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The Miller Sound

Community

“A band ought to have a sound all of its own. It ought to have a personality.” — Glenn Miller In the Mood for big band music? The Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform at Struthers Library Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28. The event will feature five musicians on saxophone, four ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (09-17): center closed in observance of Labor Day Wednesday (09-19): cards, exercise, 11:30 am, lunch at 11:45 am, blood pressures taken after lunch, 50-50 drawing, bingo Thursday (09-20): crafts at 9:45 am, cards, lunch at 11:45 am, bingo ...

Briefs…

Community

WASU trip Warren Area Student Union is taking a coach bus to Ghost Lake on October 6. The motorcoach will depart at 4 p.m. from Beaty Middle School stopping at the Millcreek Mall, then travel to the 13 Levels of Fear. The cost is $55. Permission slip for anyone 18 years old and under is ...

‘Horseless carriage’

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Warren’s first car was crafted in a Pine Street garage. By a dentist. First thing’s first, I have to thank the dentist’s grand-daughter, Judi Wilson, for originally sharing this story for me as well as the Warren County Historical Society for opening their archives up to me for many ...

High water halts river cleanup

Local News

Elevated Allegheny River levels prompted changes to the schedule for the Allegheny River Cleanup. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t still work to do. “’Ideal’ water levels for the Allegheny River Cleanup are approximately 2,500 cubic fee/second flowing out from Kinzua Dam,” Nate ...

TO DO

Community

The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com. Sept. 15: Allegheny RiverfesT, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendors and ...

Dogs will have their day at third Bark For Life

Local News

It’s time for Bark For Life. For the third year, BFL will descent on Warren, and this year the event will be honoring Canine Officer Choper of the Conewango Township Police Department. The canine segment of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life is for everyone who loves dogs and ...

‘Man for the job’: Regional college president formally installed

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“We’re writing history today.” That was the sentiment of former State Senator Mary Jo White, who chairs the board of trustees of the Northern Pennsylvania Regional College. On Friday afternoon, Founding President Joseph T. Nairn was formally installed in a ceremony at the Struthers ...

Called To Worship

Community

ALLIANCE WARREN ALLIANCE: 278 Kinzua Rd., Rt. 59. Pastor Doug McCracken. Sunday school for all ages, 9:15 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; adult prayer/Bible studies, Youth, Kid Quest, 6:30 p.m. Wed. MIDWAY ALLIANCE CHURCH: 6384 Oil Creek Rd., Spartansburg. Rev. Eric Swartzbaugh, pastor. Sun. ...

Tank fire on Cobham Park

Local News

An oil tank fire broke out at the United Refining Company tank farm at 3131 Cobham Park Road shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday. Crews from Glade, Warren, Pleasant, Scandia, Youngsville, and North Warren were called. Thick, black smoke was seen pouring from one of the tanks at 4 p.m. That smoke had ...

Right at home

Local News

Chelsea Ishman feels right at home. It’s not as if her new job as Tidioute Borough police chief isn’t dangerous. It’s not as if it won’t be challenging. But she already loves the small-town feel of Tidioute and is ready to get started. “I love this town so much already — ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Warren Co. Warrant arrest. At approximately 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Colby Lyle, 37, Russell St., Warren, with assistance from the Warren County Adult Probation Department. Lyle was arrested on a supervisor’s warrant for probation violations and was ...

Briefs…

Community

Red Hats to meet The Purple Majestic Red Hats will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the home of Joyce Brecht, 23 N. State St., North Warren. Meat, beverage, and dessert will be furnished. Bring a dish to pass. Call 723-3614 by September 18 to confirm. Rummage and bake sale Saron ...

Warren man busted after police watch meth sale

Local News

A Warren man is behind bars after a traffic stop turned up pills, methamphetamine and an admission to selling methamphetamine in an interaction observed by police. Cody A. Flick, 32, 14 Plum St., was charged by City of Warren Police on Wednesday. According to the police affidavit of ...

Visitor’s Bureau makes good use of 2%

Local News

The Warren County Visitor’s Bureau (WCVB) is making good use of the two percent increase in the county’s Hotel Occupancy Tax. According to WCVB Executive Director Dave Sherman, “it’s stunning what an extra two percent” can do. After a rocky trajectory following Sherman’s original ...

City, DEP asking pool owners to drain responsibly

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The outdoor swimming season is winding down. The City of Warren and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are asking pool owners to think about where their pool water is going. “Discharged pool water containing chlorine and other chemicals can be detrimental to ...

Needs of county Human Services addressed in report

Community

The results are in. After a lengthy process — one mostly unfamiliar to both those participating and those spectating within the community, the final report of this year’s Warren County Human Services Summit is in. The process took several months start to finish, including planning, ...

National Fuel warns customers of phone scam

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National Fuel wants to warn customers about a recent phone scam. “Scammers are contacting customers via a local number posing as National Fuel, but attempting to sell credit card services,” a statement from the company said. “Utility customers should not respond to these calls and ...

‘Talking about it’

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There is a stigma attached to talking about anxiety, mental health, and suicide. The problem with that is that talking is the only way to get help. “People think it’s embarrassing,” Kari Swanson of CORE (Choosing Openness Regarding Experiences) said. “They look around and think that ...