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‘Horseless carriage’

Warren’s first car was crafted in a Pine Street garage. By a dentist. First thing’s first, I have to thank the dentist’s grand-daughter, Judi Wilson, for originally sharing this story for me as well as the Warren County Historical Society for opening their archives up to me for many ...

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. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com. Sept. 15: Allegheny RiverfesT, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendors and ...

Called To Worship

ALLIANCE WARREN ALLIANCE: 278 Kinzua Rd., Rt. 59. Pastor Doug McCracken. Sunday school for all ages, 9:15 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; adult prayer/Bible studies, Youth, Kid Quest, 6:30 p.m. Wed. MIDWAY ALLIANCE CHURCH: 6384 Oil Creek Rd., Spartansburg. Rev. Eric Swartzbaugh, pastor. Sun. ...

Briefs…

Red Hats to meet The Purple Majestic Red Hats will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the home of Joyce Brecht, 23 N. State St., North Warren. Meat, beverage, and dessert will be furnished. Bring a dish to pass. Call 723-3614 by September 18 to confirm. Rummage and bake sale Saron ...

Needs of county Human Services addressed in report

The results are in. After a lengthy process — one mostly unfamiliar to both those participating and those spectating within the community, the final report of this year’s Warren County Human Services Summit is in. The process took several months start to finish, including planning, ...

Briefs…

BonTon lunch group The BonTon lunch group will meet at 12:30 p.m≥. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Cable Hollow. Caregivers’ Support Group meeting The monthly meeting of the Caregivers’ Support Group will be held at noon, Monday, Sept. 17, at the Grace United Methodist Church, Wesley ...

A.R.iverfesT.

September has become a storytelling month in Warren. This weekend, Crescent Park will be the setting for the third annual Allegheny Riverfest. A joint effort between the Warren County Historical Society and the Allegheny Center for the Arts, Riverfest was born in 2016 as a way to showcase not ...

Woman’s Club 2018-19 season starts off

The 2018-19 season of the Warren Woman’s Club started off with a piano sing-along with the accompaniment of Mr. Glenn Fegely, husband of member Tana Fegely, playing some great American hits. Club Manager, Anne Higgins, led the singing. The President’s tea followed with Woman’s Club ...

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. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com. Sept. 13: Benefit for Poppy, 4 to 6:30 p.m., Hessel Valley ...

Free Audubon Nature Play Day Saturday morning, Sept. 15

Let children explore unstructured outdoor play in a safe environment while you learn how to continue the nature play experience at home. Come to Audubon Community Nature Center’s next Nature Play Day on Saturday morning, Sept. 15. Children ages two to eight and their favorite adults can ...

Focus of summit to bring agencies, families together

Earlier this year, Warren County held a Human Services Summit to bring families — and then providers — together to identify the state of services in the county. Commissioner Jeff Eggleston presented the report during Wednesday’s Warren County Commissioners meeting. Eggleston ...

New school bus schedules heed motorist caution

The rules regarding school buses have not changed, but some of the timing has. Some motorists who have very consistent morning and evening schedules over a span of years may see buses that they have not encountered in the past. “School bus routes were adjusted due to the change in the ...

Human Services Summit identifies long-term goals

The Human Services Summit has been crested. Wednesday’s Warren County Board of Commissioners meeting will be largely devoted to a presentation on the final report from this year’s Human Services Summit. Commissioner Jeff Eggleston will be presenting the results of the past five ...

Warren Players hosts members picnic

“A Warren Players member is anyone who has ever been involved in any production.” Warren Players board member Jen Koebley said — as one of the longest-running, if not the longest-running community amateur theater groups in the country — there are a lot of members of the Warren ...

Signups for Salvation Army programs soon

Winter is coming. The Salvation Army has scheduled signups for its Bundle Up and Christmas programs. The two programs will have signups for anyone interested From Sept. 24 to 28 and Oct. 1 to 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 311 Beech Street. The Bundle Up programs is a voucher program, which ...

YMCA in Youngsville costs Borough

The YMCA branch is providing a valuable service, but is costing Youngsville Borough money. Value versus cost was a topic of some contention at the borough council meeting Monday. On one side, the facility “gives an opportunity for the Youngsville area to be fit and to take advantage of ...

Audubon Volunteer Appreciation Night and Annual Dinner Sept. 24

You are invited to join Audubon Community Nature Center in honoring volunteers, celebrating the successes of the year, and welcoming new Board members at the Volunteer Appreciation Night and Annual Dinner on Monday, Sept. 24. The public is welcome to participate in this festive evening. ...

St. Joe’s 5th Graders make summer reading competitive

Most fifth graders’ summertime activity lists do not include 168 hours of reading. But that is what Lexi Paris, now a sixth grader at St. Joseph School, did. Teacher Pam Nasman said each fourth and fifth grader was encouraged at the end of the last school year to keep a record of their ...

September is suicide prevention month

“It’s the secret that kills.” That, said Family Services of Warren County (FSWC) therapist Jada DeLoof, is the message she’s hoping to send this Monday, Sept. 10, which is World Suicide Prevention Day. That is the day that FSWC has set for what DeLoof and the rest of the staff ...