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Building A Base

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The Toy Shoppe of Warren has an opportunity for folks to help kids while utilizing a skill or learning a new one. “The Toy Shoppe of Warren needs volunteers to fulfill its mission,” Volunteer Coordinator Pat Williams said. “2020 has been a difficult year for The Toy Shoppe with the ...

Confirmed COVID cases up in Warren County

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Warren County is not immune to the resurgence of COVID. As the world, nation, and state are seeing increases in cases, the county’s numbers are up, too. There have been more cases so far in April (145) than there were in all of March (119) in the county. According to the Pennsylvania ...

Man held for court in shooting death case

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A Spring Creek Township man has been held for court on third-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter charges as a result of a Friday morning preliminary hearing. Haggar S. Brewer, Sr., 57, was charged last month in connection with the shooting death of Victor V. Vantassel, 47. Brewer and ...

Marijuana legalization proposed in State House

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Several Democrats in the state House of Representatives are backing legislation to legalize marijuana and sell through the existing state store system. House Bill 1180 was introduced Thursday by Rep. David Delloso, D-Ridley Park, and referred to the House Liquor Control Committee. In addition ...

2 Years Later

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It’s been two years, but the impacts of a tornado can still be seen and are still being felt in Warren County. On April 15, 2019, an EF-2 tornado with winds of 120 to 130 miles per hour cut a line of destruction through the county. Damages were seen from Davey Hill Road in Deerfield ...

Rapp holds hearings focused on pro-life issues

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State Representative Kathy Rapp — chair of the House Health Committee — has kicked off a series of public hearings examining abortion and pro-life issues. The first session focused on statistics and fetal development. “The unconscionable, soul-claiming tragedy that occurred at the ...

State officials warn of sex offender registry scam

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State court officials are raising the alarm to a scam that threatens to place individuals on the Pennsylvania sex offender registry. According to the state Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, the scam presents a call that “spoofs” or mimic’s the AOPC’s phone ...

Alcohol legislation passes House

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Increased monitoring could be coming for repeat DUI offenders. Legislation sponsored by Rep. Todd Stephens, R-Montgomery, passed the House of Representatives recently 153-58 with Rep. Kathy Rapp, R-Warren, voting in favor. A repeat DUI offender is an individual who is pending ...

Government directory now available

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Finding and getting in touch with a legislator, other elected official, or government agency just got easier. The League of Women Voters of Warren County 2021 Government Directory is now available throughout the county. “This is a free community service of the local league and funded ...

Shirt sale held at Audubon supports summer day camps

Community

Area residents can celebrate Earth Day and support the Audubon Community Nature Center by ordering a t-shirt through Thursday, May 13. The design, created by Kimberly Turner, a local artist and Audubon staff member, is available only this year. Turner also designed the 2020 Audubon ...

Army Corps hosts fishing contest at Tionesta Lake

Community

TIONESTA —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is hosting a Fishing contestat Tionesta Lake in Tionesta Township. Lake staff invites community members to participate in four fishing contest categories by entering their trout, catfish, bass or muskellunge photos. Winners will ...

Stream Dynamics Tour planned for April 24

Community

The Warren County Conservation District and Western Pennsylvania Conservancy will hold a Stream Dynamics Tour in the Youngsville/Pittsfield area starting at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 24. “If you have streamside property and are interested in learning about ways to protect your property from ...

Police trying to identify gunman, motive in FedEx shooting

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities said Friday they had not yet identified a gunman who stormed a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport, killing eight people and wounding several others before taking his own life. Deputy Chief Craig McCartt of the Indianapolis police said the gunman ...

Pennsylvania jobless rate fell in March, as payrolls grew

Coronavirus

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate fell slightly in March, as payrolls expanded and every economic sector except for construction recorded growth, according to state figures released Friday. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was 7.3%, down a tenth of a percentage ...

On The Right Path

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Some of the animals brought to Paws Along the River Humane Society have been through a lot. Staff and volunteers are going through ongoing training on how prepare those animals for new homes — and to keep safe while doing it. On Tuesday, Humane Society staff and volunteers attended a ...

Pleas entered at preliminary hearings

Cops & Court Report

Three guilty pleas were entered while two were held for court during preliminary hearings Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants have pled guilty: ¯ Mariah D. Fetter, Youngsville, to two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia while a count of possession ...

Wildfires said to be contained

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The two Warren County wildfires that grew to over 200 acres each through the weekend have been contained. “Both the Cobham fire and the Hemlock fire were declared 100 percent contained,” said Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Cornplanter District Manager ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

N. Warren County — District Judge Laura Bauer Mariah D. Fetter, 32, Youngsville, was charged by Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police on April 13 with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance from an incident that occurred on April 3 in Conewango ...