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Pittsfield Twp. One-vehicle collision. At 9:59 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1, a 16-year-old male, of Pittsfield, was traveling northbound on State Route 27 when he attempted to negotiate a left turn allegedly at a speed too great for the conditions. The 16-year-old lost control of the vehicle, which ...

Youngsville traffic stop leads to drug arrest

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A traffic stop for a burned out light resulted in the seizure of over 12 grams of methamphetamine over the weekend in Youngsville Borough. The result is that two men — Matthew B. Vanarsdale, 31, Rixford, Pa., and Devin C. Adams, 18, Youngsville — were arrested and charged, with both ...

Kiser charged for latest drug offenses

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A former Warren County teacher faces an additional slate of drug-related offenses. Matthew R.Kiser, 44, was charged by City of Warren police on Monday for offenses that occurred on Dec. 3. Police reported that a witness came to the department and told police that Kiser may have ...

National Fuel projects cost increase

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National Fuel is predicting an increase in a typical monthly gas bill of a little less than 4 percent for next winter (2020/2021). National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation submitted its required annual Purchased Gas Cost projection for gas purchases to the Pennsylvania Public Utility ...

Holiday heroes

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Members of the Warren County Junior Fire & EMS Explorer Post 0911 admitted they were content to greet people and supply them with paperwork on Monday... As opposed to using the skills they practice on a regular basis. Haiden Ristau, Hunter Seelinger and Alex Huffman greeted potential ...

Briefs…

Community

Class breakfast The Warren Area High School class of 1969 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, at Richard’s Restaurant in Youngsville. Agency closing The Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunities Council will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s Day ...

‘First Lap of Relay for Life 2020’ on Jan. 4

Community

Did you make a resolution to get moving more in 2020? Maybe your plan for the new year involves taking part in a worthy cause. The good news is you don’t have to wait long, and you can kill two birds with one stone. Relay for Life of Warren County will hold the group’s inaugural ...

Local Hampton Inn taxes reassessed

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Property owners who feel their property taxes are out of line may file for an appeal. The Warren County Board of Assessment Appeals hears those appeals. Typically, but not always, the applicant explains to the board members why the assessment is too high. In October, the board heard an ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Pittsfield Twp. Forgery/Theft. Nadean Lynea Jones, 30, of Youngsville, was charged with three counts of forgery unauthorized act in writing and three counts of theft by unlawful taking moveable property on Monday, Dec. 30, by Warren County Detectives.

Warren pair charged for over 4 pounds of marijuana

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A W. Fifth Ave. couple face drug charges as a result of police discovering over four pounds of marijuana amid other drugs and paraphernalia at their home. City of Warren Police have charged Wayne J. Miles, 51, and Jessica A. Miles, 33, both of 613 W. Fifth Ave., Warren, with possession with ...

DEP announces intent to approve URC emissions plan

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The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced its intent to approve an emissions plan regarding United Refining Company. A legal notice from DEP indicated that the agency has “made a preliminary determination to approve a RACT II plan and seeks ... approval of ...

Youngsville woman charged with providing alcohol to minors

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A Youngsville woman faces numerous charges after allegedly providing alcohol at an underage party. Stefanie M. Melice, 35, of Youngsville, is charged with 10 counts of corruption of minors and 10 counts of furnishing liquor to minors. According to Youngsville Borough Police, police received ...

Criminal mischief charge for man who drinks milk off shelf

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LAKEWOOD, N.Y. — A Jamestown, N.Y., man allegedly drank from two containers of milk and then returned them to the shelf without paying at the Lakewood Walmart. Around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, Lakewood-Busti police officers responded to a report of criminal mischief. Andrew S. ...

Then & Now

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There are times that the line between church and state might seem blurred. A period of religious fervor in Warren in 1914 and 1915 also appears rooted heavily in the prohibition movement. And that church-state line looks further blurred by an attempt from the apparent evangelist to run for ...

Not that kind of belt

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In Lauren Timco’s lifestyle, sometimes you just get smashed. Timco of Tidioute earned her black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu in November. She is the first female black belt in the discipline in the western New York and western Pennsylvania region. Brazilian jiu-jitsu — BJJ — is not a ...

Briefs…

Community

‘Award of Excellence’ Patti S. Blum, the owner of Patti’s Tax Service of Sheffield, was recently presented the “Award of Excellence for 2019” by the PA Chapter of the National Association of Tax Professionals (PANATP) at its Annual Conference in State College. PANATP has over 1,100 ...

Learn about ‘Ancient Salamanders’ at Audubon First Friday, Jan. 3

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Also known as snot otter, devil dog, lasagna lizard, and Allegheny alligator, the hellbender is North America’s largest salamander. You can learn more about these unusual creatures when Ken Roblee presents “Eastern Hellbenders: Ancient Salamanders of New York” at the Audubon Community ...

Jamestown City Council to explore aid for skatepark

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JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — A conceptual rendering of the proposed new skatepark in the city of Jamestown. The Jamestown City Council will vote on a resolution Monday to possibly provide funding for the $250,000 matching grant from the Tony Hawk Foundation with assistance from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. ...