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Every new beginning comes from an end

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Leaves were coming down. Trees were going up. City of Warren crews began the planting of 53 street trees on Thursday. Typically, the seasonal planting includes a number of trees going into parks, but this fall planting is exclusively street trees. City officials identified locations of ...

Hill & Dale Garden Club meets in Oct., nominates officers

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The Hill & Dale Garden Club meeting was held on October 23 at the Wiltsie Community Church. Ruth welcomed everyone and led us in the Pledge to the Flag. She thanked the church for having us and, as Veteran’s Day is November 11th, remembered anyone who has served in the military. ...

Fought to the end

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EDINBORO, Pa. – Up until the final point of Warren’s 3-0 (19-25, 17-25, 19-25) loss to Conneaut in the District 10 Class 3A volleyball semifinals, Lex Nyquist and Grace Wortman, the Dragons’ two seniors, could be seen encouraging their teammates, still fighting for every last point. ...

How sweet it is!

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WATERFORD, Pa. —As a kicker, there are times you just know when you’ve nailed a kick. With the number of long-distance kicks, in both soccer and football, Sawyer Mohney has taken over the last two years, she had a pretty good feeling about the one she fired 2:20 into overtime Wednesday. ...

Fence & shrub heights pondered

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City of Warren planning officials continue to discuss fence and shrub height regulations. The Planning Commission met for the first time since June when the issue was last discussed. At issue are height restrictions on fences and shrubs on corner lot properties within the city. City ...

Lady Dragons aiming to make history against Meadville

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The Warren Lady Dragons soccer team has been here before. Last season, in fact. But unlike last year, when they were the underdogs against a dominant Hickory team, this year’s squad rolls in with a 13-4-1 record and has every intention of capturing the first District 10 title in program ...

Time for D-10 to think about re-seeding

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We’re approaching the end of my third fall season back with the Times Observer. I’ve noticed a lot of things in that time. Most of it pretty good, some not so much. I’ve opined on most of them. Then there was what I heard last week. It wasn’t good or bad, per se, more so one of ...

Warren County jobless rate drops

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By JOSH COTTON jcotton@timesobserver.com The unemployment rate fell in Warren County to a seasonally-adjusted 4.3 percent in September. That’s a .3 percent increase from August and a .1 percent increase from the 4.2 percent rate in September 2018. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor ...

Eisenhower girls drop epic D-10 semifinal against Mercer

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FRANKLIN, Pa. — Julia Balaski’s goal less than two minutes into the second half proved to be the game-winner as Mercer advanced to the District 10 Class 1A girls soccer championship game with a 2-1 win over Eisenhower Monday. With the win, the Mustangs took the playoff rubber match ...

Bound for states

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SHARON, Pa. – It was a banner day for Warren County at the District 10 cross country championships at Sharon’s Buhl Park on Saturday. Three runners – Warren’s Katie Beyer and Naomi Hahn, as well as Eisenhower’s Ethan Kellogg, punched their ticket to the state championships next ...

The steelhead run is on

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A month later than anticipated, but better late than never. Insufficient rain to allow steelhead into the Lake Erie tributaries had them stacked off the creek mouths until Wednesday, October 23, when finally we had enough rain to open the creeks. The East Side creeks were blown out that day, ...

Reynolds Raiders too much for Eisenhower in D-10 quarterfinals

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NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - When Reynolds and Eisenhower met during the regular season, the Knights held a 6-0 lead after the first quarter and trailed just 14-6 at the half. The Raiders made sure that didn’t happen again during their District 10 Class 1A quarterfinal playoff game at Wilmington ...

Dragons set to battle Meadville in first playoff game since 2013

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For the first time since 2013, the Warren Dragons are in the playoffs. That task in front of them is a tall one in the District 10 Class 5A semifinal against the Meadville Bulldogs. It’s the same Meadville team that dominated the Dragons on Homecoming. This is a Warren team, however, ...

Knights set for playoff battle with Reynolds

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For the first time since 2016, the Eisenhower Knights are back in the playoffs. Their reward is a rematch with the Reynolds Raiders in the District 10 Class 1A quarterfinals tonight at 7 p.m. at Wilmington High School. The Knights are the third-place team from Region 3 with a 3-2 region ...

DEP issues promise of forthcoming public info meeting

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On Wednesday, Warren County Commissioner Jeff Eggleston said he was confident the Department of Environmental Protection would respond to questions regarding a pending permit renewal. On Thursday, DEP responded with a statement, the announcement of a forthcoming new comment period, and the ...

Fish and Boat Commission moves forward with licensing change

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The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has taken steps toward removing the display requirement for a fishing licenses. The board met on Monday and, according to a statement, “took steps towards replacing a long-standing regulation that requires anglers to display their fishing license ...

Dragons make quick work of Hickory to advance to D-10 semifinals

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COCHRANTON, Pa. – Relentless. That’s been the motto for the Warren Area High School volleyball team this season, and that’s exactly what they were on Wednesday in the District 10 Class 3A quarterfinals against Hickory. The Dragons dominated from start to finish in a 3-0 (25-15, ...