Community

Torchlight fund continues to reach new heights

The United Fund torch has been raised higher than ever this year. With the United Fund of Warren County Torchlight Campaign goal again reaching its highest level, the Warren County community was up to the task. Executive Director Lacey Hanson announced that the 94th annual campaign goal of ...

Evening adventures

Even in the coldest of winter, getting outside is a possibility and, for some, a necessity. Curling up inside is appealing, but after a time I must go out and “get the stink out”. And this time of year, it often means at night. Outside adventures at night are a choice made more from ...

Major League Past

Guy Hecker and Sherry Magee are probably the two best baseball players to ever come out of Warren County. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t others from here that made it to the Major Leagues. Here’s a little on each of Warren County’s remaining major leaguers in the ...

A Wilde time

Audiences can expect a truly “Wilde” time during Warren Players’ latest production of “The Importance of Being Earnest.” This comedic treasure, first performed in 1895, is hailed not only as Oscar Wilde’s most enduring play but has also been called the funniest in the English ...

TO DO

The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com. Feb. 16: Valentines and Red Balloons, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., ...

It’s a caterpillabration!

Butterfly breeders claim a Monarch caterpillar can defoliate a one-gallon milkweed plant — consuming 175 to 200 leaves per caterpillar — before transforming to the chrysalis stage. So how much could a famished caterpillar eat in 50 years? That question and more may be posed by ...

DivorceCare Ministry at First Church

DivorceCare helps churches restore broken lives. There aren’t many people around that understand the pain of their separation or divorce. It is the hope, by continuing DivorceCare Ministry at First Church, this will be known as a place where divorced or separated families can get help right ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (2-18): The Center is closed in honor of President’s Day Wednesday (2-20): cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (2-21): crafts at 9:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bingo after lunch Endeavor Township ...

Chair yoga classes at Unitarian Church in Jamestown Feb. 27-March 27

Perhaps you have thought about trying yoga but know you can’t get up and down from the floor. Now you have the opportunity to learn to do real yoga using a chair. On Wednesdays, Feb. 27 to March 27, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher Rachel Tome will teach Chair Yoga ...

Ruff Riders host Stable Wellness

The Sugar Grove Ruff Riders 4H Club met on Feb. 5 at Sugar Grove Mission Covenant Church. The group discussed the new program being offered through 4H about recreational riding and to keep track of your hours spent with your horse. This program will honor members with awards as they complete ...

Hi-Ed transitions to emergency responder training

Warren Forest Higher Education Council is now an approved education provider of the Emergency Care & Safety Institute. As an approved education provider, Hi-Ed is able to offer CPR, First Aid, AED, Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogens, Emergency Medical Responder, as well as several other ...

Briefs…

Church concerts Dove Award Winner, Grammy Nominee, and Gospel Music Hall of Fame Inductee Dallas Holm will perform two free concerts on Sunday, March 10, at churches in Jamestown, N.Y. The concerts will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Koinonia Christian Fellowship, 1427 Peck Settlement Road, ...

Revitalization

Warren County Commissioner Jeff Eggleston has proposed a residential tax abatement program in Warren County. Townships and municipalities in the Warren County Council of Governments (COG) are on board. Now, he’s presenting his case to the school district’s taxing body. There are ...

Commissioners unite on abatement plan

There have been many instances over the last three years where the Warren County Commissioners have been pulling in different directions. Commissioner Jeff Eggleston’s proposed residential tax abatement program will not be one of them. The commissioners discussed the proposal during ...

Music on the Mountain planned for July 26

The hills will come alive with the sounds of music for the fifth year in a row. Sheffield is set to host its annual Music on the Mountains at 7 p.m. July 26 at Sheffield High School. The lineup this year includes returning corps: Spartans, Nashua, N.H.; Legends, Kalamazoo, Mich.; Raiders, ...

Briefs…

Free church concerts The music ministry of Dallas Holm will present two free Christian concerts in Jamestown, N.Y., on Sunday, March 10. A Grammy-nominee, Dove Award winner and Gospel Hall of Fame inductee, Holm will be performing at 10:30 a.m. at Koinonia Christian Fellowship Church, 1427 ...

‘Tis the season for tax forms, assistance

As tax season is ongoing, it’s important to know where you can find local help for your taxes. Tax forms The Warren Public Library is a place to start. Located in the Reference Department on the second floor of the library is a location to obtain tax forms and information. The ...

Briefs…

Indivisible Warren Indivisible Warren PA will hold its bimonthly meeting this Thursday, Feb. 14, at Emanuel Church of Christ (1710 Penna. Ave. East, Warren), from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. For information on Indivisible, see www.indivisibleguide.com. Bridge results Tuesday afternoon ...

RTPI presents Roger Tory Peterson’s Penguins February 8 to May 5

“’Comical’ – ‘Adorable’ – ‘The little fellow in the dress suit,’ et cetera. It is tempting to be anthropomorphic about penguins. Using human comparisons, it is easy to think of them as little clowns, the ridiculous dwarfs that enliven the circus, waddling with baggy pants ...

Audubon announces scholarship opportunities

Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) is accepting applications for students with an interest in wildlife and nature education. The deadline for applying for the 2019 Ryan Exline Memorial Scholarship is Monday, March 18. Since 2003, the education staff of the Nature Center has held an annual ...