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Chapman work to affect Winterfest

Work continues on the dam at Chapman State Park. But the project is unlikely to be complete in time to allow Warren County Winterfest to proceed in full in January 2019. Park Manager Tyson Martin said that a bi-weekly job conference held on Wednesday resulted in a “revised contract end ...

On The Record

Pleasant Twp. Crash. State police at the Warren barracks reported a driver was not injured following a single-vehicle crash on Nov. 8 at approximately 6:13 p.m. Dustin E. Seigworth, 20, of Franklin was reportedly traveling west in the left lane on Route 6 in a 2008 Volkswagen Pasat when there ...

C.O.R.E. invites guest speaker Andrew Onimus to county schools

Students struggle with a lot of things. Some struggles are more serious than others, but each student’s problems are still problems and CORE (Choosing Openness Regarding Experiences) is working to help students get the help they need. On Monday and Tuesday, CORE is bringing Andrew ...

Bold ideas

“The point is we need bold thinking.” That was part of the message from Warren County Commissioner Jeff Eggleston brought to the rollout of a report from the Warren County Marketing Taskforce. Eggleston said the initiative to form the task force grew from marketing discussions held ...

Middle of everywhere

The report from the Warren County Marketing Taskforce is divided into five focus areas. What follows is a synopsis of the report, which is to be available for download on the county website. Shape the Narrative The report acknowledges that the county has “tried to develop a brand” ...

Tanks for the water

The one-million-gallon water tank on Liberty Street Extension is almost ready. On Wednesday, Pennsylvania American Water invited local officials to a “tour” of the renovated facility. A group of ten people stepped through the larger entry portal and were able to walk around inside ...

Warren County and Bollinger Enterprises talk collaboration

Warren County and Bollinger Enterprises, Inc. are discussing an arrangement that will bring new work experiences to BEI clients. BEI Executive Director Dr. William Clark said on Tuesday that the program is “in the development phase.” “I contacted six local businesses to see if we ...

WCSD: Career planning not just for students

The Warren County School District is focusing on career planning. At the district’s advisory council meeting on Wednesday, Supervisor of Secondary Education Eric Mineweaser said, “Not everybody has to go to a four-year college.” And those who do need four years of college should ...

Four plead guilty, charges withdrawn against 1 at preliminary hearings

Four guilty pleas were entered and charges were withdrawn against one during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Robert T. Sanders, Sugar Grove, to possession of drug paraphernalia. A count of possession of drug ...

WCSD activities canceled

Warren County School District has canceled all after-school activities for Thursday due to weather. There will be a non-mandatory volleyball practice.

Blighted Tidioute property granted conservatorship, demolition likely

The Warren County Redevelopment Authority has been granted conservatorship over a burned-out property in Tidioute. The focus of a Tuesday morning hearing before Judge Gregory Hammond was the property at 3 Economy Street property owned by Twila Williams, who is deceased. Several heirs ...

One more day will finish paving

IA Construction needs only one more day to finish the City of Warren’s paving job. The trouble could be finding that day. The work depends on weather conditions and snow and cold are not acceptable. According to Department of Public Works Director Mike Holtz, three of the nine blocks ...

Sworn in

The Conewango Township Police Department in particular and Warren County and regional law enforcement in general have a new officer. K-9 Nic was sworn in at Monday’s meeting of the Conewango Township supervisors. Nic and Officer Scott Neiswonger recently completed Police K-9 Academy at ...

On The Record

Sugar Grove Hit and run. State police at the Warren barracks are seeking information following a crash that caused damage in Sugar Grove borough Nov. 11 at about 9:57 a.m. An unknown driver was traveling north in the borough, failed to stop at the stop sign and lost control of the vehicle. ...

WCSD Performance Profile results for 2016-2017

There are a number of ways to measure how schools are performing in their task of educating students. There are standardized tests — the Keystone Exams for high schools and the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) for elementary and middle schools. Then, there are some ...

EIP report not concluded, offers foresight

It’s not a crystal ball but it will definitely provide some guidance. The final report won’t be ready until the end of the year but the City of Warren has received some insight into their fiscal forecast through the state’s Early Intervention Program. Representatives from the ...

Teens don’t need adults… to raise funds for cancer center

When there is a need, our community comes together. That has been proven time after time, with fundraiser after fundraiser, event after event. What makes this situation just a little more unique: This fundraiser was planned out and accomplished entirely by teenagers. And, in a day (at a ...

WAHS graduate and U.S. Army vet speaks of her inspirations

Soldiers and Sailors Park was filled with handshakes, hugs and gratitude as folks gathered for the Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday. Despite the nip in the air, many hearts were warmed as the event’s guest speaker told of how the local community instilled an ideal that led her to a stellar ...

Vets Dinner

On the 100th anniversary of the end of the War to End All Wars, veterans from all over Warren County celebrated Veterans Day with dinner at the Eagles Club. The fourth annual 4 Paws 4 Veterans Dinner, sponsored by New Hope Assistance Dogs and Warren Eagles Club FOE #313, welcomed Warren ...

Struthers Academy brings back breakdancing

From the time he was a young boy, Nick Abreu was dancing. “My parents had a lot of parties,” he said. “We had a dance floor in our house. I learned that dance was fun.” Abreu had a lot of fun as part of both a six-man crew and a duo that won a lot of break-dancing competitions ...