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On The Record

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Youngsville Charged. James Edward King Jr., 54, of Youngsville, was charged with harassment after Youngsville Borough Police responded to a domestic incident on Saturday, Nov. 3.

Hospice ‘Wall of Honor’

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Photo submitted to Times Observer Elsa Redding and Bob Crowley recently received Hospice of Warren County’s “Wall of Honor” Award. This award recognizes individuals who have shaped Hospice of Warren County in significant ways. As director for 28 years, Redding played a pivotal role in ...

Vets visit

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Photo submitted to Times Observer In honor of Veterans Day, Scandia resident and U.S. Navy and World War II veteran Ken Sorenson and his granddaughter, Lieutenant Racheal Sorenson, active U.S. Navy, visited Beaty Warren Middle School to speak to students from Mr. Errett’s and Mr. ...

Letters home

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Armistice Day. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 marked the end of hostilities during World War I on the Western Front. It’s been 100 years since the War to End All Wars ceased in the trenches of Europe. Armistice Day was commemorated in the United States until the ...

Classical journey

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On Saturday, Nov. 10, Chautauqua Brass will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Warren’s First Presbyterian Church. Chautauqua Brass is an energetic young brass ensemble on a mission to connect and communicate through music. Hailing from all over North America, they have settled in Chautauqua County ...

Briefs…

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Future leader Jacob Hulse, a junior at Tidioute Community Charter School in Tidioute, was nominated for the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, Mass., on June 29 to July 1. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who are passionate about ...

‘Beautiful chimes’

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Under the headline New First Methodist Church Chimes, Leroy B. Campbell wrote an article in a Warren paper when the First United Methodist Church bells were installed over 90 years ago. What follows is an abridged version of that report. Bells were not primary invented for the church. They ...

ANF to see more prescribed burns

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There could be a lot more fire on the Allegheny National Forest in the future, but not the kind people worry a lot about. Forest officials plan to increase the acreage in their prescribed burn program from about 300 to 2,500 per year. On Thursday, the first part of this two-part series ...

TO DO

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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. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays: Have You Visited the Book Cellar? ...

No meaningful write-in changes, but entertaining

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Many of the write-in votes cast on Tuesday had character — lots of fictional characters, to be exact. The Warren County Board of Elections — also known as the County Commissioners — gathered on Friday to discuss Tuesday’s general election results. The Official Count is an annual ...

County senior center schedule

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Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (11-12): Center closed in observance of Veterans Day Wednesday (11-14): cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (11-15): crafts at 9:30 am; cards; lunch at 11:45 am; bonus bingo after ...

Through the Eyes of Local Veterans

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Illustration by Dave Ferry There are many ways to honor and remember veterans. There are events throughout the county this weekend and on Monday. There are also stories told through letters home from a World War I veteran below, and also “” in a special section published today in the ...

Hidden legacy

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When Forrest Gump meets Lieutenant Dan, we learn that Gary Sinise’s character is descended from a long line of American fighting men. Each of whom fought and died in every single American conflict stretching all the way back to the Revolution. I was 17 years old when that movie came out in ...

Helping people

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Larry Neal spent more than 20 years in the military. But he is not a fighter. “I spent my whole life helping people,” Neal said. His military service was spent tending to injuries and illnesses and then tending to spiritual needs. Neal served as a Navy corpsman and an Army ...

Neal became a hospital corpsman

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CH (Maj.) Larry Neal (U.S. Army retired) could have been a colonel. When he enlisted in the Navy in 1963, he became a corpsman. He finished his enlistment as an HM2 — hospital corpsman second class. Years later, he returned to service and received a significant promotion. Chaplains ...

Neal is still serving

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Corpsman Larry Neal helped active duty service-men and -women when he was in the Navy and Marine Corps. Chaplain Larry Neal helped active duty service-men and -women when he was in the Army. Now, CH (Maj.) Larry Neal (U.S. Army ret.) helps veterans in the Warren Voluntary Drivers ...

David Steinhauser: ‘We fixed the planes’

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David Steinhauser, 85, of Pittsfield, doesn’t consider his service in the Air Force especially noteworthy, but the work he did played a crucial role during a volatile period. Steinhauser enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1952. He attended basic training and technical school and learned how ...

Career day

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At Eighth Grade Career Day, students could get a taste of what it’s like to be in a number of fields — from culinary arts, to medicine, forestry, media, and industry. Students from all over Warren County School District and Tidioute Community Charter School were taken to Holy Redeemer ...