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Refugees from all over the world visit county Saturday

Thirty people from Erie, including 20 refugee children from across the globe, ventured to Warren County on Saturday and braved a brisk spring day breeze to hike in the forest and visit the Kinzua Dam and reservoir. The hike was no walk-in-the-park; rather, it was a challenge to the visitors ...

Penelec’s 2019 Tree Trimming Program underway

Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its Pennsylvania service areas as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance electric service reliability. This work helps keep power flowing ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (4-29): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (5-1): cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (5-2): crafts at 9:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bingo after lunch Endeavor Township ...

‘Little Women’

A musical adaptation of a classic novel, “Little Women: The Broadway Musical” brings to Struthers Library Theatre the timeless story of a mother and her four daughters through their journeys of personal discovery, heartache, hope, and everlasting love. Presented by Warren Players, ...

Second Harvest adds May Military share

Thanks to generous donations, Second Harvest Food Bank is adding a May distribution to its Military Share program. Military Share provides nutritious food for qualifying veterans. “In northwest Pennsylvania, one in four households receiving food assistance has at least one household ...

Plogging for fun, the environment

A Plogging Clean-up will take place Saturday, April 27, from 1 to 3 p.m. in Warren. The event is a fun way to get outside and do some good for your local community and help clear litter to make your neighborhood more safe and beautiful. Plogging is a mix of jogging and picking up litter. ...

King of Big Top

It’ll come as no surprise that one of the most unique monuments in Oakland Cemetery belonged to a banker. But it appears that banking was just a side gig for John Augustus Jones. His real business was the circus. Jones was born in 1868 in Chandlers Valley. “J. Augustus and his ...

Briefs…

Class breakfast The men of the Warren High School class of 1951 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, at Perkins. WCCD garden plots The sixteen garden plots at the Hatch Run Conservation Demonstration Area are going fast. “The Warren County Conservation District announces ...

Blue mob

A blue wave passed through Warren Wednesday afternoon. The first Wellness Walk Wednesday, sponsored by Warren General Hospital and the Warren County YMCA, drew close to 150 participants. Each participant received a blue Wellness Walk T-shirt, WGH CEO Rick Allen and YMCA Executive ...

Blue Star Moms

Local military mothers have banded together to start a Blue Star Mothers chapter here in Warren. The Blue Star Mothers of Kinzua PA203 not only offers support for Warren, but they are the only chapter that covers the territory south of the New York State border all the way down to ...

Passing it on

Butch Hulings loved spending time with his family. “He had five grandkids that he took camping every year,” said stepdaughter Monica Morgan. “They would go fishing, on hikes, and he taught them all about nature, like trees, animal tracks, and cooking over an open fire. He would also ...

ACA’s 5th International Appetite for the Arts Cooking Contest & Tasting

Whirley DrinkWorks! and United Refining is sponsors of the Allegheny Center for the Arts’ (ACA) 5th International Appetite for the Arts Cooking Contest and Tasting Saturday, April 27, at Holy Redeemer Center at 11 Russell Street in Warren. The event is open to professionals and amateurs ...

Run Rev returns

The Running Revolution will begin its 11th season at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Israel Building on the Warren State Hospital grounds. Created and run by volunteers, this women’s movement club has served over 1,400 women during the past 10 years. This year, the Running Revolution ...

Briefs…

Class meeting The Youngsville High School class of 1969 will hold a class meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Youngsville American Legion. Classmates will be working on the 50th class reunion. All classmates are welcome. Contact Sandy at 664-9445 for information. Dam ...

Then& Now

Photo courtesy of the Warren County Historical Society/Times Observer photo by Brian Ferry The look at General Joseph Warren Park at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue West and Third Avenue in Warren. The most noticeable differences are the rutted-out, unpaved Third Avenue and the ...

WGH Auxiliary honors volunteers

With a theme of “You are Priceless — Our Warren General Hospital Volunteers,” the Warren General Hospital Auxiliary reflected on the Auxiliary’s 2018 work and honored many adult hospital volunteers during a complimentary 2019 Annual Volunteer Luncheon at the Conewango Club of ...

Hi-Ed summer camp gets robotic shot in the arm

The Warren-Forest Higher Education Council (Hi-Ed) School To Work Partnership recently received a donation of $4,120 from the Wendy Woodall Fund of the Community Foundation of Warren County to purchase 10 new LEGO Mindstorms robotics kits for the LEGO Robotics Summer Camp. As one of the ...

Warren Garden Club hears presentation on gardens of Claude Monet

President Patricia Christy welcomed members of Warren Garden Club to the April 18 meeting at the Warren Public Library’s Slater Room. The speaker for the day was Celia Knapp, who gave an informative talk on the gardens of Claude Monet. Knapp has visited the gardens four ...

Learning his story

Writer and theologian C.S. Lewis once said, “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” Tom Pierotti, of Corry, had no desire to change his beginning, but as he set his sights on unearthing his past, he went back and found an ...

Stronger than a tornado

Not even a tornado can rip apart the strength of the Warren County community. The citizens have come together and efforts are underway to clean up Warren County in the wake of the EF-2 tornado that ripped through the county Sunday evening. The county commissioners took the initiative in ...