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‘Welcome to adulthood’

Community

For about 350 Warren County School District students, Friday was their last day as district students. Graduation was held at the district’s four high schools Friday evening. Students laughed, cried, exchanged hugs and well wishes. They took selfies and posed for photos. Some of them made ...

No trespassing,’ no more

Community

Esther Newbold, whose spirit might well haunt her pioneer family’s former estate just south of the hamlet of Irvine where Brokenstraw Creek meets the Allegheny River, might be offended that her land is now visited regularly by hikers and hunters since it is now part of northwestern ...

Remembering Patriots

Community

The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is undertaking an ambitious project to honor the Revolutionary War veterans buried in Warren County. And they are starting at Old Whitestown Cemetery outside Garland, a small cemetery that includes a higher concentration of ...

New recruits

Local News

The Warren County Visitors Bureau will release its next recruiting video next month. The video will show notable places and people from around the county in an effort to bring tourists to the county and keep them here. WCVB Executive Director Dave Sherman and Titusville-based filmmaker Jay ...

Choper’s funeral on Tuesday

Local News

A funeral service for K9 Choper of the Conewango Township Police Department will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the Warren Area High School auditorium. Those planning to attend are asked to arrive in time to be inside by 1:45 p.m. K9 units will be stationed outside and will be escorted into ...

Tony Stewart returns to race at Stateline Saturday

Local News

DUNDEE, N.Y. (AP) — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart is returning to upstate New York to race for the first time in nearly four years. Stewart and his All Star Circuit of Champions are scheduled to compete at three tracks, starting at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee near Watkins Glen on ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 06/11: cards, bonus bingo Wednesday: 06/13: cards, exercise, 11:30 a.m., lunch at 11:45 a.m., bingo Thursday: 06/14: craft day, 9:30 a.m., cards, lunch at 11:45 a.m., bingo Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 06/12: ...

Local Self-Help Meetings:

Community

Alcoholics Anonymous Call 866-839-3401 Sunday Warren • Unity Group (O-SPK-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 8 p.m. Monday Warren. • Monday-Wednesday-Friday (O-D-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Center, 207 Second Ave., noon. • K.I.S.S. Group (O-D-HA), ...

County qualifying horse show set for July 20-21

Community

The Warren County 4-H horse program is accepting entries for the county qualifying show set for July 20-21. The deadline to submit the entry form is June 25. Entries may be mailed to the Penn State Extension Office in Warren County at 100 Dillon Drive, Suite 101, Youngsville, PA 16371. The ...

Briefs…

Community

Buy Local, Buy Fresh The Buy Local, Buy Fresh initiative at the Sugar Grove Library Farm to Table fundraiser tickets sold out this week. But there are seven beautiful baskets to raffle. Donated baskets came in to the library. Some of them are valued at $85 to $100. The drawing will be held ...

Irwin a Times Observer Scholar-Athlete of Year

Local News

Warren’s Adam Irwin is certainly closing out his high school career — academically and athletically — in grandiose fashion. He was his class salutatorian, and was recently named the District 10 Region 6 Pitcher of the Year. Now he’ll add Times Observer Scholar-Athlete award winner to ...

Sheffield’s Grubbs Times Observer Scholar-Athlete of 2018

Education

Sheffield senior Mya Grubbs is one of those people you notice immediately when she walks in a room. Outgoing, fun, positive – those words could be used to describe her, but she is also an intense competitor both in the classroom, in the athletic arena and in the community. Those are traits ...

County Honors Choper

Local News

Dozens of first responders and many civilians gathered Thursday morning at the Warren County Courthouse to honor fallen Conewango Township Police K9 officer Choper. Choper, a five-year-old German shepherd who had been on the force for three years, died early Wednesday as a result of injuries ...

Because it could happen here

Local News

Warren County law enforcement agents took steps to be ready in the event of an active shooter situation. Almost 40 municipal and county officers practiced tactical response Wednesday and Thursday at Allegheny Valley Elementary School. “There’s nothing that’s more important right now ...

Briefly…

Community

Archery shoot set The Sheffield Rod and Gun Club will hold a 3-D Archery search on Sunday, June 10, 2018. 3 - D Archery. The club is located at1964 Austin Hill, Sheffield and Registration will be from 7:00 a.m. until noon. Cost for adults is $10.00. Kids aged 16 and under are free. Anyone ...

Registration open for Learn-to-Fish program

Community

The Learn-to-Fish Program is a memorial program to Brent McKown (1935 - 2001), who was an avid fisherman all his life in Warren and Chautauqua Counties. He also loved to help children learn to fish and enjoy the great outdoors. The program, which was begun in 2002 in his memory, provides ...

Warren Public Library holds Trivia Night

Community

The Warren Public Library Trivia Night was attended by over 100 energetic participants. The competition was fierce, with knowledge being tested in the following categories: No MOO-staking the Facts about Dairy (did you know that June is Dairy Month?), Warren City Sights, Sock it to Me, ...

‘Rest easy, good boy’

Local News

Warren County’s only K9 died early Wednesday morning as a result of injuries sustained in a training exercise on Tuesday night. Conewango Township Police Chief Jason Peters said that Choper passed away at 12:02 a.m. “Special thanks to the staff and veterinary at Russell Veterinary ...