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Russell-Akeley Life

Early in the Twentieth Century, prior to the time automobiles became commonplace in the late 1920s and early 1930s, street railways (trolleys) and interurban lines were an important mode of transportation both within and between communities. So it was in Warren County. The Warren Street Railway ...

Elmer Haight

Elmer D. Haight, 87, of Youngsville, PA, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Warren Manor. A complete obituary will be announced through the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Youngsville, when available.

Bees, birds, butterflies & flowers

Yesterday while I was eating breakfast I observed some hummingbirds visiting the flowers on my Rose of Sharon bush. They flitted from flower to flower probably gathering nectar. There are plenty of flowers in my yard to keep all of the critters happy. I gave up feeding birds when a bear ...

Judge Skerda withdraws Hampton Inn tax appeal

President Judge Maureen Skerda has permitted the withdraw of an appeal regarding the property tax assessment of the Hampton Inn in North Warren. An ongoing appeal between the owner, McGraw J LLC, and the county’s Board of Assessment Appeals was back in court on Wednesday during civil ...

Habitat for Humanity seeks to unite family with Clarendon home

Warren County Habitat for Humanity is looking for a family in need of a home. The organization is working on a project in Clarendon. “Unfortunately, the partner family we had selected was not able to complete the requirements set by Habitat so we had to move forward with finding a new ...

Crews working multiple power outages

A power outage affecting over 6,000 customers in the Warren area could result in outages that last several hours. "A circuit breaker, much like a breaker in your house or apartment, failed in one of our major substations in the Warren area at about 2:10 p.m. this afternoon," Scott Surgeoner, ...

Pleasant Church recognized for helping children around the world

Pleasant Community Church has been a drop-off location for Operation Christmas Child for more than 15 years, including being a central drop-off for 10. In recognition of its faithful service, Operation Christmas Child of Northwestern Pennsylvania recognized the church and the local ...

Thanks to cooperative prep, WCSD off to a good start

There are always hiccups on the first day of school, but, in general, Warren County School District’s 2018-2019 school year started well. “The first day of school has a certain set of ‘knowns’,” Superintendent Amy Stewart said. “Students are busy managing new school supplies, ...

Livestrong support group lives well beyond 12-week program

The Livestrong program has been going strong since 2012. So has the program’s third cohort; the group of a dozen or so who meets every single month, and has been doing so since they met for the first time in 2014. Livestrong is a program offered at the Warren YMCA that offers a free 12 ...

Funeral Service

Josephine Fasenmyer A Mass of Christian Burial for Josephine A. “Josie” Fasenmyer, 93, of Warren, PA, who passed away on August 14, 2018, was conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, Warren, PA, with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating, ...

Freak accident calls for community support

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 ...

Summer sports

It’s the Superbowl... of the Warren County Fair. Lance Fiscus’ team was the winner of this year’s Warren County Fair Stock Car Superbowl. This was Fiscus’ second year in a row winning the Superbowl. He and his team came in second two years ago. Fiscus said he’s been ...

Look to the trees

With thousands of trees under the City of Warren’s care, it is important that more than one person be qualified to care for them. In addition to the city’s official tree tenders, Arborist Joe Reinke and Planner David Hildebrand, several members of the city street landscape committee ...

Peter Elofson

Peter C. Elofson, 65, of Frewsburg, NY, passed away peacefully at 5:15 AM Thursday, July 26th 2018 in Hospice of Buffalo Cheektowaga NY, after a courageous 2 year battle with mantle cell lymphoma. Peter was a lifelong area resident, born August 12, 1952 to the late Carl L. “Jim” Elofson ...

Abraxas Escapees in ANF

Two juveniles have escaped from Abraxas according to Marienville state police. On Sunday at around 5 p.m., a 17-year-old white male and a 15-year-old black male "unlawfully departed the premises of the Abraxas 1 facility and entered the Allegheny National Forest headed in a northwest ...

Funeral Service

Donald Fileger A funeral service for Donald L. Fileger, Sr., 71, of Clarendon, PA., who died Thursday, July 19, 2018 was conducted Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. with Rev. Collins Fyock, Pastor of the Brown Hill Wesleyan Methodist Church, ...

Landscape Committee planning new trails and features

The Warren Street Landscape Committee is moving down the path to the creation of a Crescent Park trail and healing garden. The committee heard from Dave Sobina of RW Larson on Tuesday regarding the planning for the project. “The feature extends from Hickory Street Bridge the whole way ...

St. Clair and Hickory Intersection Shut Down

The intersection of East St. Clair St. and Crescent Park coming off the Hickory Street Bridge coming away from the city will be closed down all day Wednesday for paving. Traffic will need to utilize Wayne Street to get to St. Clair before the railroad tracks. The intersection will reopen late ...

Donald L. Fileger, Sr.

Donald L. Fileger, Sr., 71, of Clarendon, PA., died Thursday afternoon, July 19, 2018, at Select Specialty Hospital, Erie, PA., after an extended illness. He was born December 17, 1946, in Warren, PA. Don was the son of Leon Ray and Daisy Bailey Fileger. He was a longtime resident of ...