Community

Crary celebrates 40 years of art

“It’s such a fine example of people coming together in a spirit of volunteerism,” said Doug Hearn of the Crary Art Gallery. The gallery celebrates 40 years of “spreading the art” this year, and it has made it an event to remember. With a mission of inspiring, entertaining, an ...

Good neighbor

Ten years into his retirement, Carl Swanson is staying active. He walks every day. He golfs. And, he is doing quite a bit more than his share to keep his community clean. On Wednesday, Swanson was taking his usual walk along Conewango Avenue. Along the course of about two miles, he filled ...

Blood Bank holding drive Aug. 22

Community Blood Bank holds blood drives at Warren County’s high schools a couple times a year. In order to help students get back in the swing, and to give an infusion to the blood supply, CBB will hold its “High School Reunion” drive from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22 “We try to get ...

Poppins — a musical adventure at Struthers

Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this SuperCaliFragilisticExpialidocious musical adventure. One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: a practically perfect musical. Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the ...

Should American flags be burned in protests?

In my last article I mentioned I went to a journalism conference. While at the conference, we visited the Newseum. That was probably my favorite part, educationally. They had yes or no questions displayed around the museum and you answered with different colored stickers. I answered one ...

One year later

Cara is still in Afghanistan, and as her mother, I really don’t want her to be there. I realized early on that it is not my life, and it is not my choice, so I try desperately to keep my mouth closed. She doesn’t ask my opinion, and she doesn’t welcome unasked for opinions. She’s a ...

Fair Memories

Why do you go to the fair? I think probably the most quoted reason is to visit with friends. There are people who definitely live within the county that I do not see at any other time of the year. Even though I am out and about with my volunteer duties there are some people that I only ...

The Shotgun Approach

The Shotgun Approach The evolution of firearms is interesting. One of the important developments is the difference between a single projectile and multiple projectiles. It’s not clear which came first. They probably developed almost simultaneously. The difference between the two firearms ...

County senior center schedule

Allegheny Community Center, TAWC Building, 2nd floor, at 42 Clark St., 723-3237 Monday (8-14): Coffee & conversation, pool, 9:30 a.m.; stop by ACC and get your free blood pressure test taken by caring nurses, 10 a.m.; Decorating clay pots, 10:30 a.m.; Bistro salads, 12-1 p.m.; bingo, ...

Critter Clipper hosting anniversary gala

The Critter Clipper is hosting its five-year anniversary gala from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the 2935 Conewango Ave., Warren, shop. The event is open to the public. There will be refreshments for people, treat bags for the dogs, door prizes, and give-aways. There will be doggie ...

Warren Players to present Mary Poppins

Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this SuperCaliFragilisticExpialidocious musical adventure. One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the ...

Called To Worship

ALLIANCE WARREN ALLIANCE: 278 Kinzua Rd., Rt. 59. Pastor Doug McCracken. Sunday school for all ages, 9:15 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; adult prayer/Bible studies, Youth, Kid Quest, 6:30 p.m. Wed. MIDWAY ALLIANCE CHURCH: 6384 Oil Creek Rd., Spartansburg. Rev. Eric Swartzbaugh, pastor. Sun. ...

Warren County Historical Society Golf Tournament set for Monday

The 2nd annual Warren County Historical Society Golf Tournament will be held at Cable Hollow Golf Course on Monday, August 14, 2017. The tournament is a four-person scramble with great prizes including payouts of $250 for 1st place scratch and $250 for 1st place handicap (Peoria handicap ...

WCVB hoping to increase tourism with video series

Why do people come to Warren County? The Warren County Visitor’s Bureau is hoping that the answer to that question will be because of the videos. The WCVB has been working with Jay Witowsky of Continuum Creative Media since winter of 2017 on a set of videos showcasing what makes Warren ...

Hooktown Holidays accepting donations for 4th garage sale

Donations are now being accepted for Hooktown Holidays’ fourth annual garage sale. The sale is set for September 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the property of the G.G. Greene Estate, 1235 Conewango Avenue, Warren. “Are you downsizing, moving, having an estate or household sale,” ...

Second round of the YMCA Firefly program ready to go

The Warren County YMCA Firefly program is ready to start again. The second set of 12 weeks worth of programming for community members with intellectual disabilities will begin on Saturday, Sept. 2. The program, made possible with a $34,200 grant from the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust. The ...

Schall to perform on Sunday in Grand Valley

Dan Schall will be in concert on August 13 at 6 p.m. at the Grand Valley United Methodist Church. Schall’s ministry started when he was in his teens, after accepting what Jesus Christ had done for him. He endured a severe speech impediment during his teen years. The anger and frustration ...

Dance Unlimited joins Young Lungs at Play program

Young lungs at play — and practice. Linda Dies’ Dance Unlimited is the newest location to become a member of the Young Lungs at Play initiative. The program is an effort on the part of Adagio Health and the Northwest Pennsylvania Tobacco Control Program (NWPA TCP) to make public parks, ...

Elk Township Historical Society to host open house in Scandia

The Elk Township Historical Society museums will be open to the public on Saturday, August 12 from 1-4 p.m. This is a wonderful opportunity for a family to spend a summer afternoon stepping back in time while visiting Scandia’s restored 1870’s one-room school. Here one can sit in a ...