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Senior housing development plan moves forward

Community

Senior housing in downtown Warren moved a step closer to becoming a reality Wednesday. At the regular meeting of the city’s Redevelopment Authority, City Manager Nancy Freenock addressed the group regarding the property located at 231 to 237 Pennsylvania Ave. W., which is currently owned ...

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Farmers Market to St. Joe’s Rally in the Valley is bumping Farmers Market again. The event will be centered on the Mid Town lot. So, Farmers Market was told it would be heading to the PGE parking lot at Second and Market. That space is unavailable. So, Farmers Market this Saturday, Aug. ...

Planning commission talks roundabouts and more at meeting

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City Planners discussed the facade program, blighted property, and even roundabouts Wednesday morning. Commission member David Hildebrand told members of the City of Warren Planning Commission that the downtown facade program is moving forward. Members from the subcommittee - including ...

DUI Task Force targets impaired drivers, seatbelts

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DUI patrols will be out this weekend. According to Youngsville chief of police Todd Mineweaser, the Warren County DUI Task Force will have several marked and unmarked patrol cars out this weekend with high visibility of traffic enforcement throughout Warren County. The goal is to target ...

Latest Town Hall focuses on EMS, improving community narrative

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Emergency medical services issues dominated the town hall meeting held Wednesday by the Warren County Commissioners. The fourth in a string of town halls being held throughout the county, Wednesday’s session was held at the Glade Township VFD hall. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin said that ...

Get ready for Paddlefest, poker run fund-raiser

Community

Paddle Fest 2018 is coming. The educational and recreational program will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Beg Bend Outflow Recreation Area, just downstream from Kinzua Dam. Event hosts are the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Allegheny Outfitters, Youngsville Recreation ...

Jamestown man charged with intent to deliver

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A Jamestown, N.Y., man was arrested Tuesday after police found marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his car during a traffic stop. Graham Arrick Davis, 20, of Jamestown, was charged with possession with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of controlled ...

On The Record

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Warren Charged. City of Warren Police charged Kendra Powell, 28, and Burdette Thomas, 41, both of Warren, with recklessly endangering another person, tamper with of fabricate evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia after officers responded to their residence to investigate an incident ...

History of abuse

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The Rev. Salvatore P. Luzzi was pastor of St. Joseph in Warren for 15 years over parts of three decades. Over the course of more than 30 years as a teacher and priest in the Erie Diocese, Luzzi “was accused of sexual misconduct by eight male victims ranging in age from early teens to ...

Erie Diocese addresses victims

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“The Diocese of Erie will not shroud abusers in secrecy.” Bishop Lawrence Persico of the Diocese of Erie addressed victims in a news conference on Tuesday held in the wake of the release of the grand jury report. “I want to express my sorrow and apologize to the victims of sexual ...

Career Center renovations affected by land constraints

Community

The terrain surrounding Warren County Career Center is dictating some of the renovation project there. At Monday night’s meeting of the Warren County School District school board, architects Bob Englebaugh and Doug Abbatiello of HHSDR Architects presented information about the career ...

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Newton Dinner Club The Newton Dinner Club will meet for a picnic lunch at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at the former Obrok home on Sanford Road. Those attending are asked to bring a tureen to share and a donation for the food bank. Class to lunch The Warren Area High School class of 1964 ...

20 pages of wrongdoing on St. Joe’s priest Smith

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The wrongdoings of a priest who was assigned to St. Joseph in Warren for most of five years are detailed over 20 pages in the grand jury report released Tuesday. Father Thomas Smith was at St. Joseph from December of 1987 through September of 1992. In the pages devoted to Smith, the ...

On The Record

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Columbus Twp. Vandalism. Corry-based State Police are investigating an incident in which someone damaged a West Main Street, Columbus residence and a white Ford F-150 that was parked there between midnight and 7:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13. According to police, someone broke the front driver side ...

Former pastors in Kane were involved in sex ‘scandal’

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Two of the priests named in a grand jury report of sexual abuse were pastors in Kane. Rev. Joseph W. Jerge was the pastor at St. Callistus from 1970 to 1989, and served in the Erie Diocese from 1951 through 1992. Rev. Michael J. Amy was an administrator and resident at St. Callistus for ...

Second passenger dies as a result of Sunday car/tractor crash

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A second woman has died as a result of a two-vehicle crash Sunday night. Bonnie Lucia, of Russell, was a passenger in a car that crashed into a farm tractor at 9:34 p.m. Sunday on Route 957 in Sugar Grove Township. Anne Wolf, of North Warren, also died as a result of the crash. Wolf’s ...

Correction

Corrections

The Barton Schuler Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees will hold its annual picnic at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Betts Park. Call Pat Slattery, Chapter President, at (814) 726-0728 for more information.

Freak accident calls for community support

Community

Sometimes it is up to the community to decide that a freak accident should not be a determining factor of the fate of a young person’s life. Austin Hayes, an honor student in the tenth grade from Warren area High School was in a bicycle accident last Thursday night after football ...