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Roundabout talks continue at City Council

Local News

Roundabout or no roundabout? Well, maybe. Warren City Council on Monday approved a maintenance agreement with PennDOT regarding the proposed roundabout at the intersection of Market St. and Pennsylvania Ave. But, newly-appointed council member John Lewis called for a recall vote on the ...

Questions & Concerns

Local News

Warren City Council may have elected the roundabout option back in November for the intersection of Market St. and Pennsylvania Ave. But that doesn’t mean that efforts still won’t be undertaken to change council’s mind. Representatives from United Refining Company and the trucking ...

Yo-yo temps

Local News

The winter storm has passed. Next up... warmer weather and rain, maybe freezing rain. Then back to your regularly-scheduled winter. The high was in the single-digits and wind-chills were down to 30-below Monday. And, much of Warren County was dealing with a foot or so of snow. Warren ...

DPW, PennDOT clean-up

Local News

A winter storm dropped quite a bit of snow on the city and county of Warren over the weekend, but not so much that it was unmanageable. Now that the storm, and the holiday weekend, are over, it’s time to dig out. “The storm was about what we expected,” City of Warren Department of ...

On The Record

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Warren Traffic violation. City of Warren police report Charles Shields, 28, of Mayville, N.Y. was cited for following too closely after a two-vehicle crash on Jan. 11 at the intersection of Pennsylvania Ave. and Parker St. Domestic dispute. Michael Hulings, 40, of Warren was charged by City ...

First Presbyterian welcomes furloughed friends

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Many federal employees have been without work and paychecks for more than a month. A desire to help has taken shape as a group from First Presbyterian Church of Warren has decided to welcome their furloughed federal friends for dinner. “It was the inspiration of one of our members,” ...

Conserve and report

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There may not be a dust bowl now, but conservation districts are serving some of the same purposes they were created to address in the 1930s. “Conservation districts are still made up of volunteers committed to the conservation movement,” according to information from the Warren County ...

City seeks volunteers

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The City of Warren, like many municipalities, relies on resident volunteers in a number of capacities. Those who serve on the blighted property review committee, redevelopment authority, parks and recreation commission, street landscape committee, planning commission, joint UCC appeals ...

Stop in the name of the law: Respect school bus rules

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School buses have red lights, stop signs, and extending arms. All of those things are intended to help keep children who are running to or from the buses safe. They are reminders. They can’t physically keep a car from passing. They only work when other motorists do what they’re ...

Girard man takes the wrong truck allegedly

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BY LORRI DRUMM ldrumm@timesobserver.com A Girard man wound up behind bars Saturday after he allegedly left a bar in someone else’s truck and left that someone else at the bar. Joshua D. Blair, 30, of Girard left The Bucket Bar in Sugar Grove Saturday at approximately 2:30 a.m. in a 2003 ...

Ice glazes over swath of US as wind chills fall below zero

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Weather authorities are warning of dangerously cold temperatures moving into Pennsylvania following a storm that brought as much as a foot of snow to parts of the commonwealth. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning beginning this evening for ...

Computer Science programs receive state grant

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Students in Warren County School District will soon be diving deeper into computer programming. Thanks to a state grant, four district teachers will train between February and August to implement grade-appropriate computer science curriculum. Governor Tom Wolf announced $8.7 million in ...

Northwest Bank names Flickner vice president

Business

Diana Flickner, Collections Manager of Northwest Bank, has been named Vice President. T.K. Creal, Senior Vice President, Credit Administration Manager, made the announcement. In her role, Flickner oversees and directs all retail collections activity, including loss mitigation modifications, ...

Winterfest

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Better late than never? Over a month into winter, our first big snow storm is knocking at the door. And – while we have no idea why — the storm has a name: Winter Storm Harper. The National Weather Service out of State College issued a winter storm warning at 4:45 a.m. Friday that ...

War up close

Community

It’s easy living where we get to feel in some sense disconnected from national and international events. Much of what unfolds in Washington and around the world doesn’t have as much of an impact on us as we might like to think it does. But for two years in the 1940s, international ...

Behind the scenes with Peter Gros

Community

Mutual of Omaha’s wildlife ambassador Peter Gros has led a storied life in his quest to inspire the love of all creatures great and small. Among his adventures: Gros has chased a 12-foot python through the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, liberated a tarantula from inside Jay Leno’s shirt, ...

Briefs…

Community

Warren native dances for SRU Slippery Rock University’s Dance Theatre will present “RISE,” a showcase of original choreography by SRU dance majors, at 2 and 6 p.m., Feb. 2, at Butler County Community College’s Succop Theater. Molly Huey, a junior dance major from Warren, is ...

PennDOT had head start for Harper

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We’ve known that the winter’s first major storm was on a crash course with Warren County for several days. And that helps PennDOT crews in their preparation to make sure the roads stay as clear as possible. “Advanced notice of storms is a big help,” Adam Elms, maintenance manager ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (1-21): Center closed in honor of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, Day Wednesday (1-23): cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (1-24): crafts at 9:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bingo after ...

It’s time to register for school

Community

It’s time! The first day of the next school year may seem a long way off, but the preschools, Warren County School District, and the non-public schools are already planning for your child or children to enter their classrooms. A great deal of preparation is involved in creating the best ...