Sports

The year that was

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It’s often said “a picture is worth a thousand words.” We’ve written tens of thousands of words about Warren County athletes during the 2018-19 athletic year, so we thought we’d take a moment and let the pictures speak for themselves. Certainly, this photo collection doesn’t ...

Thinking about catfish

Outdoor

Just gave up working in the backyard with the temperature rising through the mid-80s and the sun shining bright. It is summer, time for catfishing. After fetching a cold mug of Coke with a squirt of lime, it is in the backyard again, this time relaxing in a folding chair. Yes, indeed, it is ...

Steelies win again

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OBERLIN, Ohio – Another day, another solid pitching performance from a Warren pitcher for the Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects. Friday was Nick Hussey’s turn to keep the Steelies in the game until the offense came alive. They did just that in the fifth inning, when they turned a 1-run game ...

Summer vacation

Outdoor

As a child, summer vacation meant no classrooms and often, no walls. The world was like a blank book, open to a page where you could write that day’s adventure as you lived it. I remember bike rides down to the creek, bike convoys down to the tennis courts, or magical lands created around the ...

Shooting range permits now available at issuing agents

Outdoor

Pennsylvania Game Commission shooting range permits can now be purchased at any license issuing agent, as well as online. Previously, the permits were available online, with those buying permits printing them at home. Permits were only available for physical purchase at the Game ...

Funding will extend Trails at Jakes Rocks

Outdoor

The Trails at Jakes Rocks keep growing. An additional $100,000 has been allocated for the project from the Allegheny Regional Commission. This funding is intended to connect the current trail system with a parking area near the Kinzua Dam. Jim Decker, President and CEO of the Warren ...

Wild and scenic Allegheny

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Warren is fortunate in having the Allegheny River serenely flowing through its midst. And a full 87 miles of the middle portion of this river from the dam south are part of the National Wild and Scenic River System — the seven miles from the Kinzua Dam to the Glade Bridge, the 48 miles from ...

3 of 5 campgrounds on reservoir reopened Friday

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The USDA Forest Service announced Friday that the Allegheny National Forest completed routine maintenance and hazard abatement on three of five temporarily-closed boat accessible campgrounds on the Allegheny Reservoir. Hooks Brook, Morrison, and Pine Grove campgrounds reopened on ...

Grosch throws no-hitter; Steelies win pair

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CLEVELAND – Warren pitchers dominated the first day of the Brownlee Showcase Tournament in Cleveland as the Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects picked up a pair of wins. Mitch Grosch fired a no-hitter in a 4-0 win over the Brownlee Lookouts to open the day, and Ryan Rafalski threw a complete game ...

The ANF’s YCC knocks back invasive knotweed

Outdoor

Cutting down invasive plants may not be the most glamorous work, but it’s good for native species. The Allegheny National Forest’s Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) got together Thursday along Brokenstraw Creek to knock back some Japanese knotweed as a habitat improvement project. The ...

Regulators top Power

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JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – The Southern Tier Regulators used a balanced offensive attack to top the Full Circuit Power, 6-3, at Diethrick Park Wednesday. No Regulators player had more than one run scored or one RBI. Three hitters, including Warren’s Lance Baldensperger, recorded two hits in the ...

Warrenstock

Outdoor

Author Michele Jennae is credited with the quote, “Music is about more than connecting notes. It connects people.” Her words seem to encapsulate the idea behind a growing tradition in Warren. Warrenstock 2019 will be held on Tuesday, July 2, starting at 5 p.m. More than 30 local ...

Kinzua Queens put together terrific season

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The Kinzua Soccer Club is Warren County’s travel soccer organization that coordinates youth travel soccer centralized in North Warren, PA. Affiliated with PA West US Soccer Association, Kinzua focuses on player development. One of Kinzua’s teams, the U12 Kinzua girls travel soccer team, ...

Warren Bocce Group rolls into Betts Park Sunday – Thursday

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A sport that may have originated in ancient times with rocks is still around and just about any evening you can find a group of people taking part in it at Betts Park. Better yet, anyone is welcome to join in. The Warren Bocce Group typically meets at about 6:30 on evenings when the ...

Kinzua wins league championship

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The Kinzua 12U boys soccer team captured the 2019 Southern Tier Travel Soccer League championship with a 2-1 overtime win over Southwestern Saturday. Southwestern advanced with a win over top-seeded Randolph in the semifinals, while Kinzua grabbed a 1-0 win over Enchanted Mountain to punch its ...

WCCD receives education grant

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A grant is going to help landowners who need some help with erosion control and pollution prevention. The Warren County Conservation District received a $2,000 grant for an education project. “Conservation district staff will use this grant funding for an adult education program,” ...

Regulators roll to The Sports Yard tourney title

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Southern Tier Regulators were unstoppable this weekend. Playing in The Sports Yard Tournament in Syracuse, the Regulators went 4-0, outscoring their opponents 41-5 to capture the tournament title. The Warren trio of Lance Baldensperger, Austyn Cummings and Aidan ...

Steelies fall in semis at Commonwealth Classic

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LEXINGTON, Va. – The Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects advance to the semifinals of the Commonwealth Classic on Sunday, before falling in a back-and-forth affair with the Canes North 17U in the semifinals. The top eight teams advanced to the playoffs, which were single elimination. ...

Dribble Kings go undefeated

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The Dribble Kings 13u AAU team went undefeated this weekend in impressive fashion. This loaded team is comprised of players from Erie, Jamestown, and Warren’s Tommy Nyquist and Braylon Barnes.