Thursday May 16
Go-cart track gets zoning exception
The Warren County Zoning Hearing Board approved a special exemption for a go-cart track in Columbus Township on Wednesday.
Thursday May 16
Click It Or Ticket
Beginning Monday and running through Sunday, June 9, the Warren City Police Department, the Pennsylvania State Police, the Tidioute Borough Police Department, the Conewango Township Police and the Warren County Sheriff's Office will join over 600 law enforcement agencies across the Commonwealth in enforcing seatbelt laws.
Wed May 15, 2013
Pennsylvania Residents Pleaded Guilty to Welfare Fraud
May 15th, 2013 Twenty five Pennsylvania residents pleaded guilty to welfare fraud and/or were sentenced for their crimes during April, the Office of Inspector General announced today.
Magisterial districts will be shifting Aug. 1
As part of statewide realignments of magisterial judicial districts, Pleasant Township will be transferred from magisterial district 37-2-01, the office of Judge Glenn Carlson in Warren, to district 37-4-01, the office of Judge Cynthia Lindemuth in Youngsville, effective Aug.
That's the crux of the arguments laid out in a 25-page court filing on behalf of GRO-Warren, Christine Cheronis and James Cheronis that counters a civil action filed by the City of Warren in January that alleges misspent grant funding, the largest of which is a $500,000 anchor building grant from the state Department of Community and Economic ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
Erie Times News
Warren man jailed on statutory sexual assault charge
Allen E. Burnett, 20, was arraigned before Warren County District Judge Cindy Lindemuth on charges of statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault and corruption of minors.
Hi-Crush Partners acquires frac sand distributor to double size
Hi-Crush Partners LP said Tuesday it will acquire D&I Silica LLC, a frac sand distributor, for about $125 million.
In the face of a budget deficit that reaches as high as $4,798,676, the Warren County School District board of directors elected to raise taxes in multiple places during the May meeting held on Monday at the Warren County Career Center.
Mon May 13, 2013
Back On Guard
Times Observer photo by Brian Ferry Return to duty The statue of the World War I Doughboy has resumed its post at Oakland Cemetery.
The Marksman: Russell's Randy Ent steals the show as rifleman at CMP Oklahoma Games
"It's something I can do," the humble Russell-native said three years ago, when he was featured in the Times Observer for winning at John C. Garand Match at the Eastern CMP Games in Camp Butner, N.C. "I can't run, can't play ball, and I don't care about golf." Since moving on from pistol shooting to as-issued World War I- and World War II-era ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Permits Paint Brighter Picture
If zoning permit activity is an indicator of economic vitality, then Warren County may be emerging from the 2008 recession.
Thu May 09, 2013
HS choirs invited to audition for chance to sing with Foreigner at Musikfest
Step up to the mic! One area high school choir will get to sing with a rock group at this year's Musikfest.
Cnty. board delays action for more info
A resolution authorizing representation to the Workforce Investment Board was tabled after Commissioner John Bortz said three members of the WIB from Venango, Forest and Clarion counties have been looking to split from the region without the full consultation of member counties.
Tue May 07, 2013
on the Record
Harassment. Warren-based state police responded to a report of harassment at the Warren State Hospital at 12:40 a.m. on May 6. According to police, Justina Robison, 31, Warren, kicked Rachel Johnson, 27, Jamestown, N.Y., in the arm/bicep while Johnson was attempting to administer medical treatment.
TAWC forced to slash nearly $100,000 from budget
The Transit Authority of Warren County budget for 2013-2014 will be nearly $100,000 less than the current spending plan.
Mon May 06, 2013
Mapdanna illustration by Ellen Paquette A map on a bandanna Mapdanna, by Ellen Paquette, features some key points of Warren County's geography as well as outdoors events and businesses.
Our opinion: Time for fresh look?
Not a sprawling resort attracting so many people that it creates bumper-to-bumper traffic congestion along Route 59 and a flotilla of bow-to-stern congestion on the water.
7 named wild trout streams
Seven Warren County waterways have been added to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's list of wild trout streams.
Sun May 05, 2013
It's Up To You
The Warren County School District board of directors meets for a special meeting at 7 p.m. at the Warren County Career Center for the purpose of budget deliberations and any other business that may come before the board.