Community

Briefs…

Bridge results At the Community Center Bob Kellogg-was first and Alice Kellogg second. At the Woman’s Club Marge Polito was first with Alice Kellogg second and at the library, Thursday night Patty Baker was first and Bill Massa second. Shrove Tuesday pancake supper The Annual Shrove ...

Brothels in Babylon

Warren County is a pretty conservative place. But there was once a town in the county where six of its first eight businesses were brothels. Welcome to Babylon, ladies and gentlemen. Flashback to the 1860s. Just a few years before, Edwin Drake became the first man to successfully drill ...

March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Odds are you know someone who has experienced problem or compulsive gambling. According to the North American Foundation for Gambling Addiction Help, the United States is in the top list of countries, where a huge part of the population (2.6 percent or almost 10 million people) has an ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (3-4): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (3-6): cards; Blood pressure 10:30 – 11:30; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; Every Wednesday Lenten Lunch; bingo after lunch Thursday (3-7): cards at 9:30 am; ...

Philomel Club offers music education scholarships

The Philomel Club of Warren is accepting applications for its annual scholarships for students in seventh grade and older who are studying with a private music instructor. Scholarships are also available for students pursuing continuing education in music beyond high school. Letters of ...

Delta Kappa Gamma tours Allegheny Center for the Arts

On Saturday, Feb. 23, Delta Kappa Gamma members had a tour of the Allegheny Center for the Arts located on the second and third floors of Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church. In the photo are John Shaughnesy, ACA board president, Kate Kiser, metalsmithing teacher, and Mark Davis, metal ...

Second Harvest brings food bank to veterans

The Second Harvest Food Bank will bring its Military Share program back to Warren on Wednesday. The food bank will be at the Warren County Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) at the Farm Colony at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27. They will provide “free fresh produce and other grocery ...

Briefs…

Christian Women luncheon Warren Christian Women, Village Missions Country Partners, will hold its March “Luck of the Irish ” luncheon on Tuesday, March 12, at the Allegheny Community Center, 42 Clark St., Warren, from noon to 2 p.m. The featured guest will be Warren’s Ray Goetz, ...

Baked with love

Students in the Warren County Career Center Culinary Arts program are doing their part to help raise money for Disabled American Veterans. With cupcakes. At the DAV Turkey Party from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Eagles Club, dessert will be cupcakes made at the career ...

Briefs…

Kiwanis Club 41st Annual Blood Screening Together with Warren General Hospital and Associated Clinical Laboratories, Kiwanis Club of Warren is organizing its 41st Annual Spring Blood Screening. A simple blood screening at any age is the easiest and most important thing you can do today to ...

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. Feb. 23: Special Olympics Health Fair, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at ...

Major League Past

We pick up this week with Clarendon-native Harry Weaver, who pitched in parts of five seasons in the major leagues. Weaver’s 1921 and 1922 seasons were spent in Indianapolis and he would win 20 games there in 1922. He pitched in 1923 and 1924 in Columbus, Nashville, Galveston but never ...

Control over heart disease

You may think that you have little or no control over your health when it comes to heart disease, but the truth is that there are several ways to reduce your risk of developing heart disease and a host of other chronic ailments that often go hand-in-hand. According to the Center for Disease ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (2-25): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (2-27): cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (2-28): crafts at 9:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bingo after lunch Endeavor Township ...

Local Self-Help Meetings:

Alcoholics Anonymous Call 866-839-3401 Sunday Warren • Unity Group (O-SPK-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 8 p.m. Monday Warren. • Monday-Wednesday-Friday (O-D-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Center, 207 Second Ave., noon. • K.I.S.S. Group (O-D-HA), Jefferson ...

‘Eating better’

As tables filled with clients, staff and guests gobbled up salad, baked chicken and peaches on Friday. And health coach Christine Smith loaded them with ideas to make healthy food choices part of a daily routine. “Think about the whole big picture and think of just a couple changes you can ...

In concert

On Saturday, Feb. 23, the Warren Concert Association resumes the season with a performance by singer/songwriter David LaMotte at Warren’s First Presbyterian Church. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. LaMotte has released 11 albums, his most recent a collection called “Best of David ...

Torchlight fund continues to reach new heights

The United Fund torch has been raised higher than ever this year. With the United Fund of Warren County Torchlight Campaign goal again reaching its highest level, the Warren County community was up to the task. Executive Director Lacey Hanson announced that the 94th annual campaign goal of ...

Evening adventures

Even in the coldest of winter, getting outside is a possibility and, for some, a necessity. Curling up inside is appealing, but after a time I must go out and “get the stink out”. And this time of year, it often means at night. Outside adventures at night are a choice made more from ...

Major League Past

Guy Hecker and Sherry Magee are probably the two best baseball players to ever come out of Warren County. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t others from here that made it to the Major Leagues. Here’s a little on each of Warren County’s remaining major leaguers in the ...