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Knappenberger pleads guilty to homicide attempt

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A Warren man charged with attempted homicide after he started fires at both exits from an occupied house in Sugar Grove Township has entered a guilty plea. Jackson K. Knappenberger, 25, originally faced seven counts of criminal attempt — homicide; seven counts of criminal attempt — ...

Voices carry

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It was standing-room-only at the Allegheny Community Center in Warren on Thursday as people gathered to tell stories of their inability to connect to the outside world from either their phones or computers. Their stories were heard by government officials promoting state legislation ...

Who’ll stop the rain? Youngsville ponders flooding problem

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You might want to grab a pair of rain boots the next time you go through Youngsville after a rainstorm. Amanda Frederick, Resource Conservationist for the Warren County Conservation District, came to Youngsville Borough Wednesday, August 14, to talk about what a watershed is and some ways ...

Ceremony marks completion of Chapman rehab project

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The rehabilitation of the dam at Chapman State Park is complete. Park officials and employees, volunteers and visitors, and state-level officials attended a dedication ceremony Thursday afternoon. “We’re very excited at DCNR (Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural ...

On The Record

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Columbus Twp. Burglary. Between 7 a.m. Monday, June 17, and 5:27 a.m. Monday, July 22, someone allegedly entered a 51-year-old male’s residence on Parker Road and removed an orange 18-inch Stihl Chainsaw, $200 value, and a red 14-inch Craftsmand Chainsaw, $75 value. The case remains under ...

‘Missed by many’

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Jeremiah ‘Jerry’ Borden was a life-long resident of Sheffield. He was a funeral director for 55 years. He was elected Warren County coroner in 1993 and held that post until his death on Saturday. For more than 50 years, Borden was a member of the Sheffield Volunteer Fire ...

MCRC offers adventure on the Allegheny River

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Sixteen-year-old Ineza Arian was the first of a group of 19 to launch her kayak into the Allegheny River on Wednesday. She went first because she was a “ little nervous,” but anxious to try kayaking for the first time. Her reaction after the trip — “It was great.” Arian was ...

On The Record

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Warren Aggravated Assault. Zakhary Damron, 23, Warren, was charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, harassment, and disorderly conduct on Aug. 10 after officers were called to a local convenience store for an alleged ...

The Dragon has landed at Warren Area High School

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The new mascot in front of Warren Area High School traveled far to come to its new home. In the nine months since Student Council President Stephen Ashbaugh first contacted Namfon Suktawee of scrap-metal-art-thailand.com on Dec. 12, 2018, about creating a mascot for the school, the dragon ...

Briefs…

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Class lunch The Warren High School Class of 1952 will meet at the Peppermill for lunch on Tuesday, August 20 at 11:30 a.m. All classmates and spouses/significant others are invited. Allegheny Outdoor Club On Saturday, Aug. 17, Allegheny Outdoor Club will be hiking in Chestnut Ridge Park, ...

State Supreme Court suspends Shreve’s license

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A former Warren County solicitor has had his license temporarily suspended by the state Supreme Court. The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania made the announcement in a Wednesday press release. “By order of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania dated August 14, 2019, ...

Cochranton homicide suspect in custody

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A Cochranton man wanted for questioning in a double homicide occurring this weekend in Crawford County has been captured. According to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office (Florida) Facebook page on Wednesday afternoon, “Jack Elijah Turner, the subject being sought in connection with a ...

Rain or shine

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Ideally, the Warren County picnic would be held outside. Due to a light, but consistent, rain Tuesday morning, the annual event for county employees was held indoors this year. The food was served out of the commissioners conference room. People gathered wherever. And the cornhole games ...

Youngsville assault suspect surrenders

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A man sought Monday by Pennsylvania State Police for allegedly assaulting a Youngsville woman with a glass vase and threatening her with a gun and a knife is in custody. Police said Tuesday morning, Adam L. Smith, 34, of Youngsville, turned himself in. According to the affidavit of ...

Briefs…

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Art After Five The next fundraising Art After Five, sponsored by Mark and Pat Evans and Mary Anne Harp, at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute will be a week from Wednesday on August 21. For $10, attendees will enjoy food and drink, music, and the opportunity to view the current Ned Smith ...

State Supreme Court rules in favor of DUI arrest procedure shift

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A Pennsylvania Superior Court ruling has changed how police address DUI suspects and how prosecutors subsequently handle those cases. At issue is whether DUI defendants are informed that there are consequences for refusing to submit to a blood or breath to determine blood alcohol content, ...

PennDOT crews to restrict four Warren County roads

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Lanes on four Warren County roadways may be restricted as PennDOT crews work to preserve four metal pipe culverts in the county. PennDOT said on Tuesday that work started on Monday at Miller Hill Road just north of 957 in Farmington Township. One additional culvert – on Rt. 957 near ...