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Waiting for Morelli

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Wendy McCain witnessed something in April that impressed and inspired her and left her wanting more. More is being planned by that impressive individual. McCain, executive director of the Struthers Library Theatre, watched as more than 620 people, many of them young people there for the ...

RDA continues searching for solutions to blight

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No one argues that Warren County doesn’t have a blight problem. How the Warren County Redevelopment Authority is going to handle it is proving to be a much taller task. The RDA on Wednesday discussed several properties on their list but spent the vast majority of the meeting talking ...

On The Record

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Tidioute Borough Criminal Mischief. Between May 20 and June 18 at 4:58 p.m., multiple headstones were tipped over in the St. Johns Catholic Rectory in Tidioute, specifically a tall stone grave marker valued at $1,000. Anyone with information is asked to call Pennsylvania State Police Warren.

State Police: Missing man found safe

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Pennsylvania State Police are thanking those who participated in the safe return of a man who was missing Monday. Police announced Monday morning that they were searching for Richard Smith, 80, of Mead Township. Smith was found alive and well not far from his home at 7:30 a.m. ...

Deadline draws near for tax upset

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Upset tax sale might not be until September but the deadline is approaching to avoid being on the sale’s initial list. That deadline - to avoid publication in a notice in the Times Observer of all the properties with delinquent taxes - is set for Friday, June 28th at 4:30 p.m. “I ...

Pet peeves

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Adopting a pet is a commitment of 10 to 15 years, maybe more, for a person or family. It’s a lifetime for the pet. Paws Along the River Humane Society has many roles, but the primary one is to find the right homes for animals. Executive Director Karen Kolos said that mission is her ...

Dubious accuser suspect

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People sometimes send hate mail to Paws Along the River Executive Director Karen Kolos. Recently, an unknown group created a petition calling for her firing and invited media to cover it. On the other side are letters from community leaders publicly vouching for her. The petition gathered ...

Wolf signs law requiring CPR curriculum in school

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The how and when have yet to be specified, but one thing is certain, students at Warren Area High School will soon be required to learn potential life-saving skills. Gov. Tom Wolf signed Act 7 of 2019, formerly Senate Bill 115, into law on Wednesday, June 12. The law will require the ...

Police search for lost Mead Township man

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Pennsylvania State Police is searching for a Mead Township man. According to police, Richard W. Smith, 81, was last seen at about 4 a.m. Monday in the area of Wardwell Lane off of Kinzua Road. “Police believe this person may be at special risk of harm or injury and may be confused,” ...

United Refining Company halts operations

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United Refining Company has suspended operations. According to a June 14 release, the company shut down the 70,000 barrel-per-day refining operation for unscheduled maintenance. Full operations are expected to resume ‘within a week,’ according to the release. A company spokesperson ...

Missing man found safe

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Pennsylvania State Police and Warren County Public Safety have announced that a man who was the subject of a Monday search has been found. Police said Richard Smith, 80, of Mead Township, was located alive and well walking in a heavily wooded area near Forest Route 160 in Mead Township. Smith ...

Summer grub

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It’s summer, but hundreds of young people are still eating school district meals in the community. The Warren County School District Summer Food Service Program opened last week at Beaty-Warren Middle School and the Rouse Children’s Center. On Monday, the remaining sites — the ...

Warren Players announces cast of upcoming ‘Bugsy Malone, Jr.’

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Warren Players has announced the cast of its upcoming Jack In The Box production of “Bugsy Malone, Jr.,” the final show of its 88th season. The production will be staged July 25, 26 and 27 at 7 p.m., and July 28 at 2 p.m. at the historic Struthers Library Theatre. Directed by Jennifer ...

On The Record

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Columbus Township Burglary. On Wednesday, June 12, at10:23 a.m., Pennsylvania State Police of Corry was dispatched to a report of a burglary on Spencer Road in Columbus Township. Upon arrival, troopers interviewed the victim who related that the unknown actor(s) arrived from an unknown ...

Food & Fun Festival this Thursday

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If you need a time-out from the kitchen, a change from the usual work break or the kids are getting a little stir crazy, a local nonprofit is providing a one-stop event featuring fun and food trucks on Thursday. The Warren County Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) is holding the first Food ...

Christian Women host ‘Arrival of Summer’ luncheon

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Village Missions Country Partners (Warren Christian Women) held its “Arrival of Summer” luncheon June 11 at the Allegheny Community Center. Lee Jones and Kay Gray greeted the guests at the door, and Lynn Espin led the opening silent prayer for the participants and friendships fostered at ...

Man missing from Mead Township

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Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a Mead Township man. According to police, Richard W. Smith, 81, was last seen at about 4 a.m. Monday in the area of Wardwell Lane off of Kinzua Road. "Police believe this person may be at special risk of harm or injury and may be confused," ...

Briefs…

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Piano recital Newton Club The Newton Dinner Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Huey’s Place in Youngsville. Those attending are asked to bring a donation for the food bank. Class breakfast The Warren Area High School Class of 1963 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. ...

Buzzworthy

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Lilly Cathcart never donated her hair before. On Friday she was first in line to do her part to help “Buzz off Cancer” and help provide a free wig for another child in need. “Buzz off Cancer” is just one of the many activities and events taking place during this years Relay for Life ...