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Backer makes pledge to TCCS

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Once a bulldog, always a bulldog. A family with roots in Tidioute dating back to the 1940s has continued with an extensive series of donations to the Tidioute Community Charter School. A statement from the school said that George Harrington, Jr., president of Harrington Industrial ...

Passing the torch

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A transition in leadership is happening within Hospice of Warren County but those within the local nonprofit are confident the torch is being passed effortlessly. Vonnie Radecki has been involved with Hospice of Warren County for 12 years, serving as a volunteer for seven years and moving ...

Briefs…

Community

Fire services meeting A Fire Services meeting will be held Thursday, Jan. 10, at Clarendon Fire Hall. Dinner will be at 7 p.m. with a meeting to follow. ‘Oh Say, Can You Sing?’ The Pittsburgh Pirates’ “Oh Say, Can You Sing?” competition is officially open. The Pirates’ gameday ...

Police seize drug evidence from Crescent Park arrest

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A Warren man on state parole was arrested following a traffic stop Tuesday morning on Crescent Park. Lugene H. Sturdevant, 31, of 1512 Pennsylvania Ave. E., Warren, was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance; two counts of small amount of marijuana; and possession ...

On The Record

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Warren Possession. City of Warren police report Robert Haney, 18, of Warren was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia on Jan. 4 following an investigation into a theft of medication. Possession. City of Warren police report Susanne Higgins, 39, of Tidioute was charged with ...

Hotel project ‘not dead’ according to city officials

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Multiple funding streams haven’t resulted in the outcome city officials had hoped, but efforts are still underway to bring a proposed downtown hotel project to fruition. A federal BUILD grant application was unsuccessful and a state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program application ...

‘Cool jobs’

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Logan Gearhart moved to Warren in 2008. He graduated from Warren Area High School in 2014. He found competitive swimming somewhere in between, and parlayed that into two semesters swimming for Westminster College after high school. Then he took a year off school, intending to transfer, ...

Commissioners prep for next election cycle

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Between new election machines potentially coming to the county and the business of a municipal election, 2019 is going to be a busy year for county elections officials. A couple events discussed during Monday’s Warren County Commissioner’s meeting are aimed at making those processes a ...

Briefs

Community

Class lunch The Warren High School Class of 1953 will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Perkins Restaurant. Class breakfast The Youngsville High School class of 1961 will be having breakfast at Richard’s Restaurant in Youngsville at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9. Chautauqua ...

PennDOT issues travel restrictions

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A mixed bag of precipitation in the weather forecast this week has PennDOT taking precautions and advising motorists to do the same. With a period of snow, sleet and freezing rain expected across the state through Thursday, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is ...

Assault charges in Pine Grove

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A man and woman from Johnstown have been charged with assaulting each other in Pine Grove Township. Ashley L. Hanlin, 29, and Dorsey S. Slagle, 57, were charged after Pennsylvania State Police responded to a 911 call shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5. In that call, a woman reported ...

On The Record

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Pine Grove Twp. Harassment. State police at the Warren barracks report an 18-year-old Russell male was cited for harassment following an altercation with a 53-year-old Russell male that escalated and became physical on Jan. 6 at approximately 8:53 p.m. on Woodland Drive.

VITA tax program taking appointments in county

Community

The Allegheny Community Center in Warren would like to remind residents of Warren and Forest counties that IRS-trained volunteers can help them free of charge through the VITA Tax Program if they are low-income, disabled, or elderly. Volunteers can help fill out and file at no cost those ...

Jamestown man charged in road rage incident

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A road rage incident in which a Jamestown, N.Y., man allegedly struck a woman’s car with a hatchet resulted in charges Monday. Police took 19-year-old Jacob D. Slade into custody after receiving word of the road rage incident around 11:30 a.m. in the area of Prather Avenue and Hazzard ...

Clarification

Corrections

The phone number associated with registrations for the forthcoming Nature Art Showcase and Sale in Franklin was submitted incorrectly and published in Saturday’s edition of the Times Observer. The correct phone number for the Penn Soil RC&D Council, the source of information and ...

Winter Weather Advisory

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NWS has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 1 a.m. Wednesday to 1 p.m. Thursday in Warren County. Expect lake effect snow, with 3 to 6 inches and 8 in localized amounts. Plan on slippery conditions and reduced visibility.

Chief Strong

Community

If you are involved in the racing community, or even if you live in the community, you probably know Brandon Bilskie. “Chief,” as he’s affectionately known, “knows race cars inside and out,” according to good friend Ben Flasher. Right out of high school, Bilskie started working ...

Classroom Read and Keep Program at TCCS

Community

With funding from the TCCS Board of Trustees, students at Tidioute Community Charter School have participated in the Classroom Read and Keep program of Free Books for Kids Town. In this program, when the class reads a book, all the students receive a copy of the book for their home ...

Governor Wolf to offer opioid progress report

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Today at 11:30 a.m. officials from the Wolf administration and agencies connected to the Opioid Operational Command Center are holding a livestream event to provide the general public with updates on initiatives completed during Wolf’s first term. On January 10, 2018, Wolf signed a ...

On The Record

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Youngsville Theft. Youngsville police report Virgil Birchard Jr. was charged with three counts of theft and one count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in connection to an investigation of a theft of a U-Haul truck on Dec. 21 from Brokenstraw Outdoors, a U-Haul rental location. Birchard ...