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Hill & Dale Garden Club minutes

The Hill & Dale Garden Club held the annual flower show and luncheon meeting on May 26 at 11:30 at the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church. Members brought a dish to pass and everything was very good and quite a variety. Muriel and her committee of Donna, Debbie, Sherry, Lila and Annie ...

Veterans family summer picnic Saturday July 13

It’s a time for veterans and their families to gather for food, fun, and fellowship. The Warren County United Veterans Council will host the third annual Veterans Family Summer Picnic from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Wilder Park in Irvine. “It’s an opportunity for ...

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ANF July 4 hours The USDA Forest Service – Allegheny National Forest will have the following Independence Day hours on July 4: Supervisors Office, Warren – Closed; Bradford Ranger District Office, Bradford – Closed; Marienville Ranger District Office, Marienville – Open 8 a.m. ...

72nd 4th of July Celebration

The Warren County 4th of July Celebration over the next three days will begin with a pre-parade show at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, and the 72nd annual 4th of July parade will follow at 11 a.m. on Pennsylvania Ave. East. This year’s parade theme is “A Salute to Warren County.” The parade is ...

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Class reunion Dear classmate: Youngsville High School has a summer tradition you will not want to miss. It is a family reunion-style get-together for all Y.H.S. alumni and guests who have graduated at least 50 years ago. This year, the Y.H.S. class of 1967 will host the honored class of ...

ANF Visitors Bureau Photo Contest results

A photo of a bald eagle protecting and watching over its nesting young won first place in the Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau’s 2018-2019 Photo Contest, out of 66 entries. The winning photo, taken by Laura Burdick of Smethport, shows a bald eagle aerie full of eaglets in a ...

Blue Star Moms host benefit 5k

The Blue Star Mothers of Kinzua will host the Freedom 5k this coming Saturday, July 6. The event will benefit our military and local veterans. The start and finish of the race will be North Warren Presbyterian Church, 200 South State Street. Check-in is from 7 to 8:45 a.m. The race begins ...

WCCD aids students of conservation field

Warren County students are moving on to conservation fields, with a little local help. The Warren County Conservation District awarded its Ralph G. Eckert Scholarship and the Warren County Council of Sportsmen’s Clubs Scholarship. The winners of the Eckert Scholarships, given to Warren ...

Flame of Hope

Warren County Special Olympics held its first Law Enforcement Torch Run in June as athletes joined with multiple law enforcement officers in a mile-long run. Law enforcement from the City of Warren, Youngsville, Conewango Township, Pennsylvania State Police, and Pennsylvania State Constables, ...

Chairs, chairs, everywhere there’s parade chairs

A long-observed tradition continued Monday as lines of chairs — many connected by string or rope — appeared along Pennsylvania Avenue. The chairs start showing up in what is considered prime viewing space and continue to multiply as parade day approaches. The 72nd Annual Warren County ...

Music on Wolverine Mountain

The mountains will come alive with the sound of music for the 5th annual Music on the Mountain. The show is set for Friday, July 26, at Sheffield High School’s Wolverine Mountain. “The plans are moving forward in a positive manner, pretty much everything is in place,” said Art Lane, ...

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CCC reunion The 12th Annual “Allegheny Picnic” Reunion celebrating the 86th Anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, August 16, with a brief ceremony honoring our departed CCC boys at the Worker Statue at Warren County Visitors Bureau located on ...

Free water at 4th of July parade — with a twist

First Lutheran Church has a long history of community outreach. For more than seven years, the church has given away more than 2,000 bottles of water during each Fourth of July Parade. A tent is set up at Celoron Park near the intersection of East Street and Pennsylvania Avenue where members ...

Life before water, power

Christine Martin was born on Nov. 28, 1922, at her parents’ home in Chesterfield, Pennsylvania. The first 20 years of her life were spent without the luxury of electricity. Her family of twelve knew no other way, therefore they didn’t see this as a hardship. “There was no electricity in ...

Worth the wait

In the spring of 2018, Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) presented an Audubon exclusive — a guided tour of Kinzua Dam and the Allegheny National Fish Hatchery. The response was so great that a second tour was arranged for the same day. When there was still a waiting list, the ...

The plaques

So back to the issue of the plaques that Celeron buried throughout his expedition. That’s where the story of the expedition really takes a fascinating turn. Here’s the short form: Celeron buried six plaques at the mouths of waterways on his expedition. Two of the six have been found. One ...

Youngsville has right idea with swim fun, lessons

Sunshine and 80-something-degree temperatures turned Friday into the perfect day for frolicking in the water. Some even spent the pre-lunch hours learning proper frolicking techniques as they took swimming lessons at Brokenstraw Valley Swimming Pool. The Brokenstraw Valley Swimming Pool ...