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Called To Worship

ALLIANCE WARREN ALLIANCE: 278 Kinzua Rd., Rt. 59. Pastor Doug McCracken. Sunday school for all ages, 9:15 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; adult prayer/Bible studies, Youth, Kid Quest, 6:30 p.m. Wed. MIDWAY ALLIANCE CHURCH: 6384 Oil Creek Rd., Spartansburg. Rev. Eric Swartzbaugh, pastor. Sun. ...

Superior Tire & Rubber hires Jared Steier to upper level management post

Superior Tire & Rubber Corp. has hired Jared Steier as vice president of the company’s Material Handling Business Unit. Steier will report directly to Hank LeMeur, president and CEO of Superior Tire. A graduate of The Ohio State University, Steier has worked his entire career in ...

Zureikat appointed vice chair for surgical oncology

PITTSBURGH — Following an extensive national search, Dr. Amer Zureikat has been appointed vice chair of surgery for surgical oncology in the UPMC Department of Surgery and chief of surgical oncology at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. Zureikat also was awarded the UPMC Professorship in ...

Sunrise Collaborative announces new service

Owners Amy and Michael Philhower of Sunrise Collaborative, LLC., a private practice company that provides outpatient mental health therapy services in Warren, is now going to be adding a new service. Sunrise Collaborative is partnering with Jamestown Psychiatric P.C. and will now be ...

Pair named directors in Warren accounting firm

Kersey & Associates, PC announce that two of its certified public accountants, Jim Embrey and Lisa McDermott, have become shareholders and directors in the firm. Embrey joined the firm in 2000 after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in business administration ...

National Fuel warns of new scams

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation is warning customers of a recent collections scam. Scammers, posing as National Fuel representatives, are contacting customers and stating that the customer has 45 minutes to pay their bill or service will be disconnected. Customers are reminded ...

Grand opening

Second Chance Shop celebrated its grand opening event on July 24. Second Chance is A Kids Retail Store carrying sizes zero to 16 for both boys and girls. The shop also has toys, books, and other miscellaneous kids items. It is located at at 232 Pennsylvania Ave. West in Warren. From left are ...

Northwest Bancshares Inc. reports loss

Northwest Bancshares Inc. announced a net loss for the quarter ended June 30, 2020, of $6.2 million, or 5 cents per diluted share. This represents a decrease of $32.6 million, or 123.5%, compared to the same quarter last year when net income was $26.4 million or $0.25 per diluted share. The ...

Making it work

When Allegheny Outfitters re-opened on May 9, owner Piper VanOrd admitted both she and her team had their reservations about how best to proceed. With patrons from approximately 48 states visiting her outdoors store and planning summer excursions through her kayak and canoe livery each ...

Department of Labor & Industry breaking down unemployment claims

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has developed an unemployment dashboard. The material is broken down by county and provides weekly data regarding claims and who is making them. For the week ending May 16, there were 75 new claims in Warren County. Of those, about 59 ...

‘More than ever’

Wednesday is an annual Warren County day of giving. For 16 hours today, the eighth annual Warren Gives will collect donations, and provide a total of $40,000 in matching dollars, for Warren County organizations. It’s an unusual year. Organizers of the event considered canceling ...

Contractors: Beware of job scam

Businesses can be the targets of scams, too. Conewango Police reported recently that a local contractor was approached, by text and phone, about a job. The contractor went to the location, checked out the roof to be replaced, and prepared an estimate, according to police. The caller asked ...

Good golly, ‘Miss Molly’

It seems parades are the hot thing right now — with the call for social distancing due to COVID-19. Birthday parades. Parades for students. Parades for teachers. And they are all spectacular in a time when smiles and love is even more needed. A parade held Saturday along Conewango Ave., ...

Whirley’s property tax appeal agreement means lower tax liability

Warren County has signed off on the settlement of a property tax appeal with one of the county’s largest employers. The commissioners have approved a settlement with Whirley Industries, Inc. regarding a total of eight properties in the City of Warren. The subject properties include ...

‘We all know how to run our business’

The consensus was it’s time for Warren County to go green. On Thursday, business owners in Warren County had a chance to send their thoughts on COVID-19 shutdowns and reopenings to Gov. Tom Wolf. The Warren County Commissioners hosted a virtual town hall meeting attended by about 50 people, ...

The Long way to a nursing career

Tracy Long is a nurse at Warren General Hospital. But didn’t have a typical path to get there. “I decided to go to nursing school when I was almost 30 years old,” she said. “I was a single mom just trying to make ends meet. Initially, I wanted to become a nurse because of the financial ...

Fraser WGH’s second recipient of The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Amanda Fraser is Warren General Hospital’s second recipient of The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. A Medical-Surgical/CCU Nurse at WGH, Fraser, RN, was recognized April 29 with the award that is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses ...