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Huckabone Rd. structure fire deemed ‘complete loss’

Local News

At 4:09 p.m., Monday, December 2, first responders were called to 130 Huckabone Road, Sheffield, for a possible structure fire. While on scene, firefighters used a chainsaw to cut a hole into the roof and tore multiple pieces of siding off to ensure any flames were completely out. Debris ...

Briefs…

Local News

Candlelight Service A Candlelight Service will be held at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, at Berea Lutheran Church, at the junction of route 6 and 958. Luncheon Village Missions Country Partners, Warren Christian Women, will hold its “Holiday Blessings” luncheon on Tuesday, ...

Holiday Hot Meals sets a new record

Community

Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, along with its partner churches First Lutheran, First Presbyterian, First Methodist, and Trinity’s sister congregation St. Francis of Assisi in Youngsville, set a new bar for its Holiday Hot Meals Ministry on Thanksgiving Day. A record 361 meals went out ...

Saturday hunting opener aims to maintain younger hunters

Local News

The Pennsylvania Game Commission bucked tradition by opening its rifle deer season on Saturday this year. It was an attempt to keep younger hunters. “We’re losing hunters,” Pennsylvania Game Commission Northwest Region Information and Education Supervisor Chip Brunst said. “We ...

On The Record

Local News

Brokenstraw Township DUI Collision. At 1 a.m., Tuesday, November 19, Stephen E. Breon, 34, of Youngsville, was traveling east on Old Pittsfield Road when he allegedly lost control of his vehicle while negotiating a right curve in the roadway. Breon’s vehicle then entered the oncoming lane ...

Better off

Local News

“Because a sea lion needs help, that doesn’t mean the sea lion is weak.” At the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach, Calif., Youngsville High School graduate Colby Hollabaugh rescues sea lions that are stranded, entangled, or otherwise in need of assistance. Hollabaugh ...

The township of the goats

Local News

There’s some kind of significance behind all of our names. Whether it was a family name or our parents liked the meaning of the sound of a name, names carry significance. We hope, though, that your name means more than “goat,” (unless, of course, you’re using it as an acronym for ...

On The Record

Local News

Erie County DUI. At 2:23 a.m., Sunday, December 1, a 28-year-old male, of Youngsville, was stopped for an alleged traffic violation. The male was interviewed by Pennsylvania State Police Corry and allegedly found to be under the influence of a controlled substance. DUI and summary traffic ...

PGC investigates Facebook video of deer beaten by apparent hunters

Local News

The PA Game Commission is aware of a video, according to a post on its Facebook page, that was posted to Facebook of two males who allegedly physically assaulted a deer that appears to have already been shot. As of press time, there were over 4.8 thousand responses to the post that has ...

Sheffield Area Elementary Food Drive with whipped cream on top

Local News

In an effort to bring awareness to hunger and homelessness across the nation, Sheffield Area Elementary School’s fifth-grade class teamed up with the Kids in Need (KIN) Fund for a food drive during the school’s Hunger and Homelessness Week effort. The KIN Fund was established in 2015 ...

‘Here to educate’

Local News

Most people probably wouldn’t expect life lessons to come from young people who have barely reached their teens. Especially teens on a path that could have led to death. About a half dozen residents of the Abraxas 1 campus in Forest County spent the school day recently sharing personal ...

Briefs…

Community

Craft show The Holiday Extravaganza craft show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Days Inn of Warren. Santa will make an appearance from noon to 2 p.m. and the Enchanted Fairytale Troupe will also be in attendance. Profits from a fund-raiser will benefit Toys for Tots ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Tuesday (12-3): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am, Bingo after Lunch Wednesday (12-4): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am; Bingo after Lunch; Blood Pressures 1st Wed of the Month Thursday (12-5): Cards and Crafts; Lunch at ...

7 more dogs rescued from Pittsfield property

Local News

Paws Along The River Humane Society seized another seven dogs after serving two more warrants this week in Pittsfield Township. This is the same property that 39 dogs were rescued from on Nov. 8, according to Paws Along the River Humane Officer Karen Kolos. “We knew there were some dogs ...

Small Business Saturday: ‘One-on-one interaction’

Business

In an era of big-box stores and online shopping, Small Business Saturday is intended to help the little guy. “Small Business Saturday is a national movement intended to encourage folks to look to their local retail businesses for their holiday shopping needs as opposed to looking to the ...

County must pay back $16,000 to state

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Warren County will be required to pay back over $16,000 in ineligible expenses from the county’s federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. The agreement was approved 2-0 by Warren County Commissioners Jeff Eggleston and Ben Kafferlin on Wednesday. Commissioner Cindy Morrison ...

City of Jamestown’s property tax rate ranks 9th in western New York

Business

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — The city of Jamestown has a little way to go before it takes the top of western New York’s tax rankings. According to a recent report by the Empire Center for New York State Policy, the city’s $51.66 effective property tax rate ranks ninth in western New York behind ...