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Warren man pleads to child rape charges

A Warren man faces lifetime registration as a sex offender and the prospect of decades in prison as a result of a plea Thursday to charges including rape of a child. Michael D. Johnson, Canton Street, Warren, entered the plea before Judge Gregory Hammond to two counts of rape of a child ...

Sheriff opposed to automatic carry revocations

A decision to revoke a license to carry firearms permit is situational and requires a determination of malicious intent, according to Warren County's sheriff. The Department of Justice is asking sheriffs in western Pennsylvania to revoke concealed carry permits when the permitted residents ...

Benefit raises money for emergency fund

Serving up spaghetti to benefit those who served. The number of requests on the Warren County Veterans Council emergency fund is up. A local fundraiser brought in thousands of dollars to help keep that fund at a level where it can continue to benefit county veterans. The Warren County ...

Picket planned at WGH over staffing concerns

Nurses and other caregivers from Warren General Hospital are planning to hold an informational picket today. Members of the Warren General Hospital Professional Employees Association will picket at the hospital from 6 to 8 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 4 to 6 p.m., with a rally and speeches ...

39 new COVID cases reported in Warren County

There were 39 new cases of COVID-19 in Warren County announced on Thursday. That is the highest single-day total since Sept. 21 and puts the county at 318 so far in October. At the current rate, this month would be the second highest so far in terms of new cases. In the county, there were ...

Hospital presents first BEE, eighth DAISY awards

Being Exceptional Every day is a worthy goal. Improvements to the physical plant at the hospital have been easy to see. “We’ve really talked about the growth of the hospital,” Chief Nursing Officer Joe Akif said. “Warren General is not just about facilities. The other piece that we ...