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Voting machine demo tonight at the Library

Warren County is poised to make a decision on new voting machines, potentially in time for this fall’s general election. And the county wants the feedback of the community in the decision making process. The event is slated for Thursday - tonight - at the Slater Room of the Warren ...

Husband and wife face charges of alleged victim intimidation

A Warren man and his wife stand accused of intimidation of a victim. Christian S. Iverson, 37, and Camille E. Iverson, 34, both of Garland, each face a felony intimidation charge. According to Pennsylvania State Police, the Iversons attempted to coerce a man who is allegedly a victim in ...

Warren man arrested for alleged accidental shooting

A Warren man was jailed after shooting a woman in her home Wednesday morning. The victim claims the shooting was accidental. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Rodney L. Tomassoni, 48, of Warren, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, discharging a firearm in an ...

On The Record

North Warren Theft. Rachelle Renee Curtis and Mikayla Marie Lathrop, both of Warren, were witnessed by Walmart Loss Prevention allegedly concealing $220.27 worth of merchandise in their purses at 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6. Both were confronted and fled the store without paying for the ...

Tidioute Police again seeking part-time officer

The Tidioute Borough is again seeking to fill the position of a part-time police officer and is currently accepting applications. Applicants must be at leat 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, be Act 120 certified, and have a valid Pa. driver’s ...

The list of candidates so far as petitions roll in

A total of eight candidates are seeking election as one of Warren County’s three commissioners while five candidates are seeking seats on Warren City Council. The deadline to file a petition to be on the primary ballot was Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. The primary is set for May 21. Director ...

County-wide candidates

By JOSH COTTON jcotton@timesobserver.com Here’s a look at the rest of the individuals who submitted petitions to be included on the primary ballot for offices throughout Warren County. Boroughs ¯ Sugar Grove: council (four year) - Alexander Lopresti (R), Rob Hall (R); constable - ...

Winicki spells her way to finals finishing 11 of 32

The Warren County School District representative to the Western Pennsylvania Spelling Bee made it to the finals. Out of more than 100 spellers to reach the regional competition, Macy Winicki of Warren made it to the finals — the final 32 spellers. She finished just outside of the top 10, ...

Warren man charged for shooting woman

A Warren County woman is being treated for injuries sustained when she was shot early Wednesday in a Glade Township residence. The man who allegedly shot her has been charged with aggravated assault. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Rodney L. Tomassoni, 48, of Warren, is charged with ...

‘Out of balance’

The Allegheny National Forest has an age demographic problem. Thanks to what amounted to widespread clearcutting in the area through the 1920s, the majority of the forest is about the same age. Warren County School District and the U.S. Forest Service would both like to see a better age ...

WGH expanding security after data breach

A company that provides data services for Warren General Hospital and UPMC Kane was the victim of a ransomware attack in September. According to a statement from Wolverine Solutions Group, provided to the Times Observer by WGH Chief Operating Officer Joe Akif, there was no evidence any ...

Warren County jobless rates drop

The unemployment rate fell in Warren County to a seasonally-adjusted 4.1 percent in January. That’s a .5 percent decrease from December and a 1.0 percent decrease from January 2018. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Center for Workforce Information and Analysis released ...

Sgt. Sproveri makes captain, others advance

A November retirement has caused a chain reaction in the ranks of the City of Warren Police Department. The department has made in-house appointments for captain, two sergeants and community service officer. “With the retirement of Captain Jeffrey Zavinski in November of 2018, the ...

No injuries in Monday’s Conewango Creek crash

At 1:41 A.M. on Monday, Mar. 11, Samantha J. Graham was traveling south on Big Four Rd. when she came across icy road conditions, causing her vehicle turn clockwise and slide toward the west side of the road. The front left corner of the vehicle then struck a tree, causing it to continue ...

Knights errant

The vote regarding the end of the Eisenhower High School baseball program never happened. At the time of the Warren County school board’s February committee meetings, there were barely enough students — nine, maybe ten — signed up to field a team, let alone satisfy the pitching needs ...

Commissioners discuss Town Hall schedule

While she did not voice her refusal to attend, Warren County Commissioner Cindy Morrison did voice her opposition to upcoming town hall meetings being held by the commissioners. Morrison took part in Monday’s commissioner work session via telephone. Near the end of that meeting, ...

WCSD re-examines negotiating protocols

By BRIAN FERRY bferry@timesobserver.com There is some precedent for conducting collective bargaining in public. While Warren County School District has not gone that far, it might be taking a step in that direction. An update to the school board regarding negotiation with the ...

Art opening sees visitors hob-nob with young artists

“I don’t know. I guess I just thought of the Devil,” Graice Siliano said as she described her inspiration for a ceramic mug she created. “I wanted to make something different.” Siliano, a sixth-grade student at Beaty-Warren Middle School, admitted her devil actually looks somewhat ...

Brief

VA Office The Warren County Veterans Affairs Office will be closed on Wednesday, March 13. The office will reopen on Thursday.

On The Record

Warren Lost Property. At 8 P.M. Fri., Mar. 8, an individual lost a STIHL MS 461 chainsaw from the bed of his truck. This occurred somewhere between Tidioute and Pleasantville approximately at the area of Neiltown Rd., Warren and Forest County. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP ...