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Building safety ‘awareness’

Local News

May is Building Safety Month. The International Code Council since 1980 has pushed the initiative as a way to raise “awareness about critical safety issues from structural to fire prevention, plumbing, and mechanical systems and energy efficiency.” City of Warren Code Official Ken ...

Veteran financial advisor joins Olewine Financial Group

Business

Amee Wright joined Olewine Financial Group in March 2019. Amee brings with her more than 24 years of experience in the financial services industry with over 15 of those years as a financial advisor. Amee currently holds her Series 6,7,63, and 65 as well as her life and health license. Amee ...

‘A Senior Art Show’ created by people living with dementia

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It’s not uncommon to find incredible displays of art at the Warren Public Library, but during the month of June, the gallery will host the first art show featuring an array of items created by people living with dementia. The library has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association to bring ...

Superior Tire promotes Peterson to VP of Engineering & Quality

Business

Superior Tire & Rubber Corp. has announced the promotion of Joseph Peterson to the position of Vice President of Engineering and Quality. Since joining the company in February of 2017, Peterson has been instrumental in reorganizing and enhancing the company’s engineering functions. ...

A place called Wheedale

Local News

More than 100 years ago, in Southwest Township, there was a place called Wheedale. Since about 1891, the place has been known as Selkirk. In the 1800s, there was a sawmill there. It was owned by H.W. Martindale, originally of Bradford, and J.J. Wheelock, originally from Titusville. The ...

Former Warren resident earns teaching award

Business

On Thursday, May 3, the 29th Annual Clarksville Education Association (CMCEA) honored the Distinguished Educators for the 2018-2019 school year. Abigail (Mack) Swartzfager, a fourth-grade, STEM Math teacher, received her second consecutive Green Apple Teacher of the Year award at Moore Magnet ...

Partners in the Arts looking for county art partners

Community

Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts is looking to fund art in Warren County. Erie Arts and Culture will hold a workshop for PPA Stream Grants at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Allegheny Center for the Arts office at Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, Pennsylvania Ave. W., Warren. “The PPA ...

Internet relativity

Local News

On its surface, the head-scratching conundrum of the rural internet problem seems needlessly complicated. Especially if you’ve ever experienced anything remotely approaching what the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) deems minimum broadband upload speeds of 3 to 5 megabytes per ...

Warren County Commissioners Candidate Forum

Local News

The League of Women Voters held a commissioners candidate forum on May 7 and questions were posed to candidates by the league itself, submitted by the public, and by the audience. The event was held in the main courtroom of the courthouse in anticipation of the upcoming May 21 primary ...

Happy Mother’s Day!

Community

Miss Blair’s first-grade class: Lillian W. — My mama is the best because she is happy! My mama is cute. I love mama forever. My mama is love! Gracie E. — Dear Mom, You are the best! I think you are the Worlds best mom every day mom. You make the best milkshake! Quinton J. — My mom ...

Briefs…

Community

Crime Stoppers to meet Warren County Crime Stoppers will hold its monthly meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Warren County Courthouse in the upstairs jury room. The focus of the meeting will be on making plans for the annual fund-raiser. Class dinner The Eisenhower High School class ...

Quackery or medicine?

Community

Many of the stories that occupy this space require connecting the dots. That’s the case with the story of Jerome Kidder, M.D. We know he was born on March 11, 1926, in Warren. We also know he died on May 13, 1879, at the age of 53 in New York City where the business you're about to read ...

ANF offers public opportunities to comment on forest projects

Local News

The health of the Allegheny National Forest is central to the forest’s motto — “land of many uses.” It is to be “a healthy, vigorous forest that provides wood products, protects watersheds, a variety of wildlife habitats and recreational opportunities — not only for today, but ...

Brief…

Local News Briefs

Road closed Miller Hill Road will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays (weather permitting) starting Wednesday, May 15, for paving. According to PennDOT, the road will be closed from the intersection with Route 69 (Jackson Run Road) in Conewango Township to the intersection with Old ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (5-13): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (5-15): blood pressures; cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (5-16): crafts at 9:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bonus bingo after ...

Co-work space Innovault timeline announced

Business

A board has been assembled and a timeline is in place for the eventual opening of a co-working space in the PNC Building in downtown Warren. The portion of the first floor fronting Liberty St. is the location for the space. At a meeting on Monday, the following individuals were appointed ...

Destructive Decisions

Local News

If a scenario acted out on Thursday actually occurred, odds are hundreds of prayers would be posted on social media before parents at the scene of a crash could learn the fate of their child. A mock crash assembly was held at Sheffield Area Middle-High School on Thursday. The two-vehicle, ...

TCCS gets educational visit from Mobile Ag Lab

Community

Students at the Tidioute Community Charter School (TCCS) have been buzzing like bees this week exploring everything from how the fruit is made to tracking down the source of contaminated well water in a simulation, thanks to a visit from the Mobile Ag Lab. The Mobile Ag Lab, sponsored by the ...

Briefs…

Community

Warren County Wonders Allegheny Center for the Arts (ACA) has announced the winners of the October and April pages for its fundraising calendar, WCCBI/ACA “Warren County Wonders 2020.” First place for the October page in the Warren County Wonders goes to Chris Goff for “Confetti ...

Knappenberger found guilty of indecent assault

Local News

A Warren man has been found guilty at jury trial of indecent assault against a 12-year-old girl. And he faces pending charges for allegedly attempting to burn down the home where the victim resided while she and six others were inside. Jackson Kent Knappenberger, 25, E. Third Ave., was ...