Sugar Grove

Severity of offenses varies in sending lewd photos via social media

Pennsylvania State Police have a suspect in a case of unsolicited pictures being sent to Warren County minors last month. As they continue to investigate, police have released some information about sending sexual and certain other images via social media. “It’s a crime,” Sgt. Ryan ...

State Police seek info on reported indecent SnapChat

Warren state police are seeking information about a report of lewd photos sent to at least one teenage girl. A Sugar Grove resident reported their 14-year-old daughter received lewd pictures from another student at her school on Jan. 20. Police were also told several other girls received ...

New details emerge in Knappenberger case

Some of the details in an alleged case of arson and seven counts of attempted homicide came out in court on Wednesday. At a preliminary hearing for Jackson K. Knappenberger, 25, of Warren, witnesses connected him to a Dec. 27 gasoline fire at a home in Sugar Grove Township. The homeowner, ...

Arson, attempted murder charges

A fire Thursday night at a home off a dirt road in eastern Sugar Grove Township has resulted in charges of arson and attempted homicide against a Warren man. Jackson K. Knappenberger, 25, of E. Third Ave., Warren, is charged with seven counts of criminal attempt — criminal homicide; ...

Sugar Grove stabbing suspect apprehended

The suspect in the Dec. 22 stabbing in Sugar Grove is behind bars. Michael Conner Shreve, 22, was taken into custody by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 7:30 a.m. Christmas morning, according to a report from the Jamestown Post-Journal. He was arrested at his ...

Russell-Akeley Life

Places of worship have been important to residents of Pine Grove since the earliest days of settlement in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Travel was difficult in those early years, so small groups of like-minded folks met in each other's homes for worship. By about 1830, circuit-riding ...

Sugar Grove Life

‘It’s a Sugar Grove Christmas’ Santa arrived at the Sugar Grove Town Park by Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department Friday for the Sugar Grove Christmas Walk. There were hay rides from Brian Gourley, AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary costume characters, and the “Enchanted Fairy Troop” from ...

Russell-Akeley Life

Batting For Akeley White ash (Fraxinus americana) is a major component in a number of forest cover types where moist fertile soil is available, such as the forests of Warren County and adjacent areas of Pennsylvania and New York. In fact, the species have a broad natural range from Cape ...

Russell-Akeley Life

From the earliest days of settlement of the area that became Pine Grove Township, schools and education were important to the families who settled here. In the early days, there were no formal schools; education was in the hands of the families that settled here. Thus, in the early 1800s, John ...

Invited guests

From a skink to a skunk, there were some special visitors at Eisenhower Elementary School on Tuesday. The Erie Zoo, in a collaboration with the Nutrition Group, sent some envoys to meet with students. Nutrition Group’s Michelle Marker related the special diets the animals eat at the zoo ...

Russell-Akeley Life

May is the birth month of both of our daughters, so it is a time of reflection for what has happened in the previous year and what we will do in the future. Our older daughter was almost three years old at the time we moved to Russell, February 12, 1973, so I could accept a job with the U.S. ...

Russell-Akeley Life

As early as 1730, efforts were being made to develop what is now northwestern Pennsylvania. Prior to becoming the second President of the United States, John Adams served as an Ambassador to England, France, the Netherlands and Russia. Part of his duties as Ambassador was to promote investment ...

4-H Sugar Grove Ruff Riders meet in February

The Sugar Grove Ruff Riders met at Sugar Grove Mission Covenant Church on February 6 for their club meeting. The 4-H Pledge was led by Marissa Gourley. Katie Downs took attendance and read the previous meeting minutes. All members were informed about the upcoming horsemanship clinic on March ...

‘Can’t bring him back’

Doug Edmisten loved Harley Davidsons, and his family. He was a U.S. Army veteran who built sheds for a living, and rode his motorcycle home from Kansas City, Mis., as a surprise for his nephew’s wedding. He loved to work on cars, and he loved surprises. “You never knew when he was ...

Sugar Grove Life

Wreaths Across America The AMVETS Post #50 and The American Legion Post #758 hosted Wreaths Across America along with the nationwide ceremony on December 16 at the Wesleyan Cemetery, Route 957, Sugar Grove. This event happened because of the cooperation of Karen Rutsky, caretaker of the ...

Sugar Grove Life

Wreaths Across America The AMVETS Post #50 and The American Legion Post #758 will be hosting Wreaths Across America along with the nationwide ceremony at noon Dec. 16 in the Wesleyan Cemetery, Route 957, Sugar Grove. The Wreaths Across America program promises to Remember the fallen, Honor ...

‘Round town

“This is us,” said Diane Enos, as she and her husband Louis looked over the vintage merry go round that’s been restored and assembled in the garage behind their house. “We’ve been married for 53 years,” Diane, of Sugar Grove, said. The Enos’ have been collecting pieces of ...

Sugar Grove Life

Second Harvest Food Pantry Volunteers came out to service the Sugar Grove Second Harvest Food Pantry on Saturday, Oct. 21. The distribution provided needed supplies and food to more than 120 families. The next distribution will be Saturday, Dec. 16, and Santa will be arriving at 9 a.m. ...

Eisenhower High School Homecoming Queen

Times Observer photo by Andy Close TerryLee Talasky is crowned 2017 Eisenhower High School Homecoming Queen at halftime of the Seneca at Eisenhower football game Friday night, by 2016 Homecoming Queen Emily Bailey.