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Sheffield man charged for brandishing gun during domestic incident

Local News

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

Local News

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

Community

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

Local News

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 ...

Missing Conewango Township man

Local News

A Conewango Township man has been declared missing. Sven Blumquist was last seen on Saturday, July 6, at approximately 1 a.m., 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 ...

Top Gun

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A Warren County adult probation officer has earned Top Gun honors. Officer Aaron Mocny completed the Pennsylvania Firearm Education and Training Commission’s 92nd Basic Firearms Training Academy in June. He was among 23 officers from across the state to participate in the two-week program ...

Drive the line: Gas prices varying wildly from state to state

Local News

Motorists hitting the road to celebrate the July 4 holiday were feeling a bit more pinched than last year, shelling out an average of $2.90 per gallon according to GasBuddy. 2018’s prices were the highest Independence Day prices since 2014, when the national average hit $3.66 per gallon, ...

Snap first, edit later

Community

The Warren-Forest Higher Education Council recently held a Film and Video Camp for students in grades five through eight. Students learned how to use tripods to shoot steady footage, explore perspective, angles, and composition, and pan and zoom effectively, according to teacher Ron ...

‘The Cliffs’

Local News

Shhhh. It’s a secret. A few miles from where I grew up in Lander, there is a 60-to-80-feet-deep gorge that winds its way through the woods with a slow running creek at the bottom. Actually, it’s more of a crick. No wider than a local street and ankle deep. Once in a while you may come ...

Banishing blight

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One more blighted property in Warren County is about to be resolved. Judge Gregory Hammond on Friday granted a petition by the Warren County Redevelopment Authority to appoint the RDA as conservator for the property at 4582 US 6 in Sheffield. That means that the RDA, represented in court by ...

Y’ville man charged with endangering 2-year-old

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A Youngsville man was charged with child endangerment and assault Friday. Michael Ryan Andrzejeski, 28, was the subject of a Forest-Warren Children and Youth investigation earlier this year, according to Youngsville Chief of Police Todd Mineweaser. CYS contacted police to report suspected ...

Chapman State Park presents: Backpacking 101

Local News

It’s time again for the annual “Introduction to Backpacking” program through Chapman State Park. Park Environmental Education Specialist Jennifer Moore said that the program is always well-attended, but this is the third year that it’s been offered and their goal is to see as many new ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Southwest Twp. Crash. According to Warren-based state police, on July 2 at approximately 4:31 p.m., Jeff Rutherford, 52, of Williamsburg, Va., was traveling north on Route 27 in a 2014 Ford F150 when he encountered an area of highway where heavy rain caused standing water on the road. ...

The ball is rolling

Local News

It’s getting easier to help fund the next Warren County K-9 Officer. The Community Foundation provided an establishing grant of $10,000 in June to get the ball rolling on the new K-9 Fund. Other donations have been coming in. On Tuesday, Warren County Crime Stoppers contributed $500 to the ...

2 plead guilty at prelims

Cops & Court Report

Two defendants pleaded guilty and charges were withdrawn against two others during preliminary hearings held this week at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Timothy A. McMillen, Warren, to possession of drug paraphernalia. A count of possession of ...

Jamestown man seeking to have Warren County charges dismissed

Local News

A Jamestown, N.Y. man charged in connection with over a dozen arsons – 12 in Jamestown and another in Butler – is seeking to have charges in Warren County dismissed. Jonathan Hardy Young, 21, faces charges in two states as a result of a crime spree in early 2017. The Jamestown ...

Now’s the time to purchase ‘18-19 hunting license

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If you haven’t yet purchased your 2018-19 Pennsylvania hunting license, now is the time. The new license year began July 1, so only 2018-19 licenses are valid when hunting or using Game Commission shooting ranges. The sale of 2018-19 antlerless deer licenses is about to begin, and only ...