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Pittsfield man sentenced to 6 months for bar stabbing

Local News

A Pittsfield man will spend nearly six months in prison for stabbing a man at a Youngsville establishment last October. Jacob R. Sandt has been sentenced by Judge Gregory Hammond on counts of simple assault and recklessly endangering another person. According to the affidavit for probable ...

Northwest names Abreu VP, loss mitigation manager

Business

Angela Sheffler Abreu has been named corporate vice president, loss mitigation manager of Northwest Bank. T.K. Creal, Senior Vice President, Credit Administration Manager, made the announcement. In her new role, Abreu will oversee the Loss Mitigation Department, develop and coordinate workout ...

Hearts Content the site of French & Indian War reenactment in May

Local News

The French & Indian War will be more than just history in Warren County come May. A reenactment is on tap for Hearts Content on May 11 and 12 that is expected to draw as many as 200 reenactors to the Allegheny National Forest. In addition to the reenactors, a blacksmith utilizing ...

Warren County Recycleathon April 13 at Sheffield High School

Business

The Warren County Recycleathon is set to take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Sheffield High School. Pre-registration for the event can be done online at www.ecsr.net, or by calling 1-866-815-0016. Items being collected include electronics: computers and peripherals; ...

‘Very special place’: Owner shares history of The Locusts

Community

One of the grandest — and oldest — homes in Warren County was the subject of the Warren County Historical Society’s annual meeting. Located on Rt. 62 south of Russell, the home at 5605 Market St. is one of the most iconic in the county — colloquially known as The Locusts. The man ...

Sugar Grove will be site of historical marker sign

Local News

One of three proposed historical markers to be included as part of the county’s bicentennial celebration has been approved by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC). A statement from the PHMC indicated that 18 new markers were approved statewide – including one in ...

Ticked off

Local News

As spring approaches, state and local officials are ramping up efforts to combat ticks and illnesses they can cause. Since July 1, 2018, a statewide surveillance program conducted by the DEP collected 3,663 adult black-legged ticks for testing — 71 of those were captured in Warren ...

Advice to avoid ticks

Local News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer advice to avoid tick bites. Before you go outdoors: Know where to expect ticks. Ticks live in grassy, brushy, or wooded areas, or even on animals. Treat clothing and gear with products containing 0.5 percent permethrin. Permethrin can ...

Climate man

Local News

Rosa Parks. Ghandi. The Tank Man of Tiananmen Square. History teaches us that change is not only possible, it is inevitable. No matter how many people, soldiers, or cities are destroyed, it is often a lone courageous voice that causes the spark needed to alter its course. On Friday, youth ...

Paper trail

Local News

On Thursday, Josh Cotton and I participated in an event at Warren Public Library. We tested out some new voting machines. Warren County will be purchasing new machines to be put into use no later than the 2020 Primary, and possibly as early as the 2019 General Election. Pennsylvania is ...

WE’RE NO. 1

Community

On March 6 and 7, Beaty-Warren Middle School and Eisenhower Elementary and Middle/High School participated in the Regional K’nex STEM competition in Edinboro at the Northwest Tri-County IU5. The teams were tasked to create a machine solely out of K’nex pieces that will pick up 3 objects, ...

Grace for the Wicked

Community

The Palace at Babylon was quickly known far and wide. “As an illustration of how notorious the resort must have been in the time of its hey day, there are a number of old gentlemen who can tell you exactly where it stood, they can tell you the exact location of the bar, the prices charged ...

DUI lands Sugar Grove man and Sheffield woman behind bars

Local News

A Sugar Grove man and a Sheffield woman have been sent to state prison on DUI charges. Judge Gregory Hammond handed down the sentences on Friday morning to Adam W. Baran and Alicia L. Pape during sentence court proceedings. Hammond said that Pape was found to be driving DUI with a six, ...

Youngsville man sentenced to four years in prison

Local News

A Youngsville man who pled guilty to strangling his pregnant girlfriend will spend the next four years in state prison. Timothy A. McMillen was sentenced by Judge Gregory Hammond on Friday on charges including strangulation – applying pressure to throat or neck and simple ...

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. March 16: “Step Into Spring” at the Woman’s Club of Warren, ...

Titusville murder investigation is underway

Local News

The body of a Titusville man was found in the back of a truck belonging to his alleged assailant on Thursday, according to a report from state police at the Corry barracks. Earl George Scroger Jr., 29, of Titusville was reportedly shot at a camp on Howe Lane near Windfall Road in Oil Creek ...

New acting ANF supervisor hails from Ottawa National Forest

Local News

The Allegheny National Forest has a new acting forest supervisor. Federal officials said on Friday that Linda Jackson has been appointed to the post. The previous permanent forest supervisor, Sherry Tune, announced her retirement last December. At that time, Chris Cook was appointed ...

Senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (3-18): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (3-20): cards; exercise at 11:30 am; Lenten lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (3-21): crafts at 9:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bingo after ...

90% reduction

Local News

President Donald Trump’s budget calls for a 90 percent reduction in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)funding. That would – in turn – significantly affect the operations of the Allegheny National Fish Hatchery located at the base of the Kinzua Dam. According to the ...

Warren man charged with assault over alleged baseball bat attack

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A Warren man has been charged with aggravated assault after allegedly striking a woman twice with a baseball bat. City of Warren Police charged Andrew L. Miles, 53, with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, and two counts of recklessly endangering another person on Wednesday. Police ...