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Update: Graduation ceremonies moved to 5 p.m.

Warren County School District has moved the start of commencement ceremonies at all four of its high schools to 5 p.m. tonight. The events were originally scheduled for 6 p.m. The announcement was posted to the district website - www.wcsdpa.org - at about 1:38 p.m. A 1:49 p.m. call blast ...

Sunrise special: Solar eclipse thrills world’s northern tier

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The top of the world got a sunrise special Thursday — a "ring of fire" solar eclipse. This so-called annular eclipse began at the Canadian province of Ontario, then swept across Greenland, the North Pole and finally Siberia, as the moon passed directly in front ...

House GOP unveils ambitious proposal to revamp election law

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An ambitious Republican proposal to revamp Pennsylvania election law was unveiled Thursday, a 149-page bill that would change deadlines, adopt new rules for early voting, alter mail-in ballot procedures and mandate IDs for all in-person voters. The measure produced by ...

Driver taken to hospital following morning crash

One person was taken to Warren General Hospital after a Wednesday morning crash in Warren. According to City of Warren Police, at about 11:13 a.m., the driver of a blue SUV drove westbound into the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Liberty Street and struck the broadside of a white ...

Warren man jailed for assault of infant

A Warren man has been charged with physically assaulting a two-month-old. Jarred D. Blauser, 19, of 15 Elm St., is charged with two counts of aggravated assault of child and two counts of endangering the welfare of children. According to the affidavit of probable cause, Blauser was ...

Sheffield man recounts close encounter with lightning strike

Marla Verbosky was inside her Sheffield home when she heard a sound she said was "the worst noise you ever heard." Verbosky said her husband William, 71, was around the pair's garage when lightning struck near him Wednesday afternoon as a storm moved through. "It was about 2 feet from ...