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Early Intervention Report preview

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The Early Intervention Report presented to the Warren County Commissioners is lengthy. In fact, it’s far to lengthy - and too important to the future of the county - to be encapsulated in one story. Deeper analysis of the report will be featured in the Times Observer throughout the rest of ...

Warren man jailed for alleged drug sale

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A Warren man was jailed Friday for allegedly selling Suboxone in the city. According to a police affidavit of probable cause, Randall S. Zaner, 52, of Warren, made arrangements to sell a strip of the pain management drug Suboxone at a predetermined location. After Zaner did provide one ...

Warren Commons walk-in clinic open

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The latest Warren General Hospital Walk-In Clinic is open. The North Warren clinic opened Tuesday at the entrance to Warren Commons. There was an open house Monday, with dozens of people taking a tour of the new facility. The North Warren location joins established walk-ins at the ...

Briefly…

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Hessell Valley Lutheran Church luncheon cancelled The Hessell Valley Lutheran Church’s regular Wednesday lunch will not be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, due to a scheduled power outage at the building.

Mead Run bridge open

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The traffic signal along Route 6 just west of Youngsville Borough is gone. PennDOT announced Monday that the bridge over Mead Run is open. “Motorists may notice a slight bump as they drive across the bridge until a polyester polymer concrete (PPC) overlay is applied to the deck,” ...

United Refining tank fire brings out multiple First Responders

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A Saturday afternoon tank fire at a United Refining Company property in Glade Township brought first responders from around the county to the scene. The call went out at approximately 3 p.m. for the fire at a URC facility at 3131 Cobham Park Road. By 4 p.m., thick, black smoke could be ...

The best in watercolor

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For the fourth time, Warren’s Crary Art Gallery is hosting the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s (PWS) Juried Exhibition. The longest-running exhibition of the Crary’s year, the PWS Juried Exhibition is a show of the state’s best watercolor artists each year. The highly-competitive ...

The best in watercolor

Community

For the fourth time, Warren’s Crary Art Gallery is hosting the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s (PWS) Juried Exhibition. The longest-running exhibition of the Crary’s year, the PWS Juried Exhibition is a show of the state’s best watercolor artists each year. The highly-competitive ...

City explores which streets will qualify for CDBG funding

Community

There are strings to how the City of Warren can spend federal Community Development Block Grant funds. But officials are working to identify – and bring to fruition – the next series of projects designed to specifically benefit low-to-moderate income people. A public hearing was held ...

Fatal motorcycle crash claims Pittsfield victim

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A Pittsfield man was killed in a Clarion County accident Saturday morning. Marienville-based Pennsylvania State Police responded to a motorcycle vs. tractor-trailer collision shortly before 11 a.m. Police said that a 2009 Harley-Davidson Classic motorcycle, driven by Mark A. McCullough, ...

Teenager dies in Spring Creek accident

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A Titusville teenager was killed in a one-vehicle accident in Spring Creek Township on Sunday. Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police responded to the crash on Old Route 77 east of Picidilli Hill Rd. at 3 a.m. Sunday morning. Police said that an E-Z-Go Sportsman ATV operated by Timothy ...

Dragon Pride

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Times Observer photo by Andy Close Warren quarterback Jake Kupchella busts through the Dragons’ banner, leading his teammates on to the field on Friday at War Memorial Field. Warren also busted through North East’s defense in a 41-34 win. Eisenhower also won big — on the road. For ...

At home on Dutch Hill

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The Old Wenzel Farms has been a fixture on Dutch Hill for over a century. The property became Wenzel property in 1863 when Henry and Salome Wenzel moved there from New York in 1863. The pair, who’d married in Germany, moved to Warren County with six children in tow. It was no random ...

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

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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…

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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

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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 ...