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Defendants enter pleas

Cops & Court Report

The following defendants entered guilty pleas before Judge Gregory Hammond on Thursday afternoon at the Warren County Courthouse. ¯ Michael I. Barry, Russell, to possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and DUI: Controlled substance – Schedule II or III – ...

Crossett, Inc. recognizes

Business

Photo submitted to Times Observer Crossett, Inc. recognized five drivers and shop staff for continuing a 91-year tradition of excellence in service and safety. Drivers Brad Straight, Dennis Kemper, and Brian Ecelberger are all inductees of the prestigious Crossett, Inc. Million Mile Club, ...

RTPI presents Roger Tory Peterson’s Penguins February 8 to May 5

Community

“’Comical’ – ‘Adorable’ – ‘The little fellow in the dress suit,’ et cetera. It is tempting to be anthropomorphic about penguins. Using human comparisons, it is easy to think of them as little clowns, the ridiculous dwarfs that enliven the circus, waddling with baggy pants ...

Audubon announces scholarship opportunities

Community

Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) is accepting applications for students with an interest in wildlife and nature education. The deadline for applying for the 2019 Ryan Exline Memorial Scholarship is Monday, March 18. Since 2003, the education staff of the Nature Center has held an annual ...

Briefs…

Community

Class lunch Warren High School class of 1951 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Cornerstone. Guests are welcome. ——— The Warren High School class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Pizza Hut. Hospice memorials Hospice of ...

Times a Changin’

Community

James Stearns was the driver behind bringing the first telephones to Warren. As popularity grew, so did the size of the network. According to an article in Stepping Stones, the publication of the Warren County Historical Society, that expansion passed a big test on a call from Warren to ...

A way with words…

Education

Congrats to all the competitors. Being knocked out of the Warren County Spelling Bee is not a shameful thing. Like any competition with an eventual champion — almost every competitor loses their last game — or, in this case, misspells their last word. Only one speller out of the ...

Chili-out on Saturday at North Warren Volunteer Fire Dept.

Local News

It’s time for chili for life. The fourth annual Relay for Life Chili Cook Off will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the North Warren Volunteer Fire Department on State Street. A number of community chefs will be competing this year. They will, of course, be joined by ...

‘…the price of love…’

Community

Imagine you wake up one day in some alternate universe and you feel like you’re the only person who remembers the way things used to be. Life will never be the same and, yet, it seems everyone else is still back there in that place you once were. Loss is inevitable. Expressions of sympathy ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (2-11): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (2-13): cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (2-14): crafts at 9:30 am; Valentine’s Day party at 10:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bingo ...

Lt. Gov. to listen on marijuana legalization

Local News

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman will visit Warren on Saturday, Feb. 16, as part of his state-wide marijuana legalization listening tour. In January, Fetterman announced his intention to hold the state-wide tour to “gather input from Pennsylvanians about the possibility of legalizing ...

Traffic stop nets bust

Local News

A traffic stop in Warren County netted a possession bust on one man, and warrant hits on two others, including one wanted on felony burglary. On Jan. 18, a Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy noticed a black Nissan Versa being driven in a suspicious manner — initially at a high rate of speed, ...

Road repairs next week

Local News

Emergency slide repairs on roads will start next week in Warren County, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Emergency wall repairs will be made along Jackson Avenue in Glade Township. Repairs will be made to support the hillside through the construction of a 300-foot ...

Monday is 2-1-1 Day

Local News

Monday is 2-1-1 Day and the United Fund of Warren County is hoping more people will utilize the service. “2-1-1 is the free, confidential, 24-hour information and referral service that connects 97 percent of Pennsylvanians with health and human resources available to help,” United Fund ...

Spell-check

Local News

T-r-e-a-c-l-e. A blend of molasses, sugar and corn syrup used as a table syrup. The word is from an originally Greek word that passed into Latin and then French before becoming English. It also was the winning word in the Warren County Spelling Bee held on Thursday morning at Beaty-Warren ...

Fire on Hemlock Rd

Local News

At 7:56pm Thursday evening, Glade VFD received a call of a structure fire at 1953 Hemlock Rd in Glade Twp.. Pleasant Twp., Clarendon Twp., and Emergycare also responded to the call. When responders arrived, the fire was fully involved. The cause of the fire was determined to be a heat ...

Bailey pleads guilty to sexual assault of 8-year-old

Local News

A Youngsville man has entered a guilty plea to charges stemming from a sexual assault of an eight-year-old girl. Richard M. Bailey was charged in June by Pennsylvania State Police after the victim told her mother that Bailey had made her touch his penis the night before, according to the ...

Restocking Chapman lake fish will take some time

Local News

The lake at Chapman State Park is at full pool right now, but it’s short on fish. The renovation of the dam has required that the lake be drawn down more than once over the past year or so and it may happen again. That has been hard on the fish population. Until that kind of work is ...