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The scoop on poop

Local News

People in medical professions might get to work in sterile environments, but that doesn’t mean they won’t get their hands dirty. Students in the Warren County Career Center Health and Medical Assisting program got to practice working with less than sterile materials on Friday. Those ...

Grants available energy efficiency

Business

The Met-Ed/Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund will distribute nearly $200,000 in grants throughout the Pennsylvania service territories of the Met-Ed and Penelec energy companies in 2020 for projects and programs that support the development and use of clean energy technologies and energy ...

TO DO

Community

The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com. January 25: Storybook Breakfast, Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Tuesday (1-28): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am, Bingo after Lunch Wednesday (1-29): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am; Bingo after Lunch; Blood Pressures 1st Wed of the Month Thursday (1-30): Cards and Crafts; Lunch at ...

‘A chance to meet someone who’s not writing you a ticket’

Local News

Coffee with a Cop is a chance to meet police officers under positive circumstances. The event kicked off Friday morning with about 30 people stopping in at White Cane Coffee on Third Avenue to speak with City of Warren Police Sgt. Jeff Dougherty and Chief Brandon Deppen. It wasn’t a town ...

Weilacher new agent for JC Warren Real Estate

Business

Lou Weilacher is a new agent at JC Warren Real Estate (jcwarrenrealestate.com). Lou is a lifelong resident of northwestern Pennsylvania and currently resides with his better half, Jan, and their horses and dogs on a farm in Russell. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Slippery Rock ...

Warren Suffrage Centennial celebration continues

Community

The Warren Suffrage Centennial celebration continues in 2020. PA ratified the 19th Amendment on June 4, 1919, but the US Congress did not pass it until Aug 18, 1920, giving the Women the Right to Vote after 72 years of suffrage. Several organizations continue to do events, displays, programs, ...

Charges filed after city police search for hit-and-run suspect

Local News

City of Warren Police and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office engaged in a chase Thursday evening after a man driving a car involved in a crash jumped out and ran. Dustin L. Campbell, 21, of Warren, reportedly left the scene of the crash at Pennsylvania Avenue and Water Street in Warren, ...

Ludy promoted by Haines & Co.

Business

Haines & Company has announced the promotion of Erika J. Ludy, CPA, to Partner. Erika has been with the firm since 2015 and has been the Audit Manager since 2017. She has 8 years of experience providing audit, accounting and consulting services to various industries. She specializes in ...

Good neighbors

Local News

The City of Warren Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at Struthers Library Theatre on Thursday. As it turned out, there was no fire, but there was an emergency situation. “When we first came in, it looked like smoke,” Executive Director Wendy McCain said. “The fire ...

Police seek hit-and-run perp

Local News

At 6:05 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, first responders were called to the intersection of Pa. Ave. W. and East St. for a report of a two-vehicle collision. No injuries were reported as a result of the collision that was SUV versus a car reported as a red Mazda. Police stated that the driver of ...

Officials move CDBG funds

Local News

The Warren County Commissioners signed off this week on a CDBG funding switch and an agreement for accounting services. Through the last term, the commissioners held almost all of their meetings at noon. That has changed in 2020 as the second monthly regular meeting has been shifted from ...

City to expand permit parking

Local News

Warren City Council has signed off on the creation of permit parking spaces on Fourth Ave. and Crescent Park. The move would create an additional 115 permit spaces, similar to the permit spaces on the river-side of the 400 block of Pennsylvania Ave. West. The spaces will be located on ...

Hotel project talks persist

Business

Warren City Council is still exploring the possibility of a downtown hotel. Mayor Maurice Cashman announced that council met in executive session to discuss property matters, and then identified those property matters as relating to a hotel developer and parking. After the meeting, City ...

Officials developing broadband strategies

Business

The Warren County Commissioners would like to lead the way to bring broadband to underserved portions of the county. Commissioner Jeff Eggleston said at this week’s work session the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania is “trying to make a push with the state legislature” ...

Best of the pack

Local News

Warren County K-9 units made a visit to Pack 6 at their monthly meeting Wednesday evening. K-9 officer Nic and K-9 officer Dina demonstrated their obedience skills and received some affection from the Pack before departing. Both K-9s are originally from Slovakia. They began their ...

Briefs…

Community

Fundraising dinner The Russell United Methodist Church will hold a dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, to benefit the Jamestown Jackals basketball team. For a donation, dinner includes pulled pork sandwiches, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, a beverage, and brownie sundaes. Eat-in and ...

CCWA roars back to 1920s for ‘Speakeasy’

Community

What’s the password to some mid-winter socializing and fun? Speakeasy. “The Conewango Creek Watershed Association announces the Conewango Speakeasy fundraising event on Feb. 29, 2020, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Warren Moose Lodge, 422 Pennsylvania Ave West, Warren,” Jean Gomory of the ...