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Play like a girl…even if no one’s watching

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During Super Bowl XLIX, Always brought its #LikeAGirl campaign to the biggest stage in marketing. Super Bowl commericials have become the stuff of legend and one of the biggest makers of feminine care products stole the advertising spotlight. The 60-second spot began by asking a group of ...

Now’s the time to purchase ‘18-19 hunting license

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If you haven’t yet purchased your 2018-19 Pennsylvania hunting license, now is the time. The new license year began July 1, so only 2018-19 licenses are valid when hunting or using Game Commission shooting ranges. The sale of 2018-19 antlerless deer licenses is about to begin, and only ...

Writing this while I can still play

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It’s soccer time again and I plan to bring balance to the forces. The annual Over and Under 200 soccer game is tonight (in the past for you readers). It’s often talked about as a Warren alumni game, but I prefer the ‘old’ vs. ‘young.’ Did I mention that ‘balance’ is not ...

Warren products have big tournament for Northeast Twins

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MASNFIELD, Pa. – Warren’s Derek Knapp and Colby Johnson, playing for the Northeast Twins 18U team, competed this weekend at the Mansfield University 19U tournament. The duo helped lead the Twins to the tournament title, as they went a perfect 5-0. The Twins romped in the championship ...

Post 135 drops close one to Millcreek

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Ben Berdine pitched five brilliant innings, but Post 135 Jr .Legion fell to Millcreek 3-1 on Monday. Post 135 scored its only run in the first inning. James Swanson doubled, advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on Hunter Loomis’ sacrifice fly to right. That run looked as if it ...

LeBron’s a Laker: What does it mean?

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LeBron’s a Laker, now what? The face of the NBA for the last 15 years has joined its most glamorous franchise, with many left wondering what it will mean in terms of the NBA landscape. The allure of the Lakers and Magic Johnson proved a deal too good to pass up for LeBron, and it’s ...

Steelheads turn in strong showing; M-A Red Sox go 2-0

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OBERLIN, OH – Warren’s Ryan Rafalski, Mitch Grosch, Nick Hussey and Micah Passmore helped lead the Erie Steelheads 16U team to the semifinals of the Brownlee Lookouts Showcase over the weekend at Oberlin College. In their final game of pool play Saturday, the Steelheads earned a 7-5 win ...

Warren quartet helps Akadema capture Barnhart tournament title

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MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Team Akadema, featuring Warren’s Kiersten Hoffman, Ellie Lobdell, Grace Wortman and Jordan Sitler, captured the USSSA Dave Barnhart Memorial Tournament title at Franklin Regional High School on Sunday. In the championship game, Akadema defeated the Pittsburgh Power ...

July 4th marks 2nd Fish for Free Day

Outdoor

Anyone in the state can fish on The Fourth of July. The Fourth of July is the second of two Fish-for-Free Days in Pennsylvania this year. All state residents and non-residents can legally fish on Pennsylvania waterways from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on the Fourth of July without a fishing ...

Sensenig competing in Special Olympics USA Games

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Warren Area High School student Jeremy Sensenig will be participating in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle, Wash., next week. Sensenig, 19, is one of 50 athletes from Pennsylvania selected to participate in the prestigious games with his teammates from Team Pennsylvania. Team ...

Big weekend for travel teams begins

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The Erie Steelheads 16U team suffered its first loss of the season Thursday, falling 4-3 to the Brownlee Lookouts 17U in the opening game of the Brownlee Showcase Tournament at Baldwin Wallace College. Warren’s Nick Hussey pitched a complete game in the loss. He allowed just three hits, ...

Times Observer Female Athlete of the Year: Lydia Latimer

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The Times Observer sports staff launched its initial All-Star teams for each of the fall, winter and spring seasons this year. In addition, we have also selected the first Times Observer ‘Male and Female Athletes of the Year’, which includes other finalists as well, and also the ...

Times Observer Male Athlete of the Year: Aidan Morrison

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The Times Observer sports staff launched its initial All-Star teams for each of the fall, winter and spring seasons this year. In addition, we have also selected the first Times Observer ‘Male and Female Athletes of the Year’, which includes other finalists as well, and also the ...

Times Observer 2017-18 Female All-Freshmen Team

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Cracking the lineup in any varsity sport as a freshman is a tall task, and to do so is a tremendous accomplishment. In the Times Observer’s inaugural All-Freshmen teams, we take a look at some of those in the county who did it the best. – – –  GIRLS Jordan Sitler ...

Times Observer 2017-18 Male All-Freshmen Team

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Cracking the lineup in any varsity sport as a freshman is a tall task, and to do so is a tremendous accomplishment. In the Times Observer’s inaugural All-Freshmen teams, we take a look at some of those in the county who did it the best. BOYS Jake Hogg (Youngsville Track and ...

A legacy of caring

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Every community has a number of special people who always seem to be in the right place at the right time. Whether that’s being there to assist with simple things like helping with an unexpected repair, organizing a meal train or giving that anonymous donation in a time of need. They’re ...