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Warren High School Class of 1957 luncheon is being held today The Warren High School Class of 1957 will hold a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Pellegrinos on Conewango Avenue. Russell UMC drive through chicken bbq held today The Russell United Methodist Church will hold a ...

Photo contest submissions sought

The deadline for entries to the inaugural Warren County Conservation District photo contest is coming fast. The categories are wildlife, barns, trees and sunsets. All entries must have been taken in Warren County. Entries may be submitted as 5-by-7 or 8-by-10 matted (not framed) prints to ...

City man is finalist for SilverSneakers Swanson Award

There’s a term for people like John Colvin — workout warrior. Colvin, of Warren, is dedicated to his fitness. He’s in the gym every day. He’s pumping iron and working up a sweat. When his trainers give him a challenge, he meets it every time. Unlike most of the people that are ...

Hats off, Warren County

Sometimes, just sometimes, small town Warren County isn’t so small. Just ask “Swanny from Draft House.” Born and raised in Warren County, John Swanson has done his fair share of traveling. He’s met people and made friends all over the United States. But traveling comes second to ...

The Case For Completing Census

Have you returned your census information yet? There’s still time and it really is quick and easy to do. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the self-response period for the 2020 Census has been extended until Sept. 30. The 2020 Census questionnaire will take about 10 minutes to ...

RUSH Late Models to be featured at Eriez today

HAMMETT — Eriez Speedway will feature the Nic Dit Trucking RUSH Crate Late Models in a $1,500-to-win special today. As the season only has three regular points-paying events left on the schedule, every position will be important as drivers vie for the championship honors. The featured ...

Joseph Frontera

Joseph L. Frontera, 95, died peacefully Thursday morning, Aug. 13, 2020, at his residence after enjoying a great life. He was born April 8, 1925, in Clarendon, Pa. He was the son of John B. and Maria Saracino Frontera. Joe was a Warren area resident most of his entire life. He was a 1943 ...

Carol Walters

Carol Walters, 85, of Youngsville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, at the Rouse Warren Co Home. The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Youngsville have been entrusted with all arrangements.

COVID-19 forces cancellation of Lakers Special Hockey season

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — Cody Allshouse admitted he never imagined he would say it. And then he did. “I’m not going to lie, there have been a few times when I’ve broken down in tears the past few days just thinking about it,” the Lakers sled hockey assistant coach/player said ...

Take me out to the ballgame

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following column first saw the light of day in August 2014. With Major League Baseball finally beginning its 2020 season tonight, it was deemed appropriate to run the column again. Every Sunday morning in the summer, worshipers at my church — First Covenant in Jamestown ...

Playtime With The Pros

Submitted Photo Michael Davenport, Daniel Mulamba, Bernard Edwards and Raheem “Radio” Singleton of the Jamestown Jackals headline a group of players and staff who are conducting a “Playtime with the Pros” at Jackson-Taylor Park in Jamestown, N.Y. this week. The event, which runs from 9 ...

Readers Speak

Applauding response Dear Editor, We would like to say a big thank you to Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department as well as Starbrick, Garland and Wrightsville for the quick response to our 911 call on Saturday to the structure fire next to our house. They were here immediately and knocked ...

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Penelec Retirees postpones luncheon Due to COVID-19 concerns, the committee assigned to make arrangements for the 2020 luncheon for the Bradford and Warren District Penelec Retirees group has canceled the luncheon. The luncheon, normally held the first week in August, has been postponed to ...

Barone: ‘It’s been pretty wild’

“It’s been pretty wild.” Anthony Barone could not think of a more appropriate way to describe his first four games as a professional baseball manager Wednesday afternoon. It’s hard to argue with the Jamestown native. His Milwaukee Milkmen lost Friday, he was ejected from his ...

Warren Scholastic Book Fair to be held virtually

The Warren Public Library Scholastic Book Fair will be virtual this year. Pete the Cat visited the 2019 Book Fair. “This year, Pete is encouraging adults to bring the joy of reading home for the children in their lives by shopping at the Warren Public Library’s Scholastic Virtual Book ...

Salvation Army, Community Foundation together meet demand

For the Salvation Army, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised some unusual challenges. The pandemic has also shown that the Warren County community is ready and willing to come through in a crisis. Prior to COVID-19, the Salvation Army was serving 30 to 40 meals a day, according to Capt. Keith ...

Bite leads to assault charge

A Warren State Hospital patient has been charged with aggravated assault after allegedly biting, spitting on, shoving, punching, and scratching a member of the hospital staff. Linda J. Welch, 27, is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, and harassment. The charges stem from an ...

Markings at Pennsylvania Avenue and Market Street show utilities for planning

The first physical signs of changes coming to the intersection at Market Sreet and Pennsylvania Avenue have appeared. While the end result will be a roundabout, those first signs are a slew of paint markings that denote the location of the various utilities that run around, under and through ...

Warren man behind bars on rape charges

A Warren man faces rape charges and is behind bars stemming from an incident that occurred at a Dartmouth Street residence last week. Joseph W. Madigan, 29, 713 Fourth Ave., Apt. 3C, faces charges of rape — forcible compulsion, aggravated indecent assault without consent and indecent assault ...