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Loleta Campground water The public water system for the Loleta Recreation Area (campground and day use area) in the Allegheny National Forest is currently non-operational due to issues with the distribution lines. These issues were recently discovered during the annual seasonal start-up for ...

On display

The All County Art Show, featuring high school art students’ work, is on display at the Wetmore Gallery in the Warren Public Library. On Tuesday, May 7, a reception was held showcasing the artwork. Treats were served and the winner of the Best of Show award, Giana Zandi, was present. ...

Help Audubon name the turtle

Audubon Community Nature Center needs a name for the huge concrete turtle that lives near its outdoor Nature Play Area. The 12-foot long creature weighs about 1500 pounds. It was given to Audubon last fall by its creator, Mike Whitmire of Whitmire Outdoor Living in Starbrick. “Children ...

Delta Kappa Gamma welcomes state prez

Delta Kappa Gamma Society members from Warren County and McKean County Chapters welcomed the Pennsylvania Delta Kappa Gamma State President, Barbara L. Gasperin at a Saturday morning brunch held at the First Baptist Church in Kane. Delta Kappa Gamma promotes the professional and personal growth ...

Warren Area High School 2019 Prom Court

Photo submitted to Times Observer The Warren Area High School 2019 Prom Court of 2019 includes, from left, in front, Ceci Citro, Jayda Shick, Timber Housler, Abby Arnold, and Rebecca Thayer; and, in back, Jake Funari, Colin Blair, Kyle Adams, Stephen Ashbaugh, and Joey Sidon. The Warren Area ...

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Military share distribution Second Harvest Food Bank will host a Military Share distribution at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at the Veterans Clinic at the Farm Colony in North Warren. Military Share provides nutritious food for qualifying veterans. “In northwest Pennsylvania, one in four ...

Dance Express brings home hardware

Molly Dies’ Dance Express Company returned home with another very successful dance competition weekend. Legacy Dance Challenge, held at DeYOR’s Performing Arts Center in Youngstown, Ohio, set the stage where MDDE was awarded 15 Platinum and 12 Elite Gold medals and many other special ...

Warren’s Dragon

A dragon is on its way to Warren Area High School from half-way around the world. The nine-foot tall, 1,300-pound statue won’t be flying — it’s traveling by ship — and is not expected to make it to graduation. The creature, a work of Namfon Suktawee of Thailand — ...

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Improving internet? At 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, residents from Farmington Township will be holding a meeting at the Lander Fire Hall to discuss options for improving the internet service in the Russell, Lander, Sugar Grove area. There will be a representative on hand from WestPA.net to answer ...

Woman’s Club learns about tornado response and county’s pressing needs

Warren County Commissioner Ben Kafferlin spoke at a recent meeting of the Woman’s Club of Warren on two subjects — The tornado which swept through the area the night before, and what he sees as the most urgent crises in Warren County. In his capacity as Emergency Coordinator for Warren ...

All aboard!

In celebration of National Train Day, the Sheffield Depot Heritage Museum is having an open house on Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. National Train Day is observed annually, celebrating the anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1869. It was in Promontory ...

‘Are you challenging yourself?’

Running Revolution kicked off this past Thursday, April 25, with guest speaker Dr. James Roberts speaking on "Goal Setting and Achievement.” Running Revolution is a 10-week training program aimed toward empowering women. It encourages women to move toward greater physical, mental, and ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (5-6): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (5-8): blood pressures; cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (5-9): crafts at 9:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bonus bingo after ...

King’s demise

From Bandwagon: “J. Augustus Jones frequently made trips to his home. He was leading stockholder and a director of Forest Furniture Manufacturing Co., of Youngsville, as well as director of the First National Bank of that borough; he was also director of the Warren Savings Bank. These and ...

Hill & Dale Garden Club meets in April

The Hill & Dale Garden Club held a meeting at 12:30 p.m. April 24 at the Lottsville United Methodist Church. President Ruth Ann DeVore welcomed everyone and led the Pledge to the Flag. She also wished a Happy Birthday to all that have birthdays in April and May and birthday cards were ...

Briefs…

Cystic Fibrosis Walk This year’s Cystic Fibrosis Walk at Youngsville Elementary Middle School will be hosted by a family with a very personal stake. “Logan McDonald, an eighth-grade student at Youngsville Middle/Elementary School has Cystic Fibrosis,” according to a release. “On ...

Foodies get their fill at 5th annual Appetite for the Arts

Those with an appetite for the arts got their fill Saturday at The International Appetite for the Arts. The focus was on food, but there were arts on display, live music, and drinks. The price of admission included samples from any and all of the efforts of several professional and ...

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Allegheny Reservoir Cleanup The Allegheny River & Watershed Clean-up, which is a cooperative of several federal, state, county and private organizations, will be conducting its 15th Annual Allegheny Reservoir Cleanup, Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers will meet at the ...

Christian women host spring luncheon

Village Missions Country Partners held its “Spring: Season of Rebirth” luncheon on April 9 at the Allegheny Community Center. Kay Gray and Lee Jones greeted guests at the door, Lynn Espin welcomed guests to the ACC, and Birdie Crandall, chair, welcomed guests, reminding them that there ...

Community Foundation announces distributions to charities

At its April meeting, the directors of the Community Foundation of Warren County approved the distribution of $423,727.85 to charities and funds designated to receive money from the Foundation’s investment accounts. According to John Lasher, executive director, “This is the regular ...