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Learn-to-Fish program changes for 2019

Community

The Learn-to-Fish Program is a memorial program to the late Brent McKown (1935-2001), who was an avid fisherman all his life in both Warren and Chautauqua counties. McKown also loved to help children learn to fish and enjoy the great outdoors. The program began in 2002 in his memory to ...

Then & Now

Local News

Photo courtesy of the Warren County Historical Society/Times Observer photo by Josh Cotton Above, a photo was taken from the deck of the suspension bridge that once connected downtown Warren to the south side. The suspension bridge was demolished in 1918 so the photo is at least 100 years old. ...

Delta Kappa Gamma chapter visits Music Conservatory

Community

The Alpha Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma visited the Warren Music Conservatory located at 202 Pennsylvania Avenue, West on Saturday, Feb. 23. Joseph and April Glarner spoke to DKG members about the conservatory’s mission, which is to encourage musical enrichment, enjoyment, and ...

State stocks up on Trout before season opener

Local News

You can’t go catch them for a few weeks, but stocked trout will start hitting Warren County waterways next week. Opening day is slated for Saturday, April 13 at 8 a.m. According to the Fish and Boat Commission, roughly 3.2 million trout will be stocked in a total of 707 streams and 127 ...

EXTRA! EXTRA!

Local News

Newsies is set to hit stands March 14. Newsies is a Disney musical based on the news boys strike of 1899. And also the All-County Musical for 2019. The show will be on stage Thursday to Saturday, March 14, 15, and 16, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Warren Area High School. There will ...

Options explored for Main Ave. ramp shift

Local News

County and region officials have explored possibilities for access and entry to US 6 from the east side of Main Ave. The project has been added to the region’s Transportation Improvement Program – a requirement for a project to be funded in future years. “You can get on and off on ...

On The Record

Local News

Brokenstraw Twp. Crash. Pennsylvania State Police at the Warren barracks report there were no injuries in a two-vehicle crash on March 7 at about 7:17 a.m. on Route 6 west of Thatcher Lane. Devon R. Moore, 22, of Corry was traveling east on Route 6 in a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado when he ...

Shooting in Crawford County under review

Cops & Court Report

An investigation is underway in the wake of an officer-involved shooting in Crawford County early Thursday morning. According to Meadville-based Pennsylvania State Police, troopers responded to a Gospel Hill Road residence in Cussewago township for a report of a domestic disturbance at ...

Correction

Corrections

Scholarship A story in the Times Observer regarding scholarship applications through the Community Foundation inadvertently misspelled the names of the Allan & March Sampson Educational Scholarship.

Seeking Bertha

Local News

A Titusville museum is reaching out to area residents in hopes that someone can help fill in the pieces of a puzzle of a woman who not only broke the mold but also has a connection to a comedic legend. The Drake Well Museum and Park in Titusville is looking for information about Bertha ...

Commissioners seek CDBG funds for Clarendon projects

Local News

Two Community Development Block Grant projects in Clarendon have cleared a hurdle on the road to construction. A posting at the Warren County Courthouse indicates that projects utilizing CDBG funds for Ellison St. and Miley Ave. have been deemed to have “no significant impact” under ...

Marking the territory

Local News

Zoning ordinance modifications for a proposed dog park were before the Warren County Planning Commission on Tuesday. Zoning Officer Mike Lyon said he “searched all over the country more or less” and “talked to some folks in Harrisburg” and “could not find an existing dog park ...

Preliminary hearings

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One guilty plea was entered, charges were withdrawn against another and two were held for court during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. Carl E. Brown, Ashville, NY, entered a guilty plea to possession of drug paraphernalia. Charges of possession of a ...

On The Record

Local News

Warren Harassment. Harry Snyder, 59, and Steven Snyder, 30, Both of Warren were cited for Harassment on Feb. 24 after officers responded to a Domestic Dispute. Drug Paraphernalia. Thomas Donohue, 26, Warren was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving an Unregistered Vehicle ...

Allegheny Reservoir cleanup effort seeking volunteers

Local News

There’s an old saying, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” The meaning is not literal but, typically, a commentary on how there is no judging for taste — what one person may think is worthless may be cherished by another. So, if you’ve been longing for a discarded ...

Limestone Twp. blight

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A Limestone Township property was deemed blighted for a second time. The declaration came from the Warren County Planning Commission during a Tuesday evening meeting. The property is at 58 Bush Lane – located off of Rt. 62 between Irvine and Tidioute. County assessment data lists ...

New home construction on the rise

Local News

New home construction and commercial development was up in 2018 in the 12 municipalities covered by the Warren County Zoning Ordinance. But total permits were down 11 percent year over year, according to the Planning & Zoning Department’s annual report presented to the Warren County ...

Asphalt dreams

Local News

Construction season is shaping up to be a busy one on some of Warren County’s most traveled roadways. County Planner Dan Glotz discussed the projects slated for the coming months during a Tuesday evening meeting of the Warren County Planning Commission. Perhaps the most visible are two ...