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Henry Rutsky, Sr.

Henry Rutsky, Sr., of Pittsfield, PA, went clear of this world on January 5, 2020. He was born on July 13, 1927, in Pricedale, PA, the son of Stanley and Josephine Rutsky. He was preceded in death by his parents; beloved wife, Bernice Weilacher Rutsky; his brothers, Frank and Joe Rutsky; ...

Brief…

Class lunch The Warren Area High School Class of 1951 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Cornerstone. Classmates and friends welcome.

Congolese woman dies after entering US border custody

HOUSTON (AP) — A 41-year-old Congolese asylum seeker died Wednesday in U.S. government custody shortly after she entered a border station in South Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday. CBP says the woman, who the agency did not identify, had arrived at an official port of ...

2 arrested over skateboarding on interstate

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Police on Thursday arrested a 26-year-old man accused of skateboarding on a Louisiana interstate bridge and a 34-year-old woman accused of taking a video of it later posted on Facebook. Troopers in Lake Charles learned Sunday that a man had skateboarded down travel ...

Sea lion ‘still feisty’ after fall to California highway

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A sea lion pup was in critical condition but “still feisty” Wednesday after it fell more than 30 feet (9 meters) from a footbridge onto a highway in California, officials said. The 33-pound (15 kilograms) pup, now named “Lords-a-Leaping,” was dehydrated ...

Officials talk courthouse presentation

How to clean the courthouse was a primary focus of the Warren County Commissioner’s Monday work session. The commissioner’s decision boiled down to this – expand an existing contract with Bollinger Enterprises or hire a part-time maintenance person who would be tasked with managing ...

Park’n hike

Rates at the parking meters throughout downtown Warren might not be on the rise but the same can’t be said for all other parking-related fees in the City of Warren. “In the original proposal to raise the on street rate to $1, the lot rate would have been lowered to $.75 per hour,” ...

Limestone property closer to RDA owners

A Limestone Township blighted property appears on a path to ownership by the Warren County Redevelopment Authority. The subject property is located at 58 Bush Lane and is detailed in county assessment records as owned by Lynda Bush Berenbrok et. al. But the property was titled to six ...

No siren emergency

Tornado sirens in and around Warren went off at approximately 12:55 p.m. but there is no active emergency. It’s unclear why the siren went off. Warren County Public Safety Director Ken McCorrison said there “is no catastrophic emergency” and noted that it is “not even positive” what ...

WAHS cheer competes at D-10

The Warren Area High School cheerleading squad competes at the District 10 cheerleading championships on Saturday at McDowell High School. The Hickory Hornets captured the D-10 Medium Division championship for the second consecutive season.

Storms kill 2, knock out power, downs trees on East Coast

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Storms that began on Halloween killed at least two people, caused flooding, downed trees and power lines and damaged homes across the Northeast on Friday. By Friday afternoon, the number of people without power in the Northeast was starting to creep down, but still ...

Peak Foliage

Leaves in the region continue to be near peak fall foliage. DCNR Cornplanter District Forester Cecile Stelter discussed leaf colors with the City of Warren Street Landscape Committee on Tuesday. Stelter said that the area has peaked in color “or is in the middle of that.” She said the ...

Warren County Dairy Princess shines at State Dairy Pageant

Long live the Dairy Princess is how the saying goes, we think. Warren County Dairy Princess Elizabeth Lucks competed in the 63rd annual Pennsylvania State Dairy Princess Pageant on Saturday, Sept. 21. Princesses arrived Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Red Lion Hotel in Harrisburg. During ...

Barbara Sundberg

Barbara A. Sundberg, 81, of 691 Cobham Park Rd, Warren, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at home surrounded by her family. Barb was born on March 1, 1938, in Erie, to the late Curtis and Violet (Heddrick) Ferguson. Barb is survived by her children Chief Master Sgt. USAF ...

Hospital Report

Warren General Hospital Born BOY (September 19, 2019) Michael and Christine Kuzminski, Warren GIRL (September 20, 2019) James and Jessica Hughes, Forksville GIRL (September 20, 2019) Jeff and Stephanie Scutella, Warren

75 years young

A bear with a reputation for dumping buckets of water on smoldering fires resisted the urge on Sunday as he arrived to find a smokey grill cooking hot dogs in his honor. Smokey Bear celebrated his 75th birthday with a pavilion full of friends and fans on Sunday at Chapman State Park. The ...

Stolen vehicle

Conewango Township police are seeking information about a stolen 2009 Jeep Wrangler “JK,” burgandy in color, taken from 193 Dinger Lane, Warren, sometime between 8:45 p.m. Friday evening and 11:30 a.m. Saturday. The Jeep has 35-inch tires, a lift kit, after-market steel bumpers on the ...

New York to let schools put cameras on bus stop arms

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Schools in New York state can now install cameras on the stop arms of school buses to catch motorists who put students at risk under legislation signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Drivers caught on camera passing a stopped bus would face $250 tickets, with ...

Local talent…

The Warren Festival of the Arts presents “Where Are You Going?” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 9, at the Struthers Library Theatre. It’s loaded with talent from our own area. You might see a glimpse of the gangsters who invaded the art gallery a few years ago. You might also see and ...