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LICC The Forest/Warren Local Interagency Coordinating Council (FWLICC) will meet on Tuesday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to noon in Room 322 at Forest/Warren Human Services, 285 Hospital Drive, Warren.

The list of candidates so far as petitions roll in

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A total of eight candidates are seeking election as one of Warren County’s three commissioners while five candidates are seeking seats on Warren City Council. The deadline to file a petition to be on the primary ballot was Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. The primary is set for May 21. Director ...

County-wide candidates

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By JOSH COTTON jcotton@timesobserver.com Here’s a look at the rest of the individuals who submitted petitions to be included on the primary ballot for offices throughout Warren County. Boroughs ¯ Sugar Grove: council (four year) - Alexander Lopresti (R), Rob Hall (R); constable - ...

Winicki spells her way to finals finishing 11 of 32

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The Warren County School District representative to the Western Pennsylvania Spelling Bee made it to the finals. Out of more than 100 spellers to reach the regional competition, Macy Winicki of Warren made it to the finals — the final 32 spellers. She finished just outside of the top 10, ...

Warren man charged for shooting woman

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A Warren County woman is being treated for injuries sustained when she was shot early Wednesday in a Glade Township residence. The man who allegedly shot her has been charged with aggravated assault. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Rodney L. Tomassoni, 48, of Warren, is charged with ...

‘Out of balance’

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The Allegheny National Forest has an age demographic problem. Thanks to what amounted to widespread clearcutting in the area through the 1920s, the majority of the forest is about the same age. Warren County School District and the U.S. Forest Service would both like to see a better age ...

WGH expanding security after data breach

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A company that provides data services for Warren General Hospital and UPMC Kane was the victim of a ransomware attack in September. According to a statement from Wolverine Solutions Group, provided to the Times Observer by WGH Chief Operating Officer Joe Akif, there was no evidence any ...

Warren County jobless rates drop

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The unemployment rate fell in Warren County to a seasonally-adjusted 4.1 percent in January. That’s a .5 percent decrease from December and a 1.0 percent decrease from January 2018. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Center for Workforce Information and Analysis released ...

Sgt. Sproveri makes captain, others advance

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A November retirement has caused a chain reaction in the ranks of the City of Warren Police Department. The department has made in-house appointments for captain, two sergeants and community service officer. “With the retirement of Captain Jeffrey Zavinski in November of 2018, the ...

No injuries in Monday’s Conewango Creek crash

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At 1:41 A.M. on Monday, Mar. 11, Samantha J. Graham was traveling south on Big Four Rd. when she came across icy road conditions, causing her vehicle turn clockwise and slide toward the west side of the road. The front left corner of the vehicle then struck a tree, causing it to continue ...

Knights errant

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The vote regarding the end of the Eisenhower High School baseball program never happened. At the time of the Warren County school board’s February committee meetings, there were barely enough students — nine, maybe ten — signed up to field a team, let alone satisfy the pitching needs ...

Commissioners discuss Town Hall schedule

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While she did not voice her refusal to attend, Warren County Commissioner Cindy Morrison did voice her opposition to upcoming town hall meetings being held by the commissioners. Morrison took part in Monday’s commissioner work session via telephone. Near the end of that meeting, ...

WCSD re-examines negotiating protocols

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By BRIAN FERRY bferry@timesobserver.com There is some precedent for conducting collective bargaining in public. While Warren County School District has not gone that far, it might be taking a step in that direction. An update to the school board regarding negotiation with the ...

Art opening sees visitors hob-nob with young artists

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“I don’t know. I guess I just thought of the Devil,” Graice Siliano said as she described her inspiration for a ceramic mug she created. “I wanted to make something different.” Siliano, a sixth-grade student at Beaty-Warren Middle School, admitted her devil actually looks somewhat ...

Brief

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VA Office The Warren County Veterans Affairs Office will be closed on Wednesday, March 13. The office will reopen on Thursday.

On The Record

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Warren Lost Property. At 8 P.M. Fri., Mar. 8, an individual lost a STIHL MS 461 chainsaw from the bed of his truck. This occurred somewhere between Tidioute and Pleasantville approximately at the area of Neiltown Rd., Warren and Forest County. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP ...

WAHS’ trivia Dream Team topples area competition

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The Dream Team is living the Warren County School District Trivia Night dream again. At Thursday’s Trivia Night, team members Trenton Dippold, Scott Stewart, Stephen Ashbaugh, and Lydia Giannini, from Warren Area High School, edged the other six teams from Warren, Eisenhower, and Sheffield ...

Lyman Legend

Community

Magic Johnson. Michael Jordan. Lyman Archibald. You’ve probably heard of two of those names. All three are enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. But only one lived in Warren as a fox breeder. Here’s the gist of it. According to the Springfield College ...

Eisenhower’s Jensen 15th out of 136 MATHCOUNTS participants

Community

Warren County schools Three Warren County schools participated in the Chapter MATHCOUNTS competition on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Gannon University. MATHCOUNTS (www.mathcounts.org) is a national math competition for sixth- through eighth-grade students. From Beaty Warren Middle School, ...

Briefs…

Community

Bridge results Results from Monday night duplicate bridge held at the Warren YMCA were: 1st-Joyce Hill and Ellen Ruffolo with 22.5; 2nd-Joann Hultquist and Matt Oram with 20.5; 3rd-Sharon Rissel and Bill Kuppinger with 18. ——— Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community ...