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Collaborative effort

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It’s easy to assume as we drive by that a forest stand with tall trees must be healthy. But as the age of the forest on the Allegheny Plateau - which includes the Allegheny National Forest as well as surrounding land in Pennsylvania and New York - increases to a “mature” and “very ...

Warren tops Meadville

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MEADVILLE, Pa. – Warren jumped out to a big lead early, lost it, and built it right back again in a 13-6 win at Meadville Thursday. The Dragons built a 6-1 lead through the first 2 1/2 innings, but the Bulldogs came back to tie it at 6-6 after four. Warren plated three each in the fifth ...

Lady Dragons complete perfect run through Region 7

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ERIE - Warren finishes 6-0 in Region 7 after a 10-0 win over General McLane on Wednesday at McDowell High School. After being postponed three times, the teams traveled to a neutral site. It took Warren a few innings to get going, but three consecutive doubles by Gracie Wood, Kelsey Stuart and ...

Dragons topple Corry in Region 7 finale

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COLUMBUS, Pa. – Ryan Arnold had four hits and Micah Passmore and Austyn Cummings both homered as the Warren Dragons bounced back from a pair of tough losses last week with a 12-5 win in their Region 7 finale against Corry on Wednesday. With the win, Warren locked up second place in Region ...

Kane rallies past Sheffield

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Sheffield softball came oh so close to picking up a win on Senior Day, but visiting Kane scored six runs in the top of the seventh inning en route to a 9-7 win on Wednesday on Wolverine Mountain. The Lady Wolverines led 7-3 going in the seventh, but an error, two consecutive hits, a walk and ...

Youngsville softball drops a pair to close out season

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Youngsville softball closed out its season with a unique doubleheader Wednesday. The Eagles welcomed Region 3 opponents Rocky Grove and Maplewood. The Orioles were 19-3, three inning winners, while the Tigers came away with a 24-0, three inning win. Rocky Grove struck for eight runs in the ...

Eisenhower softball falls to Northwestern

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ALBION, Pa. – Eisenhower went on the road to Northwestern and fell by a score of 15-4. Shelby Kuzminkski drove in a pair of runs for the Lady Knights, while Kayla Greene scored three of their four runs and also had a hit. “It wasn’t our best peformance, but the girls have come a ...

Weather forces more schedule changes

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Another round of games was postponed due to the inclement weather early this week. Six Warren County teams had games postponed or cancelled again Tuesday. Eisenhower softball’s game at Northwestern has been moved to today, as has the Knights’ baseball game at Otto-Eldred. The softball ...

Code Dept. pool permit advisory

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If you’re looking into getting a pool this summer, be aware of the permits, fees and regulations before you head down that road. According to the City of Warren’s website, the public needs “to be aware that a building permit is required for any swimming pool capable of holding a ...

15th-Annual Kinzua clean-up deemed an ‘amazing success’

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Another huge pile of trash is out of the Allegheny Reservoir thanks to the 15th annual Allegheny Reservoir Clean-up. This year’s event was based at Onoville Marina. “This year’s cleanup was an amazing success for so many reasons, but mainly because we had outstanding volunteers ...

Wilson, Lindell to compete in NY-PA Corporate Cup

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The Third Annual NY-PA Corporate Showcase Soccer Match will be held this Saturday, May 18, at the University of Pittsburg-Bradford, Kessel Athletic Complex. This event will feature premier players from two states competing for bragging rights. For the second consecutive year, Warren Area ...

Officials ponder EPA, USDA outdoor recreation grant

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By JOSH COTTON jcotton@timesobserver.com County officials are exploring a federal grant aimed at helping the county “revitalize their economy through outdoor recreation.” The county commissioners discussed the joint Environmental Protection Agency and United States Department of ...

Dragons fall by 1 run for fifth time this season

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The Warren Dragons certainly hope the postseason will bring them better luck in close games, because they have been snakebit in the regular season. Saturday’s game against Meadville was the latest such example After the Dragons rallied to take a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the sixth, ...

Lady Dragons topple Olean at St. Bonaventure

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OLEAN, NY - Warren had a nice opportunity to play on the turf at St. Bonaventure University Friday, and also had a nice game, beating Olean, 5-1, in the cross-state contest. Ellie Lobdell, as she often has, got the offense going to the tune of a two-run homer, and the Dragons hit for power all ...

Off-season vacationing

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Warren is, and I am guessing here but it is reasonably accurate, the oldest town in the third oldest state. That old is the average age of citizens. Warren is a very old town. A typical older town works against itself in a couple of different ways. Relatively few citizens are in the ...

Dragons drop extra innings pitchers’ duel vs. St. Marys

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Those in attendance to watch Friday’s game between Warren and St. Marys were treated with a pair of brilliant pitching performances. Utimately, however, it was one swing of the bat from the Dutch’s Shane Price that made the difference. With one on and out in the top of the eighth, Price ...

ANF offers public opportunities to comment on forest projects

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The health of the Allegheny National Forest is central to the forest’s motto — “land of many uses.” It is to be “a healthy, vigorous forest that provides wood products, protects watersheds, a variety of wildlife habitats and recreational opportunities — not only for today, but ...

2019-20 Migratory bird seasons set

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Pennsylvania’s 2019-20 migratory game bird seasons have been set. Annual migratory game bird seasons are selected by states from frameworks established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Game Commission selections were made after reviewing last year’s season results, ...