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Mrs. Ryan’s classes participate in Kids Heart Challenge

Mrs. Ryan’s physical education classes at Sheffield Area Elementary School participated in the Kids Heart Challenge to raise money for those with cardiovascular problems. Their total donation to the American Heart Association was $1,348.. Pictured are kindergartner Annaliese Antonuccio and ...

ANF to treat Laurel Mill Trail Area

MARIENVILLE — The Allegheny National Forest will be treating glossy and common buckthorn in the Laurel Mill Trail Area to improve forest health. The treatment project will begin in late May and continue through mid-November in order to reduce the density of the infestations. This is the ...

Library to remain closed during reopening; pickups available

Warren Public Library is not going green. “The library will not reopen to the public on Friday,” Director Kelli Knapp said. But, pick-up will be available, by appointment only, starting Monday. “Warren Public Library is pleased to offer contactless pickup,” Knapp said. “Patrons ...

Youngsville man pleads guilty in animal cruelty case

A Youngsville man charged with attacking and severely injuring a small dog has pleaded guilty to all charges. Brandon M. Kramrich, 38, entered the plea Thursday before Judge Gregory Hammond, to charges of aggravated cruelty to animals; unauthorized use of a automobile; cruelty to animals; ...

Seamens receives Gold B Award

Photo submitted to Times Observer Beaty-Warren Middle School eighth-grader Katie Seamens (center) receives a Gold B Award from assistant principal Shelly Wagner (left) and Principal Shannon Yeager.

Warren School District to host virtual art show

It’s not the best time for a gallery show. But, Warren County School District high school students are participating in an art show anyway. Submitted works from dozens of students populate a virtual art show. Judges from outside of Warren County evaluated the entries and assigned the ...

Warren Gives recognition following annual event

When an event raises $600,000 in one day for local non-profits, there are many people involved. And not just the individuals who generously gave their dollars to make sure the entities can continue their work helping the community. Part of the annual Warren Gives event is making sure ...

OGH/BRMC expand antibody testing to general public

OLEAN — Olean General Hospital and the Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospitals of Upper Allegheny Health System, are offering expanded COVID-19 testing and antibody tests for anyone in the community. Antibody testing is being offered at Olean General Hospital, Bradford Regional ...

Allegany Nature Pilgrimage goes virtual this weekend

For more than 60 years, the weekend after Memorial Day has been reserved by many for the Allegany Nature Pilgrimage, an outdoor learning experience that combines fun with a variety of nature-oriented activities. Instead of its usual location at Allegany State Park in Cattaraugus County, ...

The 2020 4-H Meat Animal Sale will be an online-only auction

The 2020 4-H Meat Animal Sale will be an online-only auction beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 16, and ending at 6 p.m. Friday, July 17. Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua has contracted with Peterson Auction to host the auction. Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua staff and ...

YMCA will open Friday with new restrictions

The Warren YMCA will open Friday. Hours at the Warren branch will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday in June with no Saturday hours and no after-hours programs. The Youngsville branch will be open from 7 a.m. to noon and 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday in June. It will also ...

Crawford County Fair has been canceled for 2020

The Crawford County Fair will not take place this year. In a news release, Crawford County Fair Association Board members said they have spent the past several weeks gathering information from expert sources, soliciting feedback from stakeholders and consulting with our many partners in ...

Warren County remains at 3 positive COVID-19 cases

Warren County remains at three positive COVID-19 cases, according to information released Wednesday by Warren General Hospital officials. Warren General Hospital and Warren Medical Group will maintain all COVID-19 precautions, including screening and masking of all who enter the hospital, ...

Last day to purchase plants at Allegany Community Greenhouse is Saturday

The last day to purchase plants at the Alleghany Community Greenhouse is on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are many varieties of flowers and vegetables available, as well as hanging baskets and planters. The greenhouse is located on the Warren State Hospital grounds across from ...

Russell-Akeley Life

During the early years of what would become Pine Grove Township, the land was covered with White Pine forest. Much of this area was cut over by Central Pennsylvania Lumber Co. in the early years of the Twentieth Century. Bill Hale is said to have remarked that, as a child, he remembered looking ...

Food for Salvation Army

Photo submitted to Times Observer Because of many local layoffs and reduced hours of workers during the recent pandemic, Warren County Democrats collected $250 and a truckbed full of food for The Salvation Army distribution in Warren. Shown is coordinator of the collection Warren County ...

Hair-DO!

Photo submitted to Times Observer Youngsville Elementary School second-grader Lilly Lucia, 7, can’t go to a beautician to get her hair done during the pandemic, but that didn’t stop her from donating 10 inches of hair to Children with Hair Loss, a non-profit organization that uses donated ...

Good golly, ‘Miss Molly’

It seems parades are the hot thing right now — with the call for social distancing due to COVID-19. Birthday parades. Parades for students. Parades for teachers. And they are all spectacular in a time when smiles and love is even more needed. A parade held Saturday along Conewango Ave., ...