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The township of the goats

Local News

There’s some kind of significance behind all of our names. Whether it was a family name or our parents liked the meaning of the sound of a name, names carry significance. We hope, though, that your name means more than “goat,” (unless, of course, you’re using it as an acronym for ...

On The Record

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Erie County DUI. At 2:23 a.m., Sunday, December 1, a 28-year-old male, of Youngsville, was stopped for an alleged traffic violation. The male was interviewed by Pennsylvania State Police Corry and allegedly found to be under the influence of a controlled substance. DUI and summary traffic ...

PGC investigates Facebook video of deer beaten by apparent hunters

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The PA Game Commission is aware of a video, according to a post on its Facebook page, that was posted to Facebook of two males who allegedly physically assaulted a deer that appears to have already been shot. As of press time, there were over 4.8 thousand responses to the post that has ...

Sheffield Area Elementary Food Drive with whipped cream on top

Local News

In an effort to bring awareness to hunger and homelessness across the nation, Sheffield Area Elementary School’s fifth-grade class teamed up with the Kids in Need (KIN) Fund for a food drive during the school’s Hunger and Homelessness Week effort. The KIN Fund was established in 2015 ...

‘Here to educate’

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Most people probably wouldn’t expect life lessons to come from young people who have barely reached their teens. Especially teens on a path that could have led to death. About a half dozen residents of the Abraxas 1 campus in Forest County spent the school day recently sharing personal ...

Briefs…

Community

Craft show The Holiday Extravaganza craft show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Days Inn of Warren. Santa will make an appearance from noon to 2 p.m. and the Enchanted Fairytale Troupe will also be in attendance. Profits from a fund-raiser will benefit Toys for Tots ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Tuesday (12-3): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am, Bingo after Lunch Wednesday (12-4): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am; Bingo after Lunch; Blood Pressures 1st Wed of the Month Thursday (12-5): Cards and Crafts; Lunch at ...

7 more dogs rescued from Pittsfield property

Local News

Paws Along The River Humane Society seized another seven dogs after serving two more warrants this week in Pittsfield Township. This is the same property that 39 dogs were rescued from on Nov. 8, according to Paws Along the River Humane Officer Karen Kolos. “We knew there were some dogs ...

Small Business Saturday: ‘One-on-one interaction’

Business

In an era of big-box stores and online shopping, Small Business Saturday is intended to help the little guy. “Small Business Saturday is a national movement intended to encourage folks to look to their local retail businesses for their holiday shopping needs as opposed to looking to the ...

County must pay back $16,000 to state

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Warren County will be required to pay back over $16,000 in ineligible expenses from the county’s federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. The agreement was approved 2-0 by Warren County Commissioners Jeff Eggleston and Ben Kafferlin on Wednesday. Commissioner Cindy Morrison ...

City of Jamestown’s property tax rate ranks 9th in western New York

Business

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — The city of Jamestown has a little way to go before it takes the top of western New York’s tax rankings. According to a recent report by the Empire Center for New York State Policy, the city’s $51.66 effective property tax rate ranks ninth in western New York behind ...

Merry and Bright

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Warren County Historical Society. Since 1999, the Warren Garden Club has helped prepare the historical society for the holidays — in particular the Christmas Open House. “The Warren Garden Club has received several awards from the ...

PennDOT declares Paint the Plow best

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Winners have been announced in PennDOT’s “Paint the Plow” competition in Warren and Forest counties. The program “promotes winter driving safety and fosters appreciation for high school art programs and student creativity,” PennDOT said in a Wednesday statement. Eisenhower High ...

Warren County jobless rate falls slightly

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The unemployment rate fell in Warren County to a seasonally-adjusted 4.9 percent in October. That’s a .6 percent increase from September and a .9 percent increase from the 4.0 percent rate in October 2018. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Center for Workforce ...

On The Record

Local News

District Court - E. Warren County Harassment. Jacqueline J. Beck, 58, of Warren, was charged with harassment/physical contact on Wednesday, November 27, by Pennsylvania State Police Warren.

2020 Fishing licenses open Dec.1

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Just in time for the holiday season, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is excited to announced Tuesday that 2020 fishing licenses go on sale beginning Sunday, Dec. 1. The price of an annual resident fishing license this year is still $22.90. Multi-year options are also ...