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Snowmobile trails get upgrade

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Three trails in the Allegheny National Forest Snowmobile System have been improved thanks to a grant from DCNR. The Tionesta Valley Snowmobile Club received a DCNR (Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources) grant to improve recreational trails throughout the county. The ...

Three enter guilty pleas

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Three defendants entered guilty pleas during plea court proceedings held on Monday before Judge Gregory Hammond. ¯ Phillip I. Franks, III, Tidioute, to operating a vehicle without valid inspection, violation of use of certificate of inspection, driving under suspension, driving without a ...

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Warren DUI. City of Warren reported that Thomas Buchanan, 56, Warren, was charged with DUI, DUI – refusal and driving while suspended following an incident that occurred on Nov. 12. Kathy Campbell, 59, Warren, was charged with permitting violation – DUI and permitting a driver who was ...

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Outdoor Club On Sunday, Jan. 14, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike or ski at Economite Road in Tidioute. Participants will meet at Musante Street in Warren at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call Greg Burkett at (814) 723-4989. ReStore donations Habitat for Humanity of Warren County’s ...

Talking trash

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Warren County generated 36,618 tons of municipal solid waste in 2014 at a rate of 4.90 pounds per person per day. And county officials have been working through an update to a plan on how to dispose and recycle all of it. Warren County has completed a Solid Waste Plan and released the ...

Rapp will seek re-election

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State Representative Kathy Rapp will seek re-election. Rapp announced her plans to seek the Republican nomination for re-election in Pennsylvania’s 65th Legislative District Friday. The district includes Warren County, Forest County with the exception of Jenks and Barnett Townships, seven ...

WCSD sets May 25 as replacement day

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That there was no school on Friday means there will be school on Friday, May 25. The forecasted high in Warren was 7 degrees. The projected low was 1 degree. With a wind chill dipping under 20-below zero, conditions were right for calling off school in the Warren County School District. The ...

CJAB discusses county’s jail population

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The Warren County Criminal Justice Advisory Board opened the year with a conversation about jail population. According to Warren County Jail Warden Jon Collins, the jail population as of Thursday, Jan. 4 was 100 inmates, 74 male, 26 female. Of those, Collins said, 39 were incarcerated for ...

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Mead Twp. DUI. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Lacy Anne Honey, 35, of Warren was charged with DUI following a traffic stop on December 26 at 5:57 p.m. Police say Honey was suspected to be under the influence of marijuana at the time of the stop, and that Honey admitted to smoking ...

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WAEC PTO Broom Sale The Warren Area Elementary Center Parent Teacher Organization will be selling brooms through Jan. 12. Anyone interested can call Michelle Peters at the WAEC office, (814) 723-9061. Checks can be mailed to the school and money is due by Friday, Jan. 12. For more information ...

‘It’s a catastrophe’

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There were tearful thank-yous and shouts of joy when the power finally came back on in a small restaurant in Puerto Rico. Shawn Castro of Warren was deployed to Puerto Rico by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in response to the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Castro’s day job with the ...

Judge nixes Warren man’s motion for reconsideration

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A Warren man facing at least 100 months in state prison after a string of crimes, including aggravated assault stemming from a domestic violence incident, had a motion for reconsideration denied on Friday. Nathan S. Nulph was sentenced by President Judge Maureen Skerda last month. The most ...

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Sheffield Megan’s Law Violation. Axel Johnson, 55, of Sheffield, was charged by Pennsylvania state police on Dec. 29 for failing to register his vehicle according to the requirements for Megan’s Law registrants. Johnson was placed in the Warren County Jail. Freehold Twp. Crash. ...

NWS issues wind chill warning

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If the Christmas song is to be believed, Jack Frost likes to nip your nose. In the next couple days, he’s looking for the whole thing. The State College office of the National Weather Service have issued with a wind chill warning and a winter weather advisory. The winter weather ...

WAEC students raise over $400 for their peers with pajama day

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Students raised over $400 for their fellows and had some fun doing it. Warren Area Elementary Center held a pajama day fundraiser on Dec. 22. “Students who wished to do so came to school in their pajamas,” Principal Jennifer Hobbs said. “Though it was not a requirement, all students ...

Boy Scouts seek district executive

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With the retirement of Ernie Crawford from the post of Boy Scouts of America Chief Cornplanter Council District Executive, there is a void in the hierarchy. The council leadership hopes to find someone soon, but there is no time line set. District executive is one of the few paid positions ...

County will focus on recycling access

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Efforts to improve recycling access throughout the county will be on the radar in 2018. Commissioner Jeff Eggleston said most would acknowledge that “we’re not recycling as much as we could be.” He said the goal moving into the year is to determine what isn’t being recycled and ...