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TO DO

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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. Feb. 16: Valentines and Red Balloons, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., ...

It’s a caterpillabration!

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Butterfly breeders claim a Monarch caterpillar can defoliate a one-gallon milkweed plant — consuming 175 to 200 leaves per caterpillar — before transforming to the chrysalis stage. So how much could a famished caterpillar eat in 50 years? That question and more may be posed by ...

DivorceCare Ministry at First Church

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DivorceCare helps churches restore broken lives. There aren’t many people around that understand the pain of their separation or divorce. It is the hope, by continuing DivorceCare Ministry at First Church, this will be known as a place where divorced or separated families can get help right ...

Meeting set for Tidioute bridge replace

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PennDOT will host a public meeting regarding the replacement of the Tidioute Enterprise Road bridge. The bridge is located about two-and-a-half miles east of Route 27, according to a Friday release from PennDOT, and crosses Pine Creek. According to PennDOT, the bridge carries average daily ...

County senior center schedule

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Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (2-18): The Center is closed in honor of President’s Day Wednesday (2-20): cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (2-21): crafts at 9:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bingo after lunch Endeavor Township ...

Chair yoga classes at Unitarian Church in Jamestown Feb. 27-March 27

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Perhaps you have thought about trying yoga but know you can’t get up and down from the floor. Now you have the opportunity to learn to do real yoga using a chair. On Wednesdays, Feb. 27 to March 27, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher Rachel Tome will teach Chair Yoga ...

Beware of updates to road safety laws

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As part of Highway Safety Law Awareness Week, PennDOT and the Pennsylvania State Police are asking motorists to be aware of some recent updates to safety laws. The state is recognizing the awareness week this year from Feb. 17 to 23. “Highway Safety Law Awareness Week is one of our most ...

Ruff Riders host Stable Wellness

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The Sugar Grove Ruff Riders 4H Club met on Feb. 5 at Sugar Grove Mission Covenant Church. The group discussed the new program being offered through 4H about recreational riding and to keep track of your hours spent with your horse. This program will honor members with awards as they complete ...

On the ballot

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The 2019 primary election might not be until May 21 but election season is about to kick off. The first day for prospective candidates to circulate and file nominating petitions is Tuesday. And a candidate’s event held at the Warren County Courthouse on Wednesday evening aimed to answer ...

Kane State Police finds new home

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The Pennsylvania State Police Kane barracks is relocating on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The new location is located at 130 Airport Road, Lewis Run next to the Bradford Regional Airport. The barracks will be known as Pennsylvania State Police — Lewis Run. The move will be complete by 6 p.m. on ...

3 plead guilty at hearings

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Judge Gregory Hammond has accepted three guilty pleas this week. On Monday, Tylor R. Keyes, Grand Valley, entered a guilty plea to a count of harassment. A count of simple assault was not prosecuted. On Thursday, two guilty pleas were entered: ¯ Amber T. Wolfe, Erie, to possession of a ...

Sheffield 5th graders sample careers

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Sheffield’s fifth-graders are learning what career they want to do. Well, not yet, but they are learning about careers. Sheffield Area Elementary School teacher Kristine Conn invites speakers to talk about their careers to her fifth-graders — as part of a “career” project. Last ...

State Police seek info on reported indecent SnapChat

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Warren state police are seeking information about a report of lewd photos sent to at least one teenage girl. A Sugar Grove resident reported their 14-year-old daughter received lewd pictures from another student at her school on Jan. 20. Police were also told several other girls received ...

Facing charges

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The charges against three Warren men accused in a series of burglaries in Warren County keep coming. Since Nov. 13, Steven M. Amon, 46, has faced six separate criminal dockets; Jack E. Ferry Jr., 43, has faced seven; and Matthew J. Porter, 27, has faced 18. The latest charges were filed ...

Facing charges

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A Pittsburgh man who allegedly assaulted a fellow Warren County Jail inmate has waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Jemiere Romone Hickman, currently incarcerated at the Allegheny County Jail, was before District Judge Raymond Zydonik on Wednesday for preliminary arraignment on ...

Tidioute Community Charter School to open food bank for students

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Tidioute Community Charter School (TCCS) will be opening a food bank for its students. The food bank will cost nothing for the students to access — due to a donation — and will contain items such as laundry detergent, food, band-aids, feminine products, and other basic necessities that the ...

Police investigate lewd photos sent to teen

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Warren state police are seeking information about a report of lewd photos sent to at least one teenage girl. A Sugar Grove resident reported their 14-year-old daughter received lewd pictures from another student at her school on Jan. 20. Police were also told several other girls received ...

Hi-Ed transitions to emergency responder training

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Warren Forest Higher Education Council is now an approved education provider of the Emergency Care & Safety Institute. As an approved education provider, Hi-Ed is able to offer CPR, First Aid, AED, Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogens, Emergency Medical Responder, as well as several other ...