WAHS Class of ’66

The WAHS Class of 1966 will hold a 70th Birthday Bash on June 29. This celebration will be at the Conewango Club at the corner of Market St. and 2nd Avenue in Warren beginning at 5 p.m.

Dress will be casual (no t-shirts and jeans, please). Hors d’oeuvres and birthday cake will be served. There is a cash bar.

There is no charge to classmates and spouses, but donations to the class treasury will be accepted.

RSVP by calling (814) 706-8961/8958; respond on the class Facebook page; or send email to

WAHS Class of ’73

The Warren Area High School Class of 1973 has scheduled its 45th class reunion for July 6 at the Eagles Club. The class has not been able to reach many of its classmates. If you know the address of any of the following, contact Judy Froman at (814) 723-6157. Also, if your name is not listed, but you did not get an invitation, contact her.

Missing classmates: Avis Anderson, Jane Barclay Veleker, William Barhight, Ronald Brown, Steven Clinton, Wendi Grosch Crossley, James Cunningham, Rose Defabio, Gloria Dingeldein, Doreen Franklin-Holtz Downey, Mary Bean Hagberg, John Haight, Rodney Hillyard, Michael Hixson, Lynn Hodas Pierotti, Barbara Hollister Walters, Douglas Hulings, Henry Luker, Joyce Maney, Allen McDannel, Robert Mintzer, Frank Mitchell, Cynthia Olson Moore, Kimio Nelson, Rodney Peterson, Burton Russell, Sally Schweitzer Valentine, Barbara Sears Bures, Joan Sedon Christianson, Randy Silvis, Dave Slater, Sally Smith Zawacki, James Retterer, Kevin Youngquist, Robert Whipple, James William, Merton Wood.

Bridge results

Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Audrey Cable came in first and Bill Massa was second.

At the Woman’s Club Thursday afternoon, Connie Lucia and Connie Michell were first and second. Connie Michell placed first Thursday evening at the library and Lou Ann Lauger was second.

YHS alumni luncheon

Youngsville High School has a summer tradition of a family reunion-style get-together for all Youngsville High School alumni and guests who graduated at least 50 years ago.

This year, the YHS class of 1966 are the hosts. The YHS class of 1967 are the honored guests. Mark July 10, 2018, on your calendars to attend this event. We ask that you bring a dish to share.

Beverages, sandwich fixings, plates and silverware are provided. The party starts at noon at the Youngsville Fire Hall.

For more information, call (814) 730-2385.

Caregivers’ Support Group meeting

The Thursday afternoon meeting of the Caregivers’ Support Group will be held at 5 p.m. on June 7 at the Grace United Methodist Church, 501 PA Ave. E., Warren.

Enter via the front doors of the church facing PA. Ave.

The Support Group meetings are open to any caregivers in the area, as well as those interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and programs/services offered locally.

A time for sharing of concerns will be included. You may bring a snack and/or beverage, if desired. Topics for upcoming meetings will be discussed and information is now available for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease to be held on Saturday, September 29, at Betts Park.

For more information about the meetings or new programs, call Karen at 723-9440 or Linda at 726-1199.

St. Joe’s rummage sale

From June 14-16, St. Joseph Church and School will hold its Annual Rummage Sale — from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. It is $1 a bag day on Saturday.

All proceeds benefits St. Joseph Catholic School.

Halls Of Ivy

Morgan L. Hoffman has been selected to receive the John O. Hanna Scholarship Award from the Northwest Bancshares, Inc. Charitable Foundation in the amount of $2,000.

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist the children of employees of Northwest Bank and its affiliates in furthering their education.

Of 135 students, 37 were selected to receive awards from the 2018-2019 academic school year.

Polka Sunday

The Slovenian Polka Boosters will meet from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at Wildwoods, with the Skovenski Band, Avonkore, Pa., performing.

There will be music for all types of dancing, and the public is invited.

For information, contact John or Pat Moore at 837-9218.


Photo submitted to Times Observer

The Warren Elk’s Lodge No. 223 recently awarded its William Falconer Henry Fund Scholarship to Adam Irwin for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic school year. The scholarship is a four-year award and is administered through the Community Foundation of Warren County. Adam is a senior at Warren Area High School and will attend St. Bonaventure University this fall, majoring in Cyber Security. From left are Mike Papalia, Elk’s Scholarship Committee Chairman, Adam Irwin, and Richard Fisher, Exalted Ruler of Warren Elk’s Lodge No. 223.