Pair recognized as ‘Women Who Make a Difference’

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The Zonta Club of Warren has recognized two local women for making a difference. The members of the club awarded “Women Who Make a Difference” awards to Jan Graziano and Savannah Zimmerman Casey at their January meeting. “Each year this award is given to women who go above and beyond ...

Historical Society to hold program focused on river

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The Warren County Historical Society will be holding its first public evening of 2022 this week with a look at “Old Warren & the Allegheny in Pictures.” Set for Thursday, Jan. 27 at 6 p.m. in the main courtroom at the Warren County Courthouse, Ellen Putnam Paquette will present a ...

Proposed amendment states no right to taxpayer-funded abortions

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A Clarion County Republican is calling for a state constitutional amendment making it clear there is no right to abortions or public funding for abortions in Pennsylvania. House Bill 2252, sponsored by Rep. Donna Oberlander, R-Clarion, is spurred by Allegheny Reprod. Health Ctr. v. Pa. ...

Rapp: Bill for patient-staff ratios won’t leave committee

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Legislation that proposes staffing ratios for nurses in hospitals will not be getting out of the state Health Committee. That committee is chaired by Warren County’s representative, Kathy Rapp, and she discussed the legislation last week during a hearing conducted to hear testimony on the ...

Library announces winner of alphabet challenge


Photo submitted to Times Observer Ebin Fileger, surrounded by his Jefferson DeFrees preschool classmates, holds the envelope containing his first-place $50 gift card after winning one of three top spots in the Warren Public Library Read Your Way through the Alphabet challenge. The class, and ...

Chamber sees boat launch project as key for development

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There has been a percolating criticism that a boat launch along the Allegheny River in downtown Warren only stands to benefit a couple of businesses in the area. Jim Decker, President/CEO of the county’s lead economic development agency, the Warren County Chamber of Business & ...