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Warren’s gym behind schedule; board hears from RRC officials

Local News

The Warren Area High School gymnasium will not be ready for the start of school. During Monday’s Warren County School District committee meetings, Director of Buildings and Grounds Services Dr. Norbert Kennerknecht gave an update on construction at the school. While the majority of the ...

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Local News Briefs

WASU bus trip Warren Area Student Union is hosting a bus trip to ScareHouse in Pittsburgh to observe new ideas for WASU’s Haunted House. Everyone is invited to join us on the coach bus. We will leave at noon, stop at the Robinson Mall, then Cracker Barrel for dinner, then off to Scare ...

A stone’s throw away

Local News

There is something about the waters of French Creek and the Allegheny River in Franklin that makes stones not sink. The Pennsylvania stone skipping championship is held where the two waterways converge at Franklin’s Riverfront Park every August. Last weekend, the water did not ...

Targeted Pet Treats makes national list

Business

Inc. magazine recently ranked Targeted Pet Treats of Warren number 3,420 on its 36th annual Inc. 5,000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most ...

Wanted man arrested

Local News

A Jamestown, N.Y. man with an active warrant in Warren County was apprehended in Jamestown early Sunday morning. According to Jamestown police, officers initiated a stop on a vehicle at N. Main St. for a traffic violation at 1:28 a.m. Sunday. The front seat passenger identified himself as ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Mead Twp. Harassment. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Dominick Swanson, 20, of Warren, was charged with harassment after repeatedly contacting a 15 year old female despite being told to refrain. Crawford County Officer-Involved Shooting. According to Pennsylvania State Police, ...

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Local News Briefs

Class party The party for the 80th birthday of the members of the Warren High School Class of ‘55 will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Jackson Valley Gold Club. An incorrect date was published earlier. Deadline for reservations is Friday, Sept. 1. Class of 1962 Members of the Warren ...

4-H members, volunteers to be honored Nov. 9

Community

The 55th Annual Rotary 4-H Achievement Night is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 9, at the 4-H Center in Pittsfield. Warren County 4-H members and volunteers will be honored for their achievements. The evening will also include the annual meeting for the Penn State Extension Board in Warren ...

Warren County Band Exhibition held

Community

Sheffield hosted the annual Warren County Band Exhibition on Saturday on “The Mountain.” The exhibition is an opportunity for local bands to share their hard work, determination, and artistry with each other. These programs have worked to maintain their status through the difficulty of ...

Fitting tribute

Local News

Times Observer photo by Andy Close At halftime of the Brookville at Warren Dragons season-opener on Friday evening at War Memorial Field, a plaque — to be place outside War Memorial — was dedicated to former longtime Warren Area High School football coach John “Toby” Shea, at right, ...

Defendants sentenced in Warren County court

Cops & Court Report

Seven other defendants were sentenced in Warren County court proceedings of Friday. The following were sentenced: ¯ Dustin L. Campbell, of Warren, to three months to one year in Warren County jail — eligible for early reentry and work release, restitution of $830.06, a $500 fine, $375 in ...

Zwald joins realtors at Howard Hanna

Business

Steve Zwald has joined the staff of realtors at Howard Hanna Daley Real Estate. He becomes the 13th licensed realtor in this office after completing pre-licensing courses at Alan Kells School of Real Estate, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. Zwald devoted 33 ...

Wilder hosts ‘Jackson in Jamestown’ author, Ebersole

Community

The Wilder Museum is presenting this summer’s installment of “Warren County Tales” on Thursday, Aug. 31, at 6:30 p.m., featuring Helen G. Ebersole, author of Off the Pedestal: Jackson in Jamestown, 1909-1934. Arguably Warren County’s most famous and influential son, Robert H. Jackson ...

Shaking history loose

Community

A grandson, a biographer and some local residents walk onto a property. It might sound like the start of a joke but it was exactly the scenario that unfolded at the Spring Creek homestead that was the birthplace of Supreme Court Associate Justice and US Chief Prosecutor at the Nuremberg ...

Warren man sent to state prison for trying WCJ escape

Local News

A man who pled guilty to trying to escape from Warren County jail will next be housed at a state prison. Joshua P. Morgan, of Warren, was sentenced Friday by Judge Gregory Hammond to 12 to 36 months in a state correctional institution — boot camp and recidivism risk reduction initiative ...

Rt. 666 in Sheffield closing for bridge repair

Local News

Route 666 in Sheffield Township will be closed through the weekend for a bridge repair. The road will be closed from the intersection with Rt. 948 to the intersection with US 6. Up for replacement is a 13-foot-long steel pipe-arch culvert bridge over Dodge Run. The structure was built in ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Conewango Twp. DUI. Conewango Township police reported that they came into contact with Ira T. Hamler, 66, Warren, on July 8, during a sobriety checkpoint on Market St. During the contact, Hamler was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of a small amount ...