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4th of July Here is the tentative schedule for the 70th Annual Fourth of uly Celebration in 2017 in Warren: Saturday, July 1: “Kick Off Event,” at Music in the Park, featuring “Two For Flinching,” (time TBA); Sunday, July 2: Midtown Parking Lot, 2 to 10 p.m., features vendors, ...

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The Odd Fellows/Kossuth Encampment 98 IOOF has donated over $5,000 to the Warren Salvation Army, which in turn utilized the funds to assist many families at Christmas. In the picture, from left, is Captain Keith Jache and Edward Peterson.

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Class to Lunch The Warren High School class of 1944 will meet at the Eagles Club, Pennsylvania Avenue East, Wednesday, Jan. 18. Get together at 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon. Spouses and significant others are welcome. ——— The Warren High School class of 1956 will meet for lunch at 1 ...

2-hour delay

The Warren County School District will follow a two-hour delay on Friday January 13th (www.wcsdpa.org). Boost Post

Scarnati announces Senate Standing Committee Chairs for 2017-2018

HARRISBURG — Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) has announced the Republican Chairs for each of the 22 Senate Standing Committees for the 2017-2018 legislative session. “I am pleased to announce today the Chairs of each of the 22 Senate Standing Committees,” Scarnati ...

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A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs “Mobile Vet Center” (MVC) will be stationed at the Warren Visitor Center on Friday, Dec. 17, to answer questions and help local veterans receive the services they deserve, according to Senator Scott Hutchinson. The MVC will be open at the Visitor Center, which is also the home of Senator Hutchinson’s Warren District Office, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The address is 22045 Route 6, Warren. “The Mobile Veterans Center provides a gateway to the VA’s programs and services to veterans who don’t have convenient access to their permanent facilities,” Senator Hutchinson said. “I encourage all veterans to stop by to have their questions answered and learn about the services that are available to them.”

Mobile Vet Center

Photo submitted to Times Observer A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs “Mobile Vet Center” (MVC) will be stationed at the Warren Visitor Center on Friday, Dec. 17, to answer questions and help local veterans receive the services they deserve, according to Senator Scott Hutchinson. The ...

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Tidioute budget Tidioute Borough’s 2017 proposed budget is available for public inspection during regular business hours of 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Tidioute Borough Office, 129 Main St. The final budget will be adopted during the regular monthly council meeting ...

PVT Garrett C. Darts, US ARMY

Military News

PVT Garrett C. Darts, US ARMY, Graduated from Basic/AIT Training on October 21, 2016 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Upon graduation he will be stationed at Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks Alaska as a US Army Combat Engineer. PVT Darts is the son of Bob and Shelly Darts of Russell, and Julie and ...

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Hospital meeting The Board of Directors of Warren General Hospital will open its regularly-scheduled meeting to the public on Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Conference Room A at the hospital. Due to seating limitations, persons interested in observing the meeting or posting ...

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Farmington Township meeting Because of the election, this week’s Farmington Township meeting will be held at the township building instead of the fire hall. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Sheffield Life

Sheffield VFDTurkey PartySaturday, Nov. 5 is the SVFD Annual Turkey Party. Doors will open at 6:15 and raffles will begin at 7 p.m. Free admission with refreshments. Steak platters, hams, turkeys, fruit baskets, pepperoni sticks, money, door prizes, gift cards, electronics and much more. ...

Jamestown officials waiting on permits to demolish building

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. - The emergency demolition of 10-12 E. Second St. to stabilize what remains of the building has been completed and city officials are now waiting for the necessary permits to demolish the rest of the three-story structure.On Monday, Vince DeJoy, Jamestown development director, ...

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City referendum questionsFour City of Warren Referendum questions will appear on the November 8 General Election Ballot. There will be two sessions to provide information and answer citizens' questions regarding the ballot questions. The sessions will be held in the Slater Room of the Warren ...

Sheffield Life

Halloween PartyOctober 29th, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Sheffield Lion's Club, is a Halloween Party to benefit the Sheffield Track & Field Team. This is a BYOB event and must have proper ID at door for admission. Cost is presold tickets $8 and tickets are available at Presents ...

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Photo submitted to Times ObserverPumpkin Decorating Contest: Do you enjoy decorating pumpkins? If so, stop by the Warren Public Library's Slater Room on Monday, October 24, from 3:30-7 p.m. The Library will purchase a dozen pumpkins and provide pumpkins on a first-come, first-serve basis to ...

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PennDOT workPennDOT's schedule for next week: Pipe replacement on Jackson Ave. in Glade Township; patching on Rt. 426 in Spring Creek Township0 and Rt. 62 in Conewango Township; crack sealing on Rt. 62 in Conewango Township and ditching on Jackson Run Road in Conewango Township.ACC, ...

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PennDOT setswork schedulePennDOT has announced the following work to be completed during the week of Oct.17: Bridge expansion joint repair on Rt. 59 in Mead Township; bridge repairs on Route 6 in Conewango Township; crack sealing on Rt. 957 in Pine Grove Township; ditching on Jackson Run Road ...

Sheffield Life

Sheffield Township SupervisorsThe Sheffield Township Supervisors met on Monday, Oct. 3, for their first meeting of the month.Several citizens were present with complaints and concerns. One resident asked about the 3 mil tax increase for the police department. He asked if this to be considered a ...

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EOC closed FridayThe Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, for staff training.

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EOC closureThe Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council will be closed on Monday, October 10, for Columbus Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, October 11 at 8 a.m.Humane Society closingPaws Along the River Humane Society will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 11. For pet emergencies, contact ...

Sheffield Life

Trick or Treating and Trunk or TreatingSheffield Township will be holding Trick or Treating and also something Trunk or Treating on Halloween, Monday, October 31, from 6-8 p.m. Trick or Treating door-to-door children should go only to those houses with the front porch light on. Trunk or ...