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Legislative memos reveal focus to session for Rapp, Hutchinson

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With the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s 2021-2022 session underway, it’s time to take a look at where the focus of our legislators will be. State Representative Kathy Rapp - whose district includes all of the county - and Sen. Scott Hutchinson - whose district includes almost all of the ...

20 new cases, three more COVID deaths

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There were 20 new cases of COVID-19 reported for Warren County on Monday and three more deaths were attributed to the virus. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, 73 county residents have died COVID-related deaths so far. Of those, all but one have been reported in December and ...

Robbery suspect sought

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Photo submitted to Times Observer The City of Warren Police Department is looking for information following an armed robbery late Saturday at the Kwik Fill on Hickory Street. According to police, the pictured man – about 5-feet, six-inches tall, claimed to have a gun and demanded money at ...

Reason to Bill-ieve: Buffalo headed to AFC Championship

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — In what was supposed to be a showdown between Buffalo's Josh Allen and Baltimore's Lamar Jackson, Taron Johnson literally stole the show. If not for the wall separating the field from the stands in the back of the east end zone, the Bills cornerback might still be ...

Family mourns loss of Warren County native

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COVID-19 doesn’t just prey on the old and those with underlying health conditions. Colten Brown was in the prime of his life. He was a big man with a big personality, a big smile, and a big bear hug. He worked out and had no contributing conditions. He died on Jan. 6, about three weeks ...

Man charged with buying nearly 15 pounds of marijuana through mail

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A Pittsfield man is behind bars on charges alleging that he purchased 15 pounds of marijuana in the mail. Brandon J. Fox, 29, 4735 Davey Hill Rd., was charged by Warren County Drug Task Force investigators on Jan. 13. Investigators report in the affidavit of probable cause that the postmaster ...

Rouse Home reports dozens of COVID recoveries

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There were only 11 new cases of COVID-19 reported for Warren County on Friday, but another three deaths were added to the tally. The death toll rose from 65 to 68. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 1,839 total cases for the county on Friday, up from 1,828 on Thursday. Of those, ...

County working to distribute more vaccines

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There is a lot of effort going on to get COVID-19 vaccines into arms. But, there are a lot of different entities working toward that goal — leading to some lack of clarity. Federal Operation Warp Speed officials are suggesting that states get vaccines in arms as soon as possible. State ...

Longtime employees retire from Pitt-Bradford

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BRADFORD — Mail carrier Donny Johnson and Associate Director of Admissions Vicky Pingie, two of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s longest-serving staff members, retired in the fall of 2020 with 40 years of service to the Bradford campus. A few other longtime staff members ...

Area residents donate to Warren County Children’s Advocacy Center

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Pictured, from left, Chase and Laykin Rowland did some holiday shopping for the Warren County Children’s Advocacy Center. Together they picked out a variety of items to be given to the children that visit the WCCAC. The WCCAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to reducing trauma, providing ...

Warren Native

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Dorothy Schmidt Cole, of North Carolina, a Warren native, died Thursday, Jan. 7, at the age of 107. She entered the Marine Corps during World War II, and, on her 107th birthday, Cole was recognized by the U.S. Marine Corps as the oldest living Marine – bringing her some nationwide ...

Area camp destroyed in morning fire

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A Wednesday morning fire destroyed a camp on Campbell Hill Road in Triumph Township. Five companies – Tidioute, Grand Valley, West Hickory, Garland, and Pleasant — responded to the fire. According to Tidioute Volunteer Fire Department Chief Shawn Silvis, the owner of the camp was ...

15 new COVID cases are announced in county

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There were 15 new cases of COVID-19 announced for Warren County on Thursday, while two more deaths were added to the virus’ toll. As of Thursday, there have been 1,828 cases in the county and 65 deaths. There were seven fewer COVID-positive patients at Warren General Hospital in ...

Association dissolves; Penn Soil is moving forward

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The dissolution of the Pennsylvania Association of RC&D Councils doesn’t mean Penn Soil RC&D is dissolving. Neither does the pending retirement of Penn Soil’s executive director. The eight-county council that includes Warren County will continue doing business. “There are ...

Jail faces complications as court operations pause

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Many of the complications brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic are obvious. Some not so much. One such complication is a group of inmates sitting at the Warren County Jail waiting for transport to state prison. An inmate reached out to the Times Observer and said that the transport he ...

Software added to devices to enhance security

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The Warren County School District is working to improve the full-virtual experience of its students. On Tuesday, district officials announced that LanSchool Classic will be added to the software in use as students continue to work from home. The software will be installed on devices and ...

11 new cases, three deaths

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There were only 11 new cases of COVID-19 reported for Warren County on Friday, but another three deaths were added to the tally. The death toll rose from 65 to 68. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 1,839 total cases for the county on Friday, up from 1,828 on Thursday. Of those, ...

Hospital launches petition drive

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BRADFORD — Rep. Martin Causer, R-Turtlepoint, and McKean County Commissioners Tom Kreiner, Carol Duffy and Cliff Lane are inviting area residents to sign on to a petition supporting Bradford Regional Medical Center and the services it provides to the community. The petition was launched in ...