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Barone: ‘It’s been pretty wild’

“It’s been pretty wild.” Anthony Barone could not think of a more appropriate way to describe his first four games as a professional baseball manager Wednesday afternoon. It’s hard to argue with the Jamestown native. His Milwaukee Milkmen lost Friday, he was ejected from his ...

Warren Scholastic Book Fair to be held virtually

The Warren Public Library Scholastic Book Fair will be virtual this year. Pete the Cat visited the 2019 Book Fair. “This year, Pete is encouraging adults to bring the joy of reading home for the children in their lives by shopping at the Warren Public Library’s Scholastic Virtual Book ...

Salvation Army, Community Foundation together meet demand

For the Salvation Army, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised some unusual challenges. The pandemic has also shown that the Warren County community is ready and willing to come through in a crisis. Prior to COVID-19, the Salvation Army was serving 30 to 40 meals a day, according to Capt. Keith ...

Bite leads to assault charge

A Warren State Hospital patient has been charged with aggravated assault after allegedly biting, spitting on, shoving, punching, and scratching a member of the hospital staff. Linda J. Welch, 27, is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, and harassment. The charges stem from an ...

Markings at Pennsylvania Avenue and Market Street show utilities for planning

The first physical signs of changes coming to the intersection at Market Sreet and Pennsylvania Avenue have appeared. While the end result will be a roundabout, those first signs are a slew of paint markings that denote the location of the various utilities that run around, under and through ...

Warren man behind bars on rape charges

A Warren man faces rape charges and is behind bars stemming from an incident that occurred at a Dartmouth Street residence last week. Joseph W. Madigan, 29, 713 Fourth Ave., Apt. 3C, faces charges of rape — forcible compulsion, aggravated indecent assault without consent and indecent assault ...

Ask the WGH medical team

The Times Observer asked the Warren General Hospital medical team to help us get information out to our readers through the COVID-19 FAQ-3. Regularly we will pose our questions, and your questions, to the experts. If you would like the Times Observer to submit a question to the WGH medical ...

Pa. Legislature Passes Resolution To End Gov’s Disaster Declaration

The Pennsylvania General Assembly has struck back to strike down the core COVID-19 mitigation efforts implemented by Gov. Tom Wolf. Last night the state House approved House Resolution 836 which would effectively end Wolf's disaster declaration, directing him to issue an order to that effect. ...

Tigers hold top pick in MLB draft

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers are rebuilding around an impressive group of minor league pitchers. Now, it might be time to add a star hitting prospect to the mix. Whether it’s Arizona State slugger Spencer Torkelson or somebody else, Detroit has a chance to add another potential standout ...

Only thing normal about golf’s return is the score

FORT WORTH, Texas — Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson were together on the first tee Tuesday morning, just like they were three weeks ago at Seminole for a charity match that was the first live golf on television in 66 days. This was different. They were not wearing microphones and their ...

NASCAR set to allow fans back at races in Florida, Alabama

NASCAR is ready to reopen to fans. One of the few sports to run in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, NASCAR is now the largest to allow fans to return as more states relax their business shutdowns. NASCAR decided a limited number of fans can attend races this month at Homestead-Miami ...

NASCAR could see the end of an era

The familiar scene of Confederate flags waved by fans at NASCAR tracks could soon be a relic of racing’s good ol’ boy roots. Bubba Wallace — the lone black driver in the sport — wants the stock car series with deep ties to the South to ban the flag at its properties and formally ...

Source: players propose 89-game season

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players moved toward teams but remained far apart economically in their latest proposal for starting the pandemic-delayed season, adamant they receive full prorated salaries while offering to cut the regular season to 89 games. The proposal by the players’ ...

CHRIC Classic golf tourney set for July 25

CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. — The fifth annual CHRIC Classic golf tournament will be held again this year on the Lake Course at Chautauqua Golf Club, 4731 West Lake Road in Chautauqua on Saturday, July 25. This year the tournament will be followed by an awards reception and outdoor steak dinner being ...

MLB plan saves big spenders $100M

NEW YORK — The New York Yankees, Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers would each save more than $100 million on player salaries as part of management’s proposal to start the coronavirus-delayed season than they would under the union’s plan, according to an analysis by The Associated ...

More than half of NFL coaches not at team facilities

More than half of the 32 NFL teams did not have coaching staffs at their facilities Friday even though the league has approved such returns where local governments allow them. Clubs with coaches in place at their training complexes were Super Bowl champion Kansas City, Green Bay, Pittsburgh, ...

Kaepernick has more support now, still long way to go

When Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against police brutality and racial injustice in 2016, he was mostly alone. Politicians, team owners and fellow players criticized him, fans burned his jersey, and he was booed even at home. Four years later, his ...

NBA presents players with plan

The NBA has told the National Basketball Players Association that it will present a 22-team plan for restarting the season to the league’s board of governors on Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The teams that will be going to the ESPN Wide World ...

Ex-Pitt coach Johnny Majors dies

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — College Football Hall of Famer Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, died Wednesday. He was 85. Majors died at his home in Knoxville, according to his wife, Mary Lynn Majors. “He ...