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Sugar Grove elementary rezoning saves WCSD $53,000 annually

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The Warren County Commissioners approved a rezoning request for the former Sugar Grove Elementary School. They took the action during Wednesday’s meeting after a public hearing held on the issue. The change would alter the zoning of the former school from Residential to Business, which ...

Warren placed on U.S. bicycle route

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Route 6 through Warren County has been declared part of a U.S. Bicycle Route. The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and PennDOT made a joint announcement on Wednesday. U.S. Bicycle Route (USBR) 36 follows Pennsylvania Route Y, including 398 miles of ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Clarendon Underage Drinking/Drug Use. According to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to an underage party in the 2400 block of Farnsworth Road in Clarendon on July 6. Twenty-one underage and drug-related arrests were made. The Sheriff’s Office worked in conjunction ...

Missing Person

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A Conewango Township man has been declared missing. Sven Blumquist was last seen at approximately 1 a.m. Saturday, July 6, according to Conewango Township Police Chief Jason Peters. “New York State Police, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, and New York Forest Rangers are assisting by ...

Career camp for transitioning students

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Local students are getting an opportunity to ESCape this summer. Students with disabilities in the Warren County School District who receive Pre-Employment Transition Services were given an opportunity to spend eight days this month exploring various careers through Bollinger Enterprises. ...

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Eisenhower class of ‘78 reunion The Eisenhower High School class of 1978 40th class reunion will be held the weekend of August 17 and 18. On Friday, August 17, the class will meet at The Bucket in Sugar Grove at 5 p.m. to close. The class will meet Saturday, Aug. 18, at the AMVETS in ...

Warren woman charged with hitting, throwing toys at child

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A Warren woman has been charged with endangerment after police allege that she hit and threw toys at her child. City of Warren police were dispatched to Warren General Hospital on July 2 for a report of alleged child abuse. It was there they learned that a two-year-old child was brought to ...

19th Century Warren company inspires Vegas business

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Inside a Las Vegas business, there is advertising for Piso’s Cure for Consumption and the Ezra T. Hazeltine Company of Warren that produced and sold it. Hazeltine started selling Piso’s Cure for Consumption — tuberculosis — in Warren back in the 1860s. In 2016, a marijuana ...

Bail reduction denied for alleged sex offender

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A Youngsville man charged with raping an 8-year-old girl has had a request for bail reduction denied. Richard M. Bailey, 36, 17 Frontier Drive, remains in the Warren County Jail on $100,000 bail. The motion for bail modification was before Judge Gregory Hammond on Tuesday during a very ...

City police still investigating Warren burglary

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Crimestoppers and City of Warren Police are seeking information about a burglary. The City of Warren police department is investigating the burglary of a business in the 600 block of Lexington Ave., according to Warren County Crimestoppers. The business was forcibly entered and a loaded ...

Fire-damaged property razed

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An apartment building on East St. in Warren recently ravaged by fire is on its way down. Workers were actively demolishing the 210 East St. property on Tuesday. Terry Williams, the City of Warren’s director of codes, permitting and recreation services, said the cause of the fire was ...

Agencies targeting aggressive drivers through initiative

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), and 232 municipal police agencies are conducting a regional aggressive-driving wave as part of the national mobilization that starts today and continues through August 26, 2018. Included in the ...

‘Creative ways’

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A feasibility study that examined needed repairs at the Warren County Courthouse outlined over $900,000 in needed renovation projects. Of the total $918,200 projected cost, the biggest ticket items are $310,000 for painting, $295,000 for masonry repair and $80,000 each for slate roof repairs ...

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4th of July floats Here are the winners of the Warren County 4th of July Organization’s 71st Annual 4th of July Parade float judging, based on categories: Service: 1. Youngsville Free Methodist Church; 2. Emmanuel United Church of Christ; 3. Warren County Republican Party; Commercial: 1. ...

Convicted murderer files appeal

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Convicted Chandlers Valley murderer Matthew B. White has filed an appeal to the state Superior Court. According to online court records, a notice of appeal was filed with the court last month. White was sentenced on May 11 – the day after he was found guilty of murdering his wife, Jessica ...

Law & Order & Salaries: Prosecution vs. Defense

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The criminal justice system is adversarial by nature — the prosecution vs. the defense. And the wages of the Warren County employees in those positions — the district attorney’s office and the public defender’s office — is playing out the same way in front of the county’s Salary ...

Sheffield man charged for brandishing gun during domestic incident

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A Sheffield man has been charged with felony assault. State police were dispatched to a residence for an alleged domestic incident in which they encountered Shawn C. Clark, 35, who was in the kitchen holding a pistol. When troopers identified themselves, “Clark attempted to hide the ...

Tech savvy: Eyler does it again

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He’s done it again. Eisenhower High School graduate Caleb Eyler dominated the SkillsUSA competition again this year, advancing through both the regional and the state-level competitions to finally place first at nationals as his final act as a Warren County Career Center student. Eyler ...

State provides nearly $4 million in bridge and road improvements

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Road work, including a bridge rehabilitation project, on Route 27 near the intersection of Route 426 in Pittsfield Township will not require a detour. The multi-year project will improve 1.4 miles of the road, starting this week with milling and paving, upgrades to drainage, and improvements ...

Fiscal director suggests holding off on county debt

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Warren County is likely to wait a few months before essentially being debt free for the first time in many years. Because the savings of clearing the debt now isn’t worth the risk. Fiscal Director Eric Hern made his recommendation to the Commissioners during Monday’s work session. The ...