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50 sub 50

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How fast can you name all 50 states? Or better yet, how fast could you run a marathon (26.22 miles) in each of the 50 states (1,311 miles!)? That is precisely what Warren-native and Edinboro University Health and Phys. Ed professor Jim Roberts, Ph.D., intends to achieve when he completes ...

Interest in facade program sparks talks of additional funding

Business

An attempt to entice downtown businesses to invest in their facades might require additional funding beyond the original $50,000 allocated. And that’s because interest might exceed the initial funding supply. City Planner David Hildebrand told the City of Warren Redevelopment Authority ...

City planners approve new wireless zone ordinance

Local News

The City of Warren Planning Commission signed off on changes to the zoning ordinance that govern wireless communication facilities in the city. Proposed language states that the Federal Communications Commission back in September adopted a ruling and order “to reduce the local and state ...

RDA buckles down on blight

Local News

Now that the City of Warren’s blighted property process is back up and running, the Redevelopment Authority – and city staff – have work to do. Four specific properties were discussed by the authority on Wednesday. Terry Williams, director of codes, permitting and recreation ...

On The Record

Local News

Conewango Twp. Theft. Conewango Township police report Brian J. Plaatje, of Gerry, N.Y. was charged with one misdemeanor count of retail theft. Plaatje is accused of taking two Douglas tires from a retail store in North Warren on Jan. 3 at approximately 3:25 p.m. The tires are valued at ...

Students learn from students in parenting class at WAHS

Local News

What better way for a student in a parenting class to experience a little bit of what it’s like to have children than to bring little ones to the class? On Wednesday, second graders in Carrie Salapek’s class at Warren Area Elementary Center visited Family Consumer Science teacher Jamie ...

Stokes found guilty of drug charges in court Tuesday

Local News

A Warren man was found guilty of possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine during a jury trial held on Tuesday at the Warren County Courthouse. Randy D. Stokes, 4797 Jackson Run Road, was found guilty of charges including possession with intent to deliver, four counts of criminal ...

Imagine Dragon

Local News

Some Dragons are working on importing a dragon. The Warren Area High School student council is working on a class gift — a nine-foot tall, 1,300-pound metal dragon. With the renovations of the school complete, the council wanted to put a dragon outside, according to Advisor Tiffany ...

Briefs…

Community

WPSU Penn State Emmy Award Peggy Morgan, chair of the board of representatives for WPSU Penn State, is pictured holding the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award for Overall Station Excellence presented to WPSU Penn State at the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Emmy awards celebration in October. The Mid-Atlantic ...

Shreve hearing details charges

Local News

An Ashville, NY man who faces charges of attempted homicide for a Dec. 22 stabbing was held four court after a lengthy preliminary hearing on Wednesday. According to the affidavit of probable cause, Pennsylvania State Police troopers were dispatched at 1:36 a.m. on Dec. 22 to a report of a ...

LIHEAP services available as cold temps approach

Local News

With temperatures in the teens and single digits in the weather forecast, National Fuel is reminding local residents that help is available to keep your home warm. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is open, according to information provided by National ...

Kindergarten sign-up begins January 28th

Education

The time is fast approaching to start almost five-year-old children on their educational journey. Parents and guardians of those budding intellectuals should also take note of upcoming changes related to the age requirements for beginning students. Warren Area Elementary Center Principal ...

2019-2020 WCSD calendar

Local News

For the 2019-2020 school year, the first day of school for students will be Wednesday, Aug. 28. The last day will be Friday, June 5, 2020, unless circumstances require an extension. The school board approved the proposed calendar at its regular meeting Monday night. There is only one ...

Done deal

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It took a while, but Allegheny Valley Elementary School now belongs to Clarendon Borough. At Monday night’s meeting, the school board unanimously approved articles of agreement already signed by Borough Mayor Tom Eaton and Borough Council President Paul Pascuzzi. The agreement calls for ...

WCSD saves on bond debt

Local News

When the Warren County School District board voted in October to refinance $10 million in bond debt, it was with the hopes that it could save at least $50,000. Mission accomplished. On Monday, the board learned that the refinancing, handled by PFM Financial Advisors, saved the district ...

On The Record

Local News

Warren Theft. City of Warren police report Danielle Johnson, 25, of Warren was charged with theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception following an investigation into a theft from an employer that was reported on Nov. 2. Public drunkenness. City of Warren police report Jamie Nielsen, ...

Monday plea hearings

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Three guilty pleas were entered during change of plea proceedings on Monday before Judge Gregory Hammond at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Blakelan K. Dale, Russell, to simple assault. A count of harassment was not prosecuted. ¯ Brandon M. ...

Congressman G.T. Thompson renews ANF property rights bill

Local News

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Congressman Glenn Thompson (R-15) has for the third consecutive Congress introduced a bill that is intended to “ensure further protections for private property owners and energy producers in the Allegheny National Forest (to) have access ...