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Bold ideas

Business

“The point is we need bold thinking.” That was part of the message from Warren County Commissioner Jeff Eggleston brought to the rollout of a report from the Warren County Marketing Taskforce. Eggleston said the initiative to form the task force grew from marketing discussions held ...

Middle of everywhere

Business

The report from the Warren County Marketing Taskforce is divided into five focus areas. What follows is a synopsis of the report, which is to be available for download on the county website. Shape the Narrative The report acknowledges that the county has “tried to develop a brand” ...

Tanks for the water

Local News

The one-million-gallon water tank on Liberty Street Extension is almost ready. On Wednesday, Pennsylvania American Water invited local officials to a “tour” of the renovated facility. A group of ten people stepped through the larger entry portal and were able to walk around inside ...

Warren County and Bellinger Enterprises talk collaboration

Business

Warren County and Bollinger Enterprises, Inc. are discussing an arrangement that will bring new work experiences to BEI clients. BEI Executive Director Dr. William Clark said on Tuesday that the program is “in the development phase.” “I contacted six local businesses to see if we ...

WCSD: Career planning not just for students

Local News

The Warren County School District is focusing on career planning. At the district’s advisory council meeting on Wednesday, Supervisor of Secondary Education Eric Mineweaser said, “Not everybody has to go to a four-year college.” And those who do need four years of college should ...

Brief…

Local News Briefs

Medicare meetings canceled The Medicare Basics presentations by Anchor Advisors that were scheduled for 11 to noon, Thursday, Dec. 6, at Perkins, and from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Warren Public Library, have been canceled.

WCSD activities canceled

Local News

Warren County School District has canceled all after-school activities for Thursday due to weather. There will be a non-mandatory volleyball practice.

One more day will finish paving

Local News

IA Construction needs only one more day to finish the City of Warren’s paving job. The trouble could be finding that day. The work depends on weather conditions and snow and cold are not acceptable. According to Department of Public Works Director Mike Holtz, three of the nine blocks ...

Sworn in

Local News

The Conewango Township Police Department in particular and Warren County and regional law enforcement in general have a new officer. K-9 Nic was sworn in at Monday’s meeting of the Conewango Township supervisors. Nic and Officer Scott Neiswonger recently completed Police K-9 Academy at ...

Briefs…

Community

Class lunches The Warren High School class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Eagles Club. ——— The Warren High School class of 1951 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Richard’s Restaurant. ——— The Warren High ...

On The Record

Local News

Sugar Grove Hit and run. State police at the Warren barracks are seeking information following a crash that caused damage in Sugar Grove borough Nov. 11 at about 9:57 a.m. An unknown driver was traveling north in the borough, failed to stop at the stop sign and lost control of the vehicle. ...

WCSD Performance Profile results for 2016-2017

Local News

There are a number of ways to measure how schools are performing in their task of educating students. There are standardized tests — the Keystone Exams for high schools and the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) for elementary and middle schools. Then, there are some ...

EIP report not concluded, offers foresight

Local News

It’s not a crystal ball but it will definitely provide some guidance. The final report won’t be ready until the end of the year but the City of Warren has received some insight into their fiscal forecast through the state’s Early Intervention Program. Representatives from the ...

Teens don’t need adults… to raise funds for cancer center

Community

When there is a need, our community comes together. That has been proven time after time, with fundraiser after fundraiser, event after event. What makes this situation just a little more unique: This fundraiser was planned out and accomplished entirely by teenagers. And, in a day (at a ...

WAHS graduate and U.S. Army vet speaks of her inspirations

Local News

Soldiers and Sailors Park was filled with handshakes, hugs and gratitude as folks gathered for the Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday. Despite the nip in the air, many hearts were warmed as the event’s guest speaker told of how the local community instilled an ideal that led her to a stellar ...

Vets Dinner

Local News

On the 100th anniversary of the end of the War to End All Wars, veterans from all over Warren County celebrated Veterans Day with dinner at the Eagles Club. The fourth annual 4 Paws 4 Veterans Dinner, sponsored by New Hope Assistance Dogs and Warren Eagles Club FOE #313, welcomed Warren ...

Warren County Fiber Artists meet in November

Community

The Warren County Fiber Artists met on November 6 at the Warren Public Library in the Slater Room. Peg Hannold presented a program on the “Ridged Heddle” weaving loom for the members. Many members were interested in adding weaving as another means of working with fiber. If people are ...

Concert

Community

Photo submitted to Times Observer Organist Tim Elder will lead a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, at First Lutheran Church in Warren. Elder is a graduate of Youngstown University with degrees in Music Education and Organ. He serves as director of music at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in ...