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Jamestown NY woman pleads guilty to corruption of minors

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A Jamestown, NY woman has pled guilty to charges that she made a child participate in drug deals. Renee L. Rogers, 35, entered a guilty plea to charges of possession with intent to deliver and corruption of minors before Judge Gregory Hammond on Monday. In exchange for the plea, charges of ...

PennDOT secures funding for bridge and road maintenance

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Funds are coming to help with local roads and bridges. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has committed to $487.5 million in liquid fuel payments to help certified municipalities maintain their roads and bridges. Warren county can expect an allocation of $2,807,466.09 ...

Commissioners talk savings at meeting

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Gasoline savings, liquid fuels, Little League and a body scanner at the jail were the topics at a brief Warren County Commissioners work session held on Monday. Chief Clerk Pam Matve said she compared the county’s current United Refining fueling option to a similar program offered by the ...

State of the county

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It’s tough to know where you’re headed if you don’t spend some time looking at where you are and where you’ve been. The Warren County Commissioners did that when Commissioner Ben Kafferlin delivered a State of the County address. He said the purpose was to “raise awareness of ...

Emergency services targeted for change

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One of the Warren County Commissioner’s stated priorities would significantly alter how emergency services are provided throughout the county. Identified as one of the commissioner’s priorities for 2020, Commissioner Ben Kafferlin’s State of the County address presented this week ...

Leap Day

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On this day, four years ago, many babies made their entrance into the world. Today, local leap-year baby Brantley Maynard celebrates what is technically his first birthday. With an early March due date back in 2016, Brantley made an appearance five days before his mother Colleena’s ...

$212K for WCSD safety

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Warren County School District is beefing up some security measures thanks to state grants. State Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) announced grant awards this week from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency’s School Safety and Security Committee. In all, $2.6 million in grants was ...

County senior center schedule

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Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Tuesday (3-3): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am, Bingo after Lunch Wednesday (3-4): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am; Bingo after Lunch; Blood Pressures 1st Wed of the Month Thursday (3-5): Cards and Crafts; Lunch at 11:45 ...

Rapp: Not ‘ignoring’ coronavirus in PA

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There aren’t any reported cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania, but that doesn’t mean the state is sitting back and waiting for the first. State officials, including Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-65), chairwoman of the House Health Committee, are on top of it. “I am informed ...

More than a health class at WAEC

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Students at Warren Area Elementary Center learned lessons about math, science, English, health, and physical education. Another group of students, who were at the school temporarily, delivered those lessons using health-related concepts. Students in the Warren County Career Center Health ...

WCSD heightens coronavirus awareness

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Warren County School District is stepping up its alertness level of the coronavirus. On Thursday, district officials spread the word to staff, other education providers, and media that the district would be providing “resources, information, and strategies to help in the planning and ...

PA Senate preps public health bill

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The Pennsylvania Senate is calling on its colleagues in the House to take some action that it says might set the state in a better position to respond to a potential coronavirus pandemic or other future health emergency. A letter from Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa to Pennsylvania ...

Smoke signals

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A homeless man is behind bars and faces charges including burglary and arson in connection with a Tuesday evening fire in the City of Warren. The defendant is identified by City of Warren police as 32-year-old Joseph Ryan Kuzminski. According to an affidavit of probable cause filed with ...

PSP seek suspects in thefts

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Pennsylvania State Police are looking for help in identifying suspects in thefts in Warren County. According to police, an unknown male, age 30 to 40, “has stolen fuel” from Kwik Fill in Sugar Grove Borough on three different occasions — October, December, and February — in two ...

Petiquette

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The effort to bring a dog park to Warren County is working to be sensitive to concerns. Rocco DelPrince, Woofington Dog Park president, addressed various concerns — from vaccinations to traffic — in a letter to the Times Observer. He also invited citizens who want to “make a positive ...

County seeks grant writer

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The Warren County Commissioners signed off on an agreement for grant writing services that will serve a pilot for potential future projects. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin said the agreement before the commissioners on Wednesday is focused on a pre-trial service program he, Probation Director Carl ...

Preliminary hearings

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Three guilty pleas were entered, charges were withdrawn against two and two were held for court during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants entered guilty pleas: ¯ Rose M. Dawson, Warren, to marijuana - small amount personal ...

Arson arrest made for Moose Club fire

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A homeless man is behind bars and faces charges including burglary and arson in connection with a Tuesday evening fire in the City of Warren. The defendant is identified by City of Warren police as 32-year-old Joseph Ryan Kuzminski. According to an affidavit of probable cause filed with ...

On The Record

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Spartansburg Burglary. An unknown actor(s) allegedly gained access to a house on Buells Corners Rd., Eldred Twp., between Saturday, Feb. 22 and Sunday, Feb. 23, and gained access to a safe within the home. Several items were taken from inside the home and safe including firearms and musical ...

Briefs…

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City office temporarily closed The City of Warren Building Codes Department will close at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, to attend the City of Warren Blighted Property Review Committee meeting. The department will open following the meeting.