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Bickling signs with Penn State Behrend

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Warren Area High School senior Mackenzie Bickling (center) signed with Penn State Behrend to continue her academic and athletic career. Bickling, helped lead the Lady Dragons’ soccer team to the District 10 title game this past season.

Dippold signs with Gannon

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Warren Area High School senior Trenten Dippold signed with Gannon University to continue his academic and athletic career. Dippold helped lead a strong contingent of runners at the District 10 championships this past season.

Unbeaten season

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Beaty Warren Middle School’s 8th grade volleyball team wrapped up a 13-0 undefeated season recently with wins over Strong Vincent 25-8, 25-12, JS Wilson 25-12, 19-25, 15-8, and East 25-11, 25-5. They also won two tournaments and placed 3rd in another. Stats for the recent matches: Delaney ...

Flash take 1st again

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Flash 18u volleyball, featuring Warren all-state players Lydia Latimer and Lex Nyquist, took first in the Gold Bracket at the Bethany College, WV tournament, winning the championship in three sets in a match that was littered with Division 1, Division 2 and Division 3 athletes. The Flash ...

Ready to Rock and run

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In life, its often the small or seemingly inconsequential decisions that shape who we are. For Warren senior Nate Eadie, one of those moments happened in junior high. “I was in seventh grade,” he said. “I was playing football and didn’t like it anymore. I went out for cross country ...

Beyer closes career at states

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LEWISBURG, Pa. – Senior swimmer Andrew Beyer closed out his stellar career with a swim in the 200 freestyle event at the PIAA 3A Swimming Championships at Bucknell University Friday. It was Beyer’s second consecutive trip to the state meet. He swam the 200 IM in 2018. North ...

New acting ANF supervisor hails from Ottawa National Forest

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The Allegheny National Forest has a new acting forest supervisor. Federal officials said on Friday that Linda Jackson has been appointed to the post. The previous permanent forest supervisor, Sherry Tune, announced her retirement last December. At that time, Chris Cook was appointed ...

Chapman trout stocking delayed

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Construction on the dam at Chapman State Park will shelve not one – but at least two – trout stockings in 2019. The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission schedules last week stated that an April 4 stocking of rainbow and brown trout has been canceled “due to the ongoing drawdown ...

‘Out of balance’

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The Allegheny National Forest has an age demographic problem. Thanks to what amounted to widespread clearcutting in the area through the 1920s, the majority of the forest is about the same age. Warren County School District and the U.S. Forest Service would both like to see a better age ...

Knights errant

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The vote regarding the end of the Eisenhower High School baseball program never happened. At the time of the Warren County school board’s February committee meetings, there were barely enough students — nine, maybe ten — signed up to field a team, let alone satisfy the pitching needs ...

The unexpected visitor

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When I think about animals that I see during the winter, there are a lot of animals I think of — deer, chickadees, Red Foxes, even squirrels. The one animal I never think of? Opossums. For some reason, the thought of seeing a little opossum waddling through the snow with its naked little ears ...

Down the home stretch

Outdoor

Behold, the woodchuck lied. After checking a few 10-day weather forecasts, it appears that we have a few days of ice building weather, until about Thursday, then we go into a longer stretch that may allow the ice to persist for what will probably be the end of winter. We are going into the ...

Game Commission to host annual waterfowl briefing

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Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, March 15 on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and proposed federal frameworks for the 2019-20 waterfowl hunting seasons. The briefing will begin at 1 ...

Game Commission launches black bear den livestream

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What’s better than one Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife livestream? Two, of course. The Game Commission has launched its second livestream of the season – video and audio captured at a Monroe County black-bear den and streamed in real time to viewers at www.pgc.pa.gov. There’s ...

Lady Dragons seek more history in first round of state playoffs

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There are 131 Class 5A girls basketball teams in Pennsylvania. The Warren Lady Dragons are one of 32 still playing. Fresh off their second District 10 title in program history, Warren will attempt to make some more history with a state playoff win when they battle Oakland Catholic today at ...

State stocks up on Trout before season opener

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You can’t go catch them for a few weeks, but stocked trout will start hitting Warren County waterways next week. Opening day is slated for Saturday, April 13 at 8 a.m. According to the Fish and Boat Commission, roughly 3.2 million trout will be stocked in a total of 707 streams and 127 ...