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Parade Canceled

Local News

Green was a disappointment for the Red, White, and Blue. The 4th of July Organization was hoping for a green designation. It got it. Warren County will go green on Friday. “We’re going green,” 4th of July Organization Chairman Bill Thompson said. “That’s a good thing. ...

Warren County natives lost during WWII

Local News

The following is a list of Warren County natives who died during World War II. The list is available in the text “World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing” published by the War Department in 1946. Cpl. James J. Allen, 28, died non-battle; buried at Saint Joseph Cemetery. Pvt. John J. ...

Going ‘green’

Local News

Warren County is going green in one week. It’s not like a green light at an intersection. There will still be many restrictions in place. On Friday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that 17 Pennsylvania Counties — including Warren County — would be moved into the green phase effective Friday, ...

Not all colorful: Warren County Fair will not be held in 2020

Local News

The timer went from 81 days to about 445 in one night. The Warren County Fair countdown timer tumbled from 81 days to 80 days Friday morning. But the Fair will not be held until August of 2021. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and all the restrictions associated with it, the Fair Board ...

New York eases ban on gatherings

Coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dropped the state’s absolute ban on gatherings of any size Friday, issuing an executive order saying up to 10 people are now allowed to be together as long as they abide by other social distancing guidelines adopted during the coronavirus ...

All of Pennsylvania poised for at least partial reopening

Coronavirus

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday he is easing some pandemic restrictions in Philadelphia and the heavily populated suburbs on June 5, while lifting them almost entirely in 17 rural counties next week as Pennsylvania continues to emerge from a shutdown imposed nearly two months ...

4th of July group cancels ‘20 events

Local News

The chairman of the Warren County 4th of July Organization reached out on Friday to tell the Times Observer that the 2020 4th of July festivities have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Even though Governor Wolf moved Warren County to the “Green Phase” (on May 29), there is ...

Making it work

Business

When Allegheny Outfitters re-opened on May 9, owner Piper VanOrd admitted both she and her team had their reservations about how best to proceed. With patrons from approximately 48 states visiting her outdoors store and planning summer excursions through her kayak and canoe livery each ...

Greensburg man charged with killing Tionesta man Friday

Local News

A Greensburg, Pa. man faces a single count of criminal homicide in the Friday death of a Tionesta man. According to a statement from Marienville-based Pennsylvania State Police, Richard M. Gardner, 36, Greensburg, and Brian J. Schill, 45, Tionesta “engaged in a physical altercation on South ...

Department of Labor & Industry breaking down unemployment claims

Business

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has developed an unemployment dashboard. The material is broken down by county and provides weekly data regarding claims and who is making them. For the week ending May 16, there were 75 new claims in Warren County. Of those, about 59 ...

Governor eyes lifting of many more pandemic restrictions

Coronavirus

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Some counties in Pennsylvania could see practically all of the state’s pandemic restrictions on business activity and gatherings lifted in the coming days, other than social-distancing and health-monitoring guidelines that are in place to help stop the spread of the ...

Ask the WGH medical team

Local News

The Times Observer asked the Warren General Hospital medical team to help us get information out to our readers through the COVID-19 FAQ-3. Weekly, we will pose our questions, and your questions, to the experts. If you would like the Times Observer to submit a question to the WGH medical ...

Warren County scheduled to go ‘green’ May 29

Local News

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced on Friday the first batch of counties moving to "green," the least restrictive phase of his reopening plan, including: Bradford, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Montour, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, ...

Nursing home testing a massive challenge for Pennsylvania

Coronavirus

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania must boost its testing numbers several times over to meet Gov. Tom Wolf’s goal of administering a weekly coronavirus test to well over 100,000 people in long-term care facilities across the state, a gigantic undertaking that health officials are ...

County’s 3rd COVID case not tested at Warren General

Local News

A third case of COVID-19 has been reported in Warren County. The confirmed test result was part of Pennsylvania Department of Health data released on Thursday That data shows Warren County now has three positive cases and 294 negative test results in total as well as zero ...

Warren County 4th of July parade, fireworks canceled

Local News

The chairman of the Warren County 4th of July Organization reached out on Friday to tell the Times Observer that the 2020 4th of July festivities have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "Even though Governor Wolf moved Warren County to the "Green Phase" (on May 29), there is still ...

Waterworks

Local News

It’s a difficult economic time for many, but the state Fish and Boat Commission has announced an opportunity. It is recruiting the 23rd class of Waterways Conservation Officer Trainees. “WCOs protect, conserve, and enhance Pennsylvania’s aquatic resources through law enforcement, ...