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New photo gallery coming to Warren Library

Go around the world in 80 photographs. The new exhibition at the Warren Public Library, featuring the photography of Peter, Monika, Krisztina, and Nora Garami, is an opportunity to see local, cultural, historical, and architectural subjects from around the world. Photos demonstrating Mayan ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 01/01: Happy New Year! Center closed. Wednesday: 01/03: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 01/04: cards, games, Christmas lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 01/02: cards, games, lunch ...

Briefs…

Rouse donations The Rouse Estate Memorial Fund, which supports many resident activities, received contributions during the month of November and December in memory/honor of the following: Lorraine Olson Basil Pokosh Ruth Bloom Sally Darling Carl Russo Hazel Bull William ...

Not Forgotten

I’m sure I’m not the only person that could say this: We have a catch-all room. Just off the newsroom is the space - a small corner room - that once served as the darkroom where Times Observer staff would have likely processed film for decades. We don’t have a real use for the room ...

Next chapter

The United Fund of Warren will be seeking a new leader this spring. Jim Goodling, United Fund Director, announced on Wednesday that he will be stepping down from the directorship effective June of 2018. This year is Goodling’s fifth Torchlight Campaign and, he said, his last. Goodling ...

What to do with that tree now?

What to do with a dying Christmas tree after the holiday? Drop it off on Oak Street. For 24 years, the City of Warren, the Allegheny National Forest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Kinzua Fish and Wildlife Association have partnered to take discarded Christmas trees off the hands ...

Tracks in history

My great-grandfather Fredrik Wilhelm Jonasson and his brother Axel Henrik Jonasson emigrated to America from Sweden around 1890. Upon arrival, the Jonassons adopted the Anglicized “Johnson” spelling for their surname. While Axel operated a 60-acre farm between Mayville and Sherman, New York ...

The biggest community stories of the past year

All of these stories impact – or have impacted – our community. Whether it be our health, our travel or our education, here are some of the stories we covered this year that just don’t quite fit anywhere else: March 13: Game Over – Youngsville football eliminated, ...

Holiday Heroes Blood Drive will be held this Wednesday

It’s time for the Holiday Heroes Blood Drive. Community Blood Bank is continuing the event to help increase the blood supply through the holiday season. “Holiday Heroes is a promotion to help increase the blood supply during the difficult period before Christmas through mid-January,” ...

Spreading joy

All over Warren County, children have participated in the decorating of Christmas trees. But, there are also three trees half the state away decorated by local children. Gov. Tom Wolf’s residence in Harrisburg features numerous Christmas trees and three of those trees are decorated ...

Bandits, Ruff Riders meet for Horsemanship Skills Clinic

On December 9, the Sunset Bandits and the Sugar Grove Ruff Riders met at Becky Downs’ barn for a hands-on Horsemanship Skills Clinic. Although it was bitter cold that morning, club members moved around enough to stay warm and learned a wealth of knowledge. Leaders Virginia Loizeaux, ...

Last-minute? Gift a holiday plant

In this busy gift buying and gift giving season a holiday plant makes a wonderful present for almost anyone. It is a beautiful gift that can be enjoyed as part of the holiday decor in any home. I have a Christmas cactus that blooms profusely every holiday. When I see it bloom I never fail to ...

Warren the Frontier

James Morrison would join one last tour in his Revolutionary War service – from the Juniata River to Big Island, now Great Island, on the west bank of the Susquehanna in Clinton County, up into Blair County and then home. Family tradition holds that he may have been in Warren County in 1777 ...

Ruff Riders begin new season

The Sugar Grove Ruff Riders 4H Club began the new season with a horse demonstration done on advanced ground handling and communicating with your horses through body languages by leader Kelly Boisvert. This meeting was held on October 3 at the Sugar Grove Mission Covenant Church. Following ...

A bridge named after him, too

Some call it the Morrison Bridge. Some call it the Casey Bridge. Others simply know it as the bridge over the Allegheny Reservoir on Rt. 59. But a 1978 action by the Pennsylvania General Assembly settles the debate – the “James Morrison Memorial Bridge.” According to Act 4 of 1978, ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Closed for Christmas on Monday Wednesday: 12/13: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 12/14: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Closed for Christmas on Tuesday Wednesday: 12/13: cards, ...

Briefs…

EOC holiday closure The Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunities Council will be closed Monday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Dec. 26 for the holiday. We will re-open at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 27. Outdoor Club On Thursday, Jan. 4, the Allegheny Outdoor Club (AOC) will hold its first ...

Hill & Dale Garden Club meets for Christmas luncheon

The Hill & Dale Garden Club met for their Christmas luncheon on December 18 at 12:30 at Perkins Restaurant in Warren with 22 in attendance. The tables were beautifully decorated with pretty tablecloths, super cute table decorations made by Carol Eckert and cute little deer cups with candy ...

Christian Women host ‘Happy Holidays’ luncheon

The December 12 “Happy Holidays” luncheon of the Christian Women’s Club, held at the Allegheny Community Center, began with Karen Zurkan leading the opening prayer. Birdie Crandall, Chair, welcomed any guests attending for the first time. David Ford of Jamestown, N.Y., began the music ...

Warren Garden Club holds holiday celebration

President Suzanne Barone welcomed members of Warren Garden Club to the annual holiday celebration at St. Joseph Catholic Church. President Barone welcomed special guest and District VIII Director Tom Huston. President Barone thanked committee and ad hoc committee chairman for their time and ...