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EIP report not concluded, offers foresight

It’s not a crystal ball but it will definitely provide some guidance. The final report won’t be ready until the end of the year but the City of Warren has received some insight into their fiscal forecast through the state’s Early Intervention Program. Representatives from the ...

Route 6 west delay near Youngsville

A fallen tree is holding up traffic on Route 6 between Irvine and Youngsville. Traffic is building up in westbound lanes only. The tree does not impact eastbound traffic, but does stretch across both westbound lanes. PennDOT was at the scene addressing the problem around 2 p.m. Updates will ...

Update: WCSD lockout ended; suspect in custody

Update: the Warren County School District announced just after 1 p.m. that it had "received word that the suspect is now in custody" and all schools will be released from their lockout status. Schools in the northern and western attendance areas in the Warren County School District are on a ...

Trump agrees to FBI probe of Kavanaugh, bows to Flake, Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reversing course, President Donald Trump bowed to Democrats’ demands Friday for a deeper FBI investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after Republican Sen. Jeff Flake balked at voting for confirmation without it — a sudden turn that left Senate approval ...

Ash mortality close to 100 percent, salvage unlikely

There is unrest in the forest. There is trouble with the trees. Ash trees on the Allegheny National Forest represent a resource potentially worth millions of dollars to Warren County School District and local municipalities. That resource is dying... quickly. The ash trees on the ...

Warren RDA is Ready for more

The City of Warren Redevelopment Authority has moved through the conservatorship process with a property and is ready for more. On Wednesday, the RDA heard a report on the property at 908-910 Pennsylvania Ave. E. “You own that property,” Director of Codes, Permitting, and Recreation ...

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 ...