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ROLLOVER: No one injured in two-car crash

OBSERVER Photo by Andrew David Kuczkowski A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Webster and Chautauqua roads in Pomfret left a truck on its side, while a van was without a front right head lamp. Around 6:23 p.m. Wednesday, the van allegedly ran the stop sign on Webster Road and impacted the

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

City of Warren accepting Pridewalk applications

Applications are being accepted for the city's sidewalk repair program, Pridewalk. Department of Public Works Director Mike Holtz said that $50,000 has been set aside to reimburse eligible property owners in the city who undertake sidewalk renovation projects this year. "Almost everybody that applie

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

'I just asked if she needed any help'

"And so we understand that ordinary people are messengers of the Most High. They go about their tasks in holy anonymity. Often, even unknown to themselves. Yet, if they had not been there, if they had not said what they said or did what they did, it would not be the way it is now. We would not be th

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-22 15:49:00

Warren state police probe accidental shooting

Warren state police police are investigating the accidental shooting of a man Tuesday afternoon at a residence in Youngsville, Warren County. Police said Victor M. Battko III, 28, of Youngsville, was involved in a verbal argument when he retrieved a small-caliber firearm at a residence on Homestead


Three arrested after Arcade PD chase stolen FL vehicle

Three people were arrested in Arcade Tuesday after a traffic violation turned into a police pursuit. ARCADE, NY - Three people have been arrested after a traffic violation turned into a police pursuit Tuesday in Arcade. Just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday evening, an Arcade Police Officer attempted to st

WGRZ TV - 2018-03-21 20:05:00

Youngsville man charged after accidental shooting

A Youngsville man is being charged with endangering the welfare of children after accidentally shooting himself in the leg at his residence Tuesday evening. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Victor Michael Battko III accidentally discharged a small caliber firearm during a verbal, non-physical


Frewsburg, N.Y. woman charged with aggravated assault in Warren County

According to Conewango Township Police, Denise R. Whisner, 48, of Frewsburg, N.Y., was charged with four counts of aggravated assault, three counts of simple assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and public drunkenness after an incident at Maurices in North Warren on St. Patrick's Day. The


Titusville Man Faces Felony Charges After Breaking into Oil City Residence

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) - A Titusville man is behind bars after allegedly breaking into a residence in Oil City. Court documents indicate the Oil City Police Department filed criminal charges against 67-year-old Raymond E. Bortzer, of Titusville. According to a criminal complaint, around 3:47 p.m. on Tu

EXPLOREVENANGO.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Spring Creek Township bridge will not be replaced

PennDOT will hold a public meeting to hear input regarding the Cemetery Road Bridge over Brokenstraw Creek in Spring Creek Township. A PennDOT needs study "determined that Cemetery Road Bridge does not have a sufficient documented need to warrant using state or federal funds to rehabilitate or repla

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Jamestown City Rec Baseball Sign-Ups Ongoing

Registrations will be accepted at the Parks, Recreation & Conservation Department office on the fourth floor of City Hall at 200 E. Third St. from 8 a.m. to noon and 1-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The program is open to boys and girls ages 7-12 years old. Seven-year-olds will only be allowed to

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Hunter Who Investigators Say Shot, Killed Woman in Sherman, New York Re-Indicted

The man who investigators say shot and killed Sherman, New York woman during hunting incident has been re-indicted, according to Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson. Thomas Jadlowski was arraigned Monday on a two-count indictment alleging manslaughter in the second degree and hunting


Fatal crash closes part of I-86 EB in Cuba

CUBA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A fatal crash has shut down part of I-86 near Cuba. The eastbound lanes in that area will be closed for an undetermined amount of time, Cuba police say. "There will be increased traffic flow through the Town and Village for the better part of this morning and possibly into this a


Titusville man charged with sex-related crimes

SPARTA TOWNSHIP - A Titusville man was charged Monday with multiple counts of sex-related crimes involving a 13-year-old girl in January. Tyler Michael Drake, 25, is accused of sending nude photos and requesting nude photos and oral sex from the girl at a home in the township, according to a state p


POLICE: Woman drove drunk with infant in car

CHAFFEE, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Chaffee woman is facing Leandra's Law charges after State Police say she was driving drunk with her five-month-old daughter in the car. 32-year-old Heather Gearman was pulled over by Troopers Sunday around 1:00 p.m. on Liberty Street in the Village of Arcade. Police say she


Warren County's Re-Entry Program to begin in April

According to Bob Raible, Executive Director of the Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunities Council, the property at 225 Pennsylvania Ave. West has been used as a homeless shelter for a long time. And the nine-unit apartment building will continue to serve that population, with three dedicated


Chautauqua County man charged with DWI with kids aboard

A Clymer man was charged with driving while intoxicated with children in the vehicle, Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies said. Johnathan D. Whitney, 39, was pulled over for a driving infraction shortly before midnight Saturday on Route 474 in French Creek. Sheriff's deputies found him to be intoxi


Gowanda officer saves teen's life after stabbing

That's how fast Gowanda Police Department's Officer Randall responded to a stabbing on Chestnut Street on March 7 at 8:06 p.m. and began to treat the victim. The sight he saw, Randall said, had a snow bank covered in blood and a gash where the knife penetrated the victim's neck. "As soon as I pulled


Warren man given additional state time for jail escape attempt

A Warren man already serving a state prison for operating a methamphetamine lab will spend additional time in state prison for trying to escape the Warren County Jail. Joshua D. Wightman, 31, was sentenced by Judge Gregory Hammond on Friday on charges of criminal conspiracy (escape) and weapon or im


Marijuana and meth dealer sentenced to state prison

And federal law enforcement authorities are waiting for him on firearms violations. Richard Justin Hanson, 35, was charged in June 2017 for drug deals that took place in 2016 and 2017. He was sentenced by Judge Gregory Hammond on Friday. According to the affidavit of probable cause, on July 18, 2016


Fire destroys barn at Smith's Maple Farm, closes for Maple Festival weekend

NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. (WKBW) - An overnight fire destroyed a barn at Smith's Maple Farm in Town of Boston. According to the North Boston Fire Company, 13 different agencies responded to the fire call. Crews were able contain the fire in time to save a shack where maple syrup is created and stored. Offi