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Appeal to Nature

Outdoor

A permit reauthorization for treated coal ash disposal at the Warren Generating Station site dominated discussion at Wednesday’s Warren County Commissioners meeting. And the commissioners are pushing for a public hearing on the matter. The permit application was filed through the ...

Change agents

Outdoor

Several members of the community spoke to the commissioners about the permit application regarding the Warren Generating Station. John Able raised the alarm about oversight of the discharge into the Allegheny River changing DEP programs. He alleged that will change what’s processed, ...

Trails at Jakes Rocks: Destination, Warren

Outdoor

The Trails at Jakes Rocks have made it to the big time. The mountain bike trail system was recently ranked at the top of VisitPA’s list of ‘Heart-Pumping Mountain Bike Trails.’ VisitPA is the official tourism website of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic ...

Junior high cross country

Local Sports

From left, Hugh Harrison (21st), Eliza Brook (21st), Hailey Peterson (22nd) and Ellie Yeager (23rd) competed for Warren at the junior cross country District Invitational at Union City. The girls finished fourth overall and the boys 9th out of 31 total teams. For Eisenhower, Joseph Mistretta ...

School Board meeting confronts participation decline

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There are two junior high wrestling programs in Warren County School District that failed to reach the required participation numbers. At the end of the online signup period, the Sheffield and Youngsville programs were in the red — not in the probationary yellow range of 8 or 9, nor ...

Youngsville powers past RG for first round playoff victory

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ROCKY GROVE, Pa. - “The line was open all night.” That’s what Youngsville volleyball coach Vicky Montecalvo had been stressing to her team as they squared off against Rocky Grove in the first round of the District 10 Class 1A playoffs Tuesday. With the Eagles leading 24-14 in the ...

Peak Foliage

Outdoor

Leaves in the region continue to be near peak fall foliage. DCNR Cornplanter District Forester Cecile Stelter discussed leaf colors with the City of Warren Street Landscape Committee on Tuesday. Stelter said that the area has peaked in color “or is in the middle of that.” She said the ...

The surprising life of the Oil Beetle

Outdoor

My children and their friends spotted some strange insects at Audubon the other day. They were dark steely blue, shining in the grass. Their bulbous round abdomens looked awkward compared to their skinny heads and thoraxes. These beetles crawled in an ungainly fashion through the grass, looking ...

Lady Knights roll past Kennedy Catholic, into District 10 semis

Local Sports

ERIE, Pa. – Early-game jitters for the Eisenhower girls soccer team against Kennedy Catholic gave way to a party-like atmosphere by the time the clock reached all zeros. That’s what happens when you score 10 goals in a playoff game. The Lady Knights looked every bit the part of a ...

State hunters should take precautions against Triple-E

Outdoor

With a rare mosquito-transmitted virus documented in Pennsylvania this year, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is encouraging hunters and others who spend time outdoors to take precautions against mosquito bites and report to the agency any dead or strange-acting wild animals they believe to ...

Tidioute rallies past Sheffield

Local Sports

Tidioute bested Sheffield in five sets on Tuesday, 14-25, 24-26, 25-21, 25-22, 15-11, rallying from a 2-0 deficit. Leading the winners were Kelsey Nuttall (3 kills, 11 digs), Shelby Proctor (1 ace, 4 kills, 1 block, 1 assist, 23 digs), Nakiesha Krouse (1 ace, 17 kills, 3 assists, 11 digs), ...

Penn’s Park’s report released, Chapman Park meeting set

Outdoor

After two years of public input, the Penn’s Parks for All preliminary report has been released. The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources released the report, part of a strategic planning process, on Friday. “Thousands commented on what they like, dislike, and ...

Knights’ season comes to an end at hands of Blue Devils

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For all intents and purposes, Eisenhower boys soccer outplayed Sharpsville in nearly every facet of the game Monday night. Unfortunately for the Knights, the Blue Devils had the lead where it mattered most. On the scoreboard. Noah Flaherty opened the scoring and Brayden Fry tacked on a ...

Sheffield volleyball tops Brockway

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BROCKWAY, Pa. – Sheffield volleyball went on the road and swept visiting Brockway on Monday, 25-22, 25-21, 25-6. “They found their energy in the third set,” said Sheffield coach Melissa Lemay. “Marissa (Grubbs) served us from point 6 to point 20 with eight aces. Megan (Johnson) did a ...

New ticket app for D-10 playoffs

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Tickets for District 10 football, volleyball and soccer can be purchased through GoFan at gofan.co/PIAAD10. On Tuesday, the Eisenhower girls soccer team and Youngsville volleyball are in action against Kennedy Catholic and Rocky Grove, respectively. Wednesday features both the Warren ...

Cross country runners have final tune-up in NWPA meet

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FAIRVIEW, Pa. – Eisenhower, Warren, and Youngsville had their final tune-up before the District 10 cross country championships on Saturday, competing at the Northwest PA Invitational at Fairview. There was a trio of top 10 finishers, led by Eisenhower’s Ethan Kellogg and Alex Hummel, who ...

Playoff primer: Warren County teams poised for success

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It was a successful regular season for many Warren County athletic programs, and now they turn their attention to the postseason, with visions of the ultimate goal of a District 10 title. Things officially get underway today, with the Eisenhower boys soccer team hosting Sharpsville in a ...