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Warren man busted after police watch meth sale

Local News

A Warren man is behind bars after a traffic stop turned up pills, methamphetamine and an admission to selling methamphetamine in an interaction observed by police. Cody A. Flick, 32, 14 Plum St., was charged by City of Warren Police on Wednesday. According to the police affidavit of ...

Visitor’s Bureau makes good use of 2%

Local News

The Warren County Visitor’s Bureau (WCVB) is making good use of the two percent increase in the county’s Hotel Occupancy Tax. According to WCVB Executive Director Dave Sherman, “it’s stunning what an extra two percent” can do. After a rocky trajectory following Sherman’s original ...

City, DEP asking pool owners to drain responsibly

Local News

The outdoor swimming season is winding down. The City of Warren and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are asking pool owners to think about where their pool water is going. “Discharged pool water containing chlorine and other chemicals can be detrimental to ...

Needs of county Human Services addressed in report

Community

The results are in. After a lengthy process — one mostly unfamiliar to both those participating and those spectating within the community, the final report of this year’s Warren County Human Services Summit is in. The process took several months start to finish, including planning, ...

National Fuel warns customers of phone scam

Local News

National Fuel wants to warn customers about a recent phone scam. “Scammers are contacting customers via a local number posing as National Fuel, but attempting to sell credit card services,” a statement from the company said. “Utility customers should not respond to these calls and ...

‘Talking about it’

Local News

There is a stigma attached to talking about anxiety, mental health, and suicide. The problem with that is that talking is the only way to get help. “People think it’s embarrassing,” Kari Swanson of CORE (Choosing Openness Regarding Experiences) said. “They look around and think that ...

Five enter guilty pleas at prelims

Cops & Court Report

Five defendants entered guilty pleas while charges were withdrawn against three during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse before District Justice Todd Woodin. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Aaron J. Brew, Warren, to theft by unlawful taking ...

Briefs…

Community

BonTon lunch group The BonTon lunch group will meet at 12:30 p.m≥. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Cable Hollow. Caregivers’ Support Group meeting The monthly meeting of the Caregivers’ Support Group will be held at noon, Monday, Sept. 17, at the Grace United Methodist Church, Wesley ...

A.R.iverfesT.

Community

September has become a storytelling month in Warren. This weekend, Crescent Park will be the setting for the third annual Allegheny Riverfest. A joint effort between the Warren County Historical Society and the Allegheny Center for the Arts, Riverfest was born in 2016 as a way to showcase not ...

Charges withdrawn in road incident

Local News

A cell phone was mistaken for a firearm. And as a result, a slate of serious criminal charges was dropped against a Youngsville man during a preliminary hearing held on Wednesday morning before District Justice Todd Woodin. Brian Bruce Kay, 35, was charged by Conewango Township police late ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Warren Retail theft. City of Warren police reported that Matthew Porter, 27, Warren, was charged with retail theft following an investigation into a theft from a convenience store on August 2. Theft by deception. City of Warren police reported that Bethanie Clark, 37, Steamburg, N.Y., was ...

Woman’s Club 2018-19 season starts off

Community

The 2018-19 season of the Warren Woman’s Club started off with a piano sing-along with the accompaniment of Mr. Glenn Fegely, husband of member Tana Fegely, playing some great American hits. Club Manager, Anne Higgins, led the singing. The President’s tea followed with Woman’s Club ...

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. Sept. 13: Benefit for Poppy, 4 to 6:30 p.m., Hessel Valley ...

Free Audubon Nature Play Day Saturday morning, Sept. 15

Community

Let children explore unstructured outdoor play in a safe environment while you learn how to continue the nature play experience at home. Come to Audubon Community Nature Center’s next Nature Play Day on Saturday morning, Sept. 15. Children ages two to eight and their favorite adults can ...

Focus of summit to bring agencies, families together

Community

Earlier this year, Warren County held a Human Services Summit to bring families — and then providers — together to identify the state of services in the county. Commissioner Jeff Eggleston presented the report during Wednesday’s Warren County Commissioners meeting. Eggleston ...

Storm Gordon causes increase in outflow at dam

Local News

Local rainfall, some of it from the remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon, has left the Allegheny Reservoir with too much water. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers increased outflow from Kinzua Dam on Wednesday and will keep it at an elevated level for at least a few days in the hopes of taking ...

Warren man charged with sexually assaulting patients

Local News

A Warren man has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting three patients at the Warren State Hospital. According to the police affidavit of probable cause, state police were dispatched to an address in North Warren on Aug. 15 where they were told that Thomas James Foote, 24, “had ...

Warren County remembers

Local News

Pearl Harbor. Kennedy’s assassination. September 11, 2001. There are just a few seminal days in American history where people who lived through an event remember exactly where they were and what they were doing. 9/11 is definitely one of those days. It precipitated the longest ...