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Wooden cutouts still a Christmas tradition

Charlie Brown. Oscar the Grouch. Big Bird. 101 Dalmatians. Cookie Monster. Anyone who lived in Warren from around the mid-1970’s forward knows that one of the Christmas staples in Warren were the wooden cutouts that would appear on the lawn of a home at the corner of East Fifth ...

The season of giving

The generosity of the Sheffield community has come alive at the Sheffield Area Food Pantry. The food pantry committee and volunteers celebrated the opening of the new 18 Leather Street location recently with an open house. The food pantry serves an average of 100 families of various sizes ...

‘Blazing’ scholars honored at Beaty

Dragons are blazing at Beaty-Warren Middle School. During the Blazing Dragon Award event Friday morning, school officials recognized sixth-graders for academic achievements during the first grading period. Family members were invited to celebrate with their students. Each student was called ...

Local flavor

Several Warren-area students will be performing in Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet’s annual production of The Nutcracker. Performances are on Friday, December 15, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, December 16, at 2 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center For the Arts in Jamestown, N.Y. All the students ...

Briefs…

Halls Of Ivy Hillary Analesa Anderson, a 2010 graduate of Warren Area High School, was admitted to the Virginia State Bar on Wednesday. Anderson, daughter of John and Kris Anderson of Scandia and Diana and Eric Paddock of Gordonsville, Va., received her Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse ...

Experienced

The attorney’s room off the of the Main Courtroom at the Warren County Courthouse is named for Earl Hanley Beshlin. In addition to his campaign flier from the 1918 election – an unsuccessful bid contested just one year after he won a special election to serve in congress – a 1970 ...

Leaders honored at Rotary 4-H Achievement Night

The 55th Annual Rotary 4-H Achievement Night was held Thursday, Nov. 9. Warren County 4-H and the Rotary Club of Warren honored several leaders for completing milestones in their 4-H volunteer career. First-year leaders include Susan Estes and Jennifer Slack, both of Warren, and Brian and ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 12/11: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday: 12/13: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 12/14: cards, games, Christmas lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 12/12: cards, games, ...

Be safe out there

I like to hike on Sundays, but on this first Sunday of December, I will not hike. I stare out the kitchen window while my second cup of coffee drips through. It is a cloudless day with the subtle brightness of late fall. Lanky shadows, disproportionately long, crisscross the lawn. A diligent ...

Christmas is Coming

Christmas is Coming and Christmas Makes Me Sing... ... were two of the selections performed during the St. Joseph Catholic School Christmas Concert on Wednesday. In addition to the singing by each class from pre-school through fifth grade, the school choir, and the whole student body, some ...

4-H’ers compete at PA State Horse Show

The 58th annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show held October 27-29 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg was a successful show for Warren County 4-H members. More than 700 youth from over 55 counties participated in 73 performance classes throughout the weekend. ...

New board members welcomed by Doula Program

The Labor of Love Doula Program has welcomed new board members. Alexandria James, Panama, N.Y., works as a customer development manager; Lucinda Ann Marsh, of Sugar Grove, owns and is a chiropractor at Marsh Chiropractic; Hiral Patel, Warren, owns and is a chiropractor at Warren Family ...

A bunch of WACKOs — in a non-traditional marching band

Warren’s annual Christmas Parade features all of the normal parade units — floats, marching bands, dancers, emergency vehicles, men riding tiny tricycles, and oversized balloons. For the past four years, the parade has included a less-traditional unit... WACKO — the Warren Area ...

Brass & complement

Dallas Brass, a seven-member brass ensemble, will be in concert at the Library Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. The group drew a large crowd during an appearance at the theatre nearly a decade ago. Michael Levine, a trombonist and the founder of the group in 1983, looks forward to ...

Stories he could tell…

I think one of the most enjoyable parts of writing the stories that run in the Diversions section is the simple fact that you never know where the stories are going to come from. Early to a court hearing a couple weeks ago, I took a seat in the attorneys room just off the main courtroom at ...

Philomel meets for afternoon of music

Friends and members of the Philomel Club met at the First Lutheran Church of Warren on November 12 for a special afternoon performance. Chairperson Mary Donaldson greeted members and guests and introduced each of the performers. The program began with Carolyn Worley, contralto soloist, ...

WIC donation

Photo submitted to Times Observer The WIC program of Warren County works to safeguard the health of women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care. Hooktown ...

Christian Women’s Club meets

On November 14, at the Patriotic Luncheon of the Warren Christian Women’s Club, Birdie Crandall opened the meeting in prayer, remembering our veterans. The featured guest was Ed Burris, Warren County Veterans Affairs Director, and the speaker was Jill Rager of Jamestown, N.Y. Music was ...

CEO of Warren General Hospital gives an update at Woman’s Club

Warren Woman’s Club welcomed Rick Allen, CEO of Warren General Hospital (WGH), returning after two years for an update to members and their guests at a program on Monday, Nov. 20. Allen was pleased to tell of the 2017 designation of WGH as one of the top 100 rural hospitals in the nation. ...

TCCS donation

Photo submitted to Times Observer In association with the Tidioute Community Charter School, the Tidioute Angel Program is available to help students in need with necessities throughout the school year, including items such as clothing, school supplies, shoes, and more. Hooktown Holidays ...