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From left, Lion John Crone with newly-sponsored member David Powell, and Lion’s President Angie Dart with newly-sponsored member Sherry Tune.

Gift of time

The Lions Club has been a fixture in the City of Warren for over 90 years, formed in the early 1920’s like so many other Lions Clubs around the world in that era. There have been hundreds of Warren Lions since the formation of the club, and they’ve logged thousands of service hours in ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday:  01/23:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday:  01/25:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday:  01/26:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday:  01/24:  cards, games, lunch ...

VITA — Volunteer Tax Assistance Program reminder

The Allegheny Volunteer Alliance at the ACC would like to remind the residents of Warren and Forest Counties that IRS trained volunteers can help them if they are low income, disabled or elderly to fill out and file at no cost their Federal, State and Local tax forms,  as well as Rent ...

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Boy Scouts donation

Times Observer photo by Josh Cotton Wills Builders has made a $500 donation to the Boy Scouts of America Chief Cornplanter Council for the Council’s front porch project. From left are District Executive Ernie Crawford, Keri Wills Nelles, Bruce Punsky and Jack Wills. “It’s a tremendous ...

Angela Renninger

Briefs…

Free Books’ anniversary On Saturday, Feb. 4, Free Books for Kids Town will celebrate its Fifth Anniversary Celebration with a benefit from 4 to 7 p.m. at Woman’s Club of Warren, 310 Market St., with live music, barn dancing with live callers, food and more. Kids may attend for free. Adult ...

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Photographs by Howard Jarvis.

‘Cultural landscape’

The Warren Camera Club will be featured at the Crary Gallery this month. The club, which started as a slide club around 1940, originally only used black and white film and submitted work to the club on slides. By 1951, club president Kathe Frank writes in the show’s statement, color slides ...

Jenna Still

Briefs…

Halls of Ivy Jenna R. Still, daughter of Jeff and Jeanette Still of Warren, graduated from Clarion University of Pennsylvania on December 17, 2016. She received her Bachelor degree of Science in Education, majoring in Early Childhood and Special Education. Prior to graduation, she completed ...

Head Start receives grant to expand services

The Local Interagency Coordinating Council met Tuesday morning. The Local Interagency Coordinating Council, which meets quarterly, is a group open to service providers, parents, and advocates of children involved in school, early intervention, or mental health services. According to chair ...

Events…

Events around Warren County on Thursday: ¯ Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ¯ Sharing Program, dinner and fellowship for all people, First Presbyterian Church, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. ¯ Towers Bridge, Conewango Towers, 1 p.m. ¯ Warren Area Student ...

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From left are Debbie Gray, Marian Aranyos, George Lilja, and Diane DeLarme.

‘It’s comforting’

“It’s like walking into an art gallery!” That’s what Volunteer Services Director Debbie Gray said she’s heard said about the artwork that now lines the corridors of Warren General Hospital. The artwork, by members of the Warren Art League, as well as quilts from Allegheny Quilt ...

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Hunting and fishing pro Tom Bergstue of Lynn Legacy Game Calls and Mountain Cabin Outdoors will be the featured speaker at the Black Bear seminar detailed in “Briefs.”

Briefs…

Class breakfast Members of the EHS Class of ‘73 are gathering at The Bucket in Sugar Grove for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21. All are welcome. Musher boot camp Lydia Storey, dog rescuer and Ski-jor racer (skiing behind a dog) and “musher boot camp survivor” from ...

Events…

Events around Warren County on Wednesday: ¯ Warren Rotary Club, second floor, Conewango Men’s Club, Market St., Warren, noon. ¯ Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ¯ Kiwanis Club, Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 12:10 p.m. ¯ Senior Citizens, ...

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Warren County Drug Task Force donation

Times Observer photo by Brian Ferry The Warren Elks Lodge donated $4,500 to the Warren County Drug Task Force on Friday. From left are Assistant District Attorney Cody Brown, District Attorney Rob Greene, Elks President of the Board Todd Honhart, First Assistant District Attorney Caleb Gnage, ...

Seedling sales to begin

While it might be winter, landowners can begin making plans to help wildlife this spring – and beyond – by planting tree and shrub seedlings offered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Howard Nursery. The 2017 seedling order form is available online, and sales are set to begin ...

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Members and guests of the Philomel of Warren who attended the January meeting and program were entertained with an instrumental concert of piano and cello music. Performer, from left, are Dr. Tom Gaskin, Thomas Gaskin, Ann Ferguson, Nancy Foster and Christine Kuntz.

Philomel holds 1st program of season

The first program of the 2017 season for the Philomel of Warren was held at the Woman’s Club on Wednesday, January 11. The audience first heard a two-piano number of a Christmas medley, “O Holy Night” and “Adeste Fideles” arranged by A. Garland and performed by Ann Ferguson and Nancy ...

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It’s time for school!

It’s time!  The first day of the next school year may seem a long way off, but the preschools, Warren County School District, and the non-public schools are already planning for your child or children to enter their classrooms.  A great deal of preparation is involved in creating the best ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday:  01/16:  Center closed for holiday Wednesday:  01/18:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday:  01/19:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday:  01/17:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 ...

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The Odd Fellows/Kossuth Encampment 98 IOOF has donated over $5,000 to the Warren Salvation Army, which in turn utilized the funds to assist many families at Christmas. In the picture, from left, is Captain Keith Jache and Edward Peterson.

Briefs…

Class to Lunch The Warren High School class of 1944 will meet at the Eagles Club, Pennsylvania Avenue East, Wednesday, Jan. 18. Get together at 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon. Spouses and significant others are welcome. ——— The Warren High School class of 1956 will meet for lunch at 1 ...