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Russell-Akeley Life

As early as 1730, efforts were being made to develop what is now northwestern Pennsylvania. Prior to becoming the second President of the United States, John Adams served as an Ambassador to England, France, the Netherlands and Russia. Part of his duties as Ambassador was to promote investment ...

Briefs…

Halls Of Ivy Joseph Wiler of Youngsville was recently inducted in to the Tau Sigma National Honor Society at Liberty University in Lynchburg Virginia. Students that are accepted must be a full time transfer student that has achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Joseph is a 1988 graduate of ...

Kick-off show

Yankee Bush Productions’ first show of the 2017 season will be Hollywood Nights’ Ultimate Live Tribute to Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, performing at the Struthers Library Theatre, 302 W. Third Ave., Warren, on Saturday, April 21, at 8 p.m. If you missed seeing the original Bob ...

Into the trenches… then ‘Over the Top’

The train was full of draftees from Erie and other towns along the line when it arrived here to pick up the men of the third Selective Contingent, including Marshall Larsen. “All of the men were provided with meal tickets to secure their dinner and supper along the route and the ...

Warren County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 04/23: game day, 10 a.m., cards, lunch at 11:45 a.m., bingo Wednesday: 04/25: cards, exercise, 11:30 a.m., lunch at 11:45 a.m., bingo Thursday: 04/26: Advisory meeting, 11:30 a.m., cards, lunch at 11:45 a.m., ...

Local citizens join hundreds to rally to end gerrymandering

Six Warren County citizens were among more than 800 concerned Pennsylvanians who rallied in Harrisburg on April 16 to call for a permanent solution to the extreme partisan gerrymandering that has seeded political gridlock and apathy for decades. It recently put the state in the national ...

This year’s National Day of Prayer scheduled for May 3

This year’s National Day of Prayer will be held Thursday, May 3. “On this day, people of faith will gather around the nation to pray for America,” said Rev. Dorothy Hilliard, the Warren area coordinator for the event. This year’s theme is “Wake Up America,” said Hilliard. The ...

Silver Winds Flute Choir to present concert

The Silver Winds Flute Choir in collaboration with DemBones, a trombone ensemble, presents a free concert, ON THE MOVE: trains, planes, automobiles and more, Sunday, April 29, 2018. The concert is scheduled for 4 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 109 W 3rd Street, Warren PA. This ...

Rummage sale

Four Youngsville organizations are teaming up on a fund-raising rummage sale. The Rouse Home and St. Luke, Saron Lutheran, and Irvine Presbyterian churches will participate with varying hours from Thursday, May 3 through Saturday, May 5. The sales generally feature clothing, toys, home ...

Running for a cause

“Running became such an important part of Jess’ life so quickly that I knew it was a great way to honor her memory, while including so many people that had become close to her over the years.” Jessica Salapek took her own life at the age of 34 on Nov. 28 of last year. She was an art ...

Warren Lions Club assisting with formation of Youngsville Lions Club

The Warren Lions Club is assisting Youngsville community members in starting a Youngsville Lions Club, and will be holding an informative talk this week for any who may be interested in Lions Club involvement. The presentation will be held in the new wine tasting room at Huey’s Place!, 12 ...

‘Maintenance drugs’ remain hot-button issue in recovery

This is the second in a periodical series of recovery options in Warren County. No recovery program is one size fits all, and no one uses only one method to successfully recover. Successful recovery from addiction requires wise choices in resources, and the ability to share information between ...

Experience, Inc.

Experience, Inc., has been serving area seniors for 50 years. Established on April 1, 1968, Experience Inc., now Warren’s Area Agency on Aging, began as a nonprofit agency before becoming the AAA for our region, said Executive Director Danell Sowers. The mission though, she said, has always ...

Local Self-Help Meetings:

Alcoholics Anonymous Call 866-839-3401 Sunday Warren • Unity Group (O-SPK-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 8 p.m. Monday Warren. • Monday-Wednesday-Friday (O-D-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Center, 207 Second Ave., noon. • K.I.S.S. Group (O-D-HA), ...

Spring salamander migrations

When most people think of spring they usually think of spring flowers appearing and birds flying back from their winter vacations. Sure, flowers and birds are sure signs that spring is on its way, but do you know what always tells me spring is here? Salamanders. Growing up I spent my summers ...

A Fond Farewell

The Selective Service Act passed on May 18, 1917, and all men age 21 to 30 were required to register with local draft boards. As the war continued, the age for registration went up to 45. Overall, 24,234,021 men registered for the draft, and inductees comprised 66 percent of those who ...

Conservation camp dates

It is time once again to announce the Warren County Conservation District’s summer camp schedule. Youth Conservation Camp (YCC) is a 12-hour day camp running from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on June 19 through 21 for students in grades 7 through 9. “This camp focuses on the philosophy of Learning ...

Warren County senior center schedule

ACC, 42 Clark St., 723-3237: Monday (04-16): Coffee, pool, hand & foot, 9:30 a.m.; blood pressure, 10:30 a.m.; Bistro salads, 12-1 p.m.; Scrabble Challenge, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, cards, 1 p.m. Tuesday (04-17): Painters meet at ACC, 9 a.m.; Bible study, 10:00 a.m.; Healthy Steps in ...

Youngsville’s Rt. 6 plans discussed

On Tuesday, April 3, Terri Dennison, Executive Director from the PA Route 6 Alliance, received an update on Youngsville’s Heritage Community activities. The Revitalization of Youngsville Association met at the Holmberg Hair Salon to discuss Youngsville’s biggest 2017 achievements. The ...