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Nurses, others hold information picket outside hospital

A group of Warren General Hospital employees held informational pickets on Friday. The Warren General Hospital Professional Employees Association includes nurses, medical technologists, and social workers. The union is in negotiations with the hospital. “We are here to fight for our ...

Prisoner count proving contentious in debate

Legislative redistricting has been a contentious topic in Pennsylvania for years. Most recently, the state Supreme Court tossed the state’s Congressional map, deeming it unconstitutional in the wake of a League of Women’s Voters legal challenge in 2017 that claimed ...

Township officials to gather Monday

Township officials from across the county will be gathering Monday for the annual County Convention. The event kicks off at 8 a.m. at the Youngsville Volunteer Fire Hall. “The purpose of the annual convention is to provide township officials with up-to-date information to help them ...

County backs plan as possible EMS solution

County officials have thrown their support behind a bill in the General Assembly that would offer more tools to address emergency medical services in the county. The legislation, according to a co-sponsorship memo from Senators Lisa Baker and Timothy Kearney, would “simplify the process ...

Hospice of Warren County receives contributions

Hospice of Warren County received contributions during the month of September: Daniel K. Albaugh, Ben Kibbey, Tony Tomassone, Sarah Taylor, Garth Rath, Howard Buchanan, Roger and Agnes McFarland, Sally Dorrion, Barbara Brown, David Warner, Wyllis Mead Jr. , Mary Johnson, Patrick Thomas Nuhfer, ...

Local BSA council won’t have to sell properties in bankruptcy case

The Chief Cornplanter Council will not have to sell any properties. In 2020, in response to hundreds of allegations of child sexual abuse nationwide, the Boy Scouts of America filed bankruptcy. Over the next year, the number of allegations grew into the tens of thousands and the entity ...