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Police seek hit and run driver

Local News

Pennsylvania State police at the Corry barracks are seeking information about a hit and run crash that happened on Route 6 in Columbus Township Monday night. Robert Noble Hill, 24, of Savannah, Ga. was riding a bicycle east on Route 6 west of Scotts Crossing Road at approximately 8:56 p.m.. ...

Friday black bear sighting points to population growth

Local News

In the evening of Friday, August 23, Pleasant Township residents reported the sighting of a bear. The bear, as confirmed by Warren City Police, crossed the river in Pleasant Township near the hospital and headed north. As of press time, there have been no additional sightings. So why do ...

Sunday night vehicle fire on Mudd Run Road in Lander, no injuries

Local News

At 5:41 p.m., Sunday, August 25, Lander Volunteer Fire Department got a call for a vehicle on fire in the area of Mudd Run Road and Cemetery Road in Lander. The occupants of the vehicle, a young couple and their infant son, were allegedly in the area in order to fishing. Before entering ...

Penn Soil RC&D Workshop provides information on adaptive grazing

Local News

The Penn Soil Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council co-sponsored a Grazing Workshop on Friday, August 16. The event was held from 10 a.m to 2:30 p.m. at the John Holden Farm, 396 Takitezy Road, Franklin. John and Kelly Holden were the hosts for the field day. 45 people ...

Celebrating cultures

Community

The smell of burning wood, meats and treats. The soft lull of a Native American flute. The clang of a hammer on metal. All these sensations and more under the cover of a forest canopy can mean just one thing. This is the weekend to take a step back in time at the 14th Annual Kinzua Heritage ...

Match play

Community

Golf, giving back, and feeding kids. The organizers of the Union Golf Scramble, members of Local 95 International Union of Operating Engineers, decided to donate the proceeds of their event to Second Harvest Food Bank programs in Warren County. “Sponsorship for this event came from many ...

Youngsville man charged with 20 counts of child porn

Local News

A Youngsville man has been charged with 20 counts of sexual abuse of children — child pornography, following a search of his home on Thursday. James E. Naugle, 72, of 355 Abraham Hollow Road, was charged with 20 counts of child pornography — all felonies of the second degree — and one ...

Briefs…

Community

Halls of Ivy Jamestown Business College has announced the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the summer 2019 term. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must earn a 3.90- to 4.00-grade point average for a term. To qualify for the Dean’s List a student must earn a 3.60 to ...

Urinating in courthouse cell adds charges for Y’ville man

Local News

A Youngsville man who was jailed earlier this month on charges of aggravated assault is now facing charges related to urinating in a courthouse holding cell. Adam L. Smith, 34, of Youngsville, was charged Thursday with two counts of aggravated harassment by prisoner, institutional vandalism, ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Spring Creek Twp. Terroristic threats. Warren-based state police reported that Victor Vantassel, 55, Spartansburg, and a victim were involved in a disturbance when Vantassel threatened physical harm. Police said the investigation continues and noted that counts of terroristic threats, ...

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. August 24-25: Kinzua Heritage Festival, top of Fox Hill, Russell ...

Fall Sports

Local News

Times Observer photo by Brian Ferry Warren Area High School’s varsity volleyball team won its first District 10 title last season, advancing all the way to the state championship match. From left, seniors Grace Wortman and Lex Nyquist, and junior Jordan Sitler return as captains for the ...

Senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607 Tuesday (8-27): cards and crafts; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (8-28): cards and crafts; exercise; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (8-29): cards and crafts; lunch at 11:45 a; 50/50 and bingo after ...

Chapman Lake opens to swimmers

Community

Municipal pools may have closed this week but it’s not time to pack the swimsuits away just yet, especially if you’re a sandy-beach and lake-lover. Chapman Lake opened to swimmers on Friday. Swimming was the last lake-related activity to be restored since the completion of the dam ...

Local Self-Help Meetings:

Community

Alcoholics Anonymous Call 866-839-3401 Sunday Warren • Serenity Group (O-D-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 11 a.m. • Unity Group (O-SPK-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 8 p.m. Monday Warren. • Monday-Wednesday-Friday (O-D-HA), ...

Summer readers at Warren Public Library

Community

Each summer, the Warren Public Library participates in the Collaborative Summer Library Program, which is used by public libraries across the country. The 2019 theme was A Universe of Stories, which tied into space in honor of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. While the library ...

Full bellies

Local News

Students at five Warren County School District schools will have one less thing on their plates this year. Youngsville Elementary, Youngsville Middle High, Sheffield Elementary, Sheffield Middle High, and Warren Area Elementary have qualified for the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) ...

RDA seeks to unload lots

Local News

The county owns them. The county doesn’t want them. And the city wants the county to fix their sidewalks. Three parcels in the City of Warren continue to be proverbial hot potatoes - 11 and 13 Madison Ave. and 414 Laurel St. They were discussed during this week’s City of Warren ...

Brief…

Local News

Bridge Work The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, to review and discuss a bridge replacement project on Route 27 in Brokenstraw Township. The bridge carries traffic over Browns Run, about two miles west of the intersection with ...

2019 Allegheny River clean-up

Local News

Over 10 years, the Allegheny River Clean-Up has made a tremendous impact on the river and its Warren County tributaries. The annual event brings together federal, state, county, and private groups, and individuals who want to make a difference. They have been succeeding. According to a ...