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Busy weekend in Warren County

It's going to be a busy weekend in Warren County with Cornfest in Youngsville, the Kinzua Heritage Festival in Russell, and the opening of the first section of mountain bike trails at Jakes Rocks recreation area.At 10 a.m. Friday, the Kinzua Heritage Festival will kick off at the festival ...

Grazing No-Till and Cover Crop Workshop planned in Tionesta

Penn Soil Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council announced that it will co-sponsor a soil health field day in Forest County on August 30. Penn State University and USDA NRCS plant and soil scientists will lead the workshop, at Wilson Land and Cattle Company. The event is ...

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ACA winnersThe Allegheny Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the winners for the Aug page of the ACA/WCCBI "Warren County Wonders" calendar. We again had 8 photographers submit photos. Our judges again were challenged and voting was tight. The Aug winner was Monica Garami for "Let's Go." ...

Pomona Grange holds election of officers at reent meeting

Miranda Irons, Master, presided over the recent meeting of Warren-Forest Pomona Grange.Chaplain Deanna Hollabaugh shared a poem written by her husband, John, entitled "Cleansing Song" for her devotions.Many reports were received concerning PA State Grange Youth Camp & Family Festival ...

‘Clarity’

It's about clarity.Barb Fox's exhibition, titled "Clarity," is in part a statement on her personal journey."The paintings in (this) exhibit," writes Fox in her artist's statement, "explore light, transparency, and reflections; how reality morphs depending on the surroundings and atmosphere." ...

TO DO

The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. Club meetings and closed gatherings are not included. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com.September 10: ...

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WCCS holds open houseThe Warren County Christian School will hold an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 6:30 p.m.Free Family Movie NightThe community is invited to a Free Outdoor Family Movie Night this Friday (August 26) at 8:15 p.m. at the Warren Alliance Church (278 Kinzua Rd). The film will ...

‘I believe in the Y’ is YMCA’s banner campaign sentiment

"I believe in the Y," is something that Kim Slocum, Marketing and Grant Coordinator at the Warren County YMCA, says is a sentiment that their banner campaign is all about letting people express.The idea, she said, was originally to look for ways to provide funds and also give something back to ...

Chapman calls for help with NPL Day

"If you like coming out here," said Jen Moore, Environmental Education Specialist at Chapman State Park, "come out and help us keep it nice."Chapman State Park will take part in National Public Lands Day, an annual cleanup of public beaches, parks, and wild areas on Saturday, September 24 from ...

Warren Y considers families if there happens to be a strike

Whether or not the district's teachers will strike is still in question, but the Warren County YMCA will be ready either way, with a childcare contingency plan aimed at easing the needs of parents in need of childcare if a strike does occur.Said Dannielle Nebinski, childcare coordinator at the ...

Open House at Elk Township Historical Society museums at Scandia Corners

An Open House at the Elk Township Historical Society museums at Scandia Corners will be held on Saturday, September 10, from 1-4 p.m. The school at Scandia Corners honors each of the 12 one-room schools that once dotted the countryside of Elk Township in the 19th and 20th centuries. Some were ...

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Class to lunchThe Warren High School class of 1960 will meet for lunch at Blueberry Golf Course on Wednesday, August 24 at 12:30 p.m.Hill & Dale tripHill & Dale Garden Club will be going to Audubon Society at 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, NY, on August 27, for a Bald Eagle ...

‘I like improv’

Friday's informance of the SLT Academy's improv class was similar to a junior version of the hit show "Who's Line is it Anyway?""It's been interesting to see the development," said instructor Brandon Meeks, a professional actor with 10 years of experience. "Coming in, many were very, very shy. ...

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Class to lunchThe Warren High School class of 1954 will have lunch at Sloppy Duck in Erie on Aug. 25 at 12:30 p.m. Call 723-3655 for reservations.Bridge scoresAt the Allegheny Community Center Tuesday afternoon, Elvira Kays and Donna Harmon placed first and second. Thursday afternoon at the ...

Hill & Dale Club holds July meeting

The Hill & Dale Garden Club held its July 27 meeting by meeting in Sugar Grove and car-pooled to Gi-Gi's restaurant in Corry for a really nice lunch.Eleanor Johnson opened the meeting with prayer by Peg Stino. Minutes of June meeting were read for Secretary, Peg Stino and in absence of ...

Breathing fire

Rouse residents, their families, friends and neighbors had a great time Saturday at the annual Rouse Summer Festival.The sun was shining, there was a gentle breeze and there was extra fun to go around with the medieval theme celebration.Many participants were dressed to the nines in various ...

City playgrounds ‘good’

Another summer, another successful season for the Summer Playground Program in the City of Warren."Everything was good," said Megan Butina, who stepped in as program supervisor for the final weeks of the program after Supervisor Rachel Beach returned to Virginia.This year's program saw 123 ...

Escape to Bull Hill

Civilian Conservation Corps - or CCC - camps have become an element of the regional landscape, slowly fading into the surrounding forest as the abandoned structures and roads are slowly reclaimed by the steady advance of nature.Constructed in 1935, when the CCC program began as one element of ...

County senior center schedule

MarienvilleMACA Building927-6607:Monday: 08/22: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.Wednesday: 08/24: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.Thursday: 08/25: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.EndeavorTownship Building463-7774:Monday: 08/22: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.Tuesday: 08/23: ...

The story of Signe Erickson

Flipping through eBay for local memorabilia often calls up incredible local stories. Such is the case with an eBay auction titled "1945 WW2 Era Miss SA Erickson Teacher Warren PA Member Baptist Foreign." The photograph is a black-and-white headshot with a short, cryptic story typewritten on the ...