County eighth graders attend career day

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It’s more than just a game. Students from across the county converged on Holy Redeemer Parish in Warren to attend a career day with a twist. In an effort to encourage students to make the most of the day, every student played a game. Students were required to collect four letters that ...

Pittsfield Post Office struck by vehicle

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The post office in Pittsfield is temporarily closed as a result of a Thanksgiving vehicle accident. A U.S. Postal Service spokesperson told the Times Observer that the post office, located at 128 Dalrymple St., “will be temporarily closed due to damage caused by a private vehicle driving ...

Warren County under lake effect snow warning until early Wednesday

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If the National Weather Service is correct, the weather outside is going to be frightful. Warren County is under a lake effect snow warning that went in effect early Monday morning through 1 a.m. Wednesday. An advisory from the NWS projects six to 10 inches of “heavy lake effect snow” ...

Warren-native developed world-class prosthetic arm in early 1900s

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William T. Carnes was working in a machine shop in Pittsburgh in the early 1900s. His arm was caught in a spinning cog-wheel and it was amputated two inches above the elbow, according to an article from the Kansas City (Mo.) Public Library. Without an arm, his career as a machinist was ...

Grief counselor turns personal struggle into helping others

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No one wants to go through the pain of losing a loved one. For some, after working through their own grief, they use the experience to help others. Katie Travis, TAPS senior peer mentor coordinator, is one of those people. Travis, who works full-time with the TAPS program and offers grief ...