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Halls of Ivy Renee Taylor, a junior nursing student from Youngsville, was named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Dean’s list status is awarded to students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Sunshine Week The ...

Revolutionary roots

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Whether talking about the county or the city, Warren was named in honor of a Revolutionary War general who is known variously as America’s forgotten Founding Father or the Founding Martyr. Gen. Joseph Warren, the namesake of Warren County and the City of Warren, has a park and a statue in ...

Mozart Club will host Acclaim Duo

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The Mozart Club of Jamestown will present Houghton College’s Acclaim Duo at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Christ First United Methodist Church, 663 Lakeview Ave., Jamestown, N.Y. The Mozart Club of Jamestown, which is sponsoring the event, was established in 1879, making it the oldest ...

Panama, NY-native describes fear as storms approached

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PHENIX CITY, ALA. — A former Panama, N.Y., resident who has lived in Alabama for the last 10 years said Sunday proved to be a nerve-wracking day after more than a dozen people were killed when violent storms ripped through the deep south. Larissa Walrod said she, her husband, and two ...

Students as teachers

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A new program initiated at Beaty-Warren Middle School this year seems to indicate that young ears may be more receptive to lessons taught by their peers. A team of 10 eighth-grade students meets each Thursday with School Counselor Matt Menard to plan lessons they will teach to fifth-grade ...

Raising hellbenders

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In May of 2017, two Eastern Hellbenders named Oneka and Tweeg came to Roger Tory Peterson Institute in Jamestown, N.Y., from the Buffalo Zoo to serve as animal ambassadors and help educate people of all ages about this incredible species. The Buffalo Zoo donated the hellbenders’ enclosure ...

Briefs…

Community

Bridge results At the Community Center Bob Kellogg-was first and Alice Kellogg second. At the Woman’s Club Marge Polito was first with Alice Kellogg second and at the library, Thursday night Patty Baker was first and Bill Massa second. Shrove Tuesday pancake supper The Annual Shrove ...

Brothels in Babylon

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Warren County is a pretty conservative place. But there was once a town in the county where six of its first eight businesses were brothels. Welcome to Babylon, ladies and gentlemen. Flashback to the 1860s. Just a few years before, Edwin Drake became the first man to successfully drill ...

Warren man sent to jail for biting woman

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A Warren man who pled guilty to biting a woman during a domestic situation was sentenced to a period in the county jail on Friday. Dennis L. Wedge was sentenced by President Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday at the Warren County Courthouse. He pled guilty to simple assault on Feb. 7 Wedge ...

Defendants sentenced on Friday in Warren County court

Cops & Court Report

President Judge Maureen Skerda handed down the following sentences during sentence court proceedings on Friday morning at the Warren County Courthouse: ¯ Angela K. Buchleitner-Miller, Warren, to a five-year intermediate punishment sentence on a count of felony retail theft. Skerda ordered ...

March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

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Odds are you know someone who has experienced problem or compulsive gambling. According to the North American Foundation for Gambling Addiction Help, the United States is in the top list of countries, where a huge part of the population (2.6 percent or almost 10 million people) has an ...

County senior center schedule

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Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (3-4): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (3-6): cards; Blood pressure 10:30 – 11:30; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; Every Wednesday Lenten Lunch; bingo after lunch Thursday (3-7): cards at 9:30 am; ...

Philomel Club offers music education scholarships

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The Philomel Club of Warren is accepting applications for its annual scholarships for students in seventh grade and older who are studying with a private music instructor. Scholarships are also available for students pursuing continuing education in music beyond high school. Letters of ...

County gearing up for 2020 Census

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There are over 390 days between now and April 1, 2020. And local officials are already working with that date in mind. Why? It’s Census Day. The Census doesn’t just impact Congressional representation or the number of electors states get in the Elector College. According to a recent ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Sheffield Twp. Harassment. Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies report that two juvenile females have been charged with harassment after a physical altercation at Sheffield High School. No date was provided for the physical altercation. Tidioute Liquor law violation. Erie-based Pennsylvania ...

Delta Kappa Gamma tours Allegheny Center for the Arts

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On Saturday, Feb. 23, Delta Kappa Gamma members had a tour of the Allegheny Center for the Arts located on the second and third floors of Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church. In the photo are John Shaughnesy, ACA board president, Kate Kiser, metalsmithing teacher, and Mark Davis, metal ...

Flood Control

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Kinzua Dam and the Allegheny Reservoir prevented nearly $50 million in flood damage during the 2018 federal fiscal year. The Pittsburgh District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reported that the district’s 16 flood risk management reservoirs prevented an estimated $1.1 billion ...

Commissioners defend mental health services

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The Warren County Commissioners have come out swinging in opposition to proposed changes to how mental health and drug and alcohol services are managed across the Commonwealth. At issue are House Bill 335 and Senate Bill 268, which would remove the “carveout” from the state Behavioral ...

On The Record

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Warren False Reports. Andrew Haines, 52 & Kyle Haines, 31, Both of Warren were charged with False Reports – Reported Offense did not occur following an investigation on Feb. 2. Marijuana. Charles Stanton, 24, Warren was charged with Possession of Marijuana & Possession of Drug ...

East Street school and more under blight review

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The former East Street School is moving into the crosshairs of the City of Warren Blighted Property Review Committee. Terry Williams, the city’s director of codes, permitting and recreation services, asked the committee for “direction” and explained that she had conversations with ...