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Employment, training programs updated for TANF participants

HARRISBURG — Teresa Miller, state human services secretary, has outlined recent changes to the Employment, Advancement and Retention Network (EARN) and Work Ready programs — two employment and training programs that provide support for people who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy ...

Audubon offers outdoor classroom

The Audubon Community Nature Center has a unique educational opportunity, specially designed for children ages 6 to 10. The Outdoor Classroom provides hands-on, outdoor, inquiry-based learning combined with free-choice activities. Registrations are now being accepted for sessions during ...

Lawmakers advocate for more vaccine in rural Pa.

HARRISURG – Reps. Tina Pickett, R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna, Martin Causer, R-Cameron/McKean/Potter, and Clint Owlett, R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter, are calling on the state Department of Health to ensure sufficient COVID-19 vaccine supply in the state’s rural communities. Currently, ...

ATV, off-road motorcycle permits are available

Allegheny National Forest all-terrain vehicle and off-highway motorcycle permits are available. Those interested in permits, or information about them, are advised to visit www.fs.usda.gov/main/allegheny/passes-permits/recreation. ATV/OHM permits are valid through the end of the calendar ...

Part-time dean’s list is announced at JCC

The following students were named to the fall 2020 part-time students dean’s list for academic excellence at Jamestown Community College. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must have earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in 6-11 degree hours. Listed below ...

Nature journaling to be held at Audubon

Audubon Community Nature Center has begun a Virtual Cabin Fever series of programs designed to share an appreciation of the natural world, inspire people to get outside or teach a skill to use in outside adventures. Virtual Nature Journaling for Beginners is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 13, ...

Data reveal raise speed limits present danger

Small increases in speeds over 50 miles an hour can have huge effects on crash outcomes, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Humanetics. According to the new information, slightly higher impact speeds were ...

Jackets may interfere with car seat safety

While warm, puffy jackets can keep children warm this winter, they also pose a threat to their safety when worn underneath seatbelts in car seats. Given that car crashes are the number one killer of children up to age 13, AAA East Central advises parents to limit the layers of padding or ...

Zeybel seeking seat as county sheriff

Brian Zeybel has officially announced that he will seek election as Warren County sheriff. Zeybel, a Republican, was appointed acting sheriff in January following Sheriff Ken Klakamp’s planned early retirement. Zeybel’s appointment, which was supported by the Warren County Republican ...

Politicking Publisher

Warren’s history is checkered with contributions from interesting people. As a result, I’m turning the page on Arch Bristow to dig into the lives of some of those people. The Warren County Historical Society has lists of “notable” men and women in the county’s history. That ...

State launches HuntFishPA platform

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission are launching HuntFishPA, a licensing platform for hunters, anglers, and boaters. Visitors to www.HuntFish.pa.gov will see features like personalized dashboards, autorenewal for fishing licenses and the ...

Drake successful in contest

The Warren County 4-H program year looked much different in 2020 than ever before. Many families and leaders found new ways to interact in the program. Salenah Drake is a member of the Sanford Saddles & Spurs club and, during a normal year, she is very active in the horse program. ...

Senior Centers Serving To-Go Meals Only

The recent rise of COVID cases in both Warren and Forest counties has initiated cancelling programming in every center. All centers will be providing hot meals to-go only. County COVID percentages will be reassessed in February. Masks and social distancing are required. No programming will ...

Northwest releases income statement

Northwest Bancshares Inc..’s net income for the fourth quarter of 2020 increased $9.5 million from the same quarter in 2019, according to recently released financial statements. Net income for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2020, was $35.1 million, or 28 cents per diluted share. This ...

The paradox of snow

Snow and cover are two words that often go hand in hand. Weathermen produce snow cover maps. Cities with lots of snow take a perverse pride in having more snow falling on them than anywhere else, while bemoaning the huge amount of snow at the same time. Snow and cover go together for other ...

Robert Jackson Center Accepting Applications For Teacher Fellow Week

The Robert H. Jackson Center is calling all educators to design creative ways to educate students on the legacy of Robert H. Jackson. For the week of July 19-23, instructors will work with the Jackson Center Archives and local institutions to create educational experiences through the ...

Audubon sets snow camps in February

As winter draws to its close, children ages 4 to 12 can attend Snow Camp at Audubon Community Nature Center. Camp is available Monday, Feb. 15, or Wednesday, feb. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., when children can join nature educators for a day in the snow and frosty air to play, learn and ...

Scholarship in memory of Pitt-Bradford chief

BRADFORD, Pa. — An anonymous donor has established a new criminal justice scholarship in memory of George Barron, the first director of campus police and security at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, who died in December. Barron came to Pitt-Bradford in 1979 to supervise the ...

Audubon Snowflake Daze set for Feb. 6, 7

The Audubon Community Nature Center is transforming its annual Snowflake Festival into Snowflake Daze for 2021. On Saturday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or Sunday, Feb. 7, from noon to 4:30 p.m., area residents can explore the winter landscape, learn about some activities that embrace ...

Saddles And Spurs members still riding

The Sanford Saddles and Spurs are still not able to meet in person due to COVID restrictions, but club members are still riding. Many club members participate in the 4-H Recreational Riding program, where they simply have to log non-competitive hours they spend riding their horse. Some ...