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Heart’s Content hike planned for July 26

The Allegheny National Forest is providing a unique opportunity to explore the Hearts Content area – a ranger-led night hike. ANF Public Affairs Officer Christopher Warner said on Tuesday that the event is set for Friday, July 26 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Interpretive Trail ...

Civilian Conservation Corp picnic Friday, August 16

The Civilian Conservation Corps was operational for less than a decade - 1933 to 1942. But the vestiges of the work of the young men that made up the CCC - three billion trees, 46,854 bridges, over 800 state parks - remains with us today, quite often without our conscious ...

July COG meeting

By KATIE MIKTUK kmiktuk@timesobserver.com The Warren County Council of Governments (COG) met for their annual meeting on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in the City of Warren Municipal Building. The COG announced that there will be an upcoming class on multi-year budgeting on Tuesday, July 30 ...

Properties listed for fall upset sale

745 properties have been listed for potential inclusion in this fall’s upset tax sale. A notice of each individual property was included in the Times Observer last week. The properties included are on the list for “nonpayment of taxes for the year of 2017,” according to the notice, ...

Elk County Historical Society Open House

Elk Township Historical Society will hold a monthly Open House on Saturday, July 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the former Scandia School building, at the four corners in Scandia. The museum will be open, as well as the one-room school display. Visitors are welcome to search the many records ...

Drugs seized at Blue Heron Music Festival, over 30 people charged

SHERMAN, N.Y. — A cache of drugs, money and a pickup truck were among items seized during this year’s Great Blue Heron Music Festival. In a collaborative effort between the Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police and Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office, more than 30 people ...

‘Grand old building’

A structure fire late night Monday, July 8, 2019, left the back third of 312 Market St, Warren, with fire, smoke and water damage. The unofficial cause has been determined electrical accidental according to Acting Fire Chief Steve Hoffman, Warren Fire department. The building had been ...

The history of 312 Market Street

The downtown Warren structure damaged by fire Monday night was a “grand old building.” The historic Church of Christ Scientist building at 312 Market Street was built in 1865. Owner Ken Williams said he and his wife, Sue, bought the building in February with the hopes of renovating ...

Court denies White appeal

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has rejected a Warren man’s appeal of his life sentence. Matthew B. White, 36, formerly of Chandlers Valley, currently incarcerated in State Correctional Institution — Greene — appealed his sentence of life in prison without the possibility of ...

On The Record

Sugar Grove Burglary. Pennsylvania State Police at the Warren barracks are seeking information about a theft of nearly $1,000 worth of various items that took place on July 3 from a business in Sugar Grove Township. Police report someone broke into O’Brien Transmission Service, 4800 ...

Register for the 3rd Family Life Youtheatre

For the third year in a row, local youth have the opportunity to spend a week learning all about performance arts and putting their new skills to use. Family Life’s Youtheatre Workshop will take place at the Youngsville Free Methodist Church, 179 Davis St., Youngsville. The five-day ...

Seems like business as usual at ‘Perkins’ despite restraining order

Last week, the Perkins in Warren was told by a federal judge not to be Perkins anymore. On Monday, the company that owns the Warren restaurant filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. As of Tuesday, the restaurant was still open. And still operating as Perkins. The bankruptcy filing was made ...

Briefs…

Red Hat Society The Red Hat Society Purple Majesties Chapter will meet on Tuesday, July 16 at 6 p.m. at the Loyal Order of Moose, 422 Pennsylvania Ave. West, Warren. Bridge results 1st - Robert Greco and Matt Oram with 57.5 2nd - Sharon Rissel and Bill Kuppinger with 54.5 3rd - Karen ...

Missing girl found

Pennsylvania State Police have reported that a missing Warren County girl has been found and returned home. Police and family of Anastasia Pierce, 13, had been looking for her after she was last seen at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. According to police, Pierce was brought to the barracks in ...

Amon pleads guilty, seeks addiction treatment

A Warren man will be on probation for well over a decade for his involvement in a “meth-fueled” crime spree. Steven M. Amon, 46, 407 Water St., Apt. 2, pled guilty to charges at seven dockets - and was subsequently sentenced - by Judge Gregory Hammond on Monday morning. District ...

On The Record

Sheffield Township Crash. At 12:47 p.m., Saturday, July 6, Daniel R. Greene, 55, of Columbiana, OH, was traveling west on State Route 666. Greene attempted to negotiate a curve in the road and allegedly lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle slid across the roadway and struck a guide rail. ...

4th of July Celebration deemed a success

There are different ways to measure success and the City of Warren’s 4th of July celebration is measuring up. There were thousands of people lining Pennsylvania Avenue to see some 70 units march, roll, dance, and ride by. Most stayed for more than two hours despite a high temperature of ...

Tidioute holds Firemen’s Festival in August

Serving the community is a family affair for Monica Morgan, of Tidioute. She is the fire department’s vice president. Her husband is the chief. Their daughter is an EMT. The family and their fellow volunteers at the fire department wanted to open the doors to their home away from home to ...