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School board talks ash tree options

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Ash trees are dying where they stand instead of being turned into dollars. The school board is not satisfied with the answer it received from the Allegheny National Forest and is hoping that a change of venue might help. At the September committee meetings, Bradford District Ranger Rich ...

On The Record

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Conewango Twp. DUI. Pennsylvania State Police charged Kasie Nickerson, 31, of Sugar Grove, with DUI following a traffic stop at 8:55 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Farmington Twp. Fleeing. Pennsylvania State Police charged James Francisco, 52, of Jamestown, N.Y., with fleeing and eluding, after ...

Hill & Dale Garden Club meets

Community

The September 26 meeting of the Hill & Dale Garden Club was held at the Mission Covenant Church; 20 members and three guests were in attendance. President Ruth Ann DeVore welcomed members and guests. Ruth Ann then led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Peg Stino gave the devotions, ...

The Times Observer enlists Lorri Drumm as newest reporter

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Lorri Drumm is a storyteller. She’s also the newest addition to the Warren Times Observer’s editorial department. Drumm comes to us from Springboro, Pa., and most recently was a reporter with the Meadville Tribune. But her path toward a career in journalism was neither straight nor ...

Students transform WASU into ‘Broken Creek Sanitarium’

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Warren Area Student Union may or may not be haunted by spirits of the dead. During the month of October, the student union will most definitely be haunted by current Warren County School District students. The WASU building has been the site of an annual haunted house in downtown Warren ...

Chautauqua Institute names Ewalt VP

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A former Times Observer reporter and editor has been named a vice president at Chautauqua Institution. Matt Ewalt was a Times Observer writer from October 2004 through January 2006, and news editor from January through November 2006. Ewalt was named vice president of education and youth ...

Cross examining the 6th

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“Reason and reflection require us to recognize that in our adversary system of criminal justice, any person haled into court, who is too poor to hire a lawyer, cannot be assured a fair trial unless council is provided for him. This seems like an obvious truth.... The right of one charged with ...

An eye for public defense

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A creative solution was at the heart of a budget discussion between the Warren County Commissioners and the Public Defender. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin said that his 2018 budget was set at $218,000 and that the actual in 2017 was $208,000. Chief Public Defender John Parroccini was ...

On The Record

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Brokenstraw Twp. DUI. Pennsylvania State Police charged Michael Darling, 23, of Youngsville, with DUI after he was stopped for traffic violations at 1:47 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. Youngsville Charged. Youngsville Borough Police filed charges against Nathan Brown, 25, and Kassandra O’Keefe, ...

You were right — a tornado touched down

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A tornado touched down in Warren County on Tuesday. A crew from the National Weather Service in State College accompanied by Warren County Public Safety Director Todd Lake investigated a location in Freehold Township near Route 958 north of Kidder Road for a couple of hours Friday ...

Blue Morning at night

Community

The guys of Blue Morning are no strangers to good music. Anthony Brown (keyboard, vocals) and Rich Alcorn (lead guitar, vocals), along with Jim Cheronis (lead vocals), Darrin Payne (drums, vocals), and Russ Brunco (bass, vocals) make up the Foreigner tribute band that will be performing ...

‘Raindrops’

Community

On Oct. 12, B.J. Thomas’s legendary voice will resound throughout the Struthers Library Theatre in Warren for a one-night-only show starting at 8 p.m. Thomas is an American vocal icon, a uniting voice of his generation and the only recording artist to ever have the “Song of the Year” ...

Briefs…

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Conservation workshop The Warren County Conservation District (WCCD) will host a free stream dynamics and erosion workshop tour on Thursday, Oct. 25. Space is limited and registration is required by contacting the WCCD at 726-1441 by Friday, Oct. 12. The tour will begin at the WCCD office ...

In An Instant

Community

As funding grew and a sense of conservation grew, the state game land system started to grow. “In 1919, Dr. Kalbfus, Dr. Penrose, Woody Kelly and I were on a trip locating game refuges,” a colleague of Kalbfus wrote. “One Sunday we were about ten miles below Warren, Pa., on a main ...

Coming home to roost: Backyard chicken issue ‘raised’ again

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The issue of raising chickens in Warren County’s backyards has been, well, raised. Again. The movement toward self-sustainable living is growing worldwide. But, if you live in Warren County, you could find attempts at reducing your carbon footprint comes with snags. At least that’s what ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (10-8): game day, cards at 10 am, lunch at 11:45, Trash & Treasure bingo after lunch Wednesday (10-10): cards, exercise, 11:30 am, lunch at 11:45 am, 50-50 drawing, bingo Thursday (10-11): crafts at 9:45 am, blood pressure reading at ...

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Cops & Court Report

Sugar Grove Twp. DUI. Pennsylvania State Police charged Susan McKendree, 51, of Sugar Grove, with DUI following a traffic stop at 6:46 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, on Hessel Valley Road.

Community ap-peel

Community

It was an appealing way to open an event. The annual United Fund Torchlight Campaign kickoff event was held Friday night. Marty’s Bubblegum Machine got the evening rolling — rolling toilet paper into the air to the delight of dozens of youngsters — with music and dancing. Mr. and ...

Peak foliage arriving soon

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Peak fall foliage conditions should arrive in Warren County soon. “We seem to be off to a slow start this year,” DCNR Cornplanter District Forester Cecile Stelter said. “I am thinking that peak will occur mid-October — 18th through 23rd.” But, the cooler nights over the last week ...

Police investigate past-tense Sheffield assault on video

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Pennsylvania State Police are looking for more information regarding an incident last year in a high school locker room that turned up in a video last month. Police are referring to the incident as a case of harassment — physical contact. Between Sept. 1, 2017, and Nov. 1, 2017, “a ...