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‘Along Came A Tiger’

Local News

“I keep hoping that it will go away, but I guess that I will always have the fear of betrayal and the deep fear inside me that I cannot lose, that the Tiger is still out there, still looking for us POWs so managed to escape his grasp.” Writing 50 years later, the Tiger death march — ...

A military ‘family’

Local News

“Family.” The very first thing Skyla Govier thinks of when asked about the military. And why wouldn’t she? She’s done everything but served herself — with her great-grandfather, grandfather, great-uncle, father, stepfather, cousin, brother, husband, and now two children having ...

‘One of the lucky ones’

Local News

Frank Tittio, of Irvine, considers himself “one of the lucky ones” when it comes to his time in service to our country. “It isn’t much of a story,” he said humbly. Tittio was 17 years old when he enlisted in an aviation training program in Erie. “I took a test and got sworn ...

A life turned upside-down

Local News

The draft turned Bob Larson’s life upside-down. But, since his head had been in the wrong place to begin with, upside-down was just what he needed. Larson was 22 when he received his draft notice. It was New Year’s Eve, 1963. He was living in Warren. He had dropped out of high ...

Decoding Ken Sorensen

Local News

Kenneth Sorensen was born on September 4, 1925, making him 94-years-old today. He was the oldest of 8 siblings, 5 boys 3 girls, growing up on Cobham Park Road, Scandia. All of his siblings are still alive except one sister. Ken and his wife of over 60 years had three children together, ...

Like father, like daughter

Local News

When God gave former U.S. Marine and Pennsylvania State Police Officer Ken Hahn two girls, he thought the long tradition of military service amongst many of the men in his family had come to an end. That was, until, his youngest daughter Naomi, a senior at Warren Area High School came along ...

Opening bell

Business

On Nov. 4, Ronald J. Seiffert, President and CEO of Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (Symbol NWBI), the holding company of Northwest Bank, along with members of executive management and the board of directors, rang the opening bell on NASDAQ to celebrate 25 years as a publicly-traded company on the ...

Briefs…

Community

‘A Christmas Spectacular’ Molly Dies announces “A Christmas Spectacular — Believe,” the 2019 show, will be back at Struthers Library Theatre, Thanksgiving weekend, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. Tickets are on sale at ...

Get your shopping on

Community

Your holiday gifting can be accomplished at the annual What’s New for the Holidays fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Warren Woman’s Club 310 Market Street. Make your season much brighter and stress-free by supporting the talents of local artisans and treat ...

Youngsville man will register as sex offender for assault

Local News

A Youngsville man will stay in the county system — but have to register for the next 25 years as a sex offender — as a result of a sentence handed down Friday morning. Nicholas Cox, 19, was sentenced by Judge Gregory Hammond on charges of statutory sexual assault — 4-8 years older, ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

City of Warren Child pornography. City of Warren police report two 14-year-old juveniles were both cited for transmission of sexually explicit images by a minor on Nov. 5 following an investigation from October. Theft. Dylan Hochstine, 22, and Katelin Smith, 26, both of Warren, were ...

County Vets Day ceremony Monday in Warren

Community

The annual Warren County Veterans Day program, presented by The Warren American Legion Post 135, will be held Monday, Nov. 11, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Soldiers and Sailors Park in Warren, at the monument near the northeast corner of the Hickory Street Bridge. The program will include the ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Tuesday (11-12): Center closed the second Tuesday of the month Wednesday (11-13): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am; Bingo after Lunch; Blood Pressures 1st Wed of the Month Thursday (11-14): Cards and Crafts; Lunch at 11:45 am; 50/50 and ...

Clarendon man sent to prison for exposing self to 7-year-old

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A Clarendon man is headed to state prison for exposing himself to a seven-year-old girl. Judge Gregory Hammond handed down the sentence to Robert Bloom on Friday morning on a single count of indecent exposure. Bloom’s attorney, Tyler Lindquist, noted that his client is 33 years old and ...

‘Conversation not finished’

Community

Nearly two years ago, a group of Warren Public Library staff and one board member planted some seeds in the form of questions. The seeds were scattered among all ages and grew into a stem of ideas to enhance life in our local communities. That stem of ideas is now available to everyone on the ...

Ruff Riders introduce new officers

Community

The first meeting of the Sugar Grove Ruff Riders official 4H year was held on October 1. Members of the 4H group played a mixer game to start off their meeting. The purpose of this game was to get to know new members and break the ice. Also, nominations for new officers were conducted. ...