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Corry man charged with attempted homicide

A Corry man is behind bars on attempted homicide charges stemming from a Saturday night incident in Columbus Twp. Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police report that Tab D. Hunter, Jr., 36, 243 Shawnee Ave., and another known male arrived at 40945 U.S. Route 6 in Columbus Township on Saturday ...

Commissioners talk CARES Act fund disbursement

Warren County is going to receive $3.5 million in federal CARES Act COVID-19 relief funding. With an end of 2020 deadline to spend the money, Monday’s work session focused on how those funds are going to be distributed. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin cautioned that these funds are “strictly ...

Other CARES Act funding streams available in Warren County

The $3.5 million coming to Warren County isn’t the only CARES Act funding coming to the county. Ronna Tipton, Forest-Warren Human Services administrator, told the county commissioners on Monday that the county was awarded $117,000 up to $356,000 in funding specifically for rent ...

Bills approved to assist fairs and foods

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee has approved five bills, including two that address fairs and food establishments impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel. House Bill 441, introduced by Representative Curtis Sonney, amends the ...

Warren Manor STNA graduates

Submitted Photo Warren Manor graduated Sarah Mattern, Hannah Ketzko, Lindsay Hansen and Shelby Irwin recently from its STNA class. Also pictured are Marsha Smith, director of nursing; Susanna Hummel, administrator; and Peppi Peterson, RN staff educator.

Sawyer Mohney is the 2020 Student of the Year

For some students, it’s all about goals. In Sawyer Mohney’s case, there were goals she set, goals she achieved, and goals she made. Mohney, a 2020 graduate of Warren Area High School, is the Times Observer and Community Foundation of Warren County Student of the Year. She graduated as ...

School taxpayers could see relief

Local state Senators Michele Brooks and Scott Hutchinson are in favor of legislation that would allow individual school districts the option to extend their property tax discount periods and their base periods, as well as remove penalties for payments through June 30, 2021, in response to the ...

Plea entered in case that centered on pudding dispute

A Bear Lake man entered pleas to three sets of charges Thursday, including charges stemming from a pudding dispute at the Warren County Jail. Adam L. Smith, 35, was before President Judge Gregory Hammond for change of plea proceedings. At one docket, he pled guilty to simple assault and ...

BEI artwork available for purchase

The reach of the artistic abilities of the clients of Bollinger Enterprises (BEI) continues to expand. Commissioned paintings have been delivered to Warren General Hospital and Targeted Pet Treats. Now, the work of some of those artists is available for purchase at White Cane Coffee on the ...

Corry man charged with attempted homicide in Columbus Twp. incident

A Corry man is behind bars on attempted homicide charges stemming from a Saturday night incident in Columbus Twp. Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police report that Tab D. Hunter, Jr., 36, and another known male arrived at a residence on US 6 in Columbus Twp on Saturday night at about 7:30 ...

Youngsville student raises funds for American Heart Association

Some kids have more motivation than others during fundraisers. Katimay Lutton of Youngsville Elementary School could point to a very good reason to raise funds for the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart events over the last two years: Her dad. Brian Lutton was coaching youth ...

DA: Report suspicious activity while outdoors

The marijuana growing season has begun. The Warren County District Attorney’s Office is asking people who are outside recreating to report suspicious activity. “When you are out enjoying the Warren County outdoors — walking, jogging, hiking, bicycling, or canoeing — be aware of the ...

Sex offender pleads guilty to corruption of minors

A Warren man who is a registered sex offender has pled guilty to corruption of minors for concealing the whereabouts of a 15-year-old girl. Trentin R. Rounds, 20, Warren, who was placed on the state’s sex offender registry in 2018, was charged with interference with custody of children, ...

Fireworks still a go in county, but at different location

Fundraising continues to bring the best possible fireworks show to Warren on July 4. While fundraising continues, the location of the show has changed. “The location of the fireworks display has been changed to an undisclosed location because I’m protecting my property donors privacy,” ...

Fourth of July visitor rules set

Those visiting the Allegheny National Forest on the Fourth of July holiday are asked to remember forest rules during their visit. Guidelines include: ¯ All fireworks, here on the Allegheny National Forest, are prohibited at developed recreation sites and in caves. ¯ Camping is ...

Pleas entered this week

Several pleas were entered before Judge Gregory Hammond on Thursday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following guilty pleas were entered: ¯ Chevy A. Haskins, Warren, to fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, obedience to traffic control devices, careless driving and operating ...

Audubon Nature Photography Contest accepting entries

The Audubon Community Nature Center is awarding cash prizes to winners of its 2020 Nature Photography Contest. A large, multi-colored sign in the front window of the nature center building reminds those who come to enjoy their many outdoor opportunities to “Stay safe, stay sane, and ...

ANF offices process permits at a distance

While the Allegheny National Forest offices remain closed to the public, forest officials are working on a phased transition back to in-person public services at forest offices. In the interim, virtual customer service options remain open to the public, including permits. The following ...