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County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Tuesday (12-10): Center closed the second Tuesday of each month. Wednesday (12-11): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am; Bingo after Lunch; Blood Pressures 1st Wed of the Month Thursday (12-12): Cards and Crafts; Lunch at 11:45 am; 50/50 ...

Hello, Christmas: Parade opens festive season

It was lovely weather for a parade together with the community. The annual Times Observer/WCCBI Downtown Warren Christmas Walk and Parade had it all — the good, the bad, and the WACKO. Santa Claus made his traditional pre-Christmas appearance to participate in the parade — riding a log ...

Sensory Santa Party Dec. 14

Do you wish your family could attend holiday events where everyone understands it may be tough for your child to take in a new environment? Events where they are not only accepting but supportive in modifying activities for your child to enjoy? Have you wished all of your kids could ...

Briefs…

Class lunch The Warren High School Class of 1955 will meet at Applebee’s at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11. Polka Sunday The Slovenian Polka Boosters will meet from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Wildwoods in St. Marys, with Bill Bevec, of Warren, Ohio, performing. There will be music for ...

TCCS students hoping to fill empty bowls for others

Students at Tidioute Community Charter School have come up with a unique — and artsy — way to raise funds for those in need in their community. “Tidioute Community Charter School art students made ceramic bowls — “empty bowls” — and TCCS graphic art students created a cookbook ...

Christmas parade lineup

The annual Times Observer/WCCBI Christmas Walk and Parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the intersection of Market Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, proceeding down Pennsylvania to Hickory Street. The parade lineup will be: ¯ John Gertsch Memorial Color Guard; ¯ Grand ...

Holiday Hot Meals sets a new record

Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, along with its partner churches First Lutheran, First Presbyterian, First Methodist, and Trinity’s sister congregation St. Francis of Assisi in Youngsville, set a new bar for its Holiday Hot Meals Ministry on Thanksgiving Day. A record 361 meals went out ...

Briefs…

Craft show The Holiday Extravaganza craft show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Days Inn of Warren. Santa will make an appearance from noon to 2 p.m. and the Enchanted Fairytale Troupe will also be in attendance. Profits from a fund-raiser will benefit Toys for Tots ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Tuesday (12-3): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am, Bingo after Lunch Wednesday (12-4): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am; Bingo after Lunch; Blood Pressures 1st Wed of the Month Thursday (12-5): Cards and Crafts; Lunch at ...

Schorman Center hosts final ‘Going Solo’ grief workshop

A group of women gathered at the Allegheny Community Center this week to learn about ways they can fill the hole left when they lose their “significant other.” Tuesday was the final of four free workshops sponsored by the Schorman Center, Hospice of Warren County in a series called ...

Warren County well represented at Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show

The 60th annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show held October 25 to 27 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg was a successful show for Warren County 4-H members. The state show is the final competition of the year for 4-H horse members enrolled in performance ...

Giving thanks with ‘A Christmas Spectacular’

The fourth annual “A Christmas Spectacular” will hit the stage this coming Thanksgiving weekend. Molly Dies’ Dance Express Company will perform a “hometown, high-kicking, heart-warming Warren Christmas tradition” at the Struthers Library Theatre on November 29 and 30, and December ...

Briefs…

Craft fair A craft fair will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lander United Methodist Church, 5582 Route 957, Russell. Crafters and vendors will be on site. Food will be available for purchase. Class breakfast The men of the Warren High School class of 1951 ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Tuesday (11-26): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am, Bingo after Lunch Wednesday (11-27): Cards and Crafts; Exercise; Lunch at 11:45 am; Bingo after Lunch; Blood Pressures 1st Wed of the Month Thursday (11-28): Closed for the Thanksgiving ...

Benefit for Sheffield woman Saturday

A benefit for Brenda Hahn-Rockwell will be held from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at St. Michael’s Pavilion, Toll Gate Road, Sheffield. Brenda was diagnosed with scleroderma in 2009. Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic disease generally classified as one of the autoimmune ...

Operation Christmas Child prepares to ship presents

Operation Christmas Child is getting close to sending its shoeboxes filled with love and items for children all over the world. Operation Christmas Child, a program of Samaritan’s Purse, collects and ships boxes of gifts. “We take in shoeboxes filled with gifts for children, many of ...

8,234 POUNDS of food donated

Warren County School District (WCSD) students are the ultimate winners in this year’s business-to-business challenge. The challenge partners this year included The Rouse Home, Times Observer, and Second Harvest Food Bank. Between the three, they got a total of 17 area businesses on board to ...

Briefs…

WCCS Honor students Here are the Warren County Christian School Honor students for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 school year: Principal's List (3.5-4.0 out of 4.0): 6thGrade: Jolene Gouak; 11th Grade: Cammie Crouse. Merit List (3.0-3.49 out of 4.0): 2ndGrade: Joshua Chamberlain; 4th ...

‘A great relationship’

BE inspired. BE involved. BE invested. BEi. Bollinger Enterprises recently celebrated its accomplishments and kicked off a capital campaign. BEi Executive Director Dr. William Clark announced the “three-year capital campaign to help us better serve adults with disabilities and their ...

County events focus on hunger & homeless

There will be three events in conjunction with 2019 Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The Kids In Need (KIN) Fund is Warren County School District’s primary shield against homelessness and hunger among students. In the 2018-2019 school year, 135 students and family members ...