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Teen killed in ATV crash

Local News

A Warren County teen was killed in an ATV crash Sunday night. Dylan Fehlman, 17, of Tiona, was killed when he lost control of his ATV on the railroad bed just west of Dickey Lane in Sheffield Township, according to Warren County Coroner Jerry Borden. Fehlman was reportedly riding the Honda ...

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Eden Wennberg, who plays Trixie, poses with the bunny during a practice session of Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale. The Warren Players’ production is slated for Feb. 23, 24, 25 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 26 at 2 p.m.

Caution: Knuffle Bunny just may leave you feeling silly

Community

The Warren Players presents: Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale on Feb. 23, 24 and 25 at 7 p.m., and Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Struthers Library Theatre. The original musical was written by six-time Emmy-winner Mo Willems, and Grammy-winner Michael Silversher. The children’s story book with ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Conewango Twp. DUI. According to Conewango Township police, Sarah Nicole Arnold, 21, of North Warren, was arrested and charged with DUI after an incident on February 8. Police say they received a complaint stating a yellow truck had been driving erratically with no headlights. The caller ...

Times Observer photo by Stacey Gross
Bentley Sherry (left) gets compliments from his classmates as Matt Menard explains why we give compliments.

PATHS opens news possibilities with Twiggle the Turtle

Community

Twiggle the Turtle has arrived at Warren Area Elementary Center (WAEC). Part of the PATHS curriculum, a social and emotional component designed to integrate with classrooms from the preschool to grade 5 level, Twiggle teaches students how to “do the turtle” when faced with emotional ...

WCCBI brings back Eggs & Issues program

Community

Eggs and Issues is back. A number of years ago, according to Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry (WCCBI) Director of Operations and Tourism John Papalia, the chamber started the Eggs and Issues series to have a way for people to get together and learn about what’s going on in ...

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Marion Beckerink, left, director of development, and Susan Murphy, executive director, both of the Robert H. Jackson Center, met with John Lasher, center, executive director of the Community Foundation of Warren County, to discuss the distribution of the book, Off the Pedestal, to Warren County School District 10th-grade students as part of Robert H. Jackson Day in Warren.

Foundation supports Jackson event

Community

The Robert H. Jackson Center held a celebration of the 125th anniversary of Justice Jackson’s birth on February 15. The Community Foundation of Warren County was pleased to be a part of the celebration. James Johnson, the former director of the Jackson Center, delivered a talk to the ...

Democrat Petition Party Feb. 25 will feature statewide candidates

Local News

The Warren County Democratic Committee is hosting a Petition Signing Party at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Jefferson Defrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., Warren. The featured speakers for the petition party will be Superior Court candidates, Judge Maria McLaughlin and Judge Debbie ...

Round-It-Up for lymphoma research

Business

More than 750,000 Americans have lymphoma — the most common form of blood cancer in adults— and about 220 additional cases are diagnosed every day. In order to help fund lymphoma research, Family Video in Warren is encouraging customers to Round-It-Up between Friday, March 10, and Sunday, ...

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Snacks in the Snack Shack.

The Snack Shack

Community

The Snack Shack is stocked. Matt Menard, counselor for grades kindergarten through second grade at Warren Area Elementary Center, said that not only are they doing well keeping donations coming in for classroom snacks, but things like backpacks, boots, shoes, clothes, and cold-weather ...

Postcard of an older YMCA location 
on Liberty Street in Warren

150 years of the YMCA detailed

Community

You may have heard that Warren’s YMCA is turning 150 this year. What you may not know is how the YMCA you know today is different from the YMCA of 150 years ago. The Y at 210 Lexington Avenue is fairly new in the grand scheme of the organization’s history in Warren County. Dedicated in ...

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Stearns announces Region I, School Board bid

Cops & Court Report

Warren native Aaron Stearns has announced his candidacy as a Democrat for Region 1 School Board. Region 1 encompasses the City of Warren, Glade Township, and Elk Township. Stearns, 36, is a 1999 graduate of Warren Area High School. Post high school, he spent time in restaurant management ...

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Ashley Mead and her daughter, Winter

‘Kind, pure and strong’

Local News

One of Ashley Mead’s closest friends from Warren has done the best job she can of taking the attention off a murder in Colorado, and on to who her friend was as a person. “I’m trying,” said Amelia Perry. “I hoped that taking on as much media as I could would shield (Ashley’s mom) ...

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All smiles

Local News

Times Observer photo by Andy Close Warren Area High School sophomore Margo Loutzenhiser (left) and junior Autumn Hultberg are all smiles after Loutzenhiser’s 3-pointer at the end of the third quarter of Saturday’s District 10 Class 5A first round playoff game against Grove City. The Lady ...

Defendants sentenced Friday in Warren County Court

Cops & Court Report

The following defendants were sentenced by Senior Judge William Morgan on Friday morning. All periods of incarceration are to be served in the Warren County Jail unless specified. ¯ Gary B. Blankenship, Warren, to one month to one year incarceration, $30 in restitution, $125 in fees and to ...

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Laurie Haibach and Lillybeth Feige hiking their 25 miles south of Kelletville. (Photo taken by Tina Toole.)

A-okay

Community

The Allegheny National Forest Chapter of the North Country Trail Association will hold the eighth annual Allegheny 100 Hiking Challenge (A-100) June 9-11. Come join us for this adventure through the beautiful scenery of the Allegheny National Forest. The A-100 is an endurance challenge met ...

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Ricky Barr

Sheffield man sent to state prison on theft

Local News

A Sheffield man whose criminal record extends over 35 years was sentenced to state prison on Friday. Ricky Allen Barr, 48 was sentenced to two to four years in state prison by Senior Judge William Morgan. Felony charges were filed against Barr and a co-conspirator, Robert Sheldon, after an ...

Jamestown man ordered to state time for selling ecstasy

Local News

A Jamestown man will spend at least the next 18 months in state prison as a result of selling ecstasy in Warren County. Roshad J. Roberts, 27, was sentenced by Senior Judge William Morgan on charges of possession with intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance. He was ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 02/20: Center closed for Presidents’ Day Wednesday: 02/22: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 02/23: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 02/21: cards, games, lunch at ...

Briefs…

Community

Class to lunch The Warren High School class of 1954 will meet for lunch at the Eagles Club at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23. Call (814) 723-3655 for reservations. ReStore donations Habitat for Humanity of Warren County’s ReStore is operating from the basement of Second Avenue ...

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2010 Sheffield High School graduate found murdered in Colorado

Local News

A Warren County native was found murdered in Boulder, Colo., this past week. According to FOX 31 News in Denver, Ashley Mead, a 25-year-old mother who was reported missing earlier this week, was killed and her body partially dismembered, with some parts left in various places across several ...