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Corry PSP seek info in gun theft

Corry-based Pennsylvania State Police are recruiting the assistance of the public regarding a firearm theft from a sporting goods store in Columbus Twp. Police were dispatched to C&H Sports, 45490 US 6, Corry, on September 14 at 7 a.m. on a report of a commercial burglary, according to ...

Courthouse crew steps up the pace

Renovations continue at the Warren County Courthouse. The ongoing project was the sole topic discussed during a brief commissioners work session held on Monday at the courthouse. With the Fourth Ave. entrance now closed due to single point of entry security, people proceeding up the ...

Russell-Akeley Life

Haddon Heights, the town in which I grew up in southern New Jersey, about 10 miles from Philadelphia, was part of the wave of suburban housing that developed around industrial cities like Camden, N.J., and Philadelphia. The main offices of companies you know, like RCA and Campbell Soup, were ...

Betts basketball court upgraded

The City of Warren has a brand new basketball court. The eastern end of the old runway — the Betts Park parking lot — was resurfaced in the spring by I.A. Construction, according to Public Works Director Mike Holtz. “When this re-surfacing was done, the existing basketball courts ...

Get back to nature during 3rd annual Walk in Penn’s Woods at Hatch Run

Since the inaugural Walk in Penn’s Woods in October 2017, thousands have gained in their awareness of and appreciation for Pennsylvania forests. This year’s walk will be held Sunday, Oct. 6. In Warren County, it will be hosted by the Warren County Conservation District from 1 to 3 ...

Countdown to Fall

The fall foliage season is on schedule here in Northwestern Pennsylvania. “Small amounts of color will start to show by the end of this month, but it will still be patchy coloration,” Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Cornplanter District Forester Cecile Stelter said. ...

ACNC offering tours of Kinzua Dam and ANF Fish Hatchery

Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC), Jamestown, NY, will be presenting an event that is “so exclusive you have to get government clearance to participate.” On Saturday, October 5, guests could have the opportunity to spend the day touring behind-the-scenes of Kinzua Dam and the ...

PennDOT taking applications for improvement projects

PennDOT is now accepting applications for transportation improvement projects to enhance mobility statewide. Applications will be accepted to fund improvement projects that will “enhance Pennsylvania roadways, bridges, transit facilities, park and ride facilities, sidewalk, crosswalk ...

Reg Lenna Center kicked off its season this past weekend

The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. 3 St, Jamestown, NY, began their season this past weekend. The season kick-off was the Third Street Beer and Wine festival on Saturday, September 14. The festival featured live music from Saratoga Springs’ “Wild Adriatic” and Vancouver’s ...

Hounding Cancer

Cathy Burnett, co-leader of Relay for Life and the Bark for Life committee, has a very personal motivation for being part of those events and including furry family members in the fundraising. “Dogs know when we are engaged in a battle, physically, emotionally, or spiritually,” ...

40 years

Over five Saturdays, the Times Observer is presenting Hospice of Warren County from its own perspective in honor of its 40th anniversary. Bob Priest is a busy, hardworking man but what makes him unique is his strength. Raised in Warren County, he has been a band member of several local bands ...

Gov. Wolf: Veteran homelessness in Warren County ‘effectively ended’

Gov. Tom Wolf’s office announced on Friday that Warren County is among 20 counties where homelessness for veterans has been “effectively ended.” The local department of Veterans Affairs has seen the need and been there to help but can’t confirm that veteran homelessness isn’t ...

City Council examines Geographic Information Systems

Local government officials got a glimpse into the 21st century on Thursday. A Warren City Council work session - attended by many of the city’s department as well as representatives from the county and other municipalities - was held to hear from staff from the City of Meadville on ...

Briefs…

Church welcomes speaker The community is invited to learn and ask questions of an international peacemaker focused on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea. The First Presbyterian Church of Sugar Grove welcomes Rev. Moon-Sook Lee on Sunday, Sept. 15, at 3 p.m. for a ...

Women’s Club President’s Tea

The Warren Woman’s Club began its season with the traditional Presidents’ Tea on Monday, Sept. 9th 2019. Past president, Carolyn Worley, with Glenn Fegely on piano performed a sing-a-long skit entitled A Suffrage Journey in Song. Featured were nine tunes fashioned into a history of women ...

Warren man charged with alleged assault behind bars

A Warren man jailed in June for failure to verify his address and/or photograph as required by Pennsylvania Megan’s Law, was arraigned Friday on charges that he subjected his cell mate to unwanted sexual acts. Christopher Scott Frederick, 54, was arraigned Friday before Magisterial ...

Tax upset sale approaches

The last day to pay to avoid property going to the upset tax sale is just less than a week away. The sale is set for Monday, Sept. 23 and the last day to pay is September 20 by 4 p.m. “The 2017 taxes and anything prior get the property to the Upset Sale on Monday, the 23rd,” Tax ...

WGH Helipad closes vehicle, boat and pedestrian access for re-paving

The boating season might be winding down as fall approaches but those looking to access the Allegheny River will not be able to use the helipad at Crescent Park for a couple weeks. “The helipad at Crescent Park will be closed to all boat, vehicle and pedestrian traffic beginning on ...