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2022 Trick or Treat Hours

WARREN, Pa. – Here are the Trick or Treat hours for municipalities around Warren County.

Help us keep telling Warren County’s stories


When I returned to Warren after a five-year stint as an Air Force spouse and writer for the Schriever Sentinel at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, I felt something was missing.

As I settled back into the sports desk at our local legacy paper, I realized that although some local stories were being told, our community needed a space dedicated to chronicling its rich athletic history.

Just as my colleague Andy Close and I started mulling the idea, a virus began ravaging the world — and we soon found ourselves among the thousands of journalists laid off in the midst of the COVID pandemic.

We knew it was time to stop mulling and get to work. But we realized our community needed more than just a chronicle of its sporting glory. Like so many communities, Warren County’s local media outlets had become just another title for corporate conglomerates with no actual ties to the community.

Andy and I knew that Warren deserved more than just a front page full of crime and a half hour on the radio once a week.

So we launched Your Daily Local to help fill the void and start telling more of the stories of Warren County. Stories about local people, places, and events — written by journalists who were born and raised here and who understand what Warren County is all about.

We were determined to amplify all the good things people are doing to help build our community, instead of focusing on the negative stories fueling our community’s downward spiral.

Over the last two years, we’ve done just that.

We were the first to share a school board member’s mask project and how Sheffield students tried to keep a sense of normalcy during remote learning. We told Kevin Ignatius’ story about founding a film company and why they shot a feature film in Warren County. We’ve covered new and growing events like Warren County Pride and the return of Music on the Mountain.

We don’t shy away from asking tough questions, either.

We broke the story of Bluestem closing its Irvine Distribution Center, and kept a close eye on the battle over masks in schools. We’ve given municipal governments like Glade and Pine Grove more coverage than they’ve seen in decades.

And we ran an investigative series on COVID in our state correctional institutes and co-produced a podcast investigating the Damien Sharp case.

Oh, and we still found a way to chronicle those athletes adding to our county’s sports history. We covered everything from state champions to fantastic finishes to our community’s athletes continuing their careers beyond high school.

But we can’t do it alone.

Reporting requires resources, and we need your help to keep our community journalism sustainable. That’s why we’re asking our readers to chip in a monthly contribution.

Your contribution will let us write more, dig deeper, and keep telling our community’s stories. We’re particularly interested in digging into local stories that might otherwise go unreported or, at least, not get the attention they deserve.

We don’t want to put our stories behind a paywall, so we need your support to create accessible, in-depth, original work. Help us give Warren County the coverage it deserves.

If just 50 of you could contribute just one hour’s worth of your wages each month, we can keep doing our part to reverse the trend of community newsroom closures — and keep Warren County well covered.

With appreciation,

Brian Hagberg
Publisher, Your Daily Local

LeRoy VanTassel Memorial Fund Donates More Than $11,000 to WGH Cancer Center

WARREN, Pa. – Family and friends of gathered for the 9th Annual Brokenstraw Fish & Game Club Leek Party to remember and celebrate the life of LeRoy VanTassel on April 29. This year they raised $11,250 which was donated to the Warren General Hospital Cancer Center.

Air Quality Alert Issued for Thursday, June 8

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued a Code ORANGE air quality alert for Pennsylvania on Thursday, June 8, 2023.

Allegheny Outdoor Club to Hike


WARREN, Pa. – On Sunday, June 11 the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike the Anders Run Trail.

June 8, 2023 Morning Cup ‘O News Fueled by White Cane Coffee

WARREN, Pa. – Here’s your Morning Cup ‘O News fueled by White Cane Coffee for Thursday, June 8, 2023.

Warren’s Fincher Named Region 1 Tennis Player of the Year as Several Dragons Honored

ERIE, Pa. – Warren senior tennis player Logan Fincher was named Region 1 boys’ tennis Player of the Year, as voted on by region coaches.

June 8, 2023 Police Blotter


June 7, 2023 police blotter

Haze Over Warren County as Wildfire Smoke Drifts Into the Region from Canada

WARREN, Pa. – There was a haze over Warren County as the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued a Code Red Air Quality alert for all of central Pennsylvania on Wednesday due to wildfire smoke from Canada.

Little League: John Anderson Construction Completes Undefeated Season; A&B Heating Tops Allegheny Prints; Dahlstrom Roll Foam Edges Superior Tire

WARREN, Pa. – John Anderson Construction beat Betts, 9-3, in boys juniors’ Little League action to complete an undefeated season.

Possible Human Skeletal Remains Found in Freehold Township Shed

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, Pa. – State police are investigating after skeletal remains were found in an abandoned shed in Freehold Township on the western edge of Warren County Tuesday.

City Street to be Closed for Two Weeks

WARREN, Pa. – The City of Warren announced that a city street will be closed for approximately two weeks to complete utility work.