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No public threat from Sunday fire near URC

Local News

A brush fire near United Refining Company on Sunday posed no threat to the public. According to City of Warren Fire Department Chief Sam Pascuzzi, the fire burnt itself out after a short period of time. “We were dispatched for a brush fire through 911 calls by various observers,” ...

Study shows number of fatal crashes up in Warren County

Local News

Fatalities were down state-wide, but up for Warren County. On Monday, PennDOT released a study of 2017 traffic fatalities in the state. There were 1,137 traffic fatalities in the state. That is the lowest number in recent history. Statistics from the department’s website go back to ...

Feasibility study goes to County Commissioners

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The Warren County Commissioners are now in possession of a feasibility study outlining over $900,000 in renovation projects for the Warren County Courthouse. 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 ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Warren Cited. According to City of Warren Police, Charlie Bullock, 94, Sheffield was cited for Driving while Suspended or Revoked and Driving an Unregistered Vehicle following a two vehicle accident at Market/Fifth on April 5. Cited. According to City of Warren Police, Clarissa Kuhn, 37, ...

Briefs…

Local News Briefs

Bridge scores Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Bill Massa came in first with Audrey Cable in second. At the Woman’s Club Thursday afternoon, Nan Cashman and Linda Jensen were first and second. Connie Michell was first at the library Thursday evening with Bill Massa and ...

Warren Lions Club assisting with formation of Youngsville Lions Club

Community

The Warren Lions Club is assisting Youngsville community members in starting a Youngsville Lions Club, and will be holding an informative talk this week for any who may be interested in Lions Club involvement. The presentation will be held in the new wine tasting room at Huey’s Place!, 12 ...

Hefty estimate

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The rust and peeling paint are clearly visible. It’s no secret that the roof has been leaking. But the Warren County Courthouse is one of the most iconic structures and the Warren County Commissioners have commissioned a study to serve as the first step in a process to make all the needed ...

Police investigating pair of vehicle thefts

Local News

City of Warren Police are investigating a pair of vehicle thefts that occurred over the weekend. According to police, the first incident occurred in the area of Frank St. The stolen vehicle was a red in color, 2000 Dodge Dakota pickup and the theft took place between the hours 9:00 p.m. ...

‘Maintenance drugs’ remain hot-button issue in recovery

Community

This is the second in a periodical series of recovery options in Warren County. No recovery program is one size fits all, and no one uses only one method to successfully recover. Successful recovery from addiction requires wise choices in resources, and the ability to share information between ...

Paint the Plow program expanding to include more schools

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is inviting high school students in the northwest region of the state to participate in the Paint the Plow art outreach. The program challenges teens to take a pre-determined safety theme and incorporate it into an original mural that ...

Briefs…

Local News Briefs

Spring Rummage Sale The Clarendon Trinity United Methodist Church will hold its spring rummage sale on April 27 from 9 to 4 and April 28 from 9 to noon, sponsored by the Trinity Women. Class lunch The Class of 1957, of Warren High School, will have a luncheon on Saturday, April 21, at ...

Can we support it?

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The decision by City of Warren staff to pursue the development of a hotel at the base of Liberty Street wasn’t a decision made in isolation. A hotel market feasibility study was conducted by Core Distinction Group, LLC. “This document is written in a format that highlights key ...

Experience, Inc.

Community

Experience, Inc., has been serving area seniors for 50 years. Established on April 1, 1968, Experience Inc., now Warren’s Area Agency on Aging, began as a nonprofit agency before becoming the AAA for our region, said Executive Director Danell Sowers. The mission though, she said, has always ...

Local Self-Help Meetings:

Community

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), ...

Spring salamander migrations

Community

When most people think of spring they usually think of spring flowers appearing and birds flying back from their winter vacations. Sure, flowers and birds are sure signs that spring is on its way, but do you know what always tells me spring is here? Salamanders. Growing up I spent my summers ...

A Fond Farewell

Community

The Selective Service Act passed on May 18, 1917, and all men age 21 to 30 were required to register with local draft boards. As the war continued, the age for registration went up to 45. Overall, 24,234,021 men registered for the draft, and inductees comprised 66 percent of those who ...

The ‘Challenge’ of teen driving accepted

Local News

Three local students had a lucky Friday the 13th. Laura Lucks, from Warren, Cole Foust, from Sheffield, and Cody Geiger, from Youngsville, took home first-, second-, and third-place trophies, respectively, from this year’s Warren County Teen Driver Challenge. The event, coordinated by ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Mead Twp. Car Theft. According to Pennsylvania State Police, someone took a green 1988 Jeep Wrangler belonging to Ricky Prosen, of Sheffield, from the parking lot of a repair garage in Weldbank. The vehicle was then abandoned along Main Street in Sheffield. Anyone with information is asked to ...

Conservation camp dates

Community

It is time once again to announce the Warren County Conservation District’s summer camp schedule. Youth Conservation Camp (YCC) is a 12-hour day camp running from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on June 19 through 21 for students in grades 7 through 9. “This camp focuses on the philosophy of Learning ...