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Warren Disorderly conduct. City of Warren police report Brook Zampogna, 41, of Kane was cited for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness on Sept. 27 following a report of a suspicious person. Possession. According to City of Warren police, Isaac Moore, 36, of Warren was charged with ...

Casey defeats Republican Barletta in US Senate race

Pennsylvania’s senior senator – Democrat Bob Casey – has been re-elected to a third term. He defeated Republican Lou Barletta as a result of Tuesday’s General Election. While Barletta lost state-wide, it’s not surprising that he won 61-37 percent over Casey in Warren County – ...

Historic voter turnout in Warren County

By JOSH COTTON jcotton@timesobserver.com Preliminary returns indicate historic midterm turnout in Warren County. The Times Observer is estimating turnout in Tuesday’s General Election at approximately 46 percent throughout the county. That number was derived by taking an average of ...

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Zydonik recertified Magisterial District Judge Raymond Zydonik was again certified for service as a member of the Pennsylvania’s Unified Judicial System after successful completion of continuing legal education course work. The recertification is the culmination of a week-long training held ...

Alleged theft and multiple drug charges for Grand Valley man

BY LORRI DRUMM ldrumm@timesobserver.com A Grand Valley man facing multiple drug-related charges after troopers found evidence in his home has been accused of taking more than $11,000 worth of equipment from the Eldred Township building after he left evidence at the scene. Archie L ...

Competition

Hola. Me llamo Seth... Myah... Emma. Three Warren Area High School students were recognized at Monday’s school board meeting for their performance at the recent World Languages Competition at Slippery Rock University. Warren was represented by 20 students at the event. There were about ...

Corry teens charged for August paintball incident

Four Corry teens are facing multiple charges for a paintball and slingshot attack that caused more than $800 in damages in Youngsville in August. Youngsville police filed charges against Alexie Gordon, 18, James Corbet, 18, Kyle Taylor, 18 and a 17-year-old juvenile for the incident that ...

Five plead not guilty at arraignments

Five not guilty pleas were entered during arraignment proceedings held last week at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded not guilty: ¯ Zachary M. Cobb, Warren. Cobb has been charged with DUI: General impairment/incapable of safe driving – first offense, ...

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Glade Twp. Theft. Warren-based state police reported that they were contacted by a known 47-year-old male, Shatzle Dr., regarding a possible burglary. The victim reported that a large toolbox with numerous hand tools was taken from his shed along with a box of collectible Zippo lighters from ...

17 year-old charged for alleged threats

A threat against a Warren County school has landed a 17-year-old male in juvenile placement. Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police reported that they were “contacted by a third-party regarding a possible threat made towards a Warren County school.” The threat was reportedly made on ...

Police and Fire Chiefs present 2019 budget to City Council

Warren City Council continues to work toward implementing a budget for 2019. Fire Chief Sam Pascuzzi and Police Chief Brandon Deppen presented their 2019 budget proposals to City Council on Monday. The biggest ticket item for the fire department, Pascuzzi said, will be the eventual ...

Warren County School District coordinates with Allegheny National Forest

Warren County School District and the U.S. Forest Service have been introduced. When Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen made the Allegheny National Forest the first she formally visited after being appointed chief in October, she met with groups of stakeholders. One of those was ...

Decision time

The last time an incumbent governor ran for re-election, he lost. Will it happen again? Incumbent Democratic Governor Tom Wolf is seeking a second term after defeating incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett four years ago. Upon election, Wolf declared he wouldn’t accept a salary or pension and ...

Rapp unopposed; part of county to pick state senator

Four municipalities in Warren County will get to pick a state senator in this year’s general election. Voters in Columbus, Eldred, Southwest and Spring Creek townships will cast votes for state senator in the 50th District, which is comprised of all of Crawford and Mercer counCountys ...

Senate seat up, candidates challenge Casey’s third term

Pennsylvania will be picking a U.S. Senator in Tuesday’s General Election. Democratic Senator Bob Casey, Pennsylvania’s senior senator, is seeking election to a third six-year term and is most seriously challenged by Republican Congressman Lou Barletta. Libertarian Dale R. Kerns, Jr., ...

Democratic candidate Boser challenges Incumbent Congressman Thompson

While it may no longer technically be the 5th Congressional District starting next year, the 15th Congressional District – of which Warren County is a part – is unlikely to look much different on election night. Incumbent Republican Congressman Glenn Thompson is seeking re-election to ...

Warren County polling places for Election Day, Tues. Nov. 6

The polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6 for this year’s General Election. Below are the various polling places throughout the county: ¯ Warren Central, Warren County Courthouse. ¯ Warren South, Seneca Building, Seneca Street. ¯ Warren North, Warren East and ...

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Eldred Twp. Burglary. Pennsylvania State Police are looking for information regarding the theft of items including a cordless drill with battery and charger and $400 in cash from a garage and vehicle on Gossville Road, Eldred Township, between 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, and noon Saturday, Oct. ...

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The 4th annual 4 Paws 4 Veterans Dinner will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Eagles Club of Warren. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. All Warren County veterans, and those who live with them, are welcome, but tickets are required. There is no charge for tickets and they ...

Builders Day

‘Risin’ on the Mississippi with glory and grace’ is a massive, man-made monument that has stood for over 50 years. The pieces of the Gateway Arch were made in Warren at Pittsburgh-Des Moines (PDM) and shipped by rail to St. Louis where it was erected. On Saturday, a small group ...