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One held for court

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Charges were withdrawn against two while a third was held for court during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. Daria L. Wenzel, Youngsville, was held for court. Wenzel faces charges of DUI: General impairment/incapable of safe driving – fourth offense, ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Warren Cited. Richard McWilliams, 78, Warren was cited for a Stop Sign Violation following a 2-vehicle accident at Conewango & Jefferson on January 1. Cited. Shane Craday, 23, Youngsville was cited for a Stop Sign Violation following a 2-vehicle accident at Main/Harmer on January ...

Briefs…

Local News Briefs

Class lunch The Class of WHS Class of 1959 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Perkins Restaurant. Perkins is handicap accessible. As always guests and spouses are always welcome. Warren County Wonders Congratulations to the winners for the January page for our ...

Weighty decision

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The Warren County School District may soon update and upgrade its weight rooms. The curriculum, instruction, and technology committee discussed proposed weight room equipment at Monday’s meeting and eventually moved a recommendation on to the full board for action. There are four ...

School employees get trauma training

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Warren County School District employees got some trauma training this month. Forest-Warren Mental Wellness Association worked with the WCSD to provide training to district employees and faculty on the effects of trauma on students in the academic setting. Presented by Lakeside’s NeuroLogic ...

Catholic Schools Week celebrated at St. Joe’s

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It’s Catholic Schools Week and students at St. Joseph Catholic School have already kicked off their celebration. “St. Joseph Catholic School has much to celebrate during this year’s Catholic Schools Week,” Principal Nancy Warner said. “There are many benefits to Catholic Schools, ...

Briefs

Local News Briefs

Chicken and biscuits dinner The Chandler’s Valley Community Center will host a chicken and biscuits fundraiser dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Cost is a donation and the event will be held at the community center, 9250 Jackson Run Road. Bridge results Results of ...

DUI Patrol

Local News Briefs

The Warren County DUI Task Force will be dispatching roving patrol units all weekend around the county. Law enforcement asks that citizens of the county celebrate Super Bowl weekend safely and to not drive after drinking.

Correction

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An article regarding QPR training that ran Tuesday, Jan. 30, incorrectly stated that Kari Swanson approached the WCSD about training in QPR. The district put Swanson through the training along with staff members Mary Ann Mead, Erika Alm, Olivia Zawacki, and Laura Bierbower, who are all training ...

Board appreciation

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On the night when they were given gifts of appreciation for their efforts, the members of the Warren County School Board met for four hours. “Normally, during January we do board director recognition month,” Superintendent Amy Stewart said. “All of our board members serve as volunteers ...

School board continues to look at reform

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Changes to elementary art, music, and library programs in Warren County are coming, but the school board is looking at some options. For months, the board has heard proposed changes that would support education reform at all levels. The members and administrators have also been hearing from ...

Unemployment climbs to 5.3 percent in Dec.

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The unemployment rate rose in Warren County to a seasonally-adjusted 5.3 percent in December. That’s a .2 percent increase from November and a .4 percent increase from December 2016. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Center for Workforce Information and Analysis released ...

DEP seeking help from private sector to plug dangerous wells

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The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) seeks private sector partnership to plug dangerous wells. According to a Tuesday news release, the DEP is reaching out to those in the private sector to become “good samaritans” and participate in a program to cap dangerous abandoned oil ...

Briefs…

Local News Briefs

Route 6 ‘Do 6’ awards The PA Route 6 Alliance wants to recognize six innovators, movers, and initiatives along the Heritage Corridor that made a difference in 2017 and is now taking nominations for the “Do 6” Awards to be presented at the Annual Meeting in May. The awards are ...

Redistricting fight hits home

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The Warren County Commissioners will be considering a resolution calling for an independent commission to draw legislative districts in the Commonwealth. Phyllis Wright with the League of Women Voters asked the commissioners to consider a resolution that would call for the independent ...

‘Question, Persuade, Refer’ can save during mental health crisis

Community

“It’s like CPR for mental health.” That’s how Kari Swanson describes the QPR method of handling mental health crises. If you know the process, she explained, you can save a life. The acronym QPR stands for Question, Persuade, Refer. And following those three steps, said Swanson, are ...