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Mike Philhower explains how EMDR techniques keep consumers working in the “healthy zone” of emotional processing.

Change how you see the world

Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing. EMDR for short. It’s a mouthful. But, according to Mike Philhower, executive director of Family Services of Warren County, it works. It works especially well, he said, for consumers of mental health services who feel frustrated with lack of ...

Man sent to prison for DUI

An Allegheny County man was sentenced to state prison for DUI in Warren County court Tuesday. Scott Rudge, 50, was sentenced to 15 to 36 months in a state correctional institution with credit for 30 days served, recidivism risk reduction incentive eligible, a $1,500 fine, $1,000 in fees, ...

On The Record

Warren Charged. According to Warren City Police, Devan Hulings, 26, Warren was charged with Unlawful Restraint, Terroristic Threats, & Simple Assault. James Nelson, 45, Kane was charged with Terroristic Threats & Simple Assault on March 24 following an investigation into a past tense ...

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Allegheny National Forest offices were closed last month because of a threatening voice messaeg. The investigation has been completed.

ANF investigation into threatening voicemail ends

By BRIAN FERRY bferry@timesobserver.com The investigation into the threat that caused the closure of Allegheny National Forest offices last month has been completed. According to a release from the ANF, the supervisor’s office in North Warren, and the Bradford and Marienville ranger ...

Hospital Report

Warren General Hospital Born A boy was born on March 20 to Joshua and Danielle Reitz of Warren County. A boy was born on March 17 to Dustin and Angela Craker of Warren County. A boy was born on March 23 to Jason and Katrina Loree of Warren.

Sentences handed down

Six defendants were sentenced during Warren County sentence court proceedings Tuesday before Senior Judge William Morgan. The following defendants were sentenced: ¯ Tina M. Glasgow, of Spring Creek, to five years intermediate punishment including 30 days in Warren County jail, 60 days of ...

On The Record

Warren Statutory Sexual Assault/Corruption of Minors. City of Warren police report that Kayhl Nearing, 19, of Kane, was charged with statutory sexual assault and corruption of minors on Wednesday, March 22, following an investigation into a sexual assault that took place on Feb. 26. He was ...

Monday’s plea proceedings

The following defendants entered guilty pleas on Monday during change of plea proceedings before Judge Gregory Hammond. ¯ Devon J. Baptiste, Clarendon, to DUI: Highest rate of alcohol - first offense, careless driving, driving on roadways laned for traffic and requiring to display ...

Phillips pleads guilty to burglary and assault of 2 neighbors

A Warren woman has pled guilty to her involvement in a December burglary and assault in Pittsfield. Judge Gregory Hammond took the plea of Tara Jean Phillips, 23, 625 Conewango Ave. on Monday afternoon. She pled guilty to burglary, a first-degree felony, theft by unlawful taking and simple ...

Stacey Gross

Times Observer’s Stacey Gross: 2nd Place, 2017 press awards

Her first year in journalism ended up beautifully. Times Observer Staff Writer Stacey Gross won second place honors in the 2017 Keystone Press Awards in the Columns category. Gross entered three columns — Abysmally and beautifully in such a short succession; This picture on my fridge; and ...

Fire!

A pair of fires ravaged Clarendon properties on Sunday and Monday. A fire at 10652 Route 6 early Sunday morning caused serious smoke and water damage to the residence, while Monday’s fire at 210 South Main Street destroyed the home. Sunday’s fire saw fire departments from all over the ...

Man caught in 2nd burglary of same house

A Sheffield man who broke into the same house on consecutive nights last month has plead guilty. Casey Charles McClain, 27, of 215 Church Street and currently incarcerated in the Warren County Jail pled to burglary and robbery - both first degree felonies – as well as theft by unlawful ...

Ralph Munt charged with endangering welfare of children

A Sheffield man faces assault charges following an incident on Saturday. Ralph T. Munt, 49, of Sheffield faces charges of assault, endangering welfare of children, and harassment after the incident in Sheffield Township. According to Pennsylvania State Police, incident occurred as Munt and the ...

Prototype designed to served as a "Municipal Hub" – giving the county's municipalities the ability to collaborate electronically as well as have a web presence.

Warren County expands web presence

Warren County has greatly expanded it’s web presence over the last year. Now, the county, the Warren County Council of Governments and the Pennsylvania Electronic Government Consortium are looking to bring that expanded presence – and the collaboration that can come with it – to the ...

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Firefighters on West 10th Street in Jamestown. The fire was reported after 2 a.m., the fourth such structure fire in a three-hour span.

Jamestown Police requesting help with finding arson suspects in rash of fires

A rash of arson attacks in the past 48 hours has Jamestown, New York investigators scrambling to find potential links — and more importantly, suspects. Captain Robert F. Samuelson, division commander of the Jamestown Police Department, said the fires are “no question” a result of arson, ...

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The Kinzua Tango will be among the events discussed at the 2017 Roach-Bauer Forestry Forum on April 6.

The face of forests

Local residents have a chance to attend a forum focused on local forestry next month. Registrations for the April 6 Roach-Bauer Forestry Forum from March 24 though March 30 are $30. Reservations are required. No reservations will be accepted after March 30. The Roach-Bauer Forestry Forum ...