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Laboratory of terror returns to Sheffield

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Brains in a jar? Skeletons hanging from the ceiling? Murderous kids? In Sheffield, look no further than Sheldon’s Terror Lab — which has become an annual chilling haunt. The recently-retired Ken Sheldon has been creating a haunted house in his garage and carport area at 4 Mill ...

Five more named in ongoing Catholic Church investigation

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Five additional names have been released by the Diocese of Erie in the ongoing investigation into sexual misconduct in the Catholic church. In a Monday statement, the Diocese said that the names were added to the Public Disclosure List, which indicates that the individuals added are ...

On The Record

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Warren County The Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested Paul Haller, 46, of Tidioute for failure to appear for criminal calendar call issued on Oct. 15. Haller was placed in Warren County jail awaiting further direction from the Court of Common Pleas. Brokenstraw Twp. Crash. According ...

‘One of those 3’

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Like any new recruit, Frank ‘Butch’ Lucia’s experience at basic training included plenty of physical training, getting up early in the morning, getting used to unpleasant conditions, and becoming accustomed to following orders. But, in the evenings, he and his comrades in Air Force ...

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Cops & Court Report

Pittsfield Twp. Crash. The driver involved in a one-vehicle rollover crash at 7:44 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, on Davey Hill Road in Pittsfield Township was reportedly not injured. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Pamela A. Hendricks, 55, of Tidioute, was driving south on Davey Hill Road when ...

Antiques Study Club meets at Ruff Acres

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The Warren Antiques Study Club met on Monday, Oct. 22, at Ruff Acres Antiques. Tim Robbins, the owner of the shop, gave a presentation on Hard-Paste Porcelain. Club members had the opportunity to learn the difference between the three types of porcelain: hard paste, soft paste, and bone ...

‘You gotta have faith’

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Francis ‘Butch’ Lucia flew all over the Pacific during World War II. His planes carried supplies, wounded men, released prisoners, and, at times, bombs. He had close calls. His plane made an emergency landing in a rice paddy. He was moments away from being on the ground when an enemy ...

Before flying off to war

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When Butch Lucia was growing up in the west end of Warren, he had several things on his mind... baseball, catching crabs in the river and selling them, pitching nickels, and war. "Back in the forties, a bunch of us boys played ball for the West End All-Stars," Lucia, now 93, and living in ...

‘Cell contact’ may have saved boaters’ lives

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Time was of the essence when two boaters found themselves standing on the bottom of their tipped over boat in the Allegheny River Saturday morning. According to Glade Volunteer Fire Department First Assistant Chief Doug McClain, two men from Pittsburgh were in the county to do some duck ...

County markets properties on list for delinquency

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Properties in the county’s repository don’t do anybody any good. So county officials are looking at a new way to market the properties that have fallen into the repository for non-payment of property taxes. The previous repository list would include the municipality, the owner on the ...

United Refining ups security measures

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A nationwide bomb scare is having repercussions in Warren. United Refining Company has reportedly heightened security measures as a precaution. “United is taking extra measures in light of recent incidents in the country,” City of Warren Police Chief Brandon Deppen said. Following an ...

Briefs…

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Street closing Oak Street in the City of Warren will be closed from Lexington Ave. to Pool St. on Monday in order to repair a utility cut. End of Alzheimer’s Walk Recently, approximately 100 people walked for the End of Alzheimer’s Disease and raised nearly $20,000 to further research ...

County senior center schedule

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Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (10-29): game day, cards at 10 am, lunch at 11:45; Trash & Treasure bingo after lunch Wednesday (10-31): cards, exercise at11:30 am, lunch at 11:45 am, bingo after lunch Thursday (11-1): crafts at 9:30 am, cards, lunch at 11:45 am, ...

Ringing for a Century

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First United Methodist Church is looking to update a musical instrument. A big one. The carillon — that’s the tower bells and the keyboard that operates it — at the church is 90 years old. It works, but it needs work. Removing the instrument is not an option. “The bells are ...

D.A.R.E. to return

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The DARE program will be returning next calendar year to all of Warren County School District. According to Warren County Sheriff Ken Klakamp, his office will bring the anti-drug and violence program to Eisenhower, Sheffield, and Youngsville schools. The Sheriff’s Office will coordinate ...

Local Self-Help Meetings:

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Alcoholics Anonymous Call 866-839-3401 Sunday Warren • Unity Group (O-SPK-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 8 p.m. Monday Warren • Monday-Wednesday-Friday (O-D-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Center, 207 Second Ave., noon. • K.I.S.S. Group (O-D-HA), ...

‘Woofington’ board picks site for dog park

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It’s been a few years in the works but plans to transform a grassy area into more of what some might call a barking lot are coming to fruition. The board of directors of Woofington Dog Park — yes, Woofington — have selected a site for the park they have been working to create for ...

Not business as usual: new Forest Service chief visits Allegheny

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The Chief of the United States Forest Service made her first formal visit to a national forest on Friday, and it was the Allegheny. Chief Vicki Christiansen and Congressman Glenn Thompson met with stakeholders and had a formal press conference Friday at the Allegheny National Forest ...

Warren High students cut loose with karaoke

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Karaoke club is not for the faint of heart... nor the negative. On Wednesday, a group of about 25 students met for a half-hour in Sandy Fehlman’s room at Warren Area High School and belted out a wide variety of songs. Sometimes, if the song was more sedate and the singer was ...

Captured fugitive linked to meth ring

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A wanted Jamestown, N.Y. man who was captured by the FBI in Warren County earlier this week after sending two schools into lockout is the latest person named in a local methamphetamine conspiracy ring. The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced that a federal grand jury had ...