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‘Not in vain’

Local News

Monday’s Veterans Day program in Warren was more than a ceremony intended to honor military veterans. It was a gathering of friends, old and new, a history lesson, and a call to continue to defend our freedom. Dreary, chilly weather didn’t prevent a good-sized crowd from gathering at ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Deerfield Twp. Accident. At 4:48 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, Terry A. Lucas, 47, of Pittsfield, was traveling southbound on Morrison Hill Road at its intersection with Erie Hollow Drive, approaching a slight right-hand curve. Lucas was driving his vehicle on snowy/icy roadway conditions attempting ...

Model Railroad Tour Saturday in Warren and Jamestown/Fredonia

Community

Warren is a railroad town. The Philadelphia and Erie Railroad (later Pennsylvania Railroad, now Buffalo and Pittsburgh) came to Warren, and neighboring Allegheny River towns, in 1859. From the north, the Dunkirk, Allegheny Valley and Pittsburgh Railroad (later New York Central) reached ...

Small town, big city

Local News

Photo by Kevin McCormick/GroupPhotos.com Small town, big city: The Youngsville High School Marching Eagles perform on Monday in the 100th New York City Veterans Day Parade. An estimated 25,000 marched along the parade route from 25th to 46th streets, and thousands more, rows deep, watched ...

Briefs…

Community

Classes to lunch The Warren High School class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Eagles Club. ——— The Warren High School Class of 1951 will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 11:30 a.m. at Bob Evans Restaurant, 360 Jackson Run Road, ...

Joint venture helps Four Flags survive elements

Local News

There is a ceremony every spring celebrating the heritage of Warren. At the Four Flags ceremony, held over Memorial Day weekend, the flags of the nations that have held dominion over this land are raised at Heritage Point at the south end of the Veterans Memorial Bridge at Hickory ...

Judge Skerda resentencing of Sandusky abuse Nov. 22

Local News

The resentencing of a former Penn State football coach convicted of sexually abusing children has been moved back. Gerald A. Sandusky, 75, will be resentenced at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in Centre County, with Warren-Forest County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Maureen Skerda ...

General Joseph Warren DAR Chapter honoring vets every day

Local News

While pausing on Monday to thank and remember the people who have served in our nation’s defense, a group in the county continues to work to honor some of the men who fought to free and create that nation nearly 250 years ago. The Old Whitestown Cemetery outside Garland has become a focal ...

WCCC home where the heart is

Local News

The location has changed, but the educational process is much the same for the Warren County Career Center’s Health and Medical Assisting program. The HMA program moved into Warren Area High School this year as the career center is under major renovations. “Students within the Health ...

102 years young

Community

Not many are privileged enough to see the ripe young age of 102, but Josephine Briggs is one of the lucky ones. Josephine Briggs (Tremblay), born on August 21, 1917, in Clarendon Borough, celebrated her 102nd birthday this year. She was one of seven children and is the only remaining ...

Worth saving

Local News

39 dogs were rescued on Friday in an ongoing animal cruelty investigation. Numerous complaints concerning the health and living conditions of dogs at a Pittsfield Township property led to the seizure by Paws Along the River Humane Society’s Cruelty Division. “We’re out there, ...

Winter Weather Advisory for Warren County

Local News

A winter weather advisory has been put into place for Warren County until 7 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12. Mixed precipitation is expected with total snow accumulation of one to five inches, the highest amounts over the northwest of the county, according to the National Weather Service. The least ...

On The Record

Cops & Court Report

Freehold Twp. Possession. At 10:04 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, an 18-year-old male, of Youngsville, lost control of his vehicle and crashed on the side of the road. A small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia was allegedly seen in plain view inside the car. Charges are pending. Chautauqua ...

WGH signs Rose Vial for the 2020 Donate Life Rose Parade Float

Business

Warren General Hospital CEO Rick Allen joined the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) for a rose vial signing ceremony. The rose vial will be placed on the 2020 Donate Life Rose Parade® float featured at the 2020 Tournament of Roses® parade and will symbolize the hospital’s ...

Briefs…

Community

Sheffield benefit A benefit for Brenda Hahn-Rockwell will be held Saturday, Nov. 23, from 2 to 9 p.m. at St. Michael’s Pavilion, Toll Gate Road, Sheffield. The event includes a potluck dinner, drinks, dessert, basket raffles, games, a 50/50 drawing, disc jockey, BYOB, and more. ...

Veteran’s Day

Community

Veteran's Day Through the Eyes of Local Veterans Inside the Monday, Nov. 11, Times Observer

Care packages sent to local vets serving abroad

Local News

Veterans Day is a time to honor the brave men and women who serve so that we can enjoy the great freedoms our country has to offer. The Blue Star Mothers of Kinzua and, on Saturday, decided to give back in a big way. They gathered at the First Presbyterian Church in Warren to put together ...

Northwest Bancshares enters Indiana through merger

Business

Northwest Bancshares, Inc., (”Northwest”), (NASDAQ: NWBI) and MutualFirst Financial, Inc., (”MutualFirst”) (NASDAQ: MFSF) jointly announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Northwest will acquire MutualFirst, the Muncie, Indiana-based holding company and ...

Public meeting set for Pittsfield bridge project

Local News

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is inviting the public to a meeting regarding the replacement of the Miles Run Road Bridge in Pittsfield Township. The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Pittsfield Township Building, 1370 Davey Hill Rd., ...