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TAWC to cross over into New York State

The Transit Authority of Warren County has announced expanded service into New York state. “Starting October 20, 2019, we will begin transporting to Chautauqua Institute, Bemus Point, Lakewood and Jamestown, New York, with our shared ride program,” Wendy Hollabaugh, TAWC’s executive ...

TCCS students help out the community

Community efforts are ramping up at Tidioute Community Charter School. Students recently assembled a 20-foot entrance ramp to a local residence. For the past year, TCCS industrial arts students had been fabricating ramp parts for Kane Ramp Ministry, according to Office Manager Heather ...

Briefs…

Bridge results Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Audrey Cable was first and Marjorie Polito was second. At the Woman’s Club Thursday afternoon, Connie Lucia and Laurie Curren were first and second. Connie Michell placed first Thursday evening at the library with Marjorie ...

Woman’s Club hears from Eagle Scout on going ‘Green Initiative’

The inaugural program and luncheon meeting of the Woman’s Club of Warren’s 2019-2020 season were held on September 23. The guest speaker was J.D. Shaw, who presented the “Green Initiative,” detailing the many environmentally conscious ways organizations, businesses and individuals can ...

Hill & Dale Garden Club meets in September

Hill & Dale Garden Club met on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Lottsville United Methodist Church. Nineteen members were present with guest speaker Phyllis Wright, retired Warren County Penn State Home Economist. The meeting opened with the pledge of allegiance lead by President Ruth Ann ...

St. Joseph students nuts about acorns

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow. Thanks to fifth- and sixth-grade students at St. Joseph Catholic School, hundreds of mighty oaks will grow on the Allegheny National Forest in a few years. When sixth-grader Lucas Thrift brought a large bag of acorns into Kate Kiser’s science class, ...

‘Positive impact’

It sounded like a loud and raucous pep rally. But it was much more. Sheffield Middle High School’s Homecoming Pep Assembly featured cheerleaders, the band, and enthusiastic applause for sports teams. There was also a group of special visitors. The Jack Brewer Foundation Global Ambassadors ...

Alohomora! A Magic Festival waves its wand in downtown Warren

Wizards and witches of all ages parked their broomsticks and waved their magic wands downtown Warren Friday evening. Despite some raised wands and commands of “Wingardium Leviosa,” no feathers were seen flying about, but magic was in the air. Alohomora! A Magical Festival kicked off in ...

Historical haunt

With Warren’s ghostly reputation and curious population, the Halloween season is a popular one. The historic mansion of the Warren County Historical Society makes for the ideal, spooky environment as it hosts the Haunted House & Horse-Drawn Trolley Tours on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11 ...

Briefs…

Walk In Penns Woods Warren County’s annual Walk In Penn’s Woods will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Hatch Run Conservation Demonstration Area on Hatch Run Road. Warren County Conservation District staff, consulting foresters Dave Trimpey and Dave Miller, and DCNR Service ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Tuesday (10-8): closed Wednesday (10-9): cards and crafts; exercise; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (10-10): cards and crafts; lunch at 11:45 am; 50/50 and bingo after lunch Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday ...

Homecoming Queen

Times Observer photo by Andy Close Warren Area High School senior Grace Wortman was announced as Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Dragons’ football game against General McLane on Friday at War Memorial Field. Wortman (center) is greeted by her mother Jenn and father, Dave, on either ...

Briefs…

Class lunch The Warren High School class of 1951 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Double D’s in Garland. Blood drive Community Blood Bank will hold a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Darling’s Home Care, 220 Liberty St., Warren. Blood ...

Builders’ Day Oct. 28 at Warren County Visitors Center

The Committee of Retired Boilermakers, in cooperation with the Warren County Visitors Bureau, will hold a Builders’ Day gathering at the Visitors Center located at Rt. 6 and 62 just west of Warren, on Monday, Oct. 28. Past workers from the former Pittsburgh - Des Moines Steel Co.’s (PDM) ...

A fair-weather gardener

I am definitely a fair-weather gardener. I do not like composting containers or cutting down perennials in the cold rain or what is worse in spitting snow. With this stretch of nice autumn weather coming up it is time, fellow gardeners, to start the process of putting our lovely gardens to bed ...

Wilder Museum featuring Mary Grishaver collection as season closes Saturday

The Wilder Museum of Warren County History will be closing for the season on Saturday. The museum will be open Friday, Oct. 4, and Saturday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 5 p.m. Warren County Historical Society Intern Greg Cross has been cataloging and indexing the Mary Grishaver collection, of which, ...

Briefs…

Allegheny Outdoor Club On October 6, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will kayak at the Nebraska bridge, near Tionesta. Members will meet at Betts Park at 1 p.m. Gary Lester is the leader. He can be reached at (814) 757-8849 for any questions. Another activity is the Walk-in Penns Woods hosted by ...

Monthly evening meeting in 2020

The Warren County Commissioners will hold monthly evening meetings in 2020. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin said that he heard a desire in town hall meetings for an “occasional evening meeting” that would allow “the public that works during the day to have the option of ...