into an explosion which destroyed a two-story wood frame residential dwelling” on ...

Make-A-Wish seeking Warren County volunteers

Community

Make-A-Wish is looking for volunteers in Warren County. “Children who are living with critical illnesses need the power of a wish,” a statement from the regional Make-A-Wish office explains. “Make-A-Wish needs local residents to make it happen by volunteering their time and compassion ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Warren Accident. Chester Ciukaj, 22, Youngsville, was cited for Careless Driving following a single-vehicle accident on Ludlow Street on July 30. Hit and Run. Paul Simmons, 58, Silver Creek, N.Y., was cited for Hit and Run, Failure to Notify Police, and Disregard Traffic Lane, following a ...

Briefs…

Community

Farmer’s Market The Farmer’s Market usually located at the Midtown Lot on Saturday mornings will be moved to the Pennsylvania General Energy parking lot in Warren for Saturday, Aug. 18. Class lunch The WHS class of 1959 will meet for lunch at Huey’s in Youngsville at 12:30 p.m. ...

Candidate for Lt. Gov. stumps at fairgrounds

Local News

Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial race is heating up. The accusations are starting to fly. The vitriol is ratcheting to new heights in the build to the November general election. Republican lieutenant governor candidate Jeff Bartos was at the Warren County Fair on Wednesday, meeting voters, ...

August is the time to enjoy the garden

Community

I love August. The list of garden tasks for April and May doesn’t apply anymore. The planting of containers and the installation of new perennials in June and July are over. As the calendar turns, summer perennials are fading and the early fall perennials are taking center stage. My ...

Cut to the chase: Woodsmen show off at Fair

Local News

Thursday was a bad day to be a piece of wood at the Warren County Fair. Contestants from around the county competed in the various races during the 2018 Woodsman Contest at the Warren County Fair. Log rolling, two-man saw cutting, The “Jack and Jill” (co-ed cutting) race, crosscutting, ...

Indivisible Warren PA meets

Community

Indivisible Warren PA held its regular bi-monthly meeting Thursday, July 26. The group welcomed Jane Dunshie of the League of Women Voters Warren PA. Jane explained that the LWV was established in 1920 and has been an activist, grassroots organization whose leaders believe that voters should ...

Eggleston honored with CCAP award

Local News

Commissioner Jeff Eggleston has been awarded the Outstanding County Commissioner of the Year Award by the County Commissioner’s Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP). The announcement was made at this week’s CCAP annual conference held in Adams County. “The County Commissioners Association ...

K-9 Fund growing with two major contributions

Community

$10,000 contributions from each of two members of the Community Foundation of Warren County — the Conarro Family Fund and DeFrees Family Memorial Fund — went into the K-9 Fund being administered by the Foundation for the benefit of the K-9 Officer Program. The Conarro Family Fund and the ...

PennDOT gains approval for Route 62 Roadside Enhancement Project

Local News

The Bradford District Ranger, Rich Hatfield, has approved the State Route 62 Roadside Enhancement Project. This project allows for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to remove hazard trees and clear trees along approximately two miles of PennDOT’s right-of-way on ...

‘We are truly free…’

Community

The Warren County Fair is a pretty festive place. But a portion of the Fair took on a more serious tone for a bit on Wednesday afternoon as some time was set aside to honor our county’s veterans. Several local dignitaries spoke and the Civil Air Patrol presented a Missing Man table — ...

Elk Township Historical Society open house Saturday

Community

Elk Township Historical Society will hold an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Museum and Community Center located at the four corners in Scandia. Children have always been an important part of community life in Elk Township. In the 1830s, there were 12 schools listed in ...

Four plead guilty in County central court

Local News

During Warren County central court proceedings on Wednesday before District Justice Ray Zydonik, four defendants entered guilty pleas and a charge against another was re-categorized. ¯ Trevor S. Menteer, 39, of Ludlow, entered a guilty plea to theft — property lost. A count of theft by ...

The Return of the C.A.R. Pool

Community

There’s a pool. It’s in the City of Warren. It sits essentially at the base of Oak Street on the east side. The city owns it. The YMCA manages it. But what is it called? That depends on whether you want the official name or the former official name, which seems to be what long-time ...

County doe licenses are selling out fast

Local News

Antlerless deer licenses for Warren County are going, going, gone. Pennsylvania Game Commission doe license sales started June 18 for landowners, armed forces, and disabled veterans. Sales were opened up to all Pennsylvania residents on July 9. There were initially 60,000 licenses — ...

City road closures expected overnight Thursday

Local News

Major road closures in the city are to be expected overnight on Thursday. According to Superintendent of Public Works Joe Reinke, the Hickory Street Bridge, as well as well as Pennsylvania Ave. from Liberty to Hickory Streets, will be shut down starting 11 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9. They are ...