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Swanson’s big game sends Warren past Franklin

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FRANKLIN — Warren didn’t score a point in the first half of Saturday night’s Region 8 football game, but the Dragons sure made up for it after intermission. Senior running back James Swanson rushed, unofficially, for 256 yards and two touchdowns and had three receptions for 79 yards, ...

Home Grown

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Dorothy Schmidt Cole was 28 when she joined the effort in World War II. “After the attack on Pearl Harbor, she enlisted,” according to information from the Warren County Historical Society. “She took a bus to Pittsburgh to enlist in the U.S. Navy.” “Everyone was out doing ...

Commission to stock trout for fall, winter fishing

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As summer fades, many start looking ahead to fall trout fishing. The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission is taking steps to enhance those opportunities throughout the state. Starting Oct. 1 and running through mid-December, Fish & Boat will be stocking approximately 120,000 ...

Police seek information on pub burglary

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Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police are seeking information in a Sept. 16 theft at the The Tidioute Pub. Police were dispatched on Sept. 16 at 12:56 p.m. to the pub at 119 Main St., Tidioute Borough for a report of a burglary. Once on the scene, troopers found that someone had stolen ...

Nearly 100 volunteers help clean Allegheny River

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It wasn’t quite business as usual, but the 2020 Allegheny River Clean-up featured nearly 100 volunteers pulling assorted garbage out of the river over multiple days. The final tally over two days of cleaning was 22 cubic yards of garbage, 24 tires, and 2,700 pounds of recyclable metals, ...

On The Record

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Central Warren County — District Judge Raymond Zydonik DUI. Tyler J. Steele, 28, Clarendon, was charged by Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police on Sept. 23 with DUI: Controlled substance — Schedule I — first offense, DUI: Controlled substance — Schedule II or III — first ...

Cub Scout Outdoor Venture event planned for Sunday

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Despite COVID-19 restrictions, there is plenty to do outdoors and plenty to do in Scouting. The Chief Cornplanter Council of the BSA and Chapman State Park are sponsoring a Cub Scout Outdoor Venture from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. The event is intended to give families a feel for the kinds of ...

Russell native in virtual dance concert

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SLIPPERY ROCK — Sarah Dietsch, a senior dance major from Russell, will be among the students participating in Slippery Rock University’s Department of Dance annual Faculty and Guest Artist concert at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 8, via a livestream on the department’s YouTube channel. The concert is ...

Fall festival will look different

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LUDLOW — Wildcat Park’s annual fall festival will look a bit different this year. The event is typically a craft/vendor fair, however this yar, “Octoberfest” will be an all-day festival from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. There will be four live band performances including: ...

Sign up now for Audubon’s Nature Play Care

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Four- to 6-year old children can spend their mornings at Audubon Community Nature Center playing outdoors, engaging with the natural world and learning about the world at Audubon’s newest venture, Nature Play Care. Parents can enroll their 4- to 6-year-old children for three-week sessions ...

Watson Grange meeting to be held Oct. 8

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The Watson Grange will meet at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8 for its quarterly birthday dinner followed by the regular meeting. Master Wendy Hollabaugh presided over the recent meeting of the Watson Grange where it was learned of the work needing done in the Lenhart Cemetery due to storms. A work bee is ...

On Display

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Photo submitted for publication Fabric fish created by students in K4 through sixth grade at Tidioute Community Charter School, will be on display at the 61st Annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament this weekend in Tidioute.

‘Highly involved’

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It’s no secret that the economy took a serious hit as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially during the most restrictive period back in March and April. But it wasn’t the only market affected. The drug trade in the county was impacted, as well. Chief County Detective Brian Zeybel ...

Pleas entered in prelim hearings

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Two guilty pleas were entered and charges were withdrawn against two during preliminary hearings held this week at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants entered guilty pleas: ¯ Donald J. Fink, Jr., Clarendon, to possession of a controlled substance. Two counts of ...

County to host recycling event

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A recycling collection event will be held in Warren County from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the school district central office, 6280 Market St., Russell. Pre-registration is required at ecsr.net or 1-866-815-0016. Items that will be collected include computers, printers, ...

Commissioners highlight pact with Bollinger Campus

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October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month. And while the Warren County Commissioners pass resolutions to raise awareness for a host of initiatives, they put their money where their mouth is on this one. For the last year and a half, clients with the Bollinger Campus of ...

Senate OKs Rollback of restaurant restrictions

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A Republican-backed bill to eliminate three of Gov. Tom Wolf’s restaurant restrictions has been sent to the House of Representatives for consideration. Sen. Pat Stefano, R-Fayette/Somerset/Westmoreland, amended House Bill 2513 to set the minimum capacity for restaurants at 50%, with the ...

Broadband coming to Grand Valley

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The combined effort of a private internet service provider and the Warren County Commissioners — along with some CARES Act funding — will bring broadband internet service to Grand Valley. A total of $19,025 in federal COVID-19 relief funding was awarded by the commissioners for the ...

Police seek information on pub burglary

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Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police are seeking information in a Sept. 16 theft at the The Tidioute Pub. Police were dispatched on Sept. 16 at 12:56 p.m. to the pub at 119 Main St., Tidioute Borough for a report of a burglary. Once on the scene, troopers found that someone had stolen money ...

Birthday celebration

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Robert Williams of Youngsville celebrated his 90th birthday with family and friends. Bob served as master sergeant in the Army 12th Airborne Ranger Co. during the Korean War. After discharge, he built a long-haul trucking business, a heavy new-truck dealership and lumber yard. He served four ...