Community

Stronger than a tornado

Not even a tornado can rip apart the strength of the Warren County community. The citizens have come together and efforts are underway to clean up Warren County in the wake of the EF-2 tornado that ripped through the county Sunday evening. The county commissioners took the initiative in ...

Hunter Reiff first to represent Mercyhurst Equestrian Team at nationals

When Hunter Reiff was 3 and riding ponies in her tutu and tiara never did she imagine that one day she’d be heading to nationals as a member of the Mercyhurst University Equestrian Team. The Warren native is the first member of the team to qualify for the National Competition of the ...

Briefs…

Crime Stoppers meeting The monthly meeting of the Warren County Crime Stoppers will be held at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the Warren County Courthouse. Members should use the Fourth Ave. entrance to access the building. The meeting is in the upstairs jury room. Bridge results Tuesday ...

Briefs…

Crime Stoppers meeting The monthly meeting of the Warren County Crime Stoppers will be held at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the Warren County Courthouse. Members should use the Fourth Ave. entrance to access the building. The meeting is in the upstairs jury room. Bridge results Tuesday ...

Let’s Go Retro

Like Fashion? Curious about fashions of days gone by? If you answered “YES,” then we want to see you at LET’S GO RETRO, the Woman’s Club of Warren’s 2019 Spring Fashion Show—at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at 310 Market Street in Warren. This event is open to the public though ...

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Easter services Holy Week at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 306 Conewango Ave, Warren Palm Sunday, April 14, 10:45 a.m. — Holy Communion Worship Service; Maunday Thursday, April 18, 6:30 p.m. — “Dinner with Jesus” at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 200 Pleasant Dr., Warren; Good ...

Daddy-daughter date

Men decked out in snazzy attire and young girls all dolled up in their best dresses, and even some princess gowns, lined up outside the Warren Area Student Union on Friday evening for a first-ever event. Once inside, the attire didn’t matter. The lights were flickering and everyone had on ...

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. April 13: Warren County Collection Event, Recycleathon, 9 a.m. to ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (4-15): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (4-17): cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (4-18): crafts at 9:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bingo after lunch Endeavor Township ...

United Fund’s 94th Torchlight campaign celebrated at appreciation luncheon

The United Fund of Warren County thanked those who helped reach the most recent campaign goal with a meal and some awards last week. An appreciation luncheon was held in recognition of the successful completion of the 94th campaign. The campaign goal was $675,000. That amount was exceeded by ...

High-flyers

Third- and fourth-graders at Warren Area Elementary Center are the pilots for a high-flying project. They’re learning. They’re succeeding. They’re gaining confidence. And they’re having fun. The Warren County School District school board approved a pilot STEM (science, technology, ...

CBB plans blood drives with a chance to win

Community Blood Bank is running short on universal donor (O-negative) blood and will be giving away tickets to ride. The blood bank will hold two blood drives next week — from noon to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at Holy Redeemer Center, Russell Street, Warren, and from noon to 5 p.m. ...

Good eggs

An egg-citing event that promises eggs-ercise for everyone will be held for the first time this year just in time to celebrate Easter. The Lacy Park “Egg”cellent Easter “Shell”ebration will take place at Lacy Park on Saturday, April 20 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., with an Egg Hunt ...

Hill & Dale club meets in March

The first meeting of the 2019 year of the Hill & Dale Garden Club was held March 27 at New Beginnings in Sugar Grove. President Ruth Ann DeVore welcomed everyone, including a guest and our new member, Annie Clement. After the Pledge of Allegiance, Peg read the devotions. Peg also had a ...

How to start an apple orchard, Saturday, April 6, at Audubon

Audubon Community Nature Center is presenting a second workshop on apples and orchards on Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to noon. “Starting from Scratch” will cover what you need to know before you ever plant a tree. Starting an apple grove is much different than inheriting one. In ...

106 years young

Katherine Ann Pesko has always had a zest for life and a great sense of humor, according to her niece, Shelly Laurie. In her younger days, Pesko also loved sports cars, and she was known to have a bit of a lead foot when she drove them. “Kay has always been a competitive, strong-willed, ...

Warren Players announces cast of Little Women

Warren Players has announced the cast of “Little Women,” the third production of its 88th season. Show dates are May 2, 3 and 4 at 7 p.m.; and May 5 at 2 p.m. at the historic Struthers Library Theatre. A musical adaptation of the classic and beloved novel, “Little Women” brings to ...

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Christian women luncheon Village Missions Country Partners, formerly Warren Christian Women, will hold its April “Spring Season of Rebirth” luncheon on Tuesday, April 9, at the Allegheny Community Center, 42 Clark St., Warren, from noon to 2 p.m. The featured guest will be Lorri Drumm ...

What once was…

So far, we’ve written about the names of places that you know. Places that still exist. But there are many more that no longer exist. In many instances, those towns/crossroads/communes present far more interesting stories than the places we know today. Like Alcuin — named after an ...

Antiques Study Club learns about antique milk bottles and local dairy history

The Antique Study Club met on March 25 at the Woman’s Club of Warren for its monthly meeting. After a brief meeting conducted by President Crissi Winans, the club members heard a talk by Jim Ostergard about highly-collectible milk bottles and local old-time dairies. Ostergard talked about ...