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Ghosts and ghouls…

It’s that time of the year again. And for Sheffield’s Ken Sheldon, it means another year’s worth of building and buying everything from a mad scientist’s laboratory to a spine-chilling nursery. All so he can, for the last five days in October, scare, scare, and scare some ...

Honus returns

1895 wasn’t the only time that Honus Wagner was in Warren. Over 40 years after starting his career during the summer of 1895 in several small midwestern cities – Warren included – he returned as a legend of the Major Leagues. And it was big news in Warren. “Honus Wagner, baseball ...

If you just can’t wait until October 31…

If you can’t wait for October 31 to trick-or-treat, there are a couple of opportunities to get at it early. Saturday, Oct. 21 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Warren Mall, the Achievement Center along with ten local businesses and organizations will host its annual Trail of Treats. Halloween ...

WAHS Homecoming Queen

Times Observer photo by Andy Close Kelsey Fadale, left, celebrates being crowned Warren Area High School’s Homecoming Queen Friday night at halftime of the Homecoming football game against Oil City at War Memorial Field.

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 10/23: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday: 10/25: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 10/26: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 10/24: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 ...

Red Kettle kick-off event set for Nov. 2

The Red Kettles don’t fill up as much as they once did. But the Salvation Army is hoping to generate some enthusiasm and make up some of the gap by holding a kickoff event. Over time, the Salvation Army’s iconic Red Kettles have been receiving less in donations, according to Warren ...

Timbersports highlight 12th Johnny Appleseed Festival

The annual Johnny Appleseed Festival celebrated their 12th year this past weekend in Sheffield, Pennsylvania. There are many aspects of the festival that draw people domestically and internationally to make the trip into the valley known as the Heart of the Allegheny National Forest. But none ...

Honus in Warren

Second part in a series on Honus Wagner’s rookie year, which included a stint in Warren. Wagner asked for $65 a month to initially play in Warren. “That was too steep for Warren and Wagner moved on to the Adrian Demons of the Michigan State League at $50 a month.” The Daily ...

… And Girls

Boy Scouts — it’s not just for boys anymore. On Wednesday, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved welcoming girls into the Cub Scout program and developing programming for girls through the organization’s highest rank — Eagle Scout. “Starting in 2018, ...

Haunted trolley tour returns

Under cloudy skies, on Friday the 13th, groups of the curious took half-hour tours Friday into the unlucky history of downtown Warren. Warren County Historical Society’s annual Haunted House and Trolley Tour kicked off Friday night. The horse-drawn trolley made six tours Friday, each ...

Meeting needs

The Warren-Forest Eldercare Council invites you to attend this year’s 2017 Senior Expo on Friday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This annual event will again be held at the Transit Authority of Warren County, located at 42 Clark Street, which is also the home of the Allegheny ...

Briefs…

Pleasant leaf pick-up The Pleasant Township supervisors have announced its road crew will begin leaf pick in the established designated areas the week of October 16 and will continue through November 22, contingent on the weather. This serves as a reminder that leaf burning is prohibited ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 10/16: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday: 10/18: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 10/19: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 10/17: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 ...

Boot drive set for today in Warren

Firefighters will be at work in downtown Warren all day today. But they won’t be putting out fires. They’ll be meeting needs in the community. According to Andy Moore, president of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1835, on- and off-duty City of Warren firefighters as ...

Haunted house and trolley tours at WCHS

The Warren County Historical Society’s annual Haunted House and Horse-Drawn Trolley Tours are Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13 and 14, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Test your courage in the haunted halls of history as you attempt to make your way through the spine-chilling quarters of the Warren County ...

Blessing of the animals

Dogs, cats, and even hermit crabs gathered outside St. Joseph Catholic School last week. In honor of the Feast Day of St. Thomas of Assisi, Fr. Rick Tomasone conducted a blessing of the animals at the end of the school day. There were dozens of dogs, a handful of cats — some in carriers ...

‘Design for Life’ luncheon hosted by Christian Women

Tuesday, Sept. 12, was the “Design for Life” luncheon, hosted by the Warren Christian Women. The decorations took on the design of apples for the resource table, and prayer favors were miniature red apples. Karen Zurkan said the prayer as the meeting opened. Speaker, Sue Balsnger of ...

Kanoagoa Daughters hold September meeting

Kanoagoa Chapter Daughters of the American Colonists held their September meeting at Cable Hollow Golf Club. Peg Bermudez opened with devotions about lighthouses and that we should all spread our light. After prayer a lunch was enjoyed by all present. Vice Regent Nancy Rossman opened the ...

Warren Kiwanis hold annual officer installation luncheon

Each October, the Kiwanis Club of Warren installs new officers. But that’s not all they do at the officer installation luncheon, said Rocco DelPrince, who joined Kiwanis of Warren last year. The annual luncheon is “also an opportunity to reflect on our service projects from the previous ...

Book sale set for Oct. 19-21

The annual Friends of Warren Public Library Book Sale will have a new look this year. In addition to the books available for $1 on Thursday, Oct. 19, two for a dollar on Friday, Oct. 20, and $1 per bag on Saturday, Oct. 21, there will be some items with higher price tags. “We’re going ...