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YMCA will open Friday with new restrictions

Community

The Warren YMCA will open Friday. Hours at the Warren branch will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday in June with no Saturday hours and no after-hours programs. The Youngsville branch will be open from 7 a.m. to noon and 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday in June. It will also ...

Crawford County Fair has been canceled for 2020

Community

The Crawford County Fair will not take place this year. In a news release, Crawford County Fair Association Board members said they have spent the past several weeks gathering information from expert sources, soliciting feedback from stakeholders and consulting with our many partners in ...

Warren County remains at 3 positive COVID-19 cases

Community

Warren County remains at three positive COVID-19 cases, according to information released Wednesday by Warren General Hospital officials. Warren General Hospital and Warren Medical Group will maintain all COVID-19 precautions, including screening and masking of all who enter the hospital, ...

National Questions?

Local News

Four Pennsylvania counties have filed an amicus brief in support of a group of businesses — including two from Warren County — that have challenged Gov. Tom Wolf’s business closure order all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The case was brought by five entities, including the ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Central Warren County - District Justice Raymond Zydonik Disorderly conduct. Darryl R. Wurst, 58, Clarendon, was charged by Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police on May 15 with disorderly conduct — unreasonable noise, harassment, public drunkenness and intoxicated pedestrian causing ...

Sheffield senior places in ‘Voice of Democracy’ contest

Local News

Carter O’Donnell was Warren County’s Voice of Democracy. O’Donnell, a senior at Sheffield Area High School, entered the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy essay program. This year’s theme was What Makes America Great. Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie, and Chevrolet ...

Sheffield man seeking post-sentence relief

Local News

A former Sheffield man imprisoned for decades after he threatened various Warren County court officials, is looking for post-sentence relief. Jeremy C. Hoden, 30, is currently serving a sentence of 35 years and six months to 70 years at State Correctional Institution Phoenix, in Montgomery ...

Task Force predominant meeting item

Local News

Setting up a Broadband Task Force was the predominant item during Tuesday’s Warren County Commissioners work session. While the commissioners had previously discussed the scope of the task force, Tuesday’s focus was who would sit on the board. They settled on the following: ...

City of Warren Municipal Building reopens to the public

Local News

The City of Warren Municipal Building has reopened to the public. Closed for the last couple months in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, City Manager Nancy Freenock said the facility was reopened on Tuesday “but visitors are required to wear masks.” While the city building is open ...

No new COVID-19 cases reported in county

Local News

As of midnight Monday, Warren County has no new COVID-19 cases and 343 negative tests for the coronavirus. Warren County still has three cases listed as active. The Pennsylvania Health Department released the information Monday morning. Statewide, there are 451 additional positive ...

Personal protective equipment for pollworker bill proceeds

Local News

Legislation proposed by state Sen. Michele Brooks, R-Crawford, Erie, Mercer and Warren counties, to provide personal protective equipment to poll workers is making its way through the Pennsylvania state Legislature. Brooks introduced Senate Bill 1140 in mid-April to require the state ...

Owlett, Rapp co-sponsor religious freedom bill

Local News

Legislation has been introduced in the Pennsylvania House to clarify the right to observe one’s religion during a state of emergency. State Assemblywoman Kathy Rapp, R-Warren County, is one of several co-sponsors of legislation to amend Pennsylvania’s Religious Freedom Protection Act, ...

Police, regulators target businesses flouting Wolf shutdown

Coronavirus

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police and state regulators are cracking down on a handful of Pennsylvania businesses that are supposed to remain shut down during the pandemic but have instead thrown open their doors. Small business owners have protested Gov. Tom Wolf’s closure of ...

State preps short-term budget

Coronavirus

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state government began advancing a temporary, no-new-taxes budget plan Tuesday that maintains current spending levels while budget makers watch to see how badly coronavirus-related shutdowns damage tax collections and whether the federal government sends ...

Warren celebrates subdued holiday

Local News

There was no official Warren County Memorial Day service, but there were observances all over the county. In Sugar Grove, the AMVETS and the American Legion worked together to sponsor an event held in the memorial park. One of the community’s most decorated veterans, who had spoken at ...

Warren Little League cancels 2020 season

Coronavirus

The Warren County Youth Baseball Association was looking to take a big step forward in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has thwarted that effort. “It was a very hard decision but our Board of Directors has determined that it is necessary to cancel our 2020 Little League season,” the WCYBSA ...

Warren man left early to enlist

Local News

Old men start wars, young men die in them. And the term “killed in action” has become pretty sanitized. We don’t often see, feel or hear, though, the ramifications of what that term can actually mean. But we know what happened to Arthur C. Pickett. And it’s fairly ...

Warren Little League cancels 2020 season

Coronavirus

The Warren County Youth Baseball Association was looking to take a big step forward in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has thwarted that effort. “It was a very hard decision but our Board of Directors has determined that it is necessary to cancel our 2020 Little League season,” the WCYBSA ...