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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 ...

Kinzua Sky Walk named cultural best

By BRIAN FERRY bferry@timesobserver.com A regional attraction has been named among the best of the best for group tours. The Kinzua Sky Walk, Kinzua Bridge State Park, in McKean County, is one of the American Bus Association’s 22 Cultural Best of Best for 2019. “The unique and ...

Cleanup Crew

Sometimes a clean-up isn’t just about cleaning up. On Tuesday, 13 students and two teachers from Tidioute Community Charter School joined the Allegheny River Clean-up. While they worked alongside many other volunteers on the stretch of the river from Wildwood to Tidioute boat launch, ...

Youngsville Life

American LegionM-114 acquisition “Dick Morgan first alerted me that the M-114 was available from an American Legion near the Farrell, PA area,” stated Pat Walters. “Youngsville Post 658 wants to thank Matt Luvison who was instrumental in making the acquisition of the M-114 possible. ...

Youngsville Life

Free Community Recycling Day Saturday, September 14th from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Cummins Engine Plant (4720 Baker St. Lakewood, NY) is offering their annual free Community Recycling Day for the general public. This is meant to be a community event, no businesses please. The drop-off location ...

Warren County gearing up for the 2020 Census

A lot of things that were going on in 1790 aren’t happening today. One thing that has lasted that long is the U.S. Census. “Every 10 years since 1790, a decennial census has been taken,” U.S. Census Bureau Media Specialist Susan Licate said. The census is Constitutionally ...

Census Bureau seeks to fill thousands of jobs

With the 10-year census just around the corner, the U.S. Census Bureau is looking for help. “We are at the height of our hiring,” Media Specialist Susan Licate said. “In Northern Pennsylvania and across the country, we have thousands of jobs to fill.” To apply, a person must be ...

McGuire enters guilty plea in strangling case

A Youngsville man has pled guilty to strangling his pregnant girlfriend during a domestic dispute. Michael B. McGuire entered the plea to strangulation - applying pressure to throat or neck, a felony, and simple assault before Judge Gregory Hammond on Thursday afternoon. In exchange for ...

Preliminary hearings

Three guilty pleas were entered recently as a result of preliminary hearings held at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants entered guilty pleas: ¯ Dylon R. Curtis, Girard, Pa., to simple assault - mutual consent fight. Charges of aggravated assault, two counts of simple ...