News

Matter of ‘safety’

Local News

Sheriff’s deputies do not have full law enforcement powers. A bill before the Pennsylvania House of Representatives would change that. Warren County District Attorney Rob Greene addressed the House State Government Committee on Friday to urge legislators to pass that bill. “This is a ...

Very special day as Snyder turns 100

Community

There will be a very special birthday party for Jerry Snyder on Sunday. Family from Alaska, Oregon, Oklahoma, Iowa, Georgia, and New York are expected. Jerry was born in Dubois on Sept. 23, 1918 — 100 years ago. In that time, Jerry served in the Army during World War II on the front ...

Dedicated

Community

The dedication of the Lottsville Community Memorial was held on Saturday, Sept. 15. Over a hundred residents and former residents joined special guests for the 10:30 a.m. dedication of the memorial, located in front of the Lottsville Cemetery. Co-chairs of the Lottsville Heritage ...

Briefs…

Community

Hearing aid found A hearing aid was turned in to the City of Warren Police Department on Friday, Sept. 21. It had been found in the downtown area. Contact the City of Warren Police at (814) 723-2700 Monday through Friday until 4:30 p.m. to claim. Class breakfast The men of the Warren High ...

Forge exhibit at Wilder Museum

Community

The Wilder Museum of Warren County History and the National Forge have a long history together. To honor this relationship and to recognize the history of the National Forge, the Wilder Museum, 51 Erie Avenue, Irvine, will host an open house highlighting the spacious National Forge Exhibit Room ...

When Tidioute boomed

Community

Most recent U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate that 657 people live in Tidioute. The town once had a population of 5,000. For a few years in the 19th century, Tidioute was one of the crown jewels of Oildom. The face of Triumph Hill, across the river and a mile from the town, turned ...

EIP report leads to recommendations

Local News

Everyone received recommendations in the Early Intervention Program report. Mark Morgan, the director of the consulting firm that crafted the report, highlighted several of the “significant” recommendations for each of the departments. He said that there are “specifically department ...

16 sentenced in Warren County Court

Cops & Court Report

Sixteen more defendants were sentenced on Friday before Judge Maureen Skerda. They included: ¯ Jeremy L. Anderson, 35, of Sheffield, on two dockets, for possession of drug paraphernalia and theft by unlawful taking. Anderson was sentenced to a total aggregate sentence of 51 to 114 months in ...

TO DO

Community

The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays: Have You Visited the Book Cellar? ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (09-24): game day, cards at 10 am, lunch at 11:45, Trash & Treasure bingo after lunch Wednesday (09-26): cards, exercise, 11:30 am, lunch at 11:45 am, 50-50 drawing, bingo Thursday (09-27): crafts at 9:45 am, cards, Advisory Meeting at ...

Christian Women hold Patriots’ Day luncheon

Community

Village Missions Country Partners, Warren Christian Women, welcomed guests to its “Patriots’ Day” luncheon on Tuesday, Sept.11, at the ACC. Guests were welcomed by Debi Sprague, chair, who reminded the group there are no dues or membership. She asked that the yellow cards at the table ...

Elk Township sees history at annual meeting

Community

The annual meeting of the Elk Township Historical Society was held on September 13 at the Scandia Community Center. Each of the standing committee chairs explained their accomplishments during the past year. The membership rolls are growing and the Museum and Community Center are being ...

Football postponed by storms

Local News

Severe weather that moved across Northwestern Pennsylvania on Friday evening put on hold a number of high school football games, including the Warren Dragons’ scheduled Region 7 contest at Meadville. The Dragons (2-2) will now play the Bulldogs (0-4) on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Meadville’s ...

Funding available for changes

Local News

Warren County’s Early Intervention Program report includes a host of recommendations that have tentacles into each office of county government. While the plan lays out a series of top priorities, action plans, ideas and suggestions are included for each of the recommendations. And ...

Bench warrants issued for 3 defendants

Cops & Court Report

Bench warrants were issued for three defendants Friday morning for failure to appear for sentencing. Those defendants were: ¯ Alicia M. Anthony, 42, of Warren, who was to be sentenced on one count of disorderly conduct. ¯ Timothy S. Cornell, 51, of Youngsville, on one count of reckless ...

EIP report contemplates handling contempt sentences by the court

Local News

Warren County’s Early Intervention Program report goes far enough to suggest possible changes regarding how contempt sentences are handled by the court. Mark Morgan, the director of the consulting report, told the commissioners that the “primary issue at the jail is “pretty much human ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Warren Cited. According to City of Warren Police, Anne Undersander, 52 Warren, was cited for public drunkenness on Sept. 12 after officers received a report of a female lying on a sidewalk. Cited. According to City of Warren Police, Rachel McDunn, 27, and Jason Thomas, 27, both of Warren, ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Local News

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Warren County until 7:30 p.m. Friday. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was issued previously until 11 p.m. Friday. With a Warning, gusts and 60-mile-per-hour winds, as well as storm damage could result.

EIP Report examines fee schedules

Business

Part of oversight of county resources is knowing what the services you provide cost. And adjusting fees accordingly. “A lot of the row offices provide services to the public,” Mark Morgan, director of the consulting firm that the county contracted with for the Early Intervention ...

Briefs

Community

Bocce tournament The Warren Bocce Players’ tournament will be held Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Bocce courts at Betts Park in Warren. The tournament starts at 2 p.m. and a picnic afterward will start at 5 p.m. Author pens book Warren County resident and author Judy Sharer has written a ...