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Event aims to bring municipalities, departments together

Municipalities are obligated to provide fire and emergency medical services to their constituents. Except for the City of Warren and a couple other areas, the actual services are largely provided by volunteers. An event scheduled for later this month — a joint initiative of the Fire ...

County set to celebrate Pride Day at park

Warren County is set to celebrate Pride Day on June 26 with an event highlighted by Lt. Gov. John Fetterman. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is aimed “to both celebrate and support the LGBTQIA+ community regionally.” The free event will include costume contests, giveaw ...

Minimum wage referendum proposed

Rep. Anthony DeLuca thinks it’s time for the people to decide if Pennsylvania will increase its minimum wage. DeLuca introduced legislation this week in the state House of Representatives (House Bill 1646) that would put the matter on the next general election ballot for public approval in ...

Vets warned of ‘pension poaching’ tactics

For one Warren County family, a news release this week from the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) about pension poaching was more than a warning. It was a reminder. According to Warren County Veterans Affairs Director Delores Stec, a county veteran and his ...

Area averaging less than one COVID case a day

Through half of June, there has been an average of less than one new case of COVID-19 per day in the county. At the start of the month, the Pennsylvania Department of Health was reporting a total of 2,622 cases in Warren County. As of Friday, June 18, that number is up to 2,638 – up 16. Of ...

5 Generations

Five generations recently gathered at the West Ellicott, N.Y. home of Viola Gimlin Gertsch. Seated in back, from left, are Tonya Lefebvre Haight, Mrs. Gertsch, William Gertsch and, in the front, Tyler Haight with his children Ellionna and Oliver Haight.