Business

Warren McDonald’s helps charity by collecting aluminum pop tabs

It takes a lot of pop tabs to fill a garbage can. But it doesn’t take a long time at the Warren McDonald’s. Through the “Pull for Ronald McDonald House Charities” program, McDonald’s collects and recycles pull tabs from the tops of aluminum cans. “They bring in the pop tabs, we ...

Warren’s Darling, IPC members meet with legislators about pharmacy issues

Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC) Chairman of the Board Chris Darling, along with the IPC board and Government Relations Team visited Washington, DC, recently to meet with legislators about key issues affecting community pharmacy. Darling is the owner of Crone’s Drug Store in Warren. ...

Warren County dog kennel inspections

The following Warren County dog kennels were inspected by Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Dog Law Enforcement officials between July 12 and Oct. 16, 2017. ¯ Angove’s Farm Boarding Kennel, 1057 Akeley Road, Russell, July 19, in compliance with all provisions. ¯ Brandi Pooh’s ...

Mutual benefit

For individuals who have an idea of what they’d like to be doing in the community and are in transition from community participation services at BEi to integrated, competitive employment in the community, small group employment services are the right fit. According to Rehabilitation ...

Richgas evolves over time in Kane

The face of Kane, Pennsylvania, has changed tremendously in the past century. The population of Kane Borough in 1920 was 7,283, nearly double that of the 2010 census. While the town was booming, new businesses were popping up, unfortunately, few of which are around today. One of the few to ...

County, BEi team up with cleaning contract approval

The Warren County commissioners unanimously approved a cleaning contract with Bollinger Enterprises Inc. (BEi) this week. Clients from BEi will handle a variety of cleaning tasks in the courthouse, the Hickory Street annex, the Conservation District office on Hatch Run, and the Rouse Annex ...

CareerLink to cut back operating hours

Warren’s CareerLink office is cutting back its hours. A statement sent to the Times Observer on Wednesday from Erie-based CareerLink staff stated that “On September 25, 2017 The Warren CareerLink will reduce its operating hours to 3 days per week.” “The CareerLink Center in Warren ...

Times Observer welcomes new advertising associates

The Warren Times Observer has three new advertising associates. Regan Raupach, originally of Corry, said she came to the Times Observer after extensive travel throughout the United States. Regan has lived in Arizona, Missouri, and New York State, and now calls Warren home, she said. ...

Olson brought on as new classified representative

There’s a new face just inside the front door at the Times Observer. Catherine ‘Cat’ Olson is now the newspaper’s classified representative and, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., is likely to be the first person a visitor will see. Olson started last week and is up to speed. “If people ...

Hemlock Wealth Management opens office in Warren; Skelton financial advisor

Thomas R. Skelton, CFP®, has been appointed as a financial advisor with Hemlock Wealth Management, according to Clancy Atkinson, president of Hemlock Wealth Management. Hemlock Wealth Management, headquartered in Sharon, is a comprehensive wealth management firm providing financial ...

Dr. Church joins dental practice

Photo submitted to Times Observer Dr. Paul Boger of Market Street Dental welcomes Dr. Ashley Church to the practice. Dr. Church is a 2008 graduate of Eisenhower High School, a 2012 graduate of Mercyhurst University, and a 2016 graduate of Case Western Reserve of dental medicine. Dr. Church ...

LIFE-NWPA — unique healthcare program opens doors to its new center in Warren

LIFE Northwestern Pennsylvania (LIFE-NWPA), based in Erie, has opened its doors at its recently-renovated 10,500 square-foot Warren Center, serving eligible seniors through one of the more comprehensive Home and Community Health Based care systems in the nation. The new center is located at ...

Christmas Walk scheduled for Friday, December 1

The Christmas Walk and Parade is on for Friday, Dec. 1, in downtown Warren. The Times Observer has submitted its special event application to the City of Warren for the annual parade. The event draws more than 1,000 people each year, regardless of the weather. “The Christmas Walk and ...

Up close and personal

Building a serious mountain bike trail system takes time, hard work, and money. This week, the leaders of the Trails at Jakes Rocks effort invited donors to get out and see, and use, the new trails, and meet the people building them. “To date we’ve raised just shy of $700,000 from ...

Targeted Pet Treats makes national list

Inc. magazine recently ranked Targeted Pet Treats of Warren number 3,420 on its 36th annual Inc. 5,000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most ...

Zwald joins realtors at Howard Hanna

Steve Zwald has joined the staff of realtors at Howard Hanna Daley Real Estate. He becomes the 13th licensed realtor in this office after completing pre-licensing courses at Alan Kells School of Real Estate, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. Zwald devoted 33 ...

Job well done

“I put in a lot of applications, but I didn’t get a lot of calls,” said Captain Kris Gustafson of the United States Army Reserves. Originally from Gerry, NY, Gustafson said that after returning to the area as a reservist, he struggled to find employment given his obligation to be away ...

Bosko named assistant VP

Chad M. Bosko, Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) risk manager of Northwest Bank, has been named assistant vice president. Vicki Stec, Bank Secrecy Act officer, made the announcement. In his role, Bosko provides reporting support and data analysis to the BSA management group. He also performs risk ...

WGH’s Hallas featured in Becker’s Hospital Review

Recently, Warren General Hospital’s Director of Hospital Information Services and HIPAA Security Officer, Danielle Hallas, was featured in Becker’s Hospital Review article “100 Community Hospital CIOs to Know in 2017.” Hospitals rely on health information technology leaders to develop ...

BEi announces affiliation with Erie-based Barber National

Two providers of services for adults with intellectual disabilities, one in Warren County, the other in Erie County, are joining forces. Bollinger Enterprises Inc. (BEi) announced Wednesday, that it will affiliate with the Barber National Institute (BNI). In a release crafted by BEi Executive ...