Photo submitted to Times Observer On Sunday, June 3, Holy Redeemer’s 2018 graduates were honored at a mass. Seniors attending were, from left, in front, Hayley Corbin, Destiny Wynn, Lydia Tomassoni and Lindsey Okruch and, in back, Rylan Fitzgerald, Christopher White, Owen Balas and Mitchell Hoffman. Deacon Ray Wiehagen, far left, and Pastor Jim Gutting, far right, are seen as well with Deacon Joe Lucia absent at the time of the picture.

MS group cancelled

The Warren Multiple Sclerosis Support group meeting for June is cancelled. Anyone who needs support or more information is encouraged to contact the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at 1-800-344-4867.

Outdoor Club

On Saturday, June 9, the Allegheny Outdoor Club (AOC) will hike a 10-mile splash hike in Chautauqua Gorge. Participants should bring a lunch, water, and water shoes and meet at the Jamestown Park & Ride at Rte. 60 and Exit 12 at 8:30 a.m. Note: If it rains this hike will be cancelled. For more information call Dennis Anderson at (716) 969-9772.

On Sunday, June 10, the AOC will hike the Toms Run Trail at Hearts Content. This approximately four-mile hike is rated easy to moderate. Participants will meet at Musante Street in Warren at 1:30 p.m. For more information call John Young at (814) 730-2915.

Photo submitted to Times Observer Holy Redeemer and St. Anthony of Padua 2018 graduates received awards at a breakfast reception following a mass in their honor. They received awards from the parish to acknowledge the service they performed at Holy Redeemer Church and St. Anthony’s throughout their years in school. From left are Owen Balas, Rylan Fitzgerald, Christopher White, Destiny Wynn and Mitchell Hoffman.

On Sunday, June 17, the AOC will kayak in Edinboro Lake. Participants will meet at the public launch at 2:00 p.m. For more information call Debra Young at (814) 730-8388.

On Wednesday, June 20 – June 27, the AOC will drive to Michigan and begin a week-long tent or cabin camping event exploring Mackinaw, Mackinac Island, and the Cheboygan and Petoskey areas via hiking or biking. For more information contact Earl or Linda Ross at (814) 726-3920.

Halls Of Ivy

Thiel College, a liberal arts college in northwest Pennsylvania, has announced that 271 students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester.

A student must attain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale while being enrolled full time to be eligible for the Dean’s List at the College. Students from Warren County on the Dean’s List appear below (the final number denotes the number of times a student has appeared on the Dean’s List):

Photos submitted to Times Observer Recent lottery winner Bryan Lake has donated $3,000 to the Friends of Rouse in honor of volunteers Peggy Techonchuk, Aggie Polley, Karen Braley, Ed Braley and Rouse Chaplain Marcus Briggs. From left are Peggy, Aggie, Bryan, Friends President Denise Cederquist, Karen and Ed. All donations to the Friends are used to directly benefit the residents, clients and children served by the Rouse Estate.

Jacob Scott Marino, Sr., Pittsfield, 6; Madalyn S. Harding, Sr., Warren, 5; Alexander P. Streich, Jr., Warren, 6; Tanner A. Teconchuk, Sr., Warren, 1.

WCCS Honor Roll

Here are the Warren County Christian School students who earned honor marks during the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 school year:

Merit List (3.0-3.49): 2nd Grade: Edward Anderson, Jacee Eastman, Kensley Sheldon; Daniel Smith; 3rd Grade: Andrew Wagner; 5th Grade: Talyn Cain; 6th Grade: Jason Klenck, Elizabeth Phelps; 9th Grade: Justin Bloss, Maliya Cain, Cammie Crouse; 10th Grade: Alan Parmeter; 11th Grade: Hayden Havle, Jared Younger.

Principal’s List (3.5-4.0 GPA):1st Grade: Delaney Cataldo, Elijah Smith; 2nd Grade: Rebecca Anderson; 3rd Grade: Cassidy Cataldo; 8th Grade: Gracia Clark; 10th Grade: Ethan Kerr, Ryan Weidner; 11th Grade: Rachel Beatty, Amelia Crouse, Leah Irvin, Jacob Sorensen; 12th Grade: Rebecca Erdman.

Photo submitted to Times Observer These residents and volunteers work together to make baby blankets which are distributed via the Blankets for Babies program at the Allegheny Community Center. From left, in front, are residents Wanda Spires, Helen Guth, and Jean Hand and, in back, volunteer Carol Sauers, residents Trudy Devore and Dorothy Sutton, volunteer Debra Henry and residents Vera Kellogg and Myrna Lehman.

Audubon Photography Club

“Close up” and “Weather” are the topics for the image review that opens the Audubon Nature Photography Club’s regular meeting on Thursday, June 14, at 6:15 p.m.

You are invited to come and see how participants interpret and portray these subjects. There will also be a show-and-tell time when members can share some of their best pictures.

The featured speaker will be announced at the meeting.

A social time follows the program. First-time visitors are welcome to participate free of charge.

Photo submitted to Times Observer The Audubon Nature Photography Club invites you to participate in its meeting at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, June 14. Amelia Kloecker’s “Stone Tower Allegany State Park at 4 a.m.” was one of the beautiful long exposure pictures shared at the May meeting.

The annual membership is $30. Among the benefits of membership are discounts on photography classes, field trips, and the right to show photos at Club exhibits.

The Jamestown Audubon Nature Photography Club meets at the Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren.

For more information, contact Audubon Nature Photography Club President Cathy Abers-Kimball at (716) 664-3707 daytime or, or Vice President David Engstom at (814) 688-6474 or

You can also visit the Club blog or the Facebook page,