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Buddy the Dinosaur comes to the Warren Public Library

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It was standing room only, even with many in attendance choosing to sit on the floor, at the Warren Public Library on Thursday. Most of the very young crowd eagerly awaited one of their favorite celebrities — Buddy. Buddy from PBS KIDS’ Dinosaur Train has been on the road with WPSU, ...

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History and Trains A History and Trains presentation will be held on Saturday, July 13 from noon to 3 p.m. in the classroom of the Visitor Center at Kinzua Bridge State Park, 296 Viaduct Road, Kane. A model railroad train set-up will be provided by the Kane Summit Model Railroad Club. The ...

Progress

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Lady Justice’s perch above the Warren County is looking better. Earlier this year, the Warren County Commissioners approved a roof repair project for the courthouse. The primary contractors, Durable Slate Company and McCreary Roofing, are ahead of schedule and within budget, according ...

Former Warren County solicitor jailed for unpaid parking tickets

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A former Warren County solicitor is behind bars for non-payment on a series of parking tickets. John R. Shreve, 31, Warren, was found to be in contempt of court for failure to pay fines and costs by Judge John Foradora, Jefferson County’s Court of Common Pleas president judge, at a ...

State grant assists in development of Parks & Rec plan

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With help from the state, the City of Warren and Warren County are working together on a recreation plan. A grant of $39,700 from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) through the Community Conservation Partnerships Program provides the funding for the ...

Girl Scouts of WNY “Love State Parks” this weekend

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Girl Scouts of Western New York are encouraging girls to get outdoors in Western New York as well as hundreds of state parks across the United States. Paired with the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), they have announced their first “Girl Scouts Love State Parks” weekend. The event will ...

Youngsville Life

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Music at Island Park Free Music in the park entertainment for Thursday, July 11th is Sean Patrick McGraw playing original country music 6 pm – 8 pm. Next Thursday, July 18th enjoy bluegrass gospel played by The Misfits. For the most current listing of upcoming bands and dates for ...

What they did for us

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An annual event that tests running, swimming and pedaling skills as a way to provide a less competitive means of transportation for veterans is approaching. The 14th Annual Willow Creek Triathlon will take place Saturday, Aug. 3. The triathlon raises money for the Disabled American ...

Six guilty pleas at preliminary hearings

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By JOSH COTTON jcotton@timesobserver.com Six guilty pleas were entered during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. ¯ Thomas J. Donohue, Warren, to possession of drug paraphernalia. Charges of driving an unregistered vehicle and operating vehicle without ...

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Fire Services Fire Services will meet on Thurs. July 11th at Glade Fire Hall. Dinner at 7 PM with meeting to follow. Please plan to attend. Square Dancing Penn/York Campers will be square dancing at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Pittsfield this weekend. An informal dance will be on ...

Heart’s Content hike planned for July 26

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The Allegheny National Forest is providing a unique opportunity to explore the Hearts Content area – a ranger-led night hike. ANF Public Affairs Officer Christopher Warner said on Tuesday that the event is set for Friday, July 26 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Interpretive Trail ...

Civilian Conservation Corp picnic Friday, August 16

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The Civilian Conservation Corps was operational for less than a decade - 1933 to 1942. But the vestiges of the work of the young men that made up the CCC - three billion trees, 46,854 bridges, over 800 state parks - remains with us today, quite often without our conscious ...

July COG meeting

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By KATIE MIKTUK kmiktuk@timesobserver.com The Warren County Council of Governments (COG) met for their annual meeting on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in the City of Warren Municipal Building. The COG announced that there will be an upcoming class on multi-year budgeting on Tuesday, July 30 ...

Properties listed for fall upset sale

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745 properties have been listed for potential inclusion in this fall’s upset tax sale. A notice of each individual property was included in the Times Observer last week. The properties included are on the list for “nonpayment of taxes for the year of 2017,” according to the notice, ...

Elk County Historical Society Open House

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Elk Township Historical Society will hold a monthly Open House on Saturday, July 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the former Scandia School building, at the four corners in Scandia. The museum will be open, as well as the one-room school display. Visitors are welcome to search the many records ...

Drugs seized at Blue Heron Music Festival, over 30 people charged

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SHERMAN, N.Y. — A cache of drugs, money and a pickup truck were among items seized during this year’s Great Blue Heron Music Festival. In a collaborative effort between the Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police and Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office, more than 30 people ...

‘Grand old building’

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A structure fire late night Monday, July 8, 2019, left the back third of 312 Market St, Warren, with fire, smoke and water damage. The unofficial cause has been determined electrical accidental according to Acting Fire Chief Steve Hoffman, Warren Fire department. The building had been ...

The history of 312 Market Street

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The downtown Warren structure damaged by fire Monday night was a “grand old building.” The historic Church of Christ Scientist building at 312 Market Street was built in 1865. Owner Ken Williams said he and his wife, Sue, bought the building in February with the hopes of renovating ...

Court denies White appeal

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The Pennsylvania Superior Court has rejected a Warren man’s appeal of his life sentence. Matthew B. White, 36, formerly of Chandlers Valley, currently incarcerated in State Correctional Institution — Greene — appealed his sentence of life in prison without the possibility of ...