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‘Spend time with your family’

“Pay attention to your kids.” That’s what Dorothy Hartigan said she’s found to be the most important lesson she’s learned in life. Dorothy ought to know. She’s got nine children. And 31 grandchildren. And 64 great-grandchildren. And seven great-great-grandchildren. Born ...

‘Dead & Breakfast’

“It’s just a rollicking good time.” That’s how director Adrianne Hunt describes the Warren Players’ newest production, “Dead and Breakfast.” The play, by Craig Sodaro, is one of three in a set, said Hunt. But all three of the plays stand alone and can be taken one at a time, ...

When The River Raged

Now, I’m not trying to pass any judgment on whether Warren County – and the nation at-large – needed the Kinzua Dam. But in March 1956, inches of rain accompanied by a significant amount of snowmelt left Warren flooded – and isolated – on a historic level. And, for someone who ...

TO DO: Coming events…

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. February 26; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Toddler ...

United Fund passes campaign goal, tops record for total amount raised

The community has come through again. On Thursday, United Fund of Warren County Campaign Co-Chairs Lisa To and George Lilja placed the final heart at the top of the campaign contribution meter at the Warren Post Office. “Once again, the residents of Warren County have rallied to the cause ...

Warren County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 02/19: Center closed for Presidents’ Day Wednesday: 02/21: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 02/22: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 02/20: cards, games, lunch at ...

Briefs…

Class to lunch The Warren High School class of 1954 will meet for lunch at the Eagles Club in Warren on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 12:30. Call (814) 723-3655. ——— The Warren High School Class of 1952 is going to Perkins Restaurant for lunch at noon on Feb. 20. All classmates, spouses and ...

‘Thin’KIN’ Spring Gala March 23 for Kids In Need

The Kids In Need (KIN) Community Fund helps students who are homeless or otherwise need support. An event sponsored by ERIEBANK and the Rouse Estate will help the KIN Fund help children in Warren County School District. The ‘Thin’KIN’ Spring’ Gala will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. ...

Happy 100th

Geraldine Shorts was born on Feb. 12, 1918. Her family, from Sandy Lake, Pa., traveled by horse and buggy, or horse and sleigh in the winter. She moved to Warren in 1940, looking for work. She found it, at Sylvania, from which she retired in 1962. She was also a waitress at the Savoy ...

Saturday’s Women Are Wonderful event continues county tradition

“It’s a tradition.” That’s what Maris Hanby, of Union City, said of Women Are Wonderful. The annual event sponsored by the Jefferson Defrees Family Center (JDFC) and the Zonta Club of Warren celebrated its 17th year this year on Saturday at Jefferson Defrees. Maris and her daughter ...

Bye Bye Birdie cast announced

The 6th annual All-County Musical, “Bye Bye Birdie,” will open on March 15 at the Warren Area High School Auditorium (not Struthers Library Theatre). The show will be directed by Chelsea Burkett. Jen Koebley is the vocal director and Amy O’Donnell is the producer. Abby Waterman will be ...

Region ‘Standing Tall With Cody’

Cody Crandall has been a patient at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y., since mid-November, awaiting a heart transplant. Crandall, a 2013 Jamestown Community College graduate and The Post-Journal sportswriter who suffered viral heart failure last August, is not allowing his medical ...

Bye Bye Birdie cast announced

The sixth annual Al-County Musical, “Bye Bye Birdie,” will open on March 15 at Struthers Library Theatre. The show will be directed by Chelsea Burkett. Jen Koebley is the vocal director and Amy O’Donnell is the producer. Abby Waterman will be the show’s student director. The cast ...

Kiwanis’ annual blood drive April 28 at St. Joseph Educational Center

Kiwanis is preparing again for its annual blood screening. This will be the 40th year for the spring blood screening, which is organized by the Kiwanis Club of Warren with services provided by Warren General Hospital and Associated Clinical Laboratories. “This event is older than me, and ...

Capitol Steps at Struthers Library Theatre

135 years ago, Struthers Library Theatre opened its doors. On Feb. 24, the theatre’s doors will re-open to celebrate 135 years and the completion of major renovations with an 8 p.m. show featuring the political satire troupe, The Capitol Steps. The Capitol Steps is a hilarious political ...

Bygone Era

Writing all of the stories I’ve written in this space, some of my favorites are about buildings that used to be here and aren’t anymore. Many of those things are vestiges of different eras in our history - lumber, oil, railroad. Here’s another one from our archive - the Cornplanter ...

Hi-Ed adds to staff

The Warren Forest Higher Education Council has announced the addition of Tara Mayhew to its staff. Mayhew will be the “new morning instructor for the GED preparation program provided by Northwest Intermediate Unit #5.” The free course is offered from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, Wednesday, ...

4-H Sugar Grove Ruff Riders meet in February

The Sugar Grove Ruff Riders met at Sugar Grove Mission Covenant Church on February 6 for their club meeting. The 4-H Pledge was led by Marissa Gourley. Katie Downs took attendance and read the previous meeting minutes. All members were informed about the upcoming horsemanship clinic on March ...

Woman’s Club hosts Taylor Diversion’s Programs

Debra and Michael Cummings of Taylor Diversion Programs, Inc. (TDP) in Tionesta, were the presenters at the Monday, Feb. 5 Woman’s Club luncheon. Their non-profit organization’s mission statement is “TDP provides supportive prevention and intervention services necessary to optimize ...

Briefs:

Chili Cook-Off The Third Annual Chili Cook Off for Relay for Life will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Saturday, Feb. 10, at North Warren Fire Hall. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12 which includes 10 tickets that can be exchanged for chili samples from any of ...