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Lander VFD has a special spot

Community

Every county fair has it. That one special spot that has that one food you just gotta try. While there's lots to choose from at the Warren County Fair, folks in-the-know — the ones who attend regularly — suggested the “Hair Bear” sauce found only at the Lander Volunteer Fire ...

No lions or tigers or bears, but… oh, my

Community

The week that families, vendors, and animals take up residence at the fairgrounds in Pittsfield is here. It’s a time where even ducks, geese, chickens, roosters and rabbits can coexist in one building. Aptly, the sign on one side of the building reads “Hoppy Hotel,” while the other ...

First day on the job

Local News

It’s time to go to work! And, in the case of K9 Dina, it’s to the benefit of the entire county. “K9 Dina is finally ready to start her first day at work today!” according to her Facebook page. “Say a friendly hello if you see her out and about.” In May, the county ...

Amish girl shot in face by BB gun

Cops & Court Report

Warren-based state police are looking for help after a girl riding in an Amish buggy was struck in the face by a BB fired from an SUV. The incident took place around 2 p.m. Sunday on Rt. 6 in Pittsfield Township. Police said two female youths were eastbound in an Amish buggy when one was ...

Guilty pleas entered Monday

Cops & Court Report

The following guilty pleas were entered before President Judge Maureen Skerda on Monday during change of plea proceedings at the Warren County Courthouse: ¯ Kevin S. Anderson, Youngsville, to DUI: General impairment/incapable of safe driving - first offense, careless driving and operating ...

Sugar Grove Playground gets special makeover

Community

The Sugar Grove Playground, located at Sugar Grove Elementary School, has received a pick-me-up from a dedicated local volunteer. Peter Glotz volunteers for the Sugar Grove AmVets, American Legion, and for the borough of Sugar Grove. “I don’t even live in the borough,” said Glotz. ...

Briefs…

Community

Hospice donations Hospice of Warren County received contributions during the month of July in memory of Mary Emily Allen, Marjorie Bosin Barry, Jane C. Betts, Mark R. Bevevino, Betsy C. Brinkley, Patrick H. Brown, Larry Burns, Florence California, Robert Champagne, John and Phyllis Chitester, ...

Wren sworn in as city fire chief

Local News

Following the raising of right hands and the promise to fulfill his duties with “diligence and fidelity,” Rodney Wren officially became the new fire chief for the City of Warren Fire Department on Monday. Magisterial District Judge Raymond Zydonik administered the oath in front of a room ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Warren Dog bite. City of Warren police report that Timothy Spranz, 53, Warren, was cited for unlawful to allow dogs to run at large and vaccination against rabies required following an investigation into a dog bite that occurred on July 26. Public drunkenness. City of Warren police report ...

Suffrage group meets

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Germaine Broussard, illustrations editor of The Keynoter Magazine —Journal of the American Political Items Conservators, spoke at the July 30 meeting of the Suffrage Centennial Group. She has powerpoint presentations, personal collection of memorabilia from political campaigns including ...

Length of Warren Perkins’ reprieve not totally clear

Business

Perkins in Warren has received a reprieve. Just how long that reprieve will last is less than clear. A stipulation and consent order approved by a federal bankruptcy judge last month identified the Warren Perkins on Ludlow St. as one of 10 of 27 restaurants operated by 5171 Campbell Land ...

Women charged after police chase

Local News

Two Crawford County women were arrested following a police chase on July 25 that started in Warren County and ended when they crashed a vehicle in Forest County. State police at the Warren barracks report they attempted to stop a black Chrysler 200 at approximately 12:37 a.m. on July 25 in ...

Wolf calls for passage of ‘sweeping gun safety bill’

Cops & Court Report

Following two mass shootings over the weekend, Gov. Tom Wolf has called for action at both the state and federal level. On Saturday, a shooting at a shopping center in El Paso, Tex., left 22 dead and dozens injured. Nine people were killed and 27 injured in a shooting on Sunday in Dayton, ...

Boat crash in Irving, NY

Local News

IRVING, N.Y. — A boat that landed on a break wall in Sunset Bay early Monday created a frenzy of rescue workers looking for possible victims, only to find out the individuals involved allegedly left the scene without reporting the accident. On Monday, around 2:25 a.m., Chautauqua County ...

A bridge too far

Local News

Things were a little bit different for the first time in the 11 years since Tidioute began its annual tradition of hosting their grand World War II re-enactment spectacle. This past Saturday, thousands of spectators were treated to the same level of drama and excitement this event has ...

Amish girl shot in face by BB

Local News

Warren-based state police are looking for help after a girl riding in an Amish buggy was struck in the face by a BB fired from an SUV. The incident took place around 2 p.m. Sunday on Rt. 6 in Pittsfield Township. Police said two female youths were eastbound in an Amish buggy when one was ...

On The Record

Local News

Mead Township Theft from Motor Vehicle. Between 3 p.m., Monday, July 1, and 8 a.m., Wednesday July 24, a 66-year-old Warren male’s vehicle was parked at Kens Keystone on the south side of the business. The vehicle was left unlocked and was allegedly opened by an unknown actor. The ...

Commissioners tour Warren County for town hall meetings

Local News

By JOSH COTTON jcotton@timesobserver.com The Warren County Commissioners continued a town hall meeting tour across the county last week in Clarendon. They’ll next meet August 15 in Warren, 22 in Youngsville, and 29 in Spring Creek. While only one person attended in Clarendon, the ...

Tidioute: One of a kind

Local News

Tidioute is one of five boroughs in Warren County. It lies along the Allegheny River where Deerfield and Triumph townships meet. According to Ernest C. Miller’s Place Names in Warren County, it was initially called Deerfield and remained so until oil was discovered in 1860 and ...

‘A unique ability’

Local News

In many ways, Morgan Zaffino is your typical 10-year-old — eager for independence and dreaming of what the future holds, like getting behind the wheel of a car. But while most kids her age are content to take part in a handful of activities, her to-do list is packed. Each activity on her ...