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County CYS scores in high end of sampling

Community

Children and Youth Services in Warren County is doing well. According to the results of the three-year quality service review, conducted by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Office of Children, Youth, and Families, Warren County’s CYS is falling in the high end of most of the ...

Drug, alcohol services will be provided for Forest County schools

Community

Transportation is a barrier to service in all rural communities. That’s why, starting the week of Jan. 15, Family Services of Warren County, Forest-Warren Human Services, and the Forest Area School District will be working together to provide drug and alcohol services in both East and West ...

‘Big’ winner at PA Farm Show

Community

Two Warren County youth participated in the 2018 Pennsylvania Farm Show this month. Caleb Ace, son of Todd and Jodie Ace of Sheffield, showed his purebred Hampshire Barrow, “Big,” placing 7th in his class. Isaac Smith, son of Brian and Stephanie Smith of Youngsville, showed his purebred ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 01/15: Center closed for MLK Day Wednesday: 01/17: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 01/18: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 01/16: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 ...

Northwest Commissioners Association meets in Warren

Community

The Northwest County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (NWCCA) met recently at the Conewango Club in Warren for its first quarterly meeting of 2018. Attendees discussed a variety of issues related to county, state, and federal government. It’s been a number of years since the ...

Ice ‘bottleneck’

Local News

Today might be a good day to get out the Johnny Cash records. The water in area streams and waterways is rising, and is expected to continue to do so until 7 p.m. Saturday, when the flood watch issued for Warren County, among several other counties in central Pennsylvania, expires. ...

Defendants sentenced in Warren County Court

Cops & Court Report

The following individuals were sentenced by President Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday at the Warren County Courthouse: All periods of incarceration are to be served in the Warren County Jail unless otherwise specified. ¯ Kelly V. Foust, Warren, to a six month intermediate punishment ...

Two weather watches in effect through Saturday

Local News

Warren County has two weather watches in effect. “You have a flood watch and a winter storm watch up there,” National Weather Service Meteorologist Craig Evanego said Thursday afternoon. The rains that began Thursday were expected to drop about two inches of precipitation on the county, ...

Community Blood Bank announces emergency drive Monday in Warren

Community

Bomb cyclone, polar vortex, and busy lives have made it hard for people to donate blood. Community Blood Bank is holding an emergency blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at Warren General Hospital, to combat a critical shortage. “Inventory of blood and blood products ...

Band Festival Saturday

Community

Times Observer photo by Brian Ferry From the double bass to the contrabass clarinet, the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 2 Band Festival at Warren Area High School will feature more than 150 of the region’s finest student musicians playing a full complement of instruments. ...

Warren County Commissioners approve tax exempt settlement

Local News

The Warren County Commissioners have approved a settlement agreement with subsidiaries of Journey Health regarding the tax exempt status of several Warren County properties. The agreement has numerous parties — companies including the Children’s Home of Bradford, Pa., Ramsbottom Center, ...

Irvine man sentenced for high-speed chase in county

Local News

A high speed chase in Southwest Township has landed a man in the Warren County Jail. Garrett J. Anderson, Irvine, was sentenced on Friday by President Judge Maureen Skerda. The incident at the heart of the charges occurred in Southwest Township on March 24. District Attorney Rob Greene ...

Up in flames

Local News

Over three years after fire ravaged the former Barley Home on S. State St. in North Warren, efforts are now underway that will result in the demolition of the remnants of the historic structure. Crews were working at the site on Thursday and Conewango Township Secretary Jennifer Riggin said ...

County properties get 15 bids

Local News

The Warren County Commissioners have approved 15 bids for properties from the county’s repository. Tax Claim Director Phil Gilbert said that the properties sold didn’t sell at the last judicial sale. With a minimum bid of $250, Gilbert said that 15 bids were placed starting Dec. 1. ...

Charges are withdrawn against two at prelims

Local News

Three defendants pleaded guilty, charges were withdrawn against two and one was held for court during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following pleaded guilty: ¯ Ryan Sydney Monaco, Warren, to possession of drug paraphernalia and required ...

Two plead guilty, eight not at change of plea

Local News

Two guilty pleas were entered and eight defendants pleaded not guilty during arraignment and change of plea proceedings before Judge Gregory Hammond on Thursday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Clifton B. Larson, Warren, to DUI: General ...

Briefly…

Local News Briefs

Schedule changes The Warren County School District high school instrumental music programs will collectively host the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 2 Band Festival in a concert on Saturday at Warren Area High School. Due to impending weather, the time of that ...

Briefs…

Local News Briefs

Class breakfast The Youngsville High School class of 1954 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Richard’s Restaurant. Class to lunch The Warren High School class of 1956 will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Applebees. Swiss Steak Dinner A Swiss Steak ...

All in favor?

Local News

Commissioner Cindy Morrison voted in opposition of appointing John Shreve as the county’s solicitor in August 2016 when he was initially appointed and again in May 2017 when his contract was renewed. She did the same thing on Wednesday. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin said that the positions ...